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Current trends in Rhode Island legislation over the last 72 hours as measured by public interest and activity.

PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1S0576IntroducedMakes sweeping changes to the law on massage therapy licensing.
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2019-04-19
#2S0605IntroducedProvides guidelines and restrictions pertaining to short-term rentals to address health and safety concerns.
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2019-04-19
#3H5672IntroducedExtends the required air quality monitoring program at T.F. Green International Airport for two years to July 31, 2021.
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2019-04-22
#4H5909IntroducedEstablishes the supported decision-making act which is a less restrictive alternative to guardianship for utilization of the probate courts.
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2019-04-03
#5S0264IntroducedPermits students to possess and use over-the-counter products to treat menstrual cramps or vaginal yeast infections during school activities without a doctor's or parent's note.
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2019-04-19
#6H5278PassedExtends the requirement to collect sales tax to remote sellers in a way that conforms to a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision making it easier for states to compel collection/sales tax from retailers who do not have a physical presence in their state...
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2019-03-29
Signed by Governor
#7H5715IntroducedRemoves the requirement that party primary voters automatically change their party affiliation to that party and reduces from 90 to 30 days the time before an election that a non-candidate can change their affiliation.
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2019-04-15
#8S0407IntroducedExempts the producers of certain milk and milk product produced for personal consumption from the inspection requirements of the milk sanitation code.
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2019-04-19
#9H5975IntroducedIncreases the penalties for a first offense of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death to a minimum five (5) years in incarceration, a minimum of ten thousand dollars ($10,000) and a minimum license revocation of five (5) years.
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2019-04-23
#10S0200IntroducedSenate Resolution Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Legislative Commission To Conduct A Comprehensive Review And Make Recommendations Regarding The Appropriate State Agency To House Adult Education (extends The Reporting And...
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2019-04-19
#11S0331IntroducedProhibits discrimination in housing against those persons who have a lawful source of income.
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2019-04-19
#12S0409IntroducedIncreases the members of public school personnel to include all trained school administrators, teachers, or SROs among those authorized to administer an opioid antagonist where there is an emergency drug overdose in a school setting.
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2019-04-19
#13H5863IntroducedCreates a new process with standards to be utilized when deciding whether an applicant's past criminal contacts' convictions should disqualify them from receiving a government issued license.
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2019-04-15
#14H5936IntroducedCreates the "student loan bill of rights act" which establishes guidelines for the issuance of postsecondary loans.
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2019-04-18
#15S0027IntroducedRepeals the current chapter of the general laws regarding immunity for food donors to food banks, and would adopt a new chapter with comprehensive immunity provisions for persons involved in donating food to food banks.
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2019-04-19
#16S0031IntroducedEstablishes the supported decision-making act which is a less restrictive alternative to guardianship for utilization of the probate courts.
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2019-04-11
#17S0030IntroducedMandates that a landlord have a general liability policy of at least $100,000 in effect for those injured on premises due to the landlord's negligence. Failure to provide proof of insurance would preclude a landlord from proceeding on an eviction act...
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2019-04-19
#18S0156IntroducedLimits the issuance of pistol and revolver carry permits to the office of the attorney general.
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2019-04-02
#19S0118IntroducedSenate Resolution Respectfully Requesting That The Office Of The Postsecondary Commissioner Form A Work Group To Conduct A Thorough Review Into How Rhode Island Can Protect Student Loan Borrowers
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2019-04-23
#20S0237IntroducedAmends the penalty provisions for disorderly conduct, willful trespass, and shoplifting.
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2019-04-09
#21S0262IntroducedRemoves the condition that there needs to be a reasonable expectation that a 19 year old will complete a program in secondary school in order to qualify as a dependent child.
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2019-04-19
#22S0292IntroducedEstablishes procedures regulating the delegation of non-ablative laser hair removal treatments.
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2019-04-19
#23S0267IntroducedIncludes licensed school psychologists under the provisions of the general laws governing the regulations of psychologists.
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2019-04-19
#24H5550IntroducedRequires various health care facilities and child care facilities to have automated external defibrillators on site.
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2019-03-27
#25H5764IntroducedSets an earlier deadline for the filing of declaration of candidacy and nomination papers while also moving the party primary from September to August.
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2019-04-15
#26S0500IntroducedExtends monitoring of hospital conversions from 3 to 5 years/increases fine for violations from $1,000,000 to $2,000,000/simplifies judicial review.
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2019-04-19
#27S0479IntroducedRequires real estate sellers to provide buyers with an annual building energy cost estimate and imposes a duty on sellers to conduct real estate condition inspections.
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2019-04-19
#28S0400IntroducedRequires all school districts to designate an athletic trainer to be available for high school athletic practices and games.
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2019-04-19
#29H5852IntroducedHouse Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Justices On The Rhode Island Supreme Court To Give A Written Opinion Upon A Question Of Law
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2019-04-09
#30S0586IntroducedEliminates division of planning from evaluation process of future state prop. leases. Eliminates requirement of notice to local planning board's planning program of hearings and zoning changes.
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2019-04-19
#31S0592IntroducedRegulates fiduciary and designated recipient access to digital assets relating to probate practice and procedure by creating the "Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act" to promote uniformity of the law among states that enact it.
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2019-04-19
#32S0577IntroducedProvides the office of the health insurance commissioner with oversight of risk-bearing provider organizations and health care risk contracts.
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2019-04-19
#33S0633IntroducedJoint Resolution Authorizing The Issuance And Refinancing Of Garvee Bonds
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2019-04-04
#34S0728IntroducedAllows a provisional employee in classified service, who has satisfactorily served in their position for more than five (5) consecutive years, to be deemed qualified to be awarded permanent status in that position, without the need of examination.
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2019-04-19
#35H5922IntroducedProvides medical insurance policies to provide coverage for communication access services for the hard-of-hearing.
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2019-04-22
#36H5986IntroducedPermits, in certain circumstances, the publication, or broadcast of the likeness of an elected official on an official government website with 120 days preceding an election.
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2019-04-15
#37H6006IntroducedRequires all candidates to file the same number of campaign finance reports, all due at the same times, whether or not they have a contested primary election.
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2019-04-15
#38S0804IntroducedSenate Resolution Celebrating The 35th Anniversary Of The Enthronement Of His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios On April 8, 1984
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2019-04-23
Placed on the Senate Consent Calendar (04/24/2019)
#39S0548IntroducedRequires the RIDE, within the next three years, to create a plan where all RI teachers would be trained in the BEARS curriculum (BEARS training includes hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Heimlich maneuver, and bleeding control).
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2019-04-19
#40S0251PassedExtends requirement to collect sales tax to remote sellers in a way that conforms to a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision making it easier for states to compel collection of the sales tax from retailers who do not have a physical presence in their st...
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2019-03-29
Signed by Governor
#41H5992IntroducedEstablishes procedure/process to prohibit intentional environment manipulation by geoengineering and requires license from DEM to conduct any such activities.
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2019-04-11
#42S0404IntroducedJoint Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Effect And Procedures For The Reorganization Of The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (crmc)
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2019-04-19
#43H5016EngrossedJoint Resolution Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study Veteran And Military Spouse Education And Employment Opportunities (would Extend The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Legislativ...
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2019-04-04
#44H5035IntroducedCreates a special motor vehicle registration plate for The Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation, Inc.
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2019-04-15
Placed on House Calendar (04/25/2019)
#45H5041EngrossedProhibits development of land contiguous to State House unless approved by general assembly.
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2019-04-04
#46H5053PassedExempts property located at 122 North Main Street in the city of Woonsocket from the provision requiring it to be located a certain distance from objectors/schools/churches regarding the issuance of retail liquor licenses.
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2019-04-10
Signed by Governor
#47H5107IntroducedHouse Resolution Amending The Rules Of The House Of Representatives For The Years 2017-2018
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2019-03-26
Withdrawn at sponsor's request (03/28/2019)
#48H5091PassedTo Vacate The Forfeiture Or Revocation Of The Charter Of Ten Trees Group, Inc.
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2019-04-17
Effective without Governor's signature
#49H5118EngrossedAllows students in public schools to possess and use sunscreen.
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2019-04-04
#50H5115EngrossedProhibits the use of display fireworks, or aerial consumer fireworks without a permit between the hours of 12:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. on any day and makes a violation of this permit requirement a civil violation punishable by a fine of $75 and court co...
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2019-04-04
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