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Rhode Island State House Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 1pm Raising RI Coalition 4pm Rhode Island House IN ORDER: H5470A (See Amendment) by Serpa ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE H6068 (See Amendment) by Casey ENTITLED, AN ACT TO VACATE THE FORFEITURE OR REVOCATION OF THE CHARTER OF RANERE ASSOCIATES, INC. H6127 (See Amendment) by Donovan ENTITLED, AN ACT VALIDATING AND RATIFYING AMENDMENTS TO
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Published on March 30, 2021
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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

1pm Raising RI Coalition

4pm Rhode Island House

IN ORDER:

  1. H5470A (See Amendment) by Serpa ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
  2. H6068 (See Amendment) by Casey ENTITLED, AN ACT TO VACATE THE FORFEITURE OR REVOCATION OF THE CHARTER OF RANERE ASSOCIATES, INC.
  3. H6127 (See Amendment) by Donovan ENTITLED, AN ACT VALIDATING AND RATIFYING AMENDMENTS TO THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF BRISTOL
  4. H6128 (See Amendment) by Amore ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES – RETAIL LICENSES
  5. H5252 (See Amendment) by Carson ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES – REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES
  6. H6137 (See Amendment) by Kazarian ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
  7. H6138 (See Amendment) by Solomon ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
  8. 2021-S0052 (See Amendment) by Rogers ENTITLED, AN ACT VALIDATING AND RATIFYING AMENDMENTS TO THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF COVENTRY
  9. SS0240 (See Amendment) by Coyne ENTITLED, AN ACT VALIDATING AND RATIFYING AMENDMENTS TO THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF BARRINGTON

4pm Rhode Island Senate

IN ORDER

  1. S0384A (See Amendment) by Lawson ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS – UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT
  2. S0056 (See Amendment) by DiPalma ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT – PRESERVATION OF FAMILIES WITH DISABLED PARENT ACT
  3. S0128 (See Amendment) by Raptakis ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES – CHILDREN-CONFINEMENT IN MOTOR VEHICLES PROHIBITED
  4. S0133A (See Amendment) by Coyne ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE – SMALL CLAIMS AND CONSUMER CLAIMS – PROCEDURE IN PARTICULAR ACTIONS
  5. S0561 (See Amendment) by Kallman ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO PROPERTY – RHODE ISLAND FAIR HOUSING PRACTICES ACT
  6. S0428 (See Amendment) by Cano ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT – DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION

5pm (Rise) House Committee on Environment and Natural Resources

SCHEDULED FOR CONSIDERATION

  • H5626 (Governor) by Tobon ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY – PROPER MANAGEMENT OF UNUSED PAINT {LC1242/1} (Requires DEM to request proposals every 2 years to solicit representative organization to operate paint stewardship program.)
  • S0078A by Euer, Ruggerio, McCaffrey, Goodwin, Sosnowski, Coyne, Cano, Murray, Valverde, Kallman ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT – 2021 ACT ON CLIMATE

5pm (Rise) House Committee on Finance

SCHEDULED FOR HEARING

  • H6122(Governor) by Abney ENTITLED, AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE STATE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2022
  • Article 2. State Funds
  • Article 3. Government Reform and Reorganization
  • Article 5. Short Term Borrowing
  • Article 6. Fees (Sections 1-4 Only)
    • Article 6 – Sections 1 and 2. Contractors’ Licensing and Registration Board
    • Article 6 – Section 3. Broker Dealer Representative Fee
    • Article 6 – Section 4. Requests for Public Health Data Fees

6pm House Committee on Health & Human Services

SCHEDULED FOR CONSIDERATION

  • H6014 (Department of Health) by Potter, Caldwell, Baginski, Edwards, Kislak, Morales ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY – OFFICE OF STATE MEDICAL EXAMINERS {LC2211/1} (Removes the sunset provision on the requirement that the office of state medical examiners be responsible for a multidisciplinary team review of drug related overdose deaths.)

SCHEDULED FOR HEARING AND/OR CONSIDERATION

  • H5432 by Ackerman, Chippendale, Hawkins, Baginski, McNamara ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE – ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES {LC514/1} (Insurance coverage for prostate/colon cancer screening.)
  • S0383 as amended by Goodwin, Ruggerio, McCaffrey, Miller, Coyne ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE – ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES – THE MARYELLEN GOODWIN COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING ACT {LC363/1} (Insurance coverage for prostate/colon cancer screening.)
  • H5844 by Baginski, Casimiro, Bennett ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY {LC2146/1} (Requires medical spas to employ or contract for the services of a licensed physician, physician assistant, or registered nurse.)
  • H5849 by Casey, Kennedy, Solomon, Kazarian, Williams ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE – ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES {LC441/1} (Requires insurance coverage for health care services provided by a naturopathic doctor licensed in this state.)
  • H5850 by Casey, Kennedy, Solomon, Kazarian, Williams ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS – LICENSE OF NATUROPATHY ACT {LC435/1} (Changes the name of doctor of naturopathy to naturopathic doctor and permit them to administer IVs, perform phlebotomy, and consult, but not change, patient’s prescription medication.)
  • H6015 by Price, Nardone, Quattrocchi ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY – DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH {LC1376/1} (Requires the mandatory immunization informed consent form contain certain relevant information.)
  • H6019 by Fogarty, Amore, Tanzi, Shallcross Smith, Ranglin-Vassell, Hull, Messier ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE – ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES {LC203/1} (Requires insurance carriers, nonprofit hospital service plans, nonprofit medical service corporations and HMOs to cover costs of breast ultrasounds and/or MRI breast exams for person receiving notice of dense breast tissue.)
  • H6020 by Vella-Wilkinson, Noret, Ruggiero, Williams, Solomon, Fogarty, Carson, McGaw, Donovan, Cortvriend ENTITLED, AN ACT CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY RHODE ISLAND’S PAYMENT AND REIMBURSEMENT FOR HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED CONDITIONS (HAC) AND HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS (HAI) AND PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS TO ESTABLISH/CLARIFY THE STATE’S POLICY AND PROCEDURES {LC1529/1} (Creates a 9 member commission to study Rhode Island’s payment and reimbursement for (HAC) and (HAI) and provide recommendations for the state’s policy and procedures, and would report back by January 5, 2022 and expire on March 5, 2022.)
  • H6047 by Tanzi, Felix, Cortvriend, Cassar, Kislak, Morales, Ajello, McGaw, Fogarty, Batista ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS – PHARMACIES {LC1906/1} (Authorizes a licensed pharmacist, who successfully completes a course on tobacco cessation therapy, to prescribe and dispense tobacco cessation drug products to a qualified patient pursuant to rules adopted by the board of pharmacy.)
  • H6078 by McGaw, Cassar, Kislak, Morales, Potter, Felix, Ajello, Cortvriend, Henries, Donovan ENTITLED, HOUSE RESOLUTION RESPECTFULLY URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PASS LEGISLATION ESTABLISHING AN IMPROVED “MEDICARE FOR ALL” SINGLE PAYER PROGRAM THAT WOULD PROVIDE UNIVERSAL, COMPREHENSIVE AND AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE
  • H6079 by Giraldo, Alzate, Potter, Morales, Barros, Diaz, Baginski, Tobon, McGaw ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY NONDISCRIMINATION IN ACCESS TO ANATOMICAL GIFTS AND ORGAN TRANSPLANT ACT (ISAAC’S LAW) {LC2281/1} (Prohibits discrimination against a potential organ transplant recipient based solely on a physical or mental disability.)
  • H6129 by Shallcross Smith ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS – PHYSICAL THERAPISTS {LC1553/1} (Authorizes a licensed physical therapist to perform physical therapy services to a student while in school without a prescription or referral, in accordance with the student’s IEP or IFSP.)
  • H5629 by Ackerman, Shekarchi, Baginski ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS – 911 EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER ACT {LC1581/1} (Establishes an emergency telephone system call review and quality improvement and would require at least one 911 system operator trained in telecommunicator cardiopulmonary resuscitation be on duty at all time.)

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