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Rhode Island State House Tuesday, April 6, 2021

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

4pm Rhode Island House

IN ORDER:

  1. H5073 (See Amendment) by McNamara ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION – SECURING THE FINANCIAL FUTURE FOR ALL STUDENTS ACT
  2. S0078A by Euer ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT – 2021 ACT ON CLIMATE

4pm Rhode Island Senate

IN ORDER

  1. S0251 by Lawson ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINALS – CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS – STATION HOUSES FOR WOMEN
  2. S0443A by McCaffrey ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY – THE HOSPITAL CONVERSIONS ACT
  3. S0659 by Cano ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
  4. S0661 by Coyne ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
  5. S0720 by Sosnowski ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
  6. S0721 by Sosnowski ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
  7. S0613 by Ruggerio ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS – REAL JOBS RHODE ISLAND ACT
  8. S0067 by Seveney ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT – STATE EMBLEMS
  9. S0068 by Sosnowski ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY – HOLLEY LANDING
  10. S0142 by Gallo ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES – REGULATION OF SALES
  11. H5445A by Carson ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT – 2021 ACT ON CLIMATE

5pm (Rise) House 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 1.
    • Article 1 Sec 15 – RI Promise
  • Article 4. Public Debt Management Act (Sections 2 and 3 only) University of Rhode Island
    • Article 4 Section 2 – Memorial Union
    • Article 4 Section 3 – Combined Health and Counseling Center projects
  • H5224 by Shekarchi, Diaz, Amore, Baginski, Blazejewski, Kazarian, Potter, Felix, Biah, Batista ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION (Removes the requirement that the scholarship program cease with the enrollment of the high school graduating class of 2021 at the community college of Rhode Island.)

5pm (Rise) House Judiciary

SCHEDULED FOR HEARING AND/OR CONSIDERATION

  • H5084 (Attorney General) by Knight ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE – IDENTIFICATION AND APPREHENSION OF CRIMINALS (Allows for the sealing of records pertaining to cases for which a person is acquitted or otherwise exonerated from a charged offense and eliminates the $100 fee for the expungement of a criminal record.)
  • H5985 by Solomon, Knight, Craven ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE – RHODE ISLAND TITLE INSURERS ACT (Provides that only RI attorneys can act as title insurance agents and determine insurability and marketability. Limits discount title insurance premiums and restricts sharing premiums.)
  • H5989 by Noret, Casimiro, Vella-Wilkinson, Corvese, Craven, Casey, Lombardi, Place ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES – MANDATORY VACCINATION AGREEMENT PROHIBITED (Prohibits discrimination against individuals who refuse to be vaccinated.)
  • H6085 by Morgan ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE-PROCEDURE GENERALLY – CAUSES OF ACTION (Grants immunity from civil liability and professional disciplinary action for any action or inaction arising out of a disaster or declared emergency, when acting in good faith.)
  • H6147 (Attorney General) by Shallcross Smith, Shekarchi, Ackerman, Ajello, Ruggiero, Carson ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE – SENTENCE OR EXECUTION (Amends Hate Crimes Sentencing Act. Adds gender identity, expression to protected groups. Clarifies sentencing enhancements for hate crimes against victims in a protected group. Permits sentencing to community service or educational classes.)
  • H6154 by Shallcross Smith ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT – DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES (Requires any facility or business which teaches, gives lessons, classes or training to children and youth to have their prospective employees submit to a criminal background check, through the state or local police department, prior to them being hired.)
  • H6155 by Craven, Vella-Wilkinson, Ajello, Amore ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES – SEXUAL ASSAULT (Eliminates the marital sexual assault exception when a victim is incapacitated, disabled, or helpless.)
  • H6172 by Shallcross Smith ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES – CERTIFICATION OF CHILDCARE AND YOUTH-SERVING WORKERS AND OPERATORS (Waives costs of criminal background checks for employees of child day care, daycare centers, family daycare homes, group family daycare homes, child-placing agencies and residential childcare facilities that must be state licensed by DCYF.)
  • H6173 by Speakman, Carson, Knight, Donovan, Cortvriend ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY – REFUSE DISPOSAL (Updates and modernizes the department of environmental management’s ability to enforce environmental laws, and more specifically modifies practices regarding a notice of violation.)
  • H6189 by Kazarian ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO DOMESTIC RELATIONS – ADOPTION OF CHILDREN (Reduces age from 25 to 18.)

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