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Rhode Island State House Friday, February 12, 2021

All the video from the Rhode Island State House for Friday, February 12, 2021.

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Friday February 12, 2021

4PM Senate Committee on Education

Agenda:

  1. Opening Comments from Chairperson Cano
  2. Comments from Paul Chaput, Behavioral Specialist at Bradley Hospital
  3. Presentation by Representatives of Bradley Hospital
  4. Presentation by Representatives of RI Department of Children, Youth & Families
  5. Presentation by Representatives of the RI Department of Education

4PM Senate Committee on Commerce

Scheduled for Advice and Consent:

  • Appointment of John C. Revens, Jr. VICE Marion S. Gold, Ph.D to the Public Utilities Commission for a term expiring March 1, 2027.
  • Reappointment of Mary Jo Kaplan to the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation for a term expiring February 1, 2025.
  • Appointment of David Chenevert VICE Ronald P. O’Hanley to the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation for a term expiring February 1, 2025.
  • Reappointment of Jason Kelly to the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation for a term expiring February 1, 2025.
  • Reappointment of Karl Wadensten to the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation for a term expiring February 1, 2025.
  • Appointment of William Stone to the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation for a term expiring February 1, 2025.

Scheduled for Hearing and/or Consideration:

  • S0021 AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS — RHODE ISLAND FOOD, DRUGS, AND COSMETICS ACT (Limits the amount of fees charged by a third-party food delivery service to fifteen percent (15%).)
  • S0023 AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS — TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANY SERVICES – TOWN OF NEW SHOREHAM (Provides New Shoreham has the exclusive authority to prescribe rules and regulations pertaining to the operation, licensing, and regulation of transportation network service companies and their services when TNCs are operating in the town of New Shoreham.)
  • S0027 AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES — PERSONAL DELIVERY DEVICES (Establishes rules and regulations concerning the use and registration of personal delivery devices and mobile carrying devices.)
  • S0028 AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS — TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANY SERVICES–WHEELCHAIR LIFT EQUIPMENT VEHICLES (Requires ride sharing services to provide wheelchair lift equipment vehicles as part of their fleet; establishes accessibility program for persons with disabilities in unserved or underserved geographic areas of the state.)

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