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RI State House Tuesday April 13, 2021

Tuesday April 13, 2021 2pm House Oversight AGENDA: Call Meeting to Order. Presentation on the 2020 Rhode Island Healthy Aging Data Report Beth Dugan, Associate Professor, Department of Gerontology, University of Massachusetts Boston Maureen Maigret, Vice-Chair of the Long Term Care Coordinating Council Next Meeting Date. Adjournment. 2:30pm Child Care in Rhode Island AGENDA: Welcome Provider and Legislative Updates Child
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Published on April 14, 2021
By Uprise RI

Tuesday April 13, 2021

2pm House Oversight

AGENDA:

  1. Call Meeting to Order.
  2. Presentation on the 2020 Rhode Island Healthy Aging Data Report
    • Beth Dugan, Associate Professor, Department of Gerontology, University of Massachusetts Boston
    • Maureen Maigret, Vice-Chair of the Long Term Care Coordinating Council
  3. Next Meeting Date.
  4. Adjournment.

2:30pm Child Care in Rhode Island

AGENDA:

  1. Welcome
  2. Provider and Legislative Updates
  3. Child Care Awareness Day Discussion
  4. Agency Reports
  5. Adjournment

4pm Rhode Island House

4pm Rhode Island Senate

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 9. Economic Development
    • Article 16. Housing

SCHEDULED FOR HEARING AND/OR CONSIDERATION

  • H5456 by Slater ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION – REAL ESTATE CONVEYANCE TAX (Increases the housing resources restricted receipts account by $.60 previously retained for state use.)
  • H5687 by Speakman, Alzate, Williams, Potter, Kislak ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION – REAL ESTATE CONVEYANCE TAX (Provides that a portion of the real estate conveyance tax be apportioned to a newly established restricted receipt account known as the housing production fund.)
  • H5951 by Shekarchi, Blazejewski ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT – EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF COMMERCE (Creates a deputy secretary of commerce and housing within the executive office of commerce to oversee housing initiatives and develop a housing plan.)

5pm (Rise) House Judiciary

SCHEDULED FOR CONSIDERATION

  • H5394 by Cortvriend, Ruggiero, Shekarchi, Bennett, Handy, Cassar, McGaw, Henries, Kislak ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT – PRESERVATION OF FAMILIES WITH DISABLED PARENT ACT (Precludes a parent’s disability from serving as the sole basis for the state to institute an investigation of the disabled parent’s family.)

SCHEDULED FOR HEARING AND/OR CONSIDERATION

  • 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.)
  • H6171 by Kislak, McNamara, Potter, Felix, Alzate, Cassar, Cortvriend, Ajello, Donovan, Henries ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY – PROTECTION OF CHILDREN – PHYSICAL SEX CHARACTERISTICS SURGERY ACT (Prohibits physical sex characteristics surgery for children under 12 years of age, except to address an immediate risk of physical harm. Provides for a private course of action for violations with a 10 year statute of limitations.)
  • H6152 by Williams, Ajello, Henries, McGaw, Batista, Kislak, Biah, Giraldo, Alzate, Morales ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT – LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS’ BILL OF RIGHTS (Amends law enforcement officers’ bill of rights.)
  • H6153 by Williams, Ajello, Henries, McGaw, Batista, Kislak, Biah, Giraldo, Alzate, Morales ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT – LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS’ BILL OF RIGHTS (Amends the law enforcement officers’ bill of rights to provide greater accountability in the disciplinary process over law enforcement officers.)
  • H5613 by Noret, Hull ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT – LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS’ BILL OF RIGHTS (Increases committee in law enforcement officers’ bill of rights hearing to 5, three as permanent. Hearings commenced in 15 days, allow for summary suspension of 5 days and would mandate pay suspended while the case is pending.)
  • H5993 by Batista, Williams, Morales, Felix, Alzate ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT – RISHOD K. GORE JUSTICE IN POLICING ACT OF 2021 (Provides police reform by requiring body cameras and makes certain methods of restraint a felony such as chokeholds and using the foot as a weapon.)
  • H5728 by Speakman, Knight, Henries, Filippi ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT – DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY (Authorizes state police to provide retention/storage of municipal police officers body camera footage.)
  • H5995 by Felix, Knight, Potter, Henries, Batista, Kazarian, Barros, S Lima, Alzate, Ranglin-Vassell ENTITLED, AN ACT AN ACT RELATING CRIMINAL PROCEDURE – SENTENCE AND EXECUTION (Codifies the factors that a court must consider in imposing a sentence on a criminal defendant.)
  • H6104 by Batista ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT – POLICE OFFICERS – COMMISSION ON STANDARDS AND TRAINING (Requires all police officers to be certified through the municipal police training academy and complete mandatory continuing education and create a process in which the police may be decertified for failure to maintain proper certification.)
  • H6145 by Felix, Craven, McEntee, Potter, Kislak, Alzate, Shanley, Batista, Caldwell, Ajello ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE – SENTENCE AND EXECUTION (Provides for an earned compliance credits system to be used to reduce sentence duration and help reduce prison overcrowding.)
  • H6148 by Batista, Williams, Morales, Potter, Henries, Alzate ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE – SENTENCE AND EXECUTION (Mandates the courts to release defendant on alleged probation violation.)
  • H6174 by McNamara, Craven, McEntee ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE – DNA DEFENDER ADVOCATES PROGRAM (Establishes a volunteer DNA defender advocates program for law students.)
  • H5883 by Noret, Casimiro, Vella-Wilkinson, Corvese, Solomon, Craven, Amore, Casey, S Lima, J Lombardi ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES – WEAPONS (Requires each police officer during qualification and training sessions to fire a minimum of three hundred rounds effective July 1, 2021.)
  • H5884 by Noret, Casey, Fellela, Casimiro, Knight, Baginski, Vella-Wilkinson, Corvese ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES – WEAPONS (Mandates that police officers qualify in the use of firearms two (2) times per year instead of one time annually.)
  • H5885 by Noret, Casey, Fellela, Casimiro, Knight, Baginski, Vella-Wilkinson, Corvese ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES – WEAPONS (Mandates that police officers qualify in the use of firearms in both daylight and nighttime conditions two (2) times per year and that correctional officers qualify every year instead of once every two (2) years.)
  • H5869 by Noret, Casimiro, Vella-Wilkinson, Corvese, Craven, Hull ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS (Includes sworn law enforcement officers and Rhode Island state troopers in the group of persons who may obtain the name, address and telephone numbers of persons to whom nonpublished service is furnished.)

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