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TERRI CORTVRIEND, STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 72, MIDDLETOWN AND PORTSMOUTH

TERRI CORTVRIEND ADVOCATES STRONGLY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, PUBLIC EDUCATION,
AFFORDABLE HEALTHCARE, GROWING BUSINESSES, AND COMMON SENSE ECONOMIC POLICIES.

PAID FOR BY FRIENDS OF TERRI CORTVRIEND. DONNA PERSONEUS, TREASURER. COPYRIGHT 2020 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
SITE DESIGN BY MELANIE DUPONT. SITE MANAGED BY FRIENDS OF TERRI CORTVRIEND.

STATE LEGISLATION RESOURCES
RI House of Representative Legislation link
RI House Bill Tracker
RIBIT - 3rd party RI Bill Tracker

2020 Legislation

Lead Sponsor

H7291 

BY  Cortvriend, Amore, Lyle, Shekarchi, Carson

ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- SEIZURE SAFE SCHOOLS ACT (Requires elementary/secondary schools to have at least 1 school employee trained to administer/assist with the self-administering of seizure rescue medication prescribed to treat seizure disorder systems and the use of prescribed electrical stimulation.)

H7295

BY  Cortvriend, Shekarchi, Craven, Bennett, Canario

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.)

H7307

BY  Cortvriend, Marszalkowski, Speakman, Shekarchi, Ranglin-Vassell

ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - PFAS IN FOOD PACKAGING (Prohibits PFAS, a class of fluorinated organic chemicals, from being used in food packaging.)

H7408

BY  Cortvriend, Chippendale, Canario, Cassar, Ruggiero

ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- LEVY AND ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES (Authorizes tax assessors in the cities and towns to use the last statutory update or revaluation as the assessed valuation upon which to levy taxes regarding their real property.)

Co-Sponsored

H7022

BY Donovan, Shekarchi, Canario, Cortvriend, and Edwards

ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- GENERAL POWERS -- PRUDENCE ISLAND SCHOOL FOUNDATION (Enables the town council of Portsmouth to transfer and/or convey parcels of land owned by the town on Prudence Island to the Prudence Island School Foundation to be used for educational purposes.)

H7174

BY Blazejewski, Carson, Knight, Cortvriend, and Caldwell

ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- LONG-TERM ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (Adds climate change/sea-level rise/coastal resiliency to data analysis. Changes number of members of the economic development planning council from 17 to 19 by adding the directors of environmental management and coastal resources council.)

H7216

BY Speakman, Cortvriend, Carson, Cassar, and Donovan

ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- PFAS IN DRINKING WATER, GROUNDWATER AND SURFACE WATERS (Department of health to establish maximum PFAS levels in water.)

H7346

BY  Speakman, Knight, McEntee, Cortvriend, Ajello

ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO TAXATION -- SALES AND USE TAXES -- LIABILITY AND COMPUTATION (Exempts reusable bags not including paper or plastic bags from the state sales tax.)

H7371

BY  Bennett, McNamara, Jackson, Canario, Cortvriend

ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- THE HEALING ART OF ACUPUNCTURE AND ORIENTAL MEDICINE (Changes the title of chapter 37.2 of title 5 and throughout, replacing "Oriental medicine" with "Chinese medicine" and allows certified individuals to practice acupuncture and Chinese medicine using Chinese medical diagnostic methods.)

H7426

BY  Speakman, Cortvriend, Knight, Cassar, Bennett

ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT - RHODE ISLAND ENERGY RESOURCES ACT (Provides for the establishment of comprehensive solar energy siting ordinances in each municipality of the state. The act would also allow the installation of master-meters in housing developments.)

Resolutions

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Co-Sponsored

H7096

BY Ruggiero, Shekarchi, Cortvriend, Chippendale, and Speakman

ENTITLED, HOUSE RESOLUTION RESPECTFULLY REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO DESIGNATE A STATE-WIDE BROADBAND COORDINATOR AND ESTABLISH A RHODE ISLAND BROADBAND ADVISORY COUNCIL

H7389

BY  Fogarty, Cortvriend, Hull, Lombardi, Corvese

ENTITLED, HOUSE RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING THE WEEK OF JANUARY 26TH TO FEBRUARY 1ST OF 2020, TO BE "PHYSICIAN ANESTHESIOLOGISTS WEEK" IN THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND