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2021 RI H.B. 5869

Title - RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS

Law Number - 2021 RI H.B. 5869

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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.

2021 RI S.B. 717

Title - AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES — EMERGENCY POLICE POWER

Law Number - 2021 RI S.B. 717

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Authorizes police departments of a higher education institution to enter into an agreement with any city or town to provide assistance in a nonemergency situation for police services.

2021 RI S.B. 737

Title - RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES — WEAPONS

Law Number - 2021 RI S.B. 737

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Would authorize the police authority making a background check of an applicant to invoice the seller of concealable weapons, rifles or shotguns a twenty-five dollar ($25.00) fee per non-disqualifying background check. This act would take effect upon passa...

Would authorize the police authority making a background check of an applicant to invoice the seller of concealable weapons, rifles or shotguns a twenty-five dollar ($25.00) fee per non-disqualifying background check. This act would take effect upon passage.

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2021 RI S.B. 717

Title - AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES — EMERGENCY POLICE POWER

Law Number - 2021 RI S.B. 717

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Authorizes police departments of a higher education institution to enter into an agreement with any city or town to provide assistance in a nonemergency situation for police services.

2021 RI S.B. 727

Title - RELATING TO COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE — COURTS — FAMILY COURT

Law Number - 2021 RI S.B. 727

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Would provide that only protective orders issued against adults are to be transmitted to the department of attorney general's B.C.I. unit for inclusion in the R.O.N.C.O. system. The act would further clarify that protective orders issued against juveniles...

Would provide that only protective orders issued against adults are to be transmitted to the department of attorney general’s B.C.I. unit for inclusion in the R.O.N.C.O. system. The act would further clarify that protective orders issued against juveniles will be accessible to law enforcement. This act would take effect upon passage.

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2021 RI S.B. 717

Title - RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES

Law Number - 2021 RI S.B. 717

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Would authorize police departments of a higher education institution to enter into an agreement with any city or town to provide assistance in a nonemergency situation for police services. This act would take effect upon passage.

2021 RI H.B. 6153

Title - RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT — LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS’ BILL OF RIGHTS

Law Number - 2021 RI H.B. 6153

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Amends the law enforcement officers bill of rights,provides greater accountability in the disciplinary process over law enforcement officers,provides that upon a finding that a law enforcement officer has violated a law or department of rule or regulation...

Amends the law enforcement officers bill of rights,provides greater accountability in the disciplinary process over law enforcement officers,provides that upon a finding that a law enforcement officer has violated a law or department of rule or regulation, the chief of police may impose discipline up to and including termination of employment,provides that the police officer may appeal the chief’s decision to a hearing committee,provides that the committee may affirm, reverse, or modify the decision.

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2021 RI H.B. 6154

Title - RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT — DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

Law Number - 2021 RI H.B. 6154

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Relates to state affairs and government,relates to the 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 backgrou...

Relates to state affairs and government,relates to the 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.

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2021 RI H.B. 6153

Title - RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT

Law Number - 2021 RI H.B. 6153

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Amends the law enforcement officers bill of rights,provides greater accountability in the disciplinary process over law enforcement officers,provides that upon a finding that a law enforcement officer has violated a law or department of rule or regulation...

Amends the law enforcement officers bill of rights,provides greater accountability in the disciplinary process over law enforcement officers,provides that upon a finding that a law enforcement officer has violated a law or department of rule or regulation, the chief of police may impose discipline up to and including termination of employment,provides that the police officer may appeal the chief’s decision to a hearing committee,provides that the committee may affirm, reverse, or modify the decision.

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2021 RI H.B. 6152

Title - RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT — LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS’ BILL OF RIGHTS

Law Number - 2021 RI H.B. 6152

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Amends the law enforcement officers bill of rights to provide greater accountability in the disciplinary process over law enforcement.

2021 RI S.B. 671

Title - RELATING TO PUBLIC RECORDS

Law Number - 2021 RI S.B. 671

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Prohibits agencies of municipalities and the state from releasing information as to the residency of municipal or state police officers regarding public records requests.

2021 RI H.B. 6146

Title - RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES — WEAPONS

Law Number - 2021 RI H.B. 6146

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Repeals the authority to local authorities to issue permits to carry concealed weapons and gives only the attorney general the authority to issue permits,repeals provisions allowing minors, under certain conditions to carry firearms,requires a national cr...

Repeals the authority to local authorities to issue permits to carry concealed weapons and gives only the attorney general the authority to issue permits,repeals provisions allowing minors, under certain conditions to carry firearms,requires a national criminal background check on every applicant for a concealed carry permit,requires local law enforcement to cooperate in the permitting process.

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