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The State of Rhode Island General Laws

(8 days ago) 50 rows · State of Rhode Island General Laws. NOTE: The Legislature and Legislative Data Systems does try to assure the accuracy and timeliness of the information placed on this page by making regular daily updates. There may be times between updates, however, when information is not current, and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. This

http://www.rilin.state.ri.us/statutes/

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State of Rhode Island General Assembly

(1 days ago) Commissions Created or Amended Since the Year 1995. Law Revision Director's Annual Report to the General Assembly. 2020 2019. History of the Laws of Rhode Island. General Legislative Information. General Assembly and its Terminology. How a Bill Becomes Law. House Rules 2021 - 2022 …

http://www.rilin.state.ri.us/Pages/Legislation.aspx

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Rhode Island General Laws FindLaw

(9 days ago) Rhode Island General Laws. Rhode Island Constitution Title 1. Aeronautics Title 2. Agriculture and Forestry Title 3. Alcoholic Beverages Title 4. Animals and Animal Husbandry Title 5. Businesses and Professions Title 6. Commercial Law--General Regulatory Provisions

https://codes.findlaw.com/ri/

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Homepage RWU Law

(Just Now) The Only Law School In RI. As the state's one and only law school, RWU Law is able to offer you a level of access, connection and experience that few institutions can rival – helping you have an impact today, and make a difference now

https://law.rwu.edu/

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State Law Library - Rhode Island

(Just Now) Providence, Rhode Island 02903. (401) 222-3275 telephone. (401) 222-3865 facsimile. [email protected]ri.gov. The library serves the reference and research needs of the bench and the bar. As a publicly funded institution committed to access to justice, the library is open to all.

https://www.courts.ri.gov/Courts/SupremeCourt/StateLawLibrary/Pages/default.aspx

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Rhode Island Law :: US Law :: Justia

(6 days ago) Rhode Island residents are subject to Rhode Island state and U.S. federal laws. Federal laws apply in Rhode Island as they do across all 50 states. In addition to the U.S. Constitution, which is the supreme law of the U.S., federal laws include statutes that are periodically codified in the U.S. Code. Federal laws also include decisions by

https://law.justia.com/rhode-island/

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Rhode Island Legal Services

(Just Now) Rhode Island Legal Services, in partnership with the Rhode Island Center for Justice, DARE, Roger Williams University School of Law, HousingWorksRI and the City of Providence, is offering weekly eviction education seminars. The seminars take place every Tuesday from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM.The purpose is to allow tenants living in Providence and

http://www.rils.org/

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Rhode Island Enacts Comprehensive Pay Equity Law Littler

(2 days ago) Rhode Island has joined the growing ranks of states that have enacted a sweeping pay equity statute. The Rhode Island law, which takes effect on January 1, 2023, amends the Rhode Island Equal Pay Law and places significant new burdens on both large and small businesses. The law seeks to “combat wage discrimination” by “strengthening and closing gaps in existing wage

https://www.littler.com/publication-press/publication/rhode-island-enacts-comprehensive-pay-equity-law

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Chapter 11-47 - Index of Sections - State of Rhode Island

(7 days ago) Qualifications required of law enforcement officers appointed after June 17, 1959. § 11-47-17.1. Mandatory or discretionary nature of § 11-47-15.1 requirements – Qualification reports to be filed. § 11-47-18. License or permit issued by attorney general on …

http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE11/11-47/INDEX.HTM

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Rhode Island Bar Association

(8 days ago) Welcome to the Rhode Island Bar Association web site, a valuable resource for Bar members and the public. For Attorneys highlights our many programs including: CLE, Lawyer Referral Service, Bar Committees and member benefits. Members Only, provides a wealth of services including CASEMAKER, the 24/7, online, law library and OAR, our attorney-to-attorney information resource …

https://ribar.com/

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Property Line and Fence Laws in Rhode Island - FindLaw

(6 days ago) Rhode Island Fence and Property Line Laws Basics. The cornerstone of Rhode Island's fence law is the statute that defines the placement and maintenance of a shared partition fence. This law directs partition fences to be placed on the dividing line of the adjoining properties. The fences must be maintained in good order through the year, unless

https://statelaws.findlaw.com/rhode-island-law/property-line-and-fence-laws-in-rhode-island.html

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Rhode Island Knife Laws American Knife and Tool Institute

(1 days ago) Rhode Island law, Sub-section § 11-47-42 (a)(3) provides that blade length is determined by measuring from the end of the handle where the blade is attached to the end of the blade.” This is consistent with the majority of U.S. states and the standard promulgated by the American Knife & Tool I available to review here.

https://www.akti.org/state-knife-laws/rhode-island/

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10 Weird Laws In Rhode Island You've Probably Never Heard Of

(9 days ago) Here are 10 weird laws in Rhode Island that are hard to believe actually exist. During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date. 1. Throwing pickle juice on a trolley is an offense in Rhode Island.

https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/rhode-island/crazy-laws-ri/

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RI Landlord Tenant Handbook - THE RHODE ISLAND

(1 days ago) This Handbook is a general reference on landlord-tenant relationships based on Rhode Island General Law (RIGL) Chapter 34-18, entitled the "Residential Landlord and Tenant Act," effective since January 1, 1987. Amendments to the original "Act" (R.I. Public Law

https://www.sos.ri.gov/assets/downloads/documents/RI-landlord-tenant-handbook.pdf

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Rhode Island - Employment Law Handbook

(4 days ago) Rhode Island. Summaries - Alphabetical Summaries - Category. A – G. Bereavement Leave. Child Labor. Deductions. Direct Deposit. Exemptions. Family and Medical Leave. Final Payment. Please visit your email to confirm your subscription so you can start receiving employment law updates.

https://www.employmentlawhandbook.com/employment-and-labor-laws/states/rhode-island/

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the Family and Medical Leave Act - Rhode Island

(2 days ago) include parents-in-law. Son or Daughter Son or daughter (or child) means a biological, adopted, or foster child, stepchild, legal ward, or child of a person standing in loco parentis, who is either under age 18, or age 18 or older and “incapable of self-care because of a mental or physical disability” at the time that FMLA leave is to commence.

http://www.hr.ri.gov/documents/Policies%20&%20Communications/FMLA%20Employee%20Guide.pdf

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Rhode Island Implements New Pay Discrimination Protection Law

(9 days ago) Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee has signed into law new protections against pay discrimination. The new law, which goes into effect January 1, 2023, makes it unlawful to pay any employee less than

https://www.natlawreview.com/article/rhode-island-enacts-new-protections-against-pay-discrimination

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Rhode Island Landlord Tenant Laws [2021]: Renter's Rights

(2 days ago) In Rhode Island, as with other states, a lease agreement exists wherever there is an agreement to exchange rent for inhabiting a property. According to Rhode Island law (Residential Landlord and Tenant Act Ch. 18-34), this agreement gives the tenant certain rights, such as the right to a habitable dwelling and the right to take at least two forms of alternative action.

https://ipropertymanagement.com/laws/rhode-island-landlord-tenant-rights

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Labor Standards- Rhode Island -Department of Labor and

(8 days ago) The Labor Standards Unit enforces workplace laws and ensures that Rhode Island's employees receive the wages they have earned. Labor Standards investigates wage complaints involving minimum wage, payment of wages, overtime, Sunday/holiday premium pay, and vacation pay upon termination, as well as child labor, parental and family medical leave, and industrial homework.

https://dlt.ri.gov/wrs/laborstandards/

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Governor McKee Signs Several Health-Related Bills into Law

(2 days ago) PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee today ceremonially signed several health-related bills into law.  2021-S 0016B , 2021-H 5245A : Sponsored by Senator Joshua Miller and Representative John Edwards, this legislation enables the state to explore establishing a pilot program to create harm reduction centers to help prevent drug overdose deat

https://governor.ri.gov/press-releases/governor-mckee-signs-several-health-related-bills-law

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Marijuana Laws in Rhode Island - Medical & Recreational

(6 days ago) Rhode Island has decriminalized pot, meaning there is no prison time or criminal record for first-time possession of a small amount for personal use. Possession of small amount for one’s own use is treated like a minor traffic violation.

https://www.visitri.com/state/marijuana-in-rhode-island/

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11-49.3-4 - State of Rhode Island General Assembly

(3 days ago) Notification to the attorney general and the major credit reporting agencies shall be made without delaying notice to affected Rhode Island residents. (b) The notification required by this section may be delayed if a federal, state, or local law enforcement agency determines that the notification will impede a criminal investigation.

http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/title11/11-49.3/11-49.3-4.HTM

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Title 11 - Index of Chapters - State of Rhode Island

(1 days ago) CHAPTER 11-61 The Rhode Island Street Terrorism Enforcement and Prevention Act CHAPTER 11-62 Community Restitution CHAPTER 11-63 Use of Theft Detection Devices

http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE11/INDEX.HTM

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Rhode Island’s Sick and Safe Leave

(3 days ago) Rhode Island’s Sick and Safe Leave What is sick and safe leave? As of July 1, 2018, most RI employees have the legal right to earn sick and safe leave from work per RI General Law § 28-57. The Healthy and Safe Families and Workplaces Act gives Rhode Island employees the right to take time off from work to care for themselves when they are

https://dlt.ri.gov/documents/pdf/ls/HSFWfactsheet.pdf

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NRA-ILA Rhode Island Gun Laws

(Just Now) Rhode Island state gun law guide, news, reference, and summary. Find state gun laws including conceal carry, open carry, licensing, and more. News . COVID-19 . …

https://www.nraila.org/gun-laws/state-gun-laws/rhode-island/

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Rhode Island Amends Pay Equity Law

(8 days ago) Rhode Island Governor Daniel McKee signed pay equity legislation (H 5261A, S 0270A) that will go into effect on January 1, 2023. The new legislation amends Rhode Island’s existing pay equity law

https://www.natlawreview.com/article/rhode-island-amends-pay-equity-law-bans-salary-history-inquiries-and-requires-pay

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Rhode Island Inheritance Laws What You Should Know

(8 days ago) According to Rhode Island inheritance laws, if an estate somehow makes it through all of the above avenues of inheritance without finding a viable heir, the decedent’s property will escheat to the state. Namely, this means that the town where the property is located will use it for its own good. Non-Probate Rhode Island Inheritances

https://smartasset.com/estate-planning/rhode-island-inheritance-laws

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Rhode Island Specific Boating Statutes & Regulations

(7 days ago) Rhode Island law sets the blood alcohol limit for boating while intoxicated at 0.08% or greater The BUI statute mirror the DUI state in Rhode Island Only differences with regards to penalties are: Boating Safety Course vs. Driver Retraining Boating rights are suspended vs. Drivers’s license suspended

http://www.dem.ri.gov/programs/bnatres/enforce/pdfs/riboat-laws.pdf

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How Probate Laws Work in Rhode Island

(3 days ago) The laws of Rhode Island don’t give a definite amount or percentage for payment to the executor or personal representative. In section 14-8, the statute states that they are allowed to be compensated for services as the court determines to be just. This wording leave it open to interpretation by the court overseeing the case.

https://probateadvance.com/rhode-island-probate-laws/

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Rhode Island Education Laws - FindLaw

(9 days ago) Overview of Rhode Island's compulsory education law which requires all children between six and 16 to attend some form of schooling, even if homeschooled. Rhode Island School Prayer Laws Summary of the constitutional protection against religious establishment, how it relates to school prayer, and Rhode Island's allowance of a minute of silence.

https://statelaws.findlaw.com/rhode-island-law/rhode-island-education-laws.html

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Tenant Rights, Laws and Protections: Rhode Island HUD

(Just Now) U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development 451 7th Street, S.W., Washington, DC 20410 T: 202-708-1112

https://www.hud.gov/states/rhode_island/renting/tenantrights

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Rhode Island Common Law Marriages: A Complete Guide The

(9 days ago) Rhode Island Common Law Marriages. Rhode Island has some very specific rules regarding the definition of a common law marriage. Before you can understand if you’re in this type of marriage, you need to know the requirements. Those requirements were created by …

https://counselfirst.com/rhode-island-common-law-marriages/

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Disability Rights Rhode Island

(7 days ago) Disability Rights Rhode Island is part of the national network of Protection and Advocacy (P&A) agencies created by Congress, existing in every state and territory, to help secure and advance the rights of people with disabilities. There are a total of 57 P&As in each of the United States, U.S. territories, and District of …

https://drri.org/

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JUDICIAL CLERKSHIPS RHODE ISLAND SUPREME COURT …

(Just Now) RHODE ISLAND SUPREME COURT JUDICIAL CLERKSHIPS 2022-2023 Term LAW CLERK APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS FOR ASSOCIATE JUSTICE MELISSA A. LONG Associate Justice Long is currently accepting applications for the court term commencing on September 6, 2022. She generally schedules interviews in early fall.

https://www.courts.ri.gov/PDF/LawClerkJLongTerm2022-2023.pdf

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Rhode Island State Holidays - Employment Law Handbook

(8 days ago) Rhode Island requires state and municipal employers to pay employees 1½ times their regular rate on Sundays and the following holidays: The law also permits employees to refuse to work on Sundays and legal holidays. If a holiday falls on a Sunday, the day following is observed as the legal holiday. Some exceptions apply to Rhode Island’s

https://www.employmentlawhandbook.com/leave-laws/state-leave-laws/rhode-island/holidays/

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Guide On Car Seat Laws In Rhode Island DMV.com

(5 days ago) Motorists must follow all car seat laws in Rhode Island, as doing so will protect their children from injury or death in the event of a traffic collision.In most cases, these car and booster seat laws apply to all children who fall below the state’s minimum age, weight and height requirements.

https://www.dmv.com/ri/rhode-island/car-seats

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New Rhode Island Law Limits Non-Compete Agreements

(Just Now) Rhode Island recently joined a growing list of states with laws limiting the ability of employers to use non-compete agreements in the workplace. Employers often insist that employees sign non-compete agreements which would restrict an employee’s ability to work in the same field and geographic area as the employer for a limited period of

https://www.pldolaw.com/blog/new-rhode-island-law-limits-non-compete-agreements/

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Paralegal Job Providence Rhode Island USA,Law/Legal

(2 days ago) The Attorney General is the state's top lawyer and law enforcement official, protecting and serving the people and interests of Rhode Island through a broad range of duties. Every day, the Office's attorneys fight to ensure the public safety of the state's communities, improve the economic security of its citizens, safeguard the state's

https://www.learn4good.com/jobs/providence/rhode-island/law_and_legal/610167359/e/

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Notary Public - Rhode Island - Nellie M. Gorbea

(6 days ago) Any identifiable person may file a complaint against a Notary Public who is alleged to have violated the Rhode Island Notary Public Standards of Conduct or RI General Law. CONTACT US. 401-222-3040 [email protected] 148 West River St., Providence. An Official Rhode Island State Website

https://www.sos.ri.gov/divisions/notary-public

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Rhode Island Concealed Carry Gun Laws USCCA CCW

(5 days ago) Summary of Rhode Island Gun Laws. Rhode Island is a shall-issue state by state law but the attorney general “may-issue” licenses as well. Licenses to carry concealed weapons are issued at the local level by the police chief or by the attorney general.

https://www.usconcealedcarry.com/resources/ccw_reciprocity_map/ri-gun-laws/

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Expungement and Sealing of Criminal Records - Rhode Island

(2 days ago) This resource guide will help you understand if you are eligible to remove cases from your criminal record and the expungement and sealing process. All of the information below is based on Rhode Island General Laws Sections §12-1.3, §12-1-12, §12-1-12.1, §12-1-12.2, §12-10-12, and §11-34.1-5.

http://www.ripd.ri.gov/expungement-sealingcriminalrecords.html

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Rhode Island Landlord Tenant Laws - AAOA

(8 days ago) Rhode Island Landlord Tenant Law – Security deposits. Landlords may require tenants to pay a security deposit but there is a primary exception, as stated in § 34-18-19 Security deposits: “(a) A landlord may not demand or receive a security deposit, however denominated, in an amount or value in excess of one month’s periodic rent.”When the tenant moves out, the security deposit is

https://www.american-apartment-owners-association.org/landlord-tenant-laws/rhode-island/

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Drone Laws in Rhode Island (2021) - UAV Coach

(5 days ago) According to the Rhode Island Department of Transportation and the Rhode Island General Assembly, Rhode Island has two state-wide laws concerning the use of drones in the state. HB 7511 // 2016 This law gives exclusive regulatory authority over UAS to the state of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Airport Corporation, subject to federal law

https://uavcoach.com/drone-laws-rhode-island/

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Rhode Island Lemon Laws DMV.ORG

(4 days ago) What is the Rhode Island Lemon Law? A lemon is considered any recently purchased vehicle, new or used, with an unexpected flaw that is not repaired after repeated attempts by the seller or manufacturer within a reasonable period of time.

https://www.dmv.org/ri-rhode-island/automotive-law/lemon-law.php

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Rhode Island State Telehealth Laws - CCHP

(6 days ago) Physicians not present in RI may not provide consultation to a patient without an established physician-patient relationship, unless that patient is in the physical presence of a physician licensed in RI. SOURCE: RI General Law, Sec. 5-37-16.2(a)(3). (Accessed Jun. 2021).

https://www.cchpca.org/rhode-island/

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