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Legislative Testimony

Throughout the legislative session, Rhode Island KIDS COUNT tracks the budget and other bills being considered by the Rhode Island General Assembly and presents policy information and data-based testimony to General Assembly committees. Bill numbers are included for each bill Rhode Island KIDS COUNT is tracking as well as information on the latest hearings and progress of each bill.

Please see below for all written testimony submitted to the Rhode Island General Assembly during the 2020 legislative session.

Budget Testimony

Budget testimony submitted to the Rhode Island General Assembly during the

 2020 legislative session:

 

Child Welfare Testimony

 

Child Welfare testimony submitted to the Rhode Island General Assembly during the 2020 legislative session: 

  • H7111, Annual Reports on the Academic Achievement of Students in Foster Care
  • H7338, Mental Health Services for All Students
  • H7541, Uniform Parentage Act
  • H7429, Child Support

Early Learning & Development Testimony

Early Learning testimony submitted to the Rhode Island General Assembly during the 2020 legislative session.

  • H7293, The World Language and Dual Language Immersion Act
  • H7271, Rhode Island Early Educator Investment Act

Economic Well-Being Testimony

Economic Well-Being testimony submitted to the Rhode Island General Assembly during the 2020 legislative session.

 

  • H7541, Uniform Parentage Act
  • H7429, Child Support
  • H7570, Minimum Wage
  • S2147, Minimum Wage Incremental Increase

Education Testimony

Education testimony submitted to the Rhode Island General Assembly during the 2020 legislative session.

  • H7043 and H7069, Funding for Field Trips
  • S2327, Funding for Field Trips
  • H7071, Statewide Bullying Policy
  • S2035, Competency-Based Learning Policy
  • H7292, Strategies to Recruit Teachers of Color
  • H7293, The World Language and Dual Language Immersion Act
  • H7338, Mental Health Services for All Students
  • H7439, Grades 5 or Below Suspensions
  • H7797, Compulsory Attendance
  • H7818, Advanced Placement Courses for All Students Act
  • H7825, Compulsory Attendance Monitoring

Health & Dental Testimony

Health & Dental testimony submitted to the Rhode Island General Assembly during the 2020 legislative session.

  • H7070, Electronic Cigarettes
  • H7041, Tobacco and Nicotine Products - Children
  • H7338, Mental Health Services for All Students
  • H7469, Healthy Beverage Act
  • S2114, Little Cigar Tax
  • S2124, Medical Assistance - Perinatal Doula Services
  • S2465, Children's Catastrophic Illness Fund
  • S2520, Health Care for Children and Pregnant Women

Housing & Homelessness Testimony

Housing & Homelessness testimony submitted to the Rhode Island General Assembly during the 2020 legislative session.

  • S2134, Source of Housing Income

Juvenile Justice Testimony

Juvenile Justice testimony submitted to the Rhode Island General Assembly during the 2020 legislative session.

 

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Safety Testimony

Safety testimony submitted to the Rhode Island General Assembly during the 2020 legislative session.

  • H7102, Prohibiting Firearms Undetectable by Metal Detectors
  • H7103, The Julie Lynn Cardinal Act

Other Testimony

Other testimony submitted to the Rhode Island General Assembly during the 2020 legislative session.

 

 

 

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2019 Legislative Testimony

Budget testimony submitted to the Rhode Island General Assembly during the 

2019 legislative session:

 

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