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1/29/2020 MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate Judiciary Committee meets on Thursday to hear testimony on a variety of legislation
STATE HOUSE – The Senate Judiciary Committee will this Thursday to hear testimony on a variety of legislation.

On Thursday, January 30 at the RISE of the Senate (approximately 4:30 p.m.) in Room 313 of the State House, the committee will hear and/or consider the following pieces of legislation:
  • 2020-S 2083, sponsored by Sen. Cynthia A. Coyne (D-Dist. 32, Barrington, Bristol, East Providence), changes the definition of "elder person" for purposes of exploitation of elders from a person 65 years of age or older to a person 60 years of age or older.
  • 2020-S 2087, sponsored by Sen. Frank S. Lombardi (D-Dist. 26, Cranston), prohibits the inclusion of noncompete agreements in broadcast industry employment contracts that are entered into after January 1, 2021.
  • 2020-S 2139, sponsored by Sen. Louis P. DiPalma (D-Dist. 12, Middletown, Little Compton, Newport, Tiverton), precludes a parent's disability from serving as the sole basis for the state to institute an investigation of the disabled parent's family.



For more information, contact:
Andrew Caruolo, Publicist
State House Room 20
Providence, RI 02903
(401)222-6124