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2/10/2020 MEDIA ADVISORY: Senate Judiciary Committee meets on Tuesday for an advice and consent and to hear several pieces of legislation
STATE HOUSE – The Senate Judiciary Committee will be meeting on Tuesday to consider an appointment to the RI Airport Corporation and a bill relating to disabled parents.  The committee will also hear testimony on a variety of legislation.

On Tuesday, February 11 at the RISE of the Senate (approximately 4:45 p.m.) in Room 313 of the State House, the committee will consider the appointment of Jeffrey Bogosian to the Rhode Island Airport Corporation.

The committee will also consider legislation (2020-S 2139), sponsored by Sen. Louis P. DiPalma (D-Dist. 12, Middletown, Little Compton, Newport, Tiverton), which precludes a parent's disability from serving as the sole basis for the state to institute an investigation of the disabled parent's family.

The committee will also hear and/or consider the following bills:
  • 2020-S 2266, sponsored by Sen. Elizabeth A. Crowley (D-Dist. 16, Central Falls, Pawtucket), raises juror's fees for each day's attendance on the Superior Court from $15.00 per day to $25.00 per day commencing July 1, 2020, and increases to $35.00 per day commencing July 1, 2021 and thereafter.
  • 2020-S 2270, sponsored by Sen. Erin Lynch Prata (D-Dist. 31, Warwick, Cranston), creates a joint committee to compile suggestions for repeal of statutes, regulations, and executive orders.
  • 2020-S 2273, sponsored by Sen. Gayle L. Goldin (D-Dist. 3, Providence), permits campaign funds to be used to pay all childcare expenses that are incurred as a direct result of campaign activity.

For more information, contact:
Andrew Caruolo, Publicist
State House Room 20
Providence, RI 02903