RI H5119 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Passed on July 8 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-07-08 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Increases amount of flame retardant chemicals contained in residential upholstered bedding/furniture manufactured/ sold in state from 100 ppm to 1,000 ppm effective January 1, 2020.

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Upholstered Furniture And Child Products Safety


Roll Calls

2019-06-28 - Senate - Passage in concurrence (Y: 30 N: 1 NV: 7 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-05-09 - House - Passage (Y: 68 N: 2 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-07-08HouseSigned by Governor
2019-07-05HouseTransmitted to Governor
2019-06-28SenateSenate passed in concurrence
2019-06-28SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (06/28/2019)
2019-06-27SenateCommittee recommends passage in concurrence
2019-06-26SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (06/27/2019)
2019-05-22SenateReferred to Senate Judiciary
2019-05-09HouseHouse read and passed
2019-05-03HousePlaced on House Calendar (05/09/2019)
2019-05-01HouseCommittee recommends passage
2019-04-29HouseScheduled for consideration (05/01/2019)
2019-03-06HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2019-03-01HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/06/2019)
2019-02-08HouseCommittee postponed at request of sponsor (02/13/2019)
2019-02-08HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration
2019-01-11HouseIntroduced, referred to House H.E.W.

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Bill Comments