RI H5164 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Passed on July 9 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-07-09 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Allows students in public schools to possess and use a topical sunscreen product. Children enrolled in grades K-5 would need a note from a parent or guardian in order to possess sunscreen on school property.

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Health And Safety Of Pupils


Roll Calls

2021-03-09 - House - Passage (Y: 71 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-07-09HouseSigned by Governor
2021-07-07HouseTransmitted to Governor
2021-07-01SenateSenate passed in concurrence
2021-06-30SenatePlaced on the Senate Consent Calendar (07/01/2021)
2021-06-28SenateCommittee recommends passage in concurrence
2021-06-25SenateScheduled for consideration (06/28/2021)
2021-06-25SenateMeeting postponed (06/30/2021)
2021-06-25SenateScheduled for consideration
2021-03-26SenateReferred to Senate Education
2021-03-09HouseHouse read and passed
2021-03-05HousePlaced on House Calendar (03/09/2021)
2021-02-25HouseCommittee recommends passage
2021-02-18HouseScheduled for consideration (02/25/2021)
2021-02-02HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2021-01-29HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (02/02/2021)
2021-01-29HouseCommittee transferred to House Health & Human Services
2021-01-25HouseIntroduced, referred to House H.E.W.

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Bill Comments