RI H5224 | 2017 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Passed on September 27 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-09-27 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]


Establishes the "Small Cell Siting Act", which specifies how local authorities may regulate the collocation of small wireless facilities and small wireless facility networks.

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Small Cell Siting Act


Roll Calls

2017-09-19 - Senate - Passage in concurrence (Y: 30 N: 2 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-09-19 - House - Passage of amendment (Y: 65 N: 0 NV: 10 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-09-19 - House - Passage as amended (Y: 61 N: 4 NV: 10 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-06-30 - Senate - Small cell siting act in concurrence (Y: 30 N: 1 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-06-30 - Senate - Small cell siting act reconsider (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-06-30 - Senate - Small cell siting act lc000479/3 (Y: 32 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-06-30 - Senate - Passage as amended lc000479/3 (Y: 28 N: 1 NV: 8 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-06-20 - House - Passage (Y: 61 N: 11 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-09-27SenateSigned by Governor
2017-09-25SenateTransmitted to Governor
2017-09-19HouseSenate passed Sub B as amended in concurrence
2017-09-19HousePlaced on Senate Calendar (09/19/2017)
2017-09-19SenateHouse passed Sub B as amended (floor amendment)
2017-09-15SenatePlaced on House Calendar (09/19/2017)
2017-09-15SenateCommittee recommends passage of Sub B
2017-09-14SenateScheduled for consideration (09/15/2017)
2017-09-14SenateReferred to House Corporations
2017-06-30HouseSenate passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
2017-06-30HouseSenate voted to reconsider
2017-06-30SenateSenate passed Sub A in concurrence
2017-06-29SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (06/30/2017)
2017-06-20HouseHouse passed Sub A
2017-06-16HousePlaced on House Calendar (06/20/2017)
2017-06-13HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2017-06-09HouseScheduled for reconsideration (06/13/2017)
2017-05-23HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2017-05-19HouseScheduled for consideration (05/23/2017)
2017-03-21HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2017-03-17HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/21/2017)
2017-02-13HouseCommittee postponed at request of sponsor (02/14/2017)
2017-02-10HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration
2017-01-26HouseIntroduced, referred to House Corporations


Rhode Island State Sources

Roll Callhttp://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/HVotes/votereport.asp?id=14761
Roll Callhttp://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/SVotes/votereport.asp?id=11135
Roll Callhttp://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/SVotes/votereport.asp?id=11134
Roll Callhttp://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/SVotes/votereport.asp?id=11133
Roll Callhttp://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/SVotes/votereport.asp?id=11132
Roll Callhttp://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/HVotes/votereport.asp?id=15180
Roll Callhttp://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/HVotes/votereport.asp?id=15179
Roll Callhttp://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/SVotes/votereport.asp?id=11204

Bill Comments