RI H5257 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-0)
Status: Passed on April 15 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-04-15 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]


Prohibits discrimination in housing against those persons who have a lawful source of income.

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Rhode Island Fair Housing Practices Act


Roll Calls

2021-04-13 - Senate - Passage (Y: 35 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-02 - House - Passage As Amended (Y: 68 N: 7 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-02 - House - Passage Of Amendment (Y: 64 N: 1 NV: 10 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-04-15HouseSigned by Governor
2021-04-13HouseTransmitted to Governor
2021-04-13SenateSenate passed as amended in concurrence
2021-04-09SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (04/13/2021)
2021-04-08SenateCommittee recommends passage as amended in concurrence
2021-04-02SenateScheduled for consideration (04/08/2021)
2021-03-09SenateReferred to Senate Judiciary
2021-03-02HouseHouse passed as amended (floor amendment)
2021-02-26HousePlaced on House Calendar (03/02/2021)
2021-02-25HouseCommittee recommends passage
2021-02-18HouseScheduled for consideration (02/25/2021)
2021-02-11HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2021-02-05HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (02/11/2021)
2021-01-29HouseIntroduced, referred to House Municipal Government & Housing

Rhode Island State Sources

Bill Comments