RI H5491 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-1)
Status: Passed on June 1 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-06-01 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requires the council on elementary and secondary education, in consultation with the Rhode Island department of education, to develop and approve statewide academic standards for the instruction of consumer education in public high schools.

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Roll Calls

2021-05-25 - Senate - Passage (Y: 36 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-05-11 - House - Passage (Y: 75 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-06-01HouseSigned by Governor
2021-05-25HouseTransmitted to Governor
2021-05-25SenateSenate passed in concurrence
2021-05-20SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (05/25/2021)
2021-05-19SenateCommittee recommends passage in concurrence
2021-05-14SenateScheduled for consideration (05/19/2021)
2021-05-14SenateReferred to Senate Education
2021-05-11HouseHouse read and passed
2021-04-30HousePlaced on House Calendar (05/11/2021)
2021-04-28HouseCommittee recommends passage
2021-04-23HouseScheduled for consideration (04/28/2021)
2021-04-07HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2021-04-02HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/07/2021)
2021-02-11HouseIntroduced, referred to House Education

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