RI H5623 | 2017 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on September 29 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-09-29 - Effective without Governor's signature
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]


Requires that any applicant or holder of a retail license for the sale of alcoholic beverages be required to file a certificate of insurance evidencing liability insurance coverage in certain minimum amounts.

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Retail Licenses


Roll Calls

2017-09-19 - Senate - Retail licenses approval of amendment (Y: 33 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-09-19 - Senate - Passage as amended (Y: 27 N: 6 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-06-27 - House - Passage (Y: 69 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2017-09-29SenateEffective without Governor's signature
2017-09-21SenateTransmitted to Governor
2017-09-19HouseHouse passed Sub A as amended in concurrence
2017-09-19HousePlaced on House Calendar (09/19/2017)
2017-09-19SenateSenate passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
2017-09-14SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (09/19/2017)
2017-06-30SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (06/30/2017)
2017-06-27HouseHouse passed Sub A
2017-06-27HousePlaced on House Calendar (06/27/2017)
2017-06-27HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2017-06-24HouseScheduled for reconsideration (06/27/2017)
2017-06-20HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2017-06-16HouseScheduled for reconsideration (06/20/2017)
2017-06-13HouseCommittee recommends passage
2017-06-09HouseScheduled for consideration (06/13/2017)
2017-03-22HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2017-03-17HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/22/2017)
2017-03-13HouseMeeting postponed (03/14/2017)
2017-03-10HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration
2017-03-01HouseIntroduced, referred to House Corporations


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