RI H5690 | 2017 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on March 1 2017 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2017-03-08 - Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Provides that a person driving an automobile who is exercising due care and injures another person who is participating in a protest or demonstration and is blocking traffic in a public right-of-way shall be immune from civil liability for such injury.

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Applicability Of Traffic Regulations



2017-03-08HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2017-03-03HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/08/2017)
2017-03-01HouseIntroduced, referred to House Judiciary


Rhode Island State Sources

Bill Comments 750