RI H5847 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Passed on July 15 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-07-15 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Adds virtual currency to the existing electronic money transmission and sale of check licenses and adds additional regulatory provisions to simplify and clarify licensing related thereto.

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Licensed Activities--currency Transmissions


Roll Calls

2019-06-27 - Senate - Passage in concurrence (Y: 34 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2019-06-20 - House - Passage (Y: 70 N: 3 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-07-15HouseSigned by Governor
2019-07-11HouseTransmitted to Governor
2019-06-27SenateSenate passed Sub A in concurrence
2019-06-26SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (06/27/2019)
2019-06-20HouseHouse passed Sub A
2019-06-18HousePlaced on House Calendar (06/20/2019)
2019-06-18HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2019-06-14HouseProposed Substitute
2019-06-14HouseScheduled for consideration (06/18/2019)
2019-04-02HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2019-03-29HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/02/2019)
2019-03-22HouseCommittee postponed at request of sponsor (03/26/2019)
2019-03-22HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration
2019-03-14HouseIntroduced, referred to House Corporations

Rhode Island State Sources

Bill Comments