RI H5887 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Passed on July 8 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-07-08 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Creates the Right to Read Act to require certain licensed teachers to be proficient in scientific reading instruction.

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Rhode Island Certifications Standards Board [see Title 16 Chapter 97 - The Rhode Island Board Of Education Act]


Roll Calls

2019-06-28 - House - Passage in concurrence (Y: 60 N: 0 NV: 15 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-06-28 - Senate - Passage (Y: 33 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-06-13 - House - Passage (Y: 69 N: 0 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-07-08SenateSigned by Governor
2019-07-03SenateTransmitted to Governor
2019-06-28HouseHouse passed Sub B in concurrence
2019-06-28HousePlaced on House Calendar (06/28/2019)
2019-06-28SenateSenate passed Sub B
2019-06-28SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (06/28/2019)
2019-06-28SenateCommittee recommends passage of Sub B
2019-06-28SenateProposed Substitute
2019-06-28SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (06/28/2019)
2019-06-25SenateReferred to Senate Education
2019-06-13HouseHouse passed Sub A
2019-06-07HousePlaced on House Calendar (06/13/2019)
2019-06-05HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2019-06-03HouseProposed Substitute
2019-06-03HouseScheduled for consideration (06/05/2019)
2019-05-15HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2019-05-10HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (05/15/2019)
2019-04-03HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2019-03-29HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/03/2019)
2019-03-21HouseIntroduced, referred to House H.E.W.

Rhode Island State Sources

Bill Comments