RI H5897 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-0)
Status: Passed on June 14 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-06-14 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Transfers jurisdiction of child endangerment offenses from the family court to the superior court.

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Roll Calls

2023-06-08 - Senate - Passage (Y: 30 N: 1 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-05-02 - House - Passage (Y: 67 N: 2 NV: 5 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2023-06-14HouseSigned by Governor
2023-06-08HouseTransmitted to Governor
2023-06-08SenateSenate passed in concurrence
2023-06-07SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (06/13/2023)
2023-05-30SenateCommittee recommends passage in concurrence
2023-05-26SenateScheduled for consideration (05/30/2023)
2023-05-15SenateReferred to Senate Judiciary
2023-05-02HouseHouse read and passed
2023-04-28HousePlaced on House Calendar (05/02/2023)
2023-04-20HouseCommittee recommends passage
2023-04-14HouseScheduled for consideration (04/20/2023)
2023-03-22HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2023-03-17HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/22/2023)
2023-03-01HouseIntroduced, referred to House Judiciary

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Bill Comments