RI H5909 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Passed on July 8 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-07-08 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Establishes the supported decision-making act which is a less restrictive alternative to guardianship for utilization of the probate courts.

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Supported Decision-making Act


Roll Calls

2019-06-25 - House - Passage (Y: 72 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-07-08HouseSigned by Governor
2019-07-03HouseTransmitted to Governor
2019-06-27SenateSenate passed Sub A in concurrence
2019-06-26SenatePlaced on the Senate Consent Calendar (06/27/2019)
2019-06-25HouseHouse passed Sub A
2019-06-20HousePlaced on House Calendar (06/25/2019)
2019-06-19HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2019-06-17HouseProposed Substitute
2019-06-17HouseScheduled for consideration (06/19/2019)
2019-04-03HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2019-03-29HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/03/2019)
2019-03-27HouseIntroduced, referred to House Judiciary

Rhode Island State Sources

Bill Comments