RI H7142 | 2016 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Passed on July 12 2016 - 100% progression
Action: 2016-07-12 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Adds post-traumatic stress disorder as a "debilitating medical condition" and accelerates an approved medical marijuana application for hospice care.

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The Edward O. Hawkins And Thomas C. Slater Medical Marijuana Act


Roll Calls

2016-06-16 - House - Passage (Y: 67 N: 1 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2016-07-12HouseSigned by Governor
2016-07-07HouseTransmitted to Governor
2016-06-16SenateSenate passed in concurrence
2016-06-16SenatePlaced on the Senate Consent Calendar (06/16/2016)
2016-06-16HouseHouse read and passed
2016-06-16HousePlaced on House Calendar (06/16/2016)
2016-05-24HouseCommittee recommends passage
2016-05-20HouseScheduled for consideration (05/24/2016)
2016-04-12HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2016-04-05HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/12/2016)
2016-01-13HouseIntroduced, referred to House Judiciary


Rhode Island State Sources

Bill Comments