RI H7154 | 2016 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Passed on June 17 2016 - 100% progression
Action: 2016-06-17 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Prohibits the use of prone restraint in certain covered facilities licensed or certified by the state, and would create a study commission to study the restraint reporting requirements of covered facilities.

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Freedom From Prone Restraint Act


Roll Calls

2016-06-14 - Senate - Passage in concurrence (Y: 33 N: 2 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2016-06-01 - House - Passage (Y: 71 N: 1 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2016-06-17HouseSigned by Governor
2016-06-14HouseTransmitted to Governor
2016-06-14SenateSenate passed Sub A in concurrence
2016-06-08SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (06/14/2016)
2016-06-07SenateCommittee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
2016-06-03SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (06/07/2016)
2016-06-02SenateReferred to Senate Judiciary
2016-06-01HouseHouse passed Sub A
2016-05-27HousePlaced on House Calendar (06/01/2016)
2016-05-25HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2016-05-20HouseScheduled for consideration (05/25/2016)
2016-01-27HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2016-01-21HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (01/27/2016)
2016-01-14HouseIntroduced, referred to House H.E.W.


Rhode Island State Sources

Bill Comments