RI H7541 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Passed on July 21 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-07-21 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]


Repeals current state law regarding paternity and replaces it with a uniform parentage act that provides procedures establishing parentage, genetic testing, surrogacy agreements and assisted reproduction.

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Uniform Law On Paternity -- Uniform Parentage Act


Roll Calls

2020-07-16 - House - Passage of amendment (Y: 66 N: 0 NV: 9 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-07-16 - House - Passage as amended (Y: 67 N: 1 NV: 7 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-07-16 - Senate - Passage in concurrence (Y: 36 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-07-21HouseSigned by Governor
2020-07-17HouseTransmitted to Governor
2020-07-16SenateSenate passed Sub A as amended in concurrence
2020-07-16SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (07/16/2020)
2020-07-16HouseHouse passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
2020-07-14HousePlaced on House Calendar (07/16/2020)
2020-07-07HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2020-07-02HouseProposed Substitute
2020-07-02HouseScheduled for consideration (07/07/2020)
2020-02-26HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2020-02-17HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (02/26/2020)
2020-02-12HouseIntroduced, referred to House Judiciary

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Bill Comments