RI H7987 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Passed on July 2 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-07-02 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requires the department of elementary and secondary education to incorporate substance abuse prevention and suicide prevention into the health education curriculum.

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Curriculum [see Title 16 Chapter 97 -- The Rhode Island Board Of Education Act]


Roll Calls

2018-06-07 - House - Passage (Y: 73 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-07-02HouseSigned by Governor
2018-07-02HouseTransmitted to Governor
2018-06-21SenateSenate passed in concurrence
2018-06-21SenatePlaced on the Senate Consent Calendar (06/21/2018)
2018-06-20SenateCommittee recommends passage in concurrence
2018-06-18SenateScheduled for consideration (06/20/2018)
2018-06-07SenateReferred to Senate Education
2018-06-07HouseHouse read and passed
2018-06-01HousePlaced on House Calendar (06/07/2018)
2018-05-30HouseCommittee recommends passage
2018-05-25HouseScheduled for consideration (05/30/2018)
2018-04-25HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2018-04-18HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/25/2018)
2018-03-22HouseIntroduced, referred to House H.E.W.


Rhode Island State Sources

Bill Comments