RI H8170 | 2018 | Regular Session


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


Takes away the discretion of the sentencing judge in cases involving persons convicted of, or who entered a plea of nolo contendere to any misdemeanor or felony under the provisions of state law relating to cruelty to animals.

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Relating To Animals And Animal Husbandry


Roll Calls

2018-06-23 - House - Passage as amended in concurrence (Y: 45 N: 7 NV: 23 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-06-23 - Senate - Animals and animal husbandry approval of amendment (Y: 25 N: 0 NV: 12 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-06-23 - Senate - Passage as amended (Y: 27 N: 0 NV: 10 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-06-21 - House - Passage (Y: 64 N: 8 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-07-02SenateSigned by Governor
2018-06-27SenateTransmitted to Governor
2018-06-23HouseHouse passed as amended in concurrence
2018-06-23HousePlaced on House Calendar (06/23/2018)
2018-06-23SenateSenate passed as amended (floor amendment)
2018-06-23SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (06/23/2018)
2018-06-21HouseHouse read and passed
2018-06-19HousePlaced on House Calendar (06/21/2018)
2018-06-19HouseCommittee recommends passage
2018-06-16HouseScheduled for consideration (06/19/2018)
2018-06-06HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2018-06-01HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (06/06/2018)
2018-05-04HouseIntroduced, referred to House Judiciary


Rhode Island State Sources

Bill Comments 750