RI S0016 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-0)
Status: Passed on July 6 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-07-06 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Creates pilot program to establish harm reduction centers where use of pre-obtained controlled substances may occur under supervision of health care professionals.

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Harm Reduction Center Advisory Committee And Pilot Program


Roll Calls

2021-07-01 - Senate - Passage (Y: 30 N: 7 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-06-29 - House - Passage (Y: 60 N: 4 NV: 11 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-23 - Senate - Passage (Y: 34 N: 3 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-07-06HouseSigned by Governor
2021-07-02HouseTransmitted to Governor
2021-07-01SenateSenate passed Sub B in concurrence
2021-06-29SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (07/01/2021)
2021-06-29HouseHouse passed Sub B
2021-06-26HousePlaced on House Calendar (06/29/2021)
2021-06-25HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub B
2021-06-24HouseProposed Substitute
2021-06-23HouseScheduled for consideration (06/25/2021)
2021-02-25HouseReferred to House Health & Human Services
2021-02-23SenateSenate passed Sub A
2021-02-12SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (02/23/2021)
2021-02-11SenateCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2021-02-10SenateProposed Substitute
2021-02-05SenateScheduled for consideration (02/11/2021)
2021-01-21SenateCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2021-01-15SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (01/21/2021)
2021-01-15SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Health and Human Services

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Bill Comments