RI S0027 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Passed on July 8 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-07-08 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Repeals the current chapter of the general laws regarding immunity for food donors to food banks, and would adopt a new chapter with comprehensive immunity provisions for persons involved in donating food to food banks.

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Food Donations


Roll Calls

2019-06-24 - House - Passage in concurrence (Y: 73 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-06-06 - Senate - Passage (Y: 36 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-07-08SenateSigned by Governor
2019-07-03SenateTransmitted to Governor
2019-06-24HouseHouse passed Sub A in concurrence
2019-06-20HousePlaced on the House Consent Calendar (06/24/2019)
2019-06-19HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
2019-06-14HouseScheduled for consideration (06/19/2019)
2019-06-12HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2019-06-07HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (06/12/2019)
2019-06-07HouseReferred to House H.E.W.
2019-06-06SenateSenate passed Sub A
2019-06-04SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (06/06/2019)
2019-05-30SenateCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2019-05-29SenateProposed Substitute
2019-05-23SenateScheduled for consideration (05/30/2019)
2019-04-25SenateCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2019-04-19SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/25/2019)
2019-01-15SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

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