RI S0031 | 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]


Establishes the supported decision-making act which is a less restrictive alternative to guardianship for utilization of the probate courts.

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Supported Decision-making Act


Roll Calls

2019-06-25 - House - Passage in concurrence (Y: 72 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-06-13 - Senate - Passage (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-07-08SenateSigned by Governor
2019-07-03SenateTransmitted to Governor
2019-06-25HouseHouse passed Sub A in concurrence
2019-06-20HousePlaced on House Calendar (06/25/2019)
2019-06-19HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
2019-06-17HouseScheduled for consideration (06/19/2019)
2019-06-14HouseReferred to House Judiciary
2019-06-13SenateSenate passed Sub A
2019-06-11SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (06/13/2019)
2019-06-06SenateCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2019-06-05SenateProposed Substitute
2019-05-31SenateScheduled for consideration (06/06/2019)
2019-04-11SenateCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2019-04-05SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/11/2019)
2019-01-15SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

Rhode Island State Sources

Bill Comments