RI S0121 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-0)
Status: Passed on June 19 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-06-19 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Creates a new section which provides a streamlined adoption process for children born through assisted reproduction and who need adoption to confirm, not establish, their legal parentage to protect them against discrimination in all jurisdictions.

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Adoption Of Children


Roll Calls

2023-06-13 - Senate - Passage (Y: 37 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-06-08 - House - Passage (Y: 65 N: 6 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-05-11 - Senate - Passage (Y: 36 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-06-19HouseSigned by Governor
2023-06-14HouseTransmitted to Governor
2023-06-13SenateSenate passed Sub A in concurrence
2023-06-08SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (06/13/2023)
2023-06-08HouseHouse passed Sub A
2023-06-06HousePlaced on House Calendar (06/08/2023)
2023-06-06HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2023-06-02HouseProposed Substitute
2023-06-02HouseScheduled for consideration (06/06/2023)
2023-05-12HouseReferred to House Judiciary
2023-05-11SenateSenate read and passed
2023-05-05SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (05/11/2023)
2023-05-04SenateCommittee recommends passage
2023-04-28SenateScheduled for consideration (05/04/2023)
2023-03-30SenateCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2023-03-24SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/30/2023)
2023-02-01SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

Rhode Island State Sources

Bill Comments