RI S0563 | 2017 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Passed on September 28 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-09-28 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Allows a pound or animal shelter to put an animal up for adoption after ten (10) days if it has a tag or after five (5) days if it has no tag.

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Cruelty To Animals


Roll Calls

2017-09-19 - Senate - Passage in concurrence (Y: 29 N: 4 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-09-19 - House - Passage in concurrence as amended (Y: 70 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-05-03 - Senate - Passage (Y: 35 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-09-28HouseSigned by Governor
2017-09-25HouseTransmitted to Governor
2017-09-19SenateSenate passed Sub A as amended in concurrence
2017-09-19SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (09/19/2017)
2017-09-19HouseHouse passed Sub A as amended
2017-09-15HousePlaced on House Calendar (09/19/2017)
2017-06-30HousePlaced on the House Consent Calendar (06/30/2017)
2017-06-29HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A as amended
2017-06-29HouseScheduled for consideration (06/29/2017)
2017-06-27HouseMeeting postponed (06/27/2017)
2017-06-27HouseScheduled for consideration
2017-05-04HouseReferred to House H.E.W.
2017-05-03SenateSenate read and passed
2017-04-27SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (05/03/2017)
2017-04-26SenateCommittee recommends passage
2017-04-21SenateScheduled for consideration (04/26/2017)
2017-04-12SenateCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2017-04-07SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/12/2017)
2017-03-15SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Environment and Agriculture


Rhode Island State Sources

Bill Comments