RI S0712 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Passed on July 8 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-07-08 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Clarifies the rights and options of government employees who decide not to join their employer's exclusive bargaining unit.

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Roll Calls

2019-06-27 - House - Passage in concurrence (Y: 72 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-06-11 - Senate - Passage (Y: 36 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2019-07-08SenateSigned by Governor
2019-07-03SenateTransmitted to Governor
2019-06-27HouseHouse passed Sub A in concurrence
2019-06-26HousePlaced on House Calendar (06/27/2019)
2019-06-19HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
2019-06-20HousePlaced on the House Consent Calendar (06/26/2019)
2019-06-20HousePlaced on House Calendar
2019-06-14HouseScheduled for consideration (06/19/2019)
2019-06-12HouseReferred to House Labor
2019-06-11SenateSenate passed Sub A
2019-05-30SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (06/11/2019)
2019-05-29SenateCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2019-05-24SenateScheduled for consideration (05/29/2019)
2019-05-01SenateCommittee recommended Substitute A be held for further study
2019-05-01SenateCommittee recommended indefinite postponement
2019-04-30SenateProposed Substitute
2019-04-26SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (05/01/2019)
2019-03-21SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Labor

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Bill Comments