RI S0877 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)
Status: Passed on July 3 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-07-03 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Prohibits insurance carriers from charging out-of-pocket expenses to the insured for expenses related to the COVID-19 pandemic and mandates that all COVID-19 testing or vaccination is free.

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Relating To Insurance


Roll Calls

2021-06-25 - House - Passage In Concurrence (Y: 69 N: 0 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-06-01 - Senate - Passage (Y: 35 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-07-03SenateSigned by Governor
2021-06-30SenateTransmitted to Governor
2021-06-25HouseHouse passed Sub A in concurrence
2021-06-23HousePlaced on the House Consent Calendar (06/25/2021)
2021-06-14HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
2021-06-11HouseScheduled for consideration (06/14/2021)
2021-06-02HouseReferred to House Health & Human Services
2021-06-01SenateSenate passed Sub A
2021-05-28SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (06/01/2021)
2021-05-27SenateCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2021-05-26SenateProposed Substitute
2021-05-21SenateScheduled for consideration (05/27/2021)
2021-05-13SenateCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2021-05-07SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (05/13/2021)
2021-05-07SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Health and Human Services

Rhode Island State Sources

Bill Comments