RI S0909 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Passed on July 15 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-07-15 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Provides employer pays any excess damages for an injured minor/clarifies liability of employer for violation of continuation of health care benefits for injured employee caused by employer/repeals obsolete/inapplicable workers' compensation laws.

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Workers' Compensation


Roll Calls

2019-06-24 - House - Passage in concurrence (Y: 73 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-06-11 - Senate - Passage (Y: 36 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-07-15SenateSigned by Governor
2019-07-11SenateTransmitted to Governor
2019-06-24HouseHouse passed in concurrence
2019-06-20HousePlaced on the House Consent Calendar (06/24/2019)
2019-06-19HouseCommittee recommends passage in concurrence
2019-06-14HouseScheduled for consideration (06/19/2019)
2019-06-12HouseReferred to House Labor
2019-06-11SenateSenate read and passed
2019-05-30SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (06/11/2019)
2019-05-29SenateCommittee recommends passage
2019-05-24SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (05/29/2019)
2019-05-22SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Labor

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