RI S2824 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Passed on July 22 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-07-22 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Creates a new process with standards to be utilized when deciding whether an applicant's past conviction of a crime should disqualify the applicant from receiving an occupational license, permit, certificate, or registration issued by the state.

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Equal Opportunity And Affirmative Action -- Licensing


Roll Calls

2020-07-16 - House - Passage in concurrence (Y: 67 N: 0 NV: 8 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-07-13 - Senate - Passage (Y: 36 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-07-22SenateSigned by Governor
2020-07-17SenateTransmitted to Governor
2020-07-16HouseHouse passed Sub A in concurrence
2020-07-14HousePlaced on House Calendar (07/16/2020)
2020-07-13SenateSenate passed Sub A
2020-07-10SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (07/13/2020)
2020-07-09SenateCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2020-07-03SenateProposed Substitute
2020-07-03SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (07/09/2020)
2020-03-12SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

Rhode Island State Sources

Bill Comments