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Open States

  1. Introduced Mar 2, 2017
  2. Passed Senate
  3. Passed House Jun 21, 2017
  4. Signed into Law

SB 446

Rhode Island Senate Bill

AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - PUBLIC HEALTH AND WORKPLACE SAFETY ACT (Amends the definitions of "smoking" and "retail tobacco store" to include electronic smoking devices, electronic nicotine delivery system products and other products that rely on vaporization or aerosolization.)
2017 Regular Session
Bill Subjects:
Drugs Business and Consumers Health
Sponsors (5):



Date Chamber  
Jun 28, 2017 Legislature 06/28/2017 Senate voted to recommit to Senate Health and Human Services
Jun 21, 2017 Legislature 06/21/2017 Placed on Senate Calendar (06/28/2017)
Jun 21, 2017 House 06/21/2017 House passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
Jun 16, 2017 House 06/16/2017 Placed on House Calendar (06/21/2017)
Jun 14, 2017 Legislature 06/14/2017 Committee recommends passage of Sub A as amended in concurrence
Jun 12, 2017 Legislature 06/12/2017 Scheduled for consideration (06/14/2017)
Jun 9, 2017 House 06/09/2017 Referred to House H.E.W.
Jun 8, 2017 Legislature 06/08/2017 Senate passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
Jun 6, 2017 Legislature 06/06/2017 Placed on Senate Calendar (06/08/2017)
May 25, 2017 Legislature 05/25/2017 Committee recommends passage of Sub A
May 19, 2017 Legislature 05/19/2017 Scheduled for consideration (05/25/2017)
May 4, 2017 Legislature 05/04/2017 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Apr 28, 2017 Legislature 04/28/2017 Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (05/04/2017)
Mar 2, 2017 Legislature 03/02/2017 Introduced, referred to Senate Health and Human Services

Bill Text


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