Rhode Island Bills

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action
HB 5184 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- PHARMACIES (Requires pharmacies display warning notice regarding use of opioids/schedule II controlled substances compiled by DOH relating to overuse/misuse/mixing with other drugs/alcohol effective 9/1/19.)
Jan 24 2019 07/08/2019 Signed By Governor
Jul 08 2019
SB 291 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS -- PHARMACIES (Requires pharmacies display warning notice regarding use of opioids/schedule II controlled substances compiled by DOH relating to overuse/misuse/mixing with other drugs/alcohol effective 9/1/19.)
Feb 13 2019 07/08/2019 Signed By Governor
Jul 08 2019
HB 5537 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS - UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT (Restricts the initial prescription to an adult and all prescriptions to a minor patient for an opiate to a seven (7) day supply with exceptions for certain conditions and medicines designed for substance abuse or opioid dependence treatment.)
Feb 27 2019 07/08/2019 Signed By Governor
Jul 08 2019
SB 981 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS - UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT (Restricts the initial prescription to an adult and all prescriptions to a minor patient for an opiate to a seven (7) day supply with exceptions for certain conditions and medicines designed for substance abuse or opioid dependence treatment.)
Jun 13 2019 07/08/2019 Signed By Governor
Jul 08 2019
HB 5151 (2019 Regular Session)
An Act Relating To Making Appropriations In Support Of Fy 2020
Jan 17 2019 07/05/2019 Signed By Governor
Jul 05 2019
SB 139 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- COMPREHENSIVE DISCHARGE PLANNING (Amends current law so that, as part of a comprehensive discharge plan, a hospital would be allowed to try to contact the patient's emergency contact and the recovery coach, in accordance with federal law.)
Jan 24 2019 06/28/2019 Signed By Governor
Jun 28 2019
HB 5383 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- COMPREHENSIVE DISCHARGE PLANNING (Amends current law so that, as part of a comprehensive discharge plan, a hospital would be allowed to try to contact the patient's emergency contact and the certified peer recovery specialists, in accordance with federal law.)
Feb 14 2019 06/28/2019 Signed By Governor
Jun 28 2019
HR 5751 (2019 Regular Session)
HOUSE RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY THE EFFICACY OF INVOLUNTARY INPATIENT TREATMENT FOR NON-COURT INVOLVED INDIVIDUALS DIAGNOSED WITH SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER (Authorizes a seventy-two (72) hour hold to be ordered by a physician in certain instances of substance use disorders.)
Feb 27 2019 06/28/2019 House Passed Sub A
Jun 28 2019
SB 217 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- PROMPT PROCESSING OF CLAIMS (Provides greater details to be considered when deciding if there has been substantial compliance with the statutes requiring the prompt processing and payment of health insurance claims.)
Jan 31 2019 06/27/2019 Referred To House Finance
Jun 27 2019
HB 5434 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS -- UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT (Excludes chronic intractable pain from the definition of "acute pain management", for purposes of prescribing, administering and dispensing controlled substances by a practitioner.)
Feb 14 2019 06/25/2019 Committee Recommended Substitute A Be Held For Further Study
Jun 25 2019
HB 5751 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - EMERGENCY COMMITMENT FOR DRUG INTOXICATION (Authorizes a seventy-two (72) hour hold to be ordered by a physician in certain instances of substance use disorders.)
Feb 27 2019 06/24/2019 Scheduled For Consideration (06/26/2019)
Jun 24 2019
SB 798 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS -- OPIOID STEWARDSHIP ACT (Establishes an opioid stewardship payment program which manufacturers and distributors of opioids would pay into, to support opioid treatment programs.)
Apr 10 2019 06/21/2019 Referred To House Finance
Jun 21 2019
SB 143 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS - UNIFORM CONTROL SUBSTANCES ACT (Provides for physician/patient discussion regarding addiction and alternate treatment prior to initial and third opioid prescription.)
Jan 24 2019 06/21/2019 Referred To House H.E.W.
Jun 21 2019
SB 680 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS -- ENSURING ACCESS TO HIGH QUALITY CARE FOR THE TREATMENT OF SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS (Establishes the medication assisted treatment (MAT) program which uses medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to create a comprehensive approach to the treatment of substance use disorders.)
Mar 21 2019 06/14/2019 Referred To House H.E.W.
Jun 14 2019
SR 969 (2019 Regular Session)
Senate Resolution Congratulating The Burrillville Police Department On The Creation And Success Of The "Burrillville Addiction Assistance Program (Baap)"
Jun 13 2019 06/13/2019 Recommended For Immediate Consideration
Jun 13 2019
HR 6221 (2019 Regular Session)
House Resolution Congratulating The Burrillville Police Department On The Creation And Success Of The "Burrillville Addiction Assistance Program (Baap)"
Jun 13 2019 06/13/2019 House Read And Passed
Jun 13 2019
SB 307 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - COMPREHENSIVE DISCHARGE PLANNING (Requires hospital to incorporate consent for peer recovery specialist services into comprehensive patient consent form. Creates MAT program using meds and counseling and to create a comprehensive approach to the treatment of substance use disorders.)
Feb 13 2019 06/12/2019 Referred To House Finance
Jun 12 2019
HR 6201 (2019 Regular Session)
House Resolution Extending Congratulations
Jun 11 2019 06/11/2019 House Read And Passed
Jun 11 2019
HB 6189 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS -- OPIOID STEWARDSHIP ACT (Establishes an opioid stewardship payment program which manufacturers and distributors of opioids would pay into, to support opioid treatment programs.)
Jun 06 2019 06/10/2019 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
Jun 10 2019
HB 5218 (2019 Regular Session)
AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE -- ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE POLICIES (Substitutes the office of health insurance commissioner for the director of business regulation as the overseer of health insurance claims and sets forth guidelines to use to determine whether substantial compliance has been met.)
Jan 30 2019 05/15/2019 Committee Recommended Measure Be Held For Further Study
May 15 2019

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