RI H5975 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Introduced on April 10 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-04-30 - Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Increases the penalties for a first offense of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death to a minimum five (5) years in incarceration, a minimum of ten thousand dollars ($10,000) and a minimum license revocation of five (5) years.

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2019-04-30HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2019-04-26HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/30/2019)
2019-04-23HouseCommittee postponed at request of sponsor (04/23/2019)
2019-04-15HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration
2019-04-10HouseIntroduced, referred to House Judiciary

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