RI S0463 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Introduced on February 27 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-06-27 - Referred to House Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Allows damages recovery for emotional stress, grief, loss of enjoyment of life resulting from wrongful death of a spouse, parent, child to all pending future claims.

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Procedure In Particular Actions - Death By Wrongful Act


Roll Calls

2019-06-26 - Senate - Passage (Y: 37 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-06-27HouseReferred to House Judiciary
2019-06-26SenateSenate passed Sub A
2019-06-25SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (06/26/2019)
2019-06-25SenateCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2019-06-25SenateProposed Substitute
2019-06-21SenateScheduled for consideration (06/25/2019)
2019-06-04SenateCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2019-05-31SenateScheduled for consideration (06/04/2019)
2019-03-28SenateCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2019-03-22SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/28/2019)
2019-02-27SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

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