RI S0474 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Passed on June 28 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-06-28 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Allows local boards of canvassers to combine voting districts in special elections for approval/rejection of questions or when no officials will be elected or in primary elections only with board of election approval.

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Voting Districts And Officials


Roll Calls

2019-06-25 - Senate - Passage in concurrence (Y: 37 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-06-20 - House - Passage (Y: 73 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-06-11 - Senate - Voting districts and officials approval of amendment (Y: 37 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-06-11 - Senate - Passage as amended (Y: 37 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-06-28HouseSigned by Governor
2019-06-25HouseTransmitted to Governor
2019-06-25SenateSenate passed in concurrence
2019-06-20SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (06/25/2019)
2019-06-20HouseHouse passed Sub A
2019-06-18HousePlaced on House Calendar (06/20/2019)
2019-06-18HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2019-06-17HouseProposed Substitute
2019-06-14HouseScheduled for consideration (06/18/2019)
2019-06-12HouseReferred to House Judiciary
2019-06-11SenateSenate passed as amended (floor amendment)
2019-05-29SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (06/11/2019)
2019-05-28SenateCommittee recommends passage
2019-05-23SenateScheduled for consideration (05/28/2019)
2019-03-21SenateCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2019-03-15SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/21/2019)
2019-02-27SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

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Bill Comments