RI S0753 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Passed on July 15 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-07-15 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]


Adds virtual currency to the existing electronic money transmission and sale of check licenses and adds additional regulatory provisions to simplify and clarify licensing related thereto.

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Licensed Activities--currency Transmissions


Roll Calls

2019-06-28 - House - Passage in concurrence (Y: 68 N: 0 NV: 7 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-06-20 - Senate - Currency transmissions approval of amendment (Y: 34 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2019-06-20 - Senate - Passage as amended (Y: 33 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2019-07-15SenateSigned by Governor
2019-07-11SenateTransmitted to Governor
2019-06-28HouseHouse passed Sub A as amended in concurrence
2019-06-26HousePlaced on the House Consent Calendar (06/28/2019)
2019-06-26HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A as amended in concurrence
2019-06-24HouseScheduled for consideration (06/26/2019)
2019-06-21HouseReferred to House Corporations
2019-06-20SenateSenate passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
2019-06-18SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (06/20/2019)
2019-06-18SenateCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2019-06-17SenateProposed Substitute
2019-06-14SenateScheduled for consideration (06/18/2019)
2019-04-23SenateCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2019-04-19SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/23/2019)
2019-04-04SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Commerce

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Bill Comments