House Bill #5202 (2019)

AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - BEDDING AND UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE

Directs the department of health to promulgate rules and regulations to provide for clinical oversight of the use of therapeutic beds and cribs which are prescribed by a physician for use by a minor.

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  • 2019 – H 5202 ======== LC000728 ========
  • 2019 – H 5202 SUBSTITUTE A ======== LC000728/SUB A ========
  • S T A T E O F R H O D E I S L A N D
  • IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
  • JANUARY SESSION, A.D. 2019
  • ____________
  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - BEDDING AND UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE
  • Introduced By: Representatives Casimiro, McNamara, Williams, Vella-Wilkinson, and
  • Amore
  • Date Introduced: January 25, 2019
  • Referred To: House Health, Education & Welfare It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
  • SECTION 1. Chapter 23-26 of the General Laws entitled "Bedding and Upholstered Furniture" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
  • 23-26-32. Therapeutic beds.
  • The department of health is hereby authorized and directed to promulgate rules and regulations to provide for clinical oversight of the use of therapeutic beds and therapeutic cribs when these beds and cribs are prescribed by a physician for use by a minor.
  • SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage. ======== LC000728 ========
  • The department of health is hereby authorized and directed to establish on its website an informational link to the regulations of the federal Food and Drug Administration relating to the use of therapeutic beds, therapeutic cribs, and therapeutic bassinets, when these beds, cribs, and bassinets are prescribed by a physician for use by a minor.
  • SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage. ======== LC000728/SUB A ========
  • EXPLANATION
  • BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
  • OF
  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY - BEDDING AND UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE
  • ***
  • This act would direct the department of health to promulgate rules and regulations to provide for clinical oversight of the use of therapeutic beds and cribs which are prescribed by a physician for use by a minor.
  • This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC000728 ========
  • This act would direct the department of health to establish on its website an informational link to the regulations of the Food and Drug Administration relating to the use of therapeutic beds, cribs, and bassinets which are prescribed by a physician for use by a minor.
  • This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC000728/SUB A ========

Votes

NOTE: Electronic voting records are unofficial and may not be accurate. For an official vote tally, check the House or Senate Journal from the day of the vote.

Floor vote for PASSAGE

April 04, 2019 at 4:27pm
Yeas: 58 / Nays: 1 / Not voting: 9 / Recused: 0
Legislator Vote
Rep. Abney Y
Rep. Ackerman NV
Rep. Ajello Y
Rep. Almeida Y
Rep. Alzate NV
Rep. Amore Y
Rep. Azzinaro Y
Rep. Barros NV
Rep. Bennett Y
Rep. Blazejewski NV
Rep. Caldwell Y
Rep. Canario Y
Rep. Carson Y
Rep. Casey Y
Rep. Casimiro Y
Rep. Cassar Y
Rep. Chippendale Y
Rep. Cortvriend Y
Rep. Corvese Y
Rep. Costantino NV
Rep. Craven Y
Rep. Diaz Y
Rep. Donovan Y
Rep. Edwards Y
Rep. Fellela Y
Rep. Filippi Y
Rep. Fogarty Y
Rep. Handy Y
Rep. Hawkins Y
Rep. Hull Y
Rep. Jackson Y
Rep. Jacquard Y
Rep. Johnston Y
Rep. Kazarian Y
Rep. Kennedy Y
Rep. Kislak Y
Rep. Knight NV
Rep. Lima NV
Rep. Lombardi Y
Rep. Lyle Y
Rep. Maldonado Y
Rep. Marszalkowski Y
Rep. Mattiello Y
Rep. McEntee Y
Rep. McKiernan Y
Rep. McLaughlin Y
Rep. McNamara Y
Rep. Mendez Y
Rep. Messier Y
Rep. Millea Y
Rep. Morin Y
Rep. Nardone Y
Rep. Newberry N
Rep. Noret Y
Rep. O'Brien Y
Rep. Phillips Y
Rep. Place NV
Rep. Price NV
Rep. Quattrocchi Y
Rep. Ranglin-Vassell Y
Rep. Roberts Y
Rep. Ruggiero Y
Rep. Serodio Y
Rep. Serpa Y
Rep. Shanley Y
Rep. Shekarchi Y
Rep. Slater Y
Rep. Solomon Y