Governor Chafee Conducts Ceremonial Signing of 2011 Reform Bill
PROVIDENCE (August 11, 2011) -- Governor Lincoln Chafee conducted a ceremonial signing of Senate Bill 107, the legislation which made Rhode Island the 27th state to enact an autism insurance reform law. Judith Ursitti, Autism Speaks' regional director for state advocacy, worked with advocates in the state to build support for the bill in the Legislature and was on hand for the signing ceremony.
Among those joining Governor Chafee (seated) were Senate President Teresa Paiva-Weed and Senator Edward O’Neill, the bill sponsor.
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