Environment Council of Rhode Island

...building an ecologically healthy future in a sustainable economy

2015 Bills, Lead Sponsors & Status

Bill Description House Bill # Senate Bill # Rep Lead Sponsor Senate Lead Sponsor Current House Bill Status Current Senate Bill Status Updated date
Energy Efficiency and Conservation 5904 0733 Arthur Handy Joshua Miller Deferred Senate Vote 06/25/2015 - 6:06pm
Infrastructure Bank 5900 Signed Signed 05/23/2016 - 4:07pm
Wetlands and Buffers 5962 0737 Arthur Handy Erin P. Lynch Prata House Vote Signed 07/13/2015 - 8:27pm
House Resolution Creating A RI House Commission On Economic Risk Due To Flooding & Sea Rise 5478 Lauren H. Carson Voted out of Committee 06/13/2015 - 5:04pm
Task force to review EPR programs (RI Regulatory Reform Act) 5673 Arthur Handy Deferred 05/13/2015 - 11:56am
RI Cesspool Act Of 2007 5668 0369 Teresa Ann Tanzi V. Susan Sosnowski Signed Signed 07/10/2015 - 3:59pm
Mercury Reduction & Education Act 5671 0608 Arthur Handy Dominick J. Ruggerio House Vote Deferred 06/19/2015 - 8:37pm
Carbon Pricing Bill 0417 Walter S. Felag Jr. Withdrawn 05/23/2016 - 6:08pm
Encroachment 5787 0263 Cale P. Keable V. Susan Sosnowski Deferred Deferred 05/13/2015 - 12:07pm
Incineration 5273 Stephen R. Ucci Deferred 05/13/2015 - 11:35am
Plastic Bag Ban 5151 Gregg Amore Deferred 05/13/2015 - 12:30pm
Renewable Energy Standard 5079 0089 Deborah Ruggiero V. Susan Sosnowski Deferred Deferred 04/20/2015 - 10:45am