Environment Council of Rhode Island

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

2016 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
House Resolution for Protecting Pollinators 8265 Cale P. Keable House Vote 09/08/2016 - 9:18pm
Green Buildings Act Amendments 7819 Lauren H. Carson Deferred 09/07/2016 - 4:56pm
Energy Facility Siting Board 8240 3037 Cale P. Keable Paul W. Fogarty Deferred Deferred 06/16/2016 - 11:37am
Fragrance disclosure in cosmetics 7915 2698 Carlos E. Tobon Donna M. Nesselbush In Committee 09/07/2016 - 4:48pm
Phasing out Flame Retardants 7977 09/07/2016 - 4:44pm
Dry Lands Bill 7651 2591 K. Joseph Shekarchi Michael J. McCaffrey Signed Signed 09/07/2016 - 4:27pm
RIPTA authority appointment 7329 2373 Eileen S. Naughton Juan M. Pichardo Signed Signed 06/15/2016 - 3:40pm
Renewable Energy Fund Extension 7454 2450 Marvin L. Abney William J. Conley House Vote Signed 07/01/2016 - 8:32pm
Green Economy Bond 7454 Marvin L. Abney Signed 07/01/2016 - 8:29pm
Expanding The Renewable Energy Growth Program 7473 2181 Deborah Ruggiero William A. Walaska Deferred In Committee 09/07/2016 - 4:22pm
Increases Penalties for Intentionally Damaging Protected Land 7606 2718 Cale P. Keable V. Susan Sosnowski Passed House - Sent to Senate Deferred 09/07/2016 - 4:33pm
Court Review Standards for Proposed Amendments to Conservation Easements 7196 2233 Christopher R. Blazejewski Louis P. DiPalma Deferred Passed Senate - Sent to House 09/07/2016 - 4:29pm
Relating To Public Utilities & Carriers - Public Utilities Commission 7514 J. Aaron Regunberg Deferred 03/10/2016 - 10:14am
Mercury Reduction and Education Act 8266 2095 Arthur Handy Dominick J. Ruggerio Signed Signed 07/01/2016 - 8:35pm
Banning of Neonicotinoids Act 2798 Joshua Miller In Committee 09/07/2016 - 4:41pm
Renewable Energy Standard (2016) 7413 2185 Deborah Ruggiero V. Susan Sosnowski Signed Signed 07/01/2016 - 8:33pm
Clean Energy Investment and Carbon Pricing Act 7325 J. Aaron Regunberg Deferred 05/23/2016 - 6:34pm