2022 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
Zero emissions lawn care devices by 2027 7786 June S. Speakman Held For Further Study 05/03/2022 - 5:06pm
Bond request for bicycle mobility 8113 Teresa Ann Tanzi In Committee 04/25/2022 - 11:10am
Bond request for transit improvement 8112 Teresa Ann Tanzi In Committee 04/25/2022 - 11:05am
Mercury reduction (no CFLs, etc.) 7788 2866 Arthur Handy Dominick J. Ruggerio Held For Further Study Introduced 04/25/2022 - 10:15am
Real Jobs RI 2815 Dominick J. Ruggerio In Committee 04/11/2022 - 1:31pm
Water resources management 7782 Joseph J. Solomon Jr. In Committee 04/11/2022 - 12:54pm
Creates RI Climate Corps (workers) 2752 Cynthia M. Mendes Introduced 03/30/2022 - 12:51pm
Defines high tide line re public access 8055 Terri Cortvriend Introduced 05/23/2022 - 5:41pm
"advanced recycling" = refuse disposal 8089 2788 Carlos E. Tobon Frank Lombardo, III Introduced Introduced 05/03/2022 - 6:14pm
Public use of private lands 8037 Robert E. Craven Sr. Introduced 03/30/2022 - 12:30pm
Lead Poisoning Prevention Act 8153 2765 David Morales Michael J. McCaffrey Introduced Introduced 04/25/2022 - 10:02am
Re Underground heating oil tanks 2750 Meghan E. Kallman Introduced 03/30/2022 - 12:22pm
Funds DEM removal of PFAS Foam 8052 Terri Cortvriend Introduced 03/30/2022 - 12:18pm
Amends study charges for regulated utility 2735 Dawn Euer Introduced 05/17/2022 - 10:30am
Incentive for utility reducing GHGs 8027 Brandon C. Potter Introduced 03/30/2022 - 12:06pm
Labor standards in renewable energy projects 8074 2740 Joseph J. Solomon Jr. Dominick J. Ruggerio Held For Further Study In Committee 05/17/2022 - 10:12am
Gas distribution revenue decoupling 2737 V. Susan Sosnowski In Committee 05/17/2022 - 10:15am
Net-metering Multi-tenant Property Renewable Credits 2736 Melissa A. Murray In Committee 03/28/2022 - 5:00pm
Greenhouse Gas Pollution Standards 7851 Brandon C. Potter In Committee 05/03/2022 - 5:09pm
Green Buildings Act #2 7850 Rebecca M. Kislak In Committee 04/12/2022 - 12:54pm
Diesel Emissions Standards 7849 Carlos E. Tobon In Committee 03/28/2022 - 1:32pm
Reduces Hazardous Emissions 7787 Robert J. Quattrocchi In Committee 03/28/2022 - 1:27pm
Nonwoven Disposable Products Act 7612 Camille F.J. Vella Wilkinson In Committee 03/28/2022 - 1:19pm
Resolve: RIRRC Recycle/Waste Audit 7437 Lauren Carson In Committee 03/28/2022 - 1:11pm
Reusable Bag Tax Exemption 2048 Walter S. Felag Jr. In Committee 03/28/2022 - 12:55pm
OSCAR Petroleum Fund 2293 Ryan W. Pearson Held for further study 04/12/2022 - 12:59pm
Coastal or EJ Contaminated Sites 2712 Cynthia M. Mendes Introduced 03/23/2022 - 12:16pm
Social Cost of Carbon 2686 Sandra Cano Introduced 03/23/2022 - 12:13pm
Zero-emitting Large Trucks by 2050 2692 Alana DiMario Introduced 03/23/2022 - 12:07pm
EJ Impact Statements re Facilities 2715 Tiara T. Mack Introduced 03/23/2022 - 12:03pm
Grid-Connected Electricity Storage 8026 2691 Arthur Handy Dawn Euer Held For Further Study Held for further study 04/15/2022 - 1:23pm
Renewable Energy for Healthcare Facilities 2690 Meghan E. Kallman Introduced 03/23/2022 - 11:57am
Restricts Utility Interconnect Charges 8028 2689 Edward T. Cardillo, Jr. Frank A. Ciccone III Introduced Introduced 03/30/2022 - 11:58am
Stops Incentivizing Gas Hookups 2687 Dawn Euer Introduced 03/23/2022 - 11:50am
Black Regiment Monument Commission 7468 2669 Michelle E. McGaw James A. Seveney In Committee Introduced 05/23/2022 - 5:53pm
Hybrid or Virtual Open Meetings 2661 Dawn Euer Introduced 03/22/2022 - 10:46pm
Continuing Education for Local Planners 2649 Bridget G. Valverde Introduced 03/22/2022 - 10:38pm
Resolve: Plastics Recycling Study 2582 Joshua Miller In Committee 03/28/2022 - 1:00pm
Organic Waste Recycling Strategy 2581 Jeanine Calkin Introduced 03/22/2022 - 10:16pm
Transition Office for Displaced Workers 2584 Louis P. DiPalma Held for further study 04/15/2022 - 1:14pm
Economic and Climate Resilience Act 7852 2580 David A. Bennett V. Susan Sosnowski Held For Further Study Held for further study 04/15/2022 - 1:13pm
Affordable Clean Energy Act 7971 2583 Arthur Handy Dawn Euer Introduced Held for further study 05/02/2022 - 10:07am
Home heating GHG reduction act 7621 Terri Cortvriend Introduced 03/05/2022 - 10:53am
Resolution to study decarbonization 7662 David Morales In Committee 05/03/2022 - 5:59pm
Clean Energy Workforce Commission 7755 2585 Susan R. Donovan Louis P. DiPalma Introduced Held for further study 04/15/2022 - 1:16pm
Gas Distribution Amendment - DPUC 7600 Joseph J. Solomon Jr. Introduced 03/05/2022 - 10:36am
Green Justice Zone Act 7622 2634 David Morales Introduced Introduced 03/22/2022 - 10:31pm
EC4 EJ Advisory Board 7611 Lauren Carson In Committee 05/23/2022 - 5:59pm
Electric Transportation Act 7653 2448 Terri Cortvriend Alana DiMario Introduced Held for further study 05/05/2022 - 10:09am
Prohibits RIPTA charging fares 7619 Anastasia Williams Introduced 03/04/2022 - 11:36am
Another Pyrolysis Loophole 2539 Frank Lombardo, III Introduced 04/12/2022 - 12:33pm
Cooperative Water Suppliers Act 2477 V. Susan Sosnowski In Committee 05/17/2022 - 10:21am
Economic & Climate Resilience Act 2022 7496 David A. Bennett Introduced 03/22/2022 - 9:53pm
Caps Natural Gas Rate Increase 7529 David Morales Introduced 02/28/2022 - 4:32pm
Zero Emissions from Lawn Care Devices by 2027 7543 June S. Speakman Introduced 02/28/2022 - 4:32pm
Subsizes Utililty Costs in Low-Income Housing 7530 Scott Slater Held For Further Study 03/22/2022 - 7:38pm
Ocean State Climate And Resilience Petroleum Fund Ryan W. Pearson Introduced 02/28/2022 - 4:32pm
Residential Solar Bill of Rights 8146 2292 Arthur Handy Joshua Miller In Committee Held for further study 04/25/2022 - 9:57am
Requiring an Electricity Time of Use Rate Plan 2276 Kendra Anderson In Committee 03/06/2022 - 12:47pm
Solar Energy Review Docket 2178 V. Susan Sosnowski Held for further study 03/03/2022 - 8:35pm
State Vehicles: 50% Zero Emission by 2030 2261 James A. Seveney In Committee 03/04/2022 - 9:49pm
Prohibition of Leaf Blowers 2168 Samuel D. Zurier Introduced 02/28/2022 - 4:22pm
Net Metering – Prior use not Limiting 7373 Jason Knight In Committee 02/28/2022 - 4:22pm
LIHEAP for Middle Income/Retirees 7286 James N. McLaughlin Introduced 02/28/2022 - 4:22pm
LIHEAP With Tiered Enhancement 7530 2182 Scott Slater V. Susan Sosnowski Held For Further Study In Committee 04/12/2022 - 12:45pm
ARPA Article 1 Section 16 - Port of Davisville, South Quay Terminal and Blue Economy Art1 In Committee 02/28/2022 - 4:22pm
No PFAS Foam for Fire Training 7541 June S. Speakman Held For Further Study 04/15/2022 - 1:08pm
Comprehensive PFAS Ban Act 2022 7436 2449 Terri Cortvriend Alana DiMario Held For Further Study Held for further study 05/03/2022 - 6:48pm
Solar on developed sites and schools 7531 June S. Speakman Held For Further Study 05/03/2022 - 6:48pm
Conservation and Preservation Limits 7455 2400 Robert E. Craven Sr. Louis P. DiPalma In Committee Passed Senate - Sent to House 03/16/2022 - 11:42am
Economic Development Policy & Climate Change 7419 Terri Cortvriend Held For Further Study 03/28/2022 - 10:06am
Green School Building Referendum 7125 2596 Brandon C. Potter Hanna M. Gallo Held For Further Study Held for further study 04/25/2022 - 9:51am
Extends Land Use Commission to 2023 7576 K. Joseph Shekarchi Passed 03/28/2022 - 10:23am
Bottle Deposit Required .10 + .04 7378 2300 Carol Hagan McEntee Bridget G. Valverde Held For Further Study Held for further study 05/03/2022 - 6:51pm
Prohibits Waste in Construction Fill 7413 Lauren Carson Held For Further Study 04/12/2022 - 12:41pm
Bans state buying plastic and gas cars 7661 2302 David A. Bennett Joshua Miller Introduced In Committee 03/29/2022 - 8:59pm
All-Electric Building Act 7374 Brandon C. Potter Voted out of Committee 03/23/2022 - 12:06pm
Re: Distance to Composting or Anaerobic Digesters 7542 2579 Deborah Ruggiero Bridget G. Valverde In Committee In Committee 03/28/2022 - 1:00pm
Drive thru & Takeout Exempt re Plastic Straws 7545 Brian C. Newberry In Committee 02/28/2022 - 4:22pm
Energy Facility Siting Act (Revises EFSA and EFSB) 2392 Jessica de la Cruz Held for further study 04/28/2022 - 8:51am
EFSA Requires GHG Consideration 7336 2179 Michelle E. McGaw Jeanine Calkin In Committee In Committee 04/12/2022 - 12:57pm
No Sales Tax on Bicycles 6634 2266 Arthur Handy Alana DiMario Held For Further Study Held for further study 04/28/2022 - 8:58am
Bicycles on State Highways 2404 Dawn Euer Held for further study 03/28/2022 - 9:49am
State Budget for 2022 7122 Marvin L. Abney Introduced 03/14/2022 - 12:56pm
State Budget 2023 7123 Marvin L. Abney In Committee In Committee 03/14/2022 - 1:47pm
Prohibits Canned Hunting (Slater) 7439 2651 Scott Slater Alana DiMario Held For Further Study Held for further study 05/03/2022 - 4:49pm
CRMC Executive Director 2217 V. Susan Sosnowski Voted out of Committee 03/03/2022 - 8:38pm
Housing Jobs Dept. (Renew RI) 6639 Brianna E. Henries Held For Further Study 04/28/2022 - 9:00am
Ban Some Single Family Zoning 2340 Tiara T. Mack In Committee 02/28/2022 - 4:22pm
Tax on Sugary Drinks 7553 Jean Philippe Barros Introduced 02/28/2022 - 4:22pm
Housing for the Homeless 7181 David A. Bennett Introduced 02/26/2022 - 4:21pm
Solar Panel Fee 7126 Patricia L. Morgan Held For Further Study 04/28/2022 - 9:01am
Net Metering – Prior Use & Credits 7333 2301 Brandon C. Potter Bridget G. Valverde Held For Further Study Held for further study 04/15/2022 - 1:12pm
PFAS – Industrial Property Remediation & Reuse 7234 2447 June S. Speakman Walter S. Felag Jr. Held For Further Study Held for further study 05/03/2022 - 6:47pm
PFAS – Water Standards & Testing 7233 2298 June S. Speakman Walter S. Felag Jr. Held For Further Study Held for further study 05/09/2022 - 9:47am
Extended Producer Responsibility for Packaging 7279 2296 David A. Bennett Bridget G. Valverde Held For Further Study Held for further study 05/03/2022 - 6:50pm
Green Buildings Act Expansion 7278 2700 Terri Cortvriend Louis P. DiPalma Held For Further Study Held for further study 04/28/2022 - 8:53am
100% Renewable Electricity by 2030 7277 2274 Deborah Ruggiero Dominick J. Ruggerio Held For Further Study Held for further study 05/23/2022 - 5:35pm
EFSA Requires Renewables 2045 Joshua Miller Held for further study 03/03/2022 - 8:36pm
Prohibits Canned Hunting 7169 Joseph M. McNamara Held For Further Study 02/26/2022 - 4:19pm
The Environmental Justice Act 8036 2087 Karen Alzate Dawn Euer Introduced Passed Senate - Sent to House 05/03/2022 - 6:45pm
PFAS – Removal from Water 2047 Jeanine Calkin In Committee 03/04/2022 - 8:44pm
PFAS – Water Level Reporting 2046 Jeanine Calkin In Committee 03/05/2022 - 11:10am
PFAS – Prohibition & Labeling 2049 Jeanine Calkin In Committee 03/04/2022 - 8:45pm
No PFAS in Food Packaging 7438 2044 Terri Cortvriend James A. Seveney Passed House - Sent to Senate Held for further study 05/03/2022 - 6:47pm
Climate Literacy Act 7275 2039 Terri Cortvriend Valarie J. Lawson Held For Further Study Held for further study 03/16/2022 - 11:33am
Restricting Neonicotinoids 7129 2299 Rebecca M. Kislak Joshua Miller Held For Further Study Held for further study 05/17/2022 - 10:01am
Parking Facilities - EV Charging Stations 7112 2209 Michelle E. McGaw Kendra Anderson Held For Further Study Held for further study 03/11/2022 - 10:07am
Free RIPTA 7448 2015 Leonela Felix Meghan E. Kallman Introduced Held for further study 04/12/2022 - 12:36pm
Old Growth Forest Preservation Act 7066 2843 David A. Bennett Michael J. McCaffrey Held For Further Study In Committee 04/25/2022 - 10:33am
Plastic Checkout Bag Ban 7065 2446 Carol Hagan McEntee Dominick J. Ruggerio Held For Further Study Passed Senate - Sent to House 05/03/2022 - 6:53pm
Nip Ban 7064 2140 David A. Bennett Joshua Miller Held For Further Study Introduced 05/03/2022 - 6:53pm
Polystyrene Foam Ban 7063 2050 David A. Bennett Joshua Miller Held For Further Study Held for further study 05/03/2022 - 6:52pm
Pyrolysis Loophole 6675 Carlos E. Tobon Introduced 05/03/2022 - 6:06pm