General Bill Info
This act would establish a fee on companies that sell fossil fuels in Rhode Island and establish an economic and climate resilience fund to disburse the collected revenues. It requires that both Massachusetts and one additional Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative state pass a carbon fee of at least five dollars ($5) per metric ton of carbon to take effect.
03/15/2019 Introduced, referred to House Environment and Natural Resources
03/15/2019 Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/21/2019)
03/21/2019 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
03/21/2019 Introduced, referred to Senate Environment and Agriculture
04/26/2019 Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (05/01/2019)
05/01/2019 Committee recommended measure be held for further study