Environment Council of Rhode Island

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

Economic & Climate Resilience Act of 2020

General Bill Info

Legislative Topic: 
Energy
Bill Year: 
2020
Brief Bill Description: 

This bill creates a fee on companies that sell fossil fuels in Rhode Island and establishes an "economic and climate resilience fund" to disburse the collected funds to all residents and businesses in RI for climate resilience, renewable energy, energy efficiency, and climate adaptation programs, including low-income residents and small businesses.

Add to Agenda?: 
Consider Supporting
Legislative Activity Type: 
Bill

ECRI Position

ECRI Pro/Con: 
Support
Leg Agenda/Priority: 
Legislative Agenda