Environment Council of Rhode Island

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

Legislative Agenda Status

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House Bill # Senate Bill # Title Pro-Con-Neutral-Watch Leg Agenda/Priority Trafton Numbersort ascending Current House Bill Status Current Senate Bill Status
8296 3002 Joint Resolution Old Growth Forest Study 90 Introduced Passed Senate - Sent to House
2750 Underground heating oil tanks 83 Passed Senate - Sent to House
8327 2297 Protection from unsafe dams Watch 57 In Committee Passed Senate - Sent to House
2295 Inspection of Dams and Reservoirs Watch 56 Passed Senate - Sent to House
8295 2294 Hurricane, Storm and Flood Standards Watch 55 In Committee Passed Senate - Sent to House
7439 2651 Prohibits Canned Hunting (Slater) Support Legislative Agenda 52 Held For Further Study Held for further study
7275 2039 Climate Literacy Act Support Legislative Agenda 51 Held For Further Study Held for further study
7611 EC4 EJ Advisory Board Support Legislative Agenda 50 Passed House - Sent to Senate Passed House - Sent to Senate
8055 Defines high tide line re public access Support Legislative Agenda 49 Passed House - Sent to Senate
7653 2448 Electric Transportation Act Support Legislative Agenda 48 Held For Further Study Held for further study
8113 Bond Request for Bicycle Mobility Support Legislative Agenda 47 Held For Further Study
8112 Bond Request for Transit Improvement Support Legislative Agenda 46 Held For Further Study
7851 Greenhouse Gas Pollution Standards Support Legislative Agenda 45 Held For Further Study
7448 2015 Free RIPTA Support Legislative Agenda 44 Introduced Senate Vote
7064 2140 Nip Ban Support Legislative Agenda 43 Held For Further Study Introduced
7065 2446 Plastic Checkout Bag Ban Support Legislative Agenda 42 House Vote Passed Senate - Sent to House
7063 2050 Polystyrene Foam Ban Support Legislative Agenda 41 Held For Further Study Held for further study
7378 2300 Bottle Deposit Required .10 + .04 Support Legislative Agenda 40 Held For Further Study Held for further study
7279 2296 Extended Producer Responsibility for Packaging Support Legislative Agenda 39 Held For Further Study Held for further study
7413 Prohibits Waste in Construction Fill Support Legislative Agenda 38 Held For Further Study
7066 2843 Old Growth Forest Preservation Act Watch 37 Held For Further Study Held for further study
8037 Public use of private lands Support Legislative Agenda 36 Held For Further Study
2047 PFAS – Removal from Water Watch 35 Held for further study
2046 PFAS – Water Level Reporting Watch 34 Held for further study
2049 PFAS – Prohibition & Labeling Watch 33 Held for further study
7788 2866 Mercury reduction (no CFLs, etc.) Support Legislative Agenda 32 Held For Further Study Introduced
8153 2765 Lead Poisoning Prevention Act Support Legislative Agenda 31 Held For Further Study Passed Senate - Sent to House
7129 2299 Restricting Neonicotinoids Support Legislative Agenda 30 Passed House - Sent to Senate Passed
7436 2449 Comprehensive PFAS Ban Act 2022 Support Legislative Agenda 29 Held For Further Study Held for further study
7234 2447 PFAS – Industrial Property Remediation & Reuse Support Legislative Agenda 28 Held For Further Study Held for further study
7438 2044 No PFAS in Food Packaging Support Legislative Agenda 27 Passed House - Sent to Senate In Committee
7233 2298 PFAS – Water Standards & Testing Support Legislative Agenda 26 Held For Further Study Passed Senate - Sent to House
2261 State Vehicles: 50% Zero Emission by 2030 Watch 25 Held for further study
2687 Stops Incentivizing Gas Hookups Support Legislative Agenda 24 Held for further study
7600 2737 Gas distribution revenue decoupling Support Legislative Agenda 23 Held For Further Study Passed Senate - Sent to House
7126 Solar Panel Fee Oppose Legislative Agenda 22 Held For Further Study
2392 Energy Facility Siting Act (Revises EFSA and EFSB) Oppose Legislative Agenda 21 Held for further study
7333 2301 Net Metering – Prior Use & Credits Support Legislative Agenda 20 Held For Further Study Held for further study
7530 2182 LIHEAP With Tiered Enhancement Support Legislative Agenda 19 Held For Further Study Held for further study
7850 Green Buildings Act #2 Support Legislative Agenda 18 Held For Further Study
7278 2700 Green Buildings Act Expansion Support Legislative Agenda 17 Held For Further Study Transmitted to Governor
7125 2596 Green School Building Referendum Support Legislative Agenda 16 Held For Further Study In Committee
7374 All-Electric Building Act Support Legislative Agenda 15 Held For Further Study
2293 OSCAR Petroleum Fund Support Legislative Agenda 14 Held for further study
8074 2740 Labor standards in renewable energy projects Support Legislative Agenda 13 Held For Further Study Passed Senate - Sent to House
7755 2585 Clean Energy Workforce Commission Support Legislative Agenda 12 Held For Further Study In Committee
7336 2179 EFSA Requires GHG Consideration Support Legislative Agenda 11 Held For Further Study Held for further study
7112 2209 Parking Facilities - EV Charging Stations Support Legislative Agenda 10 Held For Further Study Held for further study
8181 Funds DEM AoC Climate Dashboard Support Legislative Agenda 9 Held For Further Study
8180 Funds DEM AoC Public Education and PR Support Legislative Agenda 8 Held For Further Study
8179 Funds DeM AoC Outreach and Engagement Support Legislative Agenda 7
7971 2583 Affordable Clean Energy Act Support Legislative Agenda 6 Held For Further Study Passed Senate - Sent to House
8089 2788 "advanced recycling" = refuse disposal Oppose Legislative Priority 5 Introduced Passed Senate - Sent to House
8036 2087 The Environmental Justice Act Support Legislative Priority 4 Held For Further Study Passed Senate - Sent to House
7531 Solar on developed sites and schools Support Legislative Priority 3 Held For Further Study
7123 State Budget 2023 2 In Committee In Committee
7277 2274 100% Renewable Electricity by 2030 Support Legislative Priority 1 House Vote Passed
8146 2292 Residential Solar Bill of Rights In Committee Held for further study
7553 Tax on Sugary Drinks Introduced
7576 Extends Land Use Commission to 2023 Passed
Ocean State Climate And Resilience Petroleum Fund Support Legislative Agenda Held for further study
7852 2580 Economic and Climate Resilience Act Held For Further Study Held for further study
2048 Reusable Bag Tax Exemption In Committee
2340 Ban Some Single Family Zoning In Committee
7530 Subsizes Utililty Costs in Low-Income Housing Held For Further Study
2584 Transition Office for Displaced Workers Held for further study
7437 Resolve: RIRRC Recycle/Waste Audit In Committee
6639 Housing Jobs Dept. (Renew RI) Held For Further Study
7419 Economic Development Policy & Climate Change Held For Further Study
7543 Zero Emissions from Lawn Care Devices by 2027 Introduced
2581 Organic Waste Recycling Strategy Introduced
7612 Nonwoven Disposable Products Act In Committee
2752 Creates RI Climate Corps (workers) Introduced
2217 CRMC Executive Director Voted out of Committee
7455 2400 Conservation and Preservation Limits In Committee Passed Senate - Sent to House
7529 Caps Natural Gas Rate Increase Introduced
2582 Resolve: Plastics Recycling Study In Committee
7787 Reduces Hazardous Emissions In Committee
7782 Water resources management In Committee
7496 Economic & Climate Resilience Act 2022 Introduced
2649 Continuing Education for Local Planners Introduced
7849 Diesel Emissions Standards In Committee
2815 Real Jobs RI In Committee
2477 Cooperative Water Suppliers Act In Committee
2661 Hybrid or Virtual Open Meetings Introduced
7169 Prohibits Canned Hunting Held For Further Study
7122 State Budget for 2022 Introduced
2404 Bicycles on State Highways Held for further study
7541 No PFAS Foam for Fire Training Held For Further Study
2539 Another Pyrolysis Loophole Oppose Legislative Agenda Introduced
7468 2669 Black Regiment Monument Commission Neutral In Committee Introduced
2045 EFSA Requires Renewables Held for further study
6634 2266 No Sales Tax on Bicycles Held For Further Study Held for further study
Art1 ARPA Article 1 Section 16 - Port of Davisville, South Quay Terminal and Blue Economy In Committee
7619 Prohibits RIPTA charging fares Introduced
6675 Pyrolysis Loophole Oppose Legislative Agenda Withdrawn
2736 Net-metering Multi-tenant Property Renewable Credits In Committee
8028 2689 Restricts Utility Interconnect Charges Introduced Introduced
7786 Zero emissions lawn care devices by 2027 Held For Further Study
7286 LIHEAP for Middle Income/Retirees Introduced
2690 Renewable Energy for Healthcare Facilities Introduced
7545 Drive thru & Takeout Exempt re Plastic Straws In Committee
7373 Net Metering – Prior use not Limiting In Committee
7622 2634 Green Justice Zone Act Introduced Introduced
8026 2691 Grid-Connected Electricity Storage Held For Further Study Held for further study
8027 Incentive for utility reducing GHGs Introduced
7542 2579 Re: Distance to Composting or Anaerobic Digesters In Committee In Committee
2168 Prohibition of Leaf Blowers Introduced
7600 Gas Distribution Amendment - DPUC Introduced
2715 EJ Impact Statements re Facilities Introduced
2735 Amends study charges for regulated utility Introduced
2692 Zero-emitting Large Trucks by 2050 Introduced
8052 Funds DEM removal of PFAS Foam Introduced
7661 2302 Bans state buying plastic and gas cars Introduced In Committee
2178 Solar Energy Review Docket Held for further study
7662 Resolution to study decarbonization In Committee
2686 Social Cost of Carbon Introduced
2276 Requiring an Electricity Time of Use Rate Plan In Committee
7621 Home heating GHG reduction act Introduced
2712 Coastal or EJ Contaminated Sites Introduced
7181 Housing for the Homeless Introduced