Arthur Handy

Arthur Handy (D) represents District 18, Cranston. He was first elected in November 2002. Representative Handy was named a Deputy Majority Leader in January 2021.

Current Position: 
Representative
District: 
R18
Phone: 
1 (401) 785-8996
GA Session: 
2011-2012
2013-2014
2015-2016
2017-2018
2019-2020
2021-2022

Bills Sponsored

House Bill # Bill Year Title ECRI Pro/Con
6634 2022 No Sales Tax on Bicycles
7788 2022 Mercury reduction (no CFLs, etc.)
7971 2022 Affordable Clean Energy Act Support
8026 2022 Grid-Connected Electricity Storage
8146 2022 Residential Solar Bill of Rights
7866 2020 Energy & Water Efficiency Standards Support
5813 2019 Woodland Preservation & Stewardship Act Support
7793 2018 Renewable Energy Siting Bill Neutral
7827 2018 Global Warming Solutions Act Support
7828 2018 The Energy & Consumer Savings Act of 2005 Support
7978 2018 Right of Footway Support
8138 2018 Pollinator Working Group Support
8266 2016 Mercury Reduction and Education Act Support
5671 2015 Mercury Reduction & Education Act Support
5673 2015 Task force to review EPR programs (RI Regulatory Reform Act) Support
5755 2015 Responsible Recycling, Reuse, and Disposal of Mattresses Act
5904 2015 Energy Efficiency and Conservation Support
5962 2015 Wetlands and Buffers Support
7803 2014 State Lead Poisoning Prevention Programs - Minimum Funding Requirement Support
7825 2014 Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Incentive Support
7838 2014 Non-toxic Ammunition Support
7884 2014 Eliminating sales tax for electric vehicles Support
7904 2014 Resilient Rhode Island Act of 2014 Support
5244 2013 Wood Stove Phase-out Support
5799 2013 Producer Responsibility For Recycling, Reuse and Disposal of Mattresses Support
5800 2013 Expanding Energy and Consumer Savings Act of 2005
5801 2013 RI Energy Independence and Climate Solutions Act Support
5802 2013 Biodiesel Heating Oil Act
5810 2013 Mandating $600,000 Toward Lead Prevention Support
5812 2013 Implementation Of The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Act Support
6018 2013 Distributed Generation - Hydro Quebec Oppose
6019 2013 PACE Legislation Support

Bills Co-Sponsored

House Bill # Bill Year Title ECRI Pro/Con Pro-Con-Neutral-Watch
7277 2022 100% Renewable Electricity by 2030 Support
7333 2022 Net Metering – Prior Use & Credits Support
7336 2022 EFSA Requires GHG Consideration Support
7436 2022 Comprehensive PFAS Ban Act 2022 Support
7530 2022 Subsizes Utililty Costs in Low-Income Housing
7530 2022 LIHEAP With Tiered Enhancement Support
7541 2022 No PFAS Foam for Fire Training
7543 2022 Zero Emissions from Lawn Care Devices by 2027
7621 2022 Home heating GHG reduction act
7661 2022 Bans state buying plastic and gas cars
8055 2022 Defines high tide line re public access Neutral
5760 2021 Forest Conservation Act
7110 2020 Non-Regulated Power Producer Consumer Bill of Rights Support
7163 2020 "Ask First" Plastic Straw Bill Support
7164 2020 No Styrofoam in Food Service Containers Support
7165 2020 Ocean State Climate Adaptation Fund (OSCAR) Support Support
5314 2019 "Ask First" Plastic Straw Bill Support
5444 2019 RI Global Warming Solutions Act Support
5671 2019 Plastic Bag Bill Support
5789 2019 RI Energy Resources Act: Solar Siting Support
5869 2019 Economic & Climate Resilience Act Of 2019 Support
7400 2018 Energize Rhode Island: Clean Energy Investment and Carbon Pricing Act Support Support
7732 2018 Prohibition of PFAS in Food Packaging Act Support Support
7851 2018 Plastic Waste Reduction Act Support Support
5082 2017 Flame Retardants in Furniture and Children's Products Support
5274 2017 Renewable Energy Growth Program Extension Support
5369 2017 Energize Rhode Island: Clean Energy Investment and Carbon Pricing Act of 2017 Support
5808 2017 Climate Change Coastal Adaptation Trust Fund Support
7325 2016 Clean Energy Investment and Carbon Pricing Act Support
7473 2016 Expanding The Renewable Energy Growth Program Support
7514 2016 Relating To Public Utilities & Carriers - Public Utilities Commission Support
7896 2016 Producer Responsibility for Packaging
8240 2016 Energy Facility Siting Board Support
5079 2015 Renewable Energy Standard Support
5668 2015 RI Cesspool Act Of 2007 Support
7033 2014 Food Residuals Recycling Initiative Support
7083 2014 Renewable Energy Tax Credit Support
7093 2014 GMO labeling
7178 2014 Plastic Waste Reduction Support
7179 2014 Medical Waste Management and Disposal
7720 2014 Waste Hauler Licensing Support
7724 2014 Cesspool phaseout Support
7727 2014 Distributed Generation Support
5073 2013 Public Transit Investment Support
5116 2013 Renewable Energy Tax Credit Support
5264 2013 Marine Debris Act Support
5386 2013 Restricting the Use of Eminent Domain over Conservation Land Support
5535 2013 Dam Inspection Protocol Support
5677 2013 Expedited Citation Process for Alleged DEM Noncompliance
5732 2013 Cesspool Removal & Replacement Support
5953 2013 Placement of Renewable Energy Facilities