Environment Council of Rhode Island

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

V. Susan Sosnowski

Senator V. Susan Sosnowski (Democrat - Disrict 37, New Shoreham, South Kingstown) was first elected to the Rhode Island Senate on November 5, 1996.

Current Position: 
Senator
District: 
S37
Phone: 
1 (401) 783-7704
GA Session: 
2013-2014
2015-2016
2017-2018
2019-2020

Bills Sponsored

Senate Bill # Bill Year Title
2026 2020 Study of Reorganization of Rhode Island CRMC
2108 2020 Economic & Climate Resilience Act of 2020
2111 2020 Idling
2637 2020 CRMC Member Appointed by Governor
2640 2020 Creating a New Water Resources Board
2191 2020 Prohibited Release of Balloons
2109 2020 Community Remote Net Metering Expansion
0661 2019 RI Energy Resources Act: Solar Siting
0662 2019 Economic & Climate Resilience Act Of 2019
2652 2018 Net Metering
2682 2018 Increase Penalty for Protected Lands
2652 2018 Biomass fuels eligible for net metering
2185 2016 Renewable Energy Standard (2016)
2718 2016 Increases Penalties for Intentionally Damaging Protected Land
0089 2015 Renewable Energy Standard
0369 2015 RI Cesspool Act Of 2007
0263 2015 Encroachment
2137 2014 New DEM Division of Agriculture
2436 2014 Requiring Composting of Food Scraps by Certain Large Businesses
2684 2014 Cesspool phaseout
2690 2014 Distributed Generation
2792 2014 Fisheries Administrative Fund for Renewable Energy Projects
0602 2013 Future of Solid Waste Management
0603 2013 Statewide Solid Waste Mgt Plan & Use of Out of State Non-Hazardous Contaminated Soils Within RI
0603 2013 RI Resource Recovery Corporation & Incineration
0725 2013 Responsibilities of the Office of Energy Resources -- Collection of All Energy Information
0728 2013 Inclusion of Incineration of Solid Waste in Statewide Resource Recovery System Development Plan
0728 2013 Inclusion of Incineration of Solid Waste in Statewide Resource Recovery System Development Plan
0901 2013 Energy Reform Act
0517 2013 Adjusting DEM's Powers Relating to Agriculture and the Division of Agriculture
0816 2013 Biodiesel Heating Oil Act
0642 2013 Implementation Of The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Act

Bills Co-Sponsored

Senate Bill # Bill Year Title
2110 2020 Prohibits Non-Native, Invasive Plants
2192 2020 Energy Facility Siting Regulation
2404 2020 100% Renewable Energy Standard
2469 2020 Creating a New Park or Conservation Land
2513 2020 Bottle Bill – 10¢ Deposit on Bottles
2636 2020 Prohibits Polystyrene Food Packaging
2235 2020 Establishes Limits on PFAS in Water
2003 2020 Plastic Waste Reduction Act
2068 2020 Prohibition of PFAS in Food Packaging Act
2165 2020 Resilient RI Act of 2014 - Act on Climate 2020
2043 2020 Energy & Water Efficiency Standards
0170 2019 Conservation Easement Restrictions
0268 2019 Polystyrene Ban / Plastic Bag Bill
0202 2019 "Ask First" Plastic Straw Bill
0658 2019 RI Global Warming Solutions Act
0218 2019 Eliminate PFAS from Food Packaging
0659 2019 Green New Deal Resolution
0552 2019 Energy & Consumer Savings Act: Efficiency Standards
0410 2019 Plastic Bag Bill
0663 2019 Woodland Preservation & Stewardship Act
2360 2018 Resolution Opposing President Trump's Offshore Drilling Proposal
2116 2018 The Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling and Exploration Activities Control Act
2188 2018 Energize Rhode Island: Clean Energy Investment and Carbon Pricing Act
2654 2018 Prohibition of PFAS in Food Packaging Act
2747 2018 Global Warming Solutions Act
2362 2018 The Energy & Consumer Savings Act of 2005
2354 2018 Plastic Waste Reduction Act
0166 2017 Flame Retardants in Furniture and Children's Products
0112 2017 Renewable Energy Growth Program Extension
0952 2017 Green Building Act
0442 2017 Climate Change Coastal Adaptation Trust Fund
0108 2017 Carbon Pricing Study - EC4 and Resilient RI Act
2233 2016 Court Review Standards for Proposed Amendments to Conservation Easements
2181 2016 Expanding The Renewable Energy Growth Program
2592 2016 Virtual Net Metering
0417 2015 Carbon Pricing Bill
0539 2015 Responsible Recycling, Reuse, and Disposal of Mattresses Act
0733 2015 Energy Efficiency and Conservation
0737 2015 Wetlands and Buffers
2438 2014 Farm Conservation and Renewable Energy Act of 2014
2688 2014 New Freshwater Position at DEM
2952 2014 Climate Change Council- Senate Climate Bill
2315 2014 Food Residuals Recycling Initiative
2213 2014 Renewable Energy Tax Credit
2435 2014 An Act Relating to Public Utilities and Carriers -DG Standard Contracts
2202 2014 Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Incentive
2197 2014 Eliminating sales tax for electric vehicles
0601 2013 User Fees
0640 2013 Creation of a Single Set of Environmental Standards for the State
0696 2013 Community Preservation Act
0495 2013 Expedited Citation Process for Alleged DEM Noncompliance