Bills Pending Rhode Island House Environment and Natural Resources Committee

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RIH6126IntroProhibits a covered establishment from preparing, selling, processing or providing food or beverages in or on a disposable food service container that is composed in whole or in part of polystyrene foam.
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2019-05-20
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH6064IntroEstablishes process to set maximum contaminate levels of polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
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2019-05-16
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH6063IntroHouse Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Study Commission To Study And Provide Recommendations On The Method And Necessary Procedures For The Implementation Of Rhode Island's Action Plan To Stand Up To Climate Change (creates A 16 Member Commi...
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2019-05-16
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIS0405IntroDefines the term "farm products" for the purposes of enforcement and regulation of the agricultural functions of the department of environmental management.
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2019-05-15
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH6035IntroHouse Resolution Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study The Efficacy And Cost Of Implementing A Recycling Program For All Multi-family Residential Units, Including Condominium Complexes (extends Th...
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2019-05-02
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5991IntroHouse Resolution Respectfully Requesting That The Rhode Island Office Of Energy Resources Improve Consumer Protection Related To Solar Energy Programs For Homeowners
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2019-05-02
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5992IntroEstablishes procedure/process to prohibit intentional environment manipulation by geoengineering and requires license from DEM to conduct any such activities.
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2019-05-02
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIS0404EngrossJoint Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Effect And Procedures For The Reorganization Of The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (crmc)
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2019-05-01
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5671IntroCreates the "Plastic Waste Reduction Act" to reduce the use of plastic bags, offer recyclable bags and provides penalties for violations. Effective one year from promulgation or January 1, 2021, whichever occurs first.
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2019-03-21
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5813IntroEstablishes and implements woodland stewardship and preservation programs managed by the department of environmental management administered by cities and towns through local comprehensive planning and zoning.
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2019-03-21
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5869IntroEstablishes a fee on companies that sell fossil fuels in Rhode Island for consumption or distribution within the state and establishes an "economic and climate resilience fund" to disburse the collected funds.
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2019-03-21
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5849IntroAuthorizes shooting preserves of five hundred (500) acres or greater to allow hunting deer, elk, or other animals in addition to domestic game birds as regulated by the department of environmental management.
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2019-03-20
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5804IntroAmends provisions relative to the energy facility siting act including designating the public utilities commission as the public advocate and creates certain pre-application requirements.
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2019-03-14
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5666IntroProvides that applicants/licensees for fossil fuel electricity generating facilities invest in renewable energy facilities in conjunction with the fossil fuel facility construction.
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2019-03-14
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5789IntroProvides for the establishment of comprehensive solar energy siting ordinances in each municipality of the state.
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2019-03-14
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5668IntroProhibits solid waste landfill facilities and municipal waste management facilities from being located closer than one mile from any residential neighborhood in any city or town.
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2019-03-07
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5665IntroHouse Resolution Respectfully Requesting An Assessment Of The Benefits To Rhode Island Of Enactment Of A Green New Deal, Including, But Not Limited To, Findings And Recommendations For State Legislation Based On Green New Deal Principles.
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2019-03-07
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5667IntroEstablishes minimum energy and water efficiency standards for certain products sold or installed in the state.
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2019-03-07
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5670IntroJoint Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Study The Effect And Procedures For The Reorganization Of The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (crmc)
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2019-03-07
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5444IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island global warming solutions act to reduce carbon emissions across various sectors of the local economy.
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2019-02-28
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5445IntroProvides for the authorized taking of mushrooms from public lands.
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2019-02-28
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5447IntroMandates minimum levels of biobased product in heating oil.
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2019-02-28
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5446IntroMakes changes to the membership of the energy facilities siting board by increasing the size of the board from three (3) to seven (7) members for certain applications, and also imposes additional requirements on applicants for energy facilities.
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2019-02-28
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5448IntroExempts recoverable plastics from materials classified as solid waste/provides for converting of recoverable plastics into valuable raw materials.
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2019-02-28
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5314IntroProhibits a food service establishment from providing a consumer with a single-use plastic straw unless requested by the consumer.
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2019-02-28
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5227IntroHouse Resolution Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates And Amending The Membership Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study The Effect Of Wind Turbines On All Marine Life (amends The Membership Of The Commission To Study The Effect Of Wi...
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2019-02-07
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5230IntroRequires any person who sustains an injury to themselves or causes an injury to another while hunting or trapping to report the injury to the department of environmental management immediately.
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2019-02-07
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5226IntroHouse Resolution Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study The Establishment Of Procedures To Regulate And License The Intentional Manipulation Of The Global Environment Through Geoengineering (extend...
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2019-02-07
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5133IntroGrants solar energy system retail purchasers protections requiring disclosures in the retail/lease documents the right to cancel/rescind agreement within 90 days prior to installation/notice of liens filed on their property.
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2019-01-24
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH5031IntroClarifies that ยง 34-7-4 ("right of footway denied") applies only to private rights of footway.
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2019-01-24
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
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