RI H5090 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-0)
Status: Passed on June 22 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-06-22 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Prohibits 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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Disposable Food Service Containers


Roll Calls

2023-06-15 - Senate - Passage (Y: 31 N: 4 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-06-13 - House - Passage (Y: 62 N: 9 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-06-13 - House - Passage (Y: 58 N: 11 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-06-22HouseSigned by Governor
2023-06-19HouseTransmitted to Governor
2023-06-15SenateSenate passed Sub A in concurrence
2023-06-13SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (06/15/2023)
2023-06-13HouseHouse passed Sub A
2023-06-09HousePlaced on House Calendar (06/13/2023)
2023-06-07HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2023-06-02HouseProposed Substitute
2023-06-02HouseScheduled for consideration (06/07/2023)
2023-03-23HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2023-03-17HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/23/2023)
2023-01-12HouseIntroduced, referred to House Environment and Natural Resources

Rhode Island State Sources

Bill Comments