RI H5536 | 2017 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Passed on October 5 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-10-05 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Amends the laws regulating the aggregation of electrical loads by a municipality or group of municipalities; requires that at least one public hearing be held for review by its residents prior to adopting any plan; then approval by the PUC.

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Roll Calls

2017-09-19 - Senate - Passage in concurrence (Y: 30 N: 3 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-06-01 - House - Passage (Y: 67 N: 6 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-10-05HouseSigned by Governor
2017-10-03HouseTransmitted to Governor
2017-09-19SenateSenate passed Sub A in concurrence
2017-09-19SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (09/19/2017)
2017-06-28SenateCommittee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
2017-06-26SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (06/28/2017)
2017-06-07SenateReferred to Senate Commerce
2017-06-01HouseHouse passed Sub A
2017-05-26HousePlaced on House Calendar (06/01/2017)
2017-05-23HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2017-05-19HouseScheduled for consideration (05/23/2017)
2017-03-21HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2017-03-17HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/21/2017)
2017-03-13HouseMeeting postponed (03/15/2017)
2017-03-13HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration
2017-03-13HouseMeeting postponed (03/14/2017)
2017-03-10HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration
2017-02-28HouseMeeting postponed (02/28/2017)
2017-02-24HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration
2017-02-16HouseIntroduced, referred to House Corporations


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