RI H6397 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-0)
Status: Introduced on May 12 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-06-07 - Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Pending: House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Allows the department of environmental management to remove freshwater non-native and invasive aquatic plants and assist municipalities in preventing the growth and spread of these and other invasive species in the freshwater lakes and ponds.

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Protection Of Trees And Plants Generally



2023-06-07HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2023-06-02HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (06/07/2023)
2023-05-12HouseIntroduced, referred to House Environment and Natural Resources

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