RI H7163 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Introduced on January 16 2020 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-02-06 - Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Pending: House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibits food service establishments from providing plastic straws, unless requested by the consumer. Notices and fined issued upon violation.

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Single-use Plastic Straws



2020-02-06HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2020-01-31HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (02/06/2020)
2020-01-16HouseIntroduced, referred to House Environment and Natural Resources

Rhode Island State Sources

Bill Comments 750