RI H7438 | 2022 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-0)
Status: Passed on June 29 2022 - 100% progression
Action: 2022-06-29 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Prohibits the sale or promotional distribution of any food package containing perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), effective January 1, 2024. Provisions of ยง 23-18.13-3(g)(3) sunset on July 1, 2027.

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Toxic Packaging Reduction Act


Roll Calls

2022-04-28 - House - Passage (Y: 59 N: 1 NV: 15 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2022-06-29HouseSigned by Governor
2022-06-24HouseTransmitted to Governor
2022-06-23SenateSenate passed Sub A in concurrence
2022-06-23SenatePlaced on the Senate Consent Calendar (06/23/2022)
2022-06-21SenateCommittee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
2022-06-17SenateScheduled for consideration (06/21/2022)
2022-05-20SenateReferred to Senate Environment and Agriculture
2022-04-28HouseHouse passed Sub A
2022-04-22HousePlaced on House Calendar (04/28/2022)
2022-04-11HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2022-04-08HouseProposed Substitute
2022-04-08HouseScheduled for consideration (04/11/2022)
2022-02-17HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2022-02-11HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (02/17/2022)
2022-02-11HouseIntroduced, referred to House Environment and Natural Resources

Rhode Island State Sources

Bill Comments