RI S0770 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-0)
Status: Engrossed on May 4 2023 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-05-05 - Referred to House Environment and Natural Resources
Pending: House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Establishes requirements which would have to be met by an applicant prior to the issuing of permits for an activity that would have an environmental impact on or would increase the cumulative impacts on an environmental justice area.

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Environmental Justice Act


Roll Calls

2023-05-04 - Senate - Passage (Y: 31 N: 4 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-05-05HouseReferred to House Environment and Natural Resources
2023-05-04SenateSenate read and passed
2023-04-27SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (05/04/2023)
2023-04-26SenateCommittee recommends passage
2023-04-21SenateScheduled for consideration (04/26/2023)
2023-03-29SenateCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2023-03-24SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/29/2023)
2023-03-23SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Environment and Agriculture

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