RI S0877 | 2017 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Passed on October 5 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-10-05 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Amends laws regarding the aggregation of electrical loads by a municipality, and requires at least one public hearing be held, for review by its residents, prior to adopting any plan, to be approved by the public utilities commission.

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Roll Calls

2017-09-19 - House - Passage *************************** (Y: 59 N: 0 NV: 16 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-09-19 - Senate - Passage (Y: 30 N: 3 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-10-05SenateSigned by Governor
2017-10-03SenateTransmitted to Governor
2017-09-19HouseHouse passed Sub A in concurrence
2017-09-19HousePlaced on the House Consent Calendar (09/19/2017)
2017-09-19SenateSenate passed Sub A
2017-09-14SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (09/19/2017)
2017-06-28SenateCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2017-06-26SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (06/28/2017)
2017-05-18SenateCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2017-05-12SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (05/18/2017)
2017-05-11SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Commerce


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Bill Comments