RI S2044 | 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 in Rhode Island which contains perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), effective January 1, 2024.

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Toxic Packaging Reduction Act


Roll Calls

2022-06-23 - House - Passage In Concurrence (Y: 69 N: 1 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2022-06-23 - Senate - Passage (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2022-03-09 - Senate - Senate Committee on Environment & Agriculture: Be held for further study (Y: 6 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2022-06-29SenateSigned by Governor
2022-06-28SenateTransmitted to Governor
2022-06-23HouseHouse passed Sub A in concurrence
2022-06-23HousePlaced on House Calendar (06/23/2022)
2022-06-23SenateSenate passed Sub A
2022-06-22SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (06/23/2022)
2022-06-21SenateCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2022-06-20SenateProposed Substitute
2022-06-17SenateScheduled for consideration (06/21/2022)
2022-03-09SenateCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2022-03-04SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/09/2022)
2022-01-25SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Environment and Agriculture

Rhode Island State Sources

Bill Comments