Bills Pending Rhode Island House Environment and Natural Resources Committee

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RIH7612IntroProvides that the authority of the CRMC shall include specific areas designated in "special area management plans" (SAMP).
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2020-02-14
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7331IntroAllows DEM to extend certain deadlines for required sewer construction in the replacement of cesspools, which deadlines would not extend beyond January 1, 2025.
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7308IntroProhibits captive hunting/possession, sale, breeding, importation of any mammal for purpose of captive hunting.
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7610IntroProhibits the importation, transportation, disbursement, distribution, sale, purchase, or possession of any species of non-native (exotic) invasive plants.
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7305IntroProhibits the practice of importing a wild animal into the state, which animal is not native or indigenous to the state, for the purpose of conducting canned hunting.
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7425IntroProhibits the use of neonicotinoids which are a class of insecticides.
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7122IntroProvides that the trapping and subsequent release of any unowned feral or free roaming cat for the purpose of spaying or neutering of the cat shall not be considered abandonment.
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7337IntroRequires the department of environmental management to solicit procurement of a representative organization to operate the paint stewardship program every two (2) years.
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 27]
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7611IntroCreates a refundable five cent ($0.05) deposit for non-reusable beverage containers. A one cent ($0.01) handling fee would be paid by distributors.
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2020-02-14
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7281IntroProvides for the authorized taking of mushrooms from public lands.
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2020-02-13
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7362IntroRequires increasing requirements of biobased product in No. 2 distillate heating oil. By July 1, 2023, ten percent (10%) of No. 2 oil would be biobased, increasing until July 1, 2030, when fifty percent (50%) would be biodiesel.
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2020-02-13
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7163IntroProhibits food service establishments from providing plastic straws, unless requested by the consumer. Notices and fined issued upon violation.
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2020-02-06
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7306IntroCreates the "Plastic Waste Reduction Act" designed to reduce the use of plastic bags by retail establishments by offering recyclable bag options and providing penalties for violations.
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2020-02-06
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7307IntroProhibits PFAS, a class of fluorinated organic chemicals, from being used in food packaging.
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2020-02-06
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7164IntroProhibits a covered establishment from preparing, selling, processing or providing food or beverages in or on a disposable food service container that is composed in whole or in part of polystyrene foam.
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2020-02-06
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7216IntroDepartment of health to establish maximum PFAS levels in water.
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2020-02-06
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7426IntroProvides for the establishment of comprehensive solar energy siting ordinances in each municipality of the state. The act would also allow the installation of master-meters in housing developments.
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2020-02-05
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7399IntroEstablishes a statewide greenhouse gas emission reduction mandate.
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2020-01-31
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7215IntroAmends the lien and notice procedures for facility operators of dry dock facilities.
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2020-01-22
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
RIH7217IntroGrants residential purchasers of solar energy systems protections and disclosures in the retail sale/lease documents.
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2020-01-22
To House Environment and Natural Resources Committee
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