Bills Pending Rhode Island Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee

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RIH6663Engross
50%
Same as 21H-5731 -- Prohibits the production, sale, or importation into Rhode Island of any force-fed poultry product or food containing a force-fed poultry product and would impose a civil penalty of five hundred dollars ($500) for each violation.
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2022-05-20
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIH7438Engross
50%
Prohibits the sale or promotional distribution of any food package containing perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), effective January 1, 2024. Provisions of § 23-18.13-3(g)(3) sunset on July 1, 2027.
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2022-05-20
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2448Intro
25%
Provides for a plan and structure to transition to green energy in motor and other vehicles.
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2022-05-04
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2692Intro
25%
Strives to make sales of all new medium and heavy-duty vehicles in the state zero-emissions by no later than 2050.
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2022-05-04
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2180Intro
25%
Provides a dedicated grant of funding to DEM, specifically to commission an environmental study for the public benefit.
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2022-04-27
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2585Intro
25%
Creates the Governor’s Clean Energy Workforce Transition Commission.
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2022-04-13
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2584Intro
25%
Establishes just transition office assisted by 18 member advisory committee within DLT to support displaced fossil fuel workers in transition to carbon free economy.
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2022-04-13
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2580Intro
25%
Establishes a fee on companies that sell fossil fuels in Rhode Island and establishes a fund to disburse the collected funds.
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2022-04-13
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2301Intro
25%
Does not limit install of net metering system based on 3 years prior, and would also credit consumer for energy not used.
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2022-04-13
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2866Intro
25%
Prohibits, beginning January 1, 2024, any compact fluorescent lamp or linear fluorescent lamp to be offered for final sale, sold at final sale, or distributed in the state as a new manufactured product.
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2022-04-07
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2293Intro
25%
Imposes an adaption fee on every barrel of petroleum products and asphalt products received at a marine terminal within this state.
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2022-04-06
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2304Intro
25%
Requires the department of environmental management to establish baseline shellfish harvest targets and a timeline to accomplish the restoration targets of quahog, oyster, and bay scallop populations.
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2022-04-06
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2581Intro
25%
Requires the department of environmental management, no later than January 1, 2024, to approve and begin implementing that comprehensive strategy to reduce emissions of short-lived climate pollutants.
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2022-04-03
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2582Intro
25%
Senate Resolution Respectfully Requesting The Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation Conduct A Comprehensive Study Of Plastics Recycling
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2022-03-30
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2579Intro
25%
Amends § 23-18.9-17 to increase the miles of distance to thirty (30) a covered entity can be to an authorized composting facility or anaerobic digestion facility beginning January 1, 2023.
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2022-03-30
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2050Intro
25%
Prohibits 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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2022-03-30
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2300Intro
25%
Creates a refundable ten cent ($0.10) deposit for non-reusable beverage containers. A four cent ($0.04) handling fee would be paid by distributors.
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2022-03-30
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2302Intro
25%
Bans state purchases of plastic bottles, bags and polystyrene. It would also require state funds to be used to lease or purchase alternative fueled vehicles and renewable energy efficient technologies for use on state property.
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2022-03-30
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2296Intro
25%
Creates the producer responsibility program requiring producers to make necessary changes to product design(s) to reduce packaging consumption and waste and assess fees based on the packaging.
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2022-03-30
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2752Intro
25%
Creation of RI Climate Corps to implement a work program developed and administered by ServeRI.
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2022-03-24
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2583Intro
25%
Amends the affordable clean energy security act and the long-term contracting standard for renewable energy.
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2022-03-23
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2049Intro
25%
Prohibits PFAS, a class of fluorinated organic chemicals, from being used in food packaging and requires that any carpeting/clothing manufactured or sold in this state carry a warning label. Violations are punishable by fine of $1000 for each offense...
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2022-03-09
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2447Intro
25%
Defines and provides that "per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances" (PFAS) be included within the definition of "hazardous substances" for purposes of industrial property remediation and reuse.
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2022-03-09
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2449Intro
25%
Prohibits use of PFAS in carpets, upholstered furniture, textile furnishings, apparel, cosmetics, juvenile products, cookware, firefighting foam and gives authority to the department of environmental management to regulate and the use.
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2022-03-09
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2044Intro
25%
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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2022-03-09
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2046Intro
25%
Mandates that all public water providers annually test and generate a report of the level of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in their water supply.
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2022-03-09
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2047Intro
25%
Requires public drinking water suppliers to utilize technologies to remove PFAS from pubic drinking water supplies.
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2022-03-09
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2045Intro
25%
Provides applicants/licensees for fossil fuel electricity generating facilities invest in renewable energy facilities with application denial/revocation of license for failure to comply with renewable energy requirements.
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2022-03-02
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2179Intro
25%
Requires carbon-emissions-reduction goals be considered in energy plant siting proceedings.
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2022-03-02
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
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