Rhode Island Senator Susan Sosnowski [D]

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RIS2146IntroSenate Resolution Congratulating Dale Holberton, South Kingstown Town Clerk, On Her Retirement After More Than Thirty Years Of Exemplary Public Service
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2020-01-23
Placed on the Senate Consent Calendar (01/28/2020)
RIS2026PassSenate Resolution Extending The Reporting Date And Amending The Membership Of The Special Senate Commission To Study The Effect And Procedures For The Reorganization Of The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (crmc) (amends The Membersh...
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2020-01-22
Senate read and passed
RIS2108IntroEstablishes a fee on companies that sell fossil fuels in Rhode Island for consumption or distribution within the state and establishes an "economic and climate resilience fund" to disburse the collected funds.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2109IntroAllows new applicants who apply after August 1, 2020, for net-metering systems and community remote-net-metering systems and any person that is a renewable self-generator to increase the maximum mega wattage from thirty to sixty mega watts.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2110IntroProhibits the importation, transportation, disbursement, distribution, sale, purchase, or possession of any species of non-native (exotic) invasive plants.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2129IntroAuthorizes the town council of the town of South Kingstown to create a municipal court and housing court and defines the respective jurisdiction of those two courts.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
RIS2111IntroRemoves the word diesel in regard to idling of engines and would pertain to idling of all engines.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2125IntroProhibits insurance companies from varying the premium rates charged for a health coverage plan based on the gender of the individual policy holder, enrollee, subscriber, or member.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2117IntroExpands eligibility for elderly services assistance to persons under age 65 suffering from physician confirmed Alzheimer's disease related dementia with income not to exceed 250% of federal poverty level.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2145IntroAuthorizes the issuance of farmer-brewery and farmer-distillery licenses to qualifying farms subject to conditions and regulations issued by the department of regulation.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Special Legislation and Veterans Affairs Committee
RIS2043IntroEstablishes minimum energy and water efficiency standards for appliances and specified equipment purchased or installed after July 1, 2021.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2056IntroEliminates the sales tax on taxi services and pet care services.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2068IntroProhibits PFAS, a class of fluorinated organic chemicals, from being used in food packaging.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
RIS2064IntroGradually increases the state's contribution to the teachers' retirement system, while reducing the municipal contribution, eventually resulting in the contributions being shared equally.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2029IntroExcludes municipal and government bodies that aggregate electrical loads for residential retail customers from the requirement that a new contract is required when there is a change of terms for electric-generation services.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2003IntroCreates 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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2020-01-08
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2002PassSenate Resolution Joyously Celebrating The 100th Anniversary Of Rhode Island's Ratification Of The 19th Amendment, Granting Women The Right To Vote
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2020-01-07
Senate read and passed
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