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RIH7018Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- NET METERING - Prohibits utility companies from limiting eligibility of net metering site based on prior consumption and requires excess energy not consumed to be credited to consumer. Also amends definition of excess...
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2024-03-04
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIS2151Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- NET METERING - Modifies the definition of "core forest" to refer to unfragmented forest blocks or single or multiple parcels totaling 250 acres or greater and at least 25 yards from mapped roads.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 6]
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2036Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION - Directs PUC to extend utility termination moratorium for gas/electricity from April 15 to May 1, of each year with discretion to respond to emergency/ economic conditions/customers needs.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2264Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- TAXICABS AND LIMITED PUBLIC MOTOR VEHICLES - Amends requirements regarding how taxicabs can be placed in service.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 5]
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIH7808Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- NET METERING - Prohibits utility companies from limiting eligibility of net metering site based on prior consumption and requires excess energy not consumed to be credited to consumer. Also amends definition of excess...
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2024-03-01
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7809Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- VEGETATION PLANNING AND MAINTENANCE ACT - Establishes the Vegetation Planning and Management Act to provide guidelines for utilities to manage and maintain vegetation near power lines.
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2024-03-01
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7814Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- RENEWABLE ENERGY STANDARD - Requires the PUC to make public notification of any changes in eligibility or production of energy, and would direct the commission to promulgate rules and regulations to allow and facilita...
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2024-03-01
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7810Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION - Requires the public utilities commission (PUC
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2024-03-01
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7812Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- AFFORDABLE CLEAN ENERGY SECURITY ACT - Requires a New England transmission project to determine if long-term transmission service agreements appear commercially reasonable for Rhode Island.
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2024-03-01
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7815Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- RENEWABLE ENERGY STANDARD - Provides that any renewable energy project that cannot certify a net reduction of carbon emissions through scientific studies, using the best practices as defined in ISO LCA standards 14040...
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2024-03-01
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7811Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- 2024 ENERGY STORAGE ACT - Requires the office of energy resources to initiate the process of developing programs and associated funding mechanisms, for electric energy storage resources connected to the electric distr...
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2024-03-01
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7813Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- AFFORDABLE CLEAN ENERGY SECURITY ACT - Makes several amendments relative to the affordable clean energy security act establishing the act's priority over chapter 6.2 of title 42 (the "2021 act on climate"
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2024-03-01
To House Corporations Committee
RIS2506Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION - Requires the public utilities commission (PUC
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2024-03-01
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2640Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- REGULATORY POWERS OF ADMINISTRATION - Prohibit rate charges in excess of rates applied if tenant of residential complexes with electrical master-meters receives electricity directly from a public utility.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS2536Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- NET METERING - Changes definitions of eligible net-metering system, excess renewable net-metering credit, renewable net-metering credit and requires customer reimbursement under certain circumstances.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 6]
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2542Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- AFFORDABLE CLEAN ENERGY SECURITY ACT - Makes several amendments relative to the affordable clean energy security act establishing the act's priority over chapter 6.2 of title 42 (the "2021 act on climate"
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2024-03-01
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIS2499Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS ACT - Creates the financial frame work for incentivizing energy storage systems.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIS2509Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- RENEWABLE ENERGY STANDARD - Requires the PUC to make public notification of any changes in eligibility or production of energy, and would direct the commission to promulgate rules and regulations to allow and facilita...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIH7715Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- TERMINATION OF SERVICE TO PERSONS WHO ARE DISABLED, SERIOUSLY ILL, OR IN ARREARS OF PAYMENT - Extends the forbearance of utility terminations for customers with serious illness certifications and would amend various p...
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2024-02-28
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7352Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- DUTIES OF UTILITIES AND CARRIERS - Increases the penalties for public utilities for violations of the general law governing the duties of utilities and carriers.
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2024-02-27
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7427Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- EXCAVATION NEAR UNDERGROUND UTILITY FACILITIES - Amends the provision of notice to be provided for the release of any hazardous gas or liquid as determined by the federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Admini...
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2024-02-27
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7136Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TRANSIT AUTHORITY - Enables the Rhode Island public transit authority (RIPTA
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2024-02-27
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7511Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- WATER SUPPLY - Provides that water utility companies be responsible for all costs associated with maintenance, operation and delivery of water pumping stations to individual parcels of land and schools with no pumping...
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2024-02-27
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7557Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION - Requires all public utilities to maintain a customer service facility within the state to perform services such as addressing customer inquiries and accepting bill payments.
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2024-02-27
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7604Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- REGULATORY POWERS OF ADMINISTRATION - Gives PUC jurisdiction rather than division of approval petition/mandates public hearing/allows intervention by interested parties/provides for appeal of decision.
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2024-02-27
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7695Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- REGULATORY POWERS OF ADMINISTRATION - Prohibit rate charges in excess of rates applied if tenant of residential complexes with electrical master-meters receives electricity directly from a public utility.
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2024-02-23
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7678Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANY SERVICES - Imposes a seventy-five cent (0.75
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2024-02-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH7676Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- ANNUAL FUNDING FOR RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TRANSIT AUTHORITY ACT - Provides a mechanism for funding the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority through the use of an interest-free loan to advance certain federal funds.
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2024-02-15
To House Finance Committee
RIH7603Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- RESIDENTIAL SOLAR ENERGY DISCLOSURE AND HOMEOWNERS BILL OF RIGHTS ACT - Repeals the "Residential Solar Energy Disclosure and Homeowners Bill of Rights Act." Amends title 5 "Businesses and Professions" to include a new...
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2024-02-15
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7510Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- TAXICABS AND LIMITED PUBLIC MOTOR VEHICLES - Amends requirements regarding how taxicabs can be placed in service.
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2024-02-14
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7423Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- DRIVER NATIONAL CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK - Provides a criminal background check procedure for for-hire intrastate passenger transportation services.
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2024-02-14
To House Corporations Committee
RIS2366Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- DUTIES OF UTILITIES AND CARRIERS - Creates an income-sensitive tiered subsidy program to ensure that home energy utility costs are affordable for eligible low-income households.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
RIS2306Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- VEGETATION MANAGEMENT FOR ELECTRIC SYSTEM RELIABILITY - Requires an electric distribution company to develop and act pursuant to a vegetation management plan approved by the DPUC to carry out vegetation management act...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee
RIH7430Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- RENEWABLE ENERGY STANDARD - Restores several provisions of the Renewable Energy Standards chapter which were repealed in 2022.
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2024-02-09
Withdrawn at sponsor's request
RIH7549Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TRANSIT AUTHORITY - Prohibits the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA
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2024-02-07
To House Finance Committee
RIH7428Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION - Replaces time to time language with staggered for acquisitions, commission would review the acquisition plan, and requires an annual review. Repeals ยงยง 39-1-27.3.1 and 39-1-27.8 dealing...
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2024-02-02
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7426Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- SOLAR DECOMMISSIONING PLANS - Requires that developers of ground-mounted solar systems submit a plan for decommissioning to be held on file by the municipality and requires DEM, with the office of energy resources, ma...
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2024-02-02
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7491Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TRANSIT AUTHORITY - Authorizes the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority to enter into certain projects and procure related services including the transit center project, using design build contrac...
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2024-02-02
To House Finance Committee
RIH7429Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION - Changes the requirements of quarterly meetings of the board to monthly meetings. The chairperson of the board would be the commissioner or acting commissioner of the office of energy reso...
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2024-02-02
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7431Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- NET METERING - Modifies the definition of "core forest" to refer to unfragmented forest blocks or single or multiple parcels totaling 250 acres or greater and at least 25 yards from mapped roads.
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2024-02-02
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7286Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION - Creates an income-sensitive tiered subsidy program to ensure that home energy utility costs are affordable for eligible low-income households.
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2024-01-26
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7285Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- UTILITY THERMAL ENERGY NETWORK AND JOBS ACT - Establishes thermal energy networks network infrastructure by any public utility company that provides electric/natural gas distribution to maximize cost-effective investm...
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2024-01-26
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7157Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT AND INVESTMENT ACT - Establishes a statewide broadband community outreach coordinator to assist state residents interested in learning more and/or applying for the federal Affordable Connectivity ...
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2024-01-25
To House Innovation, Internet, & Technology Committee
RIS2035Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- NET-METERING - Allows a property owner with eligible net-metering systems with a master meter to allocate excess net metering credits to any meter on the property.
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2024-01-12
To Senate Commerce Committee
RIH7138Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- REGULATORY POWERS OF ADMINISTRATION - Provides that any rate increase with respect to electric distribution companies would be no greater than the increase in the Consumer Price Index or f5.5%, whichever is greater, u...
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2024-01-11
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7086Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- VEGETATION MANAGEMENT FOR ELECTRIC SYSTEM RELIABILITY - Requires an electric distribution company to develop and act pursuant to a vegetation management plan approved by the DPUC to carry out vegetation management act...
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2024-01-10
To House Corporations Committee
RIH7017Intro
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PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS -- PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION - Directs PUC to extend utility termination moratorium for gas/electricity from April 15 to May 1, of each year with discretion to respond to emergency/ economic conditions/customers' needs...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2024-01-05
To House Corporations Committee
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