Environment Council of Rhode Island

...building an ecologically healthy future in a sustainable economy

2017 Bills, Lead Sponsors & Status

Bill Description House Bill # Senate Bill # Rep Lead Sponsor Senate Lead Sponsor Current House Bill Status Current Senate Bill Status ECRI Pro/Con
Green Building Amendments 5427 Christopher R. Blazejewski In Committee Support
Eliminate Liability Protection for Outdoor Recreation 0386 Michael J. McCaffrey Deferred Oppose
Climate Change Coastal Adaptation Trust Fund 5808 0442 Deborah Ruggiero Erin P. Lynch Prata In Committee Deferred Support
Stop Invenergy Plant 5897 0756 Cale P. Keable Paul W. Fogarty In Committee In Committee Support
Protected Lands 5116 Cale P. Keable Passed House - Sent to Senate
Limit Energy Efficiency Savings 5640 Arthur J. Corvese Deferred Oppose
Enable Municipal Aggregation 5536 Deborah Ruggiero
Fragrance Disclosure Act 5905 Carlos E. Tobon In Committee Support
Product Stewardship Bottle Recycling Act 5801 Jean-Philippe Barros
RESPONSIBLE RECYCLING, REUSE AND DISPOSAL OF MATTRESSES 5387 Deborah A. Fellela
Energy Facility Siting Act 5872 Daniel P. McKiernan In Committee
Green Buildings Act 5427 Christopher R. Blazejewski In Committee
Energize Rhode Island: Clean Energy Investment and Carbon Pricing Act of 2017 5369 0365 J. Aaron Regunberg Jeanine Calkin In Committee In Committee Support
Renewable Energy Growth Program Extension 5274 0112 Deborah Ruggiero William J. Conley Deferred Deferred Support
Flame Retardants in Furniture and Children's Products 0166 Adam J. Satchell In Committee Support
Carbon Pricing Study - EC4 and Resilient RI Act 0108 William J. Conley In Committee Support