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  • Relating To Public Utilities & Carriers - Public Utilities Commission | Environment Council of Rhode Island
    Issues by Topic Other Info Resources RI Government Links Education Fund Awards We Give Chafee Conservation Leadership Awards Tisdale Awards Award Lists Ed Fund Bylaws Members ECRI Member Orgs Info For ECRI Members A Guide to ECRI Process on Positions and Actions ECRI Handbook News Pubs Contact 2016 Legislative Agenda You are here Home ECRI Calendar Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba Opportunities Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba See the Whole Opportunities Calendar 2015 2016 Environmental Priorities Selected 2016 environmental bills ECRI has not necessarily taken a stand on these bills See the bills that ECRI had positions on in the Legislative Agenda for 2015 User login Username Password Request new password Relating To Public Utilities Carriers Public Utilities Commission Bills Bill Info Legislative Topic Energy Bill Year 2016 Brief Bill Description Requires the division of public utilities and carriers and the public utilities commission to include climate environmental employment health and consumer concerns in all their proceedings and decisions Link s to

    Original URL path: http://www.environmentcouncilri.org/bills/relating-public-utilities-carriers-public-utilities-commission (2016-05-01)
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  • Renewable Energy Fund Extension | Environment Council of Rhode Island
    Resources RI Government Links Education Fund Awards We Give Chafee Conservation Leadership Awards Tisdale Awards Award Lists Ed Fund Bylaws Members ECRI Member Orgs Info For ECRI Members A Guide to ECRI Process on Positions and Actions ECRI Handbook News Pubs Contact 2016 Legislative Agenda You are here Home ECRI Calendar Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba Opportunities Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba See the Whole Opportunities Calendar 2015 2016 Environmental Priorities Selected 2016 environmental bills ECRI has not necessarily taken a stand on these bills See the bills that ECRI had positions on in the Legislative Agenda for 2015 User login Username Password Request new password Renewable Energy Fund Extension Bills Bill Info Legislative Topic Energy Bill Year 2016 Brief Bill Description Article 18 of the Governor s Budget proposes to extend the The Renewable Energy Fund REF from the end of 2016 until 2022 The REF provides financial and administrative support for a variety of renewable energy projects It helps potential project owners conduct feasibility studies and helps grow local green sources of energy Link s to Bill text pdfs Budget H7454 Art 18 S2450subA Legislative Activity Type Budget Article House Info House Bill 7454 Rep Lead Sponsor Raymond E Gallison Jr House Committee Assignment 2015 2016 House Committee on Finance Current House Bill Status In Committee Senate Info Senate Bill 2450 Senate Lead Sponsor William J Conley Sen Co Sponsor Erin P Lynch Prata Donna M Nesselbush Paul W Fogarty John A Pagliarini Jr Senate Committee Assignment 2015 2016 Senate Committee on Finance Senate Hearings Senate Finance Committee Hearing 2016

    Original URL path: http://www.environmentcouncilri.org/bills/renewable-energy-fund-extension (2016-05-01)
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  • Increases Penalties for Intentionally Damaging Protected Land | Environment Council of Rhode Island
    We Give Chafee Conservation Leadership Awards Tisdale Awards Award Lists Ed Fund Bylaws Members ECRI Member Orgs Info For ECRI Members A Guide to ECRI Process on Positions and Actions ECRI Handbook News Pubs Contact 2016 Legislative Agenda You are here Home ECRI Calendar Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba Opportunities Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba See the Whole Opportunities Calendar 2015 2016 Environmental Priorities Selected 2016 environmental bills ECRI has not necessarily taken a stand on these bills See the bills that ECRI had positions on in the Legislative Agenda for 2015 User login Username Password Request new password Increases Penalties for Intentionally Damaging Protected Land Bills Bill Info Legislative Topic Land Bill Year 2016 Brief Bill Description Proposes to increase penalities for people who cut trees steal stone walls or otherwise intentionally damage protected open space lands Current penalties are little more than a hand slap and are not a strong deterrent to keep people from damaging open space lands This

    Original URL path: http://www.environmentcouncilri.org/bills/increases-penalties-intentionally-damaging-protected-land (2016-05-01)
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  • Dry Lands Bill | Environment Council of Rhode Island
    Legislative Agenda 2011 Legislative Agenda Issues by Topic Other Info Resources RI Government Links Education Fund Awards We Give Chafee Conservation Leadership Awards Tisdale Awards Award Lists Ed Fund Bylaws Members ECRI Member Orgs Info For ECRI Members A Guide to ECRI Process on Positions and Actions ECRI Handbook News Pubs Contact 2016 Legislative Agenda You are here Home ECRI Calendar Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba Opportunities Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba See the Whole Opportunities Calendar 2015 2016 Environmental Priorities Selected 2016 environmental bills ECRI has not necessarily taken a stand on these bills See the bills that ECRI had positions on in the Legislative Agenda for 2015 User login Username Password Request new password Dry Lands Bill Bills Bill Info Legislative Topic Land Bill Year 2016 Brief Bill Description Provides that wetland buffers not be excluded from the calculation of buildable lot areas minimum lot sizes or in the calculation of buildable lots or units Link s to Bill text pdfs H7651 S2591 Legislative Activity Type Bill House Info House Bill 7651 Rep Lead Sponsor K Joseph Shekarchi Rep Co Sponsor Carol Hagan McEntee House Committee Assignment 2015 2016 House Committee on Municipal Government House Hearings House Committe on Municipal Government Hearing 2016 03 10 Current House Bill Status Deferred House Bill Status Report 02 12 2016 Introduced referred to House Municipal Government 03 03 2016 Scheduled for hearing and or consideration 03 10 2016 03 10 2016 Committee recommended measure be held for further study Senate Info Senate Bill 2591 Senate Lead Sponsor Michael J McCaffrey Sen Co Sponsor

    Original URL path: http://www.environmentcouncilri.org/bills/dry-lands-bill (2016-05-01)
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  • RIPTA authority appointment | Environment Council of Rhode Island
    Awards Award Lists Ed Fund Bylaws Members ECRI Member Orgs Info For ECRI Members A Guide to ECRI Process on Positions and Actions ECRI Handbook News Pubs Contact 2016 Legislative Agenda You are here Home ECRI Calendar Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba Opportunities Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba See the Whole Opportunities Calendar 2015 2016 Environmental Priorities Selected 2016 environmental bills ECRI has not necessarily taken a stand on these bills See the bills that ECRI had positions on in the Legislative Agenda for 2015 User login Username Password Request new password RIPTA authority appointment Bills Bill Info Legislative Topic Transportation Bill Year 2016 Brief Bill Description Members to be appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate with at least one of the seven 7 being a regular user of fixed route RIPTA transportation and at least one of the seven 7 being a person with a disability Link s to Bill text pdfs H7329 S2373 Legislative Activity Type Bill House Info House Bill 7329 Rep Lead Sponsor Eileen S Naughton Rep Co Sponsor Raymond A Hull Jan Malik David A Bennett James N McLaughlin House Committee Assignment 2015 2016 House Committee on Health Education and Welfare House Hearings House H E W Committee Hearing 2016 03 30 House H E W Committee Hearing 2016 04 27 Current House Bill Status Voted out of Committee House Bill Status Report 01 27 2016 Introduced referred to House H E W 03 24 2016 Scheduled for hearing and or consideration 03 30 2016 03 30 2016 Committee recommended measure

    Original URL path: http://www.environmentcouncilri.org/bills/ripta-authority-appointment (2016-05-01)
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  • Mercury Reduction and Education Act | Environment Council of Rhode Island
    Bylaws Members ECRI Member Orgs Info For ECRI Members A Guide to ECRI Process on Positions and Actions ECRI Handbook News Pubs Contact 2016 Legislative Agenda You are here Home ECRI Calendar Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba Opportunities Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba See the Whole Opportunities Calendar 2015 2016 Environmental Priorities Selected 2016 environmental bills ECRI has not necessarily taken a stand on these bills See the bills that ECRI had positions on in the Legislative Agenda for 2015 User login Username Password Request new password Mercury Reduction and Education Act Bills Bill Info Legislative Topic Waste Bill Year 2016 Brief Bill Description The bill would require manufacturers to fund a statewide recycling program for light bulbs containing mercury It also calls for DEM to set and enforce higher collection goals for the existing EPR program for mercury thermostats Link s to Bill text pdfs S2095 S2095subA Legislative Activity Type Bill Senate Info Senate Bill 2095 Senate Lead Sponsor Dominick J

    Original URL path: http://www.environmentcouncilri.org/bills/mercury-reduction-and-education-act (2016-05-01)
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  • 2016 RI Environmental Legislation | Environment Council of Rhode Island
    Court Review Standards for Proposed Amendments to Conservation Easements This legislation addresses the unintended consequences of legislation adopted in 2011 The legislation distinguishes court review standards for proposals to terminate or amend conservation easements It clarifies the standard for proposed amendments to enable the Court upon review to approve a proposed amendment that results in a net gain to conservation values protected by a conservation easement 7196 Christopher R Blazejewski 2233 Louis P DiPalma 2015 2016 House Committee on Judiciary 2015 2016 Senate Committee on Judiciary Deferred Passed Senate Sent to House Dept of Transportation Reporting on Stormwater Drainage Maintenance This act would require the RI Dept of Transportation to annually report to the General Assembly their compliance with the consent decree issued by the United States District Court relative to maintenance of certain drainage systems 7072 Lauren H Carson 2015 2016 House Committee on Finance In Committee Dry Lands Bill Provides that wetland buffers not be excluded from the calculation of buildable lot areas minimum lot sizes or in the calculation of buildable lots or units 7651 K Joseph Shekarchi 2591 Michael J McCaffrey 2015 2016 House Committee on Municipal Government 2015 2016 Senate Committee on Environment and Agriculture Deferred Deferred Legislative Agenda Oppose Expanding The Renewable Energy Growth Program Expands the renewable energy growth program for an additional 10 years after the 5th program year with an annual target of 40 nameplate mgw for each of the 10 year period 7473 Deborah Ruggiero 2181 William A Walaska 2015 2016 House Committee on Environment and Natural Resources 2015 2016 Senate Committee on Environment and Agriculture Deferred In Committee Fragrance disclosure in cosmetics The legislation would require cosmetics manufacturers to disclose all ingredients in their products including the chemicals used in fragrance 7915 Carlos E Tobon 2698 Donna M Nesselbush 2015 2016 House Committee on Health Education and Welfare 2015 2016 Senate Committee on Health and Human Services In Committee Green Economy Bond This bond if approved will appear on the November ballot will ask Rhode Islanders to invest 35 million in the state s growing green economy Historic State Park Development Program 7 M State Land Acquisition Program 4 M State Bikeway Development Program 10 M Brownfield Remediation Economic Development 5 M Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program 3 M Local Recreation Development Matching Grant Program 2 M 7454 Raymond E Gallison Jr 2015 2016 House Committee on Finance In Committee Legislative Priority Support Increases Penalties for Intentionally Damaging Protected Land Proposes to increase penalities for people who cut trees steal stone walls or otherwise intentionally damage protected open space lands Current penalties are little more than a hand slap and are not a strong deterrent to keep people from damaging open space lands This legislation is based on effective legislation in CT 7606 Cale P Keable 2015 2016 House Committee on Judiciary Deferred Legislative Agenda Support Mercury Reduction and Education Act The bill would require manufacturers to fund a statewide recycling program for light bulbs containing mercury It also calls

    Original URL path: http://www.environmentcouncilri.org/2016_proposed_legislation?order=title&sort=asc (2016-05-01)
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  • 2015-2016 House Committee on Finance | Environment Council of Rhode Island
    2015 Legislative Agenda 2014 Legislative Agenda 2013 Legislative Agenda 2012 Legislative Agenda 2011 Legislative Agenda Issues by Topic Other Info Resources RI Government Links Education Fund Awards We Give Chafee Conservation Leadership Awards Tisdale Awards Award Lists Ed Fund Bylaws Members ECRI Member Orgs Info For ECRI Members A Guide to ECRI Process on Positions and Actions ECRI Handbook News Pubs Contact 2016 Legislative Agenda You are here Home ECRI Calendar Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba Opportunities Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba See the Whole Opportunities Calendar 2015 2016 Environmental Priorities Selected 2016 environmental bills ECRI has not necessarily taken a stand on these bills See the bills that ECRI had positions on in the Legislative Agenda for 2015 User login Username Password Request new password 2015 2016 House Committee on Finance Committee Description It shall be the duty of the committee on finance to take into consideration all propositions relative to the revenue to inquire into the state of the public

    Original URL path: http://www.environmentcouncilri.org/ga-committee/2015-2016-house-committee-finance (2016-05-01)
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