Rhode Island - H5369 - 2017

Relating to Health and Saftey --Energize Rhode Island: Clean Energy Investment and Carbon Pricing Act of 2017. (Establishes a fee on companies that sell fossil fuels in RI and also establishes a receipt account to disburse the funds from.)

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Added On: 03-06-2017
Updated On: 09-18-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor:

Actions (5)

  • 02-03-2017 - Introduced, referred to House Finance
  • 04-25-2017 - Committee postponed at request of sponsor (04/27/2017)
  • 04-25-2017 - Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration
  • 05-12-2017 - Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (05/17/2017)
  • 05-17-2017 - Committee recommended measure be held for further study

Sponsors (5)

News (2)

Gov. Raimondo Not Joining Opposition to Power Plant - ecoRI news
Published by ecori.org
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:58:27 GMT

PROVIDENCE — Like a midterm pep rally, the Lobby Day event organized by the Environmental Council of Rhode Island (ECRI) gathered support for a proposed carbon tax and other priority bills before the General Assembly during its final months of the ...

Carbon Tax, Power Plant Bills on Docket This Week - ecoRI news
Published by ecori.org
Mon, 15 May 2017 20:23:11 GMT

The bill (H5369) imposes a fee on electricity and all petroleum products at the point of sale or distribution in Rhode Island. ... On May 16, the House Committee on Finance hears a bill that would eliminate parking fees and all other charges at state ...