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: 11-22-2017
Status: Introduced
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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

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News (3)

Rhode Island's new renewable-energy laws address economy and climate change - The Westerly Sun
Published by thewesterlysun.com
Tue, 29 Aug 2017 02:46:04 GMT

National Grid, Rhode Island's primary electricity distributor, wasn't at the recent bill-signing ceremony, nor was the company mentioned in remarks by elected officials and state energy officials such as Carol Grant, head of the Office of Energy Resources.

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 ...