Rhode Island - H5897 - 2017

Relating to State Affairs and Government - Energy Facility Siting Act.

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Added On: 03-13-2017
Updated On: 09-25-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor:

Actions (7)

  • 03-09-2017 - Introduced, referred to House Corporations
  • 03-17-2017 - Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration
  • 03-20-2017 - Committee transferred to House Environment and Natural Resources
  • 03-20-2017 - Committee postponed at request of sponsor (03/21/2017)
  • 03-31-2017 - Committee transferred to House Finance
  • 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)

Government Opposition to Power Plant Increasing - ecoRI news
Published by ecori.org
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 21:27:35 GMT

“The intention is to hit home themes that are common to all of us and to tell the Energy Facilities Siting Board and the Public Utilities Commission and the governor that the Invenergy project is not a good idea with all the people of the state of ...

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

The Rhode Island carbon tax bill was heard in the Senate on March 1. The legislation is now before the Senate ... H5897 prevents the EFSB from issuing an approval of a power plant if the applicant fails to provide information to an entity writing an ...