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Rhode Island State House Friday, March 26, 2021

Friday, March 26, 2021 3pm House Committee on Environment and Natural Resources SCHEDULED FOR HEARING AND/OR CONSIDERATION H5641 by Kislak, Bennett, Kazarian, Speakman, Cortvriend, Carson, Donovan ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY – PESTICIDE CONTROL (Prohibits the use of neonicotinoids which are a class of insecticides.) H5760 by Speakman, Cortvriend, Donovan, Caldwell, Carson, Handy, Tanzi ENTITLED, AN ACT
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Published on March 26, 2021
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Friday, March 26, 2021

3pm House Committee on Environment and Natural Resources

SCHEDULED FOR HEARING AND/OR CONSIDERATION

  • H5641 by Kislak, Bennett, Kazarian, Speakman, Cortvriend, Carson, Donovan ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY – PESTICIDE CONTROL (Prohibits the use of neonicotinoids which are a class of insecticides.)
  • H5760 by Speakman, Cortvriend, Donovan, Caldwell, Carson, Handy, Tanzi ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY (Creates a forest conservation commission, to be coordinated with the department of environmental management, to seek new funding and identify incentives for landowners to maintain their land as forest.)
  • H6144 by Ruggiero, McEntee, Carson, Craven, Cortvriend, Bennett, Handy ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS – PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION (Requires submission of a triennial system reliability/energy efficiency/conservation procurement plan until 9/1/2036 and continues a charge on gas/electricity to fund energy efficiency/conversation programs until 9/1/2035.)

3pm House Committee on Small Business

SCHEDULED FOR HEARING AND/OR CONSIDERATION

  • H6119 by McEntee, Costantino, Caldwell, Cortvriend, Phillips, Carson, Cassar, Giraldo, Casimiro, Slater ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES – SMALL BUSINESSES – ZONING ORDINANCES (Imposes one year moratorium on enforcement of municipal ordinance or zoning requirement that penalizes owners of food service establishments/bars for modifications/alternations to their premises in response to an emergency declaration.)

Presentation – Services to Support Small Businesses

  • Ed Huttenhower, Executive State Director, RI Small Business Development Center, University of Rhode Island
  • Diane Fournaris, Assistant State Director, RI Small Business Development Center, University of Rhode Island

Presentation – DBR Small Business Support Update

  • Elizabeth M. Tanner, Esq., Director, Department of Business Regulation

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