House Resolution #5606 (2017)

HOUSE RESOLUTION CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY THE EFFICACY AND COST OF IMPLEMENTING A RECYCLING PROGRAM FOR ALL MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL UNITS, INCLUDING CONDOMINIUM COMPLEXES

Creates a nine member commission to study of efficacy and cost of implementing a recycling program for all multi-family residential units, including condominium complexes, and reports back by February 6, 2018, and expires on April 6, 2018.

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  • 2017 – H 5606
  • 2017 – H 5606 SUBSTITUTE A
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  • LC001059
  • LC001059/SUB A
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  • S T A T E O F R H O D E I S L A N D
  • IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
  • JANUARY SESSION, A.D. 2017
  • ____________
  • A N A C T
  • H O U S E R E S O L U T I O N
  • CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY THE EFFICACY AND
  • COST OF IMPLEMENTING A RECYCLING PROGRAM FOR ALL MULTI-FAMILY
  • RESIDENTIAL UNITS, INCLUDING CONDOMINIUM COMPLEXES
  • Introduced By: Representatives Quattrocchi, and Morgan
  • Date Introduced: March 01, 2017
  • Referred To: House Environment and Natural Resources
  • It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
  • RESOLVED, That a special legislative commission be and the same is hereby created consisting of nine (9) members: nine (9) of whom shall be members of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, not more than five (5) from the same political party, to be appointed by the Speaker of the House.
  • In lieu of any appointment of a member of the legislature to a permanent advisory commission, a legislative study commission, or any commission created by a General Assembly resolution, the appointing authority may appoint a member of the general public to serve in lieu of a legislator, provided that the majority leader or the minority leader of the political party which is entitled to the appointment consents to the member of the general public.
  • The purpose of said commission shall be to make a comprehensive study of the efficacy and cost of implementing a recycling program for all multi-family residential units, including condominium complexes. Said commission shall also include, but not be limited to, the study of anaerobic waste recovery as a means of recycling.
  • Forthwith upon passage of this resolution, the members of the commission shall meet at the call of the Speaker of the House and organize and shall select a chairperson from among the legislators.
  • Vacancies in said commission shall be filled in like manner as the original appointment.
  • The membership of said commission shall receive no compensation for their services.
  • All departments and agencies of the state, shall furnish such advice and information, documentary and otherwise, to said commission and its agents as is deemed necessary or desirable by the commission to facilitate the purposes of this resolution.
  • All departments and agencies of the state, shall furnish such advice and information, documentary and otherwise, to said commission and its agents as is deemed necessary or desirable by the commission to facilitate the purposes of this resolution.
  • The Speaker of the House is hereby authorized and directed to provide suitable quarters for said commission; and be it further
  • RESOLVED, That the commission shall report its findings and recommendations to the House of Representatives on or before February 6, 2018, and said commission shall expire on April 6, 2018. ======== LC001059 ========
  • EXPLANATION
  • BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
  • OF
  • A N A C T
  • CREATING A SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO STUDY THE EFFICACY AND
  • COST OF IMPLEMENTING A RECYCLING PROGRAM FOR ALL MULTI-FAMILY
  • RESIDENTIAL UNITS, INCLUDING CONDOMINIUM COMPLEXES
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  • This resolution would create a nine (9) member special legislative study commission whose purpose it would be to make a comprehensive study of efficacy and cost of implementing a recycling program for all multi-family residential units, including condominium complexes, and who would report back to the House of Representatives on or before February 6, 2018, and whose life would expire on April 6, 2018. ======== LC001059 ========
  • RESOLVED, That the commission shall report its findings and recommendations to the House of Representatives on or before February 6, 2018, and said commission shall expire on April 6, 2018. ======== LC001059/SUB A ========

Votes

NOTE: Electronic voting records are unofficial and may not be accurate. For an official vote tally, check the House or Senate Journal from the day of the vote.

Floor vote for PASSAGE

June 27, 2017 at 7:40pm
Yeas: 71 / Nays: 0 / Not voting: 4 / Recused: 0
Legislator Vote
Rep. Abney Y
Rep. Ackerman Y
Rep. Ajello Y
Rep. Almeida Y
Rep. Amore Y
Rep. Azzinaro Y
Rep. Barros Y
Rep. Bennett Y
Rep. Blazejewski Y
Rep. Canario Y
Rep. Carson Y
Rep. Casey Y
Rep. Casimiro Y
Rep. Chippendale Y
Rep. Corvese Y
Rep. Costantino NV
Rep. Coughlin Y
Rep. Craven Y
Rep. Cunha Y
Rep. Diaz NV
Rep. Donovan Y
Rep. Edwards Y
Rep. Fellela Y
Rep. Filippi Y
Rep. Fogarty Y
Rep. Giarrusso Y
Rep. Handy Y
Rep. Hearn Y
Rep. Hull Y
Rep. Jacquard Y
Rep. Johnston Y
Rep. Kazarian NV
Rep. Keable Y
Rep. Kennedy Y
Rep. Knight Y
Rep. Lancia Y
Rep. Lima Y
Rep. Lombardi Y
Rep. Maldonado Y
Rep. Marshall Y
Rep. Marszalkowski Y
Rep. Mattiello Y
Rep. McEntee Y
Rep. McKiernan Y
Rep. McLaughlin Y
Rep. McNamara Y
Rep. Mendonca Y
Rep. Messier Y
Rep. Morgan Y
Rep. Morin Y
Rep. Nardolillo Y
Rep. Newberry Y
Rep. Nunes Y
Rep. O'Brien Y
Rep. O'Grady Y
Rep. Perez Y
Rep. Phillips NV
Rep. Price Y
Rep. Quattrocchi Y
Rep. Ranglin-Vassell Y
Rep. Regunberg Y
Rep. Roberts Y
Rep. Ruggiero Y
Rep. Serpa Y
Rep. Shanley Y
Rep. Shekarchi Y
Rep. Slater Y
Rep. Solomon Y
Rep. Tanzi Y
Rep. Tobon Y
Rep. Ucci Y
Rep. Vella-Wilkinson Y
Rep. Walsh Y
Rep. Williams Y
Rep. Winfield Y