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3/22/2021 MEDIA ADVISORY: Act on Climate scheduled for House vote tomorrow
STATE HOUSE – The Act on Climate (H 5445) is scheduled for consideration before the House of Representatives on Tuesday, March 23 at 4 p.m.

Sponsored by Rep. Lauren H. Carson (D-Dist. 75, Newport), the bill would make the state’s climate goals outlined in the Resilient Rhode Island Act of 2014 more ambitious and enforceable.

Companion legislation was passed in the Senate on March 16; this legislation was passed in the House Environment and Natural Resources Committee on March 18 and now is before the full House.

The State House remains closed to the public as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The House is scheduled to meet at Veterans Memorial Auditorium. The meeting will be televised live on Capitol Television, which can be seen on Cox on Channels 15 and 61, in high definition on Cox Channel 1061, on Full Channel on Channel 15 and on Channel 34 by Verizon subscribers. It will also be live-streamed at  Media members wishing to arrange for in-person coverage are asked to contact Larry Berman at

For more information, contact:
Emily Martineau, Communications Deputy Director for the Office of the Speaker
State House Room 323
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 222-2466