Legislative Priorities 2014
We have been unsuccessful in having the state adopt a Vulnerable Roadway User law in the 3 legislative sessions spanning 2011 through 2013. For 2014, RIBIKE is not putting forward any legislation of its own. However, we will not be sitting idle, our Legislative Committee Chairperson, Barry Schiller will be registering as a lobbyist and monitoring relevant legislation to our goals. To that ends, the following is RIBIKE’s official statement and policy on legislation in the state for 2014.
To implement this, I encourage all interested to monitor relevant legislation as bills get introduced. Please let me, or Matt, know what you come across. I intend to register as a lobbyist for RIBike to be able to support relevant bills in the name of the Coalition. I welcome anyone else who would also like to do this, to please let Matt or me know about this interest. The idea is to monitor bills that are introduced and make recommendations (at meetings, or by e-mail) to the ribike board if they seem to qualify and if so, discuss withlegislators and other interested groups, speak at hearings etc.
To reach Barry or Matt, use the Contact form, leave us a voicemail at (401) 297-b1ke (297-2153) or email: info [@] ribike.org.