Bills Pending Rhode Island House Municipal Government Committee

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RIS2085EngrossAmends Coventry's sewer system enabling legislation to allow appropriations from town tax fund for wastewater system sewers/projects only after voter approval.
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2018-06-21
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIS2010EngrossProhibits the town of Coventry from charging its sewage works' users more than the interest the town has actually paid for its borrowed funds for sewage works' purposes.
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2018-06-14
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH8256IntroAllows the town of Middletown to adopt annual fair market assessments of its ratable property that do not exceed the two percent (2%) annual increase ceiling.
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2018-06-14
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH8255IntroProhibits the town of Middletown from annually increasing its tax levy, more than 2% of the total levied by the town, for its prior fiscal year, without the occurrence of one or more of 5 conditions and an affirmative vote of the majority of its elec...
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2018-06-14
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIS2857EngrossIncreases the number of years that the town of West Greenwich may enter into tax stabilization agreements from ten (10) to twelve (12).
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2018-06-14
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7205IntroProhibits the town of Coventry from charging its sewage works' users more than the interest the town has actually paid for its borrowed funds for sewage works' purposes.
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2018-06-05
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIS2020IntroAn abutting owner or occupant of land upon any Coventry street in which there is a sewer would not be required to connect to the town sewage works, unless there is a sale or transfer of the property, or when the town council so orders.
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2018-05-31
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIS2554IntroEstablishes the Rhode Island Livable Home Modification Grant allowing individuals to retrofit their residence to nationally recognized accessibility standards and receive fifty percent (50%) of the total sum spent, up to five thousand dollars ($5,000...
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2018-05-31
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH8216IntroAllows RI municipalities to request an expedited permit review process for certain critical municipal public safety projects. The process would be the same as projects of critical economic concern. It would also waive permit fees for municipalities.
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2018-05-23
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH8101IntroAdjusts the definition of moderate income in New Shoreham to one hundred forty percent (140%) of area median income.
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2018-04-26
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH8080IntroRequires initial and continuing education in land use law and planning for local planning and/or zoning board and commission members.
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2018-04-26
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7174IntroExtends to the town of Coventry the provisions of ยง 44-7-10.2 relative to the non-issuance of building and demolition permits to applicants in arrears on taxes, liens, and assessments.
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2018-04-26
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7355IntroExempts from taxation the real property of the surviving spouse of any law enforcement officer or firefighter killed in the line of duty.
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2018-04-26
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7206IntroAmends Coventry's sewer system enabling legislation to allow appropriations from town tax fund for wastewater system sewers/projects only after voter approval.
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2018-04-26
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7836IntroAlters the definition of "affordable housing" to include housing that costs no more than thirty percent (30%) of gross household income for a household with income less than sixty percent (60%) of the median income for city or town.
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2018-04-26
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7662IntroAllows a local review board of a city or town to provide reasonable conditions and limitations on any low and moderate income housing project.
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2018-04-26
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIS2325EngrossExempts the town of New Shoreham from the jurisdiction of the division of public utilities and carriers for purposes of regulating transportation network companies.
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2018-04-11
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7425IntroDisbands the Smithfield Land Trust and transfers all function and real estate held by the Smithfield Land Trust to the town of Smithfield and Smithfield town council.
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2018-04-05
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7770IntroQualifies mobile and manufactured homes as affordable housing when installed and affixed in mobile and manufactured home parks in groups of twenty (20) or more for a year or more.
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2018-04-05
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7681IntroRepeals the section of the law authorizing the impoundment of at large animals in private ways in Newport.
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2018-04-05
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7791IntroAuthorizes town of Coventry to enact ordinance granting $1,000 exemption to person who was member of National Guard for not less than 5 consecutive years or served in National Guard and called to active duty by President.
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2018-04-05
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7772IntroRepeals the requirement that city and town councils appoint an inspector or saleratus, bicarbonate of soda, and cream of tartar in order to test for adulterated product, and eliminates the fine for any person selling such adulterated product.
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2018-03-22
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7949IntroAmends the definition of public works so that it would include any public works projects performed for any city or town or quasi-municipal entity and the state and any quasi-state entity.
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2018-03-22
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7769IntroAllows residential only projects to remain minor and subject to the lesser time period for certification. Adds more time for cert. And resubmission at the master and preliminary plan phases on major projects but reducing such time for the final plan.
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2018-03-08
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7771IntroRepeals the provision of the general laws that require baskets of charcoal be sealed by the sealer of weights and measures of the town where the person so using the basket resides, or of the town where the charcoal is measured for sale.
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2018-03-08
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7518IntroRequires certain costs of police training to be reimbursed when an officer leaves one community department for another.
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2018-03-01
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7638IntroRepeals the entirety of section imposing a fine on carrying swill (garbage) into the town of Middletown to feed swine.
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2018-03-01
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7197IntroGives cities and towns the option of entirely exempting the homestead of a disabled veteran or their surviving spouse from taxation.
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2018-02-08
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7241IntroRenames a portion of highway on Chopmist Hill Road from Route 44 in Chepachet to Route 6 in Scituate, now known a Hartford Pike, as the Gold Star Family Highway.
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2018-02-08
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7240IntroRepeals the requirement that all businesses in Smithfield register and pay a business registration fee to the town.
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2018-02-08
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7149IntroRequires municipality comprehensive plans to include present and future interests of the school system including curriculum and instruction as well as buildings, transportation routes, fields, playgrounds, sidewalks, raised crosswalks and parking lot...
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2018-01-25
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7019IntroNames a certain portion of Sand Hill Cove Road in Narragansett, "E. Richard Durfee Road".
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2018-01-25
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH7051IntroIn Amendment Of Chapter 330 Of The Public Laws Of 1997 As Amended By Chapter 140 Of The Public Laws Of 2006, Pertaining To Sewers In The Town Of Coventry
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2018-01-25
To House Municipal Government Committee
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