Bills Pending Rhode Island House Municipal Government Committee

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RIH5921IntroGives the city of Woonsocket the power to license and regulate persons selling farm or garden produce, including flowers.
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2017-03-24
[Hearing: Mar 29]
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5922IntroExempts from taxation open air structures that are used for the sheltering and/or feeding and watering of animals utilized in connection with agricultural operations.
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2017-03-24
[Hearing: Mar 29]
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIS0161EngrossRatifies and validates the amendment to the South Kingstown Home Rule Charter which was approved by the electors of the town of South Kingstown at the polls on November 8, 2016.
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2017-03-24
[Hearing: Mar 29]
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIS0164EngrossValidates and ratify an amendment to the Home Rule Charter of the town of Middletown, which amendment was adopted and approved by the electors of the town of Middletown on November 8, 2016.
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2017-03-24
[Hearing: Mar 29]
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIS0257EngrossExempts from taxation the Artic Playhouse located at 1249 Main Street in West Warwick.
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2017-03-24
[Hearing: Mar 29]
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIS0157EngrossValidates and ratify amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the town of East Greenwich, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the town of East Greenwich on November 8, 2016.
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2017-03-24
[Hearing: Mar 29]
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5967IntroExempts from taxation the real and tangible personal property of Oasis International, Inc., a Rhode Island nonprofit corporation, located in Providence, Rhode Island.
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2017-03-24
[Hearing: Mar 29]
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5965IntroReduces to three (3) years the residency requirement for the town of Burrillville's partial real estate tax exemption for the elderly.
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2017-03-24
[Hearing: Mar 29]
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5966IntroAmends the charter of the West Glocester Fire District.
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2017-03-24
[Hearing: Mar 29]
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIS0158EngrossPermits the Barrington town council to appoint two alternate members to the planning board.
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2017-03-24
[Hearing: Mar 29]
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5955IntroExempts the real and tangible property of Hope Health located in Providence, Rhode Island from taxation.
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2017-03-24
[Hearing: Mar 29]
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIS0048EngrossValidates and ratifies amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the town of Burrillville, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the town of Burrillville on November 8, 2016.
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2017-03-24
[Hearing: Mar 29]
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIS0162EngrossChanges the date of the annual meeting of the Coventry Fire District from the second Tuesday of December to the second Wednesday of November.
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2017-03-24
[Hearing: Mar 29]
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5956IntroPermits the town of Jamestown to provide a tax exemption for veterans and a tax credit for one hundred percent (100%) for disabled veterans.
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2017-03-24
[Hearing: Mar 29]
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5657IntroAuthorizes the town of Coventry to enact an ordinance granting a $1,000 exemption to any person who was a member of the National Guard for not less than 5 consecutive yrs or served in a National Guard unit that was called to active duty by the Presid...
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2017-03-23
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5658IntroGives cities and towns the option of entirely exempting the homestead of a disabled veteran or their surviving spouse from taxation.
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2017-03-23
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5983IntroAuthorizes the town of Charlestown to regulate earth removal extraction, and blasting operations within the town.
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2017-03-23
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5873IntroAuthorizes two or more municipalities to form regional emergency communication districts.
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2017-03-23
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5887IntroPlaces a cap of 20% on increases in consecutive revaluations of real property in all cities and towns conducting revaluations commencing December 31, 2017 and every December 31 thereafter.
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2017-03-22
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5849IntroQualifies mobile and manufactured homes as affordable housing when installed in mobile home parks in groups of twenty (20) or more.
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2017-03-16
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5659IntroExpands the composition of the state building code standards committee by adding two (2) members, to be appointed from the Rhode Island builders association.
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2017-03-16
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5653IntroRequires sealers of weights and measures appointed by the cities and towns to receive the same fees as charged by state sealers who perform the same inspecting/testing services.
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2017-03-16
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5817IntroAdds certain federal requirements to the selection of architects and engineers and permits prequalification of architects and engineers by cities and towns.
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2017-03-16
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5740IntroAmends and make a number of changes to the legislative charter of Central Coventry Fire District.
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2017-03-16
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIS0482EngrossValidates and ratifies amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the town of Jamestown, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the town of Jamestown on November 8, 2016.
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2017-03-16
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5655IntroAmends several sections of the general laws pertaining to the calculation of impact fees by municipalities in the state by requiring that needs assessments of the fees be conducted every 5 years with certain exceptions.
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2017-03-16
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5848IntroRepeals the section of the general laws which provides for an automatic appropriation for Coventry Fire Districts which fail to approve an annual appropriation.
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2017-03-16
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5654IntroRequires that city and town building permit fees recover no more than the cost of permitting activities during period of normal building activity.
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2017-03-16
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5850IntroAllows mobile and manufactured homes which are a part of a mobile and manufactured home park to be counted as low and moderate income housing for purposes of compliance with the requirements of the city or town's comprehensive use plan.
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2017-03-16
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5570IntroEnables certain towns and cities to prorate the homestead exemption.
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2017-03-09
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5477IntroRequires that municipal animal control officers be certified by the National Care & Control Association.
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2017-03-09
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5575IntroRequires the Rhode Island office of energy resources, in consultation with the building commission to promulgate rules and regulations to create a statewide solar photovoltaic permit application.
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2017-03-09
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5656IntroEnables the city of Providence's board of licenses to approve the liquor license applications for a business at 100-102 Hope Street (Assessor's plat 16, lot 263), located within two hundred feet (200') of a church.
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2017-03-09
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5574IntroPermits Bristol to charge $.35 landing fee on passengers over 12 years old arriving in its port excluding commercial fishing vessels.
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2017-03-09
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5573IntroRequires municipalities to provide notice to owners and holders of conservation and preservation restrictions, whose property is located in an area proposed for a zoning ordinance amendment that includes changes to dimensional requirements.
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2017-03-02
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5388IntroEnables municipalities to adopt ordinances exempting them from being required to accept any additional residential properties, otherwise eligible for alternative assessment and taxation, if said municipality has achieved certain housing goals.
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2017-03-02
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5044IntroAuthorizes the merger of the Lonsdale and Saylesville Fire Districts in Lincoln if the electors of both fire districts approve that merger.
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2017-03-02
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5475IntroShortens the time periods related to certifications, decision-making and recordings of decisions for major land development and major subdivision master and preliminary plans.
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2017-03-02
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5476IntroEstablishes a separate variance process for certain properties that sustain damages as a result of a state emergency or local disaster emergency.
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2017-03-02
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5571IntroNames the roundabout at the intersection of Division Road and New England Tech Boulevard in East Greenwich the "Michael B. Isaacs Roundabout".
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2017-03-02
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5320IntroPermits a disabled veteran to apply their property tax exemption to a vehicle owned by a family member if used to transport the veteran.
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2017-02-08
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5319IntroRequires municipalities to exempt from taxation the real property of a surviving spouse of a law enforcement officer or firefighter killed in the line of duty, who occupies the real property as their principal place of residence.
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2017-02-08
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5234IntroRequires 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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2017-02-08
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5194IntroRequires a city or town to electronically notify the division of motor vehicles immediately upon receiving payment of personal property, and/or excise taxes on motor vehicles.
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2017-02-08
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5272IntroAuthorizes the town of Foster to provide tax credits to the elderly and disabled.
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2017-02-07
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5273IntroChanges the date of the annual meeting of the Coventry Fire District from the second Tuesday of December to the second Wednesday of November.
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2017-02-02
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5042IntroRequires planning board members to receive training on issues related to development in flood plains and the effects of sea level rise.
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2017-01-19
To House Municipal Government Committee
RIH5043IntroPermits cities and towns to apply the unused excise tax exemption afforded a qualifying veteran to the tax paid on a leased vehicle.
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2017-01-19
To House Municipal Government Committee
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