Bills Pending Rhode Island House Municipal Government & Housing Committee

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RIH5588Intro

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Increases the percentage of area median income from one hundred twenty percent (120%) to one hundred forty percent (140%) only for New Shoreham residents to make more households eligible for affordable housing.
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2021-06-26
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH6398Intro

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Joint Resolution Granting A One Year Extension To The Town Of Johnston For The Mandatory Revaluation Cycle And Real Property Update (this Resolution Would Grant A One-year Extension For The Mandatory Revaluation Cycle And Real Property Update To The ...
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2021-06-17
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIS0116Engross

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Provides a procedure for homeowners to submit to a municipal zoning board of review or municipal official or agency for a review to determine whether or not a proposed use under this chapter requires a special use permit.
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2021-06-16
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH6270Intro

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Allows the Bristol police department to receive assistance from police departments of nonadjacent cities and towns and the department of public safety for events sponsored by the Bristol Fourth of July committee.
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2021-05-06
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIS0023Engross

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Provides New Shoreham has the exclusive authority to prescribe rules and regulations pertaining to the operation, licensing, and regulation of transportation network service companies and their services when TNCs are operating in the town of New Shor...
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2021-04-14
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5587Intro

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Allows New Shoreham to regulate transportation network company services.
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2021-03-25
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5479Intro

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Mandates that builders of new one or two (2) family residential dwellings provide the buyer with written information regarding the installation of automatic fire sprinkler system.
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2021-03-25
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH6093Intro

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Prohibits single-family residential zoning in municipalities with populations of over twenty-thousand (20,000) and mandate that those municipalities adopt zoning regulations for middle housing in single-family residential zones.
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2021-03-25
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5633Intro

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Allows cities and towns to create ordinances to regulate use and sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products.
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2021-03-25
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH6041Intro

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Mandates that any notice to the public required of a municipality be posted in a newspaper that is published on a daily basis and is distributed in that municipality.
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2021-03-19
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH6038Intro

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Allows minor subdivision to remain minor and subject to the lesser time period for certification and also add more time for certification at the master and preliminary plan phases on major subdivisions and land developments.
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2021-03-18
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5817Intro

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Provides a procedure for homeowners to submit to a municipal zoning board of review or municipal official or agency for a review to determine whether or not a proposed use under this chapter requires a special use permit.
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2021-03-18
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5820Intro

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Holders of Class B licenses shall offer the public food during times alcoholic beverages are sold to the public.
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2021-03-18
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5819Intro

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(Requires nonprofit entity exempt from real property tax to provide assessor with information every 5 yeas relating to the usage of the land/building/structures starting December 31, 2021.
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2021-03-18
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5818Intro

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Increases the aggregate amount of procurements for cities and towns from $10,000 to $25,000 for construction and from $5,000 to $10,000 for all other purchases.
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2021-03-18
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5822Intro

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Provides that the secretary of state establish a registry for publication of municipal invitations for bids and that municipalities publish notice of invitations for bids with the registry.
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2021-03-18
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH6092Intro

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Prohibits the tax sale of properties when litigation is pending disputing the amount owed.
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2021-03-18
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5646Intro

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Landlords responsible to tenants if tenants evicted due to landlord neglect and allows municipality to place lien on property.
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2021-03-14
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5426Intro

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Expands the definition of legitimate theaters to extend beyond the city of Newport and the town of Burrillville.
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2021-03-12
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5692Intro

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Transfers ownership of the sewer infrastructure in the city of Central Falls to the Narragansett Bay Commission.
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2021-03-12
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5589Intro

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Places a cap of twenty percent (20%) on increases in consecutive revaluations of real property in all cities and towns conducting revaluations commencing December 31, 2021, and every December 31 thereafter.
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2021-03-12
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5495Intro

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Allows a taxpayer to appeal the valuation by the Rhode Island vehicle valuation commission to the local board of assessment
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2021-03-12
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5695Intro

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Increases the per-unit fee for affordable single family homes to seventy five thousand dollars ($75,000) and allow municipalities to transfer in-lieu payments upon receipt or within ten (10) years.
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2021-03-12
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5816Intro

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Provides that in the town of Warwick, no separate class or zoning district be assigned or designated based solely upon a scenic view. No property in particular class/zoning district be assessed increased rate from other properties because of scenic v...
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2021-03-12
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5634Intro

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Requires cities and towns to assess renewable energy resources to be taxed as tangible property and the real property on which it is located shall not be reclassified, revalued or reassessed.
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2021-03-12
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5691Intro

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Gives Rhode Island businesses bidders on municipal contracts a priority if their bid is within three percent (3%) of the lowest bidder as long as the contract is not funded by federal money.
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2021-03-12
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5408Intro

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Requires that notice of application to owners of property within two hundred feet (200') of the site of a proposed liquor licensee be given by certified mail.
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2021-03-12
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5427Intro

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Authorizes fire districts to provide for an exemption from fire district taxes for volunteer firefighters serving in the fire district.
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2021-03-04
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5590Intro

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Exempts a residential homeowner who has abandoned an on-site system from obtaining a contractor to pump out and to fill in with material, as long as the residential homeowner has taken the necessary steps to secure the abandoned on-site system.
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2021-03-04
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5632Intro

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Requires towns and cities to allow tiny homes to be used as accessory dwelling units and to be counted as affordable housing.
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2021-03-04
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5689Intro

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Eliminates the exception the current law gives to Woonsocket regarding the composition of city or town school committees.
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2021-03-04
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5620Intro

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Increases the authorized holdings of Jewish Seniors Agency of Rhode Island to two million dollars ($2,000,000) and exempt the same from taxation.
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2021-03-01
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5256Intro

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Prohibits any city or town employee, including private contractors, removing trash from leaving trash receptacles in any condition or place so as to constitute a hazard on the street or highways, except private roads or driveways.
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2021-02-25
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5323Intro

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Allows the towns of Burrillville and Glocester to publish notices in any newspaper located within their municipalities. This act would also allow publication in other designated platforms selected by their city or town councils.
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2021-02-25
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5128Intro

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Provides for the preservation of housing density when a municipality allows alternative uses within a residential zone. Transferal of the residential density would be to locations at the discretion of the municipality.
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2021-02-11
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5180Intro

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Amends the definition of "disabled", for the purposes of property tax relief, to include veterans who earn less than thirty thousand dollars ($30,000) annually and who receive disability benefits.
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2021-02-11
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5124Intro

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Enables cities and towns to provide a tax exemption to individuals who take resiliency measures to rehabilitate their property because of flood hazards.
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2021-02-11
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5125Intro

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Authorizes cities and towns to enact ordinances to address and protect their citizens' public safety and welfare from the impact of hemp cultivation and any of its derivative products.
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2021-02-11
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5102Intro

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Authorizes the Exeter-West Greenwich Regional School District to issue general obligation bonds not to exceed $17,840,000 for school improvements.
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2021-02-04
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5035Intro

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Requires elderly housing complexes of more than 100 residential units provide emergency generators to power all common areas and residential units in building effective 1/1/22.
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2021-02-04
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
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