Bills Pending Rhode Island House Municipal Government & Housing Committee

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RIH7659Intro
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TAXATION -- TAX SALES - Replaces the tax sale auction process with a real estate broker listing of the land for fair market value and any surplus proceeds realized upon sale shall be paid to the owner of the real estate at the time of the sale.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7321Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- CITY OF NEWPORT -- ELECTRIC BICYCLES AND SCOOTERS - Enables the Newport city council to enact ordinances related to the operation of e-bikes and e-scooters.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7377Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- STATE BUILDING CODE -- RHODE ISLAND INCLUSIVE HOME DESIGN ACT - Establishes the Rhode Island Inclusive Home Design Act as a new article in the state building code.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7382Intro
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TOWNS AND CITIES -- ZONING ORDINANCES - Provide the maximum number of unrelated persons living together that could be constitute an individual household would not be less than one person per bedroom.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7654Intro
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TOWNS AND CITIES -- HOUSING MAINTENANCE AND OCCUPANCY CODE - Permits the department of environmental management and local municipalities to drain, remove, and replace an overflowing septic tank or system.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7657Intro
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ANIMALS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY -- DOGS - Permits Smithfield to enact ordinances that would allow the animal control officer to issue citations which could be paid my mail and to prescribe penalties for violations of the town's ordinances regulating dog...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7379Intro
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TAXATION -- LEVY AND ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES - Permits municipalities to enact ordinances that provides them the authority to organize local tax amnesty events once every three (3
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7838Intro
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IN AMENDMENT OF AND IN ADDITION TO THE ACT, PASSED AT THE JANUARY SESSION, A.D. 1883, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE UNION FIRE DISTRICT OF SOUTH KINGSTOWN", AS AMENDED - Amends charter of the Union Fire District of South Kingstown by renaming "...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7755Intro
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TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION - Exempts from taxation the real and tangible personal property of the Little Compton Game Club.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7840Intro
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ANIMALS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY -- REGULATION OF VICIOUS DOGS - Revises the procedures followed when a vicious dog is seized and delivered to the Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
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2024-03-01
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7660Intro
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TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION - Exempts from taxation real and tangible personal property classified as industrial and would extend the exemption period from ten (10
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7381Intro
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TAXATION -- LEVY AND ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES - Places a cap of twenty percent (20%
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7841Intro
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ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES - Exempts the property located at 94 Carpenter Street in Providence from the general law prohibiting liquor licenses within a certain proximity to schools or churches.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7753Intro
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TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION - Exempts the tangible personal property of Northwest Community Health Care d/b/a WellOne Primary Medical and Dental Care from taxation.
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7383Intro
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TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION - Increases the minimum veterans' exemption from one thousand dollars ($1,000
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7839Intro
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TOWNS AND CITIES -- RETIREMENT OF MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES - Authorizes retired police officers and firefighters to earn income in addition to their earnable compensation; provided that, the amount would not exceed 5 times the rate of earnable compensatio...
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2024-03-01
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7378Intro
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TAXATION -- LEVY AND ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES - Permits every municipality in the state to offer a homestead tax exemption of up to 20% of assessed value on residential properties, and also provides that municipalities that grant greater exemptions ...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7533Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- LEAD HAZARD MITIGATION - Requires renovation projects of pre-1978 buildings to comply with provisions of chapter 24.6 of title 23 and chapter 21 of title 28, and require presence of lead inspector and supervisor and re...
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2024-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 7]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7699Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RHODE ISLAND HOUSING AND CONSERVATION TRUST FUND ACT - Restructures RI Housing and Conservation Trust Fund, increase its membership to 15 members, 11 of whom are to be from the general public and reallocate the percent...
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2024-02-23
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7655Intro
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PROPERTY -- COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE ACT - Grants a right of first offer to qualified nonprofits for the purchase of certain multi-family residential properties at market prices, within a reasonable period of time to promote the creation and...
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2024-02-15
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7652Intro
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TAXATION -- LEVY AND ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES - Amends provisions relative to the levy and assessment of local taxes and would provide that the city of Providence may adopt a tax classification with unrestricted tax rates for certain classes of prop...
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2024-02-15
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7658Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- SIZE, WEIGHT AND LOAD LIMITS -- WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS ON ROUTE 114 A EAST PROVIDENCE - Prohibits commercial motor trucks, with a gross weight rating of twenty-six thousand one pounds (26,001 lbs.
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2024-02-15
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7651Intro
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TAXATION -- LEVY AND ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL TAXES - Provides that only residential properties and new or rehabilitated residential affordable housing units would be subject to the tax under § 44-5-13.1 relating to taxation of low-income housing.
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2024-02-15
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7656Intro
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MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- MOBILE AND MANUFACTURED HOMES - Removes the department of business regulation as the licensing authority for mobile home parks and place the authority with the secretary of housing.
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2024-02-15
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7653Intro
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WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- DAM PERMITS - Renames 46-19.1, allows existing docks on ponds with 1400 normal storage feet of water per DEM, allows property owner to commence work on property without pond owner authorization.
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2024-02-15
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7324Intro
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TOWNS AND CITIES -- ZONING ORDINANCES - Removes the floor area ratio requirement from the zoning ordinances.
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2024-02-14
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7380Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- PUBLIC NOTICE ACT - Allows the towns of Burrillville and Glocester to publish notices in any newspaper located within their municipalities and would also allow publication in other designated digital or print platforms...
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2024-02-14
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7535Intro
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TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION - Exempts from taxation the real and tangible personal property of the Providence Preservation Society.
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2024-02-14
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7322Intro
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TOWNS AND CITIES -- ORDINANCES - Allows municipalities to seek recovery of fines associated with ordinance violations by permitting the municipality to include the fines on a property tax bill.
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2024-02-14
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7345Intro
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WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT - Allows the commissioners of the water and sewer commission for the town of Jamestown to limit its public water system's obligation to supply water only within designated and described area as oppo...
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2024-02-14
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7060Intro
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PARKS AND RECREATIONAL AREAS -- GENERAL PROVISIONS - Designates Sapowet Marsh Management Area, comprised of two hundred ninety-six (296
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2024-02-14
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7534Intro
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TOWNS AND CITIES -- CITY HOUSING AUTHORITIES - Allows RIHMFC and related organization to administer allocations of funds for low-income housing.
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2024-02-07
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7536Intro
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ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -- RETAIL LICENSES - Repeals § 3-7-19 which prohibits retail liquor licenses within two hundred feet (200'
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2024-02-07
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7463Intro
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MILITARY AFFAIRS AND DEFENSE -- EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - Provides for code blue and code red alerts to trigger certain procedures municipalities must follow during extreme heat or cold to help at-risk individuals with shelter.
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2024-02-02
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7460Intro
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TOWNS AND CITIES -- RETIREMENT SECURITY ACT FOR LOCALLY ADMINISTERED PENSION FUNDS - Requires municipalities managing their own pension system to submit a statutorily required actuarial experience study to the advisory council to locally administered...
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2024-02-02
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7465Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- TOURISM AND DEVELOPMENT - Requires hosting platforms offering short-term rental of residential property for tourist or transient use to disclose on listings the current, valid registration number and its expiration dat...
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2024-02-02
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7461Intro
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TOWNS AND CITIES -- RELIEF OF INJURED AND DECEASED FIRE FIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS - Allows the presumption of in-the-line-of-duty illness unless contrary evidence is presented.
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2024-02-02
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7464Intro
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TOWNS AND CITIES -- RELIEF OF INJURED AND DECEASED FIRE FIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS - Extends injured-on-duty (IOD
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2024-02-02
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7462Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- ENERGY FACILITY SITING ACT - Increases the membership of the energy facility siting board from 3 to 5 members and would revise the process of energy facility siting to mandate inclusion/participation of the host commun...
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2024-02-02
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7175Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- EMERGENCY SHELTERS - Establishes rules and procedures for licensing emergency shelters, including setting minimum standards and prohibiting the charging of fees to the residents.
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2024-02-01
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7110Intro
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TAXATION -- COLLECTION OF TAXES GENERALLY - Allows municipalities that issue tax bills via mail to develop programs to provide adequate notice through other digital means.
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2024-02-01
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7176Intro
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PROPERTY -- HOMELESS BILL OF RIGHTS - Creates a commission to establish homeless shelter standards through regulations.
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2024-02-01
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7109Intro
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TOWNS AND CITIES -- REDEVELOPMENT PROJECTS - Adds the city of Central Falls as exempt from taxation for property acquired by an agency for redevelopment purposes.
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2024-02-01
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7108Intro
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HEALTH AND SAFETY -- REFUSE DISPOSAL - Provides time limitations on the collection or hauling of from large trash receptacles (dumpsters
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2024-01-25
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7242Intro
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TAXATION -- PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION - Exempts the Center for Mediation and Collaboration Rhode Island from taxation of the real property and tangible personal property located at 831 Bald Hill Road in the city of Warwick.
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2024-01-25
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7063Intro
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STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT -- RHODE ISLAND HOUSING AND RESOURCES ACT OF 1998 - Incorporates universal design principals into new construction of low- and moderate-income housing to provide greater accessibility for persons with disabilities.
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2024-01-25
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7240Intro
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TOWNS AND CITIES -- OPTIONAL RETIREMENT FOR MEMBERS OF POLICE FORCE AND FIREFIGHTERS - Authorizes an annual two and one-half percent (2.5%
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2024-01-19
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH7241Intro
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TOWNS AND CITIES -- OPTIONAL RETIREMENT FOR MEMBERS OF POLICE FORCE AND FIREFIGHTERS - Amends definition for final compensation, relative to police officers and firefighters, provides them life annuity regardless of age or years of service, upon reti...
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2024-01-19
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
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