Bills Pending Rhode Island House Municipal Government & Housing Committee

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RIH5375Intro
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Provides that compact growth in municipalities cannot be mandatory and would require that an analysis be conducted by the secretary of housing addressing all issues relative to the housing crisis prior to any housing project promoting compact growth.
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2023-02-03
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5290Intro
25%
Amends the Burrillville Town Charter.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5377Intro
25%
- Property Subject To Taxation
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2023-02-03
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5374Intro
25%
Allows participating municipalities to elect to its employees the deferred compensation plans offered by the state.
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2023-02-03
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5231Intro
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House Resolution Extending The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of The Special Legislative Commission To Study The Entire Area Of Land Use, Preservation, Development, Housing, Environment, And Regulation (extends The Reporting And Expiration Dates Of T...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5378Intro
25%
Validates and ratify amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the town of North Kingstown, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the town of North Kingstown on November 8, 2022.
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2023-02-03
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RIH5263Intro
25%
Provides a tax abatement of up to $2,000 to Jamestown firefighters based upon years of service, quantity of calls responded to and number of training hours and is transferrable to a surviving spouse until remarriage or death.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8]
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RIH5230Intro
25%
Permits towns and cities to regulate all houseboats within their jurisdiction.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8]
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RIH5373Intro
25%
Extends IOD benefits to police officers/firefighters suffering from post-traumatic stress injuries/provides municipal police/firefighters retiring due to PTSI accidental disability retirement allowance.
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2023-02-03
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RIH5287Intro
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Authorizes the Woonsocket city council to increase the period of exemption or stabilization of taxes on qualifying property located in designated districts in the city from ten (10) years to twenty (20) years.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5016Intro
25%
Validates and ratifies amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the town of Tiverton, adopted and approved on November 8, 2022.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8]
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RIH5206Intro
25%
Prohibits commercial motor trucks, with a gross weight rating of twenty-six thousand one pounds (26,001 lbs.) or more, from traveling on Route 114 A, East Providence between Pawtucket Avenue and the Massachusetts state line.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8]
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RIH5289Intro
25%
Authorizes the Providence board of licenses to exempt from the prohibition regarding proximity to schools and churches any proposed retailer Class B or Class BV license located at 225 Waterman Street, Providence tax assessment map.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8]
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RIH5376Intro
25%
Prohibits landlords from inquiring about an applicant’s prior incarceration and from discriminating against those who have been released from prison.
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2023-02-03
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RIH5288Intro
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Authorizes the town of Cumberland to exempt or stabilizes tax payments for real/personal property related to environmental remediation, historic preservation, affordable housing, manufacturing, commercial, residential, or mixed-use purposes.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8]
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RIH5121Intro
25%
Validates and ratifies amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the town of Richmond, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the Town of Richmond on November 4, 2008 and November 8, 2022.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8]
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5379Intro
25%
Relating To Harrisville Fire District
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2023-02-03
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5293Intro
25%
Allows the operation of a home-based business, which meets criteria for home office IRS income tax deduction, without securing approval from the municipality with no storage of chemicals/park heavy equipment/not more than 10% of premises used for par...
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2023-02-01
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RIH5286Intro
25%
Expands the definition of fire fighter to a member of a fire department or a city, town or fire district emergency medical services unit.
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2023-02-01
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5291Intro
25%
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 platforms selected by their city or town councils.
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2023-02-01
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5292Intro
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Authorizes municipalities to publish public notices in any newspaper in circulation in the municipality or on any other platform designated by ordinance.
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2023-02-01
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5261Intro
25%
Changes zoning distance notice requirements and requires website and social media hearing notice postings.
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2023-01-27
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5259Intro
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Increases the amount of reimbursement funds required to be paid by the Rhode Island airport corporation to the city of Warwick for municipal services from five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) to one million four hundred thousand dollars ($1,400,0...
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2023-01-27
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5262Intro
25%
Allows the town of Bristol to appoint a second auxiliary member to its historical district commission.
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2023-01-27
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5260Intro
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Requires a municipality to disclose on their official website the specific issues, details and costs of any legal action of which the town or city is a named defendant.
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2023-01-27
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RIH5202Intro
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Prohibits the tax sale of properties when litigation is pending disputing the amount owed.
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2023-01-19
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5201Intro
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Allows the presumption of in-the-line-of-duty illness unless contrary evidence is presented.
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2023-01-19
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5204Intro
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Requires the secretary of housing to create a consumer guide of landlord-tenant laws to be updated annually.
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2023-01-19
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5205Intro
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Clarifies the definition of the term "disabled" for purposes of obtaining property tax relief.
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2023-01-19
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5203Intro
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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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2023-01-19
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5120Intro
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Creates a commission to establish homeless shelter standards through regulations.
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2023-01-12
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5119Intro
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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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2023-01-12
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RIH5050Intro
25%
Amends 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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2023-01-11
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
RIH5049Intro
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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, 2023, and every December 31 thereafter.
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2023-01-11
To House Municipal Government & Housing Committee
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