Bills Pending Rhode Island Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee

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RIH6197EngrossAdds two (2) additional members to the Woonsocket housing authority to be appointed by the mayor.
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2019-06-25
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIH5351EngrossJoint Resolution Creating A Special Legislative Commission To Be Known As The "rhode Island City And Town Revaluation Study Commission" (creates A 15 Member "rhode Island City And Town Revaluation Study Commission," To Study And Make Recommendations ...
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2019-06-06
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0931IntroAuthorizes Westerly to issue bonds and notes not to exceed $71,410,000 for school improvements.
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2019-06-05
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0220IntroTax credit for opportunity zone in investment in Pawtucket
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2019-06-05
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0729IntroAllows for cities or towns to require local licensing of any person, firm or corporation, engaged in the general business of a tobacco retailer.
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2019-04-25
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0449IntroAuthorizes the town of Warren to enact ordinances for the purpose of regulating the sale of tobacco, flavored tobacco products, electronic vaporizer devices and liquids used in electronic vapor devices.
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2019-04-25
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0751IntroProvides that notices of amendments to zoning ordinances be sent first class mail. A quorum of the zoning board of review shall be a majority of the authorized members to vote, including alternates.
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2019-04-11
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0752IntroProvides that planning board votes for approval require a majority of the members present at the time of the vote, and that members absent at any hearing on a matter may, upon the consent of the applicant, vote on such matter.
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2019-04-11
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0451IntroRequires state/city/town to install solar panels supplying at least 50% of the electrical needs within five (5) years of the completion date for any new public buildings, including schools, prior to the issuance of a construction permit.
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2019-04-11
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0634IntroRequires the director of the department of transportation to organize and complete snow removal from all sidewalks located on state highway overpasses and pedestrian overhead walkways within 24 hours of a snowstorm.
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2019-04-04
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0686IntroRequires the department of transportation to clear sidewalks of snow and ice on state roads for school bus stops along routes approved by the respective school committees and chief of police for each city and town.
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2019-04-04
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0219IntroMandates that builders of new 1 or 2 family residential dwellings provide the home buyer with written information regarding the installation of an automatic fire sprinkler system subject to civil penalties enforced by the atty gen or state fire marsh...
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2019-04-04
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0692IntroIncreases the number of members of the transit authority from eight to nine and makes the mayor of Providence or designee an ex officio member with voting privileges.
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2019-03-28
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0684IntroRequires reimbursement payments from the general fund to volunteer fire departments responding to emergencies on or along Route 95.
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2019-03-28
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0685IntroRequires that trains used in connection with the movement of freight be operated by a crew of at least two (2) persons.
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2019-03-28
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0312IntroAmends several sections of the Rhode Island Zoning Enabling Act of 1991 with the intent of preserving neighborhood character and promoting smart growth.
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2019-03-21
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0314IntroReduces the term of office members and chair of the Kent County Water District board from seven (7) years to three (3) years, effective September 1, 2019 and limits the chair to three (3) consecutive terms.)
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2019-03-07
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0148IntroAllows 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's or town's comprehensive land use plan.
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2019-03-07
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
RIS0221IntroProhibits development of land contiguous to State House unless approved by general assembly.
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2019-01-31
To Senate Housing and Municipal Government Committee
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