Senate Bill #150 (2019)

AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - JOHNSTON PLANNING BOARD

Authorizes the Johnston town council to add two (2) alternate members to its planning board.

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Changes since original draft

  • 2019 – S 0150
  • 2019 – S 0150 AS AMENDED
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  • LC001004
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  • S T A T E O F R H O D E I S L A N D
  • S T A T E O F R H O D E I S L A N D
  • IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
  • JANUARY SESSION, A.D. 2019
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  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - JOHNSTON PLANNING BOARD
  • Introduced By: Senators Lombardo, and Archambault
  • Date Introduced: January 24, 2019
  • Referred To: Senate Housing & Municipal Government
  • It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
  • SECTION 1. Section 45-22-3 of the General Laws in Chapter 45-22 entitled "Local Planning Board or Commission" is hereby amended to read as follows:
  • 45-22-3. Membership – Continuation of present membership.
  • (a) A planning board or commission consists of no less than five (5) members, and appointments are made for terms of a length that the terms of no more than one third (1/3) of the members of the board or commission expire each year. Any vacancy occurring in the membership of a planning board or commission shall be filled by the appointing authority for the remainder of the unexpired term. Any member of a planning board or commission may be removed from office by the appointing authority for due cause, following a public hearing.
  • (b) Vacancies to the planning board or commission occurring after May 4, 1972, shall be filled in the manner prescribed in this section, except as provided in § 45-22-1 in cities or towns operating under a home rule charter.
  • (c) The Hopkinton town council has the right to appoint two (2) alternate members to the Hopkinton planning board and the Exeter town council may appoint two (2) alternate members to the Exeter planning board and the Richmond town council has the right to appoint two (2) alternate members to the Richmond planning board and the Barrington town council has the right to appoint two (2) alternate members to the Barrington planning board.
  • SECTION 2. Chapter 45-22 of the General Laws entitled "Local Planning Board or Commission" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
  • 45-22-3.1. Planning boards' alternate members authorized.
  • The Hopkinton, Exeter, Richmond, Barrington, and Johnston town councils shall have the right to appoint two (2) alternate members to their planning boards.
  • SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon passage. ======== LC001004 ========
  • SECTION 1. Section 45-22-3 of the General Laws in Chapter 45-22 entitled "Local Planning Board or Commission" is hereby amended to read as follows:
  • 45-22-3. Membership – Continuation of present membership.
  • (a) A planning board or commission consists of no less than five (5) members, and appointments are made for terms of a length that the terms of no more than one third (1/3) of the members of the board or commission expire each year. Any vacancy occurring in the membership of a planning board or commission shall be filled by the appointing authority for the remainder of the unexpired term. Any member of a planning board or commission may be removed from office by the appointing authority for due cause, following a public hearing.
  • (b) Vacancies to the planning board or commission occurring after May 4, 1972, shall be filled in the manner prescribed in this section, except as provided in § 45-22-1 in cities or towns operating under a home rule charter.
  • (c) The Hopkinton town council has the right to appoint two (2) alternate members to the Hopkinton planning board and the Exeter town council may appoint two (2) alternate members to the Exeter planning board and the Richmond town council has the right to appoint two (2) alternate members to the Richmond planning board and the Barrington town council has the right to appoint two (2) alternate members to the Barrington planning board.
  • (d) The mayor of Johnston shall have the right to appoint two (2) alternate members to the Johnston planning board.
  • SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage. ======== LC001004 ========
  • EXPLANATION
  • BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
  • OF
  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES - JOHNSTON PLANNING BOARD
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  • This act would authorize the Johnston town council to add two (2) alternate members to its planning board.
  • This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC001004 ========

Votes

NOTE: Electronic voting records are unofficial and may not be accurate. For an official vote tally, check the House or Senate Journal from the day of the vote.

Floor vote for Passage

March 07, 2019 at 5:43pm
Yeas: 37 / Nays: 1 / Not voting: 0 / Recused: 0
Legislator Vote
Sen. Algiere Y
Sen. Archambault Y
Sen. Bell N
Sen. Cano Y
Sen. Ciccone Y
Sen. Conley Y
Sen. Coyne Y
Sen. Crowley Y
Sen. Cruz Y
Sen. DiPalma Y
Sen. Euer Y
Sen. Felag Y
Sen. Gallo Y
Sen. Goldin Y
Sen. Goodwin Y
Sen. Lawson Y
Sen. Lombardi Y
Sen. Lombardo Y
Sen. Lynch Prata Y
Sen. McCaffrey Y
Sen. McKenney Y
Sen. Metts Y
Sen. Miller Y
Sen. Morgan Y
Sen. Murray Y
Sen. Nesselbush Y
Sen. Paolino Y
Sen. Pearson Y
Sen. Picard Y
Sen. Quezada Y
Sen. Raptakis Y
Sen. Rogers Y
Sen. Ruggerio Y
Sen. Satchell Y
Sen. Seveney Y
Sen. Sheehan Y
Sen. Sosnowski Y
Sen. Valverde Y