House Bill #7239 (2020)

AN ACT RELATING TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY - PERMANENT JOINT COMMITTEE ON NAMING ALL NEW BUILDINGS, BRIDGES, EDIFICES AND OTHER STATE CONSTRUCTIONS

Names Route 4 and Route 1 from Warwick to Westerly The Purple Heart Memorial Highway.

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  • 2020 – H 7239
  • 2020 – H 7239 SUBSTITUTE A
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  • LC003703
  • LC003703/SUB A
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  • 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. 2020
  • 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. 2020
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  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY - JOINT COMMITTEE ON NAMING NEW
  • BUILDINGS
  • Introduced By: Representatives McEntee, Caldwell, Azzinaro, Casimiro, and Fogarty
  • Date Introduced: January 22, 2020
  • Referred To: House Special Legislation
  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY - PERMANENT JOINT COMMITTEE ON
  • NAMING ALL NEW BUILDINGS, BRIDGES, EDIFICES AND OTHER STATE
  • CONSTRUCTIONS
  • Introduced By: Representatives McEntee, Caldwell, Azzinaro, Casimiro, and Fogarty
  • Date Introduced: January 22, 2020
  • Referred To: House Special Legislation
  • It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
  • SECTION 1. Chapter 22-7.4 of the General Laws entitled "Permanent Joint Committee on Naming All New Buildings, Bridges, Edifices and Other State Constructions" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
  • 22-7.4-143. The Purple Heart Memorial Highway.
  • The section of highway known as Route 4 and Route 1, which begins in Warwick as Route 4 and merges into Route 1 in North Kingstown and further extends to the town of Westerly, shall be named The Purple Heart Memorial Highway. Provided, this designation shall be coextensive with and shall not repeal, revoke, or displace any name or similar designation already given to sections or areas of and along the highway, and those names and designations shall remain in effect.
  • 22-7.4-143. The Rhode Island Purple Heart Trail.
  • The section of highway known as Route 4 and Route 1, which begins in Warwick as Route 4 and merges into Route 1 in North Kingstown and further extends to the town of Westerly, shall be named The Rhode Island Purple Heart Trail. Provided, this designation shall be coextensive with and shall not repeal, revoke, or displace any name or similar designation already given to sections orareas of andalong the highway, andthose names and designations shall remain ineffect.
  • SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.
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  • LC003703
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  • EXPLANATION
  • BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
  • OF
  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY - JOINT COMMITTEE ON NAMING NEW
  • BUILDINGS
  • RELATING TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY - PERMANENT JOINT COMMITTEE ON
  • NAMING ALL NEW BUILDINGS, BRIDGES, EDIFICES AND OTHER STATE
  • CONSTRUCTIONS
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  • This act would name Route 4 and Route 1 from Warwick to Westerly The Purple Heart Memorial Highway.
  • This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC003703 ========
  • This act would name Route 4 and Route 1 from Warwick to Westerly The Rhode Island Purple Heart Trail.
  • This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC003703/SUB A ========

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