A N A C T
RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES --
CITY HOUSING AUTHORITIES
It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1. Chapter 45-25 of the General Laws entitled "City Housing Authorities" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
45-25-10.3. City of Cranston housing authority. -- Notwithstanding the provisions of 45-25-10, commencing January 1, 2001 the housing authority of the city of Cranston is expanded in size from five (5) members to seven (7) members. The two (2) additional members shall be residents of public housing facilities in the city of Cranston. Each shall be appointed for a three (3) year term by the mayor who shall make the appointments from a list of persons nominated from the residents. The residents of each public housing facility shall by election nominate two (2) residents of that facility to the list every three (3) years, and the residents so elected to the housing authority shall each serve for three (3) years; provided, that no member of the housing authority shall serve more than three (3) consecutive three (3) year terms.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.