2003 -- S 0898
A N A C T
RELATING TO TAXATION -- PAWTUCKET
Introduced By: Senator John F. McBurney
Date Introduced: February 27, 2003
It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1. Section 44-5-20.3 of the General Laws in Chapter 44-5 entitled "Levy and
Assessment of Local Taxes" is hereby amended to read as follows:
44-5-20.3. Property tax classification in Pawtucket -- Duties of assessor and finance
director. -- (a) The assessor of the city of Pawtucket on or before June 15 of each year shall make
a full and fair cash valuation of all the estate, real and personal, including motor vehicles and
trailers, subject to taxation, and determine the assessed valuation of each property class.
(b) The finance director has the authority to apply different rates of taxation to each
property class and to determine the tax due and payable on the property; provided however, that
the rate of taxation shall be uniform within each class; and for each year, class 2 property rates
shall not be more than
hundred and thirty percent (130%) one hundred and fifty percent
(150%) of class 1 property tax rates.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.