2007 -- H 6170
A N A C T
VALIDATING AND RATIFYING AMENDMENTS TO THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF CENTRAL FALLS
Introduced By: Representatives Vaudreuil, and Silva
Date Introduced: March 20, 2007
It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1. In all respects in which the amendments to the home rule charter of the city
of Central Falls, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the city of
Central Falls on November 7, 2006, may require ratification, confirmation, validation, or
enactment by the general assembly, but in no other respects, the provisions of said amendments to
the home rule charter of the city of Central Falls are hereby ratified, confirmed, validated, and
enacted. It is the express intention of the general assembly, by the passage of this act, to give
effect to, ratify, confirm, validate and enact those provisions of the said amendments to the home
rule charter of the city of Central Falls which require ratification, confirmation, validation, or
enactment and, by the passage of this act, the legislature does hereby ratify, confirm, validate, and
enact said provisions, but nothing in this act shall be construed to abrogate or impair the powers
now or hereafter granted to cities by the home rule amendment and other applicable laws of the
state of Rhode Island or those rights retained by said city of Central Falls in its home rule charter.
SECTION 2. If any provisions of this act, or the application thereof to the city of Central
Falls or to any person or circumstances, is deemed invalid for any reason, the remainder of this
act, or the application of such provisions to said city or other persons or circumstances, shall not
be affected thereby and, to this end, the provisions of this act are declared to be severable.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon passage.