2007 -- H 6566
A N A C T
RELATING TO THE TOWN OF HOPKINTON
Introduced By: Representatives Kennedy, and Lewiss
Date Introduced: June 21, 2007
It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1. In all respects in which the amendment to the Home Rule Charter of the
town of Hopkinton, which amendments were adopted and approved by the electors of the town of
Hopkinton 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 town of Hopkinton 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 amendment to the Home Rule Charter of
the town of Hopkinton 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 towns by the Home Rule amendment and other applicable laws of the state of
Rhode Island or those rights retained by said town of Hopkinton in its Home Rule Charter.
SECTION 2. If any provision of this act, or the application thereof to the town of
Hopkinton or to any person or circumstances is deemed invalid for any reason, the remainder of
this act, or the application of such provision to said town 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.