Chapter 005
2019 -- H 5210
Enacted 02/15/2019

A N   A C T
RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES -- ELECTION AND QUALIFICATIONS OF OFFICERS

Introduced By: Representatives Serpa, Noret, Jackson, Roberts, and Chippendale
Date Introduced: January 29, 2019

It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
     SECTION 1. Chapter 45-4 of the General Laws entitled "Election and Qualification of
Officers" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
     45-4-20. Combination of voting precincts for special school committee election in the
town of Coventry.
     (a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general or public laws to the contrary, the
Coventry board of canvassers shall combine school committee voting precincts for a special
election in 2019 to fill a vacancy on the Coventry School Committee. The precincts shall be
combined so that there shall be two (2) voting precincts. Voting shall take place at Summit
Baptist Church and Maple Root Baptist Church.
     (b) Once the voting precincts are combined as provided in subsection (a) of this section,
the local board shall advertise the combination precincts in a newspaper of general circulation in
the town no less than seven (7) days prior to the special election.
     SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.
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