Chapter 032
2020 -- S 2074
Enacted 06/27/2020

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Introduced By: Senators Seveney, DiPalma, Coyne, Satchell, and Euer
Date Introduced: January 21, 2020

It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
     SECTION 1. Chapter 45-2 of the General Laws entitled "General Powers" is hereby
amended by adding thereto the following section:
     45-2-5.2. Prudence Island school foundation.
     Notwithstanding any provision of the general laws to the contrary, including, but not
limited to, the provisions of ยง 45-2-6, the town council of the town of Portsmouth is hereby
authorized and permitted to exercise its discretion to give, grant, bargain, sell, transfer and/or
convey to the Prudence Island School Foundation, all of its right, title, and interest in and to those
certain lots or parcels of land, including and together with all buildings and improvements located
thereon, situated on Prudence Island in the town of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, within the plat
entitled "Plat of Prudence Park" and numbered as Lots 824, 825, 826 and 827 as recorded in the
office of the Portsmouth Land Evidence Records in Plan Book 1 on pages 2 and 3 and on pages 6
and 7 (the "property") to the Prudence Island School Foundation, a Rhode Island nonprofit
corporation, subject to those rights of reversion set forth in the deed recorded on July 2, 1896, in
Book 20 on Page 403 and the deed recorded on November 26, 1997, in Book 516 on Page 114 of
the Portsmouth Land Evidence Records, if the property shall cease to be used for educational
     SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.