§ 41-10-2 City elections on establishment of off track betting.
(a) Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, before an off track betting facility shall be established in the city of Pawtucket, the question "Shall an off track betting facility be located in the city of Pawtucket, the state proceeds from which shall be paid directly to the cities and towns for the relief of property taxes?"
(b) This resolution shall be placed on the ballot at the next general election to be submitted to the qualified electors of the city of Pawtucket, and the state.
(c) The question shall be submitted by the local board of canvassers to the electors of the city of Pawtucket, and the results of the election shall be certified to the secretary of state;
(d) The question shall be submitted by the secretary of state to the qualified electors of the state at the same general election and the secretary of state shall certify the election results;
(e) The affirmative vote of the city of Pawtucket and the electors of the state shall be necessary for the approval of the question, and if such consent be thus given, all further regulations shall rest with the division of racing and athletics.
(P.L. 1990, ch. 512, § 1.)