HB 183 Churches; quantity of real property trustees may hold.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Religious and charitable matters; quantity of real property trustees may hold. Authorizes trustees of a church to take and hold in any city or town not more than 50 acres of land at any one time, provided such acreage is to be devoted exclusively, and is subsequently so devoted, to (i) a church building, chapel, cemetery; (ii) offices exclusively used for administrative purposes of the church; (iii) a Sunday school or parochial school building or playgrounds thereof; (iv) parking lots for the convenience of those attending any of the foregoing; (v) administrative offices located on such church property leased by the church to a nonprofit hospital; or (vi) a church manse, parsonage or rectory. The bill also provides for the Office of the Attorney General to intervene on behalf of any city, town or county to enforce the statutory provisions limiting the real and personal property that churches may own.

Full text:
01/09/02  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/02/02 027830880  pdf
02/14/02  Senate: Floor sub #1 printed (Colgan) 023320880-S1  pdf
02/15/02  Senate: Floor substitute #2 printed (Colgan) 023859880-S2  pdf
03/07/02  House: Conference substitute printed 023552504-H1  pdf
03/14/02  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB183ER)  pdf
04/09/02  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0796)  pdf

Amendments:
Senate amendments rejected
Conference amendments

Status:
01/09/02  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/02/02 027830880
01/09/02  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/15/02  House: Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N)
01/16/02  House: Read first time
01/17/02  House: Read second time and engrossed
01/18/02  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
01/18/02  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N)
01/18/02  House: Communicated to Senate
01/21/02  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/21/02  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/06/02  Senate: Reported from General Laws (9-Y 2-N 1-A)
02/08/02  Senate: Const. reading disp., passed by for the day (37-Y 0-N)
02/08/02  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (37-Y 0-N)
02/11/02  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/12/02  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/13/02  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/14/02  Senate: Read third time
02/14/02  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/14/02  Senate: Amendment by Sen. Newman withdrawn
02/14/02  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/14/02  Senate: Floor sub #1 printed (Colgan) 023320880-S1
02/15/02  Senate: Read third time
02/15/02  Senate: Reading of substitute #1 waived
02/15/02  Senate: Substitute #1 by Sen. Colgan withdrawn 023320880-S1
02/15/02  Senate: Floor substitute #2 printed (Colgan) 023859880-S2
02/15/02  Senate: Reading of substitute #2 waived
02/15/02  Senate: Substitute #2 offered by Sen. Colgan 023859880-S2
02/15/02  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/18/02  Senate: Read third time
02/18/02  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/18/02  Senate: Substitute by Sen. Colgan agreed to 023859880-S2
02/18/02  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute 023859880-S2
02/18/02  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (34-Y 5-N 1-A)
02/18/02  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (34-Y 5-N 1-A)
02/19/02  House: Placed on Calendar
02/20/02  House: Senate substitute rejected by House (20-Y 77-N 1-A)
02/20/02  House: VOTE: (20-Y 77-N 1-A)
02/22/02  Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (39-Y 1-N)
02/22/02  Senate: VOTE: INSIST & REQUEST (39-Y 1-N)
02/22/02  Senate: Senate requested conference committee
02/25/02  House: House acceded to request
02/26/02  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
02/26/02  Senate: Senators: Colgan, Newman, Whipple
03/04/02  House: Conferees appointed by House
03/04/02  House: Delegates: Parrish, Byron, Griffith
03/07/02  Senate: Reading of conference report waived
03/07/02  House: Conference substitute printed 023552504-H1
03/07/02  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N 1-A)
03/07/02  Senate: VOTE: CONF. COMMITTEE RPT. (38-Y 0-N 1-A)
03/07/02  House: Conference report agreed to by House (96-Y 4-N)
03/07/02  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 4-N)
03/14/02  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB183ER)
03/18/02  House: Enrolled
03/18/02  House: Signed by Speaker
03/19/02  Senate: Signed by President
04/08/02  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 796 (effective 7/1/02)
04/09/02  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0796)