Paul and Cam

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President's message
PRESIDENTS MESSAGE
1/27/2024
In January the Legislative session started on 1/02/2024 at the State House, RIMA was there to greet our legislators. We will be looking at all Bills for good or bad that will effect Bikers here in Rhode Island until the session ends June 30 2024. Thanks to our Governor for keeping the sales tax trade
in credit in the budget for2024. When you trade in a motorcycle for a new or used one the trade in price is credited off of the sales price for a substantial
savings.
There have been several bills introduced this session. Motorcycle trade in tax for 2024, Also one that includes trucks along with motorcycles
for the sales Tax credit. Lane splitting Bill was introduced also, All were sent to committees for consideration at a later date. RIMA will follow closely.
We look forward to being back riding again shortly with everyone as the weather improves. Those of you who are out now stay safe with the
road conditions and drivers not ready for us.
Without RIMA there would not be a unified voice at the State House for Motorcycle Riders. If you would like to add your voice and make it count Join Rima Today. In 2024 RIMA celebrates our 50th. year fighting for motorcycle rights here in Rhode Island. Thank you all for all that you do for RIMA.
Together we look forward to another 50 years of success for safety, education and legislation here in Rhode Island.
If you currently have a Yahoo.com or AOL.com email address on file with RIMA, we need a different
email address. Please contact us so we can update your records. Contact either Nick at
Webmaster@RIMotorcycle.com or the membership director at Membership@RIMotorcycle.com
Our next Rima meeting is Tuesday 3/19/2024 at 7pm.
2 Legion way west Warwick RI
Ride safe Ride Free
Paul Bond
President
Rhode Island Motorcycle Association

Legislative Message
Legislative Update # 6; Week 6.
Feb 11th, 2024.
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The next Assembly Session will take place on Mon Feb 12th at 3 pm. This week: the House and Senate are meeting on Mon, Tues, Wed, + Thurs. Hours vary daily --

We will monitor proceedings closely and update as needed.
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This past week in review:
HOUSE --
Introduced: (97) Bills. RIMA reviewed.

Status Changes: to Bills that RIMA is now monitoring = NONE.
(NO Committee Hearings Scheduled at this time.)
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This past week in review:
SENATE --
Introduced: (13) Bills. RIMA reviewed.

Status Changes: to Bills that RIMA is now monitoring = NONE.
(NO Committee Hearings Scheduled at this time.)
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If questions about a Bill -- the Process, Bill Text, Response Procedures, etc., just contact me at:

Cam Bigelow
(401) 742 2560 (text = ok)
rijcbigscape@gmail.com
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L&R,
Cam Bigelow
RIMA Secretary
Other Notices and Comments

My wife Anita and I just wanted to say THANK YOU! to all of the RIMA Board Members and RIMA Members in attendance at last night's Meeting.

Your kindness and generosity are most deeply appreciated!
Sincerely,
Cam + Anita Bigelow