§8-13-11. Preservation of prior taxing powers of cities.
Any city may include by charter provision, and may continue to
exercise, all powers of taxation, other than property taxation,
which were set forth in the special legislative charter of such
city in effect on the date of the ratification of the municipal
home rule amendment to the constitution of this state, being
section thirty-nine-a, article six of said constitution, and which
are not in conflict with general law.