Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-324

GOV 324

Online Posting of CMRs

Mr. Tarr moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section _ the following section:-

SECTION X. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, each agency within the Executive branch must post all relevant Code of Massachusetts Regulations (CMR) on the Executive agency’s website. Each agency must further update said regulations by June 30 of each year.  This section shall become effective on July 1, 2019.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-324-R1

Redraft GOV 324

Online Posting of CMRs

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo and Humason moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section _ the following:-

SECTION XX. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary the department of environmental protection in conjunction with the department of public health shall develop and promulgate standards and guidelines for the timely notification of affected communities when a facility licensed pursuant to the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) releases untreated effluent through a combined sewer overflow that may adversely affect the environment and or human health, provided that such standards and guidelines shall take into account the threat levels presented at various amounts and concentrations of untreated effluent and the cost-effectiveness of the means utilized to communicate such notification to appropriate municipal officials and residents.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-325

GOV 325

Haverhill Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Ms. DiZoglio moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1410-1616, by adding the following: "; provided further, that not less than $15,000 shall be expended to the city of Haverhill for the purpose of improvements at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Mill Brook Park”; and by striking out the figure “$250,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$265,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-326

GOV 326

Infrastructure Improvements for the Department of the Treasury in order to implement the Welcome Home Bonus for those Serving in our Armed Forces

Mr. Timilty and Ms. DiZoglio moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0610-2000, by striking out the figures “$205,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figures:- $300,000.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-327

GOV 327

Pembroke Public Library Technology Improvements

Mr. deMacedo moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7000-9501, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for the Pembroke Public Library to make technology improvements"; and by striking out the figure "$9,901,081" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$9,926,081".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-328

GOV 328

Financial Literacy

Messrs. Barrett, Eldridge and Kennedy, Ms. DiZoglio, Messrs. Feeney and Crighton moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0610-0010, by adding the following words:- “; provided, that $60,000 shall be expended for Budget Buddies, Inc. in the town of Chelmsford to operate a program that mentors and teaches financial literacy to low-income women”; and by striking out the figure “$604,351” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$664,351”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-329

GOV 329

Hampshire County Registry of Deeds

Ms. Comerford, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Lesser and Hinds moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0540-1300, by striking out the figure "$665,157" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$809,004".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-330

GOV 330

Nahant Public Access Broadcasting System

Mr. Crighton moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1790-0300, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $35,000 shall be expended for a public access broadcasting equipment for the Town of Nahant”; and by striking out the figure "$2,733,931 and inserting in place thereof the following figure "$2,768,931".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-330-R1

Redraft GOV 330

Nahant Public Access Broadcasting System

Mr. Crighton moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7008-1116, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $35,000 shall be expended for a public access broadcasting equipment in the town of Nahant”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7008-1116, by striking out the figure "$585,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$620,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-331-R1

Redraft GOV 331

Disabled Persons Protection Commission

Messrs. Barrett, Collins, Eldridge, Feeney, Moore, Welch and O'Connor and Ms. Gobi moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1107-2501, by striking out the figure “$4,634,207” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$4,884,207”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-331

GOV 331

Disabled Persons Protection Commission

Messrs. Barrett, Collins, Eldridge, Feeney, Moore, Welch and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1107-2501, by striking out the figure “$4,634,207” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$5,157,147”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-332

GOV 332

Human Resources Division

Mr. Moore moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1750-0100, by striking out the figure "$6,794,117" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$6,868,014”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-333

GOV 333

District Local Technical Assistance Fund

Messrs. deMacedo, Tarr, Hinds, Humason and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1599-0026, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that not more than $2,800,000 shall be expended to fund the District Local Technical Assistance Fund, established in section 2XXX of chapter 29 of the General Laws, including projects that encourage regionalization, to be administered by the division of local services and distributed through the District Local Technical Assistance Fund”; and by striking out the figure "$4,750,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$7,550,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-334

GOV 334

Energy Conservation

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo, Humason and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1102-3199, by adding the following at the end thereof:

, provided, that the department shall work to identify opportunities and strategies to conserve energy used for space conditioning and electricity in buildings occupied by state agencies throughout the Commonwealth, and to recommend actions to capture such opportunities and implement such strategies to the House and Senate Committees on Ways and Means, the Secretary of Administration and Finance, and the clerks of the house and senate


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-334-R1

Redraft GOV 334

Energy Conservation

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo, Humason and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1102-3199, by adding the following at the end thereof:- ", provided, that the department may work to identify opportunities and strategies to conserve energy used for space conditioning and electricity in buildings occupied by state agencies throughout the Commonwealth, and to recommend actions to capture such opportunities and implement such strategies to the House and Senate Committees on Ways and Means, the Secretary of Administration and Finance, and the clerks of the house and senate."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-335

GOV 335

Online Posting of CMRs

Mr. Tarr, Ms. DiZoglio, Messrs. Feeney and Humason moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section _the following section:-

“SECTION _. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, each agency within the Executive branch must post all relevant Code of Massachusetts Regulations (CMR) on the Executive agency’s website. Each agency must further update said regulations by June 30 of each year.  This section shall become effective on July 1, 2019.”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-339

GOV 339

Statewide Election Cybersecurity

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo, Humason, Fattman and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section __, the following section:-

Section _. Notwithstanding any special or general law to the contrary, the secretary of state, in consultation with the United States election assistance commission, shall develop and promulgate new rules and standards to ensure the cyber-security and general security of elections in the Commonwealth to combat election fraud and other election security threats.

Such rules as promulgated by the secretary shall be in compliance set forth by the United States department of homeland security as to the requirements of election security.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-340

GOV 340

Early Voting

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo, Humason, Fattman and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section __ the following:-

"SECTION _. Section 25B of Chapter 54 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following new subsection:-

“(r) The commonwealth shall reimburse each city and town to the full extent of the amounts expended for mandated early voting procedures and operations. The state treasurer shall annually, on or before July 1st of the year following the election for which reimbursement is being sought, pay to cities and towns, the sums required for such reimbursement and approved by the secretary of state pursuant to section 2 herein. Each city and town may establish an Early Voting Reimbursement Fund. Reimbursements made by the commonwealth pursuant to this section may be deposited into the fund and may carry forward for 1 fiscal year.”

SECTION _. Section 25B of Chapter 54 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting in subsection (o) the following at the end thereof:-

“including the means to seek, process and approve reimbursement subject to subsection (r)”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-340-R1

Redraft GOV 340

Early Voting

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo, Humason, Fattman and O'Connor and Ms. Lovely moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section 15 the following section:-

"SECTION 15A. Section 25B of chapter 54 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by adding the following subsection:-

(r) The commonwealth shall reimburse each city and town an amount sufficient to defray the mandated costs imposed on the city or town under this section; provided, however, that annually not later than September 15, the state auditor shall determine and deliver to the state secretary a statement of the incremental costs attributed to this section and costs incurred by each city and town in the previous fiscal year; and provided further, that this amount shall be limited to statutorily obligated expenses and shall not include incidental and subordinate local administration expenses as determined by the state auditor.”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-341

GOV 341

Employee Vacation and Earned Sick Leave Credit Task Force

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo, Humason and Fattman moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section__, the section:-

"SECTION __. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary there shall be established an employee vacation and earned sick leave credit task force to study and make recommendations on establishing a uniform state policy regarding the cash out of vacation and sick leave credits applicable to employees of the commonwealth who are in positions that are not subject to collective bargaining agreements.  The task force shall be comprised of the following 11 members or their designees:  the secretary of administration and finance who shall serve as chair; the administrator of the trial court; the colonel of state police; the chair of the board of higher education; 1 person to be appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives; 1 person to be appointed by the senate president; 1 person to be appointed by the minority leader of the house of representatives; 1 person to be appointed by the minority leader of the senate; and 3 persons to be appointed by the governor, 1 of whom shall have experience in labor law.

The task force shall study and make recommendations on establishing the following uniform policies and shall examine the practices of neighboring states:  (i) rate of accrued sick leave; (ii) cash out of sick leave credit upon retirement; (iii) payment of sick leave credits upon the death of an employee; and (iv) transfer of sick leave credits from other political subdivisions of the commonwealth.  In addition, the task force shall study the feasibility of establishing an extended illness leave bank for all employees of the commonwealth.

The task force shall convene not later than 30 days after the effective date of this act and shall file its recommendations with the clerks of the house of representatives and senate not later than December 31, 2019."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-342

GOV 342

Green LED Light Study

Messrs. Tarr, Humason, Fattman and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after  section __, the following section:-

Section _. Notwithstanding any special or general law to the contrary, the operational services division in consultation with the division of capital asset management shall conduct a study and develop a plan to implement the use of light-emitting diode, or LED, lights in all buildings owned or leased by commonwealth.

Said study and plan along with any recommendations shall be completed and submitted to the clerks to the house and senate to ensure that the transition to the use of light-emitting diode, or LED lights is completed within 18 months from the enactment of this act.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-342-R1

Redraft GOV 342

Green LED Light Study

Messrs. Tarr, Humason, Fattman and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section __, the following section:-

Section _. Notwithstanding any special or general law to the contrary, the operational services division in consultation with the division of capital asset management shall conduct a study and develop a plan to implement the use of light-emitting diode, or LED, lights in all buildings owned by the commonwealth.

Said study and plan along with any recommendations shall be completed and submitted to the clerks to the house and senate to ensure that the transition to the use of light-emitting diode, or LED lights is completed within 18 months from the enactment of this act.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-343

GOV 343

Senate Committee on Redistricting

Mr. Brownsberger moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 9500-0000 the following item:

“9510-0000 For expenses incurred by the senate committee on redistricting………………………………….$50,000”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-344

GOV 344

Kingston Public Library

Mr. deMacedo moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7000-9501, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for the Kingston Town Library"; and by striking out the figure "$9,901,081" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$9,926,081".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-345

GOV 345

Women’s Suffrage Celebration Coalition of Massachusetts

Ms. Chandler, Ms. Rausch, Mr. Feeney, Ms. Gobi and Mr. O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7008-0900, by inserting after the word “development;” the following: “provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for the Women’s Suffrage Celebration Coalition of Massachusetts to celebrate the Centennial Anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment;” and in said item by striking out the figures “$163,176” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$313,176".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-345-R1

Redraft GOV 345

Women’s Suffrage Celebration Coalition of Massachusetts

Ms. Chandler, Ms. Rausch, Mr. Feeney, Ms. Gobi and Mr. O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7008-1116, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for the Women’s Suffrage Celebration Coalition of Massachusetts, Inc. to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7008-1116, by striking out the figure “$585,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$735,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-346

GOV 346

Beaman Memorial Public Library

Ms. Chandler moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7000-9501, by inserting at the end thereof the following: "; provided further that not less than $24,000 shall be expended for the purchasing and installation of new computers and operating systems, software, and technology for the Beaman Memorial Public Library in West Boylston" and in said item by striking the figures "$9,901,081" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$9,925,081".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-347

GOV 347

Worcester Trauma & Resilience Collaborative

Ms. Chandler moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0930-0100, by inserting at the end thereof the following: "; provided further that not less than $500,000 shall be expended for the establishment of the Worcester Trauma and Resilience Collaborative to educate young people in Worcester who have experienced adverse childhood experiences; provided further that said $500,000 shall include (i) $150,000.00 to establish a clearinghouse that will increase the accessibility of existing resources on trauma and resilience and (ii) $350,000 to provide education and skill building support to mitigate trauma and build resilience in young people" and in said item by striking out the figures "$1,437,000" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$1,937,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-347-R1

Redraft GOV 347

Worcester Trauma & Resilience Collaborative

Ms. Chandler moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0930-0100, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that not less than $225,000 shall be expended for the establishment of the Worcester Trauma and Resilience Collaborative to educate young people in the city of Worcester who have experienced adverse childhood experiences"; and

in said section 2, in said item 0930-0100, by striking out the figure "$1,437,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure "$1,662,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-348

GOV 348

Relating to State Funding for the New England Center for Homeless Veterans

Messrs. Timilty and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1410-0251, by striking the language "$2,392,470" in order for it to be replaced with "$2,642,470".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-349

GOV 349

BabySteps Savings Plan

Mr. DiDomenico, Ms. DiZoglio and Mr. O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0610-0010, by inserting after the word “empowerment” the following:- “; provided that up to $70,000 shall be expended for the costs associated with changes to the Department of Public Health birth certificate form”; and by striking out the figure “$604,351” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “674,351”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-350

GOV 350

State Ethics Commission

Messrs. Pacheco, Moore, Finegold, Timilty and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0900-0100, by striking out the figure “$2,283,095” and inserting in place thereof the figure:- “$2,391,848”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-351

GOV 351

Community Compacts

Messrs. deMacedo, Feeney, Moore, Tarr, Hinds, Welch and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1599-0026, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that not less than $2,000,000 shall be expended for a multi-year competitive grant program to provide financial support for one-time or transition costs related to regionalization and other efficiency initiatives, with allowable applicants to include municipalities, regional school districts, school districts considering forming a regional school district or regionalizing services, regional planning agencies, and councils of governments; and provided further, that not more than $2,000,000 shall be expended for an incentive program for communities and municipalities engaging in the use of best practices determined by the Community Compact Cabinet created by Executive Order 554 issued January 23, 2015”; and by striking out the figure "$4,750,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$8,750,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-352

GOV 352

Fiscal Responsibility

Messrs. Tarr and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0321-1510, by striking out the figure “$142,985,367” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $157,985,367;

 

And moves to further amend section 2, in line item 1599-3384, by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $10,000,000;

 

And further amend section 2, in line item 1599-4448, by striking out the figure “$18,833,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $45,200,000;

 

And further amend section 2, by inserting after item 1599-8020 the following item:-

1599-8910 For a reserve to support costs associated with the 14 county sheriffs' offices; provided, that the executive office for administration and finance shall work collaboratively with each office to identify areas of cost savings, cost sharing, increased program integrity and recidivism reduction; provided further, that each office, in collaboration with the executive office, shall identify reasonable cost saving measures, which may include: (a) the development of innovative personnel initiatives, including reducing overtime costs and the ratio of personnel to supervisors; (b) the consolidation of inmate medical and other vendor services across offices; and (c) the establishment of uniform standards and programming across offices; provided further, that funds shall be administered by the executive office based on each office's demonstrated need after accounting for said cost saving measures; and provided further, that not less than 15 days before the distribution of funds, the Massachusetts Sheriffs' Association shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on identified cost saving measures, incorporated cost saving measures and the anticipated fund distribution delineated by office…….$46,719,978

 

And further amend section 2, in line item 4000-1700, by striking out the figure “$113,046,374” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $119,858,356;

 

And further amend section 2, in line item 8900-0001, by striking out the figure “$674,393,117” and inserting in place thereof the figure:- $691,262,536;

 

And moves to further amend the bill, in section 2E, in line item 1595-1069, by striking out the figure “$10,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $14,177,900;

 

And further amend section 2E, in line item 1595-6368, by striking out the figure “$343,879,616” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $393,879,615


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-353-R1

Redraft GOV 353

Asian-American Commission Equitable Funding

Messrs. Tran, Tarr and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0950-0080, by striking out the figure "$96,800" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$150,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-353

GOV 353

Asian-American Commission Equitable Funding

Messrs. Tran and Tarr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0950-0080, by striking out the figure "$96,800" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$110,800".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-355

GOV 355

Cultural Enrichment

Mr. Tran moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0640-0300, by adding the following words:- "provided further, that not less than $10,000 shall be expended to Spanish American Center, Inc. in the City of Leominster for the purposes of continuing to support and promote cultural enrichment and the betterment of the Spanish-American community and others in the City of Leominster and surrounding communities"; and  that the proposed new text be further amended in section 2, in item 0640-0300, by adding the following words:- "provided further, that not less than $10,000 shall be expended to United Hmong of Massachusetts, Inc. in the City of Fitchburg for the purposes of continuing to support the Hmong-American community in Massachusetts"; and by striking the figure "$17,000,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$17,020,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-355-R1

Redraft GOV 355

Cultural Enrichment

Mr. Tran moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0640-0300, by adding the following words:- "provided further, that not less than $10,000 shall be expended to Spanish American Center, Inc. in the City of Leominster for the purposes of continuing to support and promote cultural enrichment and the betterment of the Spanish-American community and others in the City of Leominster and surrounding communities"; and  that the proposed new text be further amended in section 2, in item 0640-0300, by adding the following words:- "provided further, that not less than $10,000 shall be expended to United Hmong of Massachusetts, Inc. in the City of Gardner for the purposes of continuing to support the Hmong-American community in Massachusetts"; and by striking the figure "$17,000,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$17,020,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-356

GOV 356

Vietnamese-American Community Statewide Supports

Messrs. Tran and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0640-0300, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that not less than $20,000 shall be expended to CDVN Vietnamese-American Community of Massachusetts for the purposes of continuing to support the Vietnamese-American community in Massachusetts";  and by striking the figure "$17,000,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$17,020,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-356-R1

Redraft GOV 356

Vietnamese-American Community Statewide Supports

Messrs. Tran and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0640-0300, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that not less than $20,000 shall be expended to CDVN Vietnamese-American Community of Massachusetts to support the Vietnamese-American community";  and

in said section 2, in said item 0640-0300, by striking out the figure "$17,000,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$17,020,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-357

GOV 357

Business Process Redesign Reserve

Messrs. deMacedo, Tarr and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 1599-0109 the following item:-

"1599-0999 For a reserve to assist agencies in organizational transformation and other improvements............................................... $1,000,000"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-358

GOV 358

Support for Families of Substance Abused Newborns

Messrs. deMacedo, Keenan, Tarr, Brady, Feeney and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1450-1200, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that not less than $300,000 shall be expended for the Health Policy Commission for a childhood grant program to support and care for families with substance-exposed newborns, including the evaluation and reporting of outcomes pursuant  to section 19 of chapter 208 of the acts of 2018"; and by striking out the figure "$9,032,999" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$9,332,999".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-359

GOV 359

Municipal Impact Statement

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo, Humason, Fattman and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section _the following sections:-

SECTION _. Section 6B of chapter 11 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting in line 12 after the word “C” the following words:- "and the significant financial impacts under this section".

SECTION _. Section 6B of said chapter, as so appearing, is hereby amended by deleting, in line 19, the words “every five years”.

SECTION _: Section 6B of said chapter, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting, in line 21, after the word “towns.” the following words:- "The division shall also review every five years newly enacted laws and administrative regulations which have a significant financial impact upon cities and towns.".

SECTION _. Section 6B of said chapter, as so appearing, is hereby amended by deleting, in line 23, the word “or” and inserting, in line 24, after the word “expenditures” the following words:- ", or grant or increase exemptions from local taxation".

SECTION _. Section 6B of said chapter, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the fourth paragraph the following paragraph:-

"Administrative agencies when adopting, repealing, or amending any rule or regulation that may have an impact on the cities and towns of the commonwealth shall provide the division with a copy of the local impact statement as described in Executive Order Number 145.".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-360

GOV 360

Northern Essex Registry of Deeds

Mr. Finegold moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0540-0900, by adding the following words:- "provided further, that $25,000 shall be expended for community and bilingual community outreach within the communities of Andover, North Andover, Lawrence and Methuen"; and by striking out the figure "$1,276,783" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- " $1,301,783".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-361

GOV 361

Sheriff Forfeiture Trust Funds

Messrs. deMacedo and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after Section 72 the following new section:-

"SECTION XX. Subsection (d) of section 47 of chapter 94C of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the third paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-

There shall be established within the office of the state treasurer separate special law enforcement trust funds for each sheriff, district attorney and for the attorney general. All such monies and proceeds received by any sheriff, prosecuting district attorney or attorney general shall be deposited in such a trust fund and shall then be expended without further appropriation to defray the costs of protracted investigations, to provide additional technical equipment or expertise, to provide matching funds to obtain federal grants, or such other law enforcement purposes as the sheriff, district attorney or attorney general deems appropriate. The sheriff, district attorney or attorney general may expend up to 10 per cent of the monies and proceeds for drug rehabilitation, drug education and other anti-drug or neighborhood crime watch programs which further law enforcement purposes. Any program seeking to be an eligible recipient of said funds shall file an annual audit report with the local sheriff, district attorney and attorney general. Such report shall include, but not be limited to, a listing of the assets, liabilities, itemized expenditures, and board of directors of such program. Within 90 days of the close of the fiscal year, each sheriff, district attorney and the attorney general shall file an annual report with the house and senate committees on ways and means on the use of the monies in the trust fund for the purposes of drug rehabilitation, drug education, and other anti-drug or neighborhood crime watch programs."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-362

GOV 362

Authorization to Insure Commonwealth Property

Messrs. Finegold and Humason, Ms. DiZoglio, Ms. Gobi and Mr. O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section ___ the following section:-

 

"SECTION __. Section 30 of chapter 29 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by adding the following sentence:-

'Notwithstanding the foregoing sentence, the executive office for administration and finance may, in consultation with the Massachusetts emergency management agency, approve a state agency request for permission to insure a property of the commonwealth that has been damaged if the costs of repair for the property are eligible under a presidentially declared disaster and the state agency would otherwise be ineligible for federal reimbursement unless insurance is obtained and maintained.'"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-365

GOV 365

Mandatory Subject of Bargaining With Employee Organizations

Mr. Feeney moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section _ the following sections:- "SECTION XX. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the Commonwealth is hereby prohibited from the collection of any tax or fee as required under chapter 121 of the Acts of 2018 from a state employee represented by an employee organization pursuant to c. 150E, until the Commonwealth has bargained with the employee organizations representing said employees over the implementation of said chapter 121, and the parties have entered into a memorandum of agreement for the implementation of chapter 121."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-365-R1

Redraft GOV 365

Mandatory Subject of Bargaining With Employee Organizations

Messrs. Feeney, Eldridge, Crighton, Timilty and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after Section _ the following section:-

"Section XX. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the Commonwealth in its capacity as an employer under Chapter 150E of the General Laws and its political subdivisions are hereby prohibited from the collection of any contribution or fee as required under Section 6 of Chapter 121 of the Acts of 2018 from a public employee represented by an employee organization pursuant to Chapter 150E, until the Commonwealth and its political subdivisions, respectively, have bargained with the respective employee organizations representing said employees over the implementation of Section 6 of Chapter 121, and the parties have entered into a memorandum of agreement for the implementation of Section 6 of Chapter 121.

Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the Commonwealth and its political subdivisions employing persons represented by an employee organization pursuant to Chapter 150E shall bargain upon request over the decision and impact of the question of whether to adopt a private plan pursuant to section 11(a)(1) of said chapter 121 to provide family and medical leave."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-367

GOV 367

Funds to Translate the Board of Cosmetology and Barbering exam into Portuguese, and Other Languages

Ms. Jehlen moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7006-0151, by adding the following words:-

"; provided further, that  not less than $10,000 be expended to the Board of Cosmetology and Barbering, for translation of its written exam into Portuguese, and into such other languages as the Board may authorize and direct."; and

In said section 2, in said item 7006-0151, by striking out the figure “$591,736” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-

“$601,736.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-367-R1

Redraft GOV 367

Funds to Translate the Board of Cosmetology and Barbering exam into Portuguese, and Other Languages

Ms. Jehlen moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7006-0040, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that not less than $10,000 shall be expended to the board of cosmetology and barbering for translation of its written exam into Portuguese and other languages the board may authorize and direct"; and

in said section 2, in said item 7006-0040, by striking out the figure “$5,488,219” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$5,498,219.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-368

GOV 368

Credit Card Audit

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo, Humason, Fattman and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section _ the following section:-

“SECTION _. The first paragraph of section 12 of chapter 11 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the first sentence the following sentence:- The state auditor shall have access to employee credit card records for such accounts and shall ensure integrity and accountability of employee credit card usage.”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-369

GOV 369

Commission on the Status of Women

Ms. Gobi, Mr. Eldridge, Ms. Rausch, Ms. DiZoglio, Mr. Welch, Ms. Jehlen, Messrs. Crighton and Moore, Ms. Comerford, Messrs. Timilty, Humason, Collins, Lesser, deMacedo and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0950-0000, by striking out the figure "$173,191" and inserting in place thereof the following figure: "$230,000"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-370

GOV 370

Designation of polling places

Messrs. Tarr and Humason moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section _ the following:-

"SECTION _. Chapter 54, Section 24 of the General Laws is hereby amended by deleting the following language "…Alcoholic beverages shall not be sold in any portion of a building which is designated as a polling place, during voting hours or while ballots are being counted…”, and replacing it with the following language. “…Alcoholic beverages shall not be served or consumed in that portion of a building used as a polling place, during voting hours or while ballots are being counted therein…".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-371

GOV 371

GIC Dental and Vision Benefits for Municipal Employees

Mr. Keenan moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting at the end thereof the following new sections:-

SECTION XX. Section 19 of chapter 32B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after subsection (j), the following subsection:-

(k) Notwithstanding any other general or special law to the contrary, agreements reached by an appropriate public authority and the public employee committee under subsection (a) to transfer all subscribers to the commission under subsections (e) and (f), may be modified by further agreement  to allow active employees and their dependents to enroll in the dental and vision insurance plan provided by the commission to retirees, surviving spouses and their dependents under subsection (j),with premium contribution ratios and administrative fees for active employees and their dependents to be negotiated by said appropriate public authority and public employee committee. The commission shall provide dental insurance coverage, under its plan for retirees, surviving spouses and their dependents insured under Chapter 32A, to active employees and their dependents who elect the coverage under this subsection, as it so provides health insurance coverage under sections (e) and (f).  The commission may charge an administrative fee, which shall not be more than 1 percent of the cost of total dental insurance premiums for the active employees and their dependents who enroll in the dental plan under this section, to be determined by the commission which shall be considered as part of the cost of coverage for purposes of determining the contributions of the political subdivision and its active employees and their dependents to the cost of insurance coverage by the commission.

SECTION XX. Section 23 of said chapter 32B, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after subsection (i), the following subsection:-

(j) Notwithstanding any other general or special law to the contrary, agreements reached by an appropriate public authority and the public employee committee to transfer all subscribers, for whom the authority provides health insurance coverage, to the commission under this section, may be modified by further agreement to allow active employees and their dependents to enroll in the dental and vision insurance plan provided by the commission to retirees, surviving spouses and their dependents under subsection (i),with premium contribution ratios and administrative fees for active employees and their dependents to be negotiated by said appropriate public authority and public employee committee. The commission shall provide dental insurance coverage, under its plan for retirees, surviving spouses and their dependents insured under Chapter 32A, to active employees and their dependents who elect the coverage under this subsection, as it so provides health insurance coverage under this section.  The commission may charge an administrative fee, which shall not be more than 1 percent of the cost of total dental insurance premiums for the active employees and their dependents who enroll in the dental plan under this section, to be determined by the commission which shall be considered as part of the cost of coverage for purposes of determining the contributions of the political subdivision and its active employees and their dependents to the cost of insurance coverage by the commission.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-372

GOV 372

Stearns Square Mural Restoration in Springfield

Mr. Welch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0640-0300, by adding the following; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended to City Mosaic for the Sterns Square mural restoration in the city of Springfield"; and by striking out the figure “$17,000,000 and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$17,100,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-372-R1

Redraft GOV 372

Stearns Square Mural Restoration in Springfield

Mr. Welch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0640-0300, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended to City Mosaic, Inc. for the Sterns square mural restoration in the city of Springfield"; and

in said section 2, in said item 0640-0300, by striking out the figure “$17,000,000 and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$17,025,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-373

GOV 373

Springfield Central Cultural District

Mr. Welch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0640-0300, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that not less than $75,000  shall be expended for the Springfield Central Cultural District"; and by striking out the figure “$17,000,000 and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$17,075,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-374

GOV 374

SAFEPLAN

Messrs. Welch and Lesser and Ms. Gobi moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0840-0101, by striking out the figure " 1,011,219" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- " 1,265,363”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-375-R1

Redraft GOV 375

Protecting Victims and Witnesses from Violent Offenders

Messrs. Cyr, O'Connor, deMacedo and Welch and Ms. Lovely moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0840-0100, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for training programs for victim witness advocates in district attorneys’ offices” and

in said section 2, in said item 0840-0100, by striking out the figure “$907,790” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,007,790”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-375

GOV 375

Protecting Victims and Witnesses from Violent Offenders

Messrs. Cyr, O'Connor and deMacedo moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0840-0100, by striking out the figure “$907,790” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,007,790”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-376-R1

Redraft GOV 376

Black Men of Greater Springfield

Messrs. Lesser, Welch and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 4590-1507, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended to The Black Men of Greater Springfield, Inc. to implement the W.E.B. DuBois Academy Saturday School, the W.E.B. DuBois Academy Summer Camping Program and the Unity grants program in greater Springfield”; and

in said section 2, in said item 4590-1507, by striking out the figure "$4,600,000 " and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$4,650,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-376

GOV 376

Black Men of Greater Springfield

Messrs. Lesser, Welch and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8000-0313, by adding at the end thereof the following:- “; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended to the Black Men of Greater Springfield, Inc.to implement the W.E.B. DuBois Academy Saturday School, the W.E.B. DuBois Academy Summer Camping Program, and the Unity grants program in greater Springfield”; and by striking out the figure "$100,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$300,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-379

GOV 379

Division of Administrative Law Appeals

Mr. Moore moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 1110-1000 the following item:

"1110-1002      For the division of administrative law appeals, which may expend not more than $70,000 in revenues from fees charged for filing…..$70,000"

and moves to further amend the bill by inserting after section ____ the following section:-

"SECTION XX. The fifth paragraph of section 4H of chapter 7 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following 2 sentences:- The division shall establish a fee structure for all appeals, except for (i) appeals brought through the bureau of special education appeals, pursuant to section 4H of chapter 7 and section 2A of chapter 71B; (ii) appeals from decisions by the commissioner of veterans' services, pursuant to section 2 of chapter 115; and (iii) appeals from the contributory retirement appeal board, pursuant to section 16 of chapter 32. The fee structure may include a waiver for financial hardship, as determined by the division."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-380

GOV 380

Women's Fund of Western Massachusetts

Messrs. Lesser and Welch, Ms. Gobi and Ms. Comerford moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7002-0010, by adding the following words:- “; and provided further, that $100,000 shall expended for the Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts”; and by striking the figure “$2,303,456” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$2,403,456”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-385

GOV 385

Sensory Training

Messrs. Collins, O'Connor and Moore moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0511-0000, by adding at the end thereof the following:- “;provided that $50,000 shall be expended for staff training and tour modifications to accommodate those with autism or other sensory needs while in the MA State House, provided that funds may be used to develop a visual access guide in consultation with Sensory City and Autism Consulting Group” and in said item by striking the figure "$6,669,269" and inserting in place thereof the following figure "$6,719,269"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-386

GOV 386

Fentanyl Task Force

Messrs. O'Connor, deMacedo, Tarr and Fattman moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 8000-0070 the following item:

“8000-0140 For a grant program administered by the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security for regional fentanyl interdiction; provided, that administrative costs for approved grants shall not exceed 2 per cent of the funds appropriated in this item…………….$5,000,000”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-387

GOV 387

EOLWD Shared Services

Messrs. O'Connor and deMacedo moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7003-0101, by striking out the figure “$11,972,362” and inserting in place thereof the following:-“$12,652,362”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-388

GOV 388

Amputee Injury Trust Fund

Messrs. Fattman, deMacedo and Tarr moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section _ the following section:-

Section XX:  (a) There is hereby established on the books of the commonwealth a separate trust fund known as the Amputee Injury Trust Fund. The trust fund shall consist of monies paid to the Commonwealth from a surcharge of an additional $20 assessed against any person who seeks reinstatement of their license to operate after being suspended as a result of receiving 3 speeding convictions under section 17 of chapter 90 within any 1-year period or as a result of receiving 5 or more moving violations or surchargeable offenses within any 3-year period. The first $10 of each surcharge shall be transferred by the registrar of motor vehicles to the state treasurer for deposit into the Amputee Injury Trust Fund. The remaining amount shall be transferred by the registrar to the state treasurer for deposit in the General Fund.

(b) The state treasurer shall be the custodian of the Amputee Injury Trust Fund and shall receive, deposit, and invest all monies transmitted to him under this section and shall credit interest and earnings on the trust fund to the trust fund. The monies shall be expended for the purpose of medical cure research services for spinal cord injured persons in such manner as the commissioner of public health may direct.

(c) The commissioner of public health shall appoint an advisory board, consisting of 2 physicians and 1 member of the amputee community for the purpose of reviewing proposals for funding research in amputee injuries and making any related recommendations.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-388-R1

Redraft GOV 388

Amputee Injury Trust Fund

Messrs. Fattman, deMacedo, Tarr and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section 75 the following section:-

“SECTION 75A. (a) Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, in consultation with the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission and the department of public health, shall evaluate the feasibility of establishing a trust fund to benefit amputees.The trust fund shall consist of money paid to the commonwealth from a surcharge payable upon the reinstatement of a motor vehicle operator’s license. The study shall include: (i) an evaluation of existing services for amputees; (ii) a review of alternate sources of funding to support amputees and their families; and (iii) the recommended amount of any such surcharge.

The department shall report its findings to the clerks of the senate and house of representatives, the joint committee on transportation and the senate and house committees on ways and means not later than May 1, 2020.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-388-R2

2nd Redraft GOV 388

Amputee Injury Trust Fund

Messrs. Fattman, deMacedo and Tarr moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section 75 the following section:-

“SECTION 75A. (a) Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, in consultation with the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission and the department of public health, shall evaluate the feasibility of establishing a trust fund to benefit amputees. The trust fund shall consist of money paid to the commonwealth from a surcharge payable upon the reinstatement of a motor vehicle operator’s license. The study shall include: (i) an evaluation of existing services for amputees; (ii) a review of alternate sources of funding to support amputees and their families; and (iii) the recommended amount of any such surcharge.

The department shall report its findings to the clerks of the senate and house of representatives, the joint committee on transportation and the senate and house committees on ways and means not later than May 1, 2020.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-389

GOV 389

DCAMM Office of Facilities Management

Mr. Fattman moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1102-3199, by striking the figure “$11,320,091” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$11,458,313”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-390

GOV 390

Sick Leave Buybacks

Mr. Fattman moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section _ the following sections:-

SECTION XX. Section 31A of said chapter 29, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following 2 subsections:-

(e) No employee of the commonwealth shall accrue more than 1,000 hours of unused sick leave credits.

(f) No employee of a public institution of higher education listed in section 5 of chapter 15A shall accrue more than 1,000 hours of unused sick leave credits.

SECTION XX. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, section xx shall take effect for any employee of the commonwealth and any employee at public institutions of higher education listed in section 5 of chapter 15A of the General Laws who has accrued not more than 1,000 hours of unused sick leave credits, on the effective date of this act. Any such employee who has accrued more than 1,000 hours of unused sick leave credits as of the effective date of this act shall not accrue credits in excess of those credits, but may accrue credits to replenish any sick time that is used after the effective date of this act, up to the maximum of 1,000 hours set forth above.

SECTION XX. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the personnel administrator shall promulgate revised rules under the second paragraph of section 28 of chapter 7 of the General Laws to incorporate the changes enacted in subsection (e) of section 31A of chapter 29 of the General Laws and section 65 of this act, which revisions shall take effect as soon as practicable after the effective date of this act.

SECTION XX. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the department of higher education and the University of Massachusetts shall revise the necessary rules and policies in order to incorporate the changes enacted in subsection (f) of section 31A of chapter 29 of the General Laws and section 65 of this act, which revisions shall take effect as soon as practicable after the effective date of this act.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-391

GOV 391

Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Communication System Upgrade

Messrs. O'Connor, Feeney, deMacedo and Timilty moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8910-8600, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that no less than $700,000 shall be expended for the development and upgrade of the emergency radio communication system for the Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office”; and by striking out the figure "$32,843,581" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$33,543,581”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-392

GOV 392

Single Sales Rate Factor Analysis

Messrs. Fattman, deMacedo and Tarr moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section _ the following section:-

SECTION XX. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the department of revenue shall conduct an analysis of the impact of adopting the single sales factor apportionment formula in the commonwealth. The analysis shall include, but not be limited to: (i) the impact on tax collections; (ii) the impact on business behavior or other economic impacts; and (iii) a comparison of the apportionment formulas used by other states. The department may, in conducting its analysis, seek input from interested stakeholders. The department shall file a report, including any recommendations, with the clerks of the senate and house of representatives who shall forward the report to the senate and house chairs of the joint committee on revenue and the chairs of the senate and house committees on ways and means not later than March 1, 2020.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-393

GOV 393

Millville Audit

Mr. Fattman moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0710-0100, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $30,000 shall be expended for the town of Millville to conduct an audit of its finances”; and

In said section 2, in said item 0710-011, by striking out the figure “$369,026” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$399,026”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-393-R1

Redraft GOV 393

Millville Audit

Mr. Fattman moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1599-0026, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $30,000 shall be expended for the town of Millville to conduct an internal audit of town finances”; and

in said section 2, in said item 1599-0026, by striking out the figure “$4,750,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$4,780,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-394

GOV 394

Group Insurance Commission Reporting

Messrs. deMacedo and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1108-5200, by striking out the words "; and provided further, that not later than March 2, 2020, the commission shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on: (i) the average full-cost premium equivalent per enrollee; (ii) the average actual cost per enrollee for enrollees from participating municipalities; (iii) the contribution ratios for each participating municipality for fiscal year 2019; (iv) a comparison of the cost and premium impact of incorporating elderly retired governmental employees and retired municipal teachers previously belonging to Pool 2; (v) the premium reimbursement paid by each municipality per active enrollee by plan; (vi) the average employee premium contribution by plan for each municipality; (vii) estimates for the total premium per active enrollee by plan for each municipality; (viii) the average employee out-of-pocket expenditure and premium contribution by salary level of employees; (ix) a comparison of the total premium estimate with the sum total of municipality reimbursement and average employee premium contribution; and (x) the cost of the commonwealth’s projected share of premiums for the next fiscal year".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-395

GOV 395

Prevailing Wage Equality

Messrs. Feeney and Welch, Ms. Jehlen, Messrs. Crighton, Moore, Eldridge, Timilty, Boncore, Collins, Finegold, Keenan, O'Connor and Cyr moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section 80 the following sections:- "SECTION XX. The first paragraph of section 27H of chapter 149 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the first sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- No agreement or contract providing for the cleaning and maintenance of public buildings or space rented by any state executive, legislative or judicial department, office, commission, board, bureau, institution, regional or independent authority or any instrumentality thereof shall be entered into or given unless the contract or agreement contains a stipulation requiring prescribed rates of wages, as determined by the commissioners, to be paid to the employees of the maintenance or cleaning contractor."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-395-R1

Redraft GOV 395

Prevailing Wage Equality

Messrs. Feeney and Welch, Ms. Jehlen, Messrs. Crighton, Moore, Eldridge, Timilty, Boncore, Collins, Finegold, Keenan, O'Connor and Cyr moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section 41 the following section:-

"SECTION 41A. The first paragraph of section 27H of chapter 149 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the first sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- No agreement or contract providing for the cleaning and maintenance of public buildings or space rented by any state executive, legislative or judicial department, office, commission, board, bureau, institution, regional or independent authority or any instrumentality thereof shall be entered into or given by any state executive, legislative or judicial department, office, commission, board, bureau, institution, regional or independent authority or any instrumentality thereof unless the contract or agreement contains a stipulation requiring prescribed rates of wages, as determined by the commissioners, to be paid to the employees of the maintenance or cleaning contractor."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-396

GOV 396

Columbia Gas Audit

Messrs. Tarr, Humason and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0710-0000, by adding the following words:-"; provided further that the auditor is authorized and directed to analyze and determine the type and amount of any and all costs to the commonwealth of the emergency response and other necessary actions in connection with the gas explosions on September 13, 2018 in North Andover, Andover, and Lawrence that have not been reimbursed by Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, its parent corporation or other affiliates, either through direct payment or the assignment of recoveries from their insurers or other third parties."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-397

GOV 397

DOR Reporting Date

Mr. Fattman moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 69 by striking out the date “2020”, in line 20, and inserting in place thereof the following date:- “2021”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-398

GOV 398

Census Complete Count Committee

Ms. Rausch and Mr. O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0521-0000, by inserting after the words “registration and education organizations”, the following:- “; and provided further, that not less than $255,096 shall be expended by the chair of the Statewide Complete Count Committee for operations thereof” and in said item by striking out the figure “$8,176,324” and inserting in place thereof:- “$8,431,420”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-398-R1

Redraft GOV 398

Census Complete Count Committee

Ms. Rausch and Mr. O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0511-0000, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that the secretary shall fully reimburse the members of the 2020 Statewide Complete Count Committee for operational costs incurred to raise awareness for the decennial census”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-398-R2

2nd Redraft GOV 398

Census Complete Count Committee

Ms. Rausch and Mr. O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0511-0000, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that the secretary shall enter into an agreement with the chair of the 2020 Statewide Complete Count Committee for payment to cover the operational expenses incurred to raise awareness for the decennial census, including, but not limited to, salaries of employees dedicated to support of the Statewide Complete Count Committee, communications, engagement with stakeholders and training for those engaging in census promotion and general administration of the program.”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-399-R2

2nd Redraft GOV 399

PILOT Payments Hold Harmless Provision

Ms. Comerford, Messrs. Hinds, O'Connor and Fattman moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section 75 the following section:-

“SECTION 75A. There shall be a commission to study the valuation and distribution of payments in lieu of taxes to cities and towns for commonwealth-owned land. The commission shall: (i) examine the current methods used to determine valuations for parcels of land owned by the commonwealth to be reimbursed; (ii) examine the formula used to distribute those reimbursements to municipalities; (iii) evaluate the effectiveness and equity of the formula; and (iv) make recommendations to establish a formula that considers the current needs of municipalities.

The commission shall analyze reimbursement financing for payments in lieu of taxes including, but not limited to: (i) the correlation between changes in acreage of commonwealth-owned land and available funding for payments in lieu of taxes for commonwealth-owned land; (ii) the extent to which the formula reflects the needs of municipalities and the proportional distribution of payments in lieu of taxes for commonwealth-owned land; (iii) any disparities that exist among municipalities related to reimbursements for payments in lieu of taxes for commonwealth-owned land; (iv) the economic impact on local economies of reimbursements for payments in lieu of taxes for commonwealth-owned land; and (v) any alternative formulas, processes and methods that may create a more equitable distribution of reimbursements for payments in lieu of taxes for commonwealth-owned land.

The commission shall include, but not be limited to: the house and senate chairs of the joint committee on revenue or their designees, who shall serve as co-chairs; the governor or a designee, the secretary of administration and finance or a designee; the commissioner of revenue or a designee; the secretary of energy and environmental affairs or a designee; the commissioner of conservation and recreation or a designee; the speaker of the house of representatives or a designee; the president of the senate or a designee; the minority leader of the house of representatives or a designee; the minority leader of the senate or a designee; the chair of the house committee on ways and means or a designee; the chair of the senate committee on ways and means or a designee; and 1 person to be appointed by each of the following organizations: the Massachusetts Municipal Association; the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy; the rural policy advisory commission; and the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, Inc.

The commission shall file a report of its findings and recommendations, including any new or revised payment in lieu of taxes reimbursement formulas, with the clerks of the senate and house of representatives and the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than March 2, 2020.”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-399-R1

Redraft GOV 399

PILOT Payments Hold Harmless Provision

Ms. Comerford, Messrs. Hinds, O'Connor and Fattman moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1233-2400, by striking out the text and inserting in place thereof the following text:-

“by inserting after section _ the following section:-

“SECTION __. There shall be a commission to study the valuation and distribution of payments in lieu of taxes to cities and towns for commonwealth-owned land. The commission shall: (i) examine the current methods used to determine valuations for parcels of land owned by the commonwealth to be reimbursed; (ii) examine the formula used to distribute those reimbursements to municipalities; (iii) evaluate the effectiveness and regional equity of the formula; and (iv) make recommendations to establish a formula that considers the current needs of municipalities.

The commission shall analyze reimbursement financing for payments in lieu of taxes including, but not limited to: (i) the correlation between changes in acreage of commonwealth-owned land and available funding for payments in lieu of taxes for commonwealth-owned land; (ii) the extent to which the formula reflects the needs of municipalities and the proportional distribution of payments in lieu of taxes for commonwealth-owned land; (iii) any disparities that exist among municipalities related to reimbursements for payments in lieu of taxes for commonwealth-owned land; (iv) the economic impact on local economies of reimbursements for payments in lieu of taxes for commonwealth-owned land; and (v) any alternative formulas, processes, methods, and valuations that may create a more equitable distribution of reimbursements for payments in lieu of taxes for commonwealth-owned land.

The commission shall include, but not be limited to: the house and senate chairs of the joint committee on revenue or their designees, who shall serve as co-chairs; the governor or a designee, the secretary of administration and finance or a designee; the commissioner of revenue or a designee; the secretary of energy and environmental affairs or a designee; the commissioner of conservation and recreation or a designee; the speaker of the house of representatives or a designee; the president of the senate or a designee; the minority leader of the house of representatives or a designee; the minority leader of the senate or a designee; the chair of the house committee on ways and means or a designee; the chair of the senate committee on ways and means or a designee; and 1 person to be appointed by each of the following organizations: the Massachusetts Municipal Association; the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy; the rural policy advisory commission; and the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, Inc.

The commission shall file a report of its findings and recommendations, including any new or revised payment in lieu of taxes reimbursement formulas, with the clerks of the senate and house of representatives and the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than March 2, 2020.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-399

GOV 399

PILOT Payments Hold Harmless Provision

Ms. Comerford, Messrs. Hinds and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1233-2400, by adding the following words:- "provided, that no city or town shall receive an amount from this line item in fiscal year 2020 that is less than the amount said city or town received in fiscal year 2019".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-400

GOV 400

Veteran's Oral History Project

Ms. Rausch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1410-0012, by inserting after the words “Home Base”, the following words: “; and provided further, that not less than $30,000 shall be expended for the Veteran's Oral History Project at the Morse Institute Library in Natick”; and in said item by striking out the figure “$5,334,262” and inserting in place thereof the figure:- “$5,364,262”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-401

GOV 401

Relief for residents of the commonwealth

Messrs. Tarr, Humason, Fattman and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section _ the following:-

SECTION XX. Paragraph (a) of Part B of Section 3 of chapter 62 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after subparagraph (19) the following new subparagraph:-

(20) (a) An amount equal to premiums paid or accrued for qualified mortgage insurance by the taxpayer during the taxable year in connection with acquisition indebtedness with respect to a primary residence.

(b) The amount under clause (a) shall be reduced (but not below zero) by 10 percent of such amount for each $1,000 that a persons adjusted gross income for the taxable year exceeds $100,000.

(c) Clause (a) shall not apply with respect to any mortgage insurance contracts issued before January 1, 2007.

Section XX. Section 1 of chapter 62 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after paragraph (r) the following new paragraph:-

(s) “Qualified mortgage insurance,” shall mean private mortgage insurance, as defined within 12 U.S.C. 4901, or commonly referred to as insurance that reimburses a mortgage lender if the buyer defaults on the loan and the foreclosure sale price is less than the amount owed the lender.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-403

GOV 403

Town of Millis Municipal Communications

Ms. Rausch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7008-1116, by inserting the following words "; and provided further, that not less than $15,000 shall be expended to the Town of Millis for IT and communications development, including but not limited to website development"; and in said item by striking out the figure "$7,118,021" and inserting in place thereof the figure:- "$7,133,021".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-404

GOV 404

Plainville Networking and IT Infrastructure

Ms. Rausch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7004-0099, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that not less than $30,000 shall be expended to the Town of Plainville for improvements to municipal networking and IT infrastructure and security, including but not limited to wireless networking and general IT development", and in said item by striking out the figure "$7,118,021" and inserting in place thereof the figure:- "$7,148,021".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-404-R1

Redraft GOV 404

Plainville Networking and IT Infrastructure

Ms. Rausch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7008-1116, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that not less than $30,000 shall be expended to the town of Plainville for improvements to municipal networking and information technology infrastructure and security including, but not limited to, wireless networking and general information technology development"; and

in said section 2, in said item 7008-1116, by striking out the figure "$7,118,021" and inserting in place thereof the figure:- "$7,148,021".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-405

GOV 405

State House Beautification

Mr. Collins moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1102-3331, by adding at the end thereof the following text:- "provided that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for construction and maintenance of landscaping and beautification projects along the State House property on Derne Street and Hancock Street" and in said item by striking the figure "$3,109,929" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$3,159,929"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-407

GOV 407

DALA Retained Revenue

Mr. Fattman moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section _ the following section:-

SECTION XX: The fifth paragraph of section 4H of chapter 7 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following 2 sentences:- The division shall establish a fee structure for all appeals, except for (i) appeals brought through the bureau of special education appeals, pursuant to section 4H of chapter 7 and section 2A of chapter 71B; (ii) appeals from decisions by the commissioner of veterans' services, pursuant to section 2 of chapter 115; and (iii) appeals from the contributory retirement appeal board, pursuant to section 16 of chapter 32. The fee structure may include a waiver for financial hardship, as determined by the division.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-408

GOV 408

EOTSS Transparency and Oversight

Ms. Rausch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1790-0100, by inserting after the words “chargeback system for its information technology services”, the following:- “; provided further, that each office, agency, or other unit utilizing said information technology services shall submit to the auditor, the house and senate committees on ways and means, and the joint committee on state administration and regulatory oversight quarterly reports detailing such usage, including but not limited to an accounting of any equipment or services underutilized during the reporting period”; and in said item by inserting after the words “obligate funds for the project or purchase”, the following:- “; provided further, that similar approval shall be obtained from the house and senate committees on ways and means prior to any obligation of funds for a project or purchase with a cost exceeding $200,000; provided further, that the secretary shall not expend for any project a total sum of $250,000 or more, regardless of source of funds or authorization for such expenditure, unless the secretary first submits to the auditor, the house and senate committees on ways and means, and the joint committee on state administration and regulatory oversight a complete accounting of and justification for said anticipated expenditure; provided further, that the secretary shall create and implement a comprehensive information governance plan for the executive office and all information technology services provided by the executive office, which information governance plan shall include but not be limited to defensible destruction, offboarding, privacy and security, and lifecycle management; provided further, that the secretary shall submit said information governance plan to the auditor, the house and senate committees on ways and means, and the joint committee on state administration and regulatory oversight by December 31, 2019”; and in said item by inserting after the words “the secretary of administration and finance”, the following:- “, the auditor,”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-408-R1

Redraft GOV 408

EOTSS Transparency and Oversight

Ms. Rausch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1790-0100, by inserting after the words “obligate funds for the project or purchase”, the following:- “; provided further, that the secretary shall not expend for any project a total sum of $250,000 or more, regardless of source of funds or authorization for such expenditure, unless the secretary first submits to the auditor, the house and senate committees on ways and means, and the joint committee on state administration and regulatory oversight a complete accounting of and justification for said anticipated expenditure; provided further, that the secretary shall create and implement a comprehensive information governance plan for the executive office and all information technology services provided by the executive office, which shall include, but not be limited to, details regarding defensible destruction, offboarding, privacy and security, and lifecycle management; provided further, that the secretary shall submit said information governance plan to the auditor, the house and senate committees on ways and means, and the joint committee on state administration and regulatory oversight by December 31, 2019”; and in said item by inserting after the words “the secretary of administration and finance”, the following:- “, the auditor,”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-408-R3

3rd Redraft GOV 408

EOTSS Transparency and Oversight

Ms. Rausch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1790-0100, by inserting after the word “purchase”, in line 15, the following words:- “; provided further, that the secretary shall, on a quarterly basis, submit to the auditor, the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on state administration and regulatory oversight a complete accounting of and justification for all project-related expenditures totaling $250,000 or more, regardless of source of funds or authorization for such expenditure; provided further, that the secretary shall create and implement a comprehensive information governance plan for the executive office and all information technology services provided by the executive office, which shall include, but not be limited to, details regarding defensible destruction, offboarding, privacy and security and lifecycle management; provided further, that not later than December 31, 2019, the secretary shall submit the information governance plan to the auditor, the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on state administration and regulatory oversight”; and

in said section 2, in said item 1790-0100, by inserting after the word “finance”, in line 17, the following words:- “, the auditor”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-408-R2

2nd Redraft GOV 408

EOTSS Transparency and Oversight

Ms. Rausch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1790-0100, by inserting after the word “purchase”, in line 15, the following words:- “; provided further, that the secretary shall not expend for any project a total sum of $250,000 or more, regardless of source of funds or authorization for such expenditure, unless the secretary first submits to the auditor, the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on state administration and regulatory oversight a complete accounting of and justification for said anticipated expenditure; provided further, that the secretary shall create and implement a comprehensive information governance plan for the executive office and all information technology services provided by the executive office, which shall include, but not be limited to, details regarding defensible destruction, offboarding, privacy and security and lifecycle management; provided further, that not later than December 31, 2019, the secretary shall submit the information governance plan to the auditor, the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on state administration and regulatory oversight”; and

in said section 2, in said item 1790-0100, by inserting after the word “finance”, in line 17, the following words:- “, the auditor”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-410

GOV 410

Suffolk County District Attorney

Mr. Collins moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0340-0100, by adding the following text:- ";provided further that not less than $750,000 shall be expended to implement criminal justice reforms" and in said item by striking the figure "$22,405,616" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$23,155,616"