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.”.