Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-340-R1
Redraft GOV 340
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.”.