Amendment #64 to H.3382

Benchmarks

Representatives Fernandes of Milford, Peisch of Wellesley, Walsh of Lynn, Linsky of Natick, Sannicandro of Ashland, Fennell of Lynn, Conroy of Wayland, Ehrlich of Marblehead, Dykema of Holliston, Walsh of Framingham, Gregoire of Marlborough, Garlick of Needham and Roy of Franklin move that the bill be amended in SECTION 27 by striking out subsection (b) and inserting in place thereof the following subsection:-

The benchmarks in subsection (a) may be achieved through savings to the department’s operating budget; provided, that the department shall submit a preliminary report of savings to the operating budget by October 1 of each fiscal year and a final report of savings to the operating budget by January 1 of each fiscal year; and provided further that the department shall not implement any proposed increase in the toll structure that is in place on April 1, 2013 on said metropolitan highway system and turnpike except in strict accordance with the provisions of Chapter 6C, Section 3, Clause (18).". The preliminary and final savings reports shall be submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on transportation