Amendment #72 to H.3514

HWM Tech.

Mr. Dempsey of Haverhill move that the bill be amended in section 2 by striking out item 0521-0000 and inserting in place thereof the following item:-



0521-0000 For the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ administrative costs associated with both the special statewide primary and the special statewide election to fill the United States Senate seat on June 25, 2013, including, but not limited to, printing of nomination papers, printing of ballots, extended polling hours, printing and delivery of election supplies and programming of accessible equipment for both the special statewide primary and special statewide, and for reimbursements to municipalities for costs associated with said elections; provided that the state secretary shall only reimburse municipalities for the actual costs that are thereafter certified by the division of local mandates……………………………………................... $13,592,734;



4 by inserting after the words “assistance inspector general”, in line 104, the following words:- under the supervision of the inspector general;



And further amend the bill by striking out section 31;



And further amend the bill by striking out section 39 and inserting in place thereof the following section:-



SECTION 39. Section 40 of said chapter 262, as appearing in section 60 of chapter 140 of the acts of 2012, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following sentence:-

No fee under this section shall be charged to the commonwealth or a state agency, but if an action initiated by the commonwealth or a state agency results in the appointment of a fiduciary with control over the assets of an estate, then any such fees normally chargeable to an estate shall be deferred until the fiduciary is duly appointed and authorized to expend the assets of the estate.