Amendment #41 to H.3700

Ways and Means hearings

Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton move that the bill be amended by adding the following section:-

“SECTION X. Chapter 3 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 38B the following section:-

Section 38B½. The committee on ways and means of each branch of the general court shall conduct no less than 6 public hearings on bills referred to them that purport to establish, increase or expand any new or existing taxes or fees. The committees shall give 3 days’ public notice prior to holding such public hearings.”