Amendment #51 to H.3700

Veteran Suicide Prevention

Mr. Naughton of Clinton move that the bill be amended by inserting the following section:

Section XX - Item 4513-1026 of Chapter 38 of the Acts of 2013 is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the following:- “provided further, that no less than $50,000 shall be allocated towards the suicide prevention partnership between the Military Division of the Commonwealth, the Massachusetts Department of Veteran Affairs, and the University of Massachusetts Medical School for the purposes of researching and preventing suicides among Massachusetts military members and veterans” and striking the following figure “$3,863,305” and inserting in place thereof the following:- “3,913,305.”