Amendment #28 to H.55

School Security Grant

Mr. Hill of Ipswich move that the bill be amended inserting, after section 13, the following new section:-

“SECTION 13A. Said section 2 of said chapter 139 is hereby amended, by inserting, after item 7061-0928, the following new item:-

7061-XXXX For a competitive grant program to upgrade and improve school security and safety; provided, that the department of elementary and secondary education shall promulgate regulations to institute the one-time grant program; provided further, that the grants shall be offered to school districts with total enrollment of not more than 5,000 students; provided further, that individual grants offered to qualifying school districts shall not exceed $25,000 each…………….$500,000.”.