Resolved, that a special commission is hereby established to study the feasibility of hosting the summer Olympics. The commission shall consist of 9 members: 3 persons appointed by the governor, 2 persons to be appointed by the president of the senate, 1 person to be appointed by the minority leader of the senate, 2 persons to be appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives, and 1 person to be appointed by the minority leader of the house of representatives.
Said study shall include, but not be limited to, the prospects of working with other New England states and should seek input from local government and organizations, especially in our larger cities and other organizations and agencies. The commission shall review all aspects of a prospective summer Olympics in Boston and the surrounding area, including, but not limited to, infrastructure, transportation, lodging, locations for events, costs, benefits, and any other factors the commission deems relevant.
The commission shall submit its findings and recommendations, together with drafts of legislation necessary to carry those recommendations into effect by filing the same with the clerks of the house of representatives and senate, the house and senate committees on ways and means, and the joint committee on tourism, arts and cultural development not later than January 1, 2014.
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