Rejected

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Trial Court Information Technology

Mr. Joyce moved that the bill be amended by inserting the following new sections:-



SECTION XX.



JUDICIARY



Trial Court



0330-0935 For costs associated with planning and studies, the preparation of plans and specifications, purchase, procurement and implementation of information technology-related equipment and related projects for the Massachusetts trial court…………….$30,000,000



SECTION XX. To meet the expenditures necessary to carry out section XX, the state treasurer shall, upon request of the governor, issue and sell bonds of the commonwealth in an amount to be specified by the governor from time to time, but not exceeding, in the aggregate, $30,000,000. All bonds issued by the commonwealth under this section shall be designated on their face, Information Technology and Innovation Act of 2014, and shall be issued for a maximum term of years, not exceeding 10 years, as the governor may recommend to the general court under section 3 of Article LXII of the Amendments to the Constitution. All such bonds shall be payable not later than June 30, 2029. All interest and payments on account of principal of these obligations shall be payable from the General Fund. Bonds issued under the authority of this section shall be general obligations of the commonwealth.