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School Building Eligibility

Mr. Keenan moved that the bill be amended in section 2B, in item 1599-7062, by adding after the word “ improvement” in line 87, the following:-

“or to school buildings who have submitted a statement of interest to the Massachusetts School Building Authority for construction of a new school through the Core Program; provided further that a school building may regain eligibility for grants under this section if their statement of interest and application to said Authority is withdrawn or if the said Authority does not invite the school building into their capital pipeline; provided further that school buildings who are awarded grants under this section are still eligible to apply to said Authority’s Accelerated Repair Program, but precluded from applying to said Authority’s Core Program for construction of a new school within 7 years from the completion of the installation, retrofit or capital improvement;”