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Commission on Young Professionals

Mr. Welch moved that the bill be amended by adding at the end thereof the follwing new section: -



"SECTION XX. Notwithstanding any general or special laws to the contrary, there shall be a special commission on young professionals established to examine how the Commonwealth can better engage, involve and educate young professionals in decisions and policies that affect them and the Commonwealth. The commission will examine best practices and policies to retain and attract intellectual capital that will make Massachusetts a place where young professionals want to live, work and play.

The commission shall consist of 21 members, 1 of whom shall be appointed by the Governor, 1 of whom shall be the secretary of housing and economic development or a designee, 1 of whom shall be the secretary of labor and workforce development or a designee, 1 of whom shall be the secretary of education or a designee, 3 of whom shall be appointed by the President of the Senate 1 of which from the minority party, 3 of whom shall be appointed by the Speaker of the House 1 of which from the minority party, 1 of whom shall be the chair of the Berkshire Young Professionals or a designee, 1 of whom shall be the president of the Worcester Young Businessmen's Association or a designee, 1 of whom shall be the president of the Greater Lawrence Young Professionals Network or a designee, 1 of whom shall be the president of the Young Professionals Society of Greater Springfield or a designee, 1 of whom shall be the president of the Northampton Area Young Professionals or a designee, 1 of whom shall be the president of ONEinThree Boston or a designee, 1 of whom shall be the president of the Young Professionals of Greater Lowell or a designee, 1 of whom shall be the president of the North of Boston Young Professionals or a designee, 1 of whom shall be appointed by the Executive Director of the New Bedford Economic Development Council, 1 of whom shall be appointed by the President of the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce, 1 of whom shall be the Executive Director of the Cape Cod Young Professionals or a designee.