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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1411         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1781

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Steven M. Walsh

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to Massachusetts Cultural Council funding.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Steven M. Walsh

11th Essex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1411        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1781

By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1781) of Steven M. Walsh regulating the funding of arts and cultural agencies by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.  Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3150 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to Massachusetts Cultural Council funding.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1. Chapter 10 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended in Section 54, line 19 by inserting after the words “subject matter.” The following sentence:-

              No arts, cultural or humanity agency, individual or organization shall be eligible for receipt of the council’s funding, loans or grants during a fiscal year if said agency, individual or organization has received funding directly through an earmark in a line item of the Massachusetts State Budget in that same fiscal year.

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