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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2279         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2601

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Daniel B. Winslow

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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 soliciting and rewarding suggestions from residents to reduce costs of government.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Daniel B. Winslow

9th Norfolk

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Robert L. Hedlund

 

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Jason M. Lewis

31st Middlesex

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Bruce E. Tarr

 


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2279        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2601

By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2601) of Daniel B. Winslow and others for legislation to authorize the Suggestions Awards Board within the Executive Office for Administration and Finance to offer certain financial awards to citizens for suggestions reducing the cost of government.  State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to soliciting and rewarding suggestions from residents to reduce costs of government.
 

              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. Section 31A of chapter 7 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking in line 14 the words “officers and employees” and inserting in place thereof the following: - “residents of the Commonwealth”.

              Section 2.  Section 31A of chapter 7 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting, in line 21, after the word “section” the following: - “; provided, the amount of the award given to a contestant shall be equal to one percent of the expected reduction in cost to state government, but in no instance shall the award exceed ten thousand dollars”.

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