Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-423

EPS 423

DOC Prison Mitigation

Mr. Barrett and Ms. Flanagan and Messrs. Eldridge and Pacheco moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8900-0001, by adding the following words:- “provided further, that the department shall expend not less than $2,000,000 for cities and towns hosting department of correction facilities; provided further, that of such $2,000,000, no city or town hosting a department of correction facility shall receive more than $800,000; and provided further, that of such $2,000,000, no city or town hosting a department of correction facility shall receive less than the amount allocated in item 8900-0001 of section 2 of chapter 68 of the acts of 2011”; and

 

In said section 2 in said item 8900-0001 by striking out the figure “$540,651,975” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $542,651,975”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-424

EPS 424

DRIVER'S LICENSE PLEDGE

Mr. Tarr moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting, after section __, the following new section:-

 

“SECTION__.  Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the registrar of motor vehicles is hereby authorized and directed to incorporate language into the driver’s manual for junior operators stating that “By following the procedures for obtaining a driver’s license in Massachusetts, I hereby pledge to abide by the laws governing the operation of a motor vehicle within the Commonwealth and not be impaired by either drugs or alcohol while operating a motor vehicle.””


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-425-R1

Redraft EPS 425

Ex-Offender Program

Mr. Michael O. Moore moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8900-0001, by adding at the end thereof the following:- ";provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be provided for a program for ex-offenders and chronically homeless men to recover from drug and alcohol addiction while learning farm skills; and in said item, by striking out the figure “$540,651,975”and inserting in place thereof the figure:- “$540,676,975”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-426

EPS 426

Environmental Police Injured in the Line of Duty

Mr. Michael O. Moore moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting, after section ___, the following new section:-

“SECTION _____.  Chapter 21A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 10H the following section:-

Section 10I. (a) Whenever an environmental police officer of the office of law enforcement is incapacitated for duty because of injuries sustained in the performance of duty without fault of the officer, such officer shall be granted leave without loss of pay for the period of such incapacity; provided however, that no such leave shall be granted for any period after such officer has been retired or pensioned in accordance with law or for any period after a physician designated by the director of law enforcement determines that such incapacity no longer exists. All amounts payable under this section shall be paid at the same time and in the same manner as, and for all purposes shall be deemed to be, the regular compensation of such environmental police officer.

(b) Where the injury causing the incapacity of an environmental police officer for which the officer is granted a leave without loss of pay and is paid compensation in accordance with the provisions of this section, was caused under circumstances creating a legal liability in some person to pay damages in respect thereof, either the person so injured or the office paying such compensation may proceed to enforce the liability of such person in any court of competent jurisdiction. The sum recovered shall be for the benefit of the office paying such compensation, unless the sum is greater than the compensation paid to the person so injured, in which event the excess shall be retained by or paid to the person so injured. For the purposes of this section, the term "excess" shall mean the amount by which the total sum received in payment for the injury, exclusive of interest and costs, exceeds the amount paid under this section as compensation to the person so injured. The party bringing the action shall be entitled to any costs recovered by him. Any interest received in such action shall be apportioned between the office and the person so injured in proportion to the amounts received by them respectively, inclusive of interest and costs. The expense of any attorney's fees shall be divided between the office and the person so injured in proportion to the amounts received by them respectively.

(c) Whoever intentionally or negligently injures an environmental police officer for which the officer is granted a leave without loss of pay and is paid compensation in accordance with the provisions of this section shall be liable in tort to the office paying such compensation for all costs incurred by such office in replacing such injured environmental police officer which are in excess of the amount of compensation so paid.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-426.1

Further EPS 426.1

Environmental Police Authority

Mr. Tarr moved that the amendment be amended by inserting, after SECTION ____ the following new section:-

“SECTION___. Chapter 21A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting in section 10C after the word “duty” in line 15 the following words :-

including but not limited to court proceedings.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-427-R2

2nd Redraft EPS 427

Police Staffing Grants

Mr. Finegold moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1599-0026, by striking out the figure “3,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$4,000,000”; and by striking out the figure “$7,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$8,000,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-428

EPS 428

Crime Lab Oversight

Messrs. Tarr, Moore, Hedlund, Knapik and Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section _ the following new sections:-

SECTION _.  Chapter 6 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 184A the following section:-

SECTION 184B.  (a) There shall be established a forensic services drug laboratory oversight board within, but not subject to the control of, the executive office of public safety and security.   The board shall consist of the secretary of public safety and security or a designee; the governor or a designee; the attorney general or a designee; the inspector general or a designee; and the colonel of state police or a designee.

(b)  At the direction of the board, the undersecretary of public safety for forensic sciences shall advise and report to the board on the administration and delivery of forensic services at such facilities.

(c) The board shall have oversight authority over all commonwealth facilities engaged in forensic services in criminal investigations.  The board shall ensure every such facility is actively accredited with the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board and compliant with standards promulgated by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).   The board shall receive quarterly reports from the undersecretary for forensic sciences which shall include, but not be limited to, the following information:

(i)  the volume of forensic services at each facility;

(ii)  the volume of forensic services of each employee at such facilities;

(iii)  the costs and length of time from submission for testing or procedures and the return of results from such facilities;

(iv)  compliance with accreditation standards of such facilities; and

(v)  facility employee records, qualifications, and incident reports; provided,  however, that any suspected or potential criminal wrongdoing shall be promptly referred to the attorney general for prosecution.

An electronic summary of said reports shall be submitted to the clerks of the senate and house of representatives and the chairs and ranking minority members of the joint committee on public safety and homeland security.

(d) The board shall promulgate rules and regulations necessary to carry out this section; provided, however, that said regulations shall require:

(i)  facilities engaged in forensic services in criminal investigations to be actively accredited by the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board and compliant with standards promulgated by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO);

(ii)  the forensic sciences advisory board to hold  not less than 1 public hearing a year; and

(iii)  the undersecretary for forensic sciences to receive anonymous complaints of employee or facility misfeasance or deviation from accreditation standards;

In developing and implementing said rules and regulations, the oversight board shall consult with the forensic science advisory board and any other relevant state, local and federal officials.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-429

EPS 429

Municipal Police Training Committee

Messrs. Tarr, Hedlund, Knapik and Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8200-0222, by inserting after the word “system” the following:

 

“;provided further, that the committee shall establish and maintain a current accounting of the number of new recruits requiring training who have applied for such training and have not yet received it, which shall be reported every six months to the house and senate committees on ways and means


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-430

EPS 430

EOD Canines

Mr. Michael O. Moore moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, , by inserting after line 8000-1700 the following item:

 

"xxxx-xxxx  For all expenses related to the purchase and training of not less than two canines trained in explosives ordinance detection (EOD) for the Central Massachusetts Homeland Security Council. The Council shall be authorized to fund the necessary vehicles, equipment and training for each EOD canine. The Council is further authorized to establish a grant program to fund the equipment and training expenses required for a dedicated police officer for each EOD canine. Any city or town accepting an EOD canine must commit to maintaining a trained officer and all necessary equipment and vehicle for the life of the dog.  Any city or town accepting funding for an EOD canine shall upon acceptance agree to respond to regional or state wide calls for assistance from the Central Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council, the secretary of public safety and homeland security and the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency.......$200,000"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-431

EPS 431

Essex Regional Emergency Communications Center Fund

Mr. Tarr and Ms. O'Connor Ives moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting, after section ____, the following new section :-

Section 2 of chapter 29 of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following new section:-

Section _. (a) There is hereby established and set up on the books of the commonwealth, a separate fund to be known as the Essex Regional Emergency Communications Center Fund to be administered by the Essex county sheriff. The fund shall be used for the operation of the Essex Regional Emergency Communications Center (RECC) to provide centralized emergency communication services to participating communities.

(b) There shall be credited to the fund amounts from the following sources:

(1) The per capita assessment based on population on each member city or town that has  accepted and executed the RECC Intermunicipal Agreement for the Joint Provision of Public  Safety Communications, Dispatch and Operations Services (IMA);  and

(2) Any other funding, including, but not limited to, appropriation, gift, grant, contribution, transfer or investment.

(c) The Essex county sheriff shall annually assess on each member city or town its proportionate share of the net costs of operating the RECC in accordance with the annual budget approved by the finance advisory board established by the IMA. The sheriff shall certify such costs for the ensuing fiscal year to the department of revenue to be included as an assessment on each participating city or town’s cherry sheet.

(d) Amounts credited to the fund shall be available for expenditure by the Essex county sheriff, without further appropriation. Expenditures from the fund shall be made for the operating costs of the RECC in compliance with the annual operating plan and budget adopted by the finance advisory board under the IMA.  Any unexpended balance in the fund shall not revert and shall be available for in the subsequent fiscal year; provided, however, that any unexpended balance from the state 911 department funding shall revert to said department;

(e) The Essex county sheriff, in consultation with the director of the RECC, shall report annually to the general court its planned expenditures for the next fiscal year; the expenditures made in the last fiscal year; and the balance remaining in the fund. The report shall be filed on or before October 31 with the clerks of the house of representatives and senate and forwarded to the house and senate committees on ways and means.

(f) Notwithstanding any special of general law to the contrary the Essex County Regional Communications Center may obtain private liability insurance.

(g) The state comptroller shall exempt the Essex County Sheriff’s Department from all applicable charges or assessments made a against grants to the Essex County Regional Communications Center pursuant to its authority under sections 5D and 6B of chapter 29 of the General Laws.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-432

EPS 432

Municipal Police Training Academies

Ms. Chandler moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8200-0222, by adding at the end thereof the following:- "provided that municipalities in Worcester County hosting municipal police training academies shall receive not less than the amount provided in section 2 of chapter 68 of the acts of 2011."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-433

EPS 433

DISABLED VETERAN EXCISE EXEMPTION

Messrs. Tarr, Knapik and Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting, after section __, the following new section:-

 

“SECTION__. Section 1 of chapter 60A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end of the seventh paragraph, in line 129, the following:- Any veteran seeking an exemption under this paragraph shall not be required to possess a disabled veteran license plate, issued pursuant to section 2 of chapter 90.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-433.1

Further EPS 433.1

DISABLED VETERAN EXCISE EXEMPTION - Leased

Mr. Keenan moved that the amendment be amended by inserting after the word "chapter 90” the following: - "provided further, SECTION 1. Section 1 of Chapter 60A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 official edition, is hereby amended in line 95 by inserting after the word “owned” the words:- “or leased”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-434-R1

Redraft EPS 434

Fire Suppression Systems

Mr. Michael O. Moore moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1599-0026, by inserting the following:- “; provided further, that $1,500,000 shall be transferred to the executive office of public safety and security for a competitive grant program to cities and towns to purchase fire suppression systems for public safety vehicles or retrofit existing public safety vehicles with fire suppression systems”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-436-R2

2nd Redraft EPS 436

Shannon Grants

Ms. Donoghue and Mr. Joyce and Ms. Lovely moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8100-0111, by striking out the figure "$6,250,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "7,000,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-437

EPS 437

Police Officer Standards and Training

Messrs. Tarr, Michael O. Moore, Hedlund, Knapik and Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 35, by inserting in section 35, in line 405, after the word “for” the following language:-

“the creation of a statewide Police Officer Standards and Training system and”; and

 

by inserting after section _ the following section:-

 

SECTION _. There shall be a Police Officer Standards and Trainings commission to develop and implement a statewide POST system with oversight over all law enforcement training in the commonwealth.  The statewide POST system shall be applicable to all officers exercising police powers in the commonwealth.

The commission shall file a report with the clerks of the senate and house of representatives not later than December 31, 2013.  Said report shall detail a statewide POST system that is the ultimate decision maker with respect to law enforcement training standards and has the authority to set certification standards based upon officer training, experience, and education.

The commission shall consist of the following members or a designee of the following members: the secretary of public safety, who shall serve as the chair; the executive director of the municipal police training commission; the colonel of the state police; the director of environmental police; the director the Massachusetts sheriffs association; the commissioner of the department of corrections; a representative of the Massachusetts harbormasters Association; 2 representatives from municipal police departments; a representative of the Massachusetts municipal association; and 2 members appointed by the governor with expertise in law enforcement education and policy.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-438

EPS 438

Department of Public Safety Civil Penalties

Ms. Chandler moved that the proposed new text be amended by striking out section 27 and by inserting the following new section:-

"SECTION 27. Said section 21 of said chapter 22, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after subsection (a) the following subsection:-

(a½) The commissioner or the commissioner’s designee may issue a written notice of violation, which shall be a written warning or a citation to assess civil monetary fines of not more than $1,000 for a violation of section 71K of chapter 143 and not more than $200 for a violation of Section 71N of chapter 143; provided, however, that a designee of the recreational tramway board may also issue a warning or citation under said sections 71K and 71N."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-441

EPS 441

Unlawful Firearms Possession Study

Messrs. Tarr, Michael O. Moore, Knapik and Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting, after section ____, the following new section:-

 

Section __. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the criminal history systems board, in consultation with the board of probation, shall study the number and case violations of M.G.L.c. 140, §129C and M.G.L.c. 269 §10 since its adoption, provided further that said study shall include but not be limited to the number of individuals who have served minimum mandatory sentences pursuant to these laws, the instances where a violation of the law was charged but no conviction for a lesser offence following an initial change for a violation of these laws, and the cases where a violation of these laws was changed that resulted in the disposition of “continued without a finding.”

The board shall complete said report not later than October 1, 2013 and file it with the clerks of the House and the Senate.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-442

EPS 442

Commission to Study the Effectiveness of a Drug Dealer Registry in the Commonwealth

Messrs. Ross, Tarr and Knapik moved that the proposed new text be amended by adding the following new section:-

 

“SECTION XX. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, a commission shall be established to study the effectiveness of a statewide registry of persons convicted for knowingly or intentionally manufacturing, distributing, dispensing, or possessing with the intent to distribute a controlled substance as defined by section 31 of chapter 94C of the General Laws, for use by the general public. The goal of the commission shall be to review current policies and methods of tracking such convicted persons, the role of such convicted persons in other crimes, and to examine the potential impacts to public safety of a statewide registry, accessible by the public. The commission shall make a full report to the legislature with recommendations for legislation to create a registry of those convicted for knowingly or intentionally distributing or dispensing controlled substances, or improve the tracking of known persons who knowingly or intentionally distribute or dispense controlled substances. The commission shall consist of the secretary of public safety and security, or his designee; the commissioner of the department of public safety, or his designee; the superintendent of the state police, or his designee; 2 members of the house of representatives that are chosen by the speaker; the house minority leader, or designee; 2 members of the senate, chosen by the senate president; the senate minority leader, or designee; and 1 member chosen by the governor. Said commission shall determine the scope of the crime that may dictate who shall be included on the registry and what information shall be included on the registry. Said commission shall submit said report back to the legislature with findings and recommendations for legislation on or before December 31, 2013."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-443

EPS 443

Prison Mitigation

Mr. Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8900-0001, by inserting after the words, “homeland security” the following words:- “; provided further, that the department shall expend no less than the amount provided for in chapter 61 of the acts of 2007 to the municipality hosting the Bay State Correctional Center”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-444

EPS 444

Municipal Police Training

Ms. O'Connor Ives, Ms. Donoghue and Ms. Creem and Messrs. Joyce and Montigny and Ms. Lovely and Mr. Tarr and Ms. Clark moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8200-0200, by striking out the figure “$2,512,968” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-“$3,012,968”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-446

EPS 446

Adequate Police Training Facilities

Messrs. Tarr, Michael O. Moore, Hedlund, Knapik and Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting, after section __, the following new section:-

“SECTION __. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the Municipal Police Training Committee shall develop a plan for the establishment of one or more permanent facilities to provide training in the use of firearms and the operation of motor vehicles, provided that such plan shall take into account factors including but not limited to geographic location and access for police departments throughout the Commonwealth, the existence and availability of property which is in use or could be adapted to use for these purposes, the relative benefits of leasing facilities for these purposes versus purchasing them, and the estimated costs of establishing such facilities.

Said plan shall be completed not later than nine months following the passage of this act and shall be filed with the clerks of the House of Representatives and Senate, the committees on ways and means of the House and Senate, and the Joint Committee on Public Safety


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-447

EPS 447

Addressing the Needs of Incarcerated Women

Ms. Creem moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8910-1101, by inserting after the words "department of correction associated with the regional units;” the following:-

“and (v) the deficiencies in addressing the needs of incarcerated woman to include pretrial placement and facilities;”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-448

EPS 448

Dispute Resolution Services of Springfield, Inc.

Mr. Welch and Ms. Candaras moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8900-0001, by inserting at the end thereof the following:-

“; provided further no less than $68,000 shall be expended for Dispute Resolution Services, Inc. of Springfield to provide community mediation services to ex-offenders as an outlet for conflict resolution once they return to the community, provide general community mediation services to the residents of Hampden County to prevent everyday conflict escalation that would require police, court and potentially corrections interventions and involvement, additional service would include training for correctional officers and other staff members as requested in mediation and conflict resolution techniques to effectively address daily conflicts”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-449

EPS 449

Fresh Pursuit Loophole

Messrs. Tarr, Hedlund, Ross, Knapik and Brownsberger moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section _ the following section:-

 

SECTION _. Section 98A of chapter 41 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, in line 1, after the word “to” the following words:-

“issue a citation for a civil motor violation or”; and

 

further by inserting, in line 5, after the word “to” the following words:-

“issue a citation for a civil motor violation or to”; and

 

further by striking, in line 6, the following words:-

“so arrested”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-450

EPS 450

Hadley Fire Equipment

Mr. Rosenberg moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8324-0000, in item 8324-0000 by adding at the end thereof  the following:-

 

"provided further, that not less than $35,000 shall be expended for the firefighting equipment grant program for the Hadley Fire Department"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-451-R1

Redraft EPS 451

Off-Peak Elevator Inspections

Mr. Rosenberg moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item XXXX-XXXX, by striking out item 8315-1020 and inserting in place thereof the following item:-

 

“8315-1020  For the department of public safety which may expend not more than $7,996,573 in revenues collected from fees for annual elevator inspections, amusement park ride inspections and overtime elevator inspections; provided, that funds shall be expended for the operation of the department and to address the existing elevator inspection backlog and to defray the costs associated with performing overtime elevator inspections; provided further, that funds shall be expended for escalator inspections; provided further, that the department shall provide a full waiver of the inspection fee for an individual who requires a wheelchair lift as a medical necessity and whose annual income does not exceed the maximum allowable federal Supplemental Security Income benefit, or $7,236 a year, whichever is greater; provided further, that the department shall retain and deposit 40 per cent of the fees collected in excess of $15,436,198; provided further, that if the department projects that total revenues from the fees identified in this item will exceed $15,436,198 the department shall notify the secretary of administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system……………….$7,996,573”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-452

EPS 452

Amusement Inspections

Messrs. Knapik and Welch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8311-1000, by striking out the words “and to support the department’s participation in the National Council for Amusement and Recreational Equipment Safety; provided further, that the department may charge fees for amusement operator certification.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-453-R1

Redraft EPS 453

Berkshire Sheriff Re-Entry Program

Mr. Downing moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8910-0145, by inserting at the end thereof the following: "provided that $1,400,000 may be expended to staff the Berkshire County regional lockup and re-entry facility, including expanded capacity for the FULL program"; and further in said item by striking out the figure "15,491,155" and inserting in place thereof the figure "16,891,155"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-454

EPS 454

C3 Policing

Mr. Welch and Ms. Candaras moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8100-1001, by inserting after the words “cases of criminal abuse” the following:-

 

“; provided further, that no less than $200,000 shall be expended for Operation Cutone”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-456-R1

Redraft EPS 456

Plymouth County Sheriffs 2

Mr. Kennedy moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8910-8700, by inserting after the word “office” the following words:- “; provided, that not less than $2,100,000 shall be expended for mitigation under a memorandum of understanding between the Plymouth county correctional facility and the host community of the facility”; and

in said section 2, in said item 8910-8700, by striking out the figure “$33,721,305” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$36,121,305”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-457

EPS 457

Pipefitters

Messrs. Rosenberg and Moore and Ms. Spilka moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item XXXX-XXXX, by inserting after item 8315-1022 the following new item:-

 

"xxxx-xxxx For the department of public safety, which may expend an amount not to exceed $600,000 of revenues collected from fees for licensure of pipefitters; provided, that funds shall be expended to become compliant with the provisions of sections 52, 53 and 84 of chapter 146 of the General Laws …$600,000"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-458-R1

Redraft EPS 458

Public Safety Improvements

Mr. Keenan moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8000-0600, by adding at the end thereof the following:- ; provided further; that not less than $100,000 shall be expended to the town of Braintree for public safety improvements and in said item by striking out the figures “$2,180,554” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$2,280,554”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-459

EPS 459

Parole Funding

Mr. Rush moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8950-0001, Mr. Rush moved that the bill be amended, in section 2, in item 8950-0001, by striking the figure “$17,937,499” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$18,066,925”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-460-R1

Redraft EPS 460

Criminal Justice Standing Commission

Mr. Rush and Ms. Jehlen moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 10, , line 130, after the words “Sheriffs Association or a designee” the following words:-

 

“the police commissioner for the city of Boston or a designee; the executive director of Prisoners’ Legal Services or a designee;”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-462

EPS 462

Fire Safety

Messrs. Petruccelli and DiDomenico and Ms. Jehlen and Mr. Brownsberger moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting the following section:-

 

SECTION XX. Notwithstanding any general law or special law, or rule or regulation to the contrary, any entity that stores or blends ethanol shall contract with all municipalities located within a 5 mile radius from the entity for the purposes of promoting public safety and health.  The contract shall stipulate that the entity will finance the purchase of all alcohol resistant foam and associated equipment necessary to adequately combat ethanol fires in said municipalities.  The contract shall also stipulate that the entity will finance training for all fire department personnel once per year in the best manner to combat ethanol fires in said municipalities, along with the foam necessary for the training.  A signed copy of the agreement shall be submitted to the Department of Fire Safety no later than October 1, 2013.

 

For the purposes of this section, ethanol shall be defined as any mixture composed of not less than 30% ethanol.

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-463

EPS 463

Suffolk Sheriff's Office

Mr. Brownsberger and Ms. Chang-Diaz and Mr. Rush moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8910-8800, by striking out the figure "$94,647,693" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "101,847.693".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-464

EPS 464

Firearm License Renewal Study

Mr. Knapik and Ms. Candaras and Messrs. Hedlund and Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting, after section 144, the following new section:-

 

SECTION XX. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the inspector general shall conduct an investigation and study of the Massachusetts firearm licensing system administered under the authority of the executive office of public safety and security firearms records bureau. The study shall be financed with funds from the Firearms Record Keeping Trust Fund, established in section 131, subsection (i) of chapter 140 and the Firearms Fingerprint Identity Verification Trust Fund, established in section 2LLL, chapter 29 of the General Laws.

The investigation shall identify the length of processing applications for Licenses to Carry Firearms and Firearm Identification Cards, the responsibility of oversight and authority of the state over the system, the process for recording denials and/or restrictions of licenses or cards, the notification of applicants specifically outlining the reasons for any such restrictions or denials, and appeals and compliance with all state and federal laws and mandates. The inspector general shall report any preliminary findings to the secretary of public safety and security, the joint committee on public safety and homeland security and the joint committee on state administration and regulatory oversight on or before October 30, 2013, and issue a final report on or before March 1, 2014. Said report shall be made available to the public through websites operated by the executive office of public safety and security and the legislature.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-465

EPS 465

Drug Trafficking Registry

Messrs. Ross, Tarr and Knapik moved that the proposed new text be amended by adding the following new section:-

 

Section 1. Chapter 94C of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by adding after section 32E the following section:-

 

Section 32E½. As used in this section, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

 

(a)"conviction" means a conviction in any court of competent jurisdiction and includes a deferred sentence, but does not include a conditional discharge;

 

(b) “Drug trafficker” means a person who has been convicted of a violation of Chapter 94C section 32 subsection (a), or Chapter 94C section 32E subsection (b), or Chapter 94C section 32E subsection (c) and who:

 

(1) is a resident of Massachusetts;

 

(2) changes residence to Massachusetts;

 

(3) does not have an established residence in Massachusetts, but lives in a shelter, halfway house or transitional living facility or stays in multiple locations in Massachusetts.

 

(c) "drug offense" means a conviction for the unlawful trafficking of a controlled substance in violation of Chapter 94C section 32 subsection (a), or Chapter 94C section 32E subsection (b), or Chapter 94C section 32E subsection (c), or in violation of a law or ordinance of any jurisdiction or state of the United States or of federal, tribal or military law when that law or ordinance prohibits conduct that is unlawful under the provisions of Chapter 94C section 32 subsection (a), or Chapter 94C section 32E subsection (b), or Chapter 94C section 32E subsection (c).

 

(d) "registration requirement" means any requirement set forth in Section 2 of this act that requires a drug trafficker to register, provide information, renew, revise or change the trafficker's registration information or provide written notice or disclosure regarding the trafficker's status as a drug trafficker.

 

Section 2. A drug trafficker residing in Massachusetts shall register with the local police department in the city or town in which the drug trafficker resides no later than ten days after being released from the custody of the corrections department, county jail or a federal, military or tribal correctional facility or detention center.

 

(a) In the case of any drug trafficker on probation or parole, it shall be the duty of the drug trafficker’s probation or parole officer to notify, within forty-eight hours, the local police department in the city or town in which the trafficker resides that a registered drug trafficker is living in their jurisdiction. If a drug trafficker changes the status of his or her residence while on probation or parole, such notification of the change of status shall be sent by the drug trafficker’s probation or parole officer, within forty-eight hours, to the local police department of the city and town in which the trafficker resides.

 

(b) A drug trafficker who changes residence to Massachusetts shall register with the local police department in the city or town in which   the drug trafficker resides no later than ten days after arrival in this state.

 

(c) When a drug trafficker registers with the local police department, the drug trafficker shall provide the following registration information:

 

(1) legal name and any other names or aliases that the drug trafficker is using or has used;

 

(2) date of birth;

 

(3) social security number;

 

(4) current address;

 

(5) the drug offense for which the drug trafficker was convicted; and

 

(6) the date and place of the drug offense conviction.

 

(d) When a drug trafficker registers with a local police department, the police department shall obtain:

 

(1) a photograph of the drug trafficker;

 

(2) a complete set of the drug trafficker's fingerprints; and

 

(3) a description of any tattoos, scars or other distinguishing features on the drug trafficker's body that would assist in identifying

the drug trafficker.

 

(e) When a registered drug trafficker changes residence within the same city or town, the drug trafficker shall send written notice of the change of address to the local police department no later than ten days after establishing the new residence.

 

(f) When a registered drug trafficker changes residence to a new city or town in Massachusetts, the drug trafficker shall register with the local police department of the new city or town no later than ten days after establishing the new residence. The drug trafficker shall also send written notice of the change in residence to the local police department with whom the drug trafficker last registered no later than ten days after establishing the new residence.

 

(g) When a registered drug trafficker does not have an established residence, but lives in a shelter, halfway house or transitional living facility or stays in multiple locations in Massachusetts, the drug trafficker shall register with the local police department for each city or town in which the drug trafficker is living or temporarily located. The drug trafficker shall register no later than ten days after a change in living arrangements or temporary location.

 

(h) Following initial registration pursuant to the provisions of this section, a drug trafficker shall annually renew the drug trafficker's registration with the local police department prior to December 31 of each subsequent calendar year for a period of:

 

(1) five years for a first drug offense;

 

(2) ten years for a second drug offense; and

 

(3) an additional ten years for every subsequent offense after the second offense.

 

(i) A drug trafficker required to register pursuant to this chapter who knowingly: (i) fails to register; (ii) fails to verify registration information; (iii) fails to provide notice of a change of address; or (iv) who knowingly provides false information shall be punished in accordance with this section.

 

(1) A first conviction under this subsection shall be punished by imprisonment for not less than six months and not more than two and one-half years in a house of correction nor more than five years in a state prison or by a fine of not more than $1,000 or by both such fine and imprisonment.

 

(2) A second and subsequent conviction under this subsection shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for not less than five years.

 

Section 3. If a drug trafficker intends to move from Massachusetts to another state, no later than thirty days prior to moving to the other state, the drug trafficker shall:

 

(1) notify the local police department where the drug trafficker resides that the drug trafficker is moving to the other state; and

 

(2) provide the local police department with a written notice that identifies the state to which the drug trafficker is moving.

 

(a) Within five days of receiving a drug trafficker's written notice of intent to move to another state, the local police department shall transmit that information to Department of Criminal Justice Information Services (DCJIS).

 

(b) A drug trafficker who willfully fails to comply with the requirements set forth in this section is guilty and subject to the penalties outlined in Section 2, subsection i, clauses 1 and 2 of this act.

 

Section 4. A court shall provide a drug trafficker convicted in that court with written notice of the drug trafficker's duty to register pursuant to the provisions of this act and Subsection C of this section. The written notice shall be included in judgment and sentence forms provided to the drug trafficker.

 

(a) The corrections department, county jail or a detention center shall provide a drug trafficker with written notice of the drug trafficker's duty to register at the time of release of a drug trafficker in its custody, pursuant to the provisions of this act and

Subsection C of this section.

 

(b) The written notice shall inform the drug trafficker that, pursuant to this act, the drug trafficker is required to do the following:

 

(1) register with the local police department in the city or town in which  the drug trafficker will reside or, if the drug trafficker will not have an established residence, with the local police department in the city or town in which the drug trafficker will live or temporarily be located;

 

(2) report subsequent changes of address;

 

(3) notify the local police department in the city or town in which  the drug trafficker resides if the drug trafficker intends to move to another state and that the drug trafficker may be required to register in the other state;

 

(4) read and sign a form that indicates that the drug trafficker has received the written notice and that:

 

(i) a responsible court official, designated by the chief judge for that judicial district, has explained the written notice to the drug trafficker; or

 

(ii) a responsible corrections department official, designated by the commissioner of the department of corrections, or a responsible county jail official or detention center official has explained the written notice to the drug trafficker.

 

(c) A court, the corrections department, a county jail or a detention center shall also provide written notification regarding a drug trafficker's release to the local police department in the city or town in which the drug trafficker is released and to the Department of Criminal Justice Information Services (DCJIS).

 

(d) The DCJIS, when notified by officials from another state that a drug trafficker will be establishing residence in Massachusetts, shall provide written notice to the drug trafficker of the duty to register pursuant to the provisions of this act.

 

Section 5. A local police department shall maintain a local registry of drug traffickers in the city or town who are required to register pursuant to the provisions of this act.

 

(a) A local police department shall forward to the DCJIS initial registration information and any new registration information subsequently obtained from a drug trafficker no later than ten working days after the information is obtained from a drug trafficker. If the DCJIS receives information regarding a drug trafficker from a governmental entity other than a local police department, EOPPS shall send that information to the local police department in which the drug trafficker resides.

 

(b) The DCJIS shall maintain a central registry of drug traffickers required to register pursuant to the provisions of this act. The department shall retain registration information regarding a drug trafficker for the following periods of time:

 

(1) five years for a drug trafficker convicted of one drug offense;

 

(2) ten years for a drug trafficker convicted of two drug offenses; and

 

(3) an additional ten years for every subsequent offense after the second offense.

 

(c) The DCJIS shall adopt rules as necessary to carry out the provisions of this act.

 

Section 6. A local police department shall forward registration information obtained from a drug trafficker to the DCJIS.

 

(a) A person who wants to obtain registration information regarding a drug trafficker may request that information from the:

 

(1) local police department in the city or town in which  the drug trafficker resides;

 

(2) Secretary of the DCJIS.

 

(b) Upon receiving a request for registration information regarding a drug trafficker, a local police department or the DCJIS shall provide that registration information, with the exception of a drug trafficker's social security number, within a reasonable period of time but no later than seven days after receiving the request.

 

(c) Within seven days of receiving registration information from a drug trafficker, the local police department shall contact every elementary school, middle school and high school within a one-mile radius of the drug trafficker's residence and provide them with the drug trafficker's registration information, with the exception of the drug trafficker's social security number.

 

(d) The DCJIS shall establish and manage an internet web site that provides the public with registration information regarding drug traffickers, except that the DCJIS shall not provide registration information on the internet web site regarding a drug trafficker who was less than eighteen years of age when the drug trafficker committed the drug offense for which the drug trafficker was adjudicated. The registration information provided to the public pursuant to this subsection shall not include a drug trafficker's social security number or a drug trafficker's place of employment, unless the drug trafficker's employment requires the drug trafficker to have direct contact with children or youth.

 

Section 7. Police officials and other public employees acting in good faith shall not be liable in a civil or criminal proceeding for any publication on the internet under this act or other dissemination of drug trafficker registry information or for any act or omission pursuant to the provisions of this act.

 

Section 8. Information contained in the drug trafficker registry shall not be used to commit a crime against a drug trafficker or to engage in illegal discrimination or harassment of a drug trafficker. Any person who uses information disclosed pursuant to the provisions of this act, for such purpose shall be punished by not more than two and one-half years in a house of correction or by a fine of not more than $1,000 or by both such fine and imprisonment.

 

Section 9. Whenever a police officer has probable cause to believe that a drug trafficker has failed to comply with the registration requirements of this act, such officer shall have the right to arrest such drug trafficker without a warrant and to keep such drug trafficker in custody.

 

Section 10. If any part or application of this act is held invalid, the remainder of this act and its application to other situations or persons shall not be affected.

 

Section 11. The provisions of this act apply to a person who committed a drug offense on or after July 1, 2014.

 

Section 12. The effective date of the provisions of this act is July 1, 2014.

 

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-466

EPS 466

Safe Neighborhood

Mr. Keenan moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8000-0600, by striking out the figure “$2,180,554.” and inserting in place there of the following figure "$2,380,554"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-467

EPS 467

Removal of Pepper Spray from Firearms Identification

Messrs. Ross, Knapik, Tarr and Hedlund moved that the proposed new text be amended by adding the following new section:-

 

SECTION XX. SECTION 1. Subsection 6 of section 129B of chapter 140 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 141 - 143, the words "A firearm identification card shall be valid for the purpose of purchasing and possessing chemical mace, pepper spray or other similarly propelled liquid, gas or powder designed to temporarily incapacitate."

SECTION 2.  Subsection 7 of section 129B of chapter 140, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 155 - 159, the words "If a firearm identification card is issued for the sole purpose of purchasing or possessing chemical mace, pepper spray or other similarly propelled liquid, gas or powder designed to temporarily incapacitate, such card shall clearly state that such card is valid for such limited purpose only."

SECTION 3.  Subsection 9B of section 129B of chapter 140 of the General Laws is hereby repealed.

SECTION 4.  Subsection C of section 131 of chapter 140, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 94 - 96 the words ", and for purchasing and possessing chemical mace, pepper spray or other similarly propelled liquid, gas or powder designed to temporarily incapacitate,".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-468

EPS 468

Littering Fines

Messrs. Hedlund, Tarr and Knapik moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section ___, the following new section:-

 

SECTION ___. Section 16 of chapter 270 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph:

 

A person while operating or as a passenger of a motor vehicle shall not deposit or cause to be deposited garbage, paper, refuse, bottles, cans, rubbish or trash of any kind or nature on any public or private property without permission of the owner, tenant or lessee of such property.

 

Any operator or passenger of a motor vehicle found in violation by a law enforcement official shall be subject to a citation without criminal complaint and fine of not less than one hundred dollars for their first offense.

 

Any operator or passenger of a motor vehicle found in violation by a law enforcement official shall be subject to a citation without criminal complaint and fine of not less than five hundred dollars for their second offense.

 

Any operator or passenger of a motor vehicle found in violation by a law enforcement official shall be subject to a citation with criminal complaint and fine of not less than one thousand dollars for their third offense.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-469

EPS 469

Police Pursuits

Messrs. Hedlund, Tarr and Knapik moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section ___, the following new section:-

 

SECTION __. Section 25 of Chapter 90 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition by adding to the end of said Section 25 the following:-

 

Any person who, while operating or in charge of a motor vehicle, when being pursued by a police officer in an official police vehicle displaying lights and siren, shall refuse or neglect to stop, shall be punished by a fine of not less than one thousand dollars nor more than ten thousand dollars and imprisonment in State Prison for not less than thirty days nor more than two and one-half years, or both such fine and imprisonment.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-470

EPS 470

EOPSS Information Technology

Mr. Timilty moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8000-1700, by striking out the figure "$19,534,166" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-  "$22,262,968".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-471-R1

Redraft EPS 471

Training for law enforcement in dealing with individuals suffering from mental illness

Ms. Creem and Messrs. Joyce, Keenan and Timilty and Ms. Lovely moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8200-0200, by inserting after the word “that”, the following words:-  “the municipal police training committee shall review and report on its current training curriculum and course of instruction on handling complaints from or against persons with mental illness and developmental disabilities; provided further, that said review and report shall be conducted in consultation with the National Alliance on Mental Illness Massachusetts and other groups and individuals having an interest and expertise in the field of mental health and community-based treatment, and shall include recommendations to improve, expand and implement the provisions of such training; provided further, that such report shall be filed with the house and senate clerks and with the chairs of the joint committee on public safety and homeland security not later than December 1, 2013; and provided further, that”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-472

EPS 472

Department of Public Safety

Mr. Timilty moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8311-1000, by striking out the figure "$4,549,214" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-  "$4,594,435".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-473

EPS 473

Tramway Civil Fines

Mr. Timilty moved that the proposed new text be amended by striking sections 26 and 27.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-474

EPS 474

Prison Host Community Mitigation

Messrs. Timilty and Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8900-0001, by adding at the end thereof the following:-

"provided further, that the department shall expend not less than $2,000,000 for cities and towns hosting department of correction facilities; provided further, that of such $2,000,000, no city or town hosting a department of correction facility shall receive more than $800,000; provided further, that of such $2,000,000, no city or town hosting a department of correction facility shall receive less than the amount allocated in item 8900-0001 of section 2 of chapter 68 of the acts of 2011"; and in said item by striking out the figures "$540,651,975" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$542,651,975".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-475-R1

Redraft EPS 475

American Red Cross

Messrs. Timilty, Rush and Knapik and Ms. Candaras moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8800-0001, by adding at the end thereof the following:- "provided, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for the American Red Cross in Massachusetts"; and in said item, by striking the figure "$1,639,908" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$1,839,908".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-476

EPS 476

Barnstable Sheriff Office

Mr. Wolf moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8910-8200, by striking the figure "$24,224,899" and inserting in place thereof "$26,500,000."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-477

EPS 477

Prohibiting the deceptive sale of Marijuana

Mr. Hedlund moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section ___, the following new section:-

 

SECTION ___. Section 5 of Chapter 94C of the General Laws are hereby amended by inserting after paragraph 2 the following:-

 

(2) the dispensing or sale of any marijuana product as provided for in Chapter 369 of the acts of 2012 shall not bear a reasonable resemblance to any product available for consumption as a candy. For the purposes of this section the term "Candy" shall refer to a preparation of sugar, honey, or other natural or artificial sweeteners in combination with chocolate, fruits, nuts or other ingredients or flavorings in the form of bars, drops, or pieces. "Candy" shall not include any preparation containing flour and shall require no refrigeration. Violation of this paragraph shall carry a penalty of not more than a 500 dollar fine for the first offense, not more than a 1,000 dollar fine for the second offense, and not more than a 5,000 fine for the third and each subsequent offense.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-478

EPS 478

Crime Lab

Messrs. Timilty, Rodrigues, Michael O. Moore, Knapik and Finegold and Ms. Donoghue and Mr. McGee and Ms. Clark moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8000-0106, by striking out the figure "$19,096,853" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-  "$20,755,463".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-479

EPS 479

Bristol County Correctional Employees

Mr. Rodrigues moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting, after section__, the following new section:

 

"SECTION__: Chapter 3 of the Acts of 2013 is hereby amended, in line item 8910-8318, by inserting after the words “national correctional employees union” the following:

 

; provided that this line item shall be used to fund, but not be limited to, the following positions:

 

1.)Director of Property

2.)Transportation Coordinator

3.)Coordinator of Intake Services

4.)Director of Facilities

5.)Director of Classification”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-480

EPS 480

Criminal Justice Standing Commission

Mr. Timilty moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 10, by inserting after the words “juvenile justice” in line 137 the following:- “and 1 of whom shall be a member of the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-481

EPS 481

Public Safety Training Fund

Mr. Timilty moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 35, in line 410, by striking the words “and shall be subject to appropriation”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-482

EPS 482

Line of Duty Death Benefits

Mr. Kennedy moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 138, by inserting, the following new section:-

 

“SECTION __ Chapter 32, Section 100 is hereby amended in line 14 after the word, “death,” by inserting the following:-

“or if a municipal or public emergency medical technician while in the performance of his duties and as a result of an assault on his person or as a result of an accident involving an emergency medical services vehicle which he is operating or in which he is riding in the performance of his duties as a emergency medical technician is killed or sustains injuries which result in his death,”

and is further amended by striking every instance therein where the following phrase appears: “firefighter, police officer, or corrections officer” and inserting in place thereof the following:-

“firefighter, police officer, correction officer, or municipal or public emergency medical technician.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-483-R1

Redraft EPS 483

Programs for Incarcerated Mothers

Ms. Chang-Diaz and Mr. Brownsberger moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8800-0001, by inserting after the words “all prisoners confined in each prison operated by the department,” the following words:- “; provided further, that the amount allocated for programs for incarcerated mothers in item 8900-0001 of section 2 of Chapter 131 of the Acts of 2010 shall be allocated to the programs in fiscal year 2014;” and in said line item, by striking out the figure “$540,651,975” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$540,851,975”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-484

EPS 484

Collective Bargaining Agreement Adjustment for Middlesex Sheriff's Office

Ms. Creem and Messrs. Brownsberger and Finegold and Ms. Spilka moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8910-0107, by striking out the figure “$62,430,080” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$63,208,968”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-485

EPS 485

DOC Re-entry Account

Ms. Jehlen moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after line item 8900-0050 the following item:- 

"8900-1100       For re-entry programs at the department of correction intended to reduce recidivism rates…………………………………………..…………………………….$550,139".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-486

EPS 486

DOC funding

Ms. Jehlen moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8900-0001, by striking out the figure "$540,651,975" and inserting in place thereof the figure:- 

"$548,121,387".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-487

EPS 487

Bristol County Sheriff’s Office Funding

Messrs. Montigny, Timilty, Rodrigues and Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8910-8300, in section 2, in item 8910-8300, by striking the figure “ $31,059,463” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-“38,589,049” and that the bill be further amended, in section 2, in item 8910-8310, by striking the figure “$9,011,360” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-“$7,200,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-489

EPS 489

Municipal Police Training Committee

Ms. Clark and Messrs. Brownsberger and Timilty and Ms. Flanagan and Messrs. DiDomenico, Finegold, Rodrigues and Rush and Ms. Spilka and Messrs. Welch, Joyce, Kennedy, Ross and Wolf and Ms. O'Connor Ives and Mr. Barrett and Ms. Creem and Ms. Donoghue and Messrs. Downing, Eldridge and Keenan and Ms. Lovely and Messrs. McGee and Tarr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8200-0200, by striking out the figure "$2,512,968" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$5,000,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-490

EPS 490

Directed Patrols Amendment Language

Mr. McGee and Ms. O'Connor Ives and Mr. Joyce moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8100-1001, Mr. McGee moved that the bill be amended, in section 2, in item 8100-1001, after the words “cases of criminal abuse;” by inserting the following new words:- “provided further, that not less than $1,000,000 shall be expended for the payroll costs of the state police directed patrols; provided further, that subject to appropriation communities receiving funds for directed patrols in fiscal year 2008 shall receive an equal disbursement of funds in proportion to the current appropriation in fiscal year 2014;” and in said item, by striking out the figure “$252,214,838” and inserting in place thereof the following figure “$253,214,838”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-491

EPS 491

Fire Safety Improvements

Mr. Richard T. Moore moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1599-0026, by inserting after the words "$200 in 2010;" the following:-

 

"provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended for conceptual planning and development for fire safety improvements in the town of Dudley;" and in said item, by striking out the figures "$7,000,000" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$7,050,000"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-492

EPS 492

Prison Rehabilitation and Re-Entry Programs

Ms. Chang-Diaz and Ms. Jehlen moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 8900-0050 the following new item:-

 

"xxxx-xxxx For re-entry programs at the department of correction intended to reduce recidivism rates; provided, that said programs shall be in addition to those provided in fiscal year 2006; provided further, that the department shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than January 20, 2015 on re-entry programming at the department of correction; and provided further, that the report shall include information on the type of programs provided and the recidivism rate of the offenders who successfully complete the programs....................................8,000,000"