Amendment #1006 to H3600

Cape Verdean Cultural Center Feasibility Commission

Mr. Carvalho of Boston moves to amend the bill by adding the following section:-

“SECTION XX.  There shall be a special legislative commission established pursuant to section 2A of chapter 4 of the General Laws to investigate and study the feasibility of establishing a Cape Verdean cultural center in the city of Boston.  The commission shall consist of: 1 member of the House of Representatives, who shall serve as co-chair; 1 member of the Senate, who shall serve as co-chair; 1 member appointed by the governor; 1 member appointed by the mayor of Boston; and up to 7 additional members, who shall be selected by the co-chairs, provided that there shall be an odd number of commissioners.

The commission shall investigate and study various methods for establishing a Cape Verdean cultural center in the city of Boston, including, but not limited to, the creation of a non-profit organization to oversee the construction and management of the cultural center; and shall consider the costs of each method.

All appointments to the commission shall be made no later than October 1, 2017.  The commission shall report its findings, including any proposed legislation, to the clerks of the House of Representatives and the Senate no later than April 1, 2018.”

 


Amendment #1006 to H3600

Cape Verdean Cultural Center Feasibility Commission

Representative:

Michelle M. DuBois

David T. Vieira