Amendment #550 to H3600

Commonwealth Zoological Corporation

Mr. Smola of Warren moves to amend the bill in section 2, in item 7007-0952, by striking out the language in its entirety and replacing it with the following: - "For the operation of the Commonwealth Zoological Corporation under chapter 92B of the General Laws; provided, that the funds appropriated in this item shall be used to promote private fundraising, achieve self-sufficiency and serve as a catalyst for urban economic development and job opportunities for local residents; and provided further, that funding shall be expended on a matching program to encourage private and corporate donations to support the Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo."