Amendment #848 to H3600

DOC Reentry Services/Education Programming

Representatives Khan of Newton, Campbell of Methuen, Linsky of Natick, Benson of Lunenburg, Tucker of Salem, Ultrino of Malden, Keefe of Worcester, Provost of Somerville, Vega of Holyoke, Heroux of Attleboro, Barber of Somerville, Cantwell of Marshfield, Connolly of Cambridge, Day of Stoneham, Schmid of Westport, Tosado of Springfield, Dykema of Holliston and Williams of Springfield move to amend the bill in section 2, in item 8900-1100, in line 8, by inserting after the word “programs” the following: “; and provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for the department of correction to administer a request for proposals through a competitive bid process to support no fewer than 2 public-private partnerships with private institutions of higher education for the purpose of providing post-secondary academic services to individuals incarcerated in state prisons; provided further, that institution of higher education grant applicants shall submit a proposal detailing the program design, resources needed, anticipated costs and impacts; provided further, that a grantee may apply in partnership with a non-profit private organization with demonstrated experience in academic programming, re-entry, and mentoring services; provided further, that not more than $60,000 of said funds shall be expended to the department of correction to cover costs associated with coordinating said public-private partnerships”; and in said item by striking out the figures “$250,000” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$450,000”.

Amendment #848 to H3600

DOC Reentry Services/Education Programming


Evandro C. Carvalho

William L. Crocker, Jr.

Alice Hanlon Peisch

Jay D. Livingstone

Carmine L. Gentile

David M. Rogers

Jonathan Hecht

Chris Walsh

Jay R. Kaufman

Jeffrey Sánchez

Peter V. Kocot

Marjorie C. Decker