Amendment #2 to H3951

Substance Use Prevention, Treatment and Education Funding

Representatives DiZoglio of Methuen and Hunt of Sandwich move to amend the bill by adding the following section:




Subsection (b) of section 14 of chapter 94G of the General Laws, as amended by Chapter 55 of the Acts of 2017, is hereby amended by inserting  after  the words “chapter 94C” the following words:-


; provided, however, that not less than the lesser of 1) $30,000,000 or 2) 15 percent of monies deposited into the fund during the prior fiscal year shall be expended annually on substance use prevention and treatment programs, of which, not less than the lesser of 1) $5,000,000 or 2) two and one-half percent of monies shall be expended annually, distributed on a per pupil basis, to the public schools in the commonwealth to provide substance use education, prevention, intervention, social emotional supports, and professional development and training, as determined by the school district”.