Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-900-R1

Redraft EPS 900

Barnstable County Fire & Rescue Training Academy

Messrs. Cyr and deMacedo moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8324-0000, <w:t>by inserting after the words “fiscal year 2018,” the following:- “; provided further that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Barnstable County Fire &amp; Rescue Training Academy”; and in said item, by striking out the figures “$24,201,575” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$24,301,575”</w:t>


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-901-R1

Redraft EPS 901

Prison Mitigation

Ms. Flanagan, Messrs. Barrett, Eldridge, Pacheco and Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8900-0001, <w:t>by adding at the end thereof the following: "provided further, that the department shall expend not less than $2,200,000 for municipalities hosting department of correction facilities; provided further, that of that $2,200,000, no municipality hosting a department of correction facility shall receive more than $800,000; provided further, that of the $2,200,000, no municipality 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 "$615,539,903" and inserting in place thereof the figures "617,739,903"</w:t>


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-902-R1

Redraft EPS 902

Bridge to the Future Project

Ms. Gobi moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8910-0110, <w:t>by adding the following words:- “and provided further, that $186,952 shall be expended on the Bridge to the Future project”; and</w:t>

in said section 2, in said item 8910-0110, by striking out the figure “$14,157,552” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$14,344,504”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-903

EPS 903

Auto Tech Training and Job Placement

Messrs. Rush and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8900-1100, by adding at the end thereof the following:- "provided further, that not less than $125,000 shall be expended for the automotive repair technician training and job placement program administered by the department of correction"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-904

EPS 904

Boston Fire Training Academy

Messrs. Rush, Brownsberger, Moore and Brady moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8324-0000, by adding at the end thereof the following:- “provided further, that in addition to the allocation listed in item 8324-0000 of section 2 of chapter 182 of the acts of 2008, the Boston Fire Department Training Academy shall also be allocated an additional $500,000”; and in said item, by striking out the figures “$24,201,575” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$24,701,575”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-905

EPS 905

Veterans Oral History

Messrs. Rush and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8700-0001, by adding at the end thereof the following:- “; provided further, that not less than $35,000 shall be expended for the Massachusetts Veterans Oral History Project to be conducted by Home of the Brave, Inc., in conjunction with the Massachusetts National Guard Museum and Archives”; and in said item, by striking out the figures “$9,956,330” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$9,991,330”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-906

EPS 906

DOC Reentry Services/Education Programming

Ms. Creem, Messrs. Eldridge and Lesser moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8900-1100, by inserting 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 “$500,000” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$700,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-907

EPS 907

DLC: Bridgewater Monitoring

Ms. Creem and Ms. Flanagan 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 of Corrections shall expend $125,000 for monitoring  the efficacy of  service delivery reforms at Bridgewater State Hospital by the Disability Law Center. The Disability Law Center shall report on the impact of these reforms on the patients at Bridgewater State Hospital to the Joint Committee on Mental Health Substance Use and Recovery, the Joint Committee on the Judiciary, the House and Senate Committees on Ways and Means, the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate at least every six months.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-908

EPS 908

Behavioral Health Unit

Mr. McGee moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8000-0600, by adding the following: "provided further, that no less than $150,000 shall be expended for the Lynn Police Department for their Behavioral Health Unit" and in said item, by striking the figures "$2,583,464" and inserting in place thereof the following figures "$2,733,464"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-909

EPS 909

Fire Department Uniform Sanitizing Equipment

Mr. McGee moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8324-0000, by adding the following: "provided further, that no less than $40,000 shall be expended for the Lynn Fire Department for the purpose of updating their uniform sanitizing equipment and machinery" and in said item, by striking the figures "$24,201,575" and inserting in place thereof the following figures "$24,241,575"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-912

EPS 912

State Police Directed Patrols

Messrs. McGee and Keenan and Ms. O'Connor Ives moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8100-1001, after the words “criminal justice information services;” by inserting the following new words:-“provided further, that not less than $1,030,000 shall be expended for the payroll costs of the state police directed patrols; provided further, that not less than $30,000 shall be expended for Troop A to conduct mounted, directed patrols throughout Revere Beach, the Lynn Fells and the Middlesex Fells Reservation Park among other identified areas; 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 2018; provided further, that not less than $90,000 shall be expanded for additional patrols for the summer season at Wollaston Beach and Furnace Brook Parkway in the city of Quincy;” and in said item by striking out figure “$278,832,693” and inserting in place thereof the figure:-“$279,982,693”

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-913-R2

2nd Redraft EPS 913

Middlesex County Restoration Center

Ms. L'Italien moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8910-0107, <w:t xml:space="preserve">by adding the following words:- </w:t>

“; provided further, that the sheriff’s office shall expend not less than $250,000 for the first year of a 4-year pilot program to establish a county restoration center overseen by the Middlesex county restoration center commission pursuant to section 100A to divert persons suffering from mental illness or substance use disorder who interact with law enforcement or the court system during a pre-arrest investigation or the pre-adjudication process from lock-up facilities and hospital emergency departments to appropriate treatment”; and

in said section 2, in said item 8910-0107, by striking out the figure “$68,025,072” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$68,275,072”; and

by inserting after section 100 the following section:-

“Section 100A.   A commission shall be created to develop and implement a plan to build a restoration center in Middlesex county. The commission shall consist of the following members: the Middlesex sheriff or a designee; the northern district attorney or a designee; the executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Massachusetts, Inc. or a designee; 2 persons to be appointed by the Middlesex County Chiefs of Police Association from police departments within Middlesex county that have received critical incident training or have established a local jail diversion program; a member of the senate appointed by the senate president; a member of the house of representatives appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives; a person from the trial courts with specialty court experience to be appointed by the chief justice of the trial court; the chief counsel of the committee for public counsel services or a designee; 4 persons to be appointed by the secretary of health and human services, 1 of whom shall be a representative from the department of mental health with knowledge of sequential intercept mapping and forensic services, 1 of whom shall be a representative from the department of public health with knowledge of sequential intercept mapping and forensic services, 1 of whom shall be a representative from a local community provider that delivers behavioral health services and 1 of whom shall be a representative from MassHealth with knowledge of insurance vehicles, including Medicaid; and 3 persons to be appointed by the secretary of public safety and security, 1 of whom shall be a representative from the executive office of public safety and security, 1 of whom shall be a representative from the office of the commissioner of probation within Middlesex county and 1 of whom shall be a representative from the parole board with knowledge of establishing methodologies and analyzing metrics for program fidelity.

Not later than1 year after its formation, the commission shall: (i) perform an examination of national best practices including the Bexar county model; and (ii) review the current capacity of Middlesex county to provide behavioral health services to individuals suffering from mental illness or substance use disorder who interact with law enforcement or the court system and analyze the barriers they face to accessing treatment.  Not later than April 1, 2018, the commission shall publish its first year’s findings and recommendations for a restoration center, together with drafts of legislation necessary to carry out those recommendations.  The findings shall include a report on the current capacity to provide behavioral health services to individuals suffering from mental illness or substance use disorder, which shall include, but not be limited to, the type of services pre- and post-release, location of services, type of patients served and barriers to diverting individuals away from the criminal justice system and into treatment. The commission shall hold its first meeting not later than 30 days after the effective date of this act.”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-914-R1

Redraft EPS 914

Shannon Grants

Ms. Donoghue, Messrs. Eldridge and Moore, Ms. L'Italien, Messrs. Montigny, Welch, Keenan, Rush, McGee, Brady, Hinds, Humason, O'Connor, Boncore, Lesser and Cyr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8100-0111, <w:t>by striking out the figure “$5,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$7,000,000”</w:t>


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-915

EPS 915

Fitchburg Public Safety Improvements

Ms. Flanagan moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8000-0600, by adding the at the end thereof the following: "provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended to the city of Fitchburg for public safety improvements."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-918

EPS 918

Sex Offender Registration Fees

Messrs. Tarr and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by adding the following section:-

"SECTION __ .  Section 178Q of chapter 6 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:-

The sex offender registry board shall, within 30 days of a sex offender's failure of the requirement under this section to pay said sex offender registry fee or any portion thereof, report to the department of revenue and the registry of motor vehicles the offender's name, other necessary identifying information as determined by the commissioner of the department of revenue or the registry of motor vehicles, and the unpaid amount of any sex offender registration fee owed.  The department of revenue shall intercept payment of such unpaid fee from tax refunds due to persons and provide the amount intercepted to the sex offender registry board in accordance with the provisions of chapter 62D.  The registry of motor vehicles shall not issue or renew a driver's license, or motor vehicle registration for any vehicle subsequently purchased, to any offender reported with an unpaid sex offender registration fee until it receives subsequent notification from the sex offender registry board that the reported offender's fee has been paid."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-919

EPS 919

Providing Oversight of Crime Labs

Messrs. Tarr and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after Section __, the following section:-

 

“SECTION __.  Chapter 6 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 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 (IOS).   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;

The oversight board shall consider the input of the forensic sciences advisory board prior to implementing said rules and regulations.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-920

EPS 920

Justice Reinvestment Reserve

Mr. Tarr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0330-0613, by striking out the line item in its entirety


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-921

EPS 921

Access to Level 1 Sex Offender Information for Child Care Facilities

Messrs. Tarr and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section__, the following new section:

“SECTION __. Chapter 6 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 178J the following section:-

Section 178J ½. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, a designated point of contact person from the department of early education and care, a public or private pre-kindergarten school or a child care program or provider licensed by said department may request sex offender registry information, including, but not limited to information pertaining to level 1 sex offenders, from the board or the local police department as follows:

(i) Any designated point of contact person making a written request to the board pursuant to this section shall receive at no cost from the board a report which indicates whether an individual identified by name, date of birth or sufficient personal identifying characteristics is a sex offender with an obligation to register pursuant to this chapter, the offenses for which the offender was convicted or adjudicated and the dates of such convictions or adjudications. Any records of inquiry shall be kept confidential, except that the records may be disseminated to assist or defend in a criminal prosecution.  All reports to point of contact persons making inquiries shall include a warning regarding the criminal penalties for use of sex offender registry information to commit a crime or to engage in illegal discrimination or harassment of an offender and the punishment for threatening to commit a crime under section 4 of chapter 275. The board shall not release information identifying the victim by name, address or relation to the offender.

(ii) Any designated point of contact person making a request through the local police department pursuant to this section shall: (1) appear in person at such police station and present proper identification; and (2) complete and sign a record of inquiry designed by the board which shall include; (i) the name and address of the department, school, program or provider making such request, (ii) the name of the person that is the subject of the inquiry, or personal identifying information sufficient to allow the police to identify the subject of the inquiry and (iii) the reason for, and date and time of the inquiry.  If the search of the sex offender registry results in the identification of a sex offender required to register pursuant to this chapter, the police shall disseminate, to the point of contact person making the inquiry, the offenses for which the offender was convicted or adjudicated and the dates of such convictions or adjudications. The police shall not release information identifying the victim by name, address or the victim's relation to the offender.”.

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-922

EPS 922

Creating the Commonwealth Technical Rescue Regions and Coordinating Council

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

“SECTION __. SECTION 1. The General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, are hereby amended by inserting after Chapter 22E, the following chapter:-

Chapter 22F

TECHNICAL RESCUE REGIONS

Section 1.  The secretary of the executive office of public safety, hereinafter referred to as the secretary, and the state fire marshal, shall, in consultation with the Fire Chiefs’ Association of Massachusetts, Inc., create technical rescue regions across the commonwealth.

Each region shall provide for organization and coordination of technical rescue training, emergency technical rescue services, acquisition of emergency equipment, and receipt and distribution of federal, state and private monies received by appropriation, grant or as compensation for services provided under contract, as a means of providing resources to the city and town member fire departments for the coordinated delivery of technical rescue services.  The regions shall be comprised of 5 distinct geographical areas encompassing the commonwealth; provided, that the secretary may change such number of regions from time to time as needed.  The overall coordination of the regions shall be conducted by the technical rescue coordinating council.

Section 2.  (a) There shall be within the department of fire services of the executive office of public safety, but not under its control, a technical rescue coordinating council, hereinafter referred to as the council.  The council shall oversee and review the development of uniform standards, rules, procedures and regulations for the operation of a statewide regional technical rescue services program and the development of cost recovery mechanisms for certain technical rescue services provided by their regions; provided, however, that there shall be no cost recovery where (i) the responsible party is a resident of the commonwealth, (ii) the activity was not commercial in nature and (iii) the conduct which necessitated technical rescue services was not unlawful or reckless.

(b) The council may collect funds on behalf of the technical rescue regions, intended as compensation under contract, including but not limited to, any company who designates a fire department as a stand-by rescue team in order to meet the requirements imposed by 29 C.F.R. 1910 through the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration.  The funds shall be deposited into the Technical Rescue Services Fund, established by section 2SSSS of chapter 29.  The council shall receive and distribute to the technical rescue regions, any federal, state and private monies received by appropriation, grant, compensation for services provided under contract or by cost recovery for the purposes of delivering technical rescue services to the technical rescue regions and their member fire departments.

(c) The council shall consist of the governor’s secretary of executive office of public safety and security or designee, ex officio; the state fire marshal or designee, ex-officio; the president of the Fire Chiefs’ Association of Massachusetts, Inc., or a designee; the president of the Massachusetts Call and Volunteer Firefighters Association, Inc., or designee; 2 members of the Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts, of which 1 shall be a member of the technical rescue association; a state region member holding the rank of chief, 1 from each of the designated state technical rescue regions established pursuant to section 1; provided, that the chief is either an active member of the state technical rescue district team or has otherwise been qualified by meeting the requirements for technical rescuer as provided for in chapter 4 of NFPA 1006: Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications of the National Fire Protection Association, Inc.  Each of the state region members shall be appointed, by the governor, from a list of 2 names submitted by the Fire Chiefs’ Association of Massachusetts, Inc., for each region established pursuant to section 1. No person shall receive compensation for service as a member of the council but shall receive from the commonwealth, reimbursement for all expenses necessarily incurred in connection with his or her official duties.

The governor shall appoint each member for a term of 3 years.  Any member shall be eligible for reappointment.  The majority of the council shall constitute a quorum to conduct business but a lesser number may adjourn from time to time.  The council shall annually elect a chair and vice-chair from its members; provided, however, that no member shall serve as chair or vice-chair for more than 2 consecutive years.  The department of fire services may, subject to appropriation, employ an executive secretary and may employ such clerical, technical or other assistants as may be required to assist the council in the performance of its duties.

Section 3.  The council, in addition to other powers conferred to it by this chapter, shall assist in the coordination of all persons and agencies in the state concerned with technical rescue services.  Distribution and use of funds by the council, for use by the technical rescue regions, shall be governed by the rules and regulations promulgated by the council.  Such rules and regulations shall recognize the following goals and objectives for the use and disbursement of such funds:

(1)maintenance and operation of technical rescue regions;

(2)maintenance and operation of regional technical rescue equipment; and

(3)training of regional technical rescue personnel to include initial and in service training including but not limited to payment of backfill and overtime for team members.

Section 4. The council shall make an annual report to the secretary on or before June 30, which shall include but not be limited to, an accounting of all monies received and distributed as authorized by this chapter.

SECTION 2. Chapter 29 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 2RRRR the following section:-

Section 2SSSS.   There shall be established and set up on the books of the commonwealth a separate fund, to be known as the Technical Rescue Services Fund consisting of any amounts appropriated by the general court or received by appropriation, grant or as compensation for services under contract or reimbursement for associated costs of technical rescue services, including but not limited to costs for administration, personnel, overtime and fringe benefits incurred by the department of fire services pursuant to chapter 22E of the and any income derived from the interest thereon.  All monies credited to the fund shall be used, not subject to appropriation, for the purposes provided for in said chapter 22D½. No expenditure made from the fund shall cause the fund to become deficit at the close of the fiscal year.

SECTION 3. Section 1 shall take effect on July 30, 2016."

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-923

EPS 923

Expanding DCF Background Check

Messrs. Tarr and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after Section __, the following section:-

SECTION __. Chapter 18B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section:-

“SECTION 26. As part of the department’s licensing and background record check process, the department shall conduct fingerprint-based checks of the state and national criminal history databases, as authorized by 42 U.S.C. Section 16962, for all applicants to be adoptive or foster parents and their household members age 15 or older. Authorized department staff may receive criminal offender record information and the results of state and national criminal history databases checks, pursuant to 42 U.S.C. Section 16962. The department shall handle the information obtained under this section pursuant to section 167 to 178, inclusive, of chapter 6.

As part of the department’s approval process, the department, prior to issuing any approval, shall: (1) obtain from the sex offender registry board all available sex offender registry information associated with the address of the center, home or facility; and (2) conduct fingerprint-based checks of the state and national criminal history databases, pursuant to Public Law 92-544, that are required under this subsection. The fingerprint-based checks of the state and national criminal history databases shall be conducted, pursuant to Public Law 92-544, to determine the suitability of all applicants for employment, interns and volunteers who have the potential for unsupervised contact with children in any department-approved program. The fingerprint-based checks shall also be required to determine the suitability of any individual who provides transportation services on behalf of any department-approved program. Authorized department staff may receive all criminal offender record information and the results of checks of state and national criminal history information databases pursuant to Public Law 92-544. When the department obtains the results of checks of state and national criminal information databases, it shall treat the information according to sections 167 to 178, inclusive, of chapter 6 and the regulations thereunder regarding criminal offender record information.”

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-924

EPS 924

DCF Out of State

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

“SECTION __. Section 1 of chapter 119 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, in line 34, after the word “therein.”, the following new sentence: - In the circumstance that a child the under care of the department is a resident of a state other than Massachusetts, the department shall utilize appropriate resources to return the child back to his state of residency.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-925

EPS 925

Resolve to Stop the Violence Project

Messrs. Eldridge, Lewis and Brady, Ms. Creem, Messrs. Moore and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item XXXX-XXXX, by inserting after item 8900-1100 the following item:-

"xxxx-xxxx For the re-entry program Resolve to Stop the Violence Project at the department of correction intended to reduce recidivism rates; provided, that the department shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than September 1, 2020 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 ........................................ $300,000"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-926-R1

Redraft EPS 926

Franklin Sheriff’s Office Active Bystander Training Pilot

Mr. Hinds moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8910-0108, <w:t>by adding at the end thereof the following:- “provided that $100,000 shall be appropriated for a pilot program for training active bystanders; provided further, that the pilot program may pursue opportunities for matching funds”</w:t>


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-928

EPS 928

Quincy Fire Department Hazardous Material Response Team

Mr. Keenan moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8324-0000, by adding at the end thereof the following:- “; provided further, that $50,000 shall be provided for the city of Quincy fire department hazardous materials response team"; and in said item, by striking out the figures “$24,201,575” and inserting in place thereof the figures "$24,251,575”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-929

EPS 929

Public Safety Improvements in the Town of Braintree

Messrs. Keenan and Timilty 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 $150,000 shall be expended to the town of Braintree for public safety improvements”; and in said item, by striking out the figures “$2,583,464” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$2,733,464”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-930

EPS 930

Plymouth County Fire Mutual Aid Radio Network

Messrs. Keenan, O'Connor and Brady moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8324-0000, by adding at the end thereof the following:- “; and provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Fire Chiefs’ Association of Plymouth County to develop and upgrade the emergency radio communications system in Plymouth County”; and in said item, by striking out the figures “$24,201,575” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$24,301,575”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-931

EPS 931

DOC Main Operating

Ms. Flanagan moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8900-0001, by striking out the figure "$615,539,903" and inserting in place thereof the figure:- "$624,942,385".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-933-R1

Redraft EPS 933

Suffolk County Children's Advocacy Center

Ms. Forry moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 4800-0038, <w:t xml:space="preserve">by adding the following: “provided further that funding shall be expended on children’s advocacy centers, services for child victims of sexual assault; and provided further, that not less than $140,000 be expended for the Suffolk County Children’s Advocacy Center”. and in said item by striking out the figure "$291,471,283" and inserting in its place "$291,611,283". </w:t>


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-934

EPS 934

National Guard Tuition and Fees

Messrs. Rush and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8700-0001, by striking out the figure “$3,750,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-“$7,718,444”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-935

EPS 935

Dover Emergency Preparedness

Mr. Rush 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 $30,000 shall be expended to the Town of Dover to modernize Emergency Operations Management established in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Comprehensive Emergency Operations plan”; and in said item, by striking out the figures “$2,583,464” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$2,613,464”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-936

EPS 936

Needham Public Safety Improvements

Messrs. Rush and Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8000-0600, by adding at the end thereof the following:- "; provided that not less than $80,000 shall be expended to the town of Needham for public safety improvements"; and in said item, by striking out the figures “$2,583,464” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$2,663,464”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-937-R2

2nd Redraft EPS 937

Security Enhancement Grant Program for Nonprofits at high risk of terrorist attack

Ms. Chandler, Messrs. Moore and Lesser and Ms. Creem moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8000-0600, <w:t>by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for a nonprofit security grant pilot program to provide support for target hardening and other physical security enhancements to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of terrorist attack and are ineligible for the United States Department of Homeland Security’s Nonprofit Security Grant Program based on their location”; and in said section 2, in said item 8000-0600, by striking out the figure “$2,533,464” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$2,608,464”.</w:t>


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-939

EPS 939

Elevator Inspections

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

“SECTION __. Section 22 (a) (5) of chapter 22 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following words:- “and provided further, that any fines assessed under section 65 of chapter 143 shall be calculated solely in accordance with said section 65.”;

SECTION __. Said section 65 of chapter 143, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 23 and 25, each time it appears, the figure “$100” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$50”.

SECTION __. Said section 65 of chapter 143, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 35, the figure “$5,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,000”.

SECTION __. Said section 65 of chapter 143, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 36, the figure “$20,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$5,000”.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-940

EPS 940

Elimination of Parole Fees, Part 1

Messrs. Brownsberger and Barrett and Ms. Chang-Diaz moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting, after section ___, the following new sections:-

 

Section ___. Section 368 of Chapter 26 of the Acts of 2003, as amended by Section 10 of Chapter 303 of the Acts of 2006, is hereby repealed.

 

Section ___. Section 133A of Chapter 127 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition of the General Laws, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following language:-

 

"In no instance shall the parole board assess any fee or surcharge upon a person granted a parole permit."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-941

EPS 941

Elimination of Parole Fees, Part 2

Messrs. Brownsberger and Barrett and Ms. Chang-Diaz moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8950-0008, by striking out the words “, that the parole board may expend not more than $600,000 from revenues collected from fees charged for parolee supervision; provided further"; 

and by further striking out the words “; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained 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”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-942

EPS 942

Regulating Sex Offender Registration in the 21st Century

Messrs. Tarr and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section __ the following new sections:-

SECTION __. Section 178C of Chapter 6 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the definition of “Agency”, the following new definition:- “Electronic alias, address and domain”, any electronic mail, website registrations, messaging and chat service aliases, websites and domains either personally owned and operated or otherwise owned and operated by a third party with the purpose of displaying, soliciting or otherwise posting information, entries and aliases associated with either web-based applications and databases, or aliases used and/or stored on personal computers that may be transmitted for use during any communication.

SECTION __. Section 178D of Chapter 6 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended in subparagraph (a) by inserting after the words “aliases used,” in line 11 the following:- all electronic aliases, addresses and domains

SECTION __. Section 178D of Chapter 6 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended in the second paragraph by inserting after clause (i) in line 37 the following new clause:- ( _ ) the offender’s electronic aliases, addresses and domains;

SECTION __. Section 178E of Chapter 6 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the words “the sex offender’s name,” in line 28 the following:- all electronic aliases, addresses and domains,

SECTION __. Section 178E of Chapter 6 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the words “failure to do so” in line 56 the following:- , to give notice of a change of electronic alias, address or domain, or the addition of an electronic alias, address or domain and the penalties for failure to do so

SECTION __. Section 178E of Chapter 6 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended in paragraph (b) by inserting after the words “sex offender’s name,” in line 66 the following:- all electronic aliases, addresses and domains,

SECTION __. Section 178E of Chapter 6 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended in paragraph (c) by inserting after the words “sex offender’s name,” in lines 99-100 the following:- all electronic aliases, addresses and domains,

SECTION __. Section 178E of Chapter 6 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended in paragraph (g) by inserting after the words “sex offender’s name,” in line 149 the following:- all electronic aliases, addresses and domains,

SECTION __. Section 178E of Chapter 6 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended in paragraph (h) by inserting after the words “sex offender’s name,” in lines 166-167 the following:- all electronic aliases, addresses and domains,

SECTION __. Section 178E of Chapter 6 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended in paragraph (l) by inserting after the words “sex offender’s name,” in lines 212-123 the following:- all electronic aliases, addresses and domains,

SECTION __. Section 178E of Chapter 6 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended in paragraph (o) by inserting after the words “sex offender’s name,” in line 246 the following:- all electronic aliases, addresses and domains,

SECTION __. Section 178E of Chapter 6 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended in paragraph (q) by inserting after the words “the student’s name,” in line 272 the following:- all electronic aliases, addresses and domains;

SECTION __. Section 178F of Chapter 6 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended in the first paragraph by inserting after the words “sex offender’s name,” in lines 6-7 the following:- all electronic aliases, addresses and domains,

SECTION __. Section 178F of Chapter 6 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended in the first paragraph by inserting after the words “sex offender’s name,” in line 17 the following:- all electronic aliases, addresses and domains,

SECTION __. Section 178H of Chapter 6 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended in paragraph (a) by inserting after clause (iii) in line 3 the following new clause:- ( _ ) fails to give notice of a change of electronic alias, address or domain, or the addition of an electronic alias, address or domain;

SECTION __. Section 178J of Chapter 6 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended in clause (1) of paragraph (b) by inserting after the words “specific individual by name” in line 26 the following:- , electronic alias, address or domain

SECTION __. Section 178J of Chapter 6 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended in paragraph (c) by inserting after clause (1) the following new clause:- ( _ ) all electronic aliases, addresses and domains;

SECTION __. Section 178K of Chapter 6 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended in subparagraph (c) of paragraph (2) by inserting after clause (i) in line 148 the following new clause:- ( _ ) all electronic aliases, addresses and domains;

SECTION_. Chapter 6 of the General Laws, as so appearing is hereby further amended by inserting after section 178Q the following new section:-

“Section 178R. For any offender that received a final classification of level 3, the hearing officer that made such determination may also make a recommendation, in their written decision that the board classify such offender as a sexually violent predator as defined under section 178C of chapter 6 and 830 CMR 1.31. The board must also consider and make written findings.

The board shall annually report on the number of offenders classified as a sexually violent predator

SECTION_.  Notwithstanding any general or special law the sex offender registry board shall submit to the clerks of the house and senate, the joint committee on public safety, the joint committee on the judiciary the number of offenders classified as a sexually violent predator since 2003.

 

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-943

EPS 943

Parole Board

Mr. Brownsberger moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8950-0001, by striking out the figure "$16,100,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$16,161,000."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-944

EPS 944

Barnstable County Sheriffs Department

Messrs. deMacedo and Cyr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8910-8200, by striking out the figures “$28,386,872” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$30,031,516”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-945

EPS 945

Animal Control Officer Vehicle for Cohasset, Norwell, and Hull

Mr. O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8000-0600, in line 11, by inserting after the "reimbursements;" the following:-

"provided further, that no less than $50,000 shall be expended for the purchase of a light duty truck for the animal control officers in the towns of Cohasset, Norwell, and Hull"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-946

EPS 946

Pembroke Herring Run

Mr. deMacedo 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 $100,000 shall be expended for the repair and construction of a bridge to allow handicapped access and for the installation of a fish ladder at Herring Run park in the town of Pembroke”; and in said item, by striking out the figures “$2,583,464” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$2,683,464”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-947

EPS 947

Dracut Public Safety Marsh Hill

Ms. L'Italien 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 Dracut for communications tower replacement for Marsh Hill"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-948

EPS 948

Bristol County Fire Chiefs

Messrs. Rodrigues, Pacheco, Timilty, Brady and Montigny moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8324-0000, by inserting after “program” the following: “; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Fire Chiefs Association of Bristol County to develop, upgrade and maintain the emergency radio communications system in Bristol County, and to provide equipment and training support to the Regional Technical Rescue Team in Bristol County;" and in said item by striking out the figures “$24,201,575” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$24,301,575.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-949

EPS 949

Further clarifying the definition of fentanyl trafficking

Messrs. deMacedo, Humason, Tarr and Ross, Ms. Lovely, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Brady, Rush, O'Connor and Moore and Ms. Flanagan moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after Section X, the following new section:- 

“Section 32E of chapter 94C of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking out subsection (c1/2), as inserted by chapter 136 of the acts of 2015, and inserting in place thereof the following subsection:-

(c1/2) Any person who traffics in fentanyl, by knowingly or intentionally manufacturing, distributing, dispensing or possessing with intent to manufacture, distribute or dispense or by bringing into the commonwealth a net weight of 10 grams or more of any mixture containing fentanyl or a derivative of fentanyl shall be punished by a term of imprisonment in state prison for not more than 20 years.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-950-R1

Redraft EPS 950

On-Site Academy

Ms. Flanagan, Messrs. Eldridge, Keenan, Lewis, Moore, deMacedo, Timilty, Ross, Rush, Pacheco and McGee, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Fattman, Brady, Welch and Montigny, Ms. O'Connor Ives, Messrs. Tarr and Brownsberger, Ms. Lovely, Messrs. Cyr, Lesser, O'Connor and Humason, Ms. L'Italien and Ms. Chandler moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8324-0000, <w:t>by striking out, in line 46, the word “residential”; and in said section 2, in said item 8324-0000, by inserting after the word “services”, in line 46, the following words:- “; provided further, that $200,000 shall be allocated by the department for On-Site Academy to provide training and treatment programs for correction officers for critical incident stress management”; and in said section 2, in said item 8324-0000, by striking out the figure “$24,201,575” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$24,401,575”.</w:t>


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-951-R2

2nd Redraft EPS 951

Body Camera Task Force

Mr. Moore moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, <w:t>by inserting after section 100 the following section:-</w:t>

“SECTION 100A. (a) There shall be a task force to develop uniform recommendations to assist state and municipal police departments in the deployment of body cameras. The task force shall review all available data from completed and ongoing body camera pilot programs in the commonwealth as well as best practices from other states to develop a uniform policy for the state and municipal police departments. The task force recommendations shall include, but not be limited to: (i) the use of cameras; (ii) addressing privacy protections; (iii) a policy for retention of and access to video footage; (iv) enforcement; and (v) reporting and program evaluation.

(b) The task force shall consist of: (i) the secretary of public safety and security or a designee, who shall serve as chair; (ii) the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts, Inc. or a designee; (iii) the colonel of the state police or a designee; (iv) the court administrator of the trial court or a designee; (v) the president of the State Police Association of Massachusetts or a designee; and (vii) 4 members to be appointed by the governor from geographically diverse regions, 1 of whom shall represent a police department in a municipality that has utilized body cameras with a population greater than 100,000, 1 of whom shall represent a police department in a municipality that has utilized body cameras with a population less than 55,000, 1 of whom shall represent a municipal law enforcement labor organization and 1 of whom shall be a public defender.

(c) Not later than March 1, 2018, the task force shall report its findings as well any recommended legislation to the clerks of the senate and house of representatives, who shall forward the same to the chairs of the joint committee on public safety and homeland security.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-952

EPS 952

Millis Police and Fire Communications Upgrades

Mr. Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8324-0000, by adding at the end thereof the following:- “provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended to the Town of Millis for improvements to the wiring and communications abilities of the Millis Police and Fire Departments;” and in said item, by striking out the figures “$24,201,575” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$24,301,575”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-954-R1

Redraft EPS 954

Recreational Vehicles

Mr. Moore moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, <w:t>by inserting after section 38 the following section:-</w:t>

“SECTION 38A. Chapter 90B of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 22A the following section:-

Section 22B. A person who acquires a snow vehicle or recreation vehicle shall apply for a certificate of title. The application shall be made not more than 10 days after taking ownership of the snow vehicle or recreation vehicle. The division shall not accept a new application for registration of a snow vehicle or recreation vehicle until the owner of the vehicle applies to the director for a certificate of title. The application for a certificate of title shall be made to the division on a form prescribed by the division that shall include: (i) the name and address of the owner; (ii) a description of the snow vehicle or recreation vehicle; (iii) the name and address of the purchaser and the date of purchase; (iv) the name and address of any holder of a security interest; and (v) any other information that the division may prescribe. The division shall file each application received and, when the division is satisfied that the application is genuine and that the applicant is entitled to the issuance of a certificate of title, shall issue a certificate of title for the vehicle. The division shall maintain a record of the certificates of title issued: (a) under a distinctive title number assigned to the vehicle; (b) under the identifying number of the vehicle; and (c) alphabetically under the name of the owner. The application shall be accompanied by the prescribed fee and by any evidence that the division shall reasonably require establishing that the applicant is entitled to a certificate of title or a noted security interest. A certificate of title shall be required as proof of ownership of a snow vehicle or recreation vehicle on an application for registration as required by this chapter.

The division may cancel a certificate of title for due cause under law. A person aggrieved by a ruling or decision of the division under this section may appeal, in writing, to the department. The fees for the issuance of a certificate of title and the notation of a security interest or other lien or encumbrance shall be determined by the commissioner; provided, however, that the fee shall be not less than $25. Fees collected pursuant to this section shall be deposited into the Massachusetts Environmental Police Trust Fund established in section 2LLLL of chapter 29.

A person shall not possess or sell a snow vehicle or recreation vehicle without an original title or a legally transferred title. A person convicted of a violation of this paragraph shall be punished by a fine of $100 for the first offense. A person convicted of a second or subsequent violation of this paragraph shall be punished by a fine of not less than $250 but not more than $500.

Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the division of law enforcement shall accept a valid certificate of registration issued by the registrar to the owner of a snow vehicle or recreation vehicle being used on paved roads as proof of sales tax paid when an application for certificate of registration of a snow vehicle or a recreation vehicle for use off road is being made.”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-955

EPS 955

State Crime Lab

Messrs. Moore and Eldridge moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8100-1004, by striking out the figures "$18,652,853" and inserting in place thereof the following figures:- "$20,147,682".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-957

EPS 957

Dispute Resolution

Messrs. Welch and Lesser moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8900-0001, by inserting the following:- "provided further, that not less than $68,000 shall be expended for Dispute Resolutions Services, Inc. of Springfield”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-958

EPS 958

UMass Memorial EMS

Mr. Moore and Ms. Chandler moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8100-1001, by adding at the end thereof the following: "provided further, the department shall execute a service contract with UMass Memorial Emergency Medical Services for no more than $60,000 for emergency and tactical medical support services"; and in said item, by striking out the figure "$278,832,693" and inserting in place thereof the figure "$278,892,693".

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-959

EPS 959

Worcester County Public Safety

Mr. Moore and Ms. Chandler 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 $27,000 shall be expended to the town of Upton for public safety improvements; provided further, that not less than $54,000 shall be expended for public safety improvements for the Millbury Public School District; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended to the city of Worcester for public safety operations; provided further, that not less than $9,000 shall be expended to the town of Northbridge for public safety improvements; provided further, that not less than $40,000 shall be expended to the town of Auburn for public safety improvements”; and in said item, by striking out the figures “$2,583,464” and inserting in place thereof the figures "$2,788,464".

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-960

EPS 960

Black Men of Greater Springfield, Inc

Messrs. Welch and Lesser moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8000-0600, by inserting the following:- "provided, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended to the Black Men of Greater Springfield, Inc. to implement the W.E.B DuBois Academy Saturday School, W.E.B DuBois Academy Summer Camping Program, and the unity grants program in Springfield".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-961

EPS 961

Extrication Tool for Plainville Fire Department

Mr. Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8324-0000, by adding at the end thereof the following:- “provided further, that not less than $10,000 shall be expended to the town of Plainville for the purchase of an extrication tool for their Fire Department;” and in said item, by striking out the figures “$24,201,575” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$24,211,575”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-962

EPS 962

DFS Technical Correction

Mr. Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8324-0000, by striking out the words:- “critical incident stress intervention programs and”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-966

EPS 966

Hampshire County Sheriff

Messrs. Lesser, Humason and Hinds moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8910-0110, by striking out the figure "$14,157,552" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$15,143,130"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-968

EPS 968

Bristol County Sheriff's Office

Mr. Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8910-8300, by striking out the figures “$47,244,170” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$53,496,678”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-969

EPS 969

Parole Board Operations

Messrs. Rush, Ross, Moore and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8950-0001, by striking out the figure “$16,100,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$16,161,107”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-970

EPS 970

Hampden County Sheriff

Messrs. Lesser, Hinds, Welch and Humason moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8910-0102, by striking out the figure "$72,046,553" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$73,500,000"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-971

EPS 971

MEMA Retained Revenue

Messrs. Keenan, Rush, Fattman, Ross and Moore and Ms. Gobi moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting item:

8800-0500 For the Massachusetts emergency management agency, which may collect and expend an amount not to exceed $200,000 to provide emergency management services provided, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained 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 .....................$200,000


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-972

EPS 972

Naloxone Availability Special Commission

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

"SECTION __. Notwithstanding any special or general law there shall be a special commission to study the alternatives and develop recommendations to broaden the availability of naloxone without prescription, including but not limited to recommendations on the standing order process, the collaborative practice agreement process, and/or legislative recommendations.

The special commission shall consist of: the secretary of health and human services or their designee, who shall serve as chair; the commissioner of the division of insurance or their designee; three members to be appointed by the governor, which shall include: one person who is a prescribing physician, one person who is a stakeholder within a retail pharmacy company, and one member of the general citizenry impacted by the opiate epidemic; two members of the House of Representatives, one of whom to be appointed by the minority leader; two members of the Senate, one of whom to be appointed by the minority leader; the director of the board of pharmacy or their designee; the director of the bureau of substance abuse services or their designee; provided, however, that the first meeting of the commission shall take place not later than January 1, 2018.

The special commission shall submit its recommendations, together with drafts of any legislation, to the clerks of the House of Representatives and the Senate, the chairs of the joint committee on mental health and substance abuse not later than May 1, 2018."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-973

EPS 973

Mendon Public Safety Improvements

Mr. Fattman 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 $50,000 shall be expended for a feasibility and design study for a new public safety building in the town of Mendon”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-976-R1

Redraft EPS 976

Solitary Confinement Reporting

Ms. Creem, Messrs. Eldridge and Cyr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8900-0001, <w:t>by inserting after the figure “2017”, in line 19, the following words:- "; provided further, that the department shall use a portion of the appropriated funds to prepare and make available to the public 2 reports on the use of solitary confinement, also known as segregation, in state prisons; provided further, that 1 of the reports shall cover the period from July 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017, inclusive, and 1 of the reports shall cover the period from January 1, 2018 to June 30, 2018, inclusive; provided further, that such reports shall include, but not be limited to: (i) the number of prisoners subject to solitary confinement; (ii) the length of time spent in solitary confinement; (iii) the number of prisoners with serious mental illness subject to solitary confinement; (iv) the number of prisoners 21 years of age or younger subject to solitary confinement; (v) the number of suicides of prisoners who were in or had spent time in solitary confinement; (vi) instances of force used by department personnel against prisoners in solitary confinement; (vii) the number of prisoners released directly into the community from solitary confinement or released into the community not more than 30 days after having been in solitary confinement; and (viii) the racial composition of prisoners subject to solitary confinement".</w:t>


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-977-R1

Redraft EPS 977

Fair and Equitable Line of Duty Death Benefits for Public Employees

Messrs. Lesser and Cyr, Ms. L'Italien, Messrs. Pacheco and McGee, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Brady and Timilty, Ms. Lovely, Messrs. Ross and Keenan, Ms. Creem, Messrs. Moore, Montigny, Brownsberger and O'Connor, Ms. Flanagan, Messrs. Eldridge and Welch, Ms. Forry, Messrs. Hinds and Boncore moved that the proposed new text be amended <w:t xml:space="preserve">by inserting, after section __, the following new section:- </w:t>

“SECTION X. Section 100A of Chapter 32, as amended in section 9 of chapter 5 of the acts of 2017, is hereby further amended by striking subsection (c) in its entirety and replacing it with the following:

(c) The killed in the line of duty benefit shall be a 1-time payment of $300,000 to the family of a deceased public employee. As used in this section deceased public employee shall mean any public employee working for state or county government, a Massachusetts public higher education institution, a municipality, public school department, or public school district or public authority who, while in the performance of his/her duties and as a result of incident, accident or violence, was killed or sustained injuries which were the direct and proximate cause of his/her death.

SECTION XX. Section 100A of Chapter 32 is further amended in subsection (d) by replacing each occurrence of the words “public safety employee” in this subsection with the words “public employee”

SECTION XXX. Section 16 of Chapter 15A is hereby amended by inserting after the word "corrections officer" the following words: - any public employee working for state or county government, a Massachusetts public higher education institution, a municipality, public school department, or public school district or public authority

SECTION XXXX.  Sections X through XXX, inclusive, shall take effect as of March 10, 2017 and shall apply to applications received by the state board of retirement under section 100A of chapter 32 of the General Laws on or after March 10, 2017.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-978

EPS 978

Townsend Police Department Radios

Ms. Flanagan 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 $65K be expended for the Police Department in the town of Townsend for new radio systems


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-979

EPS 979

Southampton Generation

Mr. Humason moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8000-0600, by inserting at the end thereof the following:- "provided further that $60,000 shall be expended for an emergency generator in the town of Southampton" and further in said item, by striking the figures "$3,350,000" and inserting in place thereof the following "$3,410,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-980-R3

3rd Redraft EPS 980

Periodic Crime Lab Audit

Messrs. Tarr and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1599-0054, <w:t>by inserting after the word “Institute”, in line 5, the following words:- “provided, that any funds from this item provided to any state laboratories shall be contingent upon the institute maintaining appropriate accreditations and continuing periodic audits ”.</w:t>


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-981

EPS 981

Municipal Truck Wash Facility in Wrentham

Mr. Ross 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 $40,000 shall be expended to the town of Wrentham to establish a local and regional municipal truck wash facility;” and in said item, by striking out the figures “$2,583,464” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$2,623,464”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-984-R1

Redraft EPS 984

Sheriffs Inmate Management System

Messrs. Timilty and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, <w:t>by inserting after item 8910-7110 the following item:</w:t>

"XXXX-XXXX  For the continued maintenance of the Massachusetts Sheriffs Inmate Management System.............$160,000"

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-985-R1

Redraft EPS 985

Tolland Public Safety

Mr. Humason moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8000-0600, <w:t xml:space="preserve">by inserting at the end thereof the following:- ";provided further that $100,000 shall be expended for repairs and improvements to the public works complex in the town of Tolland"; and further in said item by striking the figures "$2,583,464" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$2,683,464". </w:t>


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-986-R1

Redraft EPS 986

Crime Gun Data Analysis

Ms. Creem, Messrs. Eldridge and Brownsberger, Ms. Chang-Diaz, Messrs. Tarr, Moore and Humason moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8000-0600, <w:t>by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that the office of the secretary shall conduct or solicit proposals for a university or nonprofit to conduct an analysis of firearms trace data collected under section 131Q of chapter 140 of the General Laws and non-identifying gun sales transaction data held by the firearms records bureau; provided further, that the analysis shall determine: (i) the effectiveness of current reporting mechanisms for lost and stolen guns, including by identifying the number of guns traced to crime that were determined to have been lost or stolen and, of these, how many were reported lost or stolen prior to their use in the commission of a crime; and (ii) firearm purchase and sales patterns as they relate to firearms traced to crime, including an analysis of the number of guns traced to a crime that were originally purchased from each licensed gun dealer in the commonwealth or purchased through a secondary private seller; provided further, that the results of the analysis shall be compiled and reported to the clerks of the senate and house of representatives, the chairs of the joint committee on public safety and the colonel of the state police not later than February 1, 2018”.</w:t>


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-987

EPS 987

Franklin County Opioid Task Force

Mr. Rosenberg and Ms. Gobi moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8910-0108, after “2017”, the following:- “provided further that not less than $300,000 shall be expended for the Opioid Task Force of Franklin County and the North Quabbin”

And by striking out "$15,745,203" and inserting in place thereof "$16,045,203".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-988

EPS 988

Modernizing Millis Fire Department's SCBA Equipment

Mr. Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8324-0000, by inserting at the end thereof the following:- “provided further, that not less than $32,000 shall be expended to the Millis Fire Department for equipment modernization;” and in said item, by striking out the figures “$24,201,575” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$24,233,575”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-989-R2

2nd Redraft EPS 989

From Gang to College

Ms. Forry moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, <w:t xml:space="preserve">in item 7066-0040, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $135,000 shall be expended for the implementation of a gang to college pilot program to serve gang-involved youth from high-crime areas in the city of Boston enrolled in college pathway programs; provided further, that the funds shall be matched 2 to 1 by private funds”; and </w:t>

in said section 2, in said item 7066-0040, by striking out the figure “$250,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$385,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-990

EPS 990

Dukes County Sheriff

Mr. Cyr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8910-8400, by striking out the figure "$2,976,247" and inserting in place thereof the following figure "$3,978,926”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-991

EPS 991

DOC Fees Retained Revenue

Ms. Flanagan and Ms. Gobi moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by striking out item 8900-0050 and inserting in place thereof the following item:  “8900-0050 For the department of correction; provided, that the department may expend not more than $8,600,000 in revenues collected from existing assessments and the state criminal alien assistance program; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenue 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.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-992

EPS 992

Berkshire County Juvenile Resource Center

Mr. Hinds moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by striking line item 8910-0446


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-993

EPS 993

Sheldonville Fire Station

Mr. Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8324-0000, by adding at the end thereof the following:- “provided further, that not less than $500,000 shall be expended to the town of Wrentham to renew the Sheldonville Fire Station;” and in said item, by striking out the figures “$24,201,575” and inserting in place thereof the figures “24,701,575”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-994

EPS 994

Jaws of Life for Plainville Fire Department

Mr. Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 8324-0000, by adding at the end thereof the following:- “provided further, that not less than $10,000 shall be expended to the town of Plainville for the purchase of ‘jaws of life’ for its Fire Department;” and in said item, by striking out the figures “$24,201,575” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$24,211,575”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-997

EPS 997

Northwestern District Attorney

Messrs. Hinds and Humason and Ms. Gobi moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0340-0600, by striking out the figures ”$6,231,014” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$6,390,403”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2018-S3-998

EPS 998

Alcohol and Substance Abuse Center

Ms. Creem moved that the proposed new text be amended by striking section 56 in its entirety and inserting in place thereof the following:-

"SECTION 56. Clause (ii) of the first sentence of the fifth paragraph of section 35 of chapter 123 of the General Laws, as appearing in section 4 of chapter 8 of the acts of 2016, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “Bridgewater” the following words:- or other such facility as designated by the commissioner of correction, provided that no person committed under section 35 may be held at any such correctional facility after June 30, 2018, by which date the Executive Office of Health and Human Services shall determine the feasibility of establishing sufficient public or private treatment facilities, licensed or approved by the department of public health or the department of mental health, to ensure that no person committed under section 35 may be held in a correctional facility."