Amendment #431 to H4879

Amendment regarding the inclusion of Certified Interior Designers on the Designer Selection Board

Representatives Haddad of Somerset and Poirier of North Attleborough move to amend the bill by inserting the following section:

 

SECTION XX: Section 45 of chapter 7C of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking out subsection (a) and inserting in place thereof the following:

Section 45. (a) There shall be located within the executive office for administration and finance a designer selection board consisting of 13 members. 10 members shall be appointed by the governor; 3 of whom shall be registered architects, or currently unregistered but with at least 10 years' experience as an architect registered by a national council of architectural registration boards member board or who may be architects emeritus; 3 of whom shall be certified interior designers with not less than 10 years of experience as a National Council for Interior Design Qualifications certified Massachusetts interior designer; 2 of whom shall be registered engineers or currently unregistered but with at least 10 years' experience as a registered engineer and none of whom shall have a record of disciplinary action; and 2 of whom shall be representatives of the public who are not architects, engineers or construction contractors. 1 member shall be appointed by the Massachusetts State Association of Architects who shall be a registered architect. 1 member shall be appointed by the government affairs council of design professionals who shall be a registered engineer. 1 member shall be appointed by Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts who shall be general contractor. No member shall have a record of disciplinary action. Members shall be appointed for terms of 2 years and may be reappointed for no more than 1 successive 2 year term. The director shall designate a representative, who shall be the project manager in the case of a project under the jurisdiction of the office of project management, to act as a nonvoting member of the board for each project under his jurisdiction under consideration by the board. No provision of this section shall operate to reduce the tenure of members of the board serving at the time of the effective date of this section.

 


Additional co-sponsor(s) added to Amendment #431 to H4879

Amendment regarding the inclusion of Certified Interior Designers on the Designer Selection Board

Representative:

Norman J. Orrall

Christopher Hendricks

David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf

Susan Williams Gifford

Steven S. Howitt

Kimberly N. Ferguson