Amendment #56 to H4912

Investing in Working & Environmental Justice Communities

Ms. Robinson of Framingham move to amend the bill, as amended, by adding the following section:


SECTION X. Section 7 of said chapter 21N, as so appearing, is hereby amended by adding the following subsection:


"Any proceeds recovered from market-based compliance measures established by this chapter, excluding any funds devoted to household rebates pursuant to this chapter, shall ensure no less than forty (40) percent of the available monies raised be used to benefit low-income households, regardless of location, through spending on greenhouse gas reducing programs and projects located within the boundaries of, and benefiting individuals living in, low-income and environmental justice communities. Low income shall be defined for this purpose as households with incomes at or below sixty (60) percent of state median household income."


Additional co-sponsor(s) added to Amendment #56 to H4912

Investing in Working & Environmental Justice Communities


Lindsay N. Sabadosa

Kenneth I. Gordon

Michelle M. DuBois

Jack Patrick Lewis

Danillo A. Sena

Mindy Domb

Kay Khan

Tram T. Nguyen

Jonathan Hecht

David M. Rogers

Patrick Joseph Kearney

Tami L. Gouveia

Denise Provost

Nika C. Elugardo

David Paul Linsky

Carmine Lawrence Gentile

Thomas M. Stanley

Steven Ultrino

Kate Lipper-Garabedian

Natalie M. Higgins

Michelle L. Ciccolo

David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf

Christine P. Barber

Kevin G. Honan

Sean Garballey

Lori A. Ehrlich

John H. Rogers

Mike Connolly

Elizabeth A. Malia

Antonio F. D. Cabral

John J. Lawn, Jr.

Carol A. Doherty

Christina A. Minicucci