Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-832-R1

Redraft ECO 832

Mass Cultural Council Financial Reporting

Mr. Kennedy, Ms. DiZoglio, Mr. Welch, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Tran, Boncore, Eldridge and Moore, Ms. Jehlen, Ms. Comerford, Messrs. Feeney, Lesser, Crighton, Cyr, Humason, Finegold, deMacedo and Timilty moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0640-0300, by striking out, in lines 11 to 13, inclusive, the words "and provided further, that not less than 80 per cent of the appropriation for this item shall be expended on grants and subsidies" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- "provided further, that the council shall expend from any source an amount not less than 75 per cent of the amount of this item on grants and subsidies; provided further, that the public funds provided under this item shall be spent in accordance with spending policies adopted by the council’s appointed governing board; provided further, that not later than October 1, 2019, the council shall submit its board-approved fiscal year 2020 spending plan, including the amounts to be expended on grants, subsidies and other items, and its spending guidelines to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on tourism, arts and cultural development”.