Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-900-R1

Redraft ENV 900

Protect Massachusetts Fisheries

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo, O'Connor and Montigny moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2330-0100, , by adding at the end thereof the following:- "provided further, that no more than $150,000 shall be expended for the procurement by the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth of an independent study of the impacts of the Vineyard Wind energy generation project, so-called, on the commercial and recreational fisheries of the commonwealth, which may be utilized to serve as the basis for economic and other forms of mitigation for any identified adverse impacts, provided that said study shall be completed consistent with the permitting timeline and does not delay completion of said Vineyard Wind project”; and be striking out the figure “$1,017,194” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-“$1,167,294” .