Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-90
Permanent Commission on The Status of Citizens of Haitian Descent
Messrs. Collins and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0950-0000, by inserting at the end thereof the following:- "provided further, that not less than $300,000 shall be expended on the establishment of a permanent commission on the status of citizens of Haitian descent. 2 persons appointed by the governor, 2 persons appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives, 2 persons appointed by the president of the senate, 2 persons appointed by the state treasurer, 2 persons appointed by the state secretary, and 2 persons appointed by the attorney general. Members of the commission shall be drawn from citizens of the commonwealth who have demonstrated a commitment to the Haitian American community. Members shall be subject to the provisions of chapter 268A as they apply o special state employees." and in said item by striking the figures "$300,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figures:-"$600,000"