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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 38B: Requests and recommendations for appropriations and capital outlay programs or projects; public hearings; notice

Section 38B. The committee on ways and means of each branch of the general court shall conduct public hearings on all requests and recommendations for appropriations for the executive, judicial and legislative branches of the state government submitted under section 2 of Article LXIII of the Amendments to the Constitution. The house and senate committees on bonding, capital expenditures and state assets, or a committee of the general court having primary jurisdiction over requests and recommendations for capital outlay programs and projects which the governor submits to the general court, shall hold a hearing on such requests and recommendations. Any committee referred to in this section shall give 5 days public notice prior to holding such public hearings.