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Budget Summary FY2018

Outside Section 136
Data Current as of:  11/30/2017




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Cape Verdean Cultural Center

SECTION 136.   There shall be a special legislative commission established pursuant to section 2A of chapter 4 of the General Laws to investigate and study the feasibility of establishing a Cape Verdean cultural center in the city of Boston. The commission shall consist of: 1 member of the house of representatives, who shall serve as co-chair; 1 member of the senate, who shall serve as co-chair; 1 member appointed by the governor; 1 member appointed by the mayor of Boston; and not more than 7 additional members, who shall be selected by the co-chairs; provided, that, there shall be an odd number of members.

The commission shall investigate and study various methods for establishing a Cape Verdean cultural center in the city of Boston, including, but not limited to, the creation of a non-profit organization to oversee the construction and management of the cultural center, and shall consider the costs of each method.

All appointments to the commission shall be made on or before October 1, 2017. The commission shall report its findings, including any recommendations for legislation, to the clerks of the house of representatives and the senate on or before April 1, 2018.