Governor Charles D. Baker's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2016

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MBTA Resiliency Fund

SECTION 26.   Chapter 161A of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after section 18 the following section:-
Section 18A. There shall be established and set up on the books of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority a separate fund to be known as the Weather Resiliency Fund, which shall be used exclusively for financing operating costs, projects and programs to prevent and eliminate vulnerabilities within the authority to temperature, precipitation, flooding, drought and wildfire. There shall be credited to the fund through the annual operating budget such sums as determined by the authority's chief financial officer; provided further, that all expenditures from the fund must be approved by the chief financial officer and general manager.
 
 

Summary:
This section would establish a "Weather Resiliency Fund" on the books of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA).



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