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I disapprove the following items:
in Section 2
I disapprove Sections 57, 59, 159, 169, and 186.
I reduce the following items in Section 2 to the following amounts:
I reduce the following items in Section 2 to the following amounts, and disapprove the wording as indicated:
"; provided further, that $400,000 shall be expended for the operation of the Newburyport shellfish purification plant; provided further, that the division shall offer wet storage and desanding services at the Newburyport shellfish purification plant as laid out in the report dated March 1, 2012; provided further, that, for functions not being performed by the plant prior to July 1, 2012, the division may solicit competitive proposals for the utilization of excess processing capacity at the Newburyport shellfish purification plant, which may include proposals to offer wet storage and desanding services at the plant as described in the shellfish purification plant management plan dated March 1, 2012; provided further, that the division shall be under no obligation to consider or implement any proposal that the division determines would displace, impede or otherwise hinder the existing functions of the plant; provided further, that the division shall complete a report of its findings pursuant to this item not later than 6 months following the effective date of this act, and shall file that report with the clerks of the senate and house of representatives and with the house and senate committees on ways and means; provided further, that the division may enter into contracts based on proposals received and the division shall notify the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than 60 days prior to taking any such action; and provided further, that any proceeds derived from these activities shall be retained and shall be deposited into item 2330-0150"
"; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the operation of the Gardner Heritage State Park in the city of Gardner; provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for the development and maintenance of a pedestrian river walk in the city of Lowell along route 110; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for open space improvements in the city of Lowell"
"; provided further, that the department shall maintain not less than 626 continuing care inpatient beds in its system in fiscal year 2013; provided further, that of these 626 beds, 45 beds shall be continuing care inpatient beds on the campus of Taunton State Hospital; provided further, that the department shall maintain and operate these beds until the commission established in section 186 submits its report to the General Court; and provided further, that $100,000 shall be allocated for the purposes of hiring a consultant as established in section 186"
"; and provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended to Springfield Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc., in Springfield"
"; provided further, that no less than $250,000 shall be expended for a matching grant program to the Enrichment Center located in Mattapan"
"; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for a child safety grant in the town of North Reading"
"and fire department training academies "
", the Massachusetts and fire department training academies"
I reduce the following items in Section 2 by striking the wording as indicated and inserting in place thereof the following wording set forth below:
I return for amendment, pursuant to the authority vested in me by Article 56, as amended by Article 90, Section 3, of the Amendments to the Constitution, Sections 35, 36, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 52, 53, 54, 92, 152, 173, 174, 175, 176, 217, and 228. The text of my recommended amendments is set forth in separate letters of this date to the Senate and House of Representatives.
The remainder of this bill I approve.
Approved, July 08, 2012
at o'clock and minutes, .M.