Amend the amendment by striking out all of section 7 and inserting the following:
7. Outside funding. Resolved: That the commission shall seek funding contributions of $1,500 to fund the costs of the study in fiscal year 2014-15. All funding is subject to approval by the Legislative Council in accordance with its policies. If $1,500 to fund the study has not been received by July 1, 2014, no meetings are authorized and no expenses of any kind may be incurred or reimbursed in fiscal year 2014-15; and be it further’
This amendment requires the Commission To Study the Effects of Coastal and Ocean Acidification and Its Existing and Potential Effects on Species That Are Commercially Harvested and Grown along the Maine Coast to seek the amount of $1,500 from outside sources for the costs of the study in this resolve. That amount must be raised by July 1, 2014 in order for the study to continue and the commission to hold meetings or to incur expenses in fiscal year 2014-15.