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FISCAL YEAR 2006 RESOURCE SUMMARY ($000)
DEPARTMENT
FY 2006
Budgetary
Recommendations

FY 2006
Federal, Trust,
and ISF

FY 2006
Total
Spending

FY 2006
Budgetary
Non-Tax Revenue

Office of the Attorney General 35,595  16,024  51,619  8,715 
Victim and Witness Assistance Board 1,018  7,662  8,679 

TOTAL       36,613  23,686    60,299  8,715 
 
Office of the Attorney General 51,619,401
 
Budgetary Direct Appropriations 35,595,305
Direct Appropriations  
 
 Office of the Attorney General  
   0810-0000   For the office of the attorney general, including the administration of the local consumer aid fund, the operation of the anti-trust division, all regional offices, a high-tech crime unit, and the victim and witness compensation program; provided, that the victim and witness compensation program shall be administered in accordance with chapters 258B and 258C of the General Laws; and provided further, that funds may be expended for the commission on uniform state laws 21,283,945
 
 Compensation to Victims of Violent Crimes  
   0810-0004   For compensation to victims of violent crimes; provided, that notwithstanding the provisions of chapter 258C of the General Laws, if a claimant is 60 years of age or older at the time of the crime and is not employed or receiving unemployment compensation, such claimant shall be eligible for compensation in accordance with said chapter 258C even if the claimant has suffered no out-of-pocket loss; provided further, that compensation to such claimant shall be limited to a maximum of $50; and provided further, that notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, victims of the crime of rape shall be notified of all available services designed to assist rape victims including, but not limited to, the provisions outlined in section 5 of chapter 258B of the General Laws 2,156,000
 
 Saltonstall Rent Costs  
   0810-0006   For rental costs and rental lease obligations associated with the office of the attorney general at the Leverett Saltonstall building in fiscal year 2006 2,414,150
 
 Overtime for State Police Assigned to the Attorney General  
   0810-0007   For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the attorney general; provided, that no such costs associated with said officers shall be funded from item 8100-0007 486,517
 
Highway Fund 88.20%
General Fund 11.80%
 
 
 Public Utilities Proceedings  
   0810-0014   For the operation of the public utilities proceedings unit, pursuant to section 11E of chapter 12 of the General Laws 1,409,028
 
 Judicial Proceedings for Fuel Charge  
   0810-0017   For the expenses related to judicial proceedings relevant to the fuel charge; provided, that an amount equal to this appropriation shall be assessed to the electric industry pursuant to section 3 of chapter 24A of the General Laws 73,500
 
 Medicaid Fraud Control Unit  
   0810-0021   For the operation of the Medicaid fraud control unit; provided, that the federal reimbursement for any expenditure from this item shall not be less than 75 per cent of such expenditure 2,687,349
 
 Wage Enforcement Program  
   0810-0045   For the operation of the wage enforcement program 3,105,528
 
 Merit Rating System  
   0810-0201   For the costs incurred in administrative or judicial proceedings on insurance; provided, that funds appropriated herein may be expended for the purposes of items 0810-0338 and 0810-0399, in addition to the amounts appropriated in said items 1,389,979
 
 Automobile Insurance Fraud Investigation and Prosecution  
   0810-0338   For the operation of the automobile insurance fraud investigation and prosecution program; provided, that the costs of this item shall be assessed pursuant to section 3 of chapter 399 of the acts of 1991; provided further, that said assessments shall be credited to the General Fund; and provided further, that notwithstanding the provisions of said section, the amount so assessed shall be $280,164 plus an amount sufficient to recover indirect and fringe benefit costs attributable to this item 280,164
 
 Workers' Compensation Fraud Investigation and Prosecution  
   0810-0399   For the investigation and prosecution of workers' compensation fraud; provided, that notwithstanding section 3 of chapter 399 of the acts of 1991, the amount assessed pursuant to said section 3 for the cost of this program shall be $309,145 plus an amount sufficient to recover indirect and fringe benefit costs attributable to this item; provided further, that the attorney general shall investigate and prosecute, where appropriate, employers who fail to provide workers' compensation insurance in accordance with the laws of the commonwealth; and provided further, that said unit shall investigate and report on all companies not in compliance with chapter 152 of the General Laws 309,145
 
Federal Grant Spending 1,404,841
 
 Training to Stop Abuse and Sexual Assault of Older Individuals with Disabilities  
   0810-0012   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Training to Stop Abuse and Sexual Assault of Older Individuals with Disabilities 126,000
 
 Crime Victim Compensation  
   0810-0026   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Crime Victim Compensation 1,129,841
 
 Weed and Seed Program  
   0810-6658   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Weed and Seed Program 149,000
 
Trust and Other Spending 14,619,255
 
   0810-0033   Local Consumer Aid Reimbursement 1,250,000
 
   0810-0041   Conflict Intervention Team - Project Administration 7,700
 
   0810-0414   State Forfeiture Funds 250,000
 
   0810-0416   Attorney General Conferences 18,000
 
   0810-0417   National Association of Attorneys General 6,000,000
 
   0810-0444   Federal Forfeiture Funds 125,000
 
   0810-6630   Water Pollution Control Program 31,000
 
   0810-6663   Sears Consumer Education 3,000
 
   0810-7060   Metropolitan Life Insurance Settlement 53,565
 
   0810-7066   New England Mutual Life Insurance 450,000
 
   0810-7067   Insurance Fraud Prosecution Pilot Program 122,112
 
   0810-7071   Harvard Pilgrim Health Care 56,000
 
   0810-7088   Medco Health Solutions, Inc 6,248,378
 
   0810-7089   Sears Consumer and Education Fund 4,500

 

 
Victim and Witness Assistance Board 8,679,418
 
Budgetary Direct Appropriations 1,017,918
Direct Appropriations  
 
 Victim and Witness Assistance Board  
   0840-0100   For the operation of the victim and witness assistance board 398,845
 
 Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Program  
   0840-0101   For the salaries and expenses of domestic violence advocates and regional coordinators and the administration of the SAFEPLAN advocacy program, so called 619,073
 
Federal Grant Spending 7,660,000
 
 Victims of Crime Assistance Program  
   0840-0110   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Victims of Crime Assistance Program 7,660,000
 
Trust and Other Spending 1,500
 
   0840-0115   Victim Witness Assistance Board Reimbursement Trust 1,500