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Executive Office of Public Safety
    Department of Fire Services
Account Description
FY06
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FY07
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Department of Fire Services Administration  
   8324-0000   For the administration of the department of fire services, including the state fire marshal's office, the hazardous materials emergency response program, and the Massachusetts firefighting academy, including the Massachusetts fire training council certification program, municipal and non-municipal fire training, and expenses of the council; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, 100 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item for the administration of the department of fire services, the state fire marshal's office, and the Massachusetts firefighting academy shall be assessed upon insurance companies writing fire, homeowners multiple peril, or commercial multiple peril policies on property situated in the commonwealth, and paid within 30 days after receiving notice of such assessment from the commissioner of insurance; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, 100 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item for the operation of the hazardous materials emergency response program shall be assessed upon insurance companies writing commercial multiple peril, non-liability portion policies on property situated in the commonwealth and commercial auto liability policies as referenced in line 5.1 and line 19.4, respectively, in the most recent annual statement on file with the commissioner of insurance; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, funds scheduled in the PP object class, pursuant to section 27 of chapter 29 of the General Laws for this item in fiscal year 2007 shall not be transferred to any other object class in said fiscal year; provided further, that not more than 10 per cent of the amount designated for the arson prevention program shall be expended for the administrative cost of the program; provided further, that the expenses of the board of fire prevention regulations, pursuant to section 4 of chapter 22D of the General Laws, shall be paid from this item; provided further, that the expenses of the fire safety commission shall be paid from this item; and provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the administration of a statewide program to provide for critical incident stress intervention for the fire departments of the cities, towns, and fire districts of the commonwealth including, but not limited to, consultant services, training, equipment, and supplies 10,323,098 10,827,047