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Department of Children's Services

Department of Juvenile Justice


Office of the Secretary of Family Services

Budgetary Direct Appropriations

Office of the Secretary
4900-00002,514,274
For the operation of the office of the secretary of family services; provided, that not less than fifty thousand dollars shall be expended for the arts program for people with disabilities, including but not limited to festivals, training, and education through the arts; and provided further, that not less than four thousand eight hundred ninety-seven dollars shall be expended for the office of new Americans to improve salaries for direct care workers in the purchase of service system earning less than twenty thousand dollars per annum on a full-time equivalent basis



CHILDRENS TRUST FUND ADMINISTRATION
4900-0010793,722
For the administration of the children's trust fund, including but not limited to, the provision of educational programs on child abuse prevention for teachers and children



FAMILY SERVICES INVESTIGATIVE UNIT
4900-002010,125,334
For the operation of the family services investigative unit



Housing services for low-income families and individuals
4900-004056,263,925
For housing services, including a program of rental assistance for disabled clients of the department of public health services and the department of disability services, a service coordinator pilot program and a program of rental assistance for families and elderly persons of low income through mobile and project-based vouchers; provided, that notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, said rental assistance in the form of mobile vouchers, so called, shall be paid only to those eligible households currently holding mobile vouchers, so called, that held or were lawfully entitled to hold, chapter seven hundred seven certificates, so called, as of October thirty-first, nineteen hundred and ninety-two, pursuant to the provisions of the chapter seven hundred seven program, so called, and to those households currently holding mobile vouchers, so called, that held or were lawfully entitled to hold state housing vouchers, so called, as of October thirty-first, nineteen hundred and ninety-two, pursuant to a program of housing assistance consistent with the program requirements established by the federal government for the program authorized by Section 207 of Public Law 98-181; provided further, that there shall be no further payments made under said chapter seven hundred seven program, so called, or under said program of housing assistance consistent with the requirements established by the federal government for the program authorized by Section 207 of Public Law 98-181, which state program was known as the state housing voucher program; provided further, that rental assistance shall only be paid pursuant to a program known as the Massachusetts rental voucher program, heretofore established by the executive office of communities and development, as such program may hereafter be amended; provided further, that the income of said households shall in no event exceed two hundred percent of the federally established poverty level; provided further, that the secretary of family services is hereby authorized and directed to conduct an annual verification of household income levels based upon state tax returns, and that said secretary is hereby further authorized and directed to consult with the department of revenue, the department of transitional assistance, or any other state or federal agency which he or she deems necessary to conduct such income verification, and that, notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, said state agencies are hereby authorized and directed to consult and cooperate with said secretary and to furnish any and all information in the possession of said agencies including, but not limited to, tax returns and applications for public assistance or financial aid; provided further, that notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, said secretary is hereby authorized and directed to enter into an interagency agreement with the commissioner of revenue to utilize the department of revenue's wage reporting and bank match system for the purpose of verifying the income and eligibility of participants in the Massachusetts rental voucher program and members of said participants' households; provided further, that any household in which a participant in the Massachusetts rental voucher program or any member of a participant's household refuses to provide his or her social security number for use in verifying the household's income and eligibility shall no longer be eligible for a voucher or to receive benefits pursuant to the Massachusetts rental voucher program; provided further, that said secretary may require, as a condition of continued eligibility for a voucher and for voucher payments, disclosure of social security numbers by participants in the Massachusetts rental voucher program and members of said participants' households for use in verification of income with other departments and executive offices in the commonwealth; provided further, that said vouchers shall be in varying dollar amounts set by said secretary based upon considerations including, but not limited to, family size and composition, ranges of family income and geographic location; provided further, that notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, the use of rent surveys shall not be required in determining the amounts of such mobile vouchers, so called, or such project-based vouchers, so called; provided further, that any household which is proven to have caused intentional damages to its rental unit in an amount exceeding two months' rent during any one-year lease period shall be terminated from the program; provided further, that notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, a mobile voucher, the use of which is or has been discontinued, shall not be reassigned at any time; provided further, that an allowance not to exceed fifteen dollars per voucher per month shall be determined and paid by said secretary for administration of the Massachusetts rental assistance program; provided further, that said secretary is hereby authorized to expend an amount not to exceed six percent of the appropriation provided herein for the administration of the Massachusetts rental voucher program; provided further, that said amount for administration shall include, but not be limited to, said allowance for administration which is not to exceed fifteen dollars per voucher per month; provided further, that said amount for administration shall also include, but not be limited to, all expenditures which may be made by said secretary to conduct or otherwise contract for rental voucher program inspections; provided further, that under no circumstances shall subsidies be reduced for the purpose of accommodating the cost of said inspections; provided further, that notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, there shall be no maximum percentage applicable to the amount of income paid for rent by each household holding a mobile voucher, so called, or project-based voucher, so called, but each household shall pay at least thirty percent of income as rent; provided further, that payments for rental assistance may be provided in advance; provided further, that said secretary shall establish the amounts of the mobile vouchers, so called, and the project-based vouchers, so called, so that the sum appropriated herein is not exceeded by payments for rental assistance, administration, and other commitments; provided further, that the amount of a rental assistance voucher payment for an eligible household shall not exceed the rent less the household's minimum rent obligation; provided further, that the word "rent" as used in this item shall mean payments to the landlord or owner of a dwelling unit pursuant to a lease or other agreement for a tenant's occupancy of the dwelling unit, but shall not include payments made by the tenant separately for the cost of heat, cooking fuel, and electricity; provided further, that upon vacancy of a project-based dwelling unit, households holding mobile vouchers, so called, shall have priority for occupancy of said project-based dwelling units; provided further, that said secretary may impose certain obligations for each participant in the Massachusetts rental voucher program through a twelve-month contract executed by the participant and said secretary; provided further, that such obligations may include, but need not be limited to, job training, counseling, household budgeting, and education, to the extent that appropriate programs, as defined in regulations promulgated by said secretary, are available; provided further, that to the extent that any such obligation is imposed, a participant shall be required to undertake and meet such obligation as a condition for continued eligibility in the program; provided further, that any participant who is over the age of sixty-two years or who is handicapped may be exempted from any obligations deemed by said secretary to be unsuitable under the participant's particular circumstances; provided further, that said secretary shall submit an annual report to the state budget director, the secretary of administration and finance, and the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing expenditures, the number of outstanding rental vouchers, and the number and types of units leased under the Massachusetts rental voucher program; and provided further, that notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, the secretary shall expend not more than five million eight hundred eight thousand three hundred twenty-five dollars to provide structured settings as provided in subsection (I) of section one hundred ten of chapter five of the acts of nineteen hundred and ninety-five for parents under the age of twenty who are receiving benefits under the transitional aid to families with dependent children program



RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS AND EDUCATIONAL SERVICES IN INSTITUTIONS
4900-005046,075,278
For the expenses of school age children in institutional school departments as required under section twelve of chapter seventy-one B of the General Laws, and for non-educational costs of residential school programs for students placed by a local school district or ordered by the bureau of special education appeals, as provided under chapter seventy-one B of the General Laws; provided, that subject to rules and regulations promulgated by the secretary of family services, each city and town shall verify to the commonwealth the cost thereof and upon approval of said secretary, the state treasurer is authorized to make payments therefor directly to the service provider for services provided on or after July first nineteen hundred and ninety-six; provided further, that not more than five million dollars may be used to fund voluntary programs between the office of the secretary and other departments within the executive office of family services and local school systems to develop community-based support services for children and their families; provided further, that the amount spent for a particular student shall not exceed the amount of tuition funds allocated for the student at the time of transition into the program nor the amount that would be necessary to place such student into a residential special education program; provided further, that funds appropriated herein may be used to reimburse service providers for prior fiscal years' tuition; provided further, that the commonwealth shall not pay more than fifty percent of the cost of any such residential placement; and provided further, that not less than five hundred fifty-nine thousand three hundred forty-five dollars shall be expended for special education rates
Local Aid Fund 100%

Chelsea Soldiers' Home
4900-006017,634,165
For the operation of the Massachusetts soldiers' home located in the city of Chelsea



Holyoke Soldiers' Home
4900-007012,579,474
For the operation of the Massachusetts soldiers' home located in the city of Holyoke




Budgetary Retained Revenue

Chelsea Soldiers' Home Veterans License Plate Retained Revenue
4900-0065132,000
The soldiers' home in Chelsea may expend an amount not to exceed one hundred thirty-two thousand dollars for facility maintenance and patient care from revenues generated pursuant to the provisions of section two of chapter ninety of the General Laws through the sale of license plates with the designation VETERAN to eligible veterans of the commonwealth; provided, that the department of licensing and regulation shall first recover its costs associated with said license plates



Holyoke Soldiers' Home Veterans License Plate Retained Revenue
4900-007588,000
The soldiers' home in Holyoke may expend an amount not to exceed eighty-eight thousand dollars for facility maintenance and patient care from revenues generated pursuant to the provisions of section two of chapter ninety of the General Laws through the sale of license plates with the designation VETERAN to eligible veterans of the commonwealth; provided, that the department of licensing and regulation shall first recover its costs associated with said license plates




Federal Grant Spending

Client Assistance Program
1107-2450195,722
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Client Assistance Program



Supportive Housing Demonstration Program
3722-90111,300,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Supportive Housing Demonstration Program



Section 8 Existing Program
3722-901367,500,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Section 8 Existing Program; provided, that consistent with applicable regulations and the state plan, the secretary of family services may provide monthly payments in advance to participating agencies



Federal Housing Voucher Program
3722-901419,000,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Federal Housing Voucher Program; provided, that consistent with applicable regulations and the state plan, the secretary of family services may provide monthly payments in advance to participating agencies



Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation Program
3722-901911,500,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation Program



Section 8 New Construction Program
3722-90203,915,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Section 8 New Construction Program



Shelter Plus Care - Lowell
3722-905145,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Shelter Plus Care - Lowell; provided, that consistent with applicable regulations and the state plan, the secretary of family services may provide monthly payments in advance to participating agencies



Shelter Plus Care - Boston
3722-9052996,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Shelter Plus Care - Boston; provided, that consistent with applicable regulations and the state plan, the secretary of family services may provide monthly payments in advance to participating agencies



Shelter Plus Care - Southbridge
3722-9053165,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Shelter Plus Care - Southbridge; provided, that consistent with applicable regulations and the state plan, the secretary of family services may provide monthly payments in advance to participating agencies



Section 8 Substantial Rehabilitation Program
3724-90095,100,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Section 8 Substantial Rehabilitation Program



Weatherization Assistance for Low-Income Persons
3743-20304,652,700
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Weatherization Assistance for Low-Income Persons; provided, that consistent with applicable regulations and the state plan, the secretary of family services may provide monthly payments in advance to participating agencies



Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program
3743-203340,000,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program; provided, that consistent with applicable regulations and the state plan, the secretary of family services may provide monthly payments in advance to participating agencies



Community Service Block Grant
3743-20349,500,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Community Service Block Grant



Emergency Community Services Homeless Program
3743-2050287,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Emergency Community Services Homeless Program; provided, that consistent with applicable federal regulations and the state plan, the secretary of family services may provide monthly payments in advance to participating agencies



Emergency Shelter Grants Program
4000-07051,566,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Emergency Shelter Grants Program



Supportive Housing
4000-07074,989,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Supportive Housing



Refugee Cash, Medical and Administration
4003-080610,139,278
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Refugee Cash, Medical and Administration



State Legalization Impact Assistance Grant
4003-08072,130,649
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, State Legalization Impact Assistance Grant



Child Care Assistance Block Grant
4407-920052,669,578
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Child Care Assistance Block Grant; provided, that the executive office of familiy services shall spend not more than six million one hundred thousand dollars for family preservation day care, child care training, special needs grants, and for child care administration; and provided further, that the executive office is authorized to expend funds from this item for the purposes of the employment services day care program and the income-eligible day care program, so called



Shelter Plus Care - Worcester
4513-9038239,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Shelter Plus Care - Worcester




Trust & Other Spending

DISABILITY AND BUSINESS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
1107-249023,942

CHILDREN'S TRUST FUND
4130-000930,400

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Department of Public Health Services

Budgetary Direct Appropriations

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES OPERATIONS
4910-000099,434,998
For the operation of the department of public health services; provided, that the department may continue to recover provider overpayments made in the current and prior fiscal years through the Medicaid management information system, and that such recoveries shall be deemed current fiscal year expenditure refunds, so called; provided further, that, unless otherwise expressly authorized by law, the department shall deposit in the General Fund all federal funds received; provided further, that operation of the department shall include, but not be limited to, administrative, support and related services purchased contractually by the department, and eligibility determination for medical assistance for the blind; provided further, that the department shall not approve any increase in existing medical assistance provider rates without taking all measures possible to ensure that rates of payment to providers do not exceed such rates as are necessary to meet only those costs which must be incurred by efficiently and economically operated providers in order to provide services of adequate quality; and provided further, that notwithstanding the provisions of section nine of chapter six B of the General Laws, the total amount assessed to acute hospitals for the purposes of this item and item 4910-0150 shall not exceed seven million dollars
General Fund 99.46%
Health Care Access Fund .28%
Local Aid Fund .26%

COMMUNITY HEALTH PROGRAMS
4910-0100183,625,253
For health protection and maintenance programs, including but not limited to, family and community health programs, nutritional health programs for women, infants, and children (WIC), teenage pregnancy prevention, substance abuse services, AIDS/HIV prevention and treatment, programs for youth at risk, and smoking prevention and cessation
Health Protection Fund 60.2%
General Fund 39.6%
Local Aid Fund .2%

COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL
4910-011018,281,761
For the center for laboratory and communicable disease control services and the universal immunization program
General Fund 50.81%
Health Care Access Fund 49.19%

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS
4910-01204,265,718
For environmental health services, including control of radiation and nuclear hazards, inspection of food, drugs and other consumer products, lead poisoning prevention, environmental health assessment, and occupational hygiene



Health Policy, Research and Planning
4910-015027,357,723
For health policy, research and planning, including but not limited to, monitoring and evaluating major trends, both public and private, in the health care system and these trends' effect on public health, access, and quality; planning interventions where the public interest requires it; developing new managed care and capitated reimbursement models for purchase of health services; maintaining health status and cost statistics; evaluation and research concerning health costs and health status; health care quality monitoring; training of mental health professionals and primary care physicians; and establishment of standard professional practice guidelines for mental health professionals; provided, that notwithstanding the provisions of section nine of chapter six B of the General Laws, the total amount assessed to acute hospitals for the purposes of this item and item 4910-0000 shall not exceed seven million dollars
General Fund 88.06%
Health Protection Fund 11.94%

PURCHASED MEDICAL AND SUPPORT SERVICES - AMBULATORY AND ACUTE CARE
4910-03001,642,307,938
For purchased medical and support services, including but not limited to, acute health care, including acute hospital, emergency and crisis stabilization, outpatient, community health center, forensic evaluations and commitments for court-referred mentally ill, primary care, chiropractic, dental, vision and pharmacy services, and health insurance; provided, that the department of public health services may provide medical benefits to residents of the commonwealth who are found by the department of transitional assistance to be eligible for financial aid under the emergency aid to the elderly, disabled, and children program; provided further, that said benefits shall include services provided in public detoxification and outpatient substance abuse treatment centers; provided further, that an amount not to exceed two million eight hundred forty-four thousand one hundred forty dollars may be transferred from this item to item 4910-0330 for the purpose of purchasing state employees' health benefits; provided further, that the department of public health services is authorized to expend an amount not to exceed eight hundred eighty-five thousand three hundred eighty-eight dollars pursuant to an initiative to restructure the financing and delivery of children's and family services; provided further, that an amount not to exceed an additional two million one hundred fourteen thousand six hundred twelve dollars may be transferred to this item from item 4910-0310 for said initiative; provided further, that the expenditure of funds for said initiative shall be contingent upon receipt of an Annie E. Casey Foundation program implementation grant; and provided further, that total expenditures for said initiative from this item and item 4910-0310 shall not exceed three million dollars
General Fund 98.21%
Local Aid Fund 1.1%
Health Care Access Fund .41%
Health Protection Fund .28%

PURCHASED MEDICAL AND SUPPORT SERVICES - CONTINUING CARE
4910-03101,778,046,918
For purchased medical and support services, including but not limited to, continuing care, including community-based personal care, durable medical equipment, assisted living, home health care, day habilitation, rehabilitation inclusive of psychiatric rehabilitation, a collaborative assessment program to be administered in conjunction with the department of children's services, clubhouses and other non-clinical rehabilitation; institutionally-based care, including chronic, rehabilitation and psychiatric continuing care hospitals, nursing facilities, hospice care and other services for chronic care populations including brain-injured and persistently mentally ill, and children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbance; residential care; care management and coordination; and health insurance; provided, that not less than two million eight hundred seventy-six thousand seven hundred eighteen dollars shall be expended to improve salaries for direct care workers in the purchase of service system earning less than twenty thousand dollars per annum on a full-time equivalent basis; provided further, that the department may transfer funds from this item to pay for the cost of services provided through an interagency agreement with the executive office of elder affairs; provided further, that the department may condition reimbursement for certain free care and rate related costs incurred by hospitals on the transfer of non-state public funds by said hospitals to the General Fund; provided further, that an amount not to exceed thirteen million three hundred twenty-six thousand eighty-two dollars may be transferred to item 4910-0330 for the purpose of purchasing state employees' health benefits; provided further, that the department of public health services is authorized to expend an amount not to exceed two million one hundred fourteen thousand six hundred twelve dollars pursuant to an initiative to restructure the financing and delivery of children's and family services; provided further, that an amount not to exceed an additional eight hundred eighty-five thousand three hundred eighty-eight dollars may be transferred to this item from item 4910-0300 for said initiative; provided further, that the expenditure of funds for said initiative shall be contingent upon receipt of an Annie E. Casey Foundation program implementation grant; and provided further, that total expenditures for said initiative from this item and item 4910-0300 shall not exceed three million dollars



INITIAL GROSS PAYMENTS TO ACUTE CARE HOSPITALS FROM THE UNCOMPENSATED CARE POOL
4910-031530,000,000
For the purpose of making initial gross payments to qualifying acute care hospitals from the uncompensated care pool pursuant to the provisions of section fifteen of chapter one hundred eighteen F of the General Laws for the hospital fiscal year beginning October first, nineteen hundred and ninety-six; provided, that said payments shall be made to hospitals prior to, and in anticipation of, the payments by hospitals of their gross liability to said pool; provided further, that the comptroller is hereby authorized and directed to transfer the amount appropriated herein to said pool for the purpose of making such payments; provided further, that the amount appropriated herein, less any amount unable to be collected from hospitals as certified by the commissioner of the department of public health services shall be returned to the General Fund at the end of the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ninety-seven; provided further, that in no event shall the amount unable to be collected from hospitals exceed for any hospital which is a net payer to said pool the pool's gross liability to such hospital or for any hospital which is a net payee to said pool the pool's gross liability from such hospital; and provided further, that the comptroller is hereby authorized and directed to transfer to the General Fund as of said June thirtieth the balance of this appropriation and any allocation thereof as certified by said commissioner
General Fund 66%
Local Aid Fund 34%

STATE EMPLOYEE HEALTH BENEFITS
4910-0330408,961,360
For the purchase of state employee health benefits in accordance with the regulations and policies established by the human resources division of the executive office for administration and finance, including the mail order prescription drug program, premiums for elderly retirees, premiums for retired municipal teachers, dental and vision benefits, and the commonwealth's share of group insurance premiums and plan costs incurred in fiscal year nineteen hundred and ninety-seven; provided, that the state budget director shall charge the department of revenue and other departments, offices, commissions, institutions, agencies and authorities which have federal or other funds allocated to them for this purpose for that portion of the group insurance premiums and plan costs as he determines should be borne by such funds, and, after similar determination, shall notify the comptroller of the amounts to be transferred from the several state or other funds, and amounts received in payment of all such charges or such transfers shall be credited to the General Fund; provided further, that the department shall obtain reimbursement for its premium and administrative expenses on behalf of other non-state funded agencies and authorities from said agencies and authorities; provided further, that notwithstanding the provisions of section twenty-six of chapter twenty-nine of the General Laws, the department is hereby authorized to negotiate, purchase and execute contracts prior to July first of each year for a policy or policies of group insurance as authorized by chapter thirty-two A of the General Laws; provided further, that the commonwealth's share of the group insurance premium for state employees who retired on or before July first, nineteen hundred and ninety-four, as provided in section eight of said chapter thirty-two A, and for the purposes of section fourteen of said chapter thirty-two A, shall be ninety percent of the total monthly premiums and rates as established by the department, and that the commonwealth's share of the group insurance premium for state employees who retired after July first, nineteen hundred and ninety-four, as provided in said section eight of said chapter thirty-two A and for the purposes of said section fourteen of said chapter thirty-two A, shall be eighty-five percent of such premiums and rates, and that the commonwealth's share of the group insurance premium for active state employees, as provided in said section eight of said chapter thirty-two A and for the purposes of said section fourteen of said chapter thirty-two A, shall be seventy-five percent of such premiums and rates; and provided further, that notwithstanding the provisions of chapter thirty-two A of the General Laws to the contrary, for the provision of dental and vision benefits for those active employees of the commonwealth, not including employees of authorities and any other political subdivisions, who are not otherwise provided such benefits pursuant to a separate appropriation or the provisions of a contract or collective bargaining agreement, said employees shall pay at least twenty-five percent of the monthly premium established by the department for such benefits
General Fund 95.41%
Local Aid Fund 4.59%

PRIOR FISCAL YEAR PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES
4910-0340737,013,360
For the payment of claims incurred in the prior fiscal year, to pay fiscal closure claims incurred in prior fiscal years, and for certain other special provider costs incurred in prior fiscal years; provided, that payment for special provider costs shall be made from this item only with the prior written approval of the secretary of administration and finance; and provided further, that expenditures from this item shall be made only for the purposes expressly stated herein




Budgetary Retained Revenue

HEALTH MAINTENANCE AND PREVENTION RETAINED REVENUE
4910-01301,611,000
The department of public health services may expend an amount not to exceed one million six hundred eleven thousand dollars for the purposes and from the revenues collected as provided herein below; provided, that the department may expend an amount not to exceed five hundred twenty thousand dollars from revenues received from a fee charged to practitioners registered to prescribe controlled substances, for drug registration and monitoring; provided further, that the department may expend an amount not to exceed three hundred fifty thousand dollars, which the state comptroller is hereby authorized and directed to transfer to this item from unclaimed prize money that has been held in the State Lottery Fund for more than one year from the date of the drawing in which the prize was won, for compulsive gamblers treatment; provided further, that the department may expend an amount not to exceed seven hundred forty-one thousand dollars accrued from assessments paid in accordance with the provisions of section five K of chapter one hundred eleven of the General Laws, for services provided to monitor, survey, and inspect nuclear power reactors; and provided further, that for the purposes of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate therefor as reported in the state accounting system



WOMEN, INFANTS AND CHILDREN NUTRITIONAL SERVICES RETAINED REVENUE
4910-014019,310,000
The department of public health services is hereby authorized to operate an infant formula price enhancement system, and may expend an amount not to exceed nineteen million three hundred ten thousand dollars for the purpose of increasing the caseload of the WIC program, from revenues received from said system



HEALTH POLICY, RESEARCH AND PLANNING RETAINED REVENUE
4910-0160829,000
The department of public health services may expend an amount not to exceed eight hundred twenty-nine thousand dollars for the operation of the office of health care quality from revenues as provided herein below; provided, that the department may expend an amount not to exceed six hundred twenty-nine thousand dollars from revenues collected pursuant to the licensure of health facilities; and provided further, that the department may expend an amount not to exceed two hundred thousand dollars from fees collected from the amendment of vital records by the registrar of vital records and statistics, including all requests for vital records not issued in person at the office of the registry, and research performed by staff at the registry of vital records



HOSPITAL PURCHASED MEDICAL AND SUPPORT SERVICES RETAINED REVENUE
4910-018012,605,817
The department of public health services may expend an amount not to exceed twelve million six hundred five thousand eight hundred seventeen dollars for hospital related costs, including capital expenditures and motor vehicle replacement, from non-Medicaid revenues collected for the costs of medical services provided at the department of public health services' hospitals subject to the approval of the commissioner of public health services; provided, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate therefor as reported in the state accounting system



PURCHASED MEDICAL AND SUPPORT SERVICES RETAINED REVENUE
4910-032065,125,000
The department of public health services may expend an amount not to exceed sixty-five million one hundred twenty-five thousand dollars for the purposes and from the revenues described herein below; provided, that the department may expend an amount not to exceed one hundred twenty-five thousand dollars for the routine maintenance and repair of facilities in the creative housing option in community environments, the CHOICE program, so called, authorized by chapter one hundred sixty-seven of the acts of nineteen hundred and eighty-seven, from occupancy fees charged to the tenants in said CHOICE program; and provided further, that the department may expend an amount not to exceed sixty-five million dollars for the provision of medical care and assistance rendered in the current fiscal year and for services provided pursuant to items 4910-0300 and 4910-0310 from the monies received from collections of any prior fiscal year expenditures from liens, estate recoveries, third-party recoveries, pharmaceutical manufacturers' drug rebates, or other collections subject to the approval of the department




Intragovernmental Service Spending

HOSPITAL PURCHASED MEDICAL AND SUPPORT SERVICES INTRAGOVERNMENTAL CHARGEBACK
4910-0190150,000
For the costs of medical services provided at the department of public health services hospitals; provided, that this item may be expended for the purpose of hospital-related costs, including capital expenditures and motor vehicle replacement; provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the hospitals may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate therefor as reported in the state accounting system
Intragovernmental Service Fund 100%


Federal Grant Spending

Preventive Health Services Block Grant
4500-10005,143,373
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Preventive Health Services Block Grant



Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant
4500-200012,475,686
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant



Cooperative Health Statistics System
4502-1012380,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Cooperative Health Statistics System



State Loan Repayment Project
4510-0109250,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, State Loan Repayment Project



Office of Rural Health
4510-011354,590
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Office of Rural Health



Medicare and Medicaid Survey and Certification
4510-04004,510,082
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Medicare and Medicaid Survey and Certification



Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments
4510-0500493,136
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments



Mammography Quality Standards Act Inspections
4510-9014208,433
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Mammography Quality Standards Act Inspections



Environmental Monitoring Program
4510-901947,736
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Environmental Monitoring Program



Diabetes Control Program
4510-9040297,500
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Diabetes Control Program



Demonstration Program to Conduct Toxic Waste Site Health Impact Assessments
4510-9043413,504
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Demonstration Program to Conduct Toxic Waste Site Health Impact Assessments



Indoor Radon Development Program
4510-9048170,845
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Indoor Radon Development Program



Sexually Transmitted Disease Control
4512-0102851,743
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Sexually Transmitted Disease Control



Vaccination Assistance Project
4512-01797,842,215
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Vaccination Assistance Project



Boston Drug Treatment Improvement Project
4512-9415831,560
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Boston Drug Treatment Improvement Project



Massachusetts Critical Populations
4512-94251,056,937
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Massachusetts Critical Populations



Uniform Alcohol and Drug Abuse Data Collection
4512-942620,713
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Uniform Alcohol and Drug Abuse Data Collection



State Demand and Needs Assessment Study, Alcohol and Other Drugs - Treatment
4512-9427240,498
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, State Demand and Needs Assessment Study, Alcohol and Other Drugs - Treatment



State Demand and Needs Assessment Study, Alcohol and Other Drugs - Prevention
4512-9428335,112
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, State Demand and Needs Assessment Study, Alcohol and Other Drugs - Prevention



Supportive Housing
4513-0110715,825
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Supportive Housing



Housing Opportunities - People With AIDS
4513-0111704,360
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Housing Opportunities - People With AIDS



Nutritional Status of Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
4513-900755,697,699
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Nutritional Status of Women, Infants and Children (WIC)



Augmentation and Evaluation of Established Health Education - Risk Reduction
4513-90187,513,149
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Augmentation and Evaluation of Established Health Education - Risk Reduction



Program for Infants and Toddlers with Handicaps
4513-90218,492,708
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Program for Infants and Toddlers with Handicaps



Prevention Disability State-Based Project
4513-9022542,106
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Prevention Disability State-Based Project



Families CAN - Care and Nurturing for At-Risk Families
4513-9026450,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Families CAN - Care and Nurturing for At-Risk Families



MassCare - Community AIDS Resource Enhancement
4513-9027418,031
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, MassCare - Community AIDS Resource Enhancement



Planning a Comprehensive Primary Care System for All Mass Children and Youth
4513-9030112,670
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Planning a Comprehensive Primary Care System for All Mass Children and Youth



AIDS Surveillance and Seroprevalence Project
4513-90351,032,872
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, AIDS Surveillance and Seroprevalence Project



Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources
4513-90373,829,749
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources



Managed Care Enhancement Project
4513-9041216,666
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Managed Care Enhancement Project



Evaluating the Impact of 1993 AIDS CASE Definition
4513-9044390,246
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Evaluating the Impact of 1993 AIDS CASE Definition



Health Program for Refugees
4515-0113146,441
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Health Program for Refugees



Tuberculosis Control Project
4515-01152,483,601
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Tuberculosis Control Project



STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers
4515-0200356,575
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers



Active Rabies Surveillance Program
4516-100480,300
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Active Rabies Surveillance Program



Training Network Grant
4516-101510,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Training Network Grant



National Program of Cancer Registries
4518-0500643,833
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, National Program of Cancer Registries



Procurement of Information for the National Death Index
4518-100029,176
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Procurement of Information for the National Death Index



Massachusetts Death File - Social Security Administration
4518-100248,479
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Massachusetts Death File - Social Security Administration



Massachusetts Birth Records - Social Security Administration
4518-1003121,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Massachusetts Birth Records - Social Security Administration



Sentinel Event Notification System for Occupational Risks
4518-9022180,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Sentinel Event Notification System for Occupational Risks



Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries
4518-902330,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries



Fatality Surveillance and Field Investigations
4518-902595,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Fatality Surveillance and Field Investigations



Transitional Housing - Shattuck Shelter
4540-8200122,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Transitional Housing - Shattuck Shelter



Comprehensive Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
4570-15032,597,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Comprehensive Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program



Prostate Cancer Early Detection Demonstration Project
4570-1504111,004
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Prostate Cancer Early Detection Demonstration Project



Skin Cancer Primary Prevention and Education
4570-1505100,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Skin Cancer Primary Prevention and Education



Plan to Implement Uniform Integrated Data Collection Systems
5012-9115124,246
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Plan to Implement Uniform Integrated Data Collection Systems



Project for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness
5012-9121803,651
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Project for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness



Mental Health Systems Improvement Demonstration
5021-9106136,222
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Mental Health Systems Improvement Demonstration



Shelter Plus Care Program
5046-9102144,240
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Shelter Plus Care Program



Training and Adoptive Family Stabilization
5047-910643,475
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Training and Adoptive Family Stabilization



Mine Safety and Health Training
9411-201310,910
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Mine Safety and Health Training



OSHA Statistical Survey
9411-4203160,772
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, OSHA Statistical Survey



Lead Enforcement Examination System Toxic Substance Control Act
9411-421431,581
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Lead Enforcement Examination System Toxic Substance Control Act




Trust & Other Spending

BASIC HEALTH AND OPTIONAL MEDICARE EXTENSION INSURANCE RATE STABILIZATION
1120-23001,000,000

UREA FORMALDEHYDE FOAM INSULATION FOR HOMEOWNERS
4510-0606290,191

LEAD PAINT EDUCATION AND TRAINING
4510-06352,006,607

ORGAN TRANSPLANT FUND
4510-6921180,000

MASSACHUSETTS AIDS FUND
4512-0105846,892

SHARE REVOLVING LOAN FUND
4512-941015,000

VACCINE EXCISE TAX - STATE
4516-12121,000,000

UNCOMPENSATED CARE POOL
4600-105128,000,000

GROSS PAYMENTS TO HOSPITALS
4600-1056315,000,000

COMPLIANCE LIABILITY
4600-10578,000,000

LABOR SHORTAGE FUND
4600-1500472,423

UNEMPLOYMENT HEALTH INSURANCE CONTRIBUTIONS
4600-160128,000,000

MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE INNER CITY CHILD/ADOLESCENTS - ANNIE E CASEY FOUNDATION
5047-91041,541

ANNIE E CASEY - ROXBURY UNITES FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
5047-9108750,000

SOLOMON MENTAL HEALTH CENTER
5311-9101702,724

CAPE COD AND ISLANDS MENTAL HEALTH AND MENTAL RETARDATION CENTER
5535-26891,413,370

BROCKTON MULTI-SERVICE CENTER
5540-268973,427

DR JOHN C CORRIGAN JR MENTAL HEALTH CENTER
5541-26891,992,798

MASSACHUSETTS MENTAL HEALTH CENTER
5651-2689635,172

DR SOLOMON CARTER FULLER MENTAL HEALTH CENTER
5652-2689620,000

LINDEMANN MENTAL HEALTH CENTER
5653-268926,731

QUINCY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER
5851-26891,374,802

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Department of Disability Services

Budgetary Direct Appropriations

COMMUNITY AND INSTITUTIONAL RESIDENTIAL SUPPORTS
4920-0000551,023,069
For the costs associated with residential supports, including shared living support and twenty-four hour residential care in both community and institutional settings; provided, that not less than four million seven hundred five thousand four hundred thirty-eight dollars shall be expended to improve salaries for direct care workers in the purchase of service system earning less than twenty thousand dollars per annum on a full-time equivalent basis; and provided further, that an amount not to exceed nineteen million one hundred thirty-one thousand five hundred sixty-four dollars may be transferred to item 4910-0330 at the department of public health services for the purpose of purchasing state employees' health benefits
General Fund 99.93%
Health Protection Fund .07%

VOCATIONAL AND EMPLOYMENT SUPPORTS
4920-0010117,452,776
For the costs associated with providing vocational rehabilitation and employment assistance in cooperation with the federal government, including vocational rehabilitation counseling, employment supports, educational and training supports, transportation, day habilitative services, auxiliary aides and services, and for the Ferguson Industries for the Blind; provided, that retired workshop employees shall receive grants equal to three-fourths of the salaries of current workshop employees; provided further, that any funds received for goods and services purchased by private and public sector entities at Ferguson Industries shall be remitted to the General Fund; provided further, that no funds from the federal vocational rehabilitation grants or state vocational rehabilitation appropriation shall be deducted for pensions, group health, and life insurance, or any other such indirect cost of the federally reimbursed state employees; and provided further, that not less than one million two hundred seventy-five thousand six hundred thirty-three dollars shall be expended to improve salaries for direct care workers in the purchase of service system earning less than twenty thousand dollars per annum on a full-time equivalent basis



FAMILY AND INDIVIDUAL SUPPORTS
4920-002076,584,828
For the costs associated with providing flexible supports to families and individuals, including those with elder care givers at risk, including independent living supports, home care assistance, personal care attendants, clinical teams, emergency residences, alternative day supports, and auxiliary aides and services; provided, that not less than two hundred fifty-one thousand six hundred forty-five dollars shall be expended to improve salaries for direct care workers in the purchase of service system earning less than twenty thousand dollars per annum on a full-time equivalent basis



PROGRAM MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS
4920-003038,988,084
For program management and the operation of the department of disability services, including policy and program development, intake and referral, and quality assurance



BUREAU OF THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING
4920-00402,189,424
For the bureau of the deaf and hard of hearing; provided, that not less than twelve thousand five hundred twenty-six dollars shall be expended to improve salaries for direct care workers in the purchase of service system earning less than twenty thousand dollars per annum on a full-time equivalent basis



BUREAU OF THE BLIND
4920-00507,547,351
For the bureau of the blind; provided, that not less than fifty-six thousand seven hundred twenty-five dollars shall be expended to improve salaries for direct care workers in the purchase of service system earning less than twenty thousand dollars per annum on a full-time equivalent basis




Budgetary Retained Revenue

INTERPRETER SERVICES RETAINED REVENUE
4920-003570,000
The department may expend an amount not to exceed seventy thousand dollars for the cost of interpreter services from charges for interpreter services and from monies received as grants, bequests, gifts, or contributions; provided further, that all such charges and other monies received shall not revert to the General Fund, but shall be retained in a revolving fund or funds in accordance with the provisions of section one hundred ninety-six of chapter six of the General Laws; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate therefor as reported in the state accounting system




Intragovernmental Service Spending

INTERPRETER SERVICES INTRAGOVERNMENTAL CHARGEBACK
4920-0025125,000
For the cost of interpreter services provided by the staff of the department
Intragovernmental Service Fund 100%


Federal Grant Spending

Implementation of the Federal Developmental Disabilities Act
1100-17031,230,296
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Developmental Disabilities Basic Support Grant Program; provided, that in order to qualify for said grant, this account shall be exempt from the first fifty-five thousand six hundred dollars of fringe benefit charges pursuant to section six B of chapter twenty-nine of the General Laws



Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council Service Grant
1100-1710384,101
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council Service Grant



Aid to the Blind - Vocational Rehabilitation
4110-3020525,011
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Aid to the Blind - Vocational Rehabilitation



Basic Support Grant
4110-30216,750,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Basic Support Grant



Independent Living Part B
4110-302376,500
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Independent Living Part B



Independent Living Part C
4110-3026225,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Independent Living Part C



Rehabilitation Training
4110-302735,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Rehabilitation Training



Supported Employment
4110-3028150,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Supported Employment



Vocational Rehabilitation
4120-002036,285,627
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Vocational Rehabilitation



HUD Fair Housing Initiatives
4120-0024133,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, HUD Fair Housing Initiatives



Teaching Grant and Traineeships
4120-0171146,526
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Teaching Grant and Traineeships



Voc Rehab Services - Severely Disabled Worcester Area Placement Consortium
4120-0172165,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Voc Rehab Services - Severely Disabled Worcester Area Placement Consortium



Supported Employment Program
4120-0187990,995
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Supported Employment Program



Statewide Supported Employment
4120-0188145,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Statewide Supported Employment



Vocational Rehabilitation - Determination of Disability
4120-051134,138,019
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Vocational Rehabilitation - Determination of Disability



Independent Living
4120-07601,350,600
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Independent Living



Empirical Analysis of the Educational Experiences of Young Adult TBI Survivors
4120-0765160,055
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Empirical Analysis of the Educational Experiences of Young Adult TBI Survivors



Massachusetts Assistive Technology Partnership
4125-0103883,793
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Massachusetts Assistive Technology Partnership



Project Engage Temporary Child Care for Children with Disabilities
5947-0004170,099
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Project Engage Temporary Child Care for Children with Disabilities




Trust & Other Spending

EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES
4110-660020,000

VENDING FACILITY OPERATORS
4110-660661,000

VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
4120-00292,500,000

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Department of Transitional Assistance

Budgetary Direct Appropriations

Department of Transitional Assistance Operations and Management
4930-0000121,910,734
For the central operation of the department of transitional assistance, including the development and maintenance of automated data processing systems and services in support of department operations, and for the management of department programs in local assistance offices, and the expenses of operating a food stamp program; provided, that all costs associated with verifying disability for the emergency aid to the elderly, disabled, and children program shall be paid from this item



Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children
4930-001028,943,603
For a program of transitional aid to families with dependent children; provided, that the need standard shall be equal to the standard in effect in fiscal year nineteen hundred and eighty-nine; provided further, that the payment standard shall be equal to the need standard; provided however, that the need and payment standards for families which do not qualify for an exempt category of assistance under the provisions of subsection (e) of section one hundred ten of chapter five of the acts of nineteen hundred and ninety-five shall be two and three quarters percent below the need and payment standards in effect in fiscal year nineteen hundred and ninety-five; provided further, that a forty dollar per month rent allowance shall be paid to all households incurring a rent or mortgage expense and not residing in public housing or subsidized housing; provided further, that a non-recurring children's clothing allowance in the amount of one hundred fifty dollars shall be provided to each child eligible under this program in September nineteen hundred and ninety-six; provided further, that benefits under this program shall not be available to those families where a child has been removed from the household pursuant to a court order after a care and protection hearing on child abuse, nor to families otherwise eligible for transitional aid to families with dependent children but for the temporary removal of the dependent child or children from the home by the department of children's services in accordance with said department's procedures; provided further, that notwithstanding the provisions of section two of chapter one hundred eighteen of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the department shall render aid to pregnant women with no other eligible dependent children only if it has been medically verified that the child is expected to be born within the month such payments are to be made or within the three-month period following such month of payment, and who, if such child had been born and was living with her in the month of payment would be categorically and financially eligible for transitional aid to families with dependent children benefits; provided further, that the department is authorized to transfer surplus funds from this line item to item 4930-0030 to fund the child care voucher program; provided further, that no funds from this item shall be expended by the department for family reunification benefits, transportation services, or employment and training services; provided further, that the department shall enter into an interagency agreement for the purposes of allocating funds to the Massachusetts refugee resettlement program for certain individuals who otherwise would have been eligible to receive benefits under the transitional aid to families with dependent children program; and provided further, that notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law or regulation to the contrary, those individuals eligible for benefits through the Massachusetts refugee resettlement program shall not be eligible for benefits under chapters one hundred and seventeen A and one hundred and eighteen for a twelve month period from the date of their entry into the United States



Cash Assistance to the Elderly, Blind, Disabled and Children
4930-0020302,795,035
For the state supplement to the supplemental security income program for the aged, disabled, and blind, and for a program of cash assistance to certain residents of the commonwealth who are found by the department of transitional assistance to be eligible for aid under the emergency aid to the elderly, disabled, and children program, pursuant to the provisions of chapter one hundred seventeen A of the General Laws and regulations promulgated by said department, and subject to the limitations of the appropriation therefor; provided, that the expenses of special grant recipients residing in rest homes, as provided in section seven A of chapter one hundred eighteen A of the General Laws, may be paid from this item; provided further, that the payment standard in the emergency aid to the elderly, disabled, and children program shall equal the payment standard in effect under said program in fiscal year nineteen hundred and ninety-five; provided further, that, if determined by the department to be possible within the appropriation, a thirty-five dollar rent allowance shall be paid to all households eligible for the emergency aid to the elderly, disabled, and children program incurring a rent or mortgage expense and not residing in public housing or subsidized housing; provided further, that the department may provide benefits in the emergency aid to the elderly, disabled, and children program to persons aged sixty-five or older who have applied for benefits under the provisions of chapter one hundred eighteen A of the General Laws, to certain persons caring for a disabled person, to certain dependent children, parents, or other caretakers of dependent children in said program who are ineligible for benefits under the provisions of chapter one hundred eighteen of the General Laws and as defined by department regulations, to otherwise eligible participants in the vocational rehabilitation program of the department of disability services, provided that an individual who has been eligible under this provision for twelve months must establish categorical eligibility under another provision in order to continue receiving benefits, to otherwise eligible students under age twenty-one who are regularly attending full time a grade or high school, provided that said students have been admitted legally to the United States within the preceding two years or are not fluent in the English language, and provided said students who are minors are living with a responsible adult, to persons in said program who suffer from a medically determinable impairment or combination of impairments which is expected to last for a period as determined by department regulations and which substantially reduces or eliminates the individual's capacity to support himself or herself, and which has been verified by a competent authority, provided that said program shall not provide benefits to recipients who are alcohol or drug-dependent or whose disability is based in whole or in part on previous dependency if such condition would not be considered disabled under the program of Supplemental Security Income; provided further, that no ex-offender, person over age forty-five without a prior work history, or person in a residential treatment facility shall be eligible for benefits under the emergency aid to the elderly, disabled, and children program unless said person otherwise meets the eligibility criteria described herein and defined by regulations of the department; provided further, that any person incarcerated in a correctional institution shall not be eligible for benefits under the emergency aid to the elderly, disabled, and children program; provided further, that benefits under the emergency aid to the elderly, disabled, and children program shall be provided only to residents of the commonwealth who are citizens of the United States or aliens lawfully admitted for permanent residence or otherwise permanently residing in the United States under color of law and shall not be provided to illegal or undocumented aliens; provided further, that no funds shall be expended from this item for the payment of expenses associated with any medical review team, other disability screening process, or verification of disability for the emergency aid to the elderly, disabled, and children program; provided further, that no funds shall be expended from this item for the provision of medical benefits; provided further, that persons who are found by the department to be eligible for aid under the emergency aid to the elderly, disabled, and children program, pursuant to the provisions of chapter one hundred seventeen A of the General Laws and regulations promulgated by said department shall be eligible for medical services provided by the department of public health services; provided further, that the department shall take into account the amounts available to it for expenditure from this item so as not to exceed the appropriation; provided further, that, notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary including this item, before implementing any eligibility or benefit changes to the emergency aid to the elderly, disabled, and children program, the commissioner of transitional assistance and the secretary of family services shall file with the house and senate committees on ways and means and with the clerks of the house of representatives and the senate a report setting forth such proposed changes; provided further, that the department may expend reimbursements collected from the Social Security Administration on behalf of former recipients of the emergency assistance to the elderly, disabled, and children program, or unprocessed payments from said program that are returned to the department, in an amount not to exceed twenty-two million nine hundred thousand dollars, for the purposes of said program; provided further, that not more than two hundred thousand dollars may be expended for expenses incurred during fiscal year nineteen hundred and ninety-six for the state supplement to the Supplemental Security Income program; provided further, that not more than one million six hundred thousand dollars shall be expended for expenses incurred during fiscal year nineteen hundred and ninety-six for the emergency aid to the elderly, disabled, and children program; provided further, that the department is authorized to promulgate emergency regulations pursuant to the provisions of chapter thirty A of the General Laws to implement any combination of eligibility or benefit changes under this program which it determines to be necessary so as not to exceed the appropriation; provided further, that the department shall seek the cooperation of the commissioner of the Social Security Administration in jointly redetermining Supplemental Security Income recipients with expired disability diary dates, and is authorized to enter into an interagency service agreement with the department of disability services for the purposes of conducting said redeterminations; provided further, that the department is authorized to expend funds from this item for the purposes of conducting said redeterminations; and provided further, that the department is authorized to manage the state supplement to the Supplemental Security Income program for the aged, disabled, and blind, and shall develop, in conjunction with the executive office of family services and the executive office for administration and finance, a plan for management of said program due no later than October thirty-first, nineteen hundred and ninety-six



Child Care Programs
4930-0030188,478,486
For the program and administrative costs of the employment services and income-eligible day care programs and for early care and education programs, so called; provided, that the employment services day care program may be available for recipients of benefits provided under the program of transitional aid to families with dependent children and certain absent parents of said recipients; provided further, that day care may be available to participants in the employment services program, and for former participants within up to one year of termination of their transitional aid to families with dependent children benefits due to employment; provided further, that the department is hereby authorized to provide day care benefits to parents currently enrolled in a job training program who are under the age of eighteen and who would qualify for benefits under the provisions of chapter one hundred eighteen of the General Laws but for the deeming of the grandparents' income; provided further, that the department is authorized to provide day care services for the purposes of attending high school to teen parents receiving transitional aid to families with dependent children benefits pursuant to subsection (i) of section one hundred ten of chapter five of the acts of nineteen hundred and ninety-five; provided further, that all day care providers which are part of a public school system shall be required to accept from recipients day care vouchers provided through this appropriation; provided further, that the department shall give priority within the income-eligible group to those families which had received transitional day care, so called, after losing eligibility for public assistance, and which are no longer eligible for transitional day care but need day care in order for their members to continue working; provided further, that the department shall expend not more than forty-six million three hundred forty-three thousand nine hundred two dollars for contracted day care slots for employment services participants and income-eligible parents; provided further, that the department shall expend not more than ten million dollars to administer a program of contracts with cities, towns, regional school districts, educational collaboratives, head start programs, and licensed day care providers for early care and education programs, so called, for the children of working parents, provided that the eligibility standards, for all new applicants, for said program shall be the same as those used for the income eligible day care program, so called; provided further, that the executive office of family services and the department shall develop a unified eligibility and intake system to determine the eligibility for all employment services and income-eligible day care slots; and provided further, that the department is authorized to transfer to this item surplus funds from item 4930-0010 for the purposes of the employment services and income-eligible day care programs
General Fund 93.63%
Local Aid Fund 6.37%

Emergency Assistance and Homeless Shelters
4930-004073,067,918
For a program of emergency assistance for needy families which are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, and for a program of homelessness services to assist individuals who are homeless or in danger of becoming homeless, including assistance to organizations which provide food, shelter, housing search, and limited related services to the homeless and indigent; provided, that all health care costs for the homeless program shall be paid from this item; provided further, that the department may allocate funds to other agencies for the purposes of the homeless program, including the cost of administration; provided further, that a minor parent shall be eligible for emergency assistance benefits only if he or she meets the requirements for eligibility under the transitional aid to families with dependent children program; provided further, that the department shall prepare and promulgate rules and regulations to prevent abuse in the emergency assistance program; provided further, that said rules and regulations shall include, but not be limited to, a year to year cross check of recipients to determine whether a family has received similar benefits in the previous twenty-four months; provided further, that if a family has utilized emergency assistance benefits more than once within twenty-four months, the department is hereby authorized and directed to place said family on a protective payment schedule for the entire period during which said family is receiving said benefits; provided further, that no advance payments shall be paid in fiscal year nineteen hundred and ninety-seven; provided further, that no funds may be expended for advance rent, security deposit, moving, storage, heat, utility arrearage, or mortgage arrearages, so called; provided further, that notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, no emergency assistance funds shall be expended for costs not directly attributable to rent liability and shelter, except as provided herein; provided further, that the department may provide limited related services to families in the event of a disaster as defined by regulations promulgated by the department; provided further, that said services shall be defined as sheltering, housing search, food, clothing and housing supplies; provided further, that notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, the department is authorized to enter into a contract with a private entity for the purposes of operating the New Chardon Street Home for Women located in the city of Boston; provided further, that the department shall seek all available federal reimbursement for emergency shelter costs; provided further, that in promulgating, amending, or rescinding its regulations with respect to eligibility or benefits under the emergency assistance program, the department shall take into account the amounts available to it so as not to exceed the appropriation; provided further, that notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, before implementing any eligibility or benefit changes to said program, the commissioner of transitional assistance and the secretary of family services shall file with the house and senate committees on ways and means and with the clerks of the house of representatives and the senate a report setting forth such proposed changes; provided further, that recipients placed in scattered-site emergency shelters, so called, shall not be considered tenants for purposes of the commonwealth's landlord and tenant statutes; provided further, that the department shall continue its comprehensive monthly report, which tracks statewide use of emergency assistance programs by category of assistance, caseload, average length of use or stay, and the amounts expended monthly by category of assistance, to the secretary of administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means; and provided further, that not less than three hundred fifty-seven thousand eighty-seven dollars shall be expended to improve salaries for direct care workers in the purchase of service system earning less than twenty thousand dollars per annum on a full-time equivalent basis




Budgetary Retained Revenue

Child Support Payments Retained Revenue
4930-005070,000,000
The department of transitional assistance may expend an amount not to exceed seventy million dollars accrued from the child support payments collected pursuant to Title IV-D of the Social Security Act, for the purposes of the transitional aid to families with dependent children program




Federal Grant Spending

Temporary Assistance to Needy Families
4407-9100432,182,050
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families Block Grant; provided, that the department of transitional assistance shall expend not more than four hundred fourteen million two hundred eighty-five thousand three hundred forty-two dollars for the purposes of the transitional aid to families with dependent children program; provided further, that the department shall expend not more than seventeen million eight hundred ninety-six thousand seven hundred eight dollars for the purposes of the employment services program; and provided further, that the department shall enter into an interagency service agreement with the office of education and training to administer the employment services program




Trust & Other Spending

ARLOTTIE A POTTS TRUST
4400-0066176,473

FOOD STAMP PROGRAM
4400-122574,536

SPAULDING-POTTER CHARITABLE TRUST PAYMENTS
4400-20611,767

SAWYER MARCELLA STREET HOME FUND PAYMENTS
4401-00626,236

GEORGE E WYE EXPENDABLE TRUST FUND
4401-00641,066

ANNA LEE EXPENDABLE TRUST FUND
4401-00657,663

PARENTS FAIR SHARE
4407-9074100,000

CHARDON STREET TEMPORARY HOME
4899-810251,721

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Department of Children's Services

Budgetary Direct Appropriations

DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN'S SERVICES OPERATIONS
4940-000044,695,457
For the central, regional and area office operations of the department of children's services, including foster care review services; provided, that not more than two million two hundred thousand dollars shall be expended for expenses incurred by a revenue maximization vendor contract



CHILD PROTECTION SERVICES
4940-0010350,867,528
For the costs associated with child protection services, including but not limited to, permanency services including the provision of adoption and guardianship subsidies; foster care subsidies and services to foster families and reimbursements to foster parents for extraordinary expenses incurred; residential group care services; social workers and their expenses; family stabilization and family reunification services for non-placement families and for families whose children are expected to return home following placement, including but not limited to, school and community-based young parents programs; parent and home health aides; education and counseling services; substance abuse treatment; respite care and family reunification networks; family preservation day care for children in need of protective services; licensing of child care facilities, including but not limited to, family day care homes, day care centers, school age day care and adoption placement centers; and sexual abuse intervention networks to be administered in conjunction with the district attorneys in the districts of Middlesex, Eastern, Bristol, and Cape and Islands; alternative overnight non-secure placements for status offenders and non-violent delinquent youth up to age seventeen, in order to prevent the inappropriate use of juvenile cells in police stations for such offenders, in compliance with the Federal Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Act of nineteen hundred and seventy-four, as amended in nineteen hundred and eighty-eight; a collaborative assessment program to be administered in conjunction with the department of public health services; partnership agency contracts, so called, for the provision of protective services; provided, that funds shall be expended on contracts serving minority and mentally retarded or handicapped clients; provided further, that the department shall pursue the establishment of public/private partnership agreements to fund family stabilization and family reunification services from sources other than the commonwealth; provided further, that the department shall make an assessment of all the children in its care longer than twelve months for the appropriateness of adoption; provided further, that the department shall maintain a central registry and tracking system to monitor the progress of such cases in the adoption process; provided further, that the department, through said adoption program, may contract with community-based agencies for the purpose of providing adoption and special needs adoption services; provided further, that no funds shall be expended to provide subsidies to adoptive parents for children no longer in their care; and provided further, that not less than five hundred eighty-nine thousand seven hundred twenty-two dollars shall be expended to improve salaries for direct care workers in the purchase of service system earning less than twenty thousand dollars per annum on a full-time equivalent basis



DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAMS
4940-002013,974,780
For the domestic violence programs of the department of children's services; provided, that not less than five hundred nineteen thousand seven hundred dollars shall be expended for domestic violence specialists in the area offices of the department and not less than thirty-six thousand dollars shall be expended for a program development manager; provided further, that not less than nine million six hundred ninety-nine thousand eighty dollars shall be expended for counseling and shelter contracts; provided further, that not less than one million three hundred forty-one thousand two hundred fifty dollars shall be expended for the expansion of services to children affected by domestic violence; provided further, that not less than nine hundred seventy-eight thousand seven hundred fifty dollars shall be expended for the expansion of contracted services to teen victims of dating violence; provided further, that not less than eight hundred thousand dollars shall be expended for the expansion of contracted services to non-English speaking battered women; provided further, that not less than three hundred thousand dollars shall be expended for visitation center services; and provided further, that not less than three hundred thousand dollars shall be expended for batterer's intervention programs




Federal Grant Spending

PROJECT CHILD CARE 2000
4130-2000122,271
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Project Child Care 2000



Dependent Care Planning and Development
4130-2087350,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Dependent Care Planning and Development



Child Development Assistance
4130-208820,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Child Development Assistance



Child Abuse Prevention Activities
4130-9002100,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Child Abuse Prevention Activities



Children's Justice Act
4800-0005197,653
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Children's Justice Act



Family Violence Prevention and Support Services
4800-0007403,832
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Family Violence Prevention and Support Services



Title IV-E Independent Living Program
4800-0009640,571
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Title IV-E Independent Living Program



Family Preservation and Support Services
4800-00131,977,924
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Family Preservation and Support Services



Social Services Block Grant
4800-910063,300,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Social Services Block Grant; provided, that the amount appropriated herein shall be expended for the purposes of item 4940-0010



Title IV-B Child Welfare Services
4899-00014,708,631
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Title IV-B Child Welfare Services



Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention and Treatment
4899-0022427,460
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention and Treatment



Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention and Treatment - Baby Doe Disabled Infants
4899-002460,233
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention and Treatment - Baby Doe Disabled Infants




Trust & Other Spending

CHILD AND FAMILY SUPPORT FUND
4130-00044,661

DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN'S SERVICES- SCHOLARSHIP TRUST FUND
4899-8103203,932

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Department of Juvenile Justice

Budgetary Direct Appropriations

Department of Juvenile Justice Operations
4950-00004,752,975
For the operation of the department of juvenile justice



Pre-Trial Detention Programs
4950-001021,280,280
For pre-trial detention programs, including purchase of service and state-operated programs



Committed Residential and Non-Residential Care Programs
4950-001269,484,976
For supervision, counseling, and other services provided by the department incidental to certain residential or non-residential care programs; provided, that not less than one million five hundred twenty-three thousand nine hundred eleven dollars shall be expended to improve salaries for direct care workers in the purchase of service system earning less than twenty thousand dollars per annum on a full-time equivalent basis; and provided further, that not less than one million one hundred fifty thousand dollars shall be expended to expand residential capacity, pursuant to chapter two hundred seventy-eight of the acts of nineteen hundred and ninety-five



Juvenile Probation
4950-00206,168,798
For the expenses of juvenile probation
Local Aid Fund 90%
General Fund 10%


Federal Grant Spending

Serious, Violent Chronic Juvenile Offenders
4238-1030500,000
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Serious, Violent Chronic Juvenile Offenders


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