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General Appropriations Act FY2008

Outside Section 69
Data Current as of:  10/29/2007

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Trial Court Transferability

SECTION 69.   Notwithstanding subclause (a) of clause (xxiii) of the third paragraph of section 9 of chapter 211B of the General Laws, or any other general or special law to the contrary, the chief justice for administration and management may, from the effective date of this act through April 30, 2008, transfer funds from any item of appropriation within 1 of the 7 departments of the trial court to any other item of appropriation of the 7 departments. These transfers shall be made in accordance with schedules submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means. The schedule shall include the following: (1) the amount of money transferred from 1 item of appropriation to another; (2) the reason for the necessity of the transfer; and (3) the date on which the transfer is to be completed. A transfer under this section shall not occur until 10 days after the revised funding schedules have been submitted in written form to the house and senate committees on ways and means.