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Budget Summary FY2009

03400100 - Suffolk District Attorney
Data Current as of:  6/22/2009





Account Description FY2009
GAA
FY2009  
Total  
Spending
  
0340-0100 Suffolk District Attorney
For the Suffolk district attorney's office, including the victim and witness assistance program, the child abuse and sexual assault prosecution program, the domestic violence unit and the children's advocacy center; provided, that the office shall submit a report to the executive director of the Massachusetts district attorneys' association no later than February 2, 2009, summarizing the number and types of criminal cases managed or prosecuted by the office in calendar year 2008 and the disposition or status thereof, which shall be delineated by each jurisdiction of the district, juvenile, probate, superior, appeals, and supreme judicial court in which the cases were managed or prosecuted; provided further, that for each jurisdiction of said courts, the report shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (a) the type of criminal case; (b) the total number of defendants charged under the type of case; and (c) summary of dispositions or statuses thereof; provided further, that the office shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than February 2, 2009, detailing the total number and use of private attorneys participating in any volunteer prosecutor program; provided further, that the report shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (a) the total number of personnel from private law firms participating in the program; (b) the name and address of the law firms; (c) the duties performed by the personnel; and (d) the benefits and cost savings associated with the program provided further, that not more than $125,000 shall be expended for a North Dorchester Safe Neighborhood Initiative in Suffolk County; provided further, that 50 per cent of fees payable pursuant to Massachusetts Rules of Criminal Procedure 15 (d) and 30 (c)(8) for appeals taken by the office shall be paid from this item; provided further, that the office shall submit a report to the executive director of the Massachusetts district attorneys' association no later than February 2, 2009, detailing the office's use of drug forfeiture funds collected pursuant to chapter 94C of the General Laws; provided further, that the report shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (a) the amount of the funds deposited into the office's special law enforcement trust fund in fiscal years 2006, 2007 and 2008; (b) a description of how the funds were used in those fiscal years; and (c) the balance of the trust fund as of January 1, 2009; provided further, that no assistant district attorney shall be paid an annual salary of less than $37,500; provided further, that not more than $100,000 shall be expended for additional support of the Gun Prosecution Task Force, also known as the Gun Court; provided further, that not more than $150,000 shall be expended for support of a second Grand Jury for Suffolk County to investigate unsolved homicides, otherwise known as the Special Homicide Grand Jury; provided further, that not more than $230,000$115,000 shall be expended for the cost of rent increases and property tax pass through increases at One Bulfinch Place; and provided further, that at least 30 days before transferring any funds authorized in this item from the AA object class, the district attorney shall notify the house and senate committees on ways and means of its intention to make that transfer

16,593,097 16,178,270  

Note:  Governor's veto was overridden.  Text in red reflects vetoed language.

Veto Explanation: I am reducing earmarked funding for a program to the amount projected to be necessary. The reduction in the item incorporates the reduction in earmarked funds.

 
 
HISTORICAL SPENDING CATEGORIES ($000)
column definitions
SPENDING CATEGORY
FY2005
Expended

FY2006
Expended

FY2007
Expended

FY2008
Expended

FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Budget
Reductions
Wages & Salaries 10,646 11,226 12,025 12,898 12,839 -415
Employee Benefits 258 217 222 220 241 0
Operating Expenses 2,847 2,867 3,151 2,995 3,362 0
Grants & Subsidies 0 0 0 0 150 0
TOTAL 13,751 14,310 15,398 16,113 16,593 -415

 

FY2009 Spending Category Chart

Pie Chart: Wages & Salaries=78%, Employee Benefits=1%, Operating Expenses=20%, Grants & Subsidies=1%



 
Earmarks

EARMARK DESCRIPTION

City / Town
FY2009
GAA
  FY2009    
  9C Cuts    
Gun Prosecution Task Force Boston100,000 0  
North Dorchester Safe Neighborhood Initiative Boston / Dorchester125,000 0  
Rent and Property Tax Increases at One Bulfinch Place  230,000 0  
Second Grand Jury  150,000 0