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Budget Summary FY2009

Outside Section 85
Data Current as of:  6/22/2009




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Tobacco Settlement Transfer to the General Fund

SECTION 85.   Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, during fiscal year 2009, the comptroller shall transfer from the Health Care Security Trust, established pursuant to section 1 of chapter 29D of the General Laws, to the General Fund an amount equal to 100 per cent of the total of all payments received by the commonwealth in fiscal year 2009 pursuant to the master settlement agreement in the action known as Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Phillip Morris, Inc. et. al., Middlesex Superior Court, No. 95-7378 and 100 per cent of the earnings generated in fiscal year 2009 from the Health Care Security Trust as certified by the comptroller pursuant to paragraph (f) of section 3 of chapter 29D of the General Laws for certain health care expenditures appropriated in section 2.