14100010 - Veterans' Services Administration and Pension Determination

Account Description FY2009
GAA
FY2009  
Total  
Spending
  
1410-0010 Veterans' Services Administration and Pension Determination
For the operation of the department of veterans' services; provided, that the department may fund a housing specialist from this item; provided further, that the department may expend funds for the Glory 54th Brigade; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for the purpose of maintaining the Massachusetts Vietnam veterans memorial located in the Green Hill park in Worcester; provided further, that not less than $10,000 shall be expended for the Korean War memorial located in the Charlestown navy yard; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the World War II Memorial at Bell Rock Memorial Park in Malden; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be provided for reimbursing reasonable expenses incurred in carrying out the responsibilities of the special commission relative to the hidden wounds of war on Massachusetts service members established by chapter 1 of the resolves of 2008; provided further, that the secretary of veterans' affairs shall submit a report to the joint committee on veterans' and federal affairs and the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than December 31, 2008, on the secretariat's implementation of and the outreach efforts of the "welcome home bill"; and provided further, that the report shall include the participation rates for service, hindrances to enrollment for the program, and recommendations, including any necessary statutory or other changes to increase the number of service men and women who apply for such service
2,338,552 2,249,578  

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

FY2006
Expended

FY2007
Expended

FY2008
Expended

FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Budget
Reductions
Wages & Salaries 1,441 1,553 1,642 1,790 1,814 -4
Employee Benefits 53 25 26 28 31 0
Operating Expenses 130 343 350 357 334 0
Public Assistance 0 0 80 0 125 -33
Grants & Subsidies 20 20 175 34 35 -35
TOTAL 1,644 1,941 2,272 2,209 2,339 -72

 

FY2009 Spending Category Chart

Pie Chart: Wages & Salaries=79%, Employee Benefits=1%, Operating Expenses=14%, Public Assistance=5%, Grants & Subsidies=1%



 
Earmarks

EARMARK DESCRIPTION

City / Town
FY2009
GAA
  FY2009    
  9C Cuts    
World War II Memorial at Bell Rock Memorial Park in Malden. Malden100,000 -50,000  
Expenses for Commission to Hidden Wounds of War on Mass Service Members Statewide25,000 0  
Korean War Veterans Committee of Massachusetts for the purpose of maintaining the Massachusetts Korean war memorial in Charlestown Boston / Charlestown10,000 -5,000  
Maintenance of the MA Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Worcester Worcester25,000 -12,500