80000110 - Criminal History Systems Board

Account Description FY2009
GAA
FY2009  
Total  
Spending
  
8000-0110 Criminal History Systems Board
For the operation of the criminal history systems board; including criminal justice information services, criminal offender record information services, firearms support services, and victim services; provided, that the board shall fund 1 administrative assistant who shall be employed in the victim services unit of the board for the continued and enhanced operation of the post-conviction victim and witness certification program operated pursuant to chapter 258B of the General Laws and clause (c) of the first paragraph of section 172 of chapter 6 of the General Laws; provided further, that the victim services position shall be in addition to any such positions approved as of February 1, 1998; provided further, that not more than $75,000 shall be expended for the purpose of enabling local housing authorities access to criminal offender record information when qualifying applicants for state-assisted housing; provided further, that the board shall, not later than September 30, 2008, adopt regulations to: (a) assure that the distribution of criminal offender record information relates to the individual for whom the request has been made; (b) afford practical assistance in making corrections to a criminal offender record information report to an individual who submits evidence to the board that 1 or more charges in a criminal offender record information report distributed by the board and purportedly relating to that individual, in fact, do not relate to that individual; (c) limit the distribution of criminal offender record information to conviction data and data regarding any pending criminal charge, except as otherwise authorized by law; and (d) require that any entity other than a criminal justice agency that receives a criminal offender record information report from the board as to an individual and, as a result of that report, is inclined to make an adverse decision as to the individual, shall, before making a final decision, afford the individual an opportunity to dispute the accuracy and relevance of the criminal offender record information report; provided further, that not later than January 1, 2009, the board shall file a report with the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing the steps the board has taken to implement the preceding proviso and the success of those steps in improving the accuracy of the criminal offender record information system; and provided further, that not less than $346,417 shall be expended for a CORI training and audit unit
                General Fund ............... 50.00%
                Highway Fund ............... 50.00%
6,732,924 6,316,479  

 
 
HISTORICAL SPENDING CATEGORIES ($000)
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SPENDING CATEGORY
FY2005
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FY2006
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FY2007
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FY2008
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FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Budget
Reductions
Wages & Salaries 2,006 2,207 2,604 3,260 3,638 -296
Employee Benefits 44 44 40 49 68 0
Operating Expenses 491 576 746 2,877 3,027 -95
TOTAL 2,540 2,827 3,390 6,185 6,733 -391

 

FY2009 Spending Category Chart

Pie Chart: Wages & Salaries=54%, Employee Benefits=1%, Operating Expenses=45%



 
Earmarks

EARMARK DESCRIPTION

City / Town
FY2009
GAA
  FY2009    
  9C Cuts    
Enables housing authorities to conduct CORI searches of applicants Statewide75,000 -75,000  
CORI Training Statewide346,417 0