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JUDICIARY
FISCAL YEAR 2009 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2009
Conference
FY2009
Vetoes
FY2009
Overrides
FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Total
Spending
Supreme Judicial Court 8,295 0 0 8,295 7,966  
Clerk's Office of the Supreme Judicial Court for the County of Suffolk 1,283 -54 54 1,283 1,248  
Commission on Judicial Conduct 574 0 0 574 566  
Board of Bar Examiners 1,109 0 0 1,109 1,109  
Committee for Public Counsel Services 29,295 -458 458 29,295 28,795  
Private Counsel Compensation 140,346 0 0 140,346 140,346  
Indigent Persons Fees and Court Costs 11,457 0 0 11,457 11,934  
Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation 11,070 0 0 11,070 11,070  
Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee 814 0 0 814 814  
Massachusetts Correctional Legal Services 986 -146 146 986 986  
Suffolk County Social Law Library 2,230 -100 100 2,230 2,230  
Appeals Court 11,615 0 0 11,615 11,229  
Trial Court Justices' Salaries 10,957 0 0 10,957 10,957  
District Court Justices' Salaries 21,120 0 0 21,120 21,120  
Probate and Family Court Justices' Salaries 6,823 0 0 6,823 6,823  
Land Court Justices' Salaries 941 0 0 941 941  
Boston Municipal Court Justices' Salaries 4,016 0 0 4,016 4,016  
Housing Court Justices' Salaries 1,342 0 0 1,342 1,342  
Juvenile Court Justices' Salaries 5,453 0 0 5,453 5,453  
Office of the Chief Justice for Administration and Management 135,665 0 0 135,665 128,831  
Sentencing Commission 246 0 0 246 246  
OPEIU FY08 Collective Bargaining 0 0 0 0 244  
Alternative Dispute Resolution 963 0 0 963 577  
Permanency Mediation Services 540 0 0 540 540  
Court Security Program 66,111 -859 859 66,111 64,809  
Trial Court Additional Expenses 21,223 -2,769 2,769 21,223 18,203  
Superior Court 6,475 0 0 6,475 6,475  
Medical Malpractice Tribunals 61 0 0 61 61  
Barnstable Superior Court 808 0 0 808 808  
Berkshire Superior Court 209 0 0 209 209  
Bristol Superior Court 890 0 0 890 890  
Dukes Superior Court 166 0 0 166 166  
Essex Superior Court 1,500 0 0 1,500 1,500  
Franklin Superior Court 406 0 0 406 406  
Hampden Superior Court 1,511 0 0 1,511 1,511  
Hampshire Superior Court 321 0 0 321 321  
Middlesex Superior Court 3,349 0 0 3,349 3,349  
Nantucket Superior Court 140 0 0 140 140  
Norfolk Superior Court 1,230 0 0 1,230 1,230  
Plymouth Superior Court 1,127 0 0 1,127 1,127  
Suffolk Superior Civil Court 3,082 0 0 3,082 3,082  
Suffolk Superior Criminal Court 1,959 0 0 1,959 1,959  
Worcester Superior Court 1,110 0 0 1,110 1,110  
District Court 951 0 0 951 951  
First District Court of Barnstable 595 0 0 595 595  
Second District Court of Barnstable 428 0 0 428 428  
Third District Court of Barnstable 427 0 0 427 427  
District Court of Northern Berkshire 302 0 0 302 302  
District Court of Central Berkshire 465 0 0 465 465  
District Court of Southern Berkshire 257 0 0 257 257  
First District Court of Bristol 783 0 0 783 783  
Second District Court of Bristol 971 0 0 971 971  
Third District Court of Bristol 1,049 0 0 1,049 1,049  
Fourth District Court of Bristol 647 0 0 647 647  
District Court of Edgartown 187 0 0 187 187  
First District Court of Essex 775 0 0 775 775  
Third District Court of Essex 219 0 0 219 219  
Central District Court of Northern Essex 659 0 0 659 659  
District Court of Eastern Essex 331 0 0 331 331  
District Court of Lawrence 1,214 0 0 1,214 1,214  
District Court of Southern Essex 894 0 0 894 894  
District Court of Newburyport 545 0 0 545 545  
District Court of Peabody 557 0 0 557 557  
District Court of Greenfield 379 0 0 379 379  
District Court of Orange 312 0 0 312 312  
District Court of Chicopee 464 0 0 464 464  
District Court of Holyoke 486 0 0 486 486  
District Court of Eastern Hampden 334 0 0 334 334  
District Court of Springfield 1,891 0 0 1,891 1,891  
District Court of Western Hampden 319 0 0 319 319  
District Court of Hampshire 686 0 0 686 686  
District Court of Eastern Hampshire 184 0 0 184 184  
District Court of Lowell 1,336 0 0 1,336 1,336  
District Court of Somerville 1,252 0 0 1,252 1,252  
District Court of Newton 406 0 0 406 406  
District Court of Marlborough 538 0 0 538 538  
District Court of Natick 464 0 0 464 464  
First District Court of Eastern Middlesex 637 0 0 637 637  
Second District Court of Eastern Middlesex 541 0 0 541 541  
Third District Court of Eastern Middlesex 1,356 0 0 1,356 1,356  
Fourth District Court of Eastern Middlesex 748 0 0 748 748  
First District Court of Northern Middlesex 409 0 0 409 409  
First District Court of Southern Middlesex 858 0 0 858 858  
District Court of Central Middlesex 519 0 0 519 519  
District Court of Nantucket 133 0 0 133 133  
District Court of Northern Norfolk 615 0 0 615 615  
District Court of Eastern Norfolk 1,735 0 0 1,735 1,735  
District Court of Western Norfolk 517 0 0 517 517  
District Court of Southern Norfolk 670 0 0 670 670  
Municipal Court of Brookline 383 0 0 383 383  
District Court of Brockton 1,235 0 0 1,235 1,235  
Second District Court of Plymouth 706 0 0 706 706  
Third District Court of Plymouth 877 0 0 877 877  
Fourth District Court of Plymouth 739 0 0 739 739  
District Court of Chelsea 921 0 0 921 921  
Central District Court of Worcester 1,701 0 0 1,701 1,701  
District Court of Fitchburg 557 0 0 557 557  
District Court of Leominster 438 0 0 438 438  
District Court of Winchendon 153 0 0 153 153  
First District Court of Northern Worcester 390 0 0 390 390  
First District Court of Eastern Worcester 443 0 0 443 443  
Second District Court of Eastern Worcester 514 0 0 514 514  
First District Court of Southern Worcester 527 0 0 527 527  
Second District Court of Southern Worcester 351 0 0 351 351  
Third District Court of Southern Worcester 335 0 0 335 335  
District Court of Western Worcester 350 0 0 350 350  
Probate and Family Court 1,359 0 0 1,359 1,359  
Barnstable Probate Court 1,020 0 0 1,020 1,020  
Barnstable Probate Court Child and Parents Program 83 0 0 83 83  
Berkshire Probate Court 536 0 0 536 536  
Bristol Probate Court 1,683 0 0 1,683 1,683  
Dukes Probate Court 127 0 0 127 127  
Essex Probate Court 1,356 0 0 1,356 1,356  
Franklin Probate Court 540 0 0 540 540  
Hampden Probate Court 2,840 0 0 2,840 2,840  
Western Massachusetts Family Services Clinic 41 0 0 41 41  
Hampshire Probate Court 670 0 0 670 670  
Middlesex Probate Court 3,509 0 0 3,509 3,509  
Middlesex Probate Court Family Services Clinic 201 0 0 201 201  
Middlesex Community Access Program 199 0 0 199 199  
Nantucket Probate Court 182 0 0 182 182  
Norfolk Probate Court 1,574 0 0 1,574 1,574  
Norfolk Probate Court Family Services Clinic 145 0 0 145 145  
Plymouth Probate Court 1,412 0 0 1,412 1,412  
Suffolk Probate Court 2,327 0 0 2,327 2,327  
Suffolk Probate Community Access 260 0 0 260 260  
Worcester Probate Court 1,771 0 0 1,771 1,771  
Worcester Family Crisis Clinic 197 0 0 197 197  
Land Court 2,479 0 0 2,479 2,479  
Boston Municipal Court 3,308 0 0 3,308 3,308  
Brighton Division of the Boston Municipal Court 339 0 0 339 339  
Charlestown Division of the Boston Municipal Court 242 0 0 242 242  
Dorchester Division of the Boston Municipal Court 1,194 0 0 1,194 1,194  
East Boston Division of the Boston Municipal Court 605 0 0 605 605  
Roxbury Division of the Boston Municipal Court 1,160 0 0 1,160 1,160  
South Boston Division of the Boston Municipal Court 423 0 0 423 423  
West Roxbury Division of the Boston Municipal Court 761 0 0 761 761  
Housing Court 107 0 0 107 107  
Boston Housing Court 969 0 0 969 969  
Hampden Housing Court 719 0 0 719 719  
Worcester Housing Court 722 0 0 722 722  
Southeastern Housing Court 1,262 0 0 1,262 1,262  
Northeastern Housing Court 676 0 0 676 676  
Juvenile Court 929 0 0 929 929  
Boston Juvenile Court 1,298 0 0 1,298 1,298  
Bristol Juvenile Court 1,297 0 0 1,297 1,297  
Springfield Juvenile Court 1,347 0 0 1,347 1,347  
Worcester Juvenile Court 1,125 0 0 1,125 1,125  
Barnstable County Juvenile Court 766 0 0 766 766  
Essex Juvenile Court 1,184 0 0 1,184 1,184  
Hampshire Juvenile Court 712 0 0 712 712  
Plymouth Juvenile Court 821 0 0 821 821  
Berkshire Juvenile Court 519 0 0 519 519  
Middlesex Juvenile Court 1,242 0 0 1,242 1,242  
Norfolk Juvenile Court 952 0 0 952 952  
Commissioner of Probation 142,372 -7,630 7,630 142,372 134,894  
Office of Community Corrections 7,776 -1,656 1,656 7,776 7,031  
Community Corrections Programs 19,316 -206 206 19,316 18,290  
Jury Commissioner 2,702 0 0 2,702 2,702  
Indigent Counsel Fees Retained Revenue 750 0 0 750 750  
Trial Court Retained Revenue 20,000 0 0 20,000 20,000  
Probation Service Fees Retained Revenue 23,000 0 0 23,000 23,000  
TOTAL    23,864 -299 299 23,864

account description amount
SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT 23,499,587
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
0320-0003 Supreme Judicial Court
For the operation of the supreme judicial court, including salaries of the chief justice and the 6 associate justices
7,965,766
0320-0010 Clerk's Office of the Supreme Judicial Court for the County of Suffolk
For the operation of the clerk's office of the supreme judicial court for Suffolk county
1,247,902
0321-1600 Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation
For the Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation to provide legal representation for indigent or otherwise disadvantaged residents of the commonwealth; provided, that notwithstanding section 9 of chapter 221A of the General Laws, $1,370,801 shall be expended for the disability benefits project, $618,742 shall be expended for the Medicare Advocacy Project, and $2,834,024 shall be expended for the Battered Women's Legal Assistance Project; provided further, that the corporation shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than January 30, 2009 that shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (a) the number of persons whom the programs funded by the corporation assisted in the prior fiscal year; (b) any proposed expansion of legal services delineated by type of service, target population, and cost; and (c) the total number of indigent or otherwise disadvantaged residents of the commonwealth who received services of the corporation, by type of case and geographic location; and provided further, that the corporation may contract with any organization for the purpose of providing the representation
11,070,424
0321-2100 Massachusetts Correctional Legal Services
For the Massachusetts correctional legal services committee
985,824
0321-2205 Suffolk County Social Law Library
For the expenses of the social law library located in Suffolk county
2,229,671

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 649,803
0320-1700 State Court Improvement Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, State Court Improvement Program
265,631
0320-1701 CIP Data Sharing Grant
For the purpose of a federally funded grant entitled, CIP Data Sharing Grant
204,516
0320-1703 State Court Improvement Training Program
For the purpose of a federally funded grant entitled, CIP Training Grant
179,656

 

 

account description amount
COMMISSION ON JUDICIAL CONDUCT 565,699
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
0321-0001 Commission on Judicial Conduct
For the operation of the commission on judicial conduct
565,699

 

 

account description amount
BOARD OF BAR EXAMINERS 1,108,593
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
0321-0100 Board of Bar Examiners
For the services of the board of bar examiners
1,108,593

 

 

account description amount
COMMITTEE FOR PUBLIC COUNSEL SERVICES 181,824,315
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
0321-1500 Committee for Public Counsel Services
For the operation of the committee for public counsel services, as authorized by chapter 211D of the General Laws; provided, that the committee shall submit a report to the clerks of the house of representatives and senate and the house and senate committees on ways and means, no later than January 30, 2009, that shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (a) the number of clients assisted by the committee in the prior fiscal year; (b) any proposed expansion of legal services delineated by type of service, target population and cost; (c) the total number of persons who received legal services by the committee, by type of case and geographic location; (d) the costs for services rendered per client, by type of case and geographic location; (e) the amount paid, if any, to the committee by clients for services rendered by type of case and geographic location; (f) the average cost for services rendered by the committee by type of case; and (g) the average number of hours spent per attorney or staff per type of case; provided further, that the committee shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than January 30, 2009, on the progress of the public defender division; and provided further, that said report shall include the following: (a) the number of offices that are in operation; (b) the number of staff hired to work in the district offices; and (c) the estimated savings the commonwealth has realized from having cases assigned to public defenders as opposed to being assigned to private bar advocates
28,794,603
0321-1510 Private Counsel Compensation
For compensation paid to private counsel assigned to criminal and civil cases under subsection (b) of section 6 of chapter 211D of the General Laws, pursuant to section 11 of said chapter 211D; provided, that not more than $2,000,000 of the sum appropriated in this item may be expended for services rendered before fiscal year 2009
140,345,728
0321-1520 Indigent Persons Fees and Court Costs
For fees and costs as defined in section 27A of chapter 261 of the General Laws, as ordered by a justice of the appeals court or a justice of a department of the trial court of the commonwealth on behalf of indigent persons, as defined in said section 27A of said chapter 261; provided, that not more than $1,000,000 of the sum appropriated in this item may be expended for services rendered before fiscal year 2009
11,933,984

account description amount
Retained Revenues
0321-1518 Indigent Counsel Fees Retained Revenue
The chief counsel for the committee for public services may expend an amount not to exceed $750,000 from revenues collected from fees charged for attorney representation of indigent clients
750,000

 

 

account description amount
MENTAL HEALTH LEGAL ADVISORS COMMITTEE 813,797
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
0321-2000 Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee
For the operation of the mental health legal advisors committee and for certain programs for the indigent mentally ill, established pursuant to section 34E of chapter 221 of the General Laws
813,797

 

 

account description amount
APPEALS COURT 11,229,163
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
0322-0100 Appeals Court
For the appeals court, including the salaries, traveling allowances and expenses of the chief justice, recall judges and the associate justices
11,229,163

 

 

account description amount
TRIAL COURT 584,218,678
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
0330-0101 Trial Court Justices' Salaries
For the salaries of the justices of the superior court department of the trial court
10,956,826
0330-0102 District Court Justices' Salaries
For the salaries of the justices of the district court department of the trial court
21,119,998
0330-0103 Probate and Family Court Justices' Salaries
For the salaries of the justices of the probate and family court department of the trial court
6,823,471
0330-0104 Land Court Justices' Salaries
For the salaries of the justices of the land court department of the trial court
941,374
0330-0105 Boston Municipal Court Justices' Salaries
For the salaries of the justices of the Boston municipal court department of the trial court
4,016,127
0330-0106 Housing Court Justices' Salaries
For the salaries of the justices of the housing court department of the trial court
1,342,434
0330-0107 Juvenile Court Justices' Salaries
For the salaries of the justices of the juvenile court department of the trial court
5,452,834
0330-0300 Office of the Chief Justice for Administration and Management
For the central administration of the trial court, including costs associated with trial court non-employee services, trial court dental and vision health plan agreement, jury expenses, trial court law libraries, statewide telecommunications, private and municipal court rental and leases, operation of courthouse facilities, rental of county court facilities, witness fees, printing expenses, equipment maintenance and repairs, court interpreter program, and insurance and chargeback costs; provided, that funds may be expended for the judicial training institute; provided further, that 50 per cent of all fees payable pursuant to Massachusetts Rules of Criminal Procedure 15(d) and 30(c)(8) shall be paid from this item; provided further, that notwithstanding section 9A of chapter 30, or any other general or special law to the contrary, the rights afforded to a veteran, pursuant to said section 9A of said chapter 30, shall also be afforded to any such veteran, who holds a trial court office or position in the service of the commonwealth not classified under chapter 31, other than an elective office, an appointive office for a fixed term or an office or position under section 7 of chapter 30, and who: (1) has held the office or position for not less than 1 year; and (2) has 30 years of total creditable service to the commonwealth, as defined in chapter 32; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the changing lives through literature program; provided further, that the trial court shall submit a report to the victim and witness assistance board detailing the amount of assessments imposed within each court by a justice or clerk-magistrate during the previous calendar year pursuant to section 8 of chapter 258B of the General Laws; provided further, that the report shall include, but not be limited to, the number of cases in which the assessment was reduced or waived by a judge or clerk-magistrate within the courts; and provided further, that the report shall be submitted to the victim and witness assistance board on or before January 12, 2009
128,830,707
0330-0317 Sentencing Commission
For the operation and expenses of the Massachusetts sentencing commission, pursuant to chapter 211E of the General Laws
246,380
0330-0338 OPEIU FY08 Collective Bargaining
244,458
0330-0410 Alternative Dispute Resolution
For alternative dispute resolution services for the trial court; provided, that the services shall be made available, to the extent possible, in connection with child care, protection and custody proceedings in juvenile and probate courts; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the Housing Services and Mediation Program operated by the Berkshire County Regional Housing Authority in Pittsfield; provided further, that not less than $60,000 shall be expended for Mediation Services of North Central Massachusetts, Inc.; provided further, that not less than $65,000 shall be expended for the North Shore Community Mediation Program in Salem; provided further, that not less than $65,000 shall be expended for Metropolitan Mediation Services operated by the Brookline Community Mental Health Center; provided further, that not less than $62,811 shall be expended for Mediation Works, Inc; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for Quabbin Mediation in Athol; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Mediation and Training Collaborative of Franklin County in Greenfield; provided further, that not less than $65,000 shall be expended for Framingham Court Mediation Services; provided further, that not less than $60,000 shall be expended for the Cape Cod Dispute Resolution Center; provided further, that not less than $65,000 shall be expended for the Community Dispute Settlement Center, Inc., of Cambridge; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Greater Brockton Center for Dispute Resolution; provided further, that not less than $48,031 shall be expended for the Somerville Mediation Program; provided further, that not less than $65,000 shall be expended for the Middlesex Multi-door Court House Program; provided further, that not less than $40,000 shall be expended for the Martha's Vineyard Mediation Program; provided further, that not less than $60,000 shall be expended for Dispute Resolution Services, Inc. in the city of Springfield; and provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for Community Mediation of Worcester
577,219
0330-0441 Permanency Mediation Services
For permanency mediation services in the probate and juvenile courts
540,000
0330-3200 Court Security Program
For the court security program, including personnel and expenses; provided, that the chief justice for administration and management shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than January 30, 2009, detailing the number of court officers, per diem court officers and security personnel located in each trial court of the commonwealth
64,808,711
0330-3337 Trial Court Additional Expenses
For additional expenses associated with the operation of the trial court; provided, that any expenditures or allocations shall be made in accordance with schedules submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than 30 days before the expenditures or allocations are made
18,202,914
0331-0100 Superior Court
For the administrative office of the superior court department
6,474,623
0331-0300 Medical Malpractice Tribunals
For medical malpractice tribunals established in accordance with the provisions of section 60B of chapter 231 of the General Laws
61,471
0331-2100 Barnstable Superior Court
For the Barnstable superior court; provided, that the clerk of the court shall have responsibility for the internal administration of his office, including personnel, staff services and record keeping
808,271
0331-2200 Berkshire Superior Court
For the Berkshire superior court; provided, that the clerk of the court shall have responsibility for the internal administration of his office, including personnel, staff services and record keeping
208,833
0331-2300 Bristol Superior Court
For the Bristol superior court; provided, that the clerk of the court shall have responsibility for the internal administration of his office, including personnel, staff services and record keeping
889,852
0331-2400 Dukes Superior Court
For the Dukes superior court; provided, that the clerk of the court shall have responsibility for the internal administration of his office, including personnel, staff services and record keeping
166,327
0331-2500 Essex Superior Court
For the Essex superior court; provided, that the clerk of the court shall have responsibility for the internal administration of his office, including personnel, staff services and record keeping
1,500,416
0331-2600 Franklin Superior Court
For the Franklin superior court; provided, that the clerk of the court shall have responsibility for the internal administration of his office, including personnel, staff services and record keeping
405,966
0331-2700 Hampden Superior Court
For the Hampden superior court; provided, that the clerk of the court shall have responsibility for the internal administration of his office, including personnel, staff services and record keeping
1,510,814
0331-2800 Hampshire Superior Court
For the Hampshire superior court; provided, that the clerk of the court shall have responsibility for the internal administration of his office, including personnel, staff services and record keeping
321,497
0331-2900 Middlesex Superior Court
For the Middlesex superior court; provided, that the clerk of the court shall have responsibility for the internal administration of his office, including personnel, staff services and record keeping
3,349,474
0331-3000 Nantucket Superior Court
For the Nantucket superior court; provided, that the clerk of the court shall have responsibility for the internal administration of his office, including personnel, staff services and record keeping
140,162
0331-3100 Norfolk Superior Court
For the Norfolk superior court; provided, that the clerk of the court shall have responsibility for the internal administration of his office, including personnel, staff services and record keeping
1,229,585
0331-3200 Plymouth Superior Court
For the Plymouth superior court; provided, that the clerk of the court shall have responsibility for the internal administration of his office, including personnel, staff services and record keeping
1,127,215
0331-3300 Suffolk Superior Civil Court
For the Suffolk superior civil court; provided, that the clerk of the court shall have responsibility for the internal administration of his office, including personnel, staff services and record keeping
3,081,929
0331-3400 Suffolk Superior Criminal Court
For the Suffolk superior criminal court; provided, that the clerk of the court shall have responsibility for the internal administration of his office, including personnel, staff services and record keeping
1,959,336
0331-3500 Worcester Superior Court
For the Worcester superior court; provided, that the clerk of the court shall have responsibility for the internal administration of his office, including personnel, staff services and record keeping
1,109,510
0332-0100 District Court
For the administrative office of the district court department, including a civil conciliation program
951,104
0332-1100 First District Court of Barnstable
For the first district court of Barnstable
594,883
0332-1200 Second District Court of Barnstable
For the second district court of Barnstable at Orleans
427,513
0332-1203 Third District Court of Barnstable
For the third district court of Barnstable at Falmouth
427,125
0332-1300 District Court of Northern Berkshire
For the district court of northern Berkshire at Adams, North Adams and Williamstown
301,844
0332-1400 District Court of Central Berkshire
For the district court of central Berkshire at Pittsfield
465,156
0332-1500 District Court of Southern Berkshire
For the district court of southern Berkshire at Great Barrington and Lee
257,272
0332-1600 First District Court of Bristol
For the first district court of Bristol at Taunton
782,962
0332-1700 Second District Court of Bristol
For the second district court of Bristol at Fall River
971,218
0332-1800 Third District Court of Bristol
For the third district court of Bristol at New Bedford
1,048,919
0332-1900 Fourth District Court of Bristol
For the fourth district court of Bristol at Attleboro
647,070
0332-2000 District Court of Edgartown
For the district court of Edgartown
187,342
0332-2100 First District Court of Essex
For the first district court of Essex at Salem
774,695
0332-2300 Third District Court of Essex
For the third district court of Essex at Ipswich
219,418
0332-2400 Central District Court of Northern Essex
For the central district court of northern Essex at Haverhill
659,311
0332-2500 District Court of Eastern Essex
For the district court of eastern Essex at Gloucester
330,874
0332-2600 District Court of Lawrence
For the district court of Lawrence
1,213,889
0332-2700 District Court of Southern Essex
For the district court of southern Essex at Lynn
893,946
0332-2800 District Court of Newburyport
For the district court of Newburyport
544,895
0332-2900 District Court of Peabody
For the district court of Peabody
556,522
0332-3000 District Court of Greenfield
For the district court of Greenfield
379,044
0332-3100 District Court of Orange
For the district court of Orange
311,520
0332-3200 District Court of Chicopee
For the district court of Chicopee
464,004
0332-3300 District Court of Holyoke
For the district court of Holyoke
485,820
0332-3400 District Court of Eastern Hampden
For the district court of eastern Hampden at Palmer
334,248
0332-3500 District Court of Springfield
For the district court of Springfield
1,891,379
0332-3600 District Court of Western Hampden
For the district court of western Hampden at Westfield
319,072
0332-3700 District Court of Hampshire
For the district court of Hampshire at Northampton
686,121
0332-3800 District Court of Eastern Hampshire
For the district court of eastern Hampshire at Belchertown
183,590
0332-3900 District Court of Lowell
For the district court of Lowell
1,336,300
0332-4000 District Court of Somerville
For the district court of Somerville
1,251,585
0332-4100 District Court of Newton
For the district court of Newton
406,179
0332-4200 District Court of Marlborough
For the district court of Marlborough
538,054
0332-4300 District Court of Natick
For the district court of Natick
464,004
0332-4400 First District Court of Eastern Middlesex
For the first district court of eastern Middlesex at Malden
636,796
0332-4500 Second District Court of Eastern Middlesex
For the second district court of eastern Middlesex at Waltham
540,860
0332-4600 Third District Court of Eastern Middlesex
For the third district court of eastern Middlesex at Cambridge
1,355,914
0332-4700 Fourth District Court of Eastern Middlesex
For the fourth district court of eastern Middlesex at Woburn
748,334
0332-4800 First District Court of Northern Middlesex
For the first district court of northern Middlesex at Ayer
408,513
0332-4900 First District Court of Southern Middlesex
For the first district court of southern Middlesex at Framingham
857,991
0332-5000 District Court of Central Middlesex
For the district court of central Middlesex at Concord
519,363
0332-5100 District Court of Nantucket
For the district court of Nantucket
133,383
0332-5200 District Court of Northern Norfolk
For the district court of northern Norfolk at Dedham
614,869
0332-5300 District Court of Eastern Norfolk
For the district court of East Norfolk at Quincy
1,735,462
0332-5400 District Court of Western Norfolk
For the district court of western Norfolk at Wrentham
517,430
0332-5500 District Court of Southern Norfolk
For the district court of southern Norfolk at Stoughton
670,183
0332-5600 Municipal Court of Brookline
For the municipal court of Brookline
382,711
0332-5700 District Court of Brockton
For the district court of Brockton
1,234,736
0332-5800 Second District Court of Plymouth
For the second district court of Plymouth at Hingham
705,899
0332-5900 Third District Court of Plymouth
For the third district court of Plymouth at Plymouth
876,742
0332-6000 Fourth District Court of Plymouth
For the fourth district court of Plymouth at Wareham
739,036
0332-6300 District Court of Chelsea
For the district court of Chelsea; provided, that notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, said district court shall be the permanent location for the northern trial session to handle six person jury cases; provided further, that all personnel within said district court whose duties relate to said northern trial session shall report to the clerk magistrate of said district court; and provided further, that the clerk magistrate shall utilize whatever space within the facility-at-large he deems necessary to comply with S.J.C. Rule 3:12, Canon 3(A)6
921,194
0332-6900 Central District Court of Worcester
For the central district court of Worcester
1,700,739
0332-7000 District Court of Fitchburg
For the district court of Fitchburg
556,835
0332-7100 District Court of Leominster
For the district court of Leominster
438,062
0332-7200 District Court of Winchendon
For the district court of Winchendon
152,764
0332-7300 First District Court of Northern Worcester
For the first district court of northern Worcester at Gardner
389,673
0332-7400 First District Court of Eastern Worcester
For the first district court of eastern Worcester at Westborough
442,571
0332-7500 Second District Court of Eastern Worcester
For the second district court of eastern Worcester at Clinton
514,025
0332-7600 First District Court of Southern Worcester
For the district court of southern Worcester at Dudley
526,664
0332-7700 Second District Court of Southern Worcester
For the second district court of southern Worcester at Uxbridge
350,664
0332-7800 Third District Court of Southern Worcester
For the third district court of southern Worcester at Milford
335,314
0332-7900 District Court of Western Worcester
For the district court of western Worcester at East Brookfield
350,435
0333-0002 Probate and Family Court
For the administrative office of the probate and family court department
1,358,615
0333-0100 Barnstable Probate Court
For the Barnstable probate court
1,019,699
0333-0150 Barnstable Probate Court Child and Parents Program
For the operation of a child and parents program in the Barnstable probate court
82,582
0333-0200 Berkshire Probate Court
For the Berkshire probate court
535,524
0333-0300 Bristol Probate Court
For the Bristol probate court
1,682,652
0333-0400 Dukes Probate Court
For the Dukes probate court
127,077
0333-0500 Essex Probate Court
For the Essex probate court
1,356,009
0333-0600 Franklin Probate Court
For the Franklin probate court
539,848
0333-0700 Hampden Probate Court
For the Hampden probate court
2,840,355
0333-0711 Western Massachusetts Family Services Clinic
For the operation of the Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire family court clinic to be administratively located in the city of Springfield and to serve the Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire divisions of the probate court
41,292
0333-0800 Hampshire Probate Court
For the Hampshire probate court
670,284
0333-0900 Middlesex Probate Court
For the Middlesex probate court
3,508,883
0333-0911 Middlesex Probate Court Family Services Clinic
For the Middlesex probate court family services clinic
201,286
0333-0913 Middlesex Community Access Program
For the Middlesex community access program of community outreach and education; provided, that the program shall be targeted at low income persons who experience educational and language barriers to court access; and provided further, that the program shall be administered by the register of probate of Middlesex county
199,164
0333-1000 Nantucket Probate Court
For the Nantucket probate court
182,395
0333-1100 Norfolk Probate Court
For the Norfolk probate court
1,574,249
0333-1111 Norfolk Probate Court Family Services Clinic
For the Norfolk probate court family services clinic
145,200
0333-1200 Plymouth Probate Court
For the Plymouth probate court
1,411,954
0333-1300 Suffolk Probate Court
For the Suffolk probate court
2,327,106
0333-1313 Suffolk Probate Community Access
For the Suffolk probate community access program of community outreach and education; provided, that said program shall be targeted at low income persons who experience educational and language barriers to court access; and provided further, that said program shall be administered by the register of probate of Suffolk county
259,708
0333-1400 Worcester Probate Court
For the Worcester probate court
1,770,581
0333-1411 Worcester Family Crisis Clinic
For the Worcester probate court family services clinic
196,716
0334-0001 Land Court
For the operation of the land court
2,479,415
0335-0001 Boston Municipal Court
For the central division of the Boston municipal court department including the administrative costs of said court department
3,308,288
0335-0100 Brighton Division of the Boston Municipal Court
For the Brighton division of the Boston municipal court department
338,730
0335-0200 Charlestown Division of the Boston Municipal Court
For the Charlestown division of the Boston municipal court department
241,626
0335-0300 Dorchester Division of the Boston Municipal Court
For the Dorchester division of the Boston municipal court department
1,193,837
0335-0400 East Boston Division of the Boston Municipal Court
For the East Boston division of the Boston municipal court department
605,214
0335-0500 Roxbury Division of the Boston Municipal Court
For the Roxbury division of the Boston municipal court department
1,159,830
0335-0600 South Boston Division of the Boston Municipal Court
For the South Boston division of the Boston municipal court department
423,149
0335-0700 West Roxbury Division of the Boston Municipal Court
For the West Roxbury division of the Boston municipal court department
761,326
0336-0002 Housing Court
For the administrative office of the housing court department
107,178
0336-0100 Boston Housing Court
For the Boston housing court
969,476
0336-0200 Hampden Housing Court
For the western division of the housing court
718,895
0336-0300 Worcester Housing Court
For the Worcester county housing court
721,866
0336-0400 Southeastern Housing Court
For the southeastern division of the housing court
1,262,163
0336-0500 Northeastern Housing Court
For the northeastern division of the housing court
676,227
0337-0002 Juvenile Court
For the administrative office of the juvenile court department
929,438
0337-0100 Boston Juvenile Court
For the Suffolk county juvenile courts
1,297,986
0337-0200 Bristol Juvenile Court
For the Bristol juvenile court
1,296,549
0337-0300 Springfield Juvenile Court
For the Hampden county juvenile courts; provided, that $145,841 shall be expended for the CASA program in the Springfield Juvenile Courts
1,347,196
0337-0400 Worcester Juvenile Court
For the Worcester county juvenile courts; provided, that $72,920 shall be expended for the CASA program in the Worcester Juvenile Court
1,124,994
0337-0500 Barnstable County Juvenile Court
For the Barnstable county juvenile court, including the Barnstable county juvenile court located in the town of Plymouth
765,787
0337-0600 Essex Juvenile Court
For the Essex county juvenile courts; provided, that $100,000 shall be expended for the CASA program in the Lawrence Juvenile Court
1,183,645
0337-0700 Hampshire Juvenile Court
For the Hampshire and Franklin counties juvenile courts; provided, that $77,478 shall be expended for the Franklin/Hampshire CASA program, including the Northampton, Greenfield, Orange, and Ware District Courts
712,344
0337-0800 Plymouth Juvenile Court
For the Plymouth county juvenile courts; provided, that $72,920 shall be expended for the CASA program in the Plymouth County Juvenile Courts
820,893
0337-0900 Berkshire Juvenile Court
For the Berkshire county juvenile courts; provided, that $54,690 shall be expended for a Berkshire CASA program, in the Berkshire County Juvenile Courts
518,552
0337-1000 Middlesex Juvenile Court
For the Middlesex county juvenile courts
1,241,649
0337-1100 Norfolk Juvenile Court
For the Norfolk county juvenile courts
952,028
0339-1001 Commissioner of Probation
For the office of the commissioner of probation; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law, rule or regulation to the contrary, the commissioner, subject to appropriation, shall have exclusive authority to appoint, dismiss, assign and discipline probation officers, associate probation officers, probation officers-in-charge, assistant chief probation officers and chief probation officers; provided further, that the associate probation officers shall only perform in-court functions and shall assume the in-court duties of the currently employed probation officers who shall be reassigned within the probation service subject to collective bargaining agreements to perform intensive, community-based supervision of probationers, including the provisions of intensive supervision and community restraint services as described in item 0339-1004; provided further, that not less than $2,771,000 shall be expended for costs associated with full implementation of chapters 303 and 418 of the acts of 2006 to ensure effective supervision of probationers who are monitored through global positioning system bracelets; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the central Massachusetts probation training academy in the town of Clinton for the purpose of maintaining current staffing levels or providing additional staff at the discretion of the commission; provided further, that no funds shall be expended from this line item to cover the costs of building leases; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law, rule or regulation to the contrary, probation officer personnel and probation clerical support staff assigned to the courts shall be provided with suitable office space in their current location in and around the various divisions and departments of the trial court, as the case may be, or in suitable office space as appropriate, with the advice and consent of the commissioner; provided further, that the office shall enter into an interagency service agreement with the department of revenue to verify income data and to utilize the department's wage reporting and bank match system for the purpose of weekly tape-matching, so-called, for the purposes of determining an individual's eligibility for appointment of indigent counsel, as defined in chapter 211D of the General Laws; provided further, that the office shall submit quarterly reports to the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing the progress of eligibility verification with the department; and provided further, that the report shall include, but not be limited to, the number of individuals to be found misrepresenting assets, revenue generated through collection of indigent client fees, the average indigent client fee that each court division collects per case since the effective date of this act, recommendations on improvements in verifying eligibility for counsel and other pertinent information to ascertain the effectiveness of verification
134,893,975
0339-1003 Office of Community Corrections
For the operation of the trial court office of community corrections, including the costs of personnel; provided, that no funds shall be expended from this item to cover the costs of building leases
7,030,920
0339-1004 Community Corrections Programs
For the cost of intensive supervision and community corrections programs; provided, that the programs shall include, but not be limited to, tracking, community service, educational assistance, drug and alcohol testing and treatment, curfew enforcement, home confinement, day reporting, means-tested fines, restitution, and community incapacitation or restraint; provided further, that the number of placements in the programs shall not exceed a daily average goal of 5,000 intensively-supervised probationers; provided further, that funds from this item shall be expended to cover the costs of the programs that are undertaken and administered by court probation offices and county sheriffs' offices; provided further, that said funds shall be expended for the purpose of providing such programs in Barnstable, Berkshire, Bristol, Dukes, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex, Nantucket, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, and Worcester counties in fiscal year 2009; provided further, that the executive director of the office of community corrections of the trial court shall enter into interagency service agreements and memoranda of understanding with the probation offices and sheriffs' offices for the provision of such programs, including the contracting for detention space for probationers arrested for violating probation and awaiting court action and detention space for probationers who have been ordered by the trial court to be supervised at a higher level of restraint; provided further, that such agreements and memoranda shall be entered into at the direction of the executive director; provided further, that the executive director shall submit a spending and management plan for the programs to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than January 30, 2009; and provided further, that the plan shall include the projected number of probationers to be served by each program and include a description of the oversight and services provided to the probationers
18,289,520
0339-2100 Jury Commissioner
For the office of the jury commissioner in accordance with chapter 234A of the General Laws
2,702,029

account description amount
Retained Revenues
0330-3333 Trial Court Retained Revenue
For the chief justice for administration and management; provided, that the chief justice may expend an amount not to exceed $20,000,000 from fees charged and collected pursuant to section 3 of chapter 90C, chapter 185, section 22 of chapter 218 and sections 2, 4A, 4C, 39 and 40 of chapter 262 of the General Laws; provided further, that any expenditures or allocations shall be made in accordance with schedules submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than 30 days before the expenditures or allocations are made; provided further, that a schedule detailing the full allotment of said $20,000,000 shall be submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than February 2, 2009; provided further, that the only revenue available for expenditure in this item for fiscal year 2009 shall be revenue collected from the fees in excess of the amount collected and deposited into the General Fund in fiscal year 2003 from the fees; provided further, that no allocation shall occur until the schedules have been approved by the committees; provided further, that the fees shall continue to be transmitted to the treasurer for deposit into the General Fund before the expenditure authorized by this item; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of revenues and related expenditures, the chief justice may incur expenses and the comptroller shall certify for payments amounts not to exceed the lower of one half of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate therefor, as reported in the state accounting system
20,000,000
0330-3334 Probation Service Fees Retained Revenue
For the chief justice for administration and management; provided, that the chief justice may expend an amount not to exceed $23,000,000 from fees charged and collected pursuant to section 87A of chapter 276 of the General Laws; provided further, that any expenditures or allocations shall be made in accordance with schedules submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than 30 days before the expenditures or allocations are made; provided further, that a schedule detailing the full allotment of said $23,000,000 shall be submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than February 2, 2009; and provided further, that the fees shall continue to be transmitted to the treasurer for deposit into the General Fund before the expenditure authorized by this item
23,000,000

 

 

District Attorneys


DISTRICT ATTORNEYS

District Attorneys


District Attorneys
FISCAL YEAR 2009 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2009
Conference
FY2009
Vetoes
FY2009
Overrides
FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Total
Spending
Suffolk District Attorney 16,593 -115 115 16,593 16,178  
Suffolk District Attorney State Police Overtime 385 0 0 385 417  
Northern (Middlesex) District Attorney 14,246 0 0 14,246 13,890  
Northern District Attorney State Police Overtime 561 0 0 561 621  
Eastern (Essex) District Attorney 8,752 -43 43 8,752 8,533  
Eastern District Attorney State Police Overtime 547 0 0 547 561  
Middle (Worcester) District Attorney 9,250 -45 45 9,250 9,019  
Middle District Attorney State Police Overtime 449 0 0 449 449  
University of Massachusetts Medical School Drug Laboratory 450 0 0 450 450  
Hampden District Attorney 8,329 -41 41 8,329 8,112  
Hampden District Attorney State Police Overtime 360 0 0 360 425  
Northwestern District Attorney 5,186 -25 25 5,186 5,056  
Northwestern District Attorney State Police Overtime 319 0 0 319 349  
Norfolk District Attorney 8,529 -42 42 8,529 8,373  
Norfolk District Attorney State Police Overtime 464 0 0 464 560  
Plymouth District Attorney 7,400 -100 100 7,400 7,215  
Plymouth District Attorney State Police Overtime 467 0 0 467 537  
Bristol District Attorney 7,701 -165 165 7,701 7,509  
Bristol District Attorney State Police Overtime 354 0 0 354 369  
Cape and Islands District Attorney 3,763 -18 18 3,763 3,669  
Cape and Islands District Attorney State Police Overtime 303 0 0 303 295  
Berkshire District Attorney 3,666 -18 18 3,666 3,574  
Berkshire District Attorney State Police Overtime 233 0 0 233 336  
District Attorneys' Association 2,015 0 0 2,015 1,976  
District Attorney Retention 500 0 0 500 0  
District Attorneys' Wide Area Network 1,363 0 0 1,363 1,317  
TOTAL    16,978 -115 115 16,978

account description amount
SUFFOLK DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE 16,594,996
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
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
16,178,270
0340-0101 Suffolk District Attorney State Police Overtime
For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the Suffolk district attorney's office
                Highway Fund ............... 88.20%
                General Fund ............... 11.80%
416,726

 

 

account description amount
NORTHERN DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE 14,511,081
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
0340-0200 Northern (Middlesex) District Attorney
For the Middlesex district attorney's office, including the victim and witness assistance program, the child abuse and sexual assault prosecution program and the domestic violence unit; 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 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 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 no assistant district attorney shall be paid an annual salary of less than $37,500; 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
13,889,703
0340-0201 Northern District Attorney State Police Overtime
For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the Middlesex district attorney's office
                Highway Fund ............... 88.20%
                General Fund ............... 11.80%
621,378

 

 

account description amount
EASTERN DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE 9,094,239
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
0340-0300 Eastern (Essex) District Attorney
For the Eastern district attorney's office, including the victim and witness assistance program, the child abuse and sexual assault prosecution program and the domestic violence unit; 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 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 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; 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; and 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
8,532,931
0340-0301 Eastern District Attorney State Police Overtime
For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the Eastern district attorney's office
                Highway Fund ............... 88.20%
                General Fund ............... 11.80%
561,308

 

 

account description amount
MIDDLE DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE 9,917,750
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
0340-0400 Middle (Worcester) District Attorney
For the Worcester district attorney's office, including the victim and witness assistance program, the child abuse and sexual assault prosecution program and the domestic violence unit; 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 $75,000 may be expended for financial criminal investigations; 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 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 no assistant district attorney shall be paid an annual salary of less than $37,500; provided further, that not more than $45,000 shall be expended for the Victim Survivor Care Program at Ann Maria College; 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
9,019,168
0340-0401 Middle District Attorney State Police Overtime
For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the Worcester district attorney's office
                Highway Fund ............... 88.20%
                General Fund ............... 11.80%
448,582
0340-0410 University of Massachusetts Medical School Drug Laboratory
For the analysis of narcotic drug synthetic substitutes, poisons, drugs, medicines and chemicals at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in order to support the law enforcement efforts of the district attorneys, the state police and municipal police departments
450,000

 

 

account description amount
HAMPDEN DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE 8,536,528
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
0340-0500 Hampden District Attorney
For the Hampden district attorney's office, including the victim and witness assistance program, the child abuse and sexual assault prosecution program and the domestic violence unit; 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 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 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 no assistant district attorney shall be paid an annual salary of less than $37,500; 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
8,111,762
0340-0501 Hampden District Attorney State Police Overtime
For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the Hampden district attorney's office
                Highway Fund ............... 88.20%
                General Fund ............... 11.80%
424,766

 

 

account description amount
NORTHWESTERN DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE 5,405,476
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
0340-0600 Northwestern District Attorney
For the Hampshire/Franklin district attorney's office, including the victim and witness assistance program, the child abuse and sexual assault prosecution program and the domestic violence unit; 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 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 said fiscal years; and (c) the balance of the trust fund as of January 1, 2009; 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 no assistant district attorney shall be paid an annual salary of less than $37,500; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for the salaries and expenses of a children's advocacy project; 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
5,056,274
0340-0601 Northwestern District Attorney State Police Overtime
For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the Hampshire/Franklin district attorney's office
349,202

 

 

account description amount
NORFOLK DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE 8,932,731
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
0340-0700 Norfolk District Attorney
For the Norfolk district attorney's office, including the victim and witness assistance program, the child abuse and sexual assault prosecution program and the domestic violence unit; 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 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 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 no assistant district attorney shall be paid an annual salary of less than $37,500; 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
8,373,031
0340-0701 Norfolk District Attorney State Police Overtime
For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the Norfolk district attorney's office
                Highway Fund ............... 88.20%
                General Fund ............... 11.80%
559,700

 

 

account description amount
PLYMOUTH DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE 7,751,925
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
0340-0800 Plymouth District Attorney
For the Plymouth district attorney's office, including the victim and witness assistance program, the child abuse and sexual assault prosecution program and the domestic violence unit; 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 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 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 no assistant district attorney shall be paid an annual salary of less than $37,500; 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
7,214,915
0340-0801 Plymouth District Attorney State Police Overtime
For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the Plymouth district attorney's office
                Highway Fund ............... 88.20%
                General Fund ............... 11.80%
537,010

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 250,000
0340-0806 Weed and Seed Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Weed and Seed
200,000
0340-0816 Drug Free Communities
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Drug Free Communities
50,000

account description amount
Trust and Other Spending 60,000
0340-1013 Federal Forfeiture Trust Account 60,000

 

 

account description amount
BRISTOL DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE 7,877,916
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
0340-0900 Bristol District Attorney
For the Bristol district attorney's office, including the victim and witness assistance program, the child abuse and sexual assault prosecution program and the domestic violence unit; provided, that the office shall submit a report to 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 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 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 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 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; and provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for the Katie Brown domestic violence prevention program for the provision of classroom-based educational programs in schools within Bristol county to be administered by the Bristol county district attorney, to prevent relationship violence
7,508,707
0340-0901 Bristol District Attorney State Police Overtime
For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the Bristol district attorney's office
                Highway Fund ............... 88.20%
                General Fund ............... 11.80%
369,209

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 175,000
0340-0908 Weed and Seed Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Weed and Seed Campello
175,000

 

 

account description amount
CAPE AND ISLANDS DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE 3,964,027
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
0340-1000 Cape and Islands District Attorney
For the Cape and Islands district attorney's office, including the victim and witness assistance program, the child abuse and sexual assault prosecution program and the domestic violence unit; provided further, that 2 prosecutors and administrative support shall be provided to the Cape Cod offender management task force; provided that, $125,000 shall be expended to support the sex offender management unit; provided further, that not more than $20,000 shall be expended for the Cape and Islands Child Advocacy Center at Children's Cove in Hyannis; provided further, that the office shall submit reports 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 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 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 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; 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
3,669,069
0340-1001 Cape and Islands District Attorney State Police Overtime
For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the Cape and Islands district attorney's office
                Highway Fund ............... 88.20%
                General Fund ............... 11.80%
294,958

 

 

account description amount
BERKSHIRE DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE 3,909,541
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
0340-1100 Berkshire District Attorney
For the Berkshire district attorney's office, including the victim and witness assistance program, the child abuse and sexual assault prosecution program and the domestic violence unit; 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 $150,000 shall be expended for the operation and management of the Berkshire County Drug Task Force; 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 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 no assistant district attorney shall be paid an annual salary of less than $37,500; 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
3,573,939
0340-1101 Berkshire District Attorney State Police Overtime
For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the Berkshire district attorney's office
                Highway Fund ............... 88.20%
                General Fund ............... 11.80%
335,602

 

 

account description amount
DISTRICT ATTORNEYS' ASSOCIATION 3,292,996
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
0340-2100 District Attorneys' Association
For the operation of the Massachusetts district attorneys' association, including the implementation and related expenses of the district attorneys' office automation and case management and tracking system; provided, that expenses associated with the system may be charged directly to this item; provided further, that the 11 district attorneys of the commonwealth may contribute a portion of their fiscal year 2009 appropriation to the Massachusetts district attorneys' association in order to alleviate the cost of the case management and tracking system as well as the cost of data lines associated with the district attorney's computer network; provided further, that the department shall work in conjunction with the disabled persons protection commission and the 11 district attorneys offices to prepare a report that shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (a) the number of abuse cases that are referred to each said district attorney's office for further investigation; (b) the number of said referrals resulting in the filing of criminal charges, delineated by type of charge; (c) the number of cases referred to each said district attorneys office that remain open as of the date for submission of said report; and (d) the number of cases resulting a criminal prosecution, and the disposition of each such prosecution; provided further, that said report shall be submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means on or before March 15, 2009; provided further, that each district attorney shall submit a report to the Massachusetts district attorneys' association and the house and senate committees on ways and means delineating all funds expended for the purpose of implementing the case management and tracking system no later than January 30, 2009; provided further, that the report shall include, but not be limited to, an analysis of the total cost of the district attorneys' computer network, the total cost incurred by each district attorney's office, a detailed list of all hardware and software leased, owned or operated by each district attorney, a plan for any purchases to be made in the remainder of fiscal year 2009 and a detailed summary of any policies implemented to contain the costs of the network by either the Massachusetts district attorneys' association or the individual district attorneys' offices; provided further, that no expenditures shall be made, on or after the effective date of this act, which would cause the commonwealth's obligation for the purpose of this item to exceed the amount appropriated in this item; provided further, that the association shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than January 31, 2009, detailing, by district attorney office, all sources of revenue, including, but not limited to, federal and state grants that were received in fiscal year 2008, and the amount of each source of revenue; provided further, that the association shall work in conjunction with the 11 district attorney offices to prepare and submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than March 1, 2009, summarizing the number and types of criminal cases managed or prosecuted by all district attorney offices in the 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 association shall work in conjunction with the 11 district attorney offices to prepare and submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than March 1, 2009, detailing all district attorney offices' use of drug forfeiture funds collected pursuant to chapter 94C of the General Laws; and provided further, that the report shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (a) amount of the funds deposited into the office's special law enforcement trust fund in fiscal years 2006, 2007, and 2008; (b) how the funds were used in those fiscal years; and (c) balance of the trust fund as of January 1, 2009
1,976,196
0340-2117 District Attorney Retention
For the retention of assistant district attorneys with more than 3 years of experience; provided, that the Massachusetts District Attorneys Association shall transfer funds to the AA object class in each of the 11 district attorney offices in the commonwealth; provided further, that the association shall develop a formula for distribution of the funds; provided further, that funds distributed from this item to the district attorneys' offices shall be used for retention purposes and shall not be transferred out of the AA object class; provided further, that not more than $100,000 shall be distributed to any 1 district attorney's office; provided further, that the association shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than December 1, 2008 detailing the following: (1) the formula used to distribute the funds; (2) the amount given to each district attorney's office; (3) the number of assistant district attorneys from each office who received funds from this item; and (4) the success of the retention initiative in each office; and provided further, that no funds shall be expended on the administrative costs of the association
0
0340-8908 District Attorneys' Wide Area Network
For the costs associated with maintaining the Massachusetts District Attorneys Association's wide area network
1,316,800

 

 

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Sheriffs


Sheriffs
FISCAL YEAR 2009 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2009
Conference
FY2009
Vetoes
FY2009
Overrides
FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Total
Spending
Hampden Sheriff's Department 73,973 -273 273 73,973 72,270  
Worcester Sheriff's Department 45,738 -224 224 45,738 44,595  
Middlesex Sheriff's Department 67,816 -826 826 67,816 66,121  
Franklin Sheriff's Department 9,898 -636 636 9,898 9,651  
Hampshire Sheriff's Department 13,240 -159 159 13,240 12,909  
Berkshire Sheriff's Department 16,259 -80 80 16,259 15,853  
Essex Sheriff's Department 50,324 -64 64 50,324 49,066  
Massachusetts Sheriffs' Association 344 0 0 344 336  
Reimbursement from Housing Federal Inmates Retained Revenue 850 0 0 850 850  
Reimbursement from Housing Federal Inmates Retained Revenue 2,100 0 0 2,100 2,100  
Dispatch Center Retained Revenue 250 0 0 250 250  
Pittsfield Schools Retained Revenue 1,100 0 0 1,100 1,100  
Prison Industries Retained Revenue 12 0 0 12 12  
Prison Industries Retained Revenue 1,594 0 0 1,594 1,594  
Prison Industries Retained Revenue 150 0 0 150 150  
Hampshire Regional Lockup Retained Revenue 250 0 0 250 250  
Reimbursement from Housing Federal Inmates Retained Revenue 320 0 0 320 320  
Reimbursement from Housing Federal Inmates Retained Revenue 2,000 0 0 2,000 2,000  
TOTAL    75,888 -273 273 75,888

account description amount
HAMPDEN SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT 74,184,504
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
8910-0102 Hampden Sheriff's Department
For the operation of the jail, house of correction and any other statutorily authorized facilities and functions under the administration of the office of the sheriff of Hampden county; provided, that the sheriff shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the average monthly inmate population in the county starting not later than August 1, 2008; and provided further, that $88,000 shall be expended for a re-entry initiative program within the Hampden sheriff's department
72,270,044

account description amount
Retained Revenues
8910-1000 Prison Industries Retained Revenue
For a prison industries revenue retention account for the Hampden sheriff's department; provided, that the department may expend any amount not to exceed $1,594,460 from revenues collected from the sale of products, for materials, supplies, equipment, maintenance of facilities, reimbursement for community service projects and compensation of employees of the program; and provided further, that all expenditures from this item shall be subject to chapter 29 of the General Laws and recorded on the Massachusetts management accounting and reporting system
1,594,460
8910-2222 Reimbursement from Housing Federal Inmates Retained Revenue
For the Hampden sheriff's department may expend for the operation of the department an amount not to exceed $320,000 from revenues received from federal inmate and federal overtime reimbursements; provided, that $312,000 from the reimbursements shall not be available for expenditure and shall be deposited into the General Fund before the retention by the department of any of these reimbursements; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate therefor as reported in the state accounting system
320,000

 

 

account description amount
WORCESTER SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT 44,594,955
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
8910-0105 Worcester Sheriff's Department
For the operation of the jail, house of correction and any other statutorily authorized facilities and functions under the administration of the office of the sheriff of Worcester county; provided, that the sheriff shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the average monthly inmate population in the county starting not later than August 1, 2008; provided further, that all pharmacy services shall be paid through the state office of pharmacy services chargeback, item 4510-0108 of section 2B, after April 1, 2008; and provided further, that after April 1, 2009, no charge or contract shall be made with an alternate vendor to provide pharmacy services other than the state office of pharmacy services
44,594,955

 

 

account description amount
MIDDLESEX SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT 67,120,974
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
8910-0107 Middlesex Sheriff's Department
For the operation of the jail, house of correction and any other statutorily authorized facilities and functions under the administration of the office of the sheriff of Middlesex county; provided, that the sheriff shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the average monthly inmate population in the county starting not later than August 1, 2008; provided further, that all pharmacy services shall be paid through the state office of pharmacy services chargeback, item 4510-0108 of section 2B, after February 15, 2009; and provided further, that after February 15, 2009, no charge or contract shall be made with an alternate vendor to provide pharmacy services other than the state office of pharmacy services
66,120,974

account description amount
Retained Revenues
8910-0160 Reimbursement from Housing Federal Inmates Retained Revenue
For a retained revenue account for the Middlesex sheriff's department for reimbursements from the federal government for costs associated with the incarceration of federal inmates at the Billerica house of correction; provided, that the department may expend for the operation of the department an amount not to exceed $850,000 from revenues collected from the incarceration of federal inmates; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate therefor as reported in the state accounting system; and provided further, that all expenditures from this item shall be subject to chapter 29 of the General Laws and recorded on the Massachusetts management accounting and reporting system
850,000
8910-1100 Prison Industries Retained Revenue
For a prison industries revenue retention account for the Middlesex sheriff's department; provided, that the department may expend an amount not to exceed $150,000 from revenues collected from the sale of products, for materials, supplies, equipment, maintenance of facilities and compensation of employees of the program; and provided further, that all expenditures from this item shall be subject to chapter 29 of the General Laws and recorded in the Massachusetts management accounting and reporting system
150,000

 

 

account description amount
FRANKLIN SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT 11,762,782
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
8910-0108 Franklin Sheriff's Department
For the operation of the jail, house of correction and any other statutorily authorized facilities and functions under the administration of the office of the sheriff of Franklin county; provided, that the sheriff shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the average monthly inmate population in the county starting not later than August 1, 2008
9,650,782

account description amount
Retained Revenues
8910-0188 Reimbursement from Housing Federal Inmates Retained Revenue
For the Franklin sheriff's department which may expend for the operation of the department an amount not to exceed $2,100,000 from revenues received from federal inmate reimbursements; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate therefor as reported in the state accounting system
2,100,000
8910-0888 Prison Industries Retained Revenue
For a prison industries revenue retention account for the Franklin sheriff's department; provided, that the department may expend any amount not to exceed $12,000 from revenues collected from the sale and production of printed materials manufactured at the sheriff department's print shop; provided further, that all expenditures from this item shall be subject to chapter 29 of the General Laws and recorded on the Massachusetts management accounting and reporting system
12,000

 

 

account description amount
HAMPSHIRE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT 13,159,012
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
8910-0110 Hampshire Sheriff's Department
For the operation of the jail, house of correction and any other statutorily authorized facilities and functions under the administration of the office of the sheriff of Hampshire county; provided, that the sheriff shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the average monthly inmate population in the county starting not later than August 1, 2008; provided further, that not more than $225,000 shall be expended for the lease payments for modular units located at 205 Rock Hill Road in the city of Northampton; provided further, that all pharmacy services shall be paid through the state office of pharmacy services chargeback, item 4510-0108 of section 2B, after November 15, 2008; and provided further, that after November 15, 2008, no charge or contract shall be made with an alternate vendor to provide pharmacy services other than the state office of pharmacy services
12,909,012

account description amount
Retained Revenues
8910-1112 Hampshire Regional Lockup Retained Revenue
The Hampshire county sheriff may expend for the operation of the Hampshire county regional lockup at the Hampshire county jail an amount not to exceed $250,000 in revenue; provided, that that the sheriff shall enter into agreements to provide detention services to various law enforcement agencies and municipalities and shall determine and collect fees for those detentions from the law enforcement agencies and municipalities
250,000

 

 

account description amount
ESSEX SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT 51,066,000
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
8910-0619 Essex Sheriff's Department
For the operation of the jail, house of correction and any other statutorily authorized facilities and functions under the administration of the office of the sheriff of Essex county; provided, that the sheriff shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the average monthly inmate population in the county starting not later than August 1, 2008; provided further, that all pharmacy services shall be paid through the state office of pharmacy services chargeback, item 4510-0108 of section 2B, after July 01, 2008; and provided further, that after July 01, 2008, no charge or contract shall be made with an alternate vendor to provide pharmacy services other than the state office of pharmacy services
49,066,000

account description amount
Retained Revenues
8910-6619 Reimbursement from Housing Federal Inmates Retained Revenue
For the Essex sheriff's department may expend for the operation of the department an amount not to exceed $2,000,000 from revenues received from federal inmate reimbursements; provided, that $150,000 from the reimbursements shall not be available for expenditure and shall be deposited quarterly into the General Fund before the retention by the department of any of these revenues as certified by the comptroller; provided further, that the quarterly payments shall total $600,000 in fiscal year 2009; provided, that said sheriff may expend from this item costs associated with joint federal and state law enforcement activities from federal reimbursements received; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system
2,000,000

 

 

account description amount
BERKSHIRE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT 17,202,844
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
8910-0145 Berkshire Sheriff's Department
For the operation of the jail, house of correction, and any other statutorily authorized facilities and functions under the administration of the office of the sheriff of Berkshire county; provided, that the sheriff shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the average monthly inmate population in the county starting not later than August 1, 2008; provided further, that all pharmacy services shall be paid through the state office of pharmacy services chargeback, item 4510-0108 of section 2B, after November 15, 2008; and provided further, that after November 15, no charge or contract shall be made with an alternate vendor to provide pharmacy services other than the state office of pharmacy services
15,852,844

account description amount
Retained Revenues
8910-0445 Dispatch Center Retained Revenue
For the Berkshire sheriff's department which may expend an amount not to exceed $250,000 from revenues generated from the operation of the Berkshire county communication center's 911 dispatch operations and other law enforcement related activities, including the Berkshire county sheriff prison industries program; provided, that all expenditures from this item shall be subject to chapter 29 of the General Laws and recorded on the Massachusetts management accounting and reporting system
250,000
8910-0446 Pittsfield Schools Retained Revenue
For the Berkshire sheriff's department which may expend an amount not to exceed $1,100,000 from revenues collected from Berkshire county public school systems; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the sheriff's office may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate therefor as reported in the state accounting system; and provided further, that expenditures from this item shall be subject to chapter 29 of the General Laws and recorded on the Massachusetts management accounting and reporting system
1,100,000

 

 

account description amount
MASSACHUSETTS SHERIFFS' ASSOCIATION 335,790
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
8910-7100 Massachusetts Sheriffs' Association
For the operation of the Massachusetts Sheriffs Association; provided, that the sheriffs shall appoint persons to serve as executive director, assistant executive director and research director and other staff positions as necessary for the purpose of coordination and standardization of services and programs, the collection and analysis of data related to incarceration and recidivism and generation of reports, technical assistance and training to ensure standardization in organization, operations, and procedures; provided further, that the staff shall not be subject to section 45 of chapter 30 or chapter 31 of the General Laws and shall serve at the will and pleasure of a majority of sheriffs; provided further, that the executive director of the association shall submit a report that shows the amounts of all grants awarded to each sheriff in fiscal year 2009; and provided further, that the report shall be submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than February 2, 2009
335,790

 

 

Governor's Office


GOVERNOR'S OFFICE

Governor's Office


Governor's Office
FISCAL YEAR 2009 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2009
Conference
FY2009
Vetoes
FY2009
Overrides
FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Total
Spending
Office of the Governor 5,565 0 0 5,565 5,529  
Development Coordinating Council 247 0 0 247 191  
Commonwealth Corps 3,000 0 0 3,000 2,589  
Commonwealth's Washington, DC Office 453 0 0 453 462  
Office of the Child Advocate 300 0 0 300 276  
TOTAL    9,565 0 0 9,565

account description amount
GOVERNOR'S OFFICE 9,047,085
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
0411-1000 Office of the Governor
For the offices of the governor, the lieutenant governor and the governor's council; provided, that the amount appropriated in this item may be used at the discretion of the governor for the payment of extraordinary expenses not otherwise provided for and for transfer to appropriation accounts where the amounts otherwise available may be insufficient; provided further, that funds may be expended for the governor's commission on mental retardation; and provided further, that the advisory council on Alzheimer diseases and related disorders, as established in the office of the governor by section 379 of chapter 194 of the acts of 1998 and section 80 of chapter 236 of the acts of 2000, shall continue during fiscal year 2009
5,528,798
0411-1001 Development Coordinating Council
For the operation of the development coordinating council
191,346
0411-1002 Commonwealth Corps
For a contract with the Massachusetts Service Alliance to operate the commonwealth corps program
2,588,835
0411-1003 Commonwealth's Washington, DC Office
For costs associated with maintaining and enhancing the commonwealth's Washington, DC office for the purpose of better coordinating all activities and programs that receive or may potentially receive federal funds or are regulated by federal agencies
462,106
0411-1005 Office of the Child Advocate
For the operation of the office of the child advocate
276,000

 

 

Secretary of the Commonwealth


SECRETARY OF THE COMMONWEALTH

Secretary of the Commonwealth


Secretary of the Commonwealth
FISCAL YEAR 2009 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2009
Conference
FY2009
Vetoes
FY2009
Overrides
FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Total
Spending
Secretary of the Commonwealth Administration 7,328 0 0 7,328 7,328  
State Archives 550 0 0 550 550  
State Records Center 154 0 0 154 154  
State Archives Facility 482 0 0 482 482  
Commonwealth Museum 960 0 0 960 960  
Census Data Technical Assistance 800 0 0 800 800  
Address Confidentiality Program 163 0 0 163 163  
Public Document Printing 909 0 0 909 909  
Elections Division Administration 8,301 0 0 8,301 7,601  
Central Voter Registration Computer System 6,156 0 0 6,156 5,926  
Information to Voters 1,933 0 0 1,933 1,703  
Massachusetts Historical Commission 1,071 0 0 1,071 1,071  
Ballot Law Commission 12 0 0 12 12  
Records Conservation Board 39 0 0 39 39  
Essex Registry of Deeds - Northern District 1,313 0 0 1,313 1,283  
Essex Registry of Deeds - Southern District 3,488 0 0 3,488 3,352  
Franklin Registry of Deeds 580 0 0 580 540  
Hampden Registry of Deeds 2,173 0 0 2,173 2,093  
Hampshire Registry of Deeds 608 0 0 608 578  
Middlesex Registry of Deeds - Northern District 1,437 0 0 1,437 1,337  
Middlesex Registry of Deeds - Southern District 3,720 0 0 3,720 3,520  
Berkshire Registry of Deeds - Northern District 331 0 0 331 331  
Berkshire Registry of Deeds - Central District 564 0 0 564 542  
Berkshire Registry of Deeds - Southern District 279 0 0 279 277  
Suffolk Registry of Deeds 2,320 0 0 2,320 2,220  
Worcester Registry of Deeds - Northern District 864 0 0 864 864  
Worcester Registry of Deeds - Worcester District 2,789 0 0 2,789 2,689  
State House Gift Shop Retained Revenue 30 0 0 30 30  
Software License Fees Retained Revenue 50 0 0 50 50  
TOTAL    49,404 0 0 49,404

account description amount
SECRETARY OF THE COMMONWEALTH 47,404,069
Budgetary Direct Appropriations 47,404,069
Direct Appropriations
0511-0000 Secretary of the Commonwealth Administration
For the operation of the office of the secretary; provided, that the office shall submit a report detailing staffing patterns for each program operated by the office; provided further, that the report shall include, but not be limited to, actual and functional job titles by program and compensation rates and lengths of service for each employee; provided further, that the office shall submit the report not later than February 2, 2009, to the house and senate committees on ways and means; provided further, that the secretary may transfer funds between items 0540-0900, 0540-1000, 0540-1100, 0540-1200, 0540-1300, 0540-1400, 0540-1500, 0540-1600, 0540-1700, 0540-1800, 0540-1900, 0540-2000 and 0540-2100 pursuant to an allocation schedule filed with the house and senate committees on ways and means not less than 30 days before the transfer; provided further, that each register of deeds using electronic record books shall ensure that all methods of electronically recording instruments conform to any regulation or standard established by the secretary of state or the records conservation board; and provided further, that those regulations shall be issued not later than June 30, 2009
7,328,088
0511-0200 State Archives
For the operation of the state archives division
550,353
0511-0230 State Records Center
For the operation of the records center
154,311
0511-0250 State Archives Facility
For the operation of the archives facility
481,881
0511-0260 Commonwealth Museum
For the operation of the commonwealth museum
959,755
0511-0270 Census Data Technical Assistance
For the secretary of state who may contract with the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute to provide the commonwealth with technical assistance on United States census data and to prepare annual population estimates
800,000
0511-0420 Address Confidentiality Program
For the operation of the address confidentiality program
163,269
0517-0000 Public Document Printing
For the printing of public documents
909,008
0521-0000 Elections Division Administration
For the operation of the elections division, including preparation, printing and distribution of ballots and for other miscellaneous expenses for primary and other elections; provided, that the secretary of state may award grants for voter registration and education in the cities of Boston, Springfield, Lawrence and Worcester; provided further, that the registration and education activities may be conducted by community-based voter registration and education organizations; provided further, that the secretary shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than February 2, 2009, detailing the amount appropriated for the purposes of providing reimbursements for the costs of extended polling hours from this item to each city or town; and provided further, that the secretary shall investigate issues relative to preservation and storage of vital municipal records in cities and towns in the commonwealth and shall report to the general court by June 30, 2009
7,600,543
0521-0001 Central Voter Registration Computer System
For the operation of the central voter registration computer system; provided, that an annual report detailing voter registration activity shall be submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means on or before February 2, 2009
5,926,294
0524-0000 Information to Voters
For providing information to voters
1,702,807
0526-0100 Massachusetts Historical Commission
For the operation of the Massachusetts historical commission
1,070,676
0527-0100 Ballot Law Commission
For the operation of the ballot law commission
12,380
0528-0100 Records Conservation Board
For the operation of the records conservation board
39,459
0540-0900 Essex Registry of Deeds - Northern District
For the registry of deeds located in Lawrence in the former county of Essex
1,282,644
0540-1000 Essex Registry of Deeds - Southern District
For the registry of deeds located in Salem in the former county of Essex
3,352,372
0540-1100 Franklin Registry of Deeds
For the registry of deeds in the former county of Franklin
539,706
0540-1200 Hampden Registry of Deeds
For the registry of deeds in the former county of Hampden
2,093,462
0540-1300 Hampshire Registry of Deeds
For the registry of deeds in the former county of Hampshire
578,265
0540-1400 Middlesex Registry of Deeds - Northern District
For the registry of deeds located in Lowell in the former county of Middlesex
1,336,869
0540-1500 Middlesex Registry of Deeds - Southern District
For the registry of deeds located in Cambridge in the former county of Middlesex
3,519,768
0540-1600 Berkshire Registry of Deeds - Northern District
For the registry of deeds located in Adams in the former county of Berkshire
331,237
0540-1700 Berkshire Registry of Deeds - Central District
For the registry of deeds located in Pittsfield in the former county of Berkshire
541,922
0540-1800 Berkshire Registry of Deeds - Southern District
For the registry of deeds located in Great Barrington in the former county of Berkshire
276,861
0540-1900 Suffolk Registry of Deeds
For the registry of deeds in the former county of Suffolk
2,219,509
0540-2000 Worcester Registry of Deeds - Northern District
For the registry of deeds located in Fitchburg in the former county of Worcester
863,722
0540-2100 Worcester Registry of Deeds - Worcester District
For the registry of deeds located in the city of Worcester in the former county of Worcester
2,688,908

account description amount
Retained Revenues
0511-0001 State House Gift Shop Retained Revenue
The secretary of state may expend revenues not to exceed $30,000 from the sale of merchandise at the Massachusetts state house gift shop for the purpose of replenishing and restocking gift shop inventory
30,000
0511-0108 Software License Fees Retained Revenue
For the secretary of state, acting on behalf of the commonwealth; provided, that the secretary may sell, transfer or license the division of corporations' software and related documents pertaining to its web-based searching and filing applications, including uniform commercial code software, developed by the department of the secretary and copyrighted by it to other states, multi-state or regional associations or other sovereign governments on such terms or conditions as, in his sole discretion, reasonably compensates the commonwealth for its interests; provided further, that the secretary may retain and expend revenues collected from the sales, licensure or user agreements in an amount not to exceed $50,000 for technical activities of the corporations division, the remainder to be deposited in the General Fund; provided further, that the secretary may also provide web hosting, and on-going support and maintenance to other states, provinces or territories of Canada relative to their UCC and corporate applications; and provided further, that the department of the secretary of state may accept credit and debit cards from individuals and corporations filing documents with the department
50,000

account description amount
Intragovernmental Service Spending 116,000
0511-0003 Chargeback for Publications and Computer Library Services
For the costs of providing electronic and other publications purchased from the state bookstore, for commission fees, notary fees and for direct access to the secretary's computer library
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
16,000
0511-0235 Chargeback for State Records Center Services
For the costs of obsolete records destruction incurred by the office of the secretary of state; provided, that state agencies, including the judicial branch, may be charged for the destruction of their obsolete records by the records center where appropriate; provided further, that the secretary of state may expend revenues not to exceed $100,000 of such funds received for the costs of such obsolete record destruction; and provided further, that such fees shall be charged on an equitable basis
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
100,000

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 1,500,041
0521-0800 Election Assistance for Disabled Individuals
For the purpose of a federally funded grant entitled, Election Assistance for Disabled Individuals
700,041
0526-0114 Historic Preservation Survey and Planning
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Historic Preservation Survey and Planning
800,000

 

 

Treasurer and Receiver-General


TREASURER AND RECEIVER-GENERAL

Treasurer and Receiver-General


Treasurer and Receiver-General
FISCAL YEAR 2009 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2009
Conference
FY2009
Vetoes
FY2009
Overrides
FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Total
Spending
Office of the Treasurer and Receiver-General 11,133 0 0 11,133 10,895  
Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission 2,139 0 0 2,139 2,360  
Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission Investigation and Enforcement 350 0 0 350 350  
Financial Institution Fees 25 0 0 25 25  
Welcome Home Bill Bonus Payments 5,159 0 0 5,159 5,159  
Bonus Payments to War Veterans 50 0 0 50 50  
Welcome Home Bill Life Insurance Premium Reimbursement Program 1,700 0 0 1,700 1,700  
Additional Assistance to Cities and Towns 379,768 0 0 379,768 342,883  
Reimbursements to Cities and Towns in Lieu of Taxes on State-Owned Land 30,300 0 0 30,300 30,300  
Payments to Cities and Towns for Local Share of Racing Tax Revenues 2,200 -608 0 1,593 1,593  
Public Safety Employees Line-of-Duty Death Benefits 200 0 0 200 200  
Commission on Firemen's Relief 10 0 0 10 10  
State Lottery Commission 81,153 0 0 81,153 79,728  
State Lottery Commission - Monitor Games 4,175 0 0 4,175 3,675  
Revenue Maximization 10,000 0 0 10,000 10,000  
Lottery Anti-Litter Program 75 0 0 75 0  
State Lottery Commission - Health and Welfare Benefits 367 -11 0 356 356  
Massachusetts Cultural Council 12,659 0 0 12,659 12,786  
Consolidated Long-Term Debt Service 1,806,346 0 0 1,806,346 1,806,346  
Central Artery/Tunnel Debt Service 102,161 0 0 102,161 102,161  
Short-Term Debt Service and Costs of Issuance 28,728 0 0 28,728 28,728  
Grant Anticipation Notes Debt Service 45,664 0 0 45,664 45,664  
Lottery Ticket Corporate Advertising Retained Revenue 3,653 0 0 3,653 3,653  
Lottery Revenue Distribution to Cities and Towns 935,028 0 0 935,028 843,913  
TOTAL    2,415,932 -608 0 2,415,325

account description amount
OFFICE OF THE TREASURER AND RECEIVER-GENERAL 2,378,423,466
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
0610-0000 Office of the Treasurer and Receiver-General
For the office of the treasurer and receiver-general; provided, that the treasurer shall provide computer services required by the teachers' retirement board; provided further, that not less than $37,000 shall be granted to the elder advocacy organization known as the Silver-Haired Legislature; provided further, that the treasurer's office shall submit a report to the victim and witness assistance board which details the amount of assessments transmitted to the treasurer during the previous calendar year on a monthly basis from the courts, the registrar of motor vehicles and the sheriff or superintendent of any correctional facility pursuant to section 8 of chapter 258B; provided further, that the report shall be submitted to the board on or before January 30, 2009; provided further, that up to $3,600,000 may be expended for the payment of bank fees; and provided further, that the treasurer's office shall pay half of the administrative costs of the municipal finance oversight board from this item
                General Fund ............... 90.00%
                Highway Fund ............... 10.00%
10,894,804
0610-0050 Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission
For the administration of the alcoholic beverages control commission in its efforts to regulate and control the conduct and condition of traffic in alcoholic beverages; provided, that said commission shall maintain at least 1 chief investigator and other investigators for the purpose of regulating and controlling the traffic of alcoholic beverages; provided further, that said commission shall work and cooperate with the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms division of the United States Department of Justice and other relevant federal agencies to assist in its efforts to regulate and control the traffic of alcoholic beverages; and provided further, that said commission is directed to seek out matching federal dollars and to apply for federal grants that may be available to assist in the enforcement of laws pertaining to the traffic of alcoholic beverages
2,360,451
0610-0060 Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission Investigation and Enforcement
For the costs associated with the investigation and enforcement division of the alcoholic beverages control commission's implementation of the enhanced liquor enforcement programs, known as Safe Campus, Safe Holidays, Safe Prom, and Safe Summer; provided, that funds from this appropriation shall not support other operating costs of item 0610-0050; and provided further, that said commission shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than March 2, 2009 detailing the results of said program
350,000
0610-0140 Financial Institution Fees
For the purpose of funding administrative, transactional and research expenses associated with maintaining and increasing the interest earnings on the Commonwealth's General and Stabilization Fund investments
25,000
0610-2000 Welcome Home Bill Bonus Payments
For payments made to veterans pursuant to section 16 of chapter 130 of the acts of 2005; provided, that the office of the state treasurer may expend not more than $150,000 for costs incurred in the administration of these payments; and provided further, that funds available in fiscal year 2008 shall be available for expenditure until June 30, 2009
5,159,080
0611-1000 Bonus Payments to War Veterans
For bonus payments to war veterans
50,000
0611-1010 Welcome Home Bill Life Insurance Premium Reimbursement Program
For the cost of life insurance premiums for National Guard members pursuant to section 88B of chapter 33 of the General Laws
1,700,000
0611-5500 Additional Assistance to Cities and Towns
For additional assistance to cities and towns to be distributed according to section 3 and for assistance to certain public entities of the commonwealth which have constructed water pollution abatement facilities; provided, that the distribution to the public entities shall equal $1,249,948; and provided further, that if there is a conflict between the provisions of the distribution set forth in section 3 and any other provisions of this act, the distribution set forth in section 3 shall control
342,882,823
0611-5510 Reimbursements to Cities and Towns in Lieu of Taxes on State-Owned Land
For reimbursements to cities and towns in lieu of taxes on state-owned land pursuant to sections 13 to 17, inclusive, of chapter 58 of the General Laws
30,300,000
0611-5800 Payments to Cities and Towns for Local Share of Racing Tax Revenues
For distribution to each city and town within which racing meetings are conducted pursuant to section 18D of chapter 58 of the General Laws
1,592,500
0612-0105 Public Safety Employees Line-of-Duty Death Benefits
For payment of the public safety employee killed in the line of duty benefit authorized by section 100A of chapter 32 of the General Laws; provided that the Treasurer's office shall provide immediate written notification to the secretary of administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means upon the expenditure of the funds appropriated herein
200,000
0620-0000 Commission on Firemen's Relief
For financial assistance to injured firefighters
9,808
0699-0015 Consolidated Long-Term Debt Service
For the payment of interest, discount and principal on certain bonded debt and the sale of bonds of the commonwealth, previously charged to the Local Aid Fund, the State Recreation Areas Fund, the Metropolitan Parks District Fund, the Metropolitan Water District Fund, the Metropolitan Sewerage District Fund, the Watershed Management Fund, the Highway Fund, and the Inter-City Bus Fund; provided, that payments of certain serial bonds maturing previously charged to the Local Aid Fund, the State Recreation Areas Fund, the Metropolitan Water District Fund, the Metropolitan Sewerage District Fund, and the Highway Fund shall be paid from this item; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the state treasurer may make payments pursuant to section 38C of chapter 29 of the General Laws from this item and item 0699-9100; provided further, that the payments shall pertain to the bonds, notes, or other obligations authorized to be paid from each item; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the comptroller may transfer the amounts that would otherwise be unexpended on June 30, 2009, from item 0699-0015 to item 0699-9100 or from item 0699-9100 to item 0699-0015 which would otherwise have insufficient amounts to meet debt service obligations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009; provided further, that each amount transferred shall be charged to the funds as specified in the item to which the amount is transferred; provided further, that payments on bonds issued pursuant to section 2O of chapter 29 of the General Laws shall be paid from this item and shall be charged to the Infrastructure sub-fund of the Highway fund; provided further, that payments of interest, discount and principal on certain bonded debt of the commonwealth associated with the Watershed Management Fund for the acquisition of development rights and other interests in land, including fee simple acquisitions of watershed lands of the Quabbin and Wachusett reservoirs and the Ware river watershed above the Ware river intake pipe shall be paid from this item; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary or other provisions of this item, the comptroller may charge the payments authorized herein to the appropriate budgetary or other fund subject to a plan which the comptroller shall file 10 days in advance with the house and senate committees on ways and means; and provided further, that the comptroller shall transfer from this item to the Government Land Bank Fund an amount equal to the amount by which debt service charged to said fund exceeds revenue deposited to said funds
                General Fund ............... 68.07%
                Infrastructure Fund ............... 31.93%
1,806,346,000
0699-2004 Central Artery/Tunnel Debt Service
For the payment of interest, discount and principal on certain indebtedness which may be incurred for financing the central artery/third harbor tunnel funding shortfall
                Highway Fund ............... 100%
102,161,000
0699-9100 Short-Term Debt Service and Costs of Issuance
For the payment of interest and issuance costs on bonds and bond and revenue anticipation notes and other notes pursuant to sections 47 and 49B of chapter 29 of the General Laws and for the payment to the United States pursuant to section 148 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 of any rebate amount or yield reduction payment owed with respect to any bonds or notes or other obligations of the commonwealth; provided, that the treasurer shall certify to the comptroller a schedule of the distribution of costs among the various funds of the commonwealth; provided further, that the comptroller shall charge costs to the funds in accordance with the schedule; and provided further, that any deficit in this item at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009 shall be charged to the various funds or to the General Fund or Highway Fund debt service reserves
28,728,000
0699-9101 Grant Anticipation Notes Debt Service
For the purpose of depositing with the trustee under the trust agreement authorized in section 10 of chapter 11 of the acts of 1997 an amount to be used to pay the interest due on notes of the commonwealth issued pursuant to section 9 of said chapter 11 and secured by the Federal Highway Grant Anticipation Note Trust Fund
                Highway Fund ............... 100%
45,664,000

 

 

account description amount
STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION 941,325,466
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
0640-0000 State Lottery Commission
For the operation of the state lottery commission and arts lottery; provided, that no funds shall be expended from this item for any costs associated with the promotion or advertising of lottery games; provided further, that the commission shall review potential initiatives to increase lottery revenues including, but not limited to: (a) the viability of implementing a lottery bond program in the Commonwealth; and (b) an estimate of possible revenues associated with increased price points regarding instant tickets; provided further, that the results of said review shall be reported to the secretary of administration and finance and the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than December 1, 2008; provided further, that the state lottery commission shall perform a study of programs to ensure responsible gaming habits for consumers; provided further, that the commission shall provide results of the study to the chairpersons of the house and senate ways and means committees not later than December 31, 2008; provided further, that positions funded by this item shall not be subject to chapters 30 and 31 of the General Laws; and provided further, that 25 per cent of the amount appropriated herein shall be transferred quarterly from the State Lottery Fund to the General Fund
79,727,622
0640-0005 State Lottery Commission - Monitor Games
For the costs associated with the continued implementation of monitor games; provided, that any sums expended on promotional activities shall be limited to point-of-sale promotions and agent newsletters; and provided further, that 25 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item shall be transferred quarterly from the State Lottery fund to the General Fund
3,675,484
0640-0010 Revenue Maximization
For the promotional activities associated with the state lottery program; provided, that 25 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item shall be transferred quarterly from the State Lottery Fund to the General Fund
10,000,000
0640-0013 Lottery Anti-Litter Program
For the costs of the anti-litter program; provided, that the lottery commission may continue to develop regional environmental awareness events to limit the number of discarded instant tickets that become litter; provided further, that not later than November 15, 2008, the treasurer shall submit a report to the secretary of administration and finance and the chairpersons of the house and senate ways and means committees on the anti-litter program and its effectiveness since it was developed; and provided further, that 25 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item shall be transferred quarterly from the State Lottery Fund to the General Fund
0
0640-0096 State Lottery Commission - Health and Welfare Benefits
For the purpose of the commonwealth's fiscal year 2009 contributions to the health and welfare fund established pursuant to the collective-bargaining agreement between the lottery commission and the service employees international union, Local 254, AFL-CIO; provided, that the contributions shall be paid to the trust fund on such basis as the collective bargaining agreement provides; and provided further, that 25 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item shall be transferred quarterly from the State Lottery Fund to the General Fund
355,945

account description amount
Retained Revenues
0640-0001 Lottery Ticket Corporate Advertising Retained Revenue
For the operation of the state lottery commission; provided, that the commission may seek revenue from corporate advertising for non-lottery products on all lottery products; provided further, that payments from corporate advertising shall be deposited into the General Fund; and provided further, that expenditure in this item is limited to an amount not to exceed revenues collected from corporate advertising payments or the amount appropriated herein, whichever is less
3,653,019
0640-2001 Lottery Revenue Distribution to Cities and Towns
843,913,396

 

 

account description amount
MASSACHUSETTS CULTURAL COUNCIL 12,786,480
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
0640-0300 Massachusetts Cultural Council
For the services and operations of the council, including grants to or contracts with public and non-public entities; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the council may expend the amounts herein appropriated for the purposes of the council as provided in sections 52 to 58, inclusive, of chapter 10 of the General Laws in amounts and at times as the council may determine pursuant to section 54 of said chapter 10; provided further, that 25 per cent of the amount appropriated herein shall be transferred quarterly from the Arts Lottery Fund to the General Fund; provided further, that any funds expended from this item for the benefit of schoolchildren shall be expended for the benefit of all Massachusetts schoolchildren and on the same terms and conditions; provided further, that the council shall not expend funds from this item for any grant or contract recipient that, in any program or activity for Massachusetts schoolchildren, does not apply the same terms and conditions to all such schoolchildren; provided further, that not more than $1,000,000 of the funds appropriated herein shall be used to assist cultural organizations in augmenting or initiating endowments to promote the financial stability of the organizations and the assistance shall be in the form of challenge grants to the organizations; provided further, that in order to receive a grant a cultural organization shall raise an amount at least equal to the amount of the grant for the organization's endowment; provided further, that funds provided by the grants shall, in perpetuity, be used solely to provide free or reduced rate public programs or services to citizens of the commonwealth; provided further, that a grant made under this program shall not exceed $100,000; provided further, that a person employed under this item shall be considered an employee within the meaning of section 1 of chapter 150E of the General Laws and shall be placed in the appropriate bargaining unit; provided further, that the Local Cultural Council Grant Program provide for a minimum grant of $4,000 per municipality; and provided further, that not less than $350,000 shall be expended to continue the Cultural Tourism Initiative under the Massachusetts Cultural Council, which shall provide matching funds for marketing programs created through regional or local partnerships between tourism professional and nonprofit cultural organizations through 4 pilot programs to be created in 4 different regions of the state
12,786,480

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 1,025,000
0640-9716 Folk and Traditional Arts Initiatives
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Folk and Traditional Arts Initiative
20,000
0640-9717 Basic State Grant
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Basic State Plan
633,300
0640-9718 Artists in Education
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Arts Education
62,200
0640-9724 Youth Reach State and Regional Programs
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Arts in Underserved Communities
151,000
0640-9729 Challenge America
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Challenge America
158,500

 

 

State Auditor


STATE AUDITOR

Office of the State Auditor


Office of the State Auditor
FISCAL YEAR 2009 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2009
Conference
FY2009
Vetoes
FY2009
Overrides
FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Total
Spending
Office of the State Auditor Administration 16,318 0 0 16,318 15,470  
Division of Local Mandates 650 0 0 650 608  
Bureau of Special Investigations 1,929 0 0 1,929 1,851  
Medicaid Audit Unit 860 0 0 860 776  
TOTAL    19,757 0 0 19,757

account description amount
OFFICE OF THE STATE AUDITOR 18,706,015
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
0710-0000 Office of the State Auditor Administration
For the office of the state auditor, including the review and monitoring of privatization contracts in accordance with sections 52 to 55, inclusive, of chapter 7 of the General Laws and shared oversight of the central artery/third harbor tunnel project
15,470,350
0710-0100 Division of Local Mandates
For the operation of the division of local mandates
608,300
0710-0200 Bureau of Special Investigations
For the operation of the bureau of special investigations; provided, that the office shall file quarterly reports with the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing the total amount of fraudulently obtained benefits identified by the bureau of special investigations of the office of the state auditor, the total value of settlement restitution payments, actual monthly collections, and any circumstances that produce shortfalls in collections
1,851,296
0710-0225 Medicaid Audit Unit
For the operation of the Medicaid Audit Unit within the Division of Audit Operations in an effort to prevent and to identify fraud and abuse in the MassHealth system; provided, that the federal reimbursement for any expenditure from this line item shall not be less than 50 per cent; and provided further, that the division shall submit a report no later than December 1, 2008 to the house and senate committee ways and means detailing all findings on activities and payments made through the MassHealth system
776,069

 

 

Attorney General


ATTORNEY GENERAL

Attorney General


Attorney General
FISCAL YEAR 2009 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2009
Conference
FY2009
Vetoes
FY2009
Overrides
FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Total
Spending
Office of the Attorney General Administration 27,410 0 0 27,410 27,355  
Compensation to Victims of Violent Crimes 2,188 0 0 2,188 2,188  
Attorney General State Police Overtime 541 0 0 541 521  
Public Utilities Proceedings Unit 2,355 0 0 2,355 2,230  
Medicaid Fraud Control Unit 3,067 0 0 3,067 3,012  
Wage Enforcement Program 3,577 0 0 3,577 3,521  
Insurance Proceedings Unit 1,665 0 0 1,665 1,540  
Automobile Insurance Fraud Investigation and Prosecution 439 0 0 439 429  
Workers' Compensation Fraud Investigation and Prosecution 284 0 0 284 284  
Victim and Witness Assistance Board 610 0 0 610 610  
Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Program 790 0 0 790 790  
False Claims Recovery Retained Revenue 650 0 0 650 600  
TOTAL    42,177 0 0 42,177

account description amount
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL 41,680,773
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
0810-0000 Office of the Attorney General Administration
For the office of the attorney general, including the administration of the local consumer aid fund, the operation of the anti-trust division, all regional offices, a high-tech crime unit and the victim and witness compensation program; provided, that the victim and witness compensation program shall be administered in accordance with chapters 258B and 258C of the General Laws; provided further, that the attorney general shall submit to the general court and the secretary for administration and finance a report detailing the claims submitted to the state treasurer for payment under item 0810-0004 indicating both the number and costs for each category of claim; provided further, that not more than $250,000 shall be expended from the funds appropriated in this item for a safe neighborhood initiative pilot program in the Bowdoin/Geneva area of the Dorchester district of the city of Boston; provided further, that not more than $250,000 shall be expended for a safe neighborhood initiative in the Grove Hall area of Boston; provided further, that not more than $250,000 shall be expended for a grants program for the safe neighborhood initiative-jobs for youth program; provided further, that no less than $200,000 be expended for the Dorchester Youth Collaborative Safe City Initiative; provided further, that not more than $240,000 shall be expended for the operation of a child protection unit; provided further, that funds may be expended for the commission on uniform state laws; and provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended for the Trauma Intervention Program of Merrimack Valley
27,355,277
0810-0004 Compensation to Victims of Violent Crimes
For compensation to victims of violent crimes; provided, that notwithstanding chapter 258C of the General Laws, if a claimant is 60 years of age or older at the time of the crime and is not employed or receiving unemployment compensation, such claimant shall be eligible for compensation in accordance with said chapter 258C even if the claimant has suffered no out-of-pocket loss; provided further, that compensation to such claimant shall be limited to a maximum of $50; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, victims of the crime of rape shall be notified of all available services designed to assist rape victims including, but not limited to, the provisions outlined in section 5 of chapter 258B of the General Laws
2,188,340
0810-0007 Attorney General State Police Overtime
For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the attorney general; provided, that costs associated with those officers shall not be funded from item 8100-0007; and provided further, that expenditures shall not be made on or after the effective date of this act which would cause the commonwealth's obligation for the purpose of this item to exceed the amount appropriated in this item
                Highway Fund ............... 88.20%
                General Fund ............... 11.80%
521,201
0810-0014 Public Utilities Proceedings Unit
For the operation of the department of public utilities proceedings unit within the office of attorney general, pursuant to section 11E of chapter 12 of the General Laws; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the amount assessed under said section 11E of said chapter 12 of the General Laws, shall equal the amount expended from this item; and provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for the expenses of legal and technical personnel and associated administrative and travel expenses relative to participation in regulatory proceedings at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on behalf of Massachusetts ratepayers
2,230,145
0810-0021 Medicaid Fraud Control Unit
For the operation of the Medicaid fraud control unit; provided, that the federal reimbursement for any expenditure from this item shall not be less than 75 per cent of the expenditure; provided further, that not less than $225,000 shall continue to be used specifically for the investigation and prosecution of abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation based on referrals from the department of public health pursuant to section 72H of chapter 111 of the General Laws; provided further, that the unit shall provide training for all investigators of the department's division of health care quality responsible for the investigations on a periodic basis pursuant to a comprehensive training program to be developed by the division and the unit; and provided further, that training shall include instruction on techniques for improving the efficiency and quality of investigations of abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation pursuant to said section 72H of said chapter 111
3,012,021
0810-0045 Wage Enforcement Program
For the labor law enforcement program pursuant to section 1 of chapter 23 of the General Laws; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, a non-management position funded by this item shall be considered a job title in a collective bargaining unit as prescribed by the labor relations commission and shall be subject to chapter 150E of the General Laws
3,520,885
0810-0201 Insurance Proceedings Unit
For the costs incurred in administrative or judicial proceedings on insurance as authorized by section 11F of chapter 12 of the General Laws; provided, that funds made available in this item may be used to supplement the automobile insurance fraud unit and the workers' compensation fraud unit of the office of the attorney general; provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for costs associated with health insurance rate hearings; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the amount assessed for the costs shall be equal to the amount expended from this item
1,539,942
0810-0338 Automobile Insurance Fraud Investigation and Prosecution
For the investigation and prosecution of automobile insurance fraud; provided, that notwithstanding section 3 of chapter 399 of the acts of 1991, the amount assessed pursuant to said section 3 for the cost of this program shall be $438,506
428,506
0810-0399 Workers' Compensation Fraud Investigation and Prosecution
For the investigation and prosecution of workers' compensation fraud; provided, that notwithstanding section 3 of chapter 399 of the acts of 1991, the amount assessed pursuant to said section 3 for the cost of this program shall be $284,456; provided further, that the attorney general shall investigate and prosecute, when appropriate, employers who fail to provide workers' compensation insurance in accordance with the laws of the commonwealth; and provided further, that the unit shall investigate and report on all companies not in compliance with chapter 152 of the General Laws
284,456

account description amount
Retained Revenues
0810-0013 False Claims Recovery Retained Revenue
The office of the attorney general may expend for a false claims program an amount not to exceed $650,000 from revenues collected from enforcement of the false claims act; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system
600,000

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 3,000,000
0810-0026 Crime Victim Compensation
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Crime Victim Compensation
3,000,000

account description amount
Trust and Other Spending 202,769
0810-6664 Cyber Crime Information Sharing 202,769

 

 

account description amount
VICTIM AND WITNESS ASSISTANCE BOARD 1,399,888
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
0840-0100 Victim and Witness Assistance Board
For the operation of the victim and witness assistance board; provided, that the board shall submit a comprehensive report compiled from the information required of and submitted to the office by the trial court, the registry of motor vehicles and the state treasurer relative to the collection of assessments for the previous calendar year under section 8 of chapter 258B of the General Laws; and provided further, that the report shall be submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means on or before February 16, 2009
610,100
0840-0101 Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Program
For the salaries and administration of the SAFEPLAN advocacy program, to be administered by the Massachusetts office of victim assistance; provided, that the office shall submit to the house and senate committees on ways and means, not later than February 3, 2009, a report detailing the effectiveness of contracting for the program including, but not limited to, the number and type of incidents to which the advocates responded, the type of services and service referrals provided by the domestic violence advocates, the cost of providing such services and the extent of coordination with other service providers and state agencies
789,788

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 8,001,620
0840-0110 Victims of Crime Assistance Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Victims of Crime Assistance Programs
7,941,620
0840-1005 Mass Statewide Victim Assistance Academy
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Massachusetts Statewide Victim Assistance Academy
60,000

account description amount
Trust and Other Spending 460,880
0840-4611 Byrne Federal Grant 195,000
0840-4620 Victim and Witness Assistance Board Federal Grant 265,880

 

 

State Ethics Commission


STATE ETHICS COMMISSION

State Ethics Commission


State Ethics Commission
FISCAL YEAR 2009 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2009
Conference
FY2009
Vetoes
FY2009
Overrides
FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Total
Spending
State Ethics Commission 1,782 0 0 1,782 1,782  
TOTAL    1,782 0 0 1,782

account description amount
STATE ETHICS COMMISSION 1,782,433
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
0900-0100 State Ethics Commission
For the operation of the state ethics commission
1,782,433

 

 

Inspector General


INSPECTOR GENERAL

Office of the Inspector General


Office of the Inspector General
FISCAL YEAR 2009 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2009
Conference
FY2009
Vetoes
FY2009
Overrides
FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Total
Spending
Office of the Inspector General 2,722 0 0 2,722 2,577  
Public Purchasing and Manager Program Fees Retained Revenue 494 0 0 494 494  
TOTAL    3,216 0 0 3,216

account description amount
OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL 3,070,534
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
0910-0200 Office of the Inspector General
For the operation of the office of the inspector general
2,576,715

account description amount
Retained Revenues
0910-0210 Public Purchasing and Manager Program Fees Retained Revenue
The office of the inspector general may expend revenues collected up to a maximum of $493,819 from the fees charged to participants in the Massachusetts public purchasing official certification program and the certified public manager program for the operation of such programs; provided, that for the purpose of accommodating discrepancies between the receipts of retained revenues and related expenditures, the office of the inspector general may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system
493,819

 

 

Office of Campaign and Political Finance


OFFICE OF CAMPAIGN AND POLITICAL FINANCE

Office of Campaign and Political Finance


Office of Campaign and Political Finance
FISCAL YEAR 2009 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2009
Conference
FY2009
Vetoes
FY2009
Overrides
FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Total
Spending
Office of Campaign and Political Finance 1,285 0 0 1,285 1,285  
TOTAL    1,285 0 0 1,285

account description amount
OFFICE OF CAMPAIGN AND POLITICAL FINANCE 1,285,141
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
0920-0300 Office of Campaign and Political Finance
For the operation of the office of campaign and political finance
1,285,141

 

 

Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination


MASSACHUSETTS COMMISSION AGAINST DISCRIMINATION

Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination


Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
FISCAL YEAR 2009 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2009
Conference
FY2009
Vetoes
FY2009
Overrides
FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Total
Spending
Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination 2,733 0 0 2,733 2,590  
Fees and Federal Reimbursement Retained Revenue 1,930 0 0 1,930 1,930  
Discrimination Prevention Program Retained Revenue 70 0 0 70 70  
TOTAL    4,733 0 0 4,733

account description amount
MASSACHUSETTS COMMISSION AGAINST DISCRIMINATION 4,590,503
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
0940-0100 Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
For the office of the commission, including the processing and resolution of cases pending before the commission that were filed on or before July 1, 2005; provided, that on or before November 3, 2008, the commission shall submit to the house and senate committees on ways and means a report on the total number of all currently pending cases and the total number of the cases in the investigation, conciliation, post-probable cause and pre-public hearing and post-hearing stages; provided further, that the commission shall file an update of the report with the committees on or before March 2, 2009; provided further, that the commission shall identify in the reports the number of cases in which the commission has determined there is probable cause to believe that a violation of chapter 151B of the General Laws has been committed in a case in which the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is named as a respondent; provided further, that the commission shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means, on or before November 3, 2008, the number of cases pending before the commission in which a state agency or state authority is named as a respondent, specifying those cases in which the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is named as a respondent, and the number of the cases in which there is probable cause to believe that a violation of said chapter 151B has been committed; provided further, that the commission shall include in the report the total number of new cases filed in fiscal year 2008 and the total number of cases closed by the commission in fiscal year 2008; provided further, that funds made available in this item shall be in addition to funds available in item 0940-0101; provided further, that all positions, except clerical, shall be exempt from chapter 31 of the General Laws; and provided further, that the commission shall pursue the highest allowable rate of federal reimbursement
2,590,449

account description amount
Retained Revenues
0940-0101 Fees and Federal Reimbursement Retained Revenue
For the Massachusetts commission against discrimination which may expend not more than $1,930,054 from revenues from federal reimbursements received for the purposes of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development fair housing type 1 program and the equal opportunity resolution contract program during fiscal year 2009 and federal reimbursements received for these and other programs in prior years; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the commission may also expend revenues generated through the collection of fees and costs so authorized; and provided further, that for the purposes of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the commission may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system
1,930,054
0940-0102 Discrimination Prevention Program Retained Revenue
For the Massachusetts commission against discrimination which may expend not more than $70,000 from revenues collected from fees charged for the training and certification of diversity trainers for the operation of the discrimination prevention certification program
70,000

 

 

Commission on the Status of Women


COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN

Commission on the Status of Women


Commission on the Status of Women
FISCAL YEAR 2009 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2009
Conference
FY2009
Vetoes
FY2009
Overrides
FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Total
Spending
Commission on the Status of Women 253 0 0 253 241  
TOTAL    253 0 0 253

account description amount
COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN 240,508
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
0950-0000 Commission on the Status of Women
For the commission on the status of women
240,508

 

 

Disabled Persons Protection Commission


DISABLED PERSONS PROTECTION COMMISSION

Disabled Persons Protection Commission


Disabled Persons Protection Commission
FISCAL YEAR 2009 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2009
Conference
FY2009
Vetoes
FY2009
Overrides
FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Total
Spending
Disabled Persons Protection Commission 2,328 0 0 2,328 2,314  
TOTAL    2,328 0 0 2,328

account description amount
DISABLED PERSONS PROTECTION COMMISSION 2,314,252
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
1107-2501 Disabled Persons Protection Commission
For the disabled persons protection commission; provided, that the commission shall facilitate compliance by the department of mental health and the department of mental retardation with uniform investigative standards; provided further, that the commission shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than the last day of each quarter on the number of claims of abuse by caretakers made by employees or contracted service employees of the departments of mental retardation and mental health, and the Massachusetts rehabilitation commission; provided further, that the report shall include: (a) the number of claims found to be substantiated; (b) the number of claims found to be unsubstantiated; and (c) the number of claims found to be falsely reported as a result of intentional and malicious action; and provided further, that the commission shall ensure that all calls received by the commission's 24-hour hotline are capable of being recorded, that all persons who call the hotline are immediately informed that all calls are routinely recorded and that each such person is provided with the opportunity to elect that the call not be recorded
2,314,252

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 300,000
1107-2509 Multi-Disciplinary Responses to Crime Vi
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Disabled Persons Protection Commission, Multi-Disciplinary Responses to Crime
300,000

 

 

Board of Library Commissioners


BOARD OF LIBRARY COMMISSIONERS

Board of Library Commissioners


Board of Library Commissioners
FISCAL YEAR 2009 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2009
Conference
FY2009
Vetoes
FY2009
Overrides
FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Total
Spending
Board of Library Commissioners 1,049 0 0 1,049 1,042  
Regional Public Libraries Local Aid 17,166 0 0 17,166 17,166  
Talking Book Program - Worcester 440 0 0 440 421  
Talking Book Program - Watertown 2,341 0 0 2,341 2,241  
Public Libraries Local Aid 9,990 0 0 9,990 9,990  
Technology and Automated Resource-Sharing Networks 3,101 -250 0 2,851 2,799  
Public Library Matching Incentive Grant 250 0 0 250 0  
TOTAL    34,337 -250 0 34,087

account description amount
BOARD OF LIBRARY COMMISSIONERS 33,659,447
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
7000-9101 Board of Library Commissioners
For the operation of the board of library commissioners
1,042,269
7000-9401 Regional Public Libraries Local Aid
For state aid to regional public libraries; provided, that the board of library commissioners may provide quarterly advances of funds for purposes authorized by clauses (1) and (2) of section 19C of chapter 78 of the General Laws, as it considers proper, to regional public library systems throughout each fiscal year, in compliance with the office of the comptroller's regulations on state grants, 815 CMR 2.00; provided further, that notwithstanding said section 19C of said chapter 78 or any other general or special law to the contrary, the Boston public library shall, as the library of last recourse for reference and research services for the commonwealth, be paid from this item an amount equal to $1.15 per resident in the commonwealth; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, in calculating the fiscal year 2009 distribution of funds appropriated in this item, the board of library commissioners shall employ population figures used to calculate the fiscal year 2008 distribution
17,166,071
7000-9402 Talking Book Program - Worcester
For the talking book library at the Worcester public library
421,143
7000-9406 Talking Book Program - Watertown
For the Braille and talking book library at Watertown, including the operation of the machine lending agency; provided, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the National Federation of the Blind Newsline Program
2,241,016
7000-9501 Public Libraries Local Aid
For state aid to public libraries; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, no city or town shall receive any money under this item in any year when the appropriation of the city or town for free public library services is below an amount equal to 102.5 per cent of the average of the appropriations for free public library service for the 3 years immediately preceding; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the board of library commissioners may grant no more than 55 additional waivers in excess of the waiver limit set forth in the second paragraph of section 19A of chapter 78 of the General Laws in fiscal year 2009 for a period of not more than 1 year; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, of the amount by which this item exceeds the amount appropriated in chapter 194 of the acts of 1998, funds shall be distributed under the guidelines of the municipal equalization grant program and under the guidelines of the library incentive grant program and under the guidelines for the nonresident circulation offset program; and provided further, that any payment made under this item shall be deposited with the treasurer of the city or town and held in a separate account and shall be expended by the public library of that city or town without appropriation, notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary
9,989,844
7000-9506 Technology and Automated Resource-Sharing Networks
For the technology and automated resource sharing networks
2,799,104
7000-9507 Public Library Matching Incentive Grant
For the purposes of implementing a public library matching incentive grant program; provided, that a $.50 state match shall be made for each $1 that local trustees, public library foundations, friends of the library or other support organizations raise; provided further, that eligible state matching funds shall be made available to municipalities that raise at least $2,000 and only up to $100,000 raised; and provided further, that funds from this item shall be made available to the local public library trustees for the enhancement of library services and shall not be used as part of the local match for an approved public library project as defined in section 19H of chapter 78 of the General Laws or to meet the appropriation requirement as provided in section 19A of said chapter 78
0

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 3,615,949
7000-9700 Federal Reserve - Title I
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Federal Reserve - Title I
169,280
7000-9702 Library Services Technology Act
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Library Service Technology Act
3,446,669

 

 

Office of the State Comptroller


OFFICE OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER

Office of the Comptroller


Office of the Comptroller
FISCAL YEAR 2009 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2009
Conference
FY2009
Vetoes
FY2009
Overrides
FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Total
Spending
Office of the State Comptroller 9,066 0 0 9,066 8,688  
Judgments, Settlements and Legal Fees 2,500 0 0 2,500 7,047  
TOTAL    11,566 0 0 11,566

account description amount
OFFICE OF THE COMPTROLLER 15,734,255
Budgetary Direct Appropriations 15,734,255
Direct Appropriations
1000-0001 Office of the State Comptroller
For the office of the state comptroller for the purpose and cost of compliance with the Single Audit Act of 1984, Public Law 89-502, and for the federally required comprehensive, statewide single audit of state operations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles; provided, that the office of the comptroller shall charge other items of appropriation for the cost of the audit from allocated federal funds transferred from federal reimbursement and grant receipts; provided further, that the office of the comptroller shall charge not more than a total of $750,000 to other items of appropriation for the cost of the audit; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, allocated federal funds transferred from federal reimbursement and grant receipts shall be retained and expended from a separate item without further appropriation, in addition to state funds appropriated to this item, for the cost of compliance with the mandate of the federal law and the office of management and budget regulations; provided further, that the amount of any such federal funds and grant receipts so credited and expended from this item shall be reported to the house and senate committees on ways and means; provided further, that the comptroller shall maintain a special federal and non-tax revenue unit which shall operate under policies and procedures developed in conjunction with the secretary for administration and finance; provided further, that the comptroller shall provide quarterly reports to the house and senate committees on ways and means which shall include for each state agency for which the commonwealth is billing, the eligible state services and the full-year estimate of revenues and revenues collected; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the comptroller shall deduct an amount of $1,000 from any item of appropriation in section 2 in which a reporting requirement is stipulated within such item and which report is not filed within 10 days of the stated due date; provided further, that all amounts deducted shall be deposited into the General Fund and the comptroller shall notify the house and senate committees on ways and means of all amounts so deducted; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the comptroller may enter into contracts with private vendors to identify and pursue cost avoidance opportunities for programs of the commonwealth and to enter into interdepartmental service agreements with state agencies, as applicable, for such purpose; provided further, that 60 days before entering into any interdepartmental service agreements the comptroller shall notify the house and senate committees on ways and means; provided further, that said notification shall include, but not be limited to, a description of the project, the purpose and intent of the interdepartmental service agreement, a projection of the costs avoided in the current fiscal year, a copy of the contract with the private vendor including the proposed rate of compensation and any previous agreements related or similar to the new agreement with the above information provided further, that payments to private vendors on account of such cost avoidance projects shall be made only from such actual cost savings as have been certified in writing to the house and senate committees on ways and means by the comptroller and the budget director as attributable to such cost avoidance projects; provided further, that the comptroller may establish such procedures, in consultation with the budget director and the affected departments as he deems appropriate and necessary to accomplish the purpose of this item; and provided further, that the comptroller shall submit a report on such projects as a part of his annual report pursuant to section 12 of chapter 7A of the General Laws
8,687,708
1599-3384 Judgments, Settlements and Legal Fees
For a reserve for the payment of certain court judgments, settlements and legal fees, in accordance with regulations promulgated by the comptroller, which were ordered to be paid in the current fiscal year or a prior fiscal year; provided, that the comptroller shall report quarterly to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the amounts expended from this item
7,046,547

account description amount
Intragovernmental Service Spending 41,820,081
1000-0005 Chargeback for Single State Audit
For the cost of the single state audit for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009; provided, that the comptroller is hereby authorized to charge other appropriations and federal grants for the cost of said audit
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
750,000
1000-0008 Chargeback for MMARS
For the costs of operating and managing the MMARS and New MMARS accounting system for fiscal year 2009
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
2,595,266
1599-2040 Chargeback for Prior-Year Deficiencies
For the payment of prior year deficiencies based upon schedules provided to the house and senate committees on ways and means; provided, that the comptroller may charge departments' current fiscal year appropriations and transfer to such item amounts equivalent to the amounts to any prior year deficiency, subject to the conditions stated in this item; provided further, that the comptroller shall only assess chargebacks to those current fiscal year appropriations when the account to which the chargeback is applied is the same account to which the prior year deficiency pertains or, if there is no such account, to the current fiscal year appropriation for the general administration of the department that administered the account to which the prior year deficiency pertains; provided further, that no chargeback shall be made which would cause a deficiency in any current fiscal year item; provided further, that the comptroller shall report with such schedule a detailed reason for the prior year deficiency on all chargebacks assessed that exceed $1,000 including the amount of the chargeback, the item and object class charged; and provided further, that the comptroller shall report on a quarterly basis on all chargebacks assessed, including the amount of the chargeback, the item, object class charged and the reason for the prior year deficiency
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
12,500,000
1599-3100 Chargeback for Unemployment Compensation
For the cost of the commonwealth's employer contributions to the Unemployment Compensation Fund and the Medical Security Trust Fund; provided, that the secretary for administration and finance shall authorize the collection, accounting and payment of such contributions; and provided further, that in executing these responsibilities the comptroller may charge in addition to individual appropriation accounts certain non-appropriated funds in amounts that are computed on the same basis as the commonwealth's contributions are determined, including expenses, interest expense or related charges
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
26,000,000

 

 

Executive Office for Administration and Finance


EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE
FISCAL YEAR 2009 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2009
Conference
FY2009
Vetoes
FY2009
Overrides
FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Total
Spending
Office of the Secretary of Administration and Finance 3,827 0 0 3,827 3,701  
Administration and Finance Government Efficiencies and Accountability Efforts 500 0 0 500 371  
Massachusetts Development Finance Agency 0 0 0 0 805  
Administrative Records List 0 0 0 0 67  
Bureau of State Office Buildings 6,843 0 0 6,843 6,464  
Utility Costs for State Managed Buildings 7,486 0 0 7,486 7,192  
State House Operations 774 0 0 774 0  
State House Accessibility 246 0 0 246 259  
Massachusetts Office on Disability 759 0 0 759 707  
Civil Service Commission 543 0 0 543 505  
Group Insurance Commission 3,078 0 0 3,078 2,955  
Group Insurance Premium and Plan Costs 830,934 0 0 830,934 875,034  
Retired Governmental Employees Group Insurance Premiums 714 0 0 714 586  
Retired Municipal Teachers Group Insurance Premiums 84,637 0 0 84,637 84,637  
Group Insurance Dental and Vision Benefits 7,367 0 0 7,367 7,367  
Division of Administrative Law Appeals 1,418 0 0 1,418 1,345  
George Fingold Library 1,274 0 0 1,274 1,211  
Department of Revenue 119,073 0 0 119,073 113,350  
Division of Local Services 6,243 0 0 6,243 6,081  
Child Support Enforcement Division 52,013 0 0 52,013 48,458  
Water and Sewer Rate Relief Payments - Local Services Program 20,000 -5,000 5,000 20,000 0 #
Underground Storage Tank Reimbursements 18,200 0 0 18,200 22,343  
Underground Storage Tank Administrative Review Board 1,791 0 0 1,791 1,721  
Underground Storage Tank Municipal Grants 465 0 0 465 264  
Tax Abatements for Veterans, Widows, Blind Persons and the Elderly 17,241 0 0 17,241 17,241  
Motor Vehicle Excise Reimbursements to Disabled Veterans 1,469 0 0 1,469 1,469  
Tax Abatements for the Elderly 9,890 0 0 9,890 9,890  
Appellate Tax Board 2,233 0 0 2,233 2,108  
Early Education and Care Provider Rate Increase 5,000 0 0 5,000 2,000  
Non-Profit Capital Projects Reserve 1,500 0 0 1,500 1,004  
Route 3 North Contract Assistance 23,701 0 0 23,701 24,057  
Commonwealth Readiness Project 0 0 0 0 4  
Water Pollution Abatement Trust Contract Assistance 67,489 0 0 67,489 65,018 #
Commission to End Homelessness Recommendations Reserve 8,250 0 0 8,250 8,250  
Massachusetts Turnpike Authority Contract Assistance 25,000 0 0 25,000 25,000  
Snow and Ice Control Reserve 2,000 0 0 2,000 2,000  
Hurricane Katrina Relief 0 0 0 0 1,152  
Health Care Cost Containment Reserve 1,500 0 0 1,500 750  
Hale Hospital Reserve 2,420 -1,220 1,220 2,420 500  
South Essex Sewerage District Debt Service Assessment 90 0 0 90 90  
MITC Rent and Operational Expenses Debt Service 7,115 0 0 7,115 7,115  
Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center 1,582 0 0 1,582 1,582  
Nanotechnology at UMass Amherst 0 0 0 0 1,300  
National Association of Government Employees Collective Bargaining Reserve 1,000 0 0 1,000 0  
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (Unit 2) 0 0 0 0 164  
Service Employees International Union, Local 509 Collective Bargaining Reserve 2,000 0 0 2,000 290  
Massachusetts Organization of State Engineers and Scientists (Unit 9) 0 0 0 0 18  
Middlesex Sheriff Teamsters Local 122 Collective Bargaining Reserve 0 0 0 0 0  
COPS, Unit 5, ABCC Unit 0 0 0 0 0  
UMass Amherst - Graduate Employees Organization, UAW, Local 2232 0 0 0 0 0  
Technical Pay Law Adjustment Reserve 0 0 0 0 0  
E.J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management 541 0 0 541 484  
Collective Bargaining Set-Aside Funding 0 0 0 0 0  
Purchase of Service Rate Increase 23,000 0 0 23,000 23,000  
Children's Behavioral Health Initiative Reserve 25,000 0 0 25,000 19,284  
Dartmouth/Bristol Community College Reserve 2,700 0 0 2,700 2,700  
Reserve for Loan Guarantees to Small Businesses 0 0 0 0 5,000  
Human Resources Division 4,225 0 0 4,225 3,930  
Continuous Testing and Bypass Appeals Programs 106 0 0 106 0  
Former County Employees Workers' Compensation 76 0 0 76 72  
State Contribution to Union Dental and Vision Insurance 27,800 0 0 27,800 28,200  
Operational Services Division 2,094 0 0 2,094 1,888  
Commonwealth Online Procurement System 542 0 0 542 508  
Affirmative Market Program 291 0 0 291 269  
Information Technology Division 5,366 0 0 5,366 5,187  
State Office Building Rents Retained Revenue 7,800 0 0 7,800 7,800  
State Transportation Building Rents Retained Revenue 7,600 0 0 7,600 7,600  
Springfield State Office Building Rents Retained Revenue 850 0 0 850 850  
Contractor Certification Program Retained Revenue 300 0 0 300 300  
Municipal Partnership Act Implementation Retained Revenue 1,000 0 0 1,000 999  
Copy Charge Retained Revenue 20 0 0 20 20  
Tax Amnesty Program Retained Revenue 0 0 0 0 500  
Additional Auditors Retained Revenue 16,330 0 0 16,330 16,330  
Child Support Enforcement Federal Reimbursement Retained Revenue 6,547 0 0 6,547 6,547  
Tax Assessment Appeals Fee Retained Revenue 300 0 0 300 300  
Online Transaction Activity Expansion Retained Revenue 1,000 0 0 1,000 1,000  
Civil Service and Physical Abilities Exam Fee Retained Revenue 1,628 0 0 1,628 2,733  
Physical Abilities Test Fee Retained Revenue 800 0 0 800 798  
Human Services Provider Overbilling Recovery Retained Revenue 500 0 0 500 499  
Surplus Sales Retained Revenue 150 0 0 150 150  
Reprographic Services Retained Revenue 53 0 0 53 53  
Federal Surplus Property Sales Retained Revenue 55 0 0 55 55  
Surplus Motor Vehicle Sales Retained Revenue 600 0 0 600 600  
Vendor Computer Service Fee Retained Revenue 602 0 0 602 601  
TOTAL    205,214 -1,220 1,220 205,214

# Programs will be absorbed by off-budget sources.


account description amount
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE 196,706,844
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
1100-1100 Office of the Secretary of Administration and Finance
For the office of the secretary and the administration of the fiscal affairs division; provided, that the secretary shall conduct an ongoing review of affirmative action steps taken by the various agencies, boards, departments, commissions or divisions to determine whether such agencies, boards, departments, commissions or divisions are complying with the commonwealth's policies of non-discrimination and equal opportunity; provided further, that whenever non-compliance is determined by the secretary, the secretary shall hold a public hearing on the matter and report his resulting recommendations to the head of the relevant agency, board, department, commission or division, to the governor and to the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination; provided further, that the secretary shall report on the status of each agency, board, department, commission or division receiving monies under this item, including supplemental and deficiency budgets, as to compliance or non-compliance with affirmative action policies to the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means, the joint committee on public service and the joint committee on labor and workforce development on or before December 1, 2008; provided further, that agencies within the executive office may, with the prior approval of the secretary, streamline and improve administrative operations pursuant to interdepartmental service agreements; provided further, that the secretary of administration and finance, in conjunction with the trial court, the executive office of health and human services, the division of capital asset management and maintenance, the bureau of state office buildings and the division of energy resources, shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means relative to the commonwealth's energy costs, which shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (a) energy consumption and costs incurred by commonwealth-owned or operated facilities, including the state house, state office buildings, hospitals, courthouses, correction facilities and related properties; (b) cost saving initiatives relating to energy consumption and procurement; (c) the energy consumption and costs for all vehicles operated by the commonwealth and its subsidiary secretariats and agencies; and (d) the current status of the state's energy infrastructure and plans for either replacement or conversion of existing systems; provided further, that the report shall be submitted not later than January 26, 2009; and provided further, that the budget director shall report on a quarterly basis to the house and senate committees on ways and means the status of all cost avoidance projects which are undertaken pursuant to item 1000-0001
3,701,103
1100-1200 Administration and Finance Government Efficiencies and Accountability Efforts
For the executive office for administration and finance to carry out expanded responsibilities associated with an analysis of the commonwealth's capital planning, the development of performance budgeting and improving the efficiency of state government
370,999
1100-1560 Massachusetts Development Finance Agency
805,137
1100-2010 Administrative Records List
67,302
1599-0042 Early Education and Care Provider Rate Increase
For a reserve to improve the quality of the commonwealth's early education and care system; provided, that payments from said reserve shall be distributed by the department to increase reimbursement rates for subsidized early education and care; and provided further, that the increases shall be directed to expenditures for salaries, benefits, and stipends for professional development of early education and care workers or programmatic quality improvements
2,000,000
1599-0045 Non-Profit Capital Projects Reserve
For a capital projects reserve; provided, that not less than $1,000,000 shall be expended to assist the YMCA of Greater Boston on capital projects approved by the board of directors of the YMCA; and provided further, that not less than $500,000 shall be expended for the United Teen Equality Center in Lowell
1,003,576
1599-0050 Route 3 North Contract Assistance
For Route 3 North contract assistance payments
                Highway Fund ............... 100%
24,057,341
1599-0053 Commonwealth Readiness Project
3,632
1599-0093 Water Pollution Abatement Trust Contract Assistance
For contract assistance to the water pollution abatement trust for debt service obligations of the trust, pursuant to sections 6, 6A and 18 of chapter 29C of the General Laws
65,018,266
1599-1004 Commission to End Homelessness Recommendations Reserve
For a reserve to support the implementation of the recommendations of the special commission to end homelessness in the commonwealth under chapter 2 of the resolves of 2006, as amended by chapter 1 of the resolves of 2007; provided, that this implementation shall be developed in collaboration with the interagency council to end homelessness, as established in Executive Order 492; provided further, that the funding made available in this item shall support the implementation of a comprehensive plan to end homelessness in the commonwealth; provided further, that funding provided in this item shall be in addition to $1,750,000 in funding from the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency; provided further, that the funding shall be made available for purposes recommended by the commission, including but not limited to, rental assistance, emergency assistance, and the development of assessment tools that will provide the necessary means to identify and serve homeless populations and those at-risk of homelessness; and provided further, that prior to the expenditure of funds from this item the secretary of administration and finance shall approve a spending plan to be submitted by the director of the department of housing and community development to the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means and the secretary of administration and finance by September 1, 2008 identifying the proposed current year expenditures by program and the annualized value of these expenditures in a format proscribed by the secretary
8,250,000
1599-1970 Massachusetts Turnpike Authority Contract Assistance
For a reserve for the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority for costs incurred in fiscal year 2008 for the operation and maintenance of the central artery/tunnel project pursuant to chapter 235 of the acts of 1998
                Highway Fund ............... 100%
25,000,000
1599-1971 Snow and Ice Control Reserve
For the cost of hired and leased equipment, vehicle repair, and sand, salt, and other control chemicals used for snow and ice control; provided, that the secretary for administration and finance shall submit to the house and senate committees on post audit and oversight, the house and senate committees on transportation and the house and senate committees on ways and means a report on snow and ice control efforts no later than September 1, 2009, which shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (a) a detailed account of the administrative oversight exercised by either the secretary for administration and finance, the secretary of transportation or the department of highways for snow and ice control efforts, including an explanation of measures taken to verify services provided, audit vendor payment vouchers, or any other measures taken to ensure accountability relative to the expenditure of the state funds for snow and ice control efforts; and (b) a statement of how many salt storage facilities in the commonwealth are in conformity with section 7A of chapter 85 of the General Laws and how many are not
2,000,000
1599-2005 Hurricane Katrina Relief
1,152,115
1599-2008 Health Care Cost Containment Reserve
For a reserve to fund the additional administrative costs associated with the design and implementation of initiatives to promote cost containment, transparency, and efficiency in the delivery of quality health care including, but not limited to: costs of personnel and overtime, contracts, and the purchase of new information technologies as necessary; provided, that the secretary of administration and finance may transfer from the sum appropriated herein to other items such amounts as are necessary to meet said costs where the amounts otherwise available are insufficient for the purpose, in accordance with a transfer plan which shall be filed in advance with the house and senate committees on ways and means; and provided further, that the secretary may only transfer such amounts to other items within the executive office for administration and finance, the health care quality and cost council, the executive office of health and human services, the department of public health, the division of health care finance and policy, the office of Medicaid, the attorney general's office, the inspector general's office, the department of housing and community development, and the division of insurance
750,000
1599-2009 Hale Hospital Reserve
For a reserve for Hale Hospital in the city of Haverhill
500,000
1599-3234 South Essex Sewerage District Debt Service Assessment
For the commonwealth's South Essex sewerage district debt service assessment
89,763
1599-3856 MITC Rent and Operational Expenses Debt Service
For rent and associated costs at the Massachusetts information technology center in Chelsea
7,115,000
1599-3857 Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center
For capital lease payments from the University of Massachusetts to the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency and for annual operations of the advanced technology and manufacturing center in Fall River
1,581,922
1599-3859 Nanotechnology at UMass Amherst
1,300,000
1599-4231 National Association of Government Employees Collective Bargaining Reserve
For the fiscal year 2009 costs of the salary classification pool provided for in article 12 of the contract between the commonwealth and the National Association of Government Employees (Units 1, 3 and 6); provided, that the secretary of administration and finance may transfer from the sum appropriated in this item to other items of appropriation and allocations thereof for fiscal year 2009 amounts that are necessary to meet these costs where the amounts otherwise available are insufficient for the purpose, in accordance with a transfer plan which shall be filed in advance with the house and senate committees on ways and means
0
1599-4232 American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (Unit 2)
164,461
1599-4233 Service Employees International Union, Local 509 Collective Bargaining Reserve
For the fiscal year 2009 costs of the salary classification pool provided for in article 12 of the contract between the commonwealth and the Service Employees International Union (Units 8 & 10); provided, that the secretary of administration and finance may transfer from the sum appropriated in this item to other items of appropriation and allocations thereof for fiscal year 2009 amounts that are necessary to meet these costs where the amounts otherwise available are insufficient for the purpose, in accordance with a transfer plan which shall be filed in advance with the house and senate committees on ways and means
290,448
1599-4235 Massachusetts Organization of State Engineers and Scientists (Unit 9)
18,200
1599-4276 Middlesex Sheriff Teamsters Local 122 Collective Bargaining Reserve
0
1599-4278 COPS, Unit 5, ABCC Unit
0
1599-4279 UMass Amherst - Graduate Employees Organization, UAW, Local 2232
0
1599-4280 Technical Pay Law Adjustment Reserve
0
1599-4417 E.J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management
For the operation of the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management at the University of Massachusetts at Boston's McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies
483,979
1599-6379 Collective Bargaining Set-Aside Funding
0
1599-6901 Purchase of Service Rate Increase
For a reserve to adjust the wages, compensation or salary and associated employee-related costs to personnel earning less than $40,000 in annual compensation who are employed by private human service providers that deliver human and social services under contracts with departments within the executive office of health and human services and the executive office of elder affairs; provided, that home care workers shall be eligible for funding from this appropriation; provided further, that the secretary of administration and finance may allocate the funds appropriated in this item to the departments in order to implement this initiative; provided further, that the executive office of health and human services shall condition the expenditure of appropriation upon assurances that the funds shall be used solely for the purposes of equal percentage adjustments to wages, compensation or salary; provided further, that not later than January 15, 2009, the executive office of health and human services shall submit to the house and senate committees on ways and means a report delineating the number of employees, by job title and average salary, receiving the adjustment in fiscal year 2009 and the average percentage adjustment funded herein; provided further, that the report shall also include, for each contract scheduled to receive any allocation from this item in each such department, the total payroll expenditures in each contract for the categories of personnel scheduled to receive the adjustments; provided further, that no funds from this item shall be allocated to special education programs under chapter 71B of the General Laws, contracts for early education and care services or programs for which payment rates are negotiated and paid as class rates as established by the division of health care finance and policy; provided further, that no funds shall be allocated from this item to contracts funded exclusively by federal grants as delineated in section 2D; provided further, that the total fiscal year 2009 costs of salary adjustments and any other associated employee costs authorized there under shall not exceed $23,000,000; provided further, that the executive office health and human services shall submit an allocation schedule to the house and senate committees on ways and means not less than 30 days after disbursement of funds; and provided further, that the annualized cost of the adjustments in fiscal year 2010 shall not exceed the amount appropriated herein
23,000,000
1599-7050 Children's Behavioral Health Initiative Reserve
For the purposes of administrative and program expenses associated with the settlement agreement in the case of Rosie D. et al v. Romney, civil action No. 01-30199-MAP, filed in the United States District Court, in order to provide community-based services to children suffering from severe emotional disturbances; provided, that the executive office of health and human services shall, not later than October 1, 2008, and April 1, 2009, submit to the executive office for administration and finance and to the house and senate committees on ways and means a report detailing the implementation plan to date as well as the results of the scheduled plan, which shall include a schedule detailing the commencement of services and the cost to implement the settlement by service type
19,283,600
1599-7104 Dartmouth/Bristol Community College Reserve
For a reserve for the facilities costs associated with the college of visual and performing arts at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth; provided, that funds may be expended for Bristol Community College
2,700,000
1599-7108 Reserve for Loan Guarantees to Small Businesses
5,000,000

account description amount
Retained Revenues
1599-0025 Online Transaction Activity Expansion Retained Revenue
For the secretary of administration and finance to provide the commonwealth's customers with the convenience of expanded access to internet payment options and to improve revenue collections and cash flow; provided, that the secretary may expend an amount not to exceed $1,000,000 collected from payments made electronically to subsidize the costs associated with processing those payments; and provided further, that the secretary, in consultation with the comptroller, may enter into agreements with state agencies to provide for an electronic transaction fee subsidy, which shall be structured to expire after 3 years
1,000,000

 

 

account description amount
MASSACHUSETTS DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES COUNCIL 0
Federal Grant Spending 1,729,498
1100-1703 Implementation of the Federal Developmental Disabilities Act
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Implementation of the Federal Developmental Disabilities Act; provided, that in order to qualify for this grant, this item shall be exempt from the first $350,000 of fringe benefit and indirect cost charges pursuant to section 6B of chapter 29 of the General Laws
1,729,498

 

 

account description amount
DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE 16,550,000
Budgetary Retained Revenues 16,550,000
Retained Revenues
1102-3205 State Office Building Rents Retained Revenue
The division may expend for the maintenance and operation of the Massachusetts information technology center an amount not to exceed $7,800,000 in revenues collected from rentals, commissions, fees, parking fees and any and all other sources pertaining to the operations of said center; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, and for the purpose of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the division may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate, as reported in the state accounting system
7,800,000
1102-3214 State Transportation Building Rents Retained Revenue
For the state transportation building; provided, that the division may expend revenues collected up to a maximum of $7,600,000 from rentals, commissions, fees, parking fees and from any and all other sources pertaining to the operation of the state transportation building for the maintenance and operation of said building; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the division may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system
7,600,000
1102-3231 Springfield State Office Building Rents Retained Revenue
For the Springfield state office building; provided, that the division may expend not more than $850,000 in revenues from rents charged to agencies occupying the building for the maintenance and operation of the building; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the division may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate, as reported in the state accounting system
850,000
1102-3232 Contractor Certification Program Retained Revenue
For the division of capital asset maintenance and management; provided, that the division may expend not more than $300,000 received from application fees charged in conjunction with the certification of contractors and subcontractors pursuant to section 44D of chapter 149 of the General Laws; provided further, that only expenses, including staffing, incurred to implement and operate the certification program shall be funded from this item; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the division may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate, as reported in the state accounting system
300,000

account description amount
Intragovernmental Service Spending 11,217,734
1102-3224 Chargeback for Saltonstall Lease and Occupancy Payments
For the costs for the Leverett Saltonstall lease and occupancy payments; provided, that the division of capital asset management and maintenance shall submit to the house and senate committees on ways and means on or before the first of each month beginning July 1, 2008 a monthly report on the agencies that currently, or will during fiscal year 2009 occupy space in the Saltonstall building, their rental costs, utility costs, parking space allocation, floor space, lease dates, all services included in the lease and all services that the agencies are obligated to fund beyond the lease payments; and provided further, that the report shall include both estimated payments and prior expenditures
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
11,217,734

 

 

account description amount
BUREAU OF STATE OFFICE BUILDINGS 13,914,584
Budgetary Direct Appropriations 13,914,584
Direct Appropriations
1102-3301 Bureau of State Office Buildings
For the operation of the bureau and for the maintenance and operation of buildings under the jurisdiction of the state superintendent of buildings; provided, that the bureau shall retain jurisdiction over all contracts, purchases and payments for materials and services required in the operation of the bureau
6,463,526
1102-3302 Utility Costs for State Managed Buildings
For the purposes of utility costs and associated contracts for the properties managed by the bureau of state office buildings
7,192,187
1102-3306 State House Operations
For the maintenance and joint operation of the state house under the jurisdiction of the state superintendent of state office buildings and the legislature's joint committee on rules; provided, that the bureau shall work in coordination with the house of representatives and the senate relative to the maintenance, repair, purchases and payments for materials and services
0
1102-3307 State House Accessibility
For state house accessibility coordination, including communications access to public hearings and meetings
258,871

account description amount
Intragovernmental Service Spending 3,483,743
1102-3333 Chargeback for State Buildings Operation and Maintenance
For the operation and maintenance of state buildings, including reimbursement for overtime expenses, materials and contract services purchased in performing renovations and related services for agencies occupying state buildings or for services rendered to approved entities using state facilities
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
165,000
1102-3336 Chargeback for Hurley State Office Building
For the operation and maintenance of the space in the Hurley state office building occupied by the division of unemployment assistance
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
3,318,743

 

 

account description amount
MASSACHUSETTS OFFICE ON DISABILITY 707,284
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
1107-2400 Massachusetts Office on Disability
For the office on disability
707,284

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 239,839
1107-2450 Client Assistance Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Client Assistance Program
239,839

 

 

account description amount
GROUP INSURANCE COMMISSION 971,576,798
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
1108-5100 Group Insurance Commission
For the administration of the group insurance commission; provided, that the commission shall generate the maximum amounts allowable under the federal Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, as amended, and from reimbursements allowed by sections 8, 10B, 10C and 12 of chapter 32A of the General Laws
2,954,703
1108-5200 Group Insurance Premium and Plan Costs
For the commonwealth's share of the group insurance premium and plan costs incurred in fiscal year 2009; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, funds in this item shall not be available during the accounts-payable period of fiscal year 2009, and any unexpended balance in this item shall revert to the General Fund on June 30, 2009; provided, that the secretary of administration and finance shall charge the division of unemployment assistance and other departments, authorities, agencies and divisions, which have federal or other funds allocated to them for this purpose, for that portion of insurance premiums and plan costs as the secretary determines should be borne by such funds, and shall notify the comptroller of the amounts to be transferred, after similar determination, from the several state or other funds and amounts received in payment of all such charges or such transfers shall be credited to the General Fund; provided further, that funds may be expended from this item for the commonwealth's share of group insurance premium and plan costs provided to employees and retirees in prior fiscal years; provided further, that the group insurance commission shall report quarterly to the house and senate committees on ways and means the amounts expended from this item for prior year costs; provided further, that the group insurance commission shall obtain reimbursement for premium and administrative expenses from other agencies and authorities not funded by state appropriation; provided further, that the secretary of administration and finance may charge all agencies for the commonwealth's share of the health insurance costs incurred on behalf of any employees of those agencies who are on leave of absence for a period of more than 1 year; provided further, that the amounts received in payment for the charges shall be credited to the General Fund; provided further, that notwithstanding section 26 of chapter 29 of the General Laws, the commission may negotiate, purchase and execute contracts before July 1 of each year for policies of group insurance as authorized by chapter 32A of the General Laws; provided further, that notwithstanding chapter 150E of the General Laws and as provided in section 8 of chapter 32A and for the purposes of section 14 of chapter 32A, the commonwealth's share of the group insurance premium for state employees who have retired before July 1, 1994, shall be 90 per cent and the commonwealth's share of the group insurance premium for state employees who have retired on or after July 1, 1994, shall be 85 per cent; provided further, that the commonwealth's share of the group insurance premium for active employees upon retirement shall be 85 per cent; provided further, that the commonwealth's share of the premiums for active state employees and their dependents shall be 85 per cent; provided further, that the commonwealth's share of the premiums for active state employees hired after June 30, 2003, and their dependents shall be 80 per cent; provided further, that the commission shall notify the house and senate committees on ways and means by March 15 of each year of the cost of the commonwealth's projected share of group insurance premiums for the next fiscal year; and provided further, that the group insurance commission may pay premium and plan costs for municipal employees and retirees who are enrolled in the group insurance commission's health plans pursuant to the commission's regulations
875,033,764
1108-5350 Retired Governmental Employees Group Insurance Premiums
For elderly governmental retired employee premium payments
586,380
1108-5400 Retired Municipal Teachers Group Insurance Premiums
For the costs of the retired municipal teachers' premiums and the audit of such premiums
84,636,654
1108-5500 Group Insurance Dental and Vision Benefits
For the costs, notwithstanding chapter 32A of the General Laws to the contrary, of dental and vision benefits for those active employees of the commonwealth, not including employees of authorities and any other political subdivision, who are not otherwise provided those benefits pursuant to a separate appropriation or the terms of a contract or collective bargaining agreement; provided, that the employees shall pay 15 per cent of the monthly premium established by the commission for the benefits
7,366,759

account description amount
Retained Revenues
1108-5201 Municipal Partnership Act Implementation Retained Revenue
For the costs incurred by the group insurance commission associated with providing municipal health insurance coverage pursuant to section 19 of chapter 32B of the General Laws; provided, that the commission may expend revenues in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000 from the revenue received from administrative fees associated with providing municipal health insurance coverage pursuant to said section 19 of said chapter 32B; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of revenues and related expenditures, the commission may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment the amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate, as reported in the state accounting system
998,538

 

 

account description amount
DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW APPEALS 1,344,987
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
1110-1000 Division of Administrative Law Appeals
For the operation of the division of administrative law appeals, established by section 4H of chapter 7 of the General Laws; provided, that the division shall maintain, to the fullest extent practicable, a complete physical and technological separation from any agency, department, board, commission or program whose decisions, determinations or actions may be appealed to it; provided further, that every decision issued by a commissioner or other head of agency, or designee, following the issuance of a recommended decision by an administrative law judge of the division, shall be an agency decision subject to judicial review pursuant to chapter 30A of the General Laws; and provided further, that funds shall be expended for the processing and adjudication of all pending and newly-filed department of environmental protection appeals
1,344,987

 

 

account description amount
GEORGE FINGOLD LIBRARY 1,230,780
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
1120-4005 George Fingold Library
For the administration of the library; provided, that the library shall maintain regular hours of operation from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
1,210,780

account description amount
Retained Revenues
1120-4006 Copy Charge Retained Revenue
The George Fingold Library may expend revenues collected up to a maximum of $20,000 from the fees charged for copying services; provided, that the Library shall submit a report that details revenue collected and expenditures made to the house and senate committees on ways and means on or before January 1, 2009
20,000

 

 

account description amount
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE 244,193,552
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
1201-0100 Department of Revenue
For the operation of the department of revenue, including tax collection administration and audits of certain foreign corporations; provided, that the department may allocate an amount not to exceed $250,000 to the office of the attorney general for the purpose of the tax prosecution unit; provided further, that the department may charge the expenses for computer services, including the cost of personnel and other support costs provided to the child support enforcement unit, from this item to item 1201-0160, consistent with the costs attributable to said unit; provided further, that the department shall maintain regional offices in the cities of Springfield, Pittsfield, Fall River, and Worcester and in the Hyannis section of the town of Barnstable; provided further, that the department shall provide to the general court access to the municipal data bank; provided further, that notwithstanding section 1 of chapter 31 of the General Laws, seasonal positions funded by this account are positions requiring the services of an incumbent, on either a full-time or less than full-time basis beginning no earlier than December 1 and ending no later than November 30; provided further, that the department shall conduct a review of revenue generating and cost saving proposal, including, but not limited to (a) the use of affinity credit cards in the Commonwealth; and (b) establishing a single point of contact to coordinate federal financial assistance; provided further, that the results of said review shall be reported to the secretary of administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than February 1, 2009; provided further, that seasonal positions funded by this account may not be filled by an incumbent for more than 10 months within a 12 month period; provided further, that the department shall conduct a pilot public awareness and education outreach campaign about state and local tax credits, deductions, deferrals and exemptions and other tax information available to persons age 65 and over including, but not limited to, section 6 of chapter 62 and section 5 of chapter 59 of the General Laws; provided further, that the department shall work in conjunction with the executive office of elder affairs in disseminating information and conducting the campaign; provided further, that the department shall conduct the campaign from July 1, 2008, to April 15, 2009, inclusive, and shall report their efforts to the house and senate committee on ways and means and the joint committee on elder affairs not later than May 15, 2009; and provided further, that the department shall also file an interim report to the house and senate committee on ways and means and the joint committee on elder affairs not later than January 1, 2009
                General Fund ............... 95.00%
                Highway Fund ............... 5.00%
113,350,328
1201-0118 Division of Local Services
For the operation of the division of local services
6,080,714
1201-0160 Child Support Enforcement Division
For the child support enforcement unit; provided, that the department may allocate funds appropriated herein to the department of state police, the district courts, the probate and family courts, the district attorneys and other state agencies for the performance of certain child support enforcement activities, and that those agencies may expend the funds for the purposes of this item; provided further, that all such allocations shall be reported quarterly to the house and senate committees on ways and means upon the allocation of said funds; provided further, that the federal receipts associated with the child support computer network shall be drawn down at the highest possible rate of reimbursement and deposited into a revolving account to be expended for the network; provided further, that federal receipts associated with child support enforcement grants shall be deposited into a revolving account to be drawn down at the highest possible rate of reimbursement and to be expended for the grant authority; provided further, that the department shall file quarterly reports with the house and senate committees on ways and means, detailing the balance, year-to-date and projected receipts and year-to-date and projected expenditures, by subsidiary, of the child support trust fund established pursuant to section 9 of chapter 119A of the General Laws; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment the amounts not to exceed the lower of the authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system for federal incentives and said network in accounts 1201-0161, 1201-0410 and 1201-0412;
48,457,630
1231-1000 Water and Sewer Rate Relief Payments - Local Services Program
For the Commonwealth Sewer Rate Relief Fund, established in section 2Z of chapter 29 of the General Laws; provided, that the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways means and the secretary of administration and finance no later than October 1, 2008 that shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (a) an analysis of the options for reducing operating costs of the authority; (b) the use of contracts with private entities for the operation and maintenance of facilities owned or operated by the authority; and (c) the cost savings and any legislation necessary to effectuate the proposed recommendations of the report
0
1232-0100 Underground Storage Tank Reimbursements
For underground storage tank reimbursements to parties that have remediated spills of petroleum products pursuant to chapter 21J of the General Laws; provided, that in the prioritization of claims, consideration shall be given to claimants who own not more than 2 dispensing facilities
22,342,844
1232-0200 Underground Storage Tank Administrative Review Board
For the Underground Storage Tank Petroleum Cleanup Fund Administrative Review Board established by section 8 of chapter 21J of the General Laws and for the administration of the underground storage tank program associated with the implementation of said chapter 21J; provided, that notwithstanding section 4 of said chapter 21J or any other general or special law to the contrary, appropriations made in this item shall be sufficient to cover the administrative expenses of the underground storage tank program; provided further, that the board shall submit to the house and senate committees on ways and means a report on the status of the underground storage program, including, but not limited to, the number of municipal grants made for the removal and replacement of underground storage tanks and the reimbursements for remediated petroleum spills; provided further, that the report shall detail how many tanks are out of compliance with said chapter 21J; and provided further, that the report shall be submitted not later than February 16, 2009
1,720,942
1232-0300 Underground Storage Tank Municipal Grants
For underground storage tank municipal grants to remove and replace the tanks pursuant to section 2 of chapter 21J of the General Laws and section 37A of chapter 148 of the General Laws
263,814
1233-2000 Tax Abatements for Veterans, Widows, Blind Persons and the Elderly
For the tax abatement program for certain veterans, widows, blind persons, and the elderly; provided, that cities and towns shall be reimbursed for the abatements granted pursuant to clauses Seventeenth, Twenty-second, Twenty-second A, Twenty-second B, Twenty-second C, Twenty-second D, Twenty-second E, Thirty-seventh, Thirty-seventh A and Fifty-second of section 5 of chapter 59 of the General Laws
17,241,130
1233-2006 Motor Vehicle Excise Reimbursements to Disabled Veterans
For reimbursements to cities and towns for additional exemptions from the motor vehicle excise granted pursuant to the seventh paragraph of section 1 of chapter 60A of the General Laws, as amended by sections 13 to 14 of chapter 260 of the acts of 2006
1,468,525
1233-2310 Tax Abatements for the Elderly
For reimbursing cities and towns for taxes abated pursuant to the clauses Forty-first, Forty-first B and Forty-first C of section 5 of chapter 59 of the General Laws; provided, that the commonwealth shall reimburse each city or town that accepts said clause Forty-first B or clause Forty-first C for additional costs incurred in determining eligibility of applicants under those clauses in an amount not to exceed $2 per exemption granted
9,890,345

account description amount
Retained Revenues
1201-0101 Tax Amnesty Program Retained Revenue
500,000
1201-0130 Additional Auditors Retained Revenue
The department of revenue may expend for the operation of the department an amount not to exceed $16,330,000 from revenues collected by the additional auditors for an enhanced audit program; provided, that the auditors shall: (1) discover and identify persons who are delinquent either in the filing of a tax return or the payment of a tax due and payable to the commonwealth; (2) obtain said delinquent returns; and (3) collect such delinquent taxes for a prior fiscal year; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses, and the comptroller may certify for payment, amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system; and provided further, that the department shall submit quarterly reports to the house and senate committees on ways and means that shall include, but not be limited to, the following: the amount of revenue produced from these additional auditors; and the amount of revenue produced by this item in fiscal years 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008
16,330,000
1201-0164 Child Support Enforcement Federal Reimbursement Retained Revenue
For the child support enforcement division; provided, that the division may expend revenues in an amount not to exceed $6,547,280 from the federal reimbursements awarded for personnel and lower subsidiary related expenditures; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment the amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate, as reported in the state accounting system
6,547,280

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 232,169
1201-0104 Joint Federal/State Motor Fuel Tax Compliance Project
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Joint Federal-State Motor Fuel Tax Compliance Project
10,000
1201-0109 Access and Visitation - Parent Education Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Access and Visitation - Parent Education Program
222,169

account description amount
Trust and Other Spending 179,667
1201-0412 Child Support Title IV-D Payments 179,667

 

 

account description amount
APPELLATE TAX BOARD 2,407,932
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
1310-1000 Appellate Tax Board
For the operation of the appellate tax board; provided, that the board shall schedule hearings in Barnstable, Gardner, Lawrence, Milford, Northampton, Pittsfield, Springfield, Worcester and southeastern Massachusetts; and provided further, that the board shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than December 1, 2008, on the number of hearings held at each location
2,107,932

account description amount
Retained Revenues
1310-1001 Tax Assessment Appeals Fee Retained Revenue
The appellate tax board may expend revenues up to a maximum of $300,000 from fees collected; provided, that in order to accommodate discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the board may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system
300,000

 

 

account description amount
HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION 35,732,972
Budgetary Direct Appropriations 35,732,972
Direct Appropriations
1750-0100 Human Resources Division
For the operation of the human resources division and the costs of administration, training, and customer support related to the commonwealth's human resources and compensation management system; provided, that the information technology division shall continue a chargeback system for its bureau of computer services including the operation of the commonwealth's human resources and compensation management system, which complies with the requirements of section 2B; provided further, that the division shall be responsible for the administration of examinations for state and municipal civil service titles, establishment of eligible lists, certification of eligible candidates to state and municipal appointing authorities, technical assistance in selection and appointment to state and municipal appointing authorities; provided further, that notwithstanding clause (n) of section 5 of chapter 31 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the secretary of administration and finance shall charge a fee of not less than $50 to be collected from each applicant for a civil service examination; provided further, that the division shall administer a program of state employee unemployment management, including, but not limited to, agency training and assistance; provided further, that the division shall administer the statewide classification system, including, but not limited to, maintaining a classification pay plan for civil service titles within the commonwealth in accordance with generally accepted compensation standards and reviewing appeals for reclassification; provided further, that the secretary for administration and finance shall file with the house and senate committees on ways and means the amounts of any and all economic benefits necessary to fund any incremental cost items contained in any collective bargaining agreements with the various classified public employees' unions; provided further, that the nature and scope of economic proposals contained in those agreements shall include all fixed percentage or dollar based salary adjustments, non-base payments or other forms of compensation and all supplemental fringe benefits resulting in any incremental costs; and provided further, that any employee of the commonwealth who chooses to participate in a bone marrow donor program or an organ donor transplant program shall be granted a leave of absence with pay to undergo the medical procedure and for associated physical recovery time, but this leave shall not exceed 5 days
3,929,632
1750-0111 Continuous Testing and Bypass Appeals Programs
For the planning and implementation of a civil service continuous testing program and the operation of the bypass appeals process program; provided, that the division shall file quarterly reports with the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing the number of tests administered and the amount of revenue collected through the program
0
1750-0119 Former County Employees Workers' Compensation
For payment of workers' compensation benefits to certain former employees of Middlesex and Worcester counties; provided, that the division shall routinely recertify the former employees pursuant to current workers' compensation procedures
72,075
1750-0300 State Contribution to Union Dental and Vision Insurance
For the commonwealth's contributions in fiscal year 2009 to health and welfare funds established pursuant to certain collective bargaining agreements; provided, that the contributions shall be calculated as provided in the applicable collective bargaining agreement and shall be paid to the health and welfare trust funds on a monthly basis or on such other basis as the applicable collective bargaining agreement provides
28,200,000

account description amount
Retained Revenues
1750-0102 Civil Service and Physical Abilities Exam Fee Retained Revenue
The human resources division may expend not more than $1,627,500 from revenues collected from fees charged to applicants for civil service and non-civil service examinations and fees charged for the costs of goods and services rendered in administering training programs; provided, that the division shall collect from participating non-state agencies, political subdivisions, and the general public fees sufficient to cover all costs of the programs, including, but not limited to, a fee to be collected from each applicant for a civil service examination or non-civil examination, notwithstanding paragraph (n) of section 5 of chapter 31 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the division may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system
2,732,973
1750-0201 Physical Abilities Test Fee Retained Revenue
The human resources division may expend not more than $800,000 from revenues collected for implementation of the medical and physical fitness standards program established pursuant to sections 61A and 61B of chapter 31 of the General Laws and chapter 32 of the General Laws; provided, that the personnel administrator shall charge a fee of not less than $50 to be collected from each applicant who participates in the physical ability test; provided further, that the human resources division shall submit a semi-annual report to the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing all expenditures on the program including, but not limited to, the costs of personnel, consultants, administration of the wellness program, establishment of standards and any other related costs of the program; and provided further, that the division shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means by February 2, 2009, on the projected costs of the program for fiscal year 2009
798,292

account description amount
Intragovernmental Service Spending 57,540,378
1750-0101 Chargeback for Training and HR/CMS Functionality
For the cost of goods and services rendered in administering training programs, including the cost of training unit staff; provided, that the division shall charge to other items for the cost of participants enrolled in programs sponsored by the division or to state agencies employing such participants; provided further, that the division may collect from participating state agencies a fee sufficient to cover administrative costs of the commonwealth's performance recognition programs and to expend such fees for goods and services rendered in the administration of these programs; and provided further, that the division may charge and collect from participating state agencies a fee sufficient to cover administrative costs and expend such fees for goods and services rendered in the administration of information technology services related to the human resources compensation management system program
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
458,156
1750-0105 Chargeback for Workers' Compensation
For the cost of workers' compensation paid to public employees; provided, that the secretary of administration and finance shall charge other items or state agencies for costs incurred on behalf of these state agencies; provided further, that the secretary may transfer workers' compensation-related fringe benefit assessments from federal grants and trust accounts to this item; provided further, that no funds shall be expended from this item that would cause the item to be deficient; provided further, that the secretary shall provide projected costs of workers' compensation costs incurred by agencies in fiscal year 2009 to the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than March 2, 2009; provided further, that in accordance with chapter 177 of the acts of 2001, the secretary of administration and finance shall charge state agencies in fiscal year 2009 as provided in this item for workers' compensation costs, including related administrative expenses incurred on behalf of the employees of the agencies; provided further, that administrative expenses shall be allocated; provided further, that the personnel administrator shall administer the charges on behalf of the secretary, and may establish such rules and procedures as deemed necessary to implement this item; provided further, that the personnel administrator shall: (1) notify agencies regarding the chargeback methodology to be used in fiscal year 2009; (2) notify agencies of the amount of their estimated workers compensation charges for the fiscal year; and (3) require agencies to encumber funds in an amount sufficient to meet the estimated charges; provided further, that the estimated charges for each agency in the fiscal year shall be not less than the amount of the actual workers' compensation costs, including related administrative expenses, incurred by each such agency in fiscal year 2008, and may include such additional amounts as the human resources division finds necessary under regulations adopted under this item; provided further, that the division may adopt a program of incentives for agencies to reduce agencies' claims; provided further, that for any agency that fails within 30 days of the effective date of this act to encumber funds sufficient to meet the estimated charges, the comptroller shall so encumber funds on behalf of that agency; provided further, that the personnel administrator shall: (1) determine the amount of the actual workers' compensation costs incurred by each agency in the preceding month, including related administrative expenses; (2) notify each agency of the amounts; and (3) charge the amounts to each agency's accounts as estimates of the costs to be incurred in the current month; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, any balance remaining in the Intergovernmental Service Fund, at the close of fiscal year 2008 shall be transferred to the General Fund; provided further, that any unspent balance at the close of fiscal year 2008 in an amount not to exceed 5 per cent of the amount authorized shall remain in the Intergovernmental Service Fund and is hereby re-authorized for expenditures for such item in fiscal year 2009; provided further, that the personnel administrator may expend in fiscal year 2009 for hospital, physician, benefit, and other costs related to workers' compensation for employees of state agencies, including administrative expenses; and provided further, that such expenditures may include payments for medical services provided to claimants in prior fiscal years, as well as compensation benefits and associated costs for prior fiscal years
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
57,222,162
1750-0106 Chargeback for Workers' Compensation Litigation Unit Services
For the workers' compensation litigation unit, including the costs of personnel
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
637,134

 

 

account description amount
CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION 504,867
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
1108-1011 Civil Service Commission
For the civil service commission; provided, that the General Fund shall be reimbursed for the appropriation herein through a fee charged on a per claim basis; provided further, that said commission shall develop and implement regulations to implement said reimbursement to the General Fund; and provided further, that the civil service commission shall have the power to assess a fee upon the appointing authority when inappropriate action has occurred
504,867

 

 

account description amount
OPERATIONAL SERVICES DIVISION 4,022,228
Budgetary Direct Appropriations 4,022,228
Direct Appropriations
1775-0100 Operational Services Division
For the operation of the operational services division; provided, that the division shall expend funds for the purpose of achieving savings pursuant to this act; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the division of purchased services of the operational services division which, under section 274 of chapter 110 of the acts of 1993, is responsible for determining prices for programs under chapter 71B of the General Laws, shall set the prices in fiscal year 2009 by increasing the final fiscal year 2008 price by the rate of inflation as determined by the division; provided further, that the division shall also adjust prices for Extraordinary Relief, as defined in 808 CMR 1.06(4); provided further, that the department shall accept applications for Program Reconstruction in fiscal year 2009; provided further, that upon the request of a program, the operational services division shall authorize a minimum price for the program to charge out-of-state purchasers; and provided further, that the division shall determine the minimum price for out-of-state purchasers by identifying the most recent price calculated for the program and applying the estimated rates of inflation which are established by December 1 of each year pursuant to section 274 of chapter 110 of the acts of 1993 in a compounded manner for each fiscal year following the most recent calculated price
1,887,690
1775-0102 Commonwealth Online Procurement System
For the operation of the online procurement system
508,382
1775-1101 Affirmative Market Program
For the operation of the affirmative marketing program, housed within the operational services division, for costs associated with the administration of services for minority and women business owners to develop and maintain equitable practices and policies in the public marketplace
268,916

account description amount
Retained Revenues
1775-0124 Human Services Provider Overbilling Recovery Retained Revenue
The operational services division may expend an amount not to exceed $500,000 from revenue collected in the recovery of cost-reimbursement and non-reimbursable over billing and recoupment for health and human service agencies and as a result of administrative reviews, as determined during the division's audits and reviews of providers pursuant to section 274 of chapter 110 of the acts of 1993; provided, that the division may only retain revenues collected in excess of $207,350
499,240
1775-0600 Surplus Sales Retained Revenue
The operational services division may expend not more than $150,000 in revenues from the sale of state surplus personal property, including the payment, expenses and liabilities for the acquisition, warehousing, allocation and distribution of surplus property; provided, that for the purpose of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the operational services division may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system, including the costs of personnel
150,000
1775-0700 Reprographic Services Retained Revenue
The operational services division may expend not more than $53,000 in revenues collected in addition to the amount authorized in item 1775-1000 of section 2B, for printing, photocopying, related graphic art or design work and other reprographic goods and services provided to the general public, including all necessary incidental expenses
53,000
1775-0900 Federal Surplus Property Sales Retained Revenue
The operational services division may expend not more than $55,000 in revenues collected pursuant to chapter 449 of the acts of 1984 and section 4L of chapter 7 of the General Laws, including the costs of personnel, from the sale of federal surplus property, including the payment, expenses and liabilities for the acquisition, warehousing, allocation and distribution of federal surplus property; provided, that for the purpose of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the operational services division may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system
55,000
1775-1100 Surplus Motor Vehicle Sales Retained Revenue
The operational services division may expend not more than $600,000 in revenues collected from the disposal of surplus motor vehicles, including, but not limited to, state police vehicles from vehicle accident and damage claims and from manufacturer warranties, rebates and settlements, for the purchase of motor vehicles; provided, that the division shall evaluate the use of technology, the internet, and online auctions to enhance the sales of surplus vehicles and submit a report of its findings to the house and senate committees on ways and means, and the house and senate committees on post audit and oversight on or before October 1, 2008; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the operational services division may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system, including the costs of personnel
600,000

account description amount
Intragovernmental Service Spending 8,600,000
1775-0800 Chargeback for Purchase, Operation and Repair of State Vehicles
For the purchase, operation and repair of certain vehicles and for the cost of operating and maintaining all vehicles that are leased by other agencies, including the costs of personnel
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
7,597,052
1775-1000 Chargeback for Reprographic Services
For printing, photocopying, and related graphic art or design work, including all necessary incidental expenses and liabilities; provided, that the secretary for administration and finance shall charge to other items of appropriation within the agencies of the executive branch for such services, including the costs of personnel
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
999,252

 

 

account description amount
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIVISION 5,788,179
Budgetary Direct Appropriations 5,788,179
Direct Appropriations
1790-0100 Information Technology Division
For the operation of the information technology division; provided, that the division shall continue a chargeback system for its bureau of computer services including the operation of the commonwealth's human resources and compensation management system, which complies with the requirements of section 2B; provided further, that the division shall develop a formula to determine the cost that will be charged to each agency for its use of the human resources and compensation management system; provided further, that the division may coordinate with any state agency or state authority which administers a grant program to develop a statewide grant information page on the commonwealth's official worldwide web site, that shall include all necessary application forms and a grant program reference in a format that is retrievable and printable; provided further, that the division shall continue conducting audits and surveys to identify and realize savings in the acquisition and maintenance of communications lines; provided further, that the commissioner shall file an annual status report with the house and senate committees on ways and means by May 16, 2009, with actual and projected savings and expenditures for the audits in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009; provided further, that the state comptroller shall establish accounts and procedures as he deems appropriate and necessary to assist in accomplishing the purposes of this item; provided further, that any planned information technology development project or purchase by any agency under the authority of the governor for which the total projected cost exceeds $200,000 including the cost of any related hardware, software, or consulting fees, and regardless of fiscal year or source of funds, shall be reviewed and approved by the chief information officer before such agency may obligate funds for the project or purchase; and provided further, that the chief information officer may establish rules and procedures necessary to implement this item
5,186,960

account description amount
Retained Revenues
1790-0300 Vendor Computer Service Fee Retained Revenue
The information technology division may expend not more than $601,850 from revenues collected from the provision of computer resources and services to the general public for the costs of the bureau of computer services, including the purchase, lease or rental of telecommunications lines, services and equipment
601,219

account description amount
Intragovernmental Service Spending 64,450,841
1790-0200 Chargeback for Computer Resources and Services
For the cost of computer resources and services provided by the information technology division in accordance with the policies, procedures and rates approved by the secretary for administration and finance, including the purchase, lease or rental of telecommunications lines, services and equipment, that are centrally billed to the commonwealth; provided, that the secretary shall charge other items of appropriation for the cost of the resources and services; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, charges for the cost of computer resources and services provided by the bureau of computer services for the design, development, and production of reports and information related to the analysis, development and production of appropriations bills and other legislation shall not be charged to any item of appropriation of the executive office for administration and finance, the house of representatives, the senate or any joint legislative account in fiscal year 2009; provided further, that the bureau shall submit quarterly reports to the house and senate committees on ways and means summarizing the total charges, payments and services provided for the preceding quarter from each department charged to this item; provided further, that the reports shall include, but not be limited to, a delineation of the rates charged to each department as approved by the secretary for administration and finance for each service performed by the division; provided further, that the secretary for administration and finance shall establish regulations, procedures and a schedule of fees including, but not limited to, the development and distribution of forms and instructions, including the costs of personnel; and provided further, that any unspent balance at the close of fiscal year 2009 in an amount not to exceed 5 per cent of the amount authorized shall remain in the Intergovernmental Service Fund and may be expended for the item in fiscal year 2010
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
65,177,206
1790-0400 Chargeback for Postage, Supplies and Equipment
For the purchase, delivery, handling of and contracting for supplies, postage and related equipment and other incidental expenses provided pursuant to section 51 of chapter 30 of the General Laws
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
2,328,029

 

 

Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs


EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS
FISCAL YEAR 2009 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2009
Conference
FY2009
Vetoes
FY2009
Overrides
FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Total
Spending
Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs 7,774 -470 470 7,774 6,886  
Office of Geographic and Environmental Information 296 0 0 296 315  
Recycling Coordination Solid Waste Management Programs and Projects 2,112 0 0 2,112 1,459  
Recycling Coordination Redemption Centers 550 0 0 550 550  
Environmental Affairs Office for Technical Assistance 1,711 0 0 1,711 1,055  
Environmental Law Enforcement 11,571 -107 107 11,571 10,705  
Department of Public Utilities 6,619 0 0 6,619 6,570  
Transportation Oversight Division 593 0 0 593 536  
Department of Environmental Protection 36,273 -433 433 36,273 33,589 #
Toxics Use Reduction Act 1,008 0 0 1,008 1,005  
Clean Air Act 1,080 0 0 1,080 1,080  
Clean Air Act Operating Permit and Compliance Program 2,104 0 0 2,104 1,977  
Safe Drinking Water Act 1,674 0 0 1,674 1,668  
Hazardous Waste Cleanup Program 16,663 -90 90 16,663 16,499  
Brownfields Site Audit Program 1,911 0 0 1,911 1,911  
Board of Registration of Hazardous Waste Site Cleanup Professionals 415 0 0 415 411  
Department of Fish and Game 794 -46 46 794 729  
Riverways Protection, Restoration and Public Access Promotion 650 0 0 650 450  
Division of Fisheries and Wildlife 10,327 0 0 10,327 9,806  
Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program 250 0 0 250 250  
Hunter Safety Program 497 0 0 497 422  
Wildlife Habitat Purchase 1,500 0 0 1,500 1,000  
Waterfowl Management Program 85 0 0 85 45  
Fishing and Boating Access 636 0 0 636 574  
Division of Marine Fisheries 5,700 -200 200 5,700 5,062  
Marine Recreational Fisheries Development and Enhancement Program 609 0 0 609 571  
Department of Agricultural Resources 5,507 -320 320 5,507 4,910  
Emergency Food Assistance Program 12,000 0 0 12,000 12,000  
Agricultural Innovation Center 1,500 0 0 1,500 706  
Integrated Pest Management Program 301 0 0 301 301  
Department of Conservation and Recreation 7,390 -410 410 7,390 5,784  
Watershed Management Program 2,060 -480 480 2,060 1,456  
Stormwater Management 1,095 -150 150 1,095 749  
Beach Preservation 4,303 -183 183 4,303 3,927  
Pool Preservation 750 0 0 750 750  
Office of Dam Safety 1,175 0 0 1,175 535  
Trailside Museum 425 0 0 425 125  
State Parks and Recreation 26,092 -1,195 1,195 26,092 23,705  
Conservation and Recreation Summer Job Program 2,024 0 0 2,024 1,874  
State Park Seasonals 5,620 0 0 5,620 5,620  
Urban Parks and Recreation 29,702 -300 300 29,702 27,084  
State House Park Rangers 2,003 0 0 2,003 1,711  
Urban Park Seasonals 3,150 0 0 3,150 3,000  
Central Artery/Tunnel Parks and Spectacle Island 1,604 -165 165 1,604 1,439  
Parkways Snow and Ice 1,000 0 0 1,000 3,931  
Parkways Street Lighting 3,315 0 0 3,315 3,315  
Division of Energy Resources 1,815 0 0 1,815 1,636  
Residential Conservation Service Program 202 0 0 202 199  
Department of Energy Resources Assessment 441 0 0 441 1,083  
Environmental Affairs Data Processing Service Fee Retained Revenue 125 0 0 125 55  
Environmental Law Enforcement Private Details Retained Revenue 500 0 0 500 500  
Energy Facilities Siting Board Retained Revenue 75 0 0 75 75  
Unified Carrier Registration Retained Revenue 2,300 0 0 2,300 2,298  
Wetlands Permitting Fee Retained Revenue 1,200 0 0 1,200 403  
Marine Recreational Fishing Fee Retained Revenue 218 0 0 218 218  
State Licensed Foresters Retained Revenue 600 0 0 600 600  
State Park Fee Retained Revenue 6,005 0 0 6,005 6,005  
Citation Fee Park Ranger Retained Revenue 200 0 0 200 200  
Telecommunications Leases Retained Revenue 50 0 0 50 50  
Skating Rink Fee Retained Revenue 1,000 0 0 1,000 1,000  
Ponkapoag Golf Course Retained Revenue 1,100 0 0 1,100 1,098  
Leo J. Martin Golf Course Retained Revenue 1,100 0 0 1,100 1,100  
TOTAL    24,639 -577 577 24,639

# Programs will be absorbed by off-budget sources.


account description amount
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS 21,523,929
Budgetary Direct Appropriations 21,523,929
Direct Appropriations
2000-0100 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
For the operation of the office of the secretary of energy and environmental affairs, including the water resources commission, the hazardous waste facility site safety council, the coastal zone management program, environmental impact reviews conducted pursuant to chapter 30 of the General Laws, the mosquito-borne disease vector control chapter program, and a central data processing center for the secretariat; provided, that the secretary of energy and environmental affairs may enter into interagency agreements with any line agency within the secretariat, whereby the line agency may render data processing services to said secretary; provided further, that the comptroller may allocate the costs for such data processing services to the several state and other funds to which items of appropriation of such agencies are charged; provided further, that said secretary shall file a plan with the house and senate committees on ways and means 20 days before entering into any interdepartmental service agreements with any of the departments or divisions under said secretariat or any department, division or office under the executive office of administration and finance; provided further, that the secretary shall file a plan with the house and senate committees on ways and means and to the joint committee on environment, natural resources and agriculture 90 days prior to the initiation of any proposal or plan that would consolidate any function with any of the departments or divisions under said secretariat or any department, division or office under the executive office of administration and finance; provided further, that the plan shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (a) an identification of the employees that would be affected by consolidation and the item of appropriation that they are paid from; (b) the savings or efficiencies to be realized; (c) the improvements to the services expected; and (d) the source and amount of funding necessary to accomplish the consolidation; provided further, that the secretary shall provide a 90 day notice prior to the implementation of any memorandum of understanding, interagency service agreements, or other contacts, or agreements that would enable such consolidation of services to take place; provided further, that $75,000 shall be expended to the University of Massachusetts Lowell's Technical Assistance and Research Center for Housing and Sustainability to develop an outreach partnership with the executive office of energy and environmental affairs based on the Green Building Initiative; provided further, that not less than $70,000 shall be expended for the Falmouth Kids Global Climate Change Institute; provided further, that $118,308 shall be expended to the town of Rutland; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for a one to one matching grant to the Cape Cod Bay sanctuary program; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for a coastal water quality and natural resource monitoring program in Buzzards Bay administered by The Coalition for Buzzards Bay; provided further, that not less than $125,000 shall be expended for the hillside restoration project located in the town of Boylston; and provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for "Horizons for Youth" property in Sharon
6,885,555
2000-9900 Office of Geographic and Environmental Information
For the office of geographic and environmental information established in section 4B of chapter 21A of the General Laws
314,516
2010-0100 Recycling Coordination Solid Waste Management Programs and Projects
For recycling and related purposes consistent with the recycling plan of the solid waste master plan which includes municipal equipment, a municipal recycling incentive program, recycled product procurement, guaranteed annual tonnage assistance, recycling transfer stations, source reduction and technical assistance, consumer education and participation campaign, municipal household hazardous waste program, the recycling loan program, research and development, recycling market development and recycling business development, and the operation of the Springfield materials recycling facility; provided, that funds may be expended for a recycling industry reimbursement program pursuant to section 241 of chapter 43 of the acts of 1997; and provided further, that funds may be expended on municipal recycling incentives and equipment grants
1,458,743
2010-0200 Recycling Coordination Redemption Centers
For redemption centers; provided, that the department of environmental protection shall expend the funds appropriated in this item for a program to preserve the continuing ability of redemption centers to maintain operations in pursuit of the commonwealth's recycling goals consistent with section 323 of chapter 94 of the General Laws; provided further, that for the purposes of this item and said chapter 94, a redemption center shall be any business registered with the commonwealth whose primary purpose is the redemption of reusable beverage containers; provided further, that the program shall take into consideration the volume of redeemables per redemption center, the length of time the center has been in operation, the number of returnables redeemed quarterly by the centers, the submission by the centers of documentation of their redeemed returnables to the department and the costs of transportation, packing, storage and labor; and provided further, that a redemption center shall be eligible for the funds if registered with the commonwealth as of April 1, 2003
550,000
2020-0100 Environmental Affairs Office for Technical Assistance
For toxics use reduction technical assistance and technology in accordance with chapter 21I of the General Laws
1,055,490
2030-1000 Environmental Law Enforcement
For the operation of the office of environmental law enforcement; provided, that officers shall provide monitoring pursuant to the National Shellfish Sanitation Program; provided further, that the department shall maintain and operate the boat registration and titling offices in Hyannis and Fall River; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for the costs of patrols performed by environmental law enforcement officers within properties controlled by the department of conservation and recreation; and provided further, that funds from this item shall not be expended for the purposes of item 2030-1004
10,704,625

account description amount
Retained Revenues
2001-1001 Environmental Affairs Data Processing Service Fee Retained Revenue
The secretary of energy and environmental affairs may expend not more than $125,000 from fees charged to entities other than political subdivisions of the commonwealth for the distribution of digital cartographic and other data for the review of environmental notification forms pursuant to sections 61 to 62H, inclusive, of chapter 30 of the General Laws
55,000
2030-1004 Environmental Law Enforcement Private Details Retained Revenue
For environmental police private details; provided, that the office may expend revenues of up to $500,000 collected from the fees charged for private details; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system
500,000

account description amount
Intragovernmental Service Spending 510,000
2001-1002 Chargeback for Computer Services
For the costs of data processing and related computer and mapping services, the distribution of digital cartographic and other data, the review of environmental notification forms pursuant to sections 61 to 62H, inclusive, of chapter 30 of the General Laws and for the staff and printing of the Environmental Monitor
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
350,000
2030-1002 Chargeback for Environmental Law Enforcement Special Details
For the costs of overtime and special details provided by the office of environmental law enforcement
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
160,000

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 12,505,031
2000-0141 Coastal Zone Management and Development
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Coastal Zone Management and Development
3,600,000
2000-0177 Wetlands Development
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Wetlands Development
27,663
2000-0186 Aquatic Nuisance Species Management Plan
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Aquatic Nuisance Species Management Plan
63,421
2000-0248 Massachusetts Bays Program II
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, National Estuary Program - Operation
472,501
2000-9600 Narragansett Bay
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Narragansett Bay
73,370
2000-9701 The Safe Boating Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Outdoor Recreation Projects - Political Subdivisions
2,317,517
2000-9735 Buzzards Bay
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Buzzards Bay Estuary Program
514,304
2000-9760 Inventory of Navy Shipwrecks in Massachusetts Waters
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Inventory of Navy Shipwrecks
4,490
2030-0013 Fisheries Enforcement
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Fisheries Enforcement
668,576
2030-9701 Outdoor Recreation Projects for Political Subdivisions
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Safe Boating Program
4,763,189

 

 

account description amount
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION 58,543,575
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
2200-0100 Department of Environmental Protection
For the operation of the department of environmental protection, including the environmental strike force, the office of environmental results and strategic planning, the bureau of resource protection, the Senator William X. Wall experimental station, and a contract with the University of Massachusetts for environmental research; provided, that section 3B of chapter 7 of the General Laws shall not apply to fees established pursuant to section 18 of chapter 21A of the General Laws; provided further, that not more than $200,000 shall be expended for a wastewater management study and environmental impact report for the town of Acushnet; provided further, that $200,000 shall be expended for the administration and enforcement of the mercury management act; provided further, that $168,000 shall be expended for sediment control in Lake Webster; provided further, that no less than $100,000 shall be expended for the town of Marblehead; provided further, that no less than $67,660 shall be expended for the town of Spencer for a drinking water revolving fund; provided further, that no less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Buzzards Bay National Estuary Municipal Grant Program; provided further, that not less than $30,000 be expended for erosion protection at the Center Cemetery in the town of Gill; provided further, that not less than $15,000 shall be expended for emergency milfoil control of Noyes Pond in the town of Tolland; and provided further, that the department may investigate ways to ease the financial burden on municipalities of compliance with state and federal mandates, whether imposed judicially, statutorily, or through regulation, regarding clean water requirements, including, but not limited to, the extension of time period for compliance and financing
33,589,348
2210-0100 Toxics Use Reduction Act
For the implementation and administration of chapter 21I of the General Laws; provided, that the department shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than February 1, 2009 detailing the status of the department's progress in meeting the statutory and regulatory deadlines associated with chapter 21I and detailing the number of full-time equivalent positions assigned to various implementation requirements of chapter 21I
1,005,410
2220-2220 Clean Air Act
For the administration and implementation of the federal Clean Air Act, including the operating permit program, the emissions banking program, the auto-related state implementation program, the low emission vehicle program, the non-auto-related state implementation program, and the commonwealth's commitments under the New England Governor's/Eastern Canadian Premier's Action Plans for reducing acid rain deposition and mercury emissions
1,079,944
2220-2221 Clean Air Act Operating Permit and Compliance Program
For the administration and implementation of the operating permit and compliance program required under the federal Clean Air Act
1,976,775
2250-2000 Safe Drinking Water Act
For the purposes of state implementation of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act under section 18A of chapter 21A of the General Laws
1,668,327
2260-8870 Hazardous Waste Cleanup Program
For the expenses of the hazardous waste cleanup and underground storage tank programs, notwithstanding section 4 of chapter 21J of the General Laws; provided, that not less than $90,000 shall be provided for the city of Lynn
16,499,213
2260-8872 Brownfields Site Audit Program
For the brownfields site audit program
1,911,111
2260-8881 Board of Registration of Hazardous Waste Site Cleanup Professionals
For the operations of the board of registration of hazardous waste site cleanup professionals, notwithstanding section 19A of chapter 21A of the General Laws
410,940

account description amount
Retained Revenues
2200-0102 Wetlands Permitting Fee Retained Revenue
For the department of environmental protection which may expend an amount not to exceed $1,200,000 from revenues collected from fees collected from wetland permits; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment the amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system; provided further, that the department shall submit a report by January 12, 2009 on implementation of the wetlands fee, the amount of the fee increase and the revenue that has been collected; and provided further, that the wetlands fees that will be directed into the General Fund shall not be lower than the amount deposited at the end of fiscal year 2004
402,507

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 25,738,934
2200-9706 Water Quality Management Planning
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Water Quality Management Planning
534,866
2200-9712 Cooperative Agreement for Leaking Underground Storage Tanks
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Cooperative Agreement-Leaking Underground Storage Tanks
984,806
2200-9717 Environmental Restoration Program for Department of Defense
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, D.O.D. Environment Restoration Program for Department of Defense
1,391,070
2200-9724 Superfund Block Grant
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Superfund Block Grant
975,728
2200-9728 Brownfield Assessment Program Multi-Site Cooperative Agreement
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Brownfields Assessment Program - Multi-Site Cooperative Agreement
231,390
2200-9729 Brownfield Pilot Cooperative Agreements
For the purposes of a Federally funded grant entitled, Brownfield Pilots Cooperative Agreements
22,314
2200-9731 Brownfields Response
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Brownfield Response
1,570,062
2230-9702 Air, Water and Hazardous Waste Management Regulatory Programs
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Air, Water and Hazardous Waste Management Regulatory Programs
17,611,753
2230-9709 Environmental Information Exchange
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Environmental Information Exchange
195,494
2230-9710 FY07 Network
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, FY07 Network
186,004
2240-9762 Reimbursement to Operators of Small Water Systems for Training and Certification
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Reimbursement to Operators to Small Water Systems for Training and Certification
304,404
2240-9764 Special Appropriation Set-Aside Administration
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Special Appropriation Set-Aside Administration
44,365
2240-9769 Estuaries Watershed Permitting
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Estuaries Watershed Permitting
18,915
2240-9773 Tech Assist and Training for Drinking Wa
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Technical Assistance and Training for Drinking Water
58,500
2250-9712 Clean Air Act - Fine Particulate Matter Air Monitoring
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Clean Air Act-Fine Particulate Matter Air Monitoring
445,837
2250-9716 Ambient Air Toxics Pilot Project
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Ambient Air Toxics Pilot Project
133,645
2250-9724 Mass Food Waste Resource Conservation Challenge Project
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Mass Food Waste RCC Program
31,649
2250-9725 Innovative Environment Compliance Strategies
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Innovation Environment Compliance Strategies
55,470
2250-9726 Homeland Security Co-op Agreement
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Homeland Security Co-op Agreement
863,645
2250-9727 School Bus Retrofit
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, School Bus Retrofit
20,000
2250-9728 Off Road Construction (ORCVRP)
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Off Road Construction (ORCVRP)
5,000
2250-9729 Composting Recycling
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Composting Recycling
5,000
2250-9730 Air Toxic-Spatial Trends
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Air Toxic-Spatial Trends
49,017

 

 

account description amount
DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME 19,128,636
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
2300-0100 Department of Fish and Game
For the office of the commissioner; provided, that the commissioner's office shall assess and receive payments from the division of marine fisheries, the division of fisheries and wildlife, the public access board, the riverways programs, and all other programs under the control of the department of fish and game; provided further, that the purpose of those assessments shall be to cover appropriate administrative costs of the department, including but not limited to payroll, personnel, legal and budgetary costs; provided further, that the amount and contribution from each division or program shall be determined by the commissioner of fish and game; provided further, that $50,000 in matching funds shall be provided to the National Marine Life Center, Inc. for animal care; and provided further, that the department shall file a report with the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than October 1, 2008 that details the level of assessments to each department under the control of the office of the commissioner in fiscal years 2007 and 2008
729,490
2300-0101 Riverways Protection, Restoration and Public Access Promotion
For a program of riverways protection, restoration and promotion of public access to rivers, including grants to public and nonpublic entities; provided, that the positions funded in this item shall not be subject to chapter 31 of the General Laws
450,000
2310-0200 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife
For the administration of the division of fisheries and wildlife, including expenses of the fisheries and wildlife board, the administration of game farms and wildlife restoration projects, for wildlife research and management, the administration of fish hatcheries, the improvement and management of lakes, ponds and rivers, for fish and wildlife restoration projects, the commonwealth's share of certain cooperative fishery and wildlife programs, and for certain programs reimbursable under the federal Aid to Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act; provided, that funds from this item shall be made available to the University of Massachusetts at Amherst for the purposes of wildlife and fisheries research in an amount not to exceed the amount received in fiscal year 2008 for such research; provided further, that $200,000 shall be expended to continue to operate fish hatcheries in the towns Montague and Sandwich; provided further, that the department may expend the amount necessary to restore anadromous fish in the Connecticut and Merrimack river systems; provided further, that expenditures for such programs shall be contingent upon prior approval of the proper federal authorities for reimbursement of at least 75 per cent of the amount so expended; and provided further, that funds may be expended to supplement the natural heritage and endangered species program
                Inland Fisheries and Game Fund ............... 100%
9,806,296
2310-0300 Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program
For the operation of the natural heritage and endangered species program
250,000
2310-0306 Hunter Safety Program
For the hunter safety training program
                Inland Fisheries and Game Fund ............... 100%
422,148
2310-0316 Wildlife Habitat Purchase
For the purpose of land containing wildlife habitat and for the costs of the division of fisheries and wildlife directly related to the administration of the wildlands stamp program pursuant to sections 2A and 2C of chapter 131 of the General Laws; provided, that funds shall not be expended from this item in the AA object class for the compensation of state employees assigned to any item
                Inland Fisheries and Game Fund ............... 100%
1,000,000
2310-0317 Waterfowl Management Program
For the waterfowl management program established pursuant to section 11 of chapter 131 of the General Laws
                Inland Fisheries and Game Fund ............... 100%
45,000
2320-0100 Fishing and Boating Access
For the administration of the public access board, including the maintenance, operation, and improvements of public access land and water areas; provided, that positions funded in this item shall not be subject to chapter 31 of the General Laws
574,339
2330-0100 Division of Marine Fisheries
For the operation of the division of marine fisheries, including expenses of the Annisquam river marine research laboratory, marine research programs, a commercial fisheries program, a shellfish management program, including coastal area classification, mapping and technical assistance, and for the operation of the Newburyport shellfish purification plant and shellfish classification program; provided, that $300,000 shall be expended on a recreational fisheries program to be reimbursed by federal funds; provided further, that the sum expended for the school for marine science and technology for research to minimize the economic impact of new fisheries management regulations shall not be reduced from fiscal year 2008 levels except in proportion to adjustments consistent with the department's budget adjustments; provided further, that not less than $333,000 shall be expended for the operation of the Newburyport shellfish purification plant and that plant shall generate not less $115,000 from purification fees; provided further, that not less than $90,000 shall be expended for the joint operation of a shellfish propagation program on Cape Cod between the division and Barnstable County Department of Health and the Environment; provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended for the Family Fishing Assistance Center in the city of New Bedford; provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended for the Family Fishing Assistance Center in the city of Gloucester; provided further, that the division shall continue to develop strategies to improve federal regulations governing the commercial fishing industry so as to promote it's sustainability; and provided further, that not less than $47,000 shall be expended for fishermen safety training for the city of New Bedford
5,062,311
2330-0120 Marine Recreational Fisheries Development and Enhancement Program
For the division of marine fisheries for a program of enhancement and development of marine recreational fishing and related programs and activities, including the cost of equipment maintenance, staff and the maintenance and updating of data
571,063

account description amount
Retained Revenues
2330-0121 Marine Recreational Fishing Fee Retained Revenue
For the division of marine fisheries to utilize reimbursable federal sportfish restoration funds to further develop marine recreational fishing and related programs, including the costs of activities that increase public access for marine recreational fishing, support research on artificial reefs, and otherwise provide for the development of marine recreational fishing; provided, that the division of marine fisheries may expend revenues up to $217,989 collected from federal sportfish restoration funds and from the sale of materials which promote marine recreational fishing
217,989

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 3,589,433
2300-0112 River Restoration Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, River Restoration Program
27,133
2300-0114 USFWS Partnership Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, USFWS Partnership Program
45,000
2310-0115 Landowner Incentive Program - Tier 1
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Land Owner Incentive Program - Tier I
50,000
2310-0116 Landowner Incentive Program - Tier 2
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Land Owner Incentive Program - Tier II
1,000,000
2310-0117 Chronic Wasting Disease
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Chronic Wasting Disease
90,000
2310-0118 Junior Duck Stamp
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Junior Duck Stamp
1,300
2310-0119 Avian Influenza Surveillance Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Avian Influenza Surveillance Program
8,000
2330-9222 Clean Vessel Act
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Clean Vessel
850,000
2330-9712 Commercial Fisheries Statistics
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Commercial Fisheries Statistics
145,000
2330-9713 Right Whale Conservation
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Right Whale Conservation
250,000
2330-9725 Boating Infrastructure
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Boating Infrastructure
100,000
2330-9730 Interstate Fisheries Management Support
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Interstate Fisheries Management Support
233,000
2330-9732 Strategic Plan Implementation
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, ACCSP Implementation Strategic Plan
125,000
2330-9736 Marine Fisheries Institute
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Marine Fisheries Institute
600,000
2330-9739 Turtle Disengagement
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Turtle Disengagement
25,000
2330-9740 Lobster Gear Rope Work
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Lobster Gear Removal/Rope Work
40,000

account description amount
Trust and Other Spending 13,400,000
2330-9741 Mass Fisheries Economic Assistance Progr 13,400,000

 

 

account description amount
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES 17,916,357
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
2511-0100 Department of Agricultural Resources
For the operation of the department of agricultural resources, including the division of administration, the expenses of the board of agriculture, the division of dairy services, division of regulatory services, the division of animal health, the division of agricultural technical assistance, the division of crop management and inspectional services, including a program of laboratory services at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, the expenses of the pesticides board, and the division of agricultural development and fairs; provided, that not less than $45,000 shall be expended for shellfish propagation on the islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket to be administered jointly by the state aquaculture coordinator and Dukes and Nantucket counties; provided further, that not less than $10,000 shall be made available to the Massachusetts Specialty Foods Association; provided further, that $100,000 shall be expended for 4H activities from this item; provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended on the YouthGROW program; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended to enhance the buy local effort in western, central, northeastern, and southeastern Massachusetts; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for agricultural fair prizes and rehabilitation, including the expenses of the agricultural lands board; and provided further, that the department shall, to the extent possible, encourage corporate sponsorships for the purposes of providing agricultural fair prizes
4,909,813
2511-0105 Emergency Food Assistance Program
For the purchase of supplemental foods for the Massachusetts emergency food assistance program within the America's second harvest nationally-certified food bank system of Massachusetts; provided, that the funds appropriated herein shall reflect the America's second harvest allocation formula, to benefit the four regional food banks in Massachusetts: The Greater Boston Food Bank, Merrimack Valley Food Bank, The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts and Worcester County Food Bank; and provided further, that the department may assess an administrative charge not to exceed 2 per cent of the total appropriation herein
12,000,000
2511-2000 Agricultural Innovation Center
For the Agricultural Innovation Center; provided, that the Agricultural Innovation Center shall provide a broad range of technical and business development services to the commonwealth's agricultural producers that may add value to the producers, products and services; provided further, that the Agricultural Innovation Center shall develop an outreach program to identify and foster new, innovative ideas and approaches to adding value to the commonwealth's agricultural economy; and provided further, that the Agricultural Innovation Center shall solicit requests from the commonwealth's agricultural industry for funding and technical assistance in training, marketing, distribution, applied research, agri-tourism, aquaculture, forestry, processing, fiber and agricultural resource management
705,951
2511-3002 Integrated Pest Management Program
For the Integrated Pest Management program
300,593

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 4,370,678
2511-0310 Pesticide Enforcement
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Pesticide Enforcement
195,000
2511-0320 Certification of Pesticide Applicators
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Certification of Pesticide Applicators
123,000
2511-0336 Special Pesticide Disposal Initiative
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Special Pesticide Disposal Initiative
7,240
2511-0400 Cooperative Pest Survey Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Cooperative Pest Survey Program
131,168
2511-0401 Pesticide Recordkeeping
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Cooperative Pesticide Recordkeeping Program
17,500
2511-0972 Farmland Protection
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Farmland Protection
2,650,000
2511-1025 Country of Origin Labeling
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Country of Origin Labeling
13,250
2515-1002 Animal Disease Surveillance - Homeland Security
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Animal Disease Surveillance Homeland Security
125,030
2515-1003 Voluntary Johne's Disease Control
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Voluntary Johne's Disease Control
44,300
2515-1004 Scrapie Disease Surveillance and Flock Certification
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Scrapie Disease Surveillance and Flock Certification
8,300
2515-1005 Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza Prevention
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza Prevention
29,350
2515-1006 National Animal Identification System
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, National Animal Identification System
246,500
2515-1008 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza
126,000
2516-9002 Development of Institutional Marketing
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Development of Institutional Marketing
108,000
2516-9003 Farmers' Market Coupon Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Farmer's Market Coupon Program
438,540
2516-9004 Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program
57,500
2516-9007 Organic Certification Cost-Share Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Organic Certification Cost-Share Program
50,000

 

 

account description amount
DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND RECREATION 95,057,838
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
2800-0100 Department of Conservation and Recreation
For the operation of the department of conservation and recreation; provided, that said department shall enter into an interagency service agreement with the department of state police to provide police coverage on department of conservation and recreation properties and parkways; provided further, that the department of state police shall reimburse said department of conservation and recreation for costs incurred by said department including, but not limited to, vehicle maintenance and repairs, the operation of department of state police buildings and other related costs; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, all offices and positions of the division performing construction activities for the department of conservation and recreation shall be subject to classification under sections 45 to 50, inclusive, of chapter 30 of the General Laws; provided further, that notwithstanding section 3B of chapter 7 of the General Laws, the department shall establish or renegotiate fees, licenses, permits, rents and leases, and to adjust or develop other revenue sources to fund the maintenance, operation, and administration of the department; provided further, that an annual report shall be submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means regarding fee adjustments not later than February 13, 2009; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law or administrative bulletin to the contrary, the department shall not pay any fees charged for the leasing or maintenance of vehicles to the operational services division; provided further, that no funds shall be expended from this item for personnel overtime costs; provided further, that the department of conservation and recreation shall provide the house and senate committees on ways and means with a 30 day notice before any intersubsidiary transfers or interagency service agreements and the reason for said transfer; provided further, that the amount transferred pursuant to interagency service agreements shall not increase from fiscal year 2008; provided further, that any employee paid from this item as of August 1, 2004, that was included in the report required from said item in chapter 149 of the acts of 2004, and any employees assigned to that item after August 1, 2004, shall not be paid from any other item of appropriation; provided further, that the department of conservation and recreation shall file a report with the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than December 15, 2008, detailing the merger of the former metropolitan district commission with the former department of environmental management into the department of conservation and recreation; provided further, that said report shall detail the efficiencies that have been achieved from said merger; provided further, that said report shall detail the areas of the department where efficiencies have been achieved from the sharing of resources; provided further, that said report shall provide a plan to fully integrate all aspects of the department and said plan shall provide any recommendations that are necessary to improve the department; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the department shall continue to fund a maintenance contract for daily trash removal at Revere beach through proceeds received by the city of Revere and the department pursuant to section 29 of chapter 236 of the acts of 2002 and section 2 of this act; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for the operation of the Bellegarde Boathouse in the city of Lowell; provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for the purpose of aquatic management for the Wekepeke Reservoir in the town of Sterling; provided further, that a bench may be erected within Webb Memorial State Park honoring the memory of Brenda Dunker for her life as a selfless volunteer for many worthy causes and for the gardening enthusiasm and skill she graciously displayed in enhancing the beauty and prestige of Webb Memorial State Park and that a suitable marker bearing this designation shall be placed on the memorial bench by the department of conservation and recreation in compliance with the standards of the department; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended to the town of Shutesbury for the purpose of aquatic management for Lake Wyola; provided further, that $100,000 shall be allocated to completing Resource Management Plans for state parks and urban parks in the commonwealth; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the DCR Park Rangers mounted unit in the Blue Hills Reservation; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Massachusetts Hummocks Park as owned and operated by the department; provided further, that not less than $60,000 shall be expended for the Martha's Vineyard Commission; and provided further, that not less than $32,000 shall be expended for Opticom at the site of the Revere Public Safety Facility
5,783,589
2800-0101 Watershed Management Program
For the watershed management program to operate and maintain reservoirs, watershed lands and related infrastructure of the department and the office of water resources in the department of conservation and recreation; provided, that $500,000 shall be paid to the town of Clinton, under section 8 of chapter 307 of the acts of 1987, to compensate for the use of certain land; provided further, that the amount of the payment shall be charged to the General Fund and shall not be included in the amount of the annual determination of fiscal year charges to the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority assessed to the authority under the General Laws; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for Pine Tree Brook in the town of Milton; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for a grant to the town of Hopkinton for the North Pond Dam/Lake Maspenock Dam located in the towns of Hopkinton, Milford, and Upton; provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended for the maintenance of invasive aquatic weeds on the Charles River in Auburndale; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for invasive weed control on the Charles river in Waltham; provided further, that $48,000 shall be expended for the flood control activities undertaken by the Thames river valley communities of Massachusetts in conjunction with the state of Connecticut; provided further, that not less than $35,000 shall be expended for storm water remediation along the Cole River or Lees River by the town of Swansea; provided further, that $40,000 shall be expended for aquatic nuisance control in Sluice Pond and Flax Pond in the city of Lynn; provided further, that no less than $30,000 shall be expended for Eel Pond in the town of Mattapoisett; provided further, that no less than $25,000 shall be expended for aquatic weed control for Upper Mystic Lake in Winchester; provided further, that no less than $15,000 shall be expended for aquatic weed control for Winter Pond in Winchester; and provided further, that not less than $15,000 shall be expended for the Merrimack River Watershed Council
1,456,372
2800-0401 Stormwater Management
For a program to provide stormwater management for all properties and roadways under the care, custody and control of the department of conservation and recreation; provided, that the department shall develop and implement a stormwater management program in compliance with federal and state stormwater management requirements; provided further, that the department shall inventory all existing stormwater infrastructure, assess its current stormwater practices, analyze long term capital and operational needs, and develop a stormwater management plan to comply with federal and state regulatory requirements; and provided further, that in order to protect public safety and to protect water resources for water supply, recreational and ecosystem uses, the department shall immediately implement interim stormwater management practices including, but not limited to, street sweeping, inspection and cleaning of catch basins, and emergency repairs to roadway drainage
748,748
2800-0501 Beach Preservation
For the upkeep of the freshwater and saltwater beaches under the control of the department of conservation and recreation; provided, that all beaches shall remain open and staffed from Memorial Day through Labor Day; provided further, that the beaches shall be fully maintained; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the North and South rivers Watershed association for the purposes of restoring the North and South rivers and their tributaries to met clean water act standards; provided further, that not less that $50,000 shall be expended for the cleanup of Pilayella Algae on Kings Beach and Long beach in Lynn; provided further, that no less than $35,000 shall be expended for the cleanup of Pilayella algae on Nahant Beach Reservation; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Jones River Watershed Association of Kingston; provided further, that the department shall file a report with the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than December 15, 2008, that shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (1) the amount of funding provided to each beach under the control of the department in fiscal years 2007 and 2008; (2) a breakdown of how the funds were spent for each beach and the services that were provided; (3) the items of appropriation used to provide funding; (4) the amount of funding to be provided for each beach in fiscal year 2009 from this item; and (5) a list of the services or materials for each beach that will be provided from this item; and provided further, that not less than $1,000,000 shall be expended for personnel for the metropolitan beaches commission, as recommended by the Beaches We Can Be Proud Of report which was prepared for the metropolitan beaches commission
3,926,902
2800-0600 Pool Preservation
For the pools and spray pools under the control of the department of conservation and recreation; provided, that all pools and spray pools shall remain open and staffed from Memorial Day through Labor Day; provided further, that the pools and spray pools shall have their full amount of required maintenance and upkeep; and provided further, that the department shall file a report with the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than December 15, 2008, that shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (1) the amount of funding provided to each pool under the control of the department in fiscal years 2007 and 2008; (2) a breakdown of how the funds were spent for each pool and the services that were provided; (3) the items of appropriation used to provide funding; (4) the amount of funding to be provided for each pool in fiscal year 2009 from this item; and (5) a list of the services or materials for each pool that will be provided from this item
750,000
2800-0700 Office of Dam Safety
For the office of dam safety; provided, that the department shall, in collaboration with the department of environmental protection and the department of fish and game, establish and maintain a comprehensive inventory of all dams in Massachusetts, and develop a coordinated permitting and regulatory approach to dam removal for stream restoration and public safety; provided further, that the department shall file a report with the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than December 15, 2008, that shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (a) the number of staff that are assigned from this item and their job title; (b) the number of dam inspections that are scheduled for fiscal year 2009; and (c) the number of dams that are in need of repairs or need to be replaced; provided further, that not less than $500,000 shall be directed toward the hiring of dam safety engineers; and provided further, that not less than $140,000 shall be expended for a hydraulic study of increasing the pumping capacity of the Amelia Earhart Dam on the Mystic River
535,428
2800-9004 Trailside Museum
For certain payments for the maintenance and use of the Trailside Museum and the Chickatawbut Hill Education center
125,000
2810-0100 State Parks and Recreation
For the operations of the division of state parks and recreation; provided, that funds appropriated in this item shall be used to operate all of the division's parks, heritage state parks, reservations, campgrounds, beaches and pools and for the oversight of rinks, to protect and manage the division's lands and natural resources including the forest and parks conservation services and the bureau of forestry development; provided further, that no funds from this item shall be made available for payment to true seasonal employees; provided further, that the department may issue grants to public and nonpublic entities from this item; provided further, that the level of funding for the beaches and pools from this item in fiscal year 2009 shall not be reduced from fiscal year 2008; provided further, that not less than $400,000 shall be expended for amelioration of an area bounded by Middle, Garey and Commercial Streets in the town of Weymouth; provided further, that the department shall submit a report on the staffing levels at all state and urban parks to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than January 30, 2009, it shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (a) the number of staff assigned to each park; (b) the total number of visitors to each park; and (c) the total acreage of each park; provided further, that not less than $250,000 $125,000 shall be provided to the Camp Marion and Mumford River Recreation Programs; provided further, not less than $200,000 shall be expended for the park and recreation center for the town of Holbrook; provided further, that not less than $185,000 shall be expended for the Schooner Ernestina Commission; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for the toddler park in the city of Woburn; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended on the recreational facilities of Woburn high school; provided further, that $150,000 shall be expended for the Methuen Parks and Recreation Department; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for eradication of invasive aquatic species in Lake Cochituate State Park; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Heritage State Park located in the Roxbury section of the city of Boston; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be provided to the Lake Singletary Watershed Association; provided further, that not less than $20,000 shall be expended to the Chandler Pond Preservation Society; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for the print shop building at Brook Farm Reservation in the West Roxbury section of the city of Boston; and provided further, that Watson's Pond state park in Taunton and Ames Nowell state park in Abington shall remain open and appropriately staffed to allow public swimming and recreation for the season
23,705,429
2810-0200 Conservation and Recreation Summer Job Program
For summer employment programs at department of conservation and recreation facilities; provided, that the programs shall include peer-led youth recreation and interpretive programs, a youth all-star band, and a park repair and improvement program by skilled and unskilled laborers; and provided further, that the programs shall provide opportunities for underprivileged populations, especially in economic development areas
1,874,405
2810-2000 State Park Seasonals
For the seasonal hires of the division of state parks and recreation, including hires for the forest fire control unit; provided, that no funds from this item shall be expended for year-round seasonal employees; provided further, that seasonal employees who are hired before the second Sunday before Memorial Day and whose employment continues beyond the Saturday following Labor Day and who received health insurance benefits in fiscal year 2008 shall continue to receive such benefits in fiscal year 2009 during the period of their seasonal employment; provided further, that no expenditures shall be made from this item other than for the purposes identified in this item; provided further, that notwithstanding section 1 of chapter 31 of the General Laws, seasonal positions funded by this item shall be positions requiring the services of an incumbent, on either a full-time or less than full-time basis beginning not earlier than April 1 and ending not later than November 30, or beginning not earlier than September 1 and ending not later than April 30; and provided further, that notwithstanding said section 1 of said chapter 31, seasonal positions funded by this item shall not be filled by an incumbent for more than 8 months within a 12-month period
5,620,015
2820-0100 Urban Parks and Recreation
For the administration, operation and maintenance of the division of urban parks and recreation, including for the maintenance, operation and related costs of the parkways, boulevards, roadways, bridges and related appurtenances under the care, custody and control of the division, flood control activities of the division, purchase of all necessary supplies and related equipment, and the civilianization of crossing guards located at division intersections where state police previously performed such duties; provided, that the parkways, boulevards, roadways, bridges and related appurtenances under the care and custody of the metropolitan district commission in fiscal year 2003 shall remain solely under the jurisdiction, custody and care of the division of urban parks and recreation; provided further, that no funds from this item shall be made available for payment to true seasonal employees; provided further, that the rinks under the control of the department shall remain open and staffed for the full rink season; provided further, that the level of funding for the beaches and pools from this item in fiscal year 2009 shall not be reduced from fiscal year 2008; provided further, that not less than $55,000 shall be expended for the maintenance of Red Rock park on Lynn Shore drive in the city of Lynn, including $5,000 for the replacement of dead vegetation in the park; provided further, that not less than $450,000 shall be expended to the city of Lowell; provided further, that $250,000 shall be expended for a linked trail system for local and state parks along the Back River in the towns of Weymouth and Hingham; provided further, that not less than $225,000 shall be expended for the Southwest Corridor Park; provided further, that $297,000 shall be expended for the James Michael Curley Recreation Center in the city of Boston; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for the Hill Park and the William G. Reinstein Complex in the city of Revere; provided further, that $75,000 shall be expended for the Esplanade in the city of Boston; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for Eugene Lovely Field in Andover; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the Herter Center in the Christian A. Herter Park located in Allston-Brighton section of the city of Boston for the purpose of preserving educational and cultural materials that benefit the commonwealth; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the costs associated with the management of aquatic non-native plants in the Charles River lakes district; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the eradication of invasive aquatic weeds in the town of Wayland; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be provided for the ponds at Lake Street in the town of Acushnet; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Fellsmere Pond Reservoir in the city of Malden; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for public safety on the Deerfield and upper Connecticut River; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for the eradication of invasive aquatic weeds in the town of Lincoln; provided further, that not less than $20,000 shall be expended for Squantum Park in the city of Quincy; provided further, that not less than $15,000 shall be expended for the Memorial Field in the town of Whitman; and provided further, that not less than $3,900 shall be expended on Senator Charles E. Shannon Crossing Guard Corps at the corner of Mystic avenue and Shore drive in the city of Somerville
27,083,728
2820-0101 State House Park Rangers
For the costs associated with the department's urban park rangers specific to the security of the state house; provided, that funds appropriated in this item shall only be expended for the costs of security and urban park rangers at the state house
1,710,930
2820-0200 Urban Park Seasonals
For seasonal hires of the division of urban parks and recreation; provided, that no funds in this item shall be used for year-round seasonals; provided further, that notwithstanding section 1 of chapter 31 of the General Laws, seasonal positions funded by this item are positions requiring the services of an incumbent, on either a full-time or less than full-time basis beginning not earlier than April 1 and ending not later than November 30, or beginning not earlier than September 1 and ending not later than April 30; and provided further, that notwithstanding said section 1 of said chapter 31, seasonal positions funded by this item shall not be filled by an incumbent for more than 8 months within a 12-month period
3,000,000
2820-0300 Central Artery/Tunnel Parks and Spectacle Island
For the operation and maintenance of the central artery/tunnel parks and Spectacle island
1,438,634
2820-2000 Parkways Snow and Ice
For the expenses of maintaining the parkways within the division of urban parks and recreation, including the costs of personnel and snow and ice removal expenses; provided, that the department of conservation and recreation shall take all measures to ensure that the department's snow and ice control efforts are efficient and cost effective; provided further, that the secretary of energy and environmental affairs shall submit to the house and senate committees on post audit and oversight and the house and senate committees on ways and means a report detailing a snow emergency plan for roads, bridges and sidewalks under the care of the department of conservation and recreation by January 14, 2009; and provided further, that the secretary of energy and environmental affairs shall submit to the house and senate committees on post audit and oversight and the house and senate committees on ways and means a report not later than September 1, 2008, which shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (a) a list of amounts paid from state appropriations for snow and ice control efforts for fiscal years 2007 and 2008 and (b) any other information that said secretary determines is necessary to account for and explain the extraordinary expenditure of state appropriations for the control and removal of snow and ice
3,930,793
2820-9005 Parkways Street Lighting
For the operation of street lighting on the division of urban parks and recreation parkways; provided, that no expenditure shall be made other than in the GG object class; provided further, that the department of conservation and recreation shall take all measures to further ensure that said department's street lighting efforts are efficient and cost effective; and provided further, that said department shall implement a plan to achieve efficiencies and reduce lighting costs
3,315,033

account description amount
Retained Revenues
2800-2000 State Licensed Foresters Retained Revenue
For the state licensed foresters program; provided, that the department of conservation and recreation may expend not more than $600,000 from revenues collected from the sale of timber for materials, supplies, equipment and compensation of employees of the program; and provided further, that all expenditures from this item shall be subject to chapter 29 of the General Laws and recorded in the Massachusetts management accounting and reporting system
600,000
2810-2041 State Park Fee Retained Revenue
The division of state parks and recreation may expend not more than $6,004,826 from revenue collected from fees charged by the division, including revenues collected from campsite reservation transactions from the automated campground reservation and registration program for additional expenses, upkeep and improvements to the parks and recreation system and for the personnel costs of seasonal employees; provided, that no funds from this item shall be expended for the costs of full-time equivalent personnel; provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the division may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system; provided further, that no expenditures made in advance of the receipts shall be permitted to exceed 75 per cent of the amount of revenues projected by the first quarterly statement required by section 1B; provided further, that the comptroller shall notify the house and senate committees on ways and means at the time subsequent quarterly statements are published of the variance between actual and projected receipts in each such quarter and the implications of that variance for expenditures made; and provided further, that the division may issue grants to public and nonpublic entities from this item
6,004,826
2820-1000 Citation Fee Park Ranger Retained Revenue
The division of urban parks and recreation may expend not more than $200,000 from revenue collected pursuant to section 34B of chapter 92 of the General Laws
200,000
2820-1001 Telecommunications Leases Retained Revenue
The division of urban parks and recreation may expend not more than $50,000 from revenue collected for the operation and maintenance of the division's telecommunications system from revenues received from the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority, the department of highways, central artery/Ted Williams tunnel project, the department of state police and quasi-public and private entities through a system of user fees and other charges established by the commissioner of conservation and recreation; provided, that nothing in this item shall impair or diminish the rights of access and utilization of all current users of the system under agreements previously entered into; and provided further, that this item may be reimbursed by political subdivisions of the commonwealth and private entities for direct and indirect costs expended by the division to maintain the telecommunications system
50,000
2820-3001 Skating Rink Fee Retained Revenue
The division of urban parks and recreation may expend not more than $1,000,000 from revenue collected from skating rink fees and rentals for the operation and maintenance, including personnel costs, of 4 rinks between September 1, 2008, and April 30, 2009, for an expanded and extended rink season; provided, that when assigning time for the use of its rinks, the division shall give priority to those which qualify under applicable state and federal law as nonprofit organizations or as a public school
1,000,000
2820-4420 Ponkapoag Golf Course Retained Revenue
For the operation and maintenance of the Ponkapoag golf course; provided, that the division of urban parks and recreation may expend not more than $1,100,000 from revenue collected from fees generated by the golf course; provided further, that for the purposes of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenue and related expenditures, the division may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system; and provided further, notwithstanding section 1 of chapter 31 of the General Laws, seasonal positions funded by this account shall be positions requiring the services of an incumbent on either a full-time or less than a full-time basis beginning not earlier than April 1 and ending not later than November 30
1,098,006
2820-4421 Leo J. Martin Golf Course Retained Revenue
For the operation and maintenance of the Leo J. Martin golf course; provided, that the division of urban parks and recreation may expend not more than $1,100,000 from revenue collected from fees generated by the golf course; provided further, that for the purposes of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenue and related expenditures, the division may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system; and provided further, notwithstanding section 1 of chapter 31 of the General Laws, seasonal positions funded by this account shall be positions requiring the services of an incumbent on either a full-time or less than a full-time basis beginning not earlier than April 1 and ending not later than November 30
1,100,000

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 7,843,211
2800-9707 National Flood Insurance Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, National Flood Insurance Program
190,000
2800-9709 Map Modernization
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Map Modernization
87,000
2800-9721 Schooner Ernestina Historical Documentation
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Schooner Ernestina Historical Documentation
20,000
2800-9726 FEMA National Dam Safety Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, FEMA National Dam Safety Program
67,907
2800-9727 Pier Repair - Gallops Island Boston Harbor Islands Partnership Cooperative
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Boston Harbor Islands Projects-National Park Service
250,000
2800-9750 Ipswich River Watershed
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Ipswich River Watershed EPA Grant
70,200
2820-9702 Rural Community Fire Protection
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Rural Community Fire Protection
56,000
2820-9704 NRCS-Wildlife Incentives Habitat Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, NRCS Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program
63,805
2821-9705 Shade Tree and Forest Health
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Urban and Community Forestry Program
220,087
2821-9709 Forestry Planning
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Forestry Stewardship, Forest Legacy and Conservation Education
3,098,041
2821-9711 Rural Fire Prevention and Control
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Rural Fire Prevention and Control
228,492
2821-9713 Wildland Urban Interface Fuels Management in Southeastern Massachusetts
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Wildland Urban Interface Fuels Management
293,608
2821-9714 Rural Development through Forestry
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Rural Development through Forestry
26,005
2821-9719 Watershed Forestry Management
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Watershed Forest Management - Guidebook
2,714
2821-9726 Forest Health Management
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Forest Health Management - US Forest Service
103,251
2830-9705 Suasco Watershed Flood Control Reservoir
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, SUASCO Watershed Flood Control Reservoir
7,014
2840-9709 Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Consolidated Funding
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Consolidated Funding
624,789
2840-9710 NOAA South Cape Beach Salt Marsh
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, NOAA - S. Cape Beach Salt Marsh Restoration
100,461
2840-9714 Waquoit Bay Land Acquisition Reserve
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Waquoit Bay Land Acquisition
83,837
2840-9715 NOAA CELP Grant for - Herring River Land Acquisition
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, NOAA CECLP Grant
2,250,000

 

 

account description amount
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC UTILITIES 9,479,472
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
2100-0012 Department of Public Utilities
For the operations of the department of public utilities; provided, that notwithstanding the second sentence of the first paragraph of section 18 of chapter 25 of the General Laws, the assessments levied for fiscal year 2009 under that paragraph shall be made at a rate sufficient to produce $6,618,993
6,570,067
2100-0013 Transportation Oversight Division
For the operation of the transportation division
536,237

account description amount
Retained Revenues
2100-0014 Energy Facilities Siting Board Retained Revenue
The department of public utilities may expend for the operation of the energy facilities siting board an amount not to exceed $75,000 from application fees collected in fiscal year 2009 and prior fiscal years from utility companies
75,000
2100-0015 Unified Carrier Registration Retained Revenue
The department of public utilities may expend for the operation of the transportation division an amount not to exceed $2,300,000 from unified carrier registration fees collected in fiscal year 2009 and prior fiscal years from motor carrier companies
2,298,168

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 732,000
7006-9000 Motor Carrier Safety Assistance
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Motor Carrier Safety Assistance
102,000
7006-9002 Pipeline Security
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Pipeline Security
630,000

 

 

account description amount
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY RESOURCES 2,917,580
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
7006-1000 Division of Energy Resources
For the operation of the division of energy resources
1,635,528
7006-1001 Residential Conservation Service Program
For the residential conservation service program under chapter 465 of the acts of 1980, and the commercial and apartment conservation service program pursuant to section 11A of chapter 25A of the General Laws
199,105
7006-1003 Department of Energy Resources Assessment
For the operation of the division of energy resources; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the amount assessed under section 11H of chapter 25A of the General Laws shall be equal to the amount expended from this item
1,082,947

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 1,839,171
7006-9237 Energy Smart
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Rebuild Mass - Energy Smart Communities
38,821
7006-9238 Natural Gas Buses
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, SEP - 4 Natural Gas Buses
196,843
7006-9239 SEP - A Module
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, SEP - A Module-Integrated
190,164
7006-9240 Tall Tower Wind
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Tall Tower Wind
10,342
7006-9243 Sustainable Forest
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, BIOMASS - Sustainable Forest
444,127
7006-9244 Evaluation of Switchgrass for Biofuel in Massachusetts
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Evaluation of Switchgrass for Biofuel in Massachusetts
10,000
7006-9301 How Cost Effective Energy Efficiency
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, How Cost-Effective energy Efficiency
164,210
7006-9720 State Heating Oil and Propane Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, State Heating Oil
22,288
7006-9730 State Energy Program II - September
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, SEP II
753,000
7006-9757 Northeast Regional Biomass Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, BIOMASS
9,376

 

 

Executive Office of Health and Human Services


EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services


Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services
FISCAL YEAR 2009 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2009
Conference
FY2009
Vetoes
FY2009
Overrides
FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Total
Spending
Personal Care Attendant Council 300 0 0 300 492  
Youth-at-Risk Matching Grants 5,845 -2,220 2,220 5,845 2,925  
Primary Care Workforce 1,700 0 0 1,700 850  
Executive Office of Health and Human Services and Medicaid Administration 145,369 0 0 145,369 143,560  
MassHealth Auditing and Utilization Reviews 2,226 0 0 2,226 2,026  
MassHealth Enrollment Outreach Grants 3,500 0 0 3,500 1,000 #
Health Care Quality and Cost Council 1,889 0 0 1,889 1,175  
MassHealth CommonHealth Plan 111,900 0 0 111,900 106,305  
MassHealth Managed Care 3,141,085 -19,700 0 3,121,385 3,148,378  
Community First Initiative 20,000 0 0 20,000 5,543  
MassHealth Fee-for-Service Payments 1,549,816 -14,000 0 1,535,816 1,607,116  
MassHealth Basic Coverage 122,700 0 0 122,700 124,977  
MassHealth Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment 5,500 0 0 5,500 5,225  
MassHealth Family Assistance Plan 211,100 0 0 211,100 205,470  
MassHealth Premium Assistance and Insurance Partnership Program 40,300 0 0 40,300 41,159  
MassHealth Insurance Partnership for Employers 5,200 0 0 5,200 4,940  
Healthy Start Program 19,400 0 0 19,400 18,430  
Children's Medical Security Plan 16,500 0 0 16,500 15,675  
MassHealth HIV Plan 16,591 0 0 16,591 16,424  
MassHealth Essential 304,600 0 0 304,600 289,370  
Medicare Part D Phased Down Contribution 238,900 0 0 238,900 256,876  
MassHealth Recoveries from Current and Prior Fiscal Years Retained Revenue 225,000 0 0 225,000 225,000  
Health Information Analysis Retained Revenue 100 0 0 100 100  
TOTAL    6,189,521 -35,920 2,220 6,155,821

# Programs will be absorbed by off-budget sources.


account description amount
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 6,223,017,440
Budgetary Direct Appropriations 6,223,017,440
Direct Appropriations
4000-0050 Personal Care Attendant Council
For the operation of the personal care attendant quality workforce council established under section 29 of chapter 118G of the General Laws
492,207
4000-0112 Youth-at-Risk Matching Grants
For matching grants to boys' and girls' clubs, YMCA and YWCA organizations, nonprofit community centers, and youth development programs; provided, that the secretary shall award the full amount of each grant to each organization upon commitment of matching funds from the organization; provided further; that the secretary shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the exact amount distributed in fiscal year 2009 by March 1, 2009; provided further, that not less than $3,300,000 shall be expended for the Massachusetts Alliance of Boys and Girls Clubs; provided further, that an amount not to exceed $50,000 shall be provided in a matching grant to the Methuen Branch of the Merrimack Valley YMCA; provided further, that not less than $155,000 shall be expended for the young parents program of the Newton Community Service Centers; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Project Adventure Youth Leadership Program administered by Family Service, Inc. of Lawrence; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for youth and family programs and improvements at the West Suburban YMCA; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the YWCA of Newburyport; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended to the Chelsea YMCA; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for Square One, formerly the Springfield Day Nursery; provided further, that $125,000 shall be expended for the YMCA of Greater Worcester for the recruitment, implementation and evaluation of the YMCA Men's Health and Families Program; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended to the Franklin Community Action Corporation for youth services; provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended for programs at the Athol Area YMCA; provided further, that $100,000 shall be expended for the Nazzaro Recreation Center; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for nonprofit Youth Services in Andover; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for programs at the YWCA of Haverhill; provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended for the Oak Square YMCA in the Brighton section of the city of Boston; provided further, that not less than $100,000 be expended for health and wellness programming at the YWCA of Greater Lawrence; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Girls Incorporated of Holyoke; provided further, that an amount not to exceed $35,000 be provided in a matching grant to United Way of Tri-County for services at the Milford Youth Center; provided further, that not less than $500,000 shall be expended for youth programs in the commonwealth administered by the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation; provided further, that not less than $100,000 for Dot-Well youth services and out of school time activities; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the United Teen Equality Center in Lowell; provided further that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for a one-time matching grant for the YMCA Cape Cod for building purposes to comply with the American with Disabilities Act; provided further, that not less than $250,000 ($125,000) shall be expended for program and improvements at Children's Friend and Family Services of Salem and Lynn; provided further, that not less than $80,000 shall be expended for the public partnership program between the greater Lynn YMCA and YWCA and the public partnership program between the town of Saugus and the Saugus YMCA and YWCA; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for Fit Students for Life, Inc., formerly Boston Boxing and Fitness, Inc.; provided further, that not less than $40,000 shall be expended for programs at the Fishing Academy, Incorporated; provided further, provided further, that not less than $5,000 shall be provided for the Gardner Community Action Committee Fellowship Table; provided further, that not less than $5,000 shall be provided for the Winchendon Community Action Committee Food Bank; and provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the YMCA in East Boston
2,925,000
4000-0265 Primary Care Workforce
For a primary care workforce development and loan forgiveness grant program at community health centers, for the purpose of enhancing recruitment and retention of primary care physicians and other clinicians at community health centers throughout the Commonwealth; provided, that the grant shall be administered by the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers in consultation with the secretary of the executive office of health and human services and relevant member agencies; provided further, that the funds shall be matched by other public and private funds; and provided further, that the League shall work with said secretary and said agencies to maximize all sources of public and private funds
850,000
4000-0300 Executive Office of Health and Human Services and Medicaid Administration
For the operation of the executive office, including the operation of the managed care oversight board; provided, that the executive office shall provide technical and administrative assistance to agencies under the purview of the secretariat receiving federal funds; provided further, that the executive office and its agencies, when contracting for services on the islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, shall take into consideration the increased costs associated with the provision of goods, services, and housing on said islands; provided further, that the executive office shall monitor the expenditures and completion timetables for systems development projects and enhancements undertaken by all agencies under the purview of the secretariat, and shall ensure that all measures are taken to make such systems compatible with one another for enhanced interagency interaction; provided further, that the executive office shall continue to develop and implement the common client identifier; provided further, that the executive office shall ensure that any collaborative assessments for children receiving services from multiple agencies within the secretariat shall be performed within existing resources; provided further, that funds appropriated in this item shall be expended for the administrative, contracted services and non- personnel systems costs related to the implementation and operation of programs authorized by sections 9A to 9C, inclusive, and sections 16B and 16C of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided further, that the costs shall include, but not be limited to, pre-admission screening, utilization review, medical consultants, disability determination reviews, health benefit managers, interagency service agreements, the management and operation of the central automated vendor payment system, including the recipient eligibility verification system, vendor contracts to upgrade and enhance the central automated vendor payment system, the Medicaid management information system and the recipient eligibility verification system MA21, costs related to the information technology chargebacks, contractors responsible for system maintenance and development, personal computers and other information technology equipment; provided further that not less than $500,000 will be made available for supplemental payments to one or more of the three largest Medicaid participating licensed non-profit chronic and rehabilitation hospitals with less than 500 beds, with Medicaid participation measured and ranked by the number of Medicaid days in the most recently completed fiscal year, but excluding for purposes of this clause any of such hospitals that are authorized to receive supplemental payments pursuant to line items 4000-0500 and 4000-0600; provided further, that 50 per cent of the cost of provider point of service eligibility verification devices purchased shall be assumed by the providers utilizing the devices; provided further, that the executive office shall assume the full cost of provider point of service eligibility verification devices utilized by any and all participating dental care providers; provided further, that in consultation with the division of health care finance and policy, no rate increase shall be provided to existing Medicaid provider rates without taking all measures possible under Title XIX of the Social Security Act to ensure that rates of payment to providers do not exceed such rates as are necessary to meet only those costs which must be incurred by efficiently and economically operated providers in order to provide services of adequate quality; provided further, that not more than $250,000 shall be expended to establish the Office of Health Equity within the executive office of health and human services; provided further, that subject to appropriation the executive office of health and human services may employ such additional staff or consultants or as it may deem necessary; provided further, the office may prepare an annual health disparities report card with regional disparities data, evaluate effectiveness of interventions, and replicate successful programs across the state; provided further, the office shall work with a disparities reduction program with a focus on supporting efforts by community-based health agencies and community health workers to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities, including efforts addressing social factors integral to such disparities; provided further, that expenditures for the purposes of each item appropriated for the purpose of programs authorized by chapter 118E of the General Laws shall be accounted for according to such purpose on the Massachusetts management accounting and reporting system not more than 10 days after the expenditures have been made by the Medicaid management information system; provided further, that no expenditures shall be made for the purpose of programs that are not federally reimbursable, including those related to Titles XIX or XXI of the Social Security Act or the MassHealth demonstration waiver approved under section 115(a) of the act or the Community First section 1115 demonstration waiver, whether made by the executive office or another commonwealth entity, except as specifically authorized herein, or unless made for cost containment efforts the purposes and amounts of which have been submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means 30 days prior to making such expenditures; provided further, that the executive office shall not reduce the outpatient rates for any specialty hospital which limits its admissions to patients under active diagnosis and treatment of the eyes, ears, nose, and throat, below that which was granted during hospital fiscal year 2005; provided further, that the executive office may continue to recover provider overpayments made in the current and prior fiscal years through the Medicaid management information system, and that the recoveries shall be considered current fiscal year expenditure refunds; provided further, that the executive office may collect directly from a liable third party any amounts paid to contracted providers under chapter 118E of the General Laws for which the executive office later discovers another third party is liable if no other course of recoupment is possible; provided further, that no funds shall be expended for the purpose of funding interpretive services directly or indirectly related to a settlement or resolution agreement, with the office of civil rights or any other office, group or entity; provided further, that interpretive services currently provided shall not give rise to enforceable legal rights for any party or to an enforceable entitlement to interpretive services; provided further, that the federal financial participation received from claims filed for the costs of outreach and eligibility activities performed by certain community organization under the covering kids initiative, and in accordance with the federal revenue criteria in 45 CFR 74.23 or any other federal regulation which provides a basis for federal financial participation, shall be credited to this item and may be expended, without further appropriation, on administrative services including those covered under an agreement with the organizations participating in the initiative; provided further, that notwithstanding section 1 of chapter 118G of the General Laws or any general or special law to the contrary, for fiscal year 2009 the definition of a 'pediatric specialty unit' shall mean an acute care hospital with a burn center verified by the American Burn Center and the American College of Surgeons and a level 1 trauma center for pediatrics verified by the American College of Surgeons or a pediatric unit of an acute care hospital in which the ratio of licensed pediatric beds to total licensed hospital beds as of July 1, 1994, exceeded 0.20; provided further, that in calculating that ratio, licensed pediatric beds shall include the total of all pediatric service beds, and the total of all licensed hospital beds shall include the total of all licensed acute care hospital beds, consistent with Medicare's acute care hospital reimbursement methodology as put forth in the Provider Reimbursement Manual Part 1, Section 2405.3G; provided further, that in calculating rates of payment for children enrolled in MassHealth receiving inpatient services at acute care pediatric hospitals and pediatric subspecialty units as defined in section 1 of chapter 118G of the General Laws, the executive office shall make a supplemental payment, if necessary, sufficient to assure that inpatient SPAD and outlier payments for discharges with a case mix acuity greater than 3.5 shall be at least equal to 85 per cent of the expenses incurred in providing services to those children; provided further, that the executive office shall not reduce the payment rates by no less than 75 per cent for any specialty hospital which limits its services to patients under active diagnosis and treatment of cancer below that which was granted in the previous year; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the executive office shall require the commissioner of mental health to approve any prior authorization or other restriction on medication used to treat mental illness in accordance with written policies, procedures and regulations of the department of mental health; provided further, that the secretary shall ensure that supplemental Medicaid rates required pursuant to section 128 of chapter 58 of the acts of 2006 are implemented in fiscal year 2009; provided further, that the secretary shall ensure that all Medicaid benefit restorations, program expansions, and rate increases required pursuant to chapter 58 of the acts of 2006 are implemented in fiscal year 2009; provided further, that the executive office shall include smoking and tobacco use cessation treatment and information within MassHealth covered services pursuant to section 108 of chapter 58 of the acts of 2006; provided further, that the executive office shall develop a process whereby all participating providers who have signed the Virtual Gateway Services Agreement shall have access to the contents of the consolidated summary of any individual's application submitted through the virtual gateway; provided further, that said information access shall comply with all HIPAA requirements and state privacy laws; provided further, that not later than September 1, 2008, the executive office of health and human services shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing planned fiscal year 2009 expenditures by the executive office as funded by chargebacks to the 17 executive office cluster agencies; provided further, that there shall be a health care reform outreach and education unit within the executive office for the purpose of coordinating statewide activities in marketing outreach and the dissemination of educational materials related to the change in laws in chapter 58 of the acts of 2006; provided further, that the unit shall collaborate with the office of Medicaid, the executive office of administration and finance, the division of insurance and the Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority to develop common strategies, best practices, and guidelines for providing informational support and assistance to consumers, employers, and businesses; provided further, that any projection of deficiency in item 4000-0320, 4000-0430, 4000- 0500, 4000-0600, 40000-700, 4000-0870, 4000-0875, 4000-0880, 4000-0890, 4000-0891, 4000-0895, 4000-0990, 4000-1400 or 4000-1405, shall be reported to the house and senate committees on ways and means not less than 90 days before the projected exhaustion of funding; and provided further, that any unexpended balance in these accounts shall revert to the General Fund on June 30, 2009
143,560,194
4000-0301 MassHealth Auditing and Utilization Reviews
For the costs of MassHealth provider and member audit and utilization review activities including, but not limited to, eligibility verification, disability evaluations, provider financial and clinical audits and other initiatives intended to enhance program integrity
2,025,904
4000-0352 MassHealth Enrollment Outreach Grants
For MassHealth enrollment outreach grants to public and private nonprofit groups to be administered by the executive office in consultation with the Health Care Reform Outreach and Education Unit; provided, that grants shall be awarded to groups statewide, including areas in which the United States Census deems there exists a high percentage of uninsured individuals and areas in which there are limited health care providers; provided further, that funds shall be awarded as grants to community and consumer-focused public and private nonprofit groups to provide enrollment assistance, education and outreach activities directly to consumers who may be eligible for MassHealth, the Commonwealth Care Program, or the Commonwealth Choice Program, and who may require individualized support due to geography, ethnicity, race, culture, immigration or disease status and representative of communities throughout the commonwealth; provided further, that funds shall be allocated to provide informational support and technical assistance to recipient organizations and to promote appropriate and effective enrollment activities through the statewide health access network; provided further, that not less than $350,000 shall be allocated to Community Partners, Inc. of Amherst, to provide online informational support and technical assistance to recipient organizations and to promote appropriate and effective enrollment activities through its statewide health access network; provided further, that the cost of information support and technical assistance shall not exceed 10 per cent of the appropriation and shall not be used to defray current state obligations to provide this assistance; provided further, that in awarding said grants, the executive office of health and human services, in consultation with the Health Care Reform Outreach and Education Unit, shall provide written guidance to selected grantees with specific strategies of how to expend funds in the most efficient manner to target populations and avoid duplication of activities, including examples of best practices among prior year outreach grant recipients; and provided further, that the secretary shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the exact amounts distributed in fiscal year 2009 by February 2, 2009, and the extent to which any portion of resulting expenditures are eligible for federal reimbursement
1,000,000
4000-0355 Health Care Quality and Cost Council
For the operation of a health care quality and cost council established in section 16K of chapter 6A of the General Laws to promote high-quality, cost-effective, patient-centered care; provided, that the council shall file quarterly reports with the house and senate committees on ways and means delineating the progress made pursuant to the goals stated in said section 16K of said chapter 6A
1,175,026
4000-0430 MassHealth CommonHealth Plan
For the commonhealth program to provide primary and supplemental medical care and assistance to disabled adults and children under sections 9A, 16 and 16A of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to the recipients in prior fiscal years; provided further, that the executive office shall maximize federal reimbursement for state expenditures made on behalf of such adults and children; provided further, that children shall be determined eligible for the medical care and assistance if they meet the disability standards as defined by the executive office, which standards shall be no more restrictive than the standards in effect on July 1, 1996; and provided further, that the executive office shall process commonhealth applications within 45 days of receipt of a completed application or within 90 days if a determination of disability is required
106,305,000
4000-0500 MassHealth Managed Care
For health care services provided to medical assistance recipients under the executive office's primary care clinician/mental health and substance abuse plan or through a health maintenance organization under contract with the executive office and for MassHealth benefits provided to children, adolescents and adults under clauses (a) to (d), inclusive and clause (h) of subsection (2) of section 9A and section 16C of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided, that no funds shall be expended from this item for children and adolescents under clause (c) of said subsection (2) of said section 9A of said chapter 118E whose family incomes, as determined by the executive office, exceeds 150 per cent of the federal poverty level; provided further, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to the recipients in prior fiscal years; provided further, that expenditures from this item shall be made only for the purposes expressly stated herein; provided further, that not less than $2,000,000 shall be expended to an acute care hospital located in Holyoke that provides clinical training programs for nurses, allied health professionals and technicians through affiliations with community colleges and private universities; provided further, that the secretary of health and human services and the commissioner of mental health shall report quarterly to the house and senate committees on ways and means relative to the performance of the managed care organization under contract with the executive office to administer the mental health and substance abuse benefit; provided further, that such quarterly reports shall include, but not be limited to, analyses of utilization trends, quality of care and costs across all service categories and modalities of care purchased from providers through the mental health and substance abuse program, including those services provided to clients of the department of mental health; provided further, that in conjunction with the new Medicaid management information system project, said executive office shall continue to study the feasibility of modifying its claim payment system, in collaboration with the MassHealth behavioral health contractor, to routinely process for payment valid claims for medically-necessary covered medical services to eligible recipients with psychiatric and substance abuse diagnoses on a timely basis in an effort to avoid delay and expenses incurred by lengthy appeals processes; provided further, that said secretary shall report to the house and senate committee on ways and means any proposed modifications to said payment system, and a timeline of steps to be taken to implement said modifications; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the secretary of health and human services shall not reassign to a managed care plan under contract with the office of MassHealth the behavioral health benefit of any eligible person when the benefit is managed by MassHealth's specialty behavioral health managed care contactor, after the benefit is elected by or initially assigned to that person, unless the person provides written or verbal consent to the reassignment; provided further, that the executive office shall implement payments required pursuant to chapter 58 of the acts of 2006 for the public entity in fiscal year 2009; provided further, that not less than $10,000,000 shall be expended as payments for pediatric specialty hospitals and units, including pediatric chronic rehabilitation hospitals; provided further, that $8,000,000 of said $10,000,000 shall be expended for disproportionate share payments for inpatient services provided at pediatric specialty hospitals and units, including pediatric chronic and rehabilitation long-term care hospitals as allowable under federal law; provided further, that $2,000,000 of said $10,000,000 shall be expended for a grant to said pediatric chronic and rehabilitation long-term care hospitals for which federal financial participation and federal approval need not be obtained; and provided further, that $5,950,000 shall be expended on disproportionate share payments to high public payer hospitals
3,148,377,825
4000-0650 Community First Initiative
For community-based services for elderly and disabled individuals under age 65 provided under the Community First section 1115 demonstration waiver or for costs necessary to prepare for or implement the waiver; provided, that not more than $5,000,000 may be expended from this item for the purpose of the Rolland vs Cellucci Settlement for the fiscal year 2009
5,543,184
4000-0700 MassHealth Fee-for-Service Payments
For health care services provided to medical assistance recipients under the executive office's health care indemnity/third party liability plan and medical assistance recipients not otherwise covered under the executive office's managed care or senior care plans, and for MassHealth benefits provided to children, adolescents and adults under clauses (a) to (d), inclusive and clause (h) of subsection (2) of section 9A and section 16C of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided, that no payments for special provider costs shall be made from this item without the prior written approval of the secretary of administration and finance; provided further, that no funds shall be expended from this item for children and adolescents under clause (c) of said subsection (2) of said section 9A of said chapter 118E whose family incomes, as determined by the executive office, exceeds 150 per cent of the federal poverty level; provided further, that children who have aged out of the custody of the department of social services shall be eligible for benefits until they reach age 21; provided further, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to the recipients in prior fiscal years; provided further, that notwithstanding the foregoing, funds may be expended from this item for the purchase of third party insurance including, but not limited to, Medicare for any medical assistance recipient including, but not limited to, seniors; provided further, that the executive office may reduce MassHealth premiums or copayments or offer other incentives to encourage enrollees to comply with wellness goals; provided further, the executive office shall report annually to the joint committee on health care financing and the house and senate committees on ways and means on the number of enrollees who met at least 1 wellness goal, any reduction of copayments or premiums, and any other incentives provided because enrollees met wellness goals; provided further, that the executive office shall not, in fiscal year 2009, fund programs relating to case management with the intention of reducing length of stay for neonatal intensive care unit cases; provided further, that funds may be expended from this item for activities relating to disability determinations or utilization management and review, including patient screenings and evaluations, regardless of whether such activities are performed by a state agency, contractor, agent or provider; provided further, that the executive office shall submit a report to the executive office of administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than March 1, 2009 detailing the activities described in the preceding proviso to be expended from this item during fiscal year 2009; provided further, that not less that $10,000,000 $4,200,000 shall be expended to pay for an increase in Medicaid rates for community health centers, as defined in section 1 of chapter 118G of the General Laws; and provided further, that not less than $5,000,000 shall be expended for a medical home demonstration program that shall provide targeted, accessible, continuous and coordinated family-centered care to high need populations including, but not limited to, those with multiple chronic illnessed that require regular monitoring, advising or treatment
1,607,116,495
4000-0870 MassHealth Basic Coverage
For health care services provided to adults participating in the medical assistance program pursuant to clause (g) of subsection (2) of section 9A of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to the recipients in prior fiscal years
124,976,900
4000-0875 MassHealth Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment
For the provision of benefits to eligible women who require medical treatment for either breast or cervical cancer in accordance with 1902(a)(10)(A)(ii)(XVIII) of the Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment Act of 2000, Public Law 106-354, and in accordance with section 10D of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided, that the executive office shall provide those benefits to women whose income, as determined by the executive office, does not exceed 250 per cent of the federal poverty level, subject to continued federal approval; provided further, that eligibility for the benefits shall be extended solely for the duration of the cancerous condition; provided further, that before the provision of any benefits covered by this item, the executive office shall require screening for either breast or cervical cancer at the comprehensive breast and cervical cancer early detection program operated by the department of public health, in accordance with item 4570-1512 of section 2D; and provided further, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to these recipients in prior fiscal years
5,225,000
4000-0880 MassHealth Family Assistance Plan
For MassHealth benefits under clause (c) of subsection (2) of section 9A and section 16C of chapter 118E of the General Laws as amended by chapter 58 of the acts of 2006 for children and adolescents whose family incomes as determined by the executive office are above 150 per cent of the federal poverty level; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to the children and adolescents in prior fiscal years
205,470,429
4000-0890 MassHealth Premium Assistance and Insurance Partnership Program
For the cost of health insurance premium subsidies paid to employees of small businesses participating in the insurance reimbursement program under section 9C of chapter 118E of the General Laws, as amended by chapter 58 of the acts of 2006
41,158,628
4000-0891 MassHealth Insurance Partnership for Employers
For the cost of health insurance subsidies paid to employers participating in the insurance reimbursement program under section 9C of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided, that the executive office shall directly market the program to private human service providers that deliver human and social services under contract with departments within the executive office and the executive office of elder affairs for the purpose of mitigating health insurance costs to the employers and their employees; provided further, that the executive office of health and human services shall report quarterly to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the executive office of administration and finance monthly expenditure data for the program, including the total number of employers participating in the program, the percentage of the employers who purchased health insurance for employees prior to participating in the program and total monthly expenditures delineated by payments to small employers and self-employed persons for individual, 2-person family and family subsidies; and provided further, that the executive office of health and human services shall seek federal reimbursement for the payments to employers
4,940,000
4000-0895 Healthy Start Program
For the healthy start program to provide medical care and assistance to pregnant women and infants residing in the commonwealth pursuant to section 10E of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided, that the executive office shall, not later than February 16, 2009, report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the population served by the program delineated by the federal poverty level; and provided further, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to these persons in prior fiscal years
18,430,000
4000-0990 Children's Medical Security Plan
For the children's medical security plan to provide primary and preventive health services for uninsured children from birth through age 18; provided, that the executive office shall prescreen enrollees and applicants for Medicaid eligibility; provided further, that no applicant shall be enrolled in the program until the applicant has been denied eligibility for the MassHealth program; provided further, that the MassHealth benefit request shall be used as a joint application to determine the eligibility for both MassHealth and the children's medical security plan; provided further, that the executive office shall maximize federal reimbursements for state expenditures made on behalf of the children; provided further, that the executive office shall expend all necessary funds from this item to ensure the provision of the maximum benefit levels for this program, as authorized by section 10F of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided further, that the maximum benefit levels for this program shall be made available only to those children who have been determined by the executive office to be ineligible for MassHealth benefits; and provided further, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to these persons in prior fiscal years
15,675,000
4000-1400 MassHealth HIV Plan
For the purposes of providing MassHealth benefits to persons with a diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus with incomes up to 200 per cent of the federal poverty level; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to these persons in prior fiscal years
16,424,228
4000-1405 MassHealth Essential
For the operation of a program of preventive and primary care for chronically unemployed persons who are not receiving unemployment insurance benefits and who are not eligible for medical assistance but who are determined by the executive office of health and human services to be long-term unemployed; provided, that such persons shall meet the eligibility requirements of the MassHealth program established in section 9A of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided further, that persons eligible under subsection (7) of section 16D of said chapter 118E shall be also eligible to receive benefits under this item; provided further, that the income of such persons shall not exceed 100 per cent of the federal poverty level; provided further, that said eligibility requirements shall not exclude from eligibility persons who are employed intermittently or on a non-regular basis; provided further, that the provision of care to such persons under this program may, taking into account capacity, continuity of care, and geographic considerations, shall be restricted to certain providers; provided further, that the secretary may limit or close enrollment if necessary in order to ensure that expenditures from this item do not exceed the amount appropriated herein; provided further, however, that no such limitation shall be implemented unless the secretary has given 90 days notice to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on health care financing; and provided further, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to recipients in prior fiscal years
289,370,000
4000-1420 Medicare Part D Phased Down Contribution
For the purposes of making payment to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in compliance with Title XIX of the Social Security Act, as amended by the Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003
256,876,420

account description amount
Retained Revenues
4000-0320 MassHealth Recoveries from Current and Prior Fiscal Years Retained Revenue
For the executive office; provided that the executive office may expend an amount not to exceed $225,000,000 from the monies received from recoveries of any current or prior year expenditures and collections from liens, estate recoveries, third party recoveries, drug rebates, accident and trauma recoveries, case mix recoveries, computer audits, insurance recoveries, provider overpayment recoveries, bankruptcy settlements, Masspro and Healthpro refunds, Medicaid fraud returns, data match returns, Medicare appeals, and program and utilization review audits; provided further, that additional categories of recoveries and collections, including the balance of any personal needs accounts collected from nursing and other medical institutions upon a recipient's death and held by the executive office for more than 3 years, may, notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, be credited to this item; provided further, that any revenues collected by the division that are not attributable to the aforementioned categories shall be deposited in the General Fund and shall be tracked separately; provided further, that additional categories of recoveries and collections may be credited to this item after providing written notice to the house and senate committees on ways and means; provided further, that no funds from this item shall be used for the purposes of item 4000-0300; provided further, that expenditures from this item shall be limited solely to payments for the provision of medical care and assistance rendered in the current fiscal year; and provided further, that the executive office shall file quarterly reports with the house and senate committees on ways and means delineating the amount of current year rebates from pharmaceutical companies or other current year collections which are being used to supplement current year expenditures
225,000,000
4000-0360 Health Information Analysis Retained Revenue
For the health care quality and cost council established pursuant to section 16K of chapter 6A of the General Laws; provided further, that the council may expend an amount not to exceed $100,000 from the monies received from the sale of data reports; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the council may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lesser of this authorization and the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system
100,000

account description amount
Intragovernmental Service Spending 35,100,876
4000-0102 Chargeback for Human Services Transportation
For the cost of transportation services for health and human services clients and the operation of the health and human services transportation office
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
7,472,745
4000-0103 Chargeback for Human Services Administration
For the costs of core administrative functions performed within the executive office of health and human services; provided, that the secretary of the executive office of health and human services may, notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, identify administrative activities and functions common to the separate agencies, departments, offices, divisions, and commissions within the executive office and may designate such functions "core administrative functions" in order to improve administrative efficiency and preserve fiscal resources; provided further, that common functions that may be designated core administrative functions include, human resources, financial management, information technology, and leasing and facility management; provided further, that all employees performing functions so designated may be employed by the executive office, and the executive office shall charge the agencies, departments, offices, divisions, and commissions for such services; provided further, that upon the designation of a function as a core administrative function, the employees of each agency, department, office, or commission who perform such core administrative functions may be transferred to the executive office of health and human services; provided further, that the reorganization shall not impair the civil service status of any such transferred employee who immediately before the effective date of this act either holds a permanent appointment in a position classified under chapter 31 of the General Laws or has tenure in a position by reason of section 9A of chapter 30 of the General Laws; and provided further, that nothing in this item shall impair or change an employee's status, rights, or benefits under chapter 150E of the General Laws
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
27,680,933

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 9,020,611
4000-0713 Youth Development State Collaboration
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Youth Development State Collaboration
120,000
4000-7570 Medicaid Transformation Grant
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Medicaid Transformation
814,370
4000-9401 Community Mental Health Services
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Community Mental Health Services
8,086,241

account description amount
Trust and Other Spending 2,312,076
4000-7560 Emergency Room Diversion 2,312,076

 

 

Department of Elder Affairs


DEPARTMENT OF ELDER AFFAIRS

Department of Elder Affairs


Department of Elder Affairs
FISCAL YEAR 2009 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2009
Conference
FY2009
Vetoes
FY2009
Overrides
FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Total
Spending
MassHealth Senior Care 2,175,860 -17,505 0 2,158,355 2,101,532  
MassHealth Nursing Home Supplemental Rates 288,500 0 0 288,500 288,200  
Department of Elder Affairs Administration 3,742 0 0 3,742 3,604  
Prescription Advantage 57,534 0 0 57,534 50,232  
Elder Enhanced Home Care Services Program 48,199 0 0 48,199 48,199  
Supportive Senior Housing Program 4,203 0 0 4,203 4,153  
Elder Home Care Purchased Services 106,716 0 0 106,716 102,521  
Elder Home Care Case Management and Administration 40,368 0 0 40,368 37,568  
Elder Protective Services 16,246 0 0 16,246 16,101  
Geriatric Mental Health Services Program 225 0 0 225 120  
Family Caregivers Program 250 0 0 250 0  
Congregate Housing Program 2,789 0 0 2,789 2,123  
Residential Placement for Homeless Elders 450 0 0 450 153  
Elder Nutrition Program 6,805 0 0 6,805 6,480  
Grants to Councils on Aging 8,615 0 0 8,615 7,543  
TOTAL    2,760,501 -17,505 0 2,742,996

account description amount
DEPARTMENT OF ELDER AFFAIRS 2,668,530,686
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
4000-0600 MassHealth Senior Care
For health care services provided to MassHealth members who are seniors, and for the operation of the senior care options program under section 9D of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to these recipients in prior fiscal years; provided further, that funds shall be expended for the 'community choices' initiative; provided further, that no payment for special provider costs shall be made from this item without the prior written approval of the secretary of administration and finance; provided further, that benefits for this demonstration project shall not be reduced below the services provided in fiscal year 2008; provided further, that the eligibility requirements for this demonstration project shall not be more restrictive than those established in fiscal year 2008; provided further, that the executive office of health and human services shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing the projected costs and the number of individuals served by the 'community choices' initiative in fiscal year 2009 delineated by the federal poverty level; provided further, that the report shall be submitted not later than February 2, 2009; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, not less than $5,000,000 shall be expended from this item for the purpose of providing an increase to $72.80 per month in the personal needs allowance for individuals residing in nursing homes and rest homes who are eligible for MassHealth, Emergency Aid to the Elderly Disabled and Children program or Supplemental Security Income; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the regulations, criteria and standards for determining admission to and continued stay in a nursing home in fiscal year 2009 shall not be more restrictive than those regulations, criteria and standards in effect on January 1, 2004 until the executive office of health and human services and the executive office of elder affairs submit a multi-year plan to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on health care financing detailing the suggested timeline for phasing in changes to nursing home clinical criteria, provided that these changes shall not adversely affect current nursing home residents and shall not jeopardize the effectiveness of the 2176 home and community based waiver; provided further, care management under section 3 of chapter 211 of the Acts of 2006 shall be implemented through Aging & Disability Resource Consortiums, which shall include a combination of one or more Aging Services Access Points and Independent Living Centers, and section 2 of section 211, the pre-admission counseling and assessment program, established pursuant to the last paragraph of section 9 of chapter 118E of the General Laws, shall be implemented through the development of said aging and disability resource consortiums; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for any nursing home or non-acute chronic disease hospital that provides kosher food to its residents, the department, in consultation with the division, in recognition of the unique special innovative program status granted by the executive office, shall continue to make the standard payment rates established in fiscal year 2006 to reflect the high dietary costs incurred in providing kosher food; provided further, that funds shall be expended for the purpose of a housing with services demonstration project known as the 'Caring Homes' initiative designed to delay or prevent nursing home placement by providing care-giving services to an elder; provided further, that under said demonstration project, eligible MassHealth enrollees shall be able to live in the home of an individual or relative, with the exception of spouses and dependent children, to provide for their long term supports, pursuant to regulations promulgated by said executive office; provided further that effective July 1, 2008 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009, the division of health care finance and policy shall establish nursing facility MassHealth rates that are $45 million in payments above the payments made to nursing facilities for the fiscal year ended 2008, for the purpose of funding inflationary labor and benefit costs, funded by any additional funds that may become available in this item due to a decrease in Medicaid utilization and that are not otherwise projected to be expended for other services from this item; provided further, that in the event said additional funds that may become available in this item do not total at least $45 million, said nursing facility MassHealth rate increase shall be proportionally reduced; provided further, that the secretary of elder affairs and the director of the office of Medicaid shall report monthly to the secretary of administration and finance and to the house and senate committees on ways and means the total projected expenditures from this item and the extent to which said $45 million nursing facility MassHealth rate increase may be funded in fiscal year 2009; and provided further, that the secretary of elder affairs and the director of the office of Medicaid shall provide a monthly report to the secretary of administration and finance and to the house and senate committees on ways and means showing Medicaid nursing facility utilization in the current fiscal year compared to Medicaid nursing facility utilization in the same period for the prior fiscal year
2,101,532,200
4000-0640 MassHealth Nursing Home Supplemental Rates
For nursing facility Medicaid rates; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, in fiscal year 2009 the division of health care finance and policy shall establish nursing facility Medicaid rates that cumulatively total $288,500,000 more than the annual payment rates established by the division under the rates in effect as of June 30, 2002; provided further, that the division shall adjust per diem rates to reflect any reductions in Medicaid utilization; provided further, that $287,950,000 shall be expended for the purposes of Medicaid per diem rate payments to nursing homes participating in the MassHealth program for services provided to MassHealth members during fiscal year 2009; provided further, that the payments made pursuant to this item shall be allocated in the following manner in fiscal year 2009: (1) effective July 1, 2008, an annual amount of $99,000,000 in the aggregate to fund the use of 2000 base year cost information for rate determination purposes; provided, that not more than $9,000,000 of this amount shall be expended for purposes of reimbursing nursing facilities for up to 10 bed hold days for patients of the facility on medical and non-medical leaves of absence; (2) effective July 1, 2008, an annual amount of $122,500,000 for enhanced payment rates to nursing homes; (3) effective July 1, 2008, an annual amount of $50,000,000 to fund a rate add-on for wages, hours and benefits and related employee costs of direct care staff of nursing homes; provided further, that as a condition for such rate add-on, the division shall require that each nursing home document to the division that such funds are spent only on direct care staff by increasing the wages, hours and benefits of direct care staff, increasing the facility's staff-to-patient ratio, or by demonstrably improving the facility's recruitment and retention of nursing staff to provide quality care, which shall include expenditure of funds for nursing facilities which document actual nursing spending that is higher than the median nursing cost per management minute in the base year used to calculate Medicaid nursing facility rates; provided further, that a facility's direct care staff shall include all nursing personnel including registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurses' aides hired by the facility from any temporary nursing agency or nursing pool registered with the department of public health; provided further, that the division shall credit wage increases that are over any previously collectively-bargained wage increases; provided further, that in monitoring compliance for this rate add-on, the division's regulations shall adjust any spending compliance test to reflect any Medicaid nursing facility payment reductions including, but not limited to, rate reductions imposed on or after October 1, 2002; provided further, that the expenditure of these funds shall be subject to audit by the division in consultation with the department of public health and the executive office of health and human services; provided further, that in implementing this section, the division shall consult with the Nursing Home Advisory Council; (4) effective July 1, 2008, an annual amount of $16,450,000: (a) to fund rate adjustments for reasonable capital expenditures by nursing homes, giving priority to nursing homes located or constructed in under-bedded areas as determined by said executive office, in consultation with the division, that meet quality standards established by the executive office of health and human services in conjunction with the department of public health and the division for the purposes of encouraging the upgrading and maintenance of quality of care in nursing homes; and (b) to fund rate adjustments to eligible nursing homes that meet utilization standards established by the executive office of health and human services in conjunction with the division for the purpose of reducing unnecessary nursing home admissions and facilitating the return of nursing homes residents of non-institutional settings; provided further, that to the extent that the annual amount of $16,450,000 in this clause is not fully allocated, the division shall first provide operating or capital rate adjustments for publicly operated, urban and geographically-isolated nursing homes; 5) $300,000 for the purposes of an audit of funds distributed under clause (3); provided further, that the division, in consultation with the department of public health and with the assistance of the executive office of health and human services, shall establish penalties sufficient to deter noncompliance to be imposed against any facility that expends any or all monies in violation of clause (3) including, but not limited to, recoupment, assessment of fines or interest; provided further, that the division shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than October 1, 2008 a preliminary analysis of funds expended under this subsection in fiscal year 2008 and a description and timeline for auditing of these funds; (6) $250,000 to fund expenses of the division related to the implementation and administration of section 25 of chapter 118G of the General Laws; and (7) an amount sufficient to implement section 622 of chapter 151 of the acts of 1996; and provided further, that any additional funds that may become available through this item due to decreased Medicaid utilization shall first fund a per-diem rate add-on for large Medicaid providers as specified in 114.2 CMR 6.06 (10)(a), as in effect on September 1, 2003 and then fund further enhanced rates to nursing homes
288,200,000
9110-0100 Department of Elder Affairs Administration
For the operation of the executive office and regulation of assisted living facilities; provided, that the secretary shall continue to support community care ombudsman services; and provided further, that the executive office of elder affairs shall report annually to the house and senate committees on ways and means the number of assisted living units certified and the total revenues generated from application and certification fees for such units
3,604,378
9110-1455 Prescription Advantage
For the costs of the drug insurance program authorized by section 39 of chapter 19A of the General Laws; provided, that amounts received by the executive office of elder affairs' vendor as premium revenue for this program may be retained and expended by the vendor for the purposes of the program; provided further, that not less than $600,000 shall be made available for the operation of the pharmacy outreach program established by section 4C of chapter 19A of the General Laws; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, unless otherwise prohibited by state or federal law, prescription drug coverage or benefits payable by the executive office of elder affairs and the entities with which it has contracted for administration of the subsidized catastrophic drug insurance program pursuant to said section 39 of said chapter 19A, shall be the payer of last resort for this program for eligible persons with regard to any other third-party prescription coverage or benefits available to such eligible persons; provided further, that the executive office shall notify the house and senate committees on ways and means not less than 90 days in advance of any action to limit or cap the number of enrollees in the program; provided further, that this program is subject to appropriation and, in fiscal year 2009, expenditures shall not be more than the amount authorized in this item; provided further, that no action shall be taken to expand the benefits of the program, extend benefits to additional populations or reduce cost sharing in the program without approval of the general court; provided further, that the department shall file all legislation required to implement such actions for review and analysis by the general court; provided further, that the executive office shall take steps for the coordination of benefits with the Medicare prescription drug benefit created pursuant to the federal Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003, to ensure that Massachusetts residents take advantage of said benefit; provided further, that the department shall provide assistance for prescription drug costs to enrollees who qualify for Medicare Part D as well as assistance for premiums, deductibles, payments, and co-payments required by the Part D or Medicare Advantage plans; or by other plans which provide creditable prescription drug coverage as defined by section 104 of said Medicare Modernization Act, and which provide coverage of the cost of prescription drugs actuarially equal to or better than that provided by Medicare Part D; provided further, that a person shall also be eligible to enroll in the program at any time within a year after reaching age 65; and provided further, that the department shall allow those who meet the program eligibility criteria to enroll in the program at any time during the year; and provided further, that the secretary of elder affairs shall not implement cost sharing increases during fiscal year 2009 unless such cost sharing increases have been approved by law a vote of the general court
50,231,990
9110-1500 Elder Enhanced Home Care Services Program
For the provision of enhanced home care services, including case management to elders who meet the eligibility requirements of the home care program and who need services above the level customarily provided under the program to remain safely at home, including elders previously enrolled in the managed care in housing, enhanced community options, and chronic care enhanced services programs; provided, that the secretary shall actively seek to obtain federal financial participation for all services provided to seniors who qualify for Medicaid benefits pursuant to the section 2176 waiver; provided further, that the executive office shall collect income data on persons receiving services provided in this item; provided further, that the executive office shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing the population served by this item delineated by both 2008 federal poverty income levels and 2008 social security income standards; provided further, that the report shall be submitted not later than February 2, 2009; and provided further, that the executive office shall submit a report not later than October 15, 2008, to the house and senate committees on ways and means which shall include the number of individuals on a waiting list for these services on October 1, 2008, compared to the number of individuals on a waiting list on July 1, 2008
48,199,305
9110-1604 Supportive Senior Housing Program
For the operation of the supportive senior housing program at state or federally-assisted housing sites; provided, that the funds shall be expended to fully fund existing sites
4,153,243
9110-1630 Elder Home Care Purchased Services
For the operation of the elder home care program, including contracts with aging service access points or other qualified entities for the home care program, home care, health aides, home health and respite services, geriatric mental health services, and other services provided to the elderly; provided, that a sliding fee shall be charged to qualified elders; provided further, that the secretary of elder affairs may waive collection of sliding fees in cases of extreme financial hardship; provided further, that not more than $8,000,000 in revenues accrued from sliding fees shall be retained by the individual home care corporations without re-allocation by the executive office of elder affairs, and shall be expended for the purposes of the home care program, consistent with guidelines to be issued by the executive office; provided further, that the executive office shall report quarterly to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the receipt and expenditure of revenues accrued from the sliding fees; provided further, that the executive office shall report monthly to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the executive office for administration and finance on the amount expended from this item for purchase of service expenditures by category of service as set forth in 651 C.M.R. 3.01 and 651 C.M.R. 3.06; provided further, that no rate increase shall be awarded in fiscal year 2009 which would cause a reduction in client services or the number of clients served; provided further, that no funds shall be expended from this item to pay for salary increases for direct service workers who provide state-funded homemaker and home health aid services which would cause a reduction in client services; and provided further, that the secretary of elder affairs may transfer an amount not to exceed 3 per cent of the funds appropriated in this item to item 9110-1633 for case management services and the administration of the home care program
102,521,281
9110-1633 Elder Home Care Case Management and Administration
For the operation of the elder home care case management program, including contracts with aging service access points, or other qualified entities for home care case management services and the administration of the home care corporations funded through item 9110-1630 and item 9110-1500; provided, that such contracts shall include the costs of administrative personnel, home care case managers, travel, rent and other costs deemed appropriate by the executive office of elder affairs; provided further that no funds appropriated in this item shall be expended for the enhancement of management information systems; and provided further, that the secretary of elder affairs may transfer an amount not to exceed 3 per cent of the funds appropriated herein to item 9110-1630
37,568,041
9110-1636 Elder Protective Services
For the elder protective services program, including protective services case management, guardianship services, the statewide elder abuse hotline, and the elder-at-risk program; provided, that not less than $800,000 shall be expended for money management services
16,100,703
9110-1640 Geriatric Mental Health Services Program
For the Geriatric Mental Health Services program, including residential care, case management, and day treatment services, to deinstitutionalize or divert elders with serious and persistent mental illness from institutionalized settings
120,000
9110-1650 Family Caregivers Program
For the family caregivers program
0
9110-1660 Congregate Housing Program
For congregate and shared housing services for the elderly; provided, that $375,000 shall be expended for an aging-in-place project operated by the Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Boston in Brookline and Malden, and by Jewish Family Service of Metrowest in Framingham; provided further, that not less than $216,000 shall be allocated to the Helping Elders at Risk Through Homes program; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the Jewish Family Services of Western Massachusetts to implement the Aging-Well at Home Program in Springfield; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended to fund the NORC, Aging-In-Place program operated by the Jewish Family Service of the North Shore in Swampscott; provided further, that no less than $75,000 shall be expended for the Multicultural Alzheimer's Service Project in Springfield; provided further, provided further that not less than $50,000 be expended for the Tuttle House facility in Dorchester; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be used to fully fund a supportive housing program at Edward F. Doolan Apartments in the city of Fall River; provided further, provided further, that $90,000 shall be expended for the AgeWell Boston program operated by Ethos; and provided further that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Kit Clark Homeless/Housing Program to provide support for homeless and recently housed older adults
2,123,255
9110-1700 Residential Placement for Homeless Elders
For residential assessment and placement programs for homeless elders; provided, that $50,000 shall be expended for Living Waters Ministry of Hope for homeless outreach programs
153,000
9110-1900 Elder Nutrition Program
For the elder lunch program; provided, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Senior FarmShare program; provided further, that not less than $15,000 shall be expended for the Grandparents as Parents Initiative; provided further that $40,000 shall be obligated for youth/elder outreach position at the Roche Family Community Center in West Roxbury; and provided further, that $300,000 shall be expended for Community Physicians Associates for the purposes of administering a geriatrics program which shall include, but not be limited to inpatient care, outpatient care, rehabilitation and post-acute care, long-term care and assisted living counseling, and education of caregivers
6,479,866
9110-9002 Grants to Councils on Aging
For the local services program for grants to the councils on aging and for grants to or contracts with non-public entities which are consortia or associations of councils on aging; provided, that notwithstanding the foregoing, all monies appropriated in this item shall be expended in accordance with the distribution schedules for formula and incentive grants established by the secretary; provided further, that not less than $80,000 shall be provided to the LGBT Aging Project; and provided further, that such distribution schedules shall be submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means
7,543,424

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 34,032,959
9110-1074 Older Americans Act - Title III and Title VII
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Older Americans Assistance, Title III and Title VII
9,122,198
9110-1077 National Family Caregiver Support Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Older Americans Act, Title III-E, National Family Caregiver Support Program
3,673,479
9110-1095 Health Information Counseling and Assistance
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Health Information Counseling and Assistance
676,386
9110-1150 Empowering Older People
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Empowering Older People
300,000
9110-1173 Older Americans Act - Title III Nutrition Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Older Americans Act - Title III Nutritional Program
13,936,717
9110-1174 Nutrition Services Incentive Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Nutrition Services Incentive Program
4,056,178
9110-1178 Community Service Employment Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Community Service Employment Program
1,881,501
9110-1179 Performance Outcome Measures Project
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Performance Outcome Measures Project
30,000
9110-2760 New England Massachusetts Aging and Disability Resource Center
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, New England Massachusetts Aging and Disability Resource Center
350,000
9110-2761 Aging and Disability Resource Center - Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Aging and Disability Resource Center- Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services
6,500

 

 

Office of Health Services


OFFICE OF HEALTH SERVICES

Office of Health Services


Office of Health Services
FISCAL YEAR 2009 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2009
Conference
FY2009
Vetoes
FY2009
Overrides
FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Total
Spending
Division of Health Care Finance and Policy 17,513 -500 500 17,513 17,156  
Department of Public Health 21,912 0 0 21,912 21,206  
Community Health Center Services 7,766 -308 0 7,458 7,398  
Environmental Health Assessment and Compliance 4,134 0 0 4,134 3,749  
Division of Health Care Quality and Improvement 8,818 -100 100 8,818 8,614  
Primary Care Center and Loan Forgiveness Program 850 0 0 850 515  
Academic Detailing Program 500 0 0 500 250  
Certified Nurse's Aide Scholarships Fund 250 0 0 250 41  
Board of Registration in Nursing 1,725 0 0 1,725 1,543  
Board of Registration in Pharmacy 541 0 0 541 484  
Board of Registration in Medicine and Acupuncture 2,670 0 0 2,670 2,234  
Health Boards of Registration 472 0 0 472 422  
Regional Emergency Medical Services 1,247 0 0 1,247 1,115  
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) and Pediatric SANE Programs 3,623 0 0 3,623 3,601  
HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment and Services 37,667 0 0 37,667 35,901  
Division of Substance Abuse Services 80,557 0 0 80,557 77,656  
Substance Abuse Step-Down Recovery Services 5,000 0 0 5,000 4,800  
Secure Treatment Facilities for Opiate Addiction 5,000 0 0 5,000 0  
Dental Health Services 3,147 0 0 3,147 2,453  
Family Health Services 7,620 -360 360 7,620 5,835  
Women, Infants, and Children's Nutritional Services 13,565 0 0 13,565 13,565  
Early Intervention Services 42,936 0 0 42,936 41,582  
Newborn Hearing Screening Program 84 0 0 84 84  
Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Program 350 0 0 350 303  
Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program 4,753 0 0 4,753 4,013  
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 14,710 -512 512 14,710 12,913  
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention and Treatment 6,392 0 0 6,392 6,353  
State Laboratory and Communicable Disease Control Services 15,653 0 0 15,653 15,305  
Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Services 4,056 0 0 4,056 3,671  
Infection Prevention Program 1,000 0 0 1,000 780  
Universal Immunization Program 51,582 0 0 51,582 45,450  
School-Based Health Programs 17,457 -390 390 17,457 16,697  
Smoking Prevention and Cessation Programs 12,750 0 0 12,750 12,118  
Direct Care Staff Recruitment 0 0 0 0 212  
Public Health Hospitals 144,881 0 0 144,881 141,891  
Pediatric Palliative Care 1,000 0 0 1,000 787  
Violence Prevention Grants 3,500 0 0 3,500 3,465  
Department of Mental Health Administration 38,360 0 0 38,360 37,069  
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services 76,202 0 0 76,202 73,820  
Mental Health Services Including Adult, Homeless and Emergency Supports 322,068 0 0 322,068 292,402  
Statewide Homelessness Support Services 22,452 0 0 22,452 20,211  
Emergency Services and Acute Mental Health Care 36,228 0 0 36,228 35,937  
Forensic Services Program for Mentally Ill Persons 8,105 0 0 8,105 8,052  
Inpatient Facilities and Community-Based Mental Health Services 181,900 0 0 181,900 180,378  
End of Life Care Commission Retained Revenue 35 0 0 35 35  
Nuclear Power Reactor Monitoring Fee Retained Revenue 1,577 0 0 1,577 1,574  
Prescription Drug Registration and Monitoring Fee Retained Revenue 609 0 0 609 607  
Division of Health Care Quality Health Facility Licensing Fee Retained Revenue 1,330 0 0 1,330 1,329  
Board of Registration in Medicine Fee Retained Revenue 300 0 0 300 300  
HIV/AIDS Drug Program Manufacturer Rebates Retained Revenue 1,500 0 0 1,500 1,500  
Compulsive Behavior Treatment Program Retained Revenue 1,000 0 0 1,000 1,000  
Early Intervention Services Medicaid Reimbursement Retained Revenue 6,500 0 0 6,500 7,000  
WIC Program Manufacturer Rebates Retained Revenue 24,600 0 0 24,600 25,600  
Blood Lead Testing Fee Retained Revenue 1,442 0 0 1,442 1,442  
State Laboratory Tuberculosis Testing Fee Retained Revenue 300 0 0 300 300  
Vital Records, Research, Cancer and Community Data 400 0 0 400 400  
Western Massachusetts Hospital Federal Reimbursement Retained Revenue 16,542 0 0 16,542 16,551  
Shattuck Private Medical Vendor Retained Revenue 500 0 0 500 500  
Shattuck Hospital Department of Correction Inmate Retained Revenue 4,160 0 0 4,160 4,160  
CHOICE Program Retained Revenue 125 0 0 125 125  
TOTAL    17,513 -500 500 17,513

account description amount
DIVISION OF HEALTH CARE FINANCE AND POLICY 17,155,908
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
4100-0060 Division of Health Care Finance and Policy
For the operation of the division and the administration of the Health Safety Net Trust Fund established in section 36 of chapter 118G of the General Laws; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the assessment to acute hospitals authorized pursuant to section 5 of said chapter 118G for the estimated expenses of the division shall include in fiscal year 2009, the estimated expenses, including indirect costs, of the division and shall be equal to the amount appropriated in this item less amounts projected to be collected in fiscal year 2009 from: (a) filling fees; (b) fees and charges generated by the division's publication or dissemination of reports and information; and (c) federal financial participation received as reimbursement for the division's administrative costs; provided further, that the assessed amount shall not be less than 65 per cent of the total expenses appropriated for the division in the health safety net office; provided further, that the division shall promulgate regulations requiring all hospitals receiving payments from the Health Safety Net Trust Fund to report to the division the following utilization information: the number of inpatient admissions and outpatient visits by age category, income category, diagnostic category and average charge per admission; provided further, that the division shall submit quarterly reports to the house and senate committees on ways and means compiling said data; provided further, that the division, in consultation with the executive office of health and human services, shall not promulgate any increase in Medicaid provider rates without taking all measures possible under Title XIX of the Social Security Act or any successor federal statute to ensure that rates of payment to providers do not exceed such rates as are necessary to meet only those costs incurred by efficiently and economically operated providers in order to provide services of adequate quality; provided further, that the division shall meet the reporting requirements of section 25 of chapter 203 of the acts of 1996; provided further, that funds may be expended for the purposes of a survey and study of the uninsured and underinsured in the commonwealth, including the health insurance needs of the residents of the commonwealth; provided further, that said study shall examine the overall impact of programs administered by the executive office of health and human services on the uninsured, the underinsured, and the role of employers in assisting their employees in affording health insurance pursuant to section 23 of chapter 118G of the General Laws; provided further, that the division shall publish annual reports on the financial condition of hospitals and other health care providers through the Health Benchmarks project website, in collaboration with the executive office of health and human services, the office of the attorney general, and the University of Massachusetts; provided further, that the division shall submit to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on health care financing not later than December 8, 2008 a report detailing utilization of the Health Safety Net Trust Fund; provided further, that the report shall include: (a) the number of persons in the commonwealth whose medical expenses were billed to the Health Safety Net Trust Fund in fiscal year 2008; (b) the total dollar amount billed to the Health Safety Net Trust Fund in fiscal year 2008; (c) the demographics of the population using the Health Safety Net Trust Fund and (d) the types of services paid for out of the Health Safety Net Trust Fund in fiscal year 2008; provided further, that the division shall include in the report an analysis on hospitals' responsiveness to enrolling eligible individuals into the MassHealth program upon the date of service rather than charging those individuals to the Health Safety Net Trust Fund; provided further, that the division shall include in the report possible disincentives the state could provide to hospitals to discourage such behavior; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law or rule or regulation to the contrary, the division shall not allow any exceptions to the usual and customary charge defining rule as defined in 114.3 CMR 31.02, for the purposes of drug cost reimbursement to eligible pharmacy providers for publicly-aided and industrial accident patients; provided further, that the division is hereby authorized to change the pricing standard used by said division when determining the rate of payment to pharmacy providers for prescribed drugs for publicly-aided or industrial accident patients if such a change would financially benefit the commonwealth; provided further, that the division shall prepare a report on the savings realized by the MassHealth Pharmacy Program, for the first 3 months of fiscal year 2009, as a result of the reimbursement rate reductions for multiple source drugs for which upper limits have been set by the federal centers for Medicare and Medicaid services; provided further, that using said data, the division shall also estimate the program savings for fiscal year 2009; provided further, that the division shall forward a copy of this report to the secretary of administration and finance, and to the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than November 15, 2008; provided further the division, after consultation with the secretary and the chairs of the senate and house committees on ways and means, may adjust pharmacy dispensing fees for multiple source prescription drugs to compensate for any reduction as a result of the upper limits implemented under the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005; provided further, that the division shall submit to the house and senate committees on way and mean and the joint committee on heath care financing, not later than December 8, 2008, a report detailing rate or other payment appeals submitted to the division by skilled nursing facilities and rest homes including: (a) the initial date of appeal; (b) the amount of payment in dispute; (c) the status of each appeal; and (d) the commonwealth's response and date issued; provided further, that not less than $500,000 shall be expended to examine the factors that contribute to the cost increases of the health care delivery system and strategies employed by the provider community to reduce cost growth; provided further, that in preparing its report the division shall conduct a public hearing on the matter; and provided further, that the division shall submit its findings to the joint committees on health care financing and the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than February 16, 2009; provided further, that the division shall provide a quarterly report on the projected costs and enrollment figures of Commonwealth Care and shall file the report with the clerks of the senate and house of representatives
17,155,908

 

 

account description amount
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 559,305,536
Budgetary Direct Appropriations 559,305,536
Direct Appropriations
4510-0100 Department of Public Health
For the operation of the department; provided, that the department of public health shall report to the joint committee on public health, the joint committee on health care financing, and the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than February 2, 2009, on the impact of increased private and public health insurance coverage, pursuant to chapter 58 of the acts of 2006, and on the utilization and financial needs of public health programs; and provided further, that the report shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (a) an estimate of cost-savings to public health programs generated by increased public and private health insurance coverage in the commonwealth; (b) an assessment of the utilization of public health programs since 2006 including, early intervention services, state laboratory testing services, communicable disease testing services, HIV and AIDS-related services, substance abuse treatment services, family planning services, immunizations, and disease prevention and management services; (c) an assessment of the extent to which health insurance carriers offer benefits coverage for health services provided by public health programs; and (d4) any regulatory, legislative and other recommendations necessary to identify and recoup payment for public health services from liable private insurance carriers and other parties in order to minimize costs to the commonwealth
21,205,853
4510-0110 Community Health Center Services
For community health center services; provided, that no funds shall be expended in the AA object class; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the managed care program at community health centers known as CenterCare; provided further, that $225,000 shall be expended on a statewide program of technical assistance to community health centers to be provided by a state primary care association qualified under section 330(f)(1) of the United States Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C. section 254c(f)(1); provided further, that $300,000 shall be expended for medical respite services provided by the Boston health care for the homeless program; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for the Community Health Center of Cape Cod; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for the Duffy Health Center; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for the Manet Community Health Center; provided further, that not less than $125,000 shall be expended for Merrimack Valley Hospice Home Care; and provided further, that $40,000 shall be expended for the Dismas House at the Worcester county house of correction
7,397,772
4510-0600 Environmental Health Assessment and Compliance
For an environmental and community health hazards program, including control of radiation and nuclear hazards, consumer products protection, food and drugs, lead poisoning prevention in accordance with chapter 482 of the acts of 1993, lead-based paint inspections in day care facilities, inspection of radiological facilities, licensing of x-ray technologists and the administration of the bureau of environmental health assessment pursuant to chapter 111F of the General Laws the 'Right-to-Know' law; provided, that the expenditures from this item for the fair packaging and labeling survey program shall be contingent upon the prior approval of the proper federal authorities for reimbursement of 100 per cent of the amounts so expended; provided further, that $195,000 shall be expended for the purpose of the director of the bureau of environmental health assessment of the department to continue an environmental risk assessment of the health impacts of the General Lawrence Logan Airport in the East Boston section of the city of Boston on any community that is located within a 5 mile radius of the airport and is potentially impacted by the airport; provided further, that the assessment may include, but not be limited to, examining incidences of respiratory diseases and cancers and performing medical and laboratory tests and examinations of residents of these communities; provided further, that the bureau shall report its findings, together with any recommended response actions by the commonwealth, to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than February 2, 2009; provided further, that the department shall file a report with the house and senate committees on ways and means, the joint committee on public health, and the joint committee on health care financing, on the status of local health inspections of food establishments, consistent with the department of public health food safety regulations and a report on the current waiting list for indoor air inspections by October 1, 2008; provided further, that not more than $14,800 shall be allocated to the Franklin Regional Council of Governments for costs associated with the regional public health program; provided further, that $150,000 shall be expended for the completion of the comprehensive study of the exposure routes and patterns of contaminants in the Maple Meadowbrook Aquifer migrating to and affecting the Wilmington drinking water supply and the study of incidents of childhood cancer in the town of Wilmington; and provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the purposes of research and prevention activities associated with Lyme Disease to be conducted by the Barnstable County Department of Health and The Environment
3,749,071
4510-0710 Division of Health Care Quality and Improvement
For the operation of the division of health care quality and the office of patient protection; provided, that the division shall be responsible for assuring the quality of patient care provided by the commonwealth's health care facilities and services, and for protecting the health and safety of patients who receive care and services in nursing homes, rest homes, clinical laboratories, clinics, institutions for the mentally retarded and the mentally ill, hospitals and infirmaries, including the inspection of ambulance services; provided further, that investigators shall conduct investigations of abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation; provided further, that all investigators in the division of health care quality responsible for the investigations shall receive training by the Medicaid fraud control unit in the office of the attorney general; provided further, that the division shall continue a comprehensive training, education and outreach program for nursing home administrators and managers and other supervisory personnel in long-term care to improve the quality of care in long-term care facilities; provided further, that the program shall promote the use of best practices, models of quality care giving and the culture of workforce retention within the facilities and shall focus on systemic ways to reduce deficiencies; provided further, that investigators shall conduct investigations of abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation; provided further, that all investigators in the division of health care quality responsible for the investigations shall receive training by the Medicaid fraud control unit of the office of the attorney general; provided further, that services funded through this item shall include, but not be limited to: education, training, intervention, support, surveillance and evaluation; provided further, that the department shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the results of the program not later than April 30, 2009; provided further; that not less than $100,000 be expended to oversee the operation and administration of the Massachusetts primary stroke Service Designation Hospital programs established by 105 CMR (130.1400), provided that all fund shall be used for the purpose of collecting and analyzing data from all primary stroke service designated hospitals in the commonwealth and for a full time surveyor for the purpose of ensuring compliance with primary stroke center designation criteria; and provided further, that $40,000 shall be expended for Bedside Advocates, Inc. for the development of a pilot project focused on transitional care for geriatric patients transitioning to their homes from acute care hospitals;
8,613,638
4510-0715 Primary Care Center and Loan Forgiveness Program
For the operation of a center for primary care recruitment and placement to improve access to primary care services; provided, that not less than $500,000 shall be expended for a primary care workforce development and loan forgiveness grant program
514,876
4510-0716 Academic Detailing Program
For the operation of an evidence-based outreach and education program designed to provide information and education on the therapeutic and cost-effective utilization of prescription drugs to physicians, pharmacists and other health care professionals authorized to prescribe and dispense prescription drugs
250,000
4510-0720 Certified Nurse's Aide Scholarships Fund
For a scholarship program for certified nurses' aide and direct care worker training; provided, that recipients of the scholarship shall commit to working in the commonwealth for 2 years following certification; provided further, that no funds shall be expended in the AA object class; provided further, that the scholarships shall cover the full cost of tuition to an approved certified nurses' aide or long-term care direct worker training program, including approved programs providing for cross-training; provided further, that funds shall also be available to provide adult basic education and English as a second language training for applicants otherwise meeting criteria for the scholarships, as well as pilot training programs using enhanced curricula designed to support increased retention; provided further, that the department shall, in consultation with the nursing home industry, consumer groups, the department of labor and workforce development, the Commonwealth Corporation, training providers and other appropriate state and local agencies, conduct outreach regarding the availability of such scholarships; provided further, that the department shall consult with the scholarship program advisory council and the extended care career ladder initiative to review and recommend new training requirements for certified nurses' aides, home health aides and home care workers to improve the quality of the direct care workforce and the quality of care provided in all long-term care settings by developing skill standards, supporting the transition from training to work, improving retention, promoting portability, recognizing career advancement curricula and addressing language and education barriers; and provided further, that costs for outreach activities shall not exceed 5 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item and administrative costs of the program shall not exceed 5 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item
40,600
4510-0721 Board of Registration in Nursing
For the operation and administration of the board of registration in nursing; provided, that the board shall prepare an annual report detailing the total number of cases referred to and investigated by the board, the resolution of these cases, the approximate number of cases assigned to each investigator and any increases or decreases in cases referred to the board in the previous 6 months; provided further, that the board shall submit the report to the house and senate committees on ways and means, the joint committee on health care financing, the joint committee on public health and the commissioner of public health; provided further, that the board shall prepare a compilation of cases involving preventable medical error that resulted in harm to a patient or health care provider for the purpose of assisting health care providers, hospitals and pharmacies to modify their practices and techniques to avoid errors; and provided further, that the board shall submit the compilation to the house and senate committees on ways and means, the joint committee on health care financing, the joint committee on public health and the commissioner of the department of public health by January 4, 2009, and shall make the compilation widely available, including by electronic means, to the public and to all hospitals, pharmacies and health care providers doing business in the commonwealth
1,543,337
4510-0722 Board of Registration in Pharmacy
For the operation and administration of the board of registration in pharmacy; provided, that the board shall prepare an annual report detailing the total number of cases referred to and investigated by the board, the resolution of these cases, the approximate number of cases assigned to each investigator and any increases or decreases in cases referred to the board in the previous 6 months; provided further, that the board shall submit the report to the house and senate committees on ways and means, the joint committee on health care financing, the joint committee on public health and the commissioner of the department of public health; provided further, that the board shall prepare a compilation of cases involving preventable medical error that resulted in harm to a patient or health care provider for the purpose of assisting health care providers, hospitals and pharmacies to modify their practices and techniques to avoid error; and provided further, that the board shall submit the compilation to the house and senate committees on ways and means, the joint committee on health care financing, the joint committee on public health and the commissioner of the department of public health by January 4, 2009, and shall make the compilation widely available, including by electronic means, to the public and to all hospitals, pharmacies and health care providers doing business in the commonwealth
484,257
4510-0723 Board of Registration in Medicine and Acupuncture
For the operation and administration of the board of registration in medicine and the committee on acupuncture; provided, that the board of registration in medicine shall prepare an annual report addressing its activities with respect to licensing, enforcement, law and policy, patient safety and other relevant topics including, but not limited to, the total number of cases referred to and reviewed by the board, the resolution of such cases, the approximate number of cases assigned to each investigator, any increases or decreases in cases referred to the board in the previous 6 months, a compilation of cases from its patient care assessment program describing incidents involving preventable medical error that resulted in harm to patient or health care provider for the purpose of assisting the providers, hospitals and pharmacies to modify their practices and techniques to avoid error and any other relevant topics; provided further, that the board shall submit the report to the general court, house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on health care financing and the joint committee on public health by January 4, 2009, and shall make the compilation widely available, including by electronic means, to the public; and provided further, that the board shall promulgate rules and regulations to coordinate their patient care assessment program with the boards of registration in nursing and pharmacy
2,233,915
4510-0725 Health Boards of Registration
For the operation and administration of certain health boards of registration, including the boards of registration in dentistry, nursing home administrators, physician assistants, perfusionists, genetic counselors and respiratory care
422,338
4510-0790 Regional Emergency Medical Services
For regional emergency medical services; provided, that no funds shall be expended in the AA object class; provided further, that the regional emergency medical services councils, designated under 105 CMR 170.101 and the C-MED medical emergency communications centers that were in existence on January 1, 1992, shall remain the designated councils and C-MED communications centers
1,115,165
4510-0810 Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) and Pediatric SANE Programs
For a statewide sexual assault nurse examiner program and pediatric sexual assault nurse examiner program for the care of victims of sexual assault; provided, that funds shall be expended for a contract with the Massachusetts Children's Alliance to support children's advocacy centers; provided further, that the program shall be established by the department to operate under specific statewide protocols and by an on-call system of nurse examiners; and provided further, that the department may designate a metrowest district and may expend funds within said district
3,601,330
4512-0103 HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment and Services
For human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome services and programs; provided, that no funds shall be expended in the AA object class; provided further, that particular attention shall be paid to direct funding proportionately to each of the demographic groups afflicted by HIV/AIDS; provided further, that funds shall be expended for rental housing subsidies for the purposes of preventing admissions to acute hospitals, chronic hospitals and nursing homes for persons with acquired immune deficiency syndrome; provided further, that no funds from this item shall be expended for disease research in fiscal year 2009 and provided further that not less than $500,000 shall be spent to reduce HIV/AIDS disparities in communities of color, including African American, Latino, immigrant and refugee populations, linguistic minorities, and other populations disproportionately at risk, for prevention and education programs, counseling and testing, and treatment and supportive services
35,901,026
4512-0200 Division of Substance Abuse Services
For the division of substance abuse services, including a program to reimburse driver alcohol education programs for services provided for court adjudicated indigent clients; provided that no funds shall be expended in the AA object class; provided further, that not less than $3,000,000 shall be expended for the establishment of 60 community-based beds in locked-down, non-correctional settings for men who have been civilly committed to a substance abuse treatment program pursuant to section 35 of chapter 123 of the General Laws; provided further, that not less than $1,500,000 shall be expended for 3 Sobriety High Schools; provided further, that not less than $1,500,000 shall be expended for maintaining the substance abuse and mental health programs in houses of correction in Hampden county, Norfolk county, Middlesex county and Barnstable county; provided further, that 1 counselor shall continue to be assigned for every 200 inmates within each facility; provided further, that not less than $1,149,750 shall be expended to the Gavin Foundation for a male adolescent residential facility for substance abuse and rehabilitation services and an adjoining female adolescent residential facility for substance abuse and rehabilitation services, both operated by the Cushing House located in the South Boston section of Boston; provided further, that not less than $933,000 shall be expended for the Volunteers of America Rebound Youth Residential Recovery Program at Long Island Hospital in the city of Boston for substance abuse and rehabilitation services to youths with addictions; provided further, that not less than $750,350 shall be expended for a contract with STEP, Inc., for sobriety treatment, education and prevention; provided further, that not less than $500,000 shall be provided to the Essex county district attorney to continue to develop a pilot program for non-violent offenders in a non-correctional locked down substance abuse treatment facility; provided further, that not less than $500,000 shall be expended for maintaining the substance abuse and mental health programs in houses of correction in Hampden County; provided further, that $500,000 shall be expended for an opiate education and counseling competitive grant program in Suffolk county; provided further, that not less than $475,000 shall be expended to fund 10 beds through the CAB program in conjunction with the H.E.A.T. program at Woburn the division of the district court; provided further, that not less than $400,000 shall be provided to the Boston municipal court to fund treatment coordinators for the drug court program to treat nonviolent, substance-abusing offenders; provided further, that not less than $319,500 shall be expended for a contract with Gavin Foundation, Inc., to provide a Total Immersion program in conjunction with the probation departments of the South Boston division of the district court, the Somerville division of the district court, the Hingham division of the district court, the Brighton division of the district court, and other district courts and that the funding shall be expended for the maintenance of a training program by the Gavin Foundation for a statewide Total Immersion program; provided further, that $300,000 shall be expended for the Hampden county Residential Program For Women; provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for the Albany Street Shelter operated by Cambridge and Somerville Program for Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation or CASPAR; provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for the New Beginnings program; provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for Phoenix House, for the purposes of establishing an independent 18-bed women's sober-living facility in the Dorchester section of the city of Boston, for females with alcohol and chemical dependency; provided further, that not less than $225,000 shall be expended for the operation of the Barnstable Action for New Directions (BAND) program facilitated by the Gosnold Society of Cape Cod Inc., in conjunction with the Barnstable district court and the Cape and Islands district attorney; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for a substance abuse treatment program for children in the custody of the department of youth services; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for the Link House, Inc., in the town of Salisbury, for purposes of establishing transitional housing for women in recovery from substance abuse; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for The Gavin Foundation, Inc. to provide drug and alcohol abuse prevention education through the Speakers for Hope Program; provided further, that $200,000 shall be expended for the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association's substance abuse program; provided further, that not less than 158,000 shall be expended for the Haitian Multi-Service Center in the Dorchester section of Boston; provided further, that not less than $155,000 shall be expended for the maintenance and operation of the Intensive Outpatient Program at the South Boston Collaborative for the purposes of responding to adolescent suicide clusters and drug abuse in the South Boston section of the city of Boston; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended to the Berkshire County Youth Development Project for youth intervention services; provided further, that there shall be a recovery support center in each region; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended on the Hampden County Residential Program for Women; provided further, that not more than $150,000 shall be expended for the Hampden County Sheriff to operate an innovative residential program for recently released female offenders in the Springfield area; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for the Lowell House; provided further, that $150,000 shall be expended for the Northern Educational Services, Inc., in Springfield, to operate the Youth Zone Program; provided further, that not less than $145,000 shall be expended for the Arlington Youth Consultation Center; provided further, that not less than $145,000 shall be expended in grants for the Framingham Coalition for the Prevention of Drug and Alcohol Abuse; provided further, that not less than $125,000 shall be expended for Self Esteem Boston's substance abuse direct service prevention programs and provider training programs; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the substance abuse prevention programs of the Arlington Youth Health and Safety Coalition; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for a contract with Bay Cove Human Services, Inc. for the purpose of establishing an independent licensed halfway house in the Charlestown neighborhood of Boston, in collaboration with the Charlestown Recovery House, Inc. for persons in recovery from alcoholism and chemical dependency; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for New North Citizens' Council, Inc. Springfield Women's Addiction-Recovery Network; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended on the Russian Teens-at-Risk program operated by the Jewish Family Children's Service in the cities of Boston and Lynn and the town of Brookline; provided further, that $100,000 shall be expended for the prevention of substance abuse in the town of Saugus; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended to the Springfield Public Health Department for drug prevention outreach and education; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Winchester Substance Abuse Coalition in the town of Winchester; provided further, that not less than $90,000 shall be expended for Franklin Medical Center's Beacon Recovery Program at the Orange Recovery House; provided further, that $75,000 shall be expended to continue an Opiate Abuse Prevention and Intervention Program for Youth in the city of Melrose; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the Charlestown Substance Abuse Coalition for securing placement of at-risk adults in job-training programs, apprenticeships and permanent employment; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be provided to Second Step, Inc. in the city of Newton for the provision of substance abuse prevention and education programs to the survivors of domestic violence and their children; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the Tynan Community Center's Adolescence Wellness Program in the South Boston section of the city of Boston; provided further, that not less than $70,000 shall be expended for the Adolescent Education program of the South Boston Neighborhood House in the South Boston section of the city of Boston; provided further, that no less than $60,000 shall be provided to Project COPE, Inc. in Lynn for the prevention and education of the problems associated with OxyContin and heroin use; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for teens through programs provided by the Ashland Recreational Department; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Exodus Outreach Recovery Program; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute for homicide victims' family support services and anti-violence advocacy programs; provided further, that not less than $30,000 shall be expended for the Boat People SOS, Inc. Bilingual Community Liaison Project in Springfield; and provided further, that not less than $20,000 shall be provided for Stand Down Bilingual outreach center in the city of Springfield
77,656,206
4512-0201 Substance Abuse Step-Down Recovery Services
For substance abuse step-down recovery services, otherwise known as level B beds and services, and other critical recovery services with severely reduced capacity; provided, that no funds shall be expended in the AA object class; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for the Northern Educational Services (NES), Inc., so-called, to provide recovery services for 40 men by setting-up housing consisting of a 13 bed residency in Springfield; and provided further, that the department shall submit quarterly to the house and senate committees on ways and means a report on the number of individuals served by the step-down recovery services program
4,800,000
4512-0202 Secure Treatment Facilities for Opiate Addiction
For 2 pilot pre-arraignment jail diversion programs primarily for nonviolent offenders with OxyContin or heroin addiction to be procured by the department of public health; provided, that each program shall have at least 60 beds and shall provide clinical assessment services to the respective courts, inpatient treatment for up to 90 days and ongoing case management services for up to one year; provided further, that individuals may be diverted to this or other programs by a district attorney in conjunction with the office of the commissioner of probation if: (a) there is reason to believe that the individual being diverted suffers from an addiction to OxyContin or heroin, or other substance use disorder; and (b) the diversion of an individual is clinically appropriate and consistent with established clinical and public safety criteria; provided further, that both programs shall be established in separate counties and a location deemed suitable by the department of public health; provided further, that the department of public health shall coordinate operations with county sheriffs, the district attorneys, the office of the commissioner of probation and the department of correction; provided further, that not more than $500,000 may be used to support the ongoing treatment needs of clients post 90 days for which there is no other payer; and provided further, that the department of public health shall provide an annual report to the joint committee on mental health and substance abuse and the house and senate committees on ways and means as to the outcomes of the program and the cost of operations
0
4512-0500 Dental Health Services
For dental health services; provided, that no funds shall be expended in the AA object class; provided further, that funds shall be expended to maintain a program of dental services for the developmentally disabled; provided further; that the department shall submit to the house and senate committees on ways and means a quarterly report on the number of children served by this dental health services program and the number of children waiting to be served by the program; provided further, that not less than $90,000 shall be expended to The Community Coalition of Cape Cod Inc. for support and implementation of a model dental program that provides comprehensive dental care for low-income uninsured adults throughout Cape Cod; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be allotted to the Taunton Oral Health Clinic in the city of Taunton for the basic dental needs of moderate and low income residents of southeastern Massachusetts; provided further, that $750,000 shall be expended for the Forsyth Institute's Center for Children's Oral Health to fund a school-based demonstration project to offer preventive oral health care to children in high need areas including Boston, Lynn, and the Cape and Islands; and provided further, that not less than $500,000 shall be expended on the open wide health pilot program in Hampden county
2,452,712
4513-1000 Family Health Services
For the provision of family health services; provided, that no funds shall be expended in the AA object class; provided further, that not less than $6,000,000 shall be provided for comprehensive family planning services, including HIV counseling and testing, community-based health education and outreach services, provided by agencies certified as comprehensive family planning agencies; provided further, that $25,000 shall be expended for regional respite, counseling and holistic therapy services offered by the Cancer Connection, located in the city of Northampton; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be provided for the Molly Bish Institute for Child Safety at Mt. Wachusett Community College; provided further, that not less then $100,000 shall be expended for the Massachusetts Sudden Infant Death Center at Boston Medical Center; provided further, that not less than $350,000 be expended for the operations of the Regional Poison Control Center, located at the Children's Hospital in Boston; provided further, that not less than $350,000 shall be expended for ROCA, Inc. for outreach and youth development for at-risk youth and young adults in Chelsea, Revere, and East Boston; provided further, that of said $350,000, not less than $150,000 shall be expended for such programs in the Bowdoin/Geneva and the Uphams Corner/North Dorchester sections of Boston; provided further, that not less than $35,000 shall be expended for the Immigrants Assistance Center, Inc., in New Bedford for its unique bilingual AIDS education; provided further, that not less than $10,000 shall be expended for the Cancer House of Hope in the city of Westfield; provided further, that $450,000 shall be expended for the Massachusetts Birth Defects Monitoring Program; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for Falmouth Family Planning; and provided further, that $200,000 shall be expended for an elder health and outreach program in Saugus
5,835,000
4513-1002 Women, Infants, and Children's Nutritional Services
For women, infants and children's (WIC) nutrition services in addition to funds received under the federal nutrition program; provided, that no funds shall be expended in the AA object class; provided further, that all new WIC cases, in excess of fiscal year 1991 caseload levels, shall be served in accordance with priority categories 1 through 7, as defined by the state WIC program; and provided further, that not less than $680,000 shall be expended for the Growth and Nutrition Program
13,565,092
4513-1020 Early Intervention Services
For the early intervention program; provided, that no funds shall be expended in the AA object class; provided further, that the department shall report quarterly to the house and senate committees on ways and means the total number of units of service purchased and the total expenditures for the units of service paid by the department, the executive office of health and human services and third party payers for early intervention services for the following services categories: home visit, center-based individual, child-focused group, parent-focused group, screening and assessment; provided further, that the department shall make all reasonable efforts to secure third party and Medicaid reimbursements for the services funded in this item; provided further, that funds from this item shall be expended for a reserve to provide respite services to families of children enrolled in early intervention programs who have complex care requirements, multiple disabilities and extensive medical and health needs; provided further, that priority shall be given to low and moderate income families; provided further, that the department shall submit to the house and senate committees on ways and means a report on the number of families served by the program and the amount of funds appropriated in this item granted to qualified families not later than February 2, 2009; provided further, that no claim for reimbursement made on behalf of an uninsured person shall be paid from this item until the program receives notice of a denial of eligibility for the MassHealth program from the executive office of health and human services; provided further, that nothing in this item shall give rise to or shall be construed as giving rise to enforceable legal rights to any such services or an enforceable entitlement to the early intervention services funded in this item; provided further, that funds from this item may be expended for a rate increase; provided further, that not less than $1,000,000 shall be expended for the provision of cost reimbursement funding to certified Early Intervention programs; and provided further, that the department shall provide written notification to the senate and house committees on ways and means 90 days prior to any change to its current eligibility criteria
41,582,041
4513-1023 Newborn Hearing Screening Program
For the universal newborn hearing screening program; provided, that no funds shall be expended in the AA object class; and provided further, that the funds appropriated in this item shall be expended for the notification of and follow through with affected families, primary care providers and early intervention programs upon the department's receipt of data indicative of potential hearing disorders in newborns
84,076
4513-1024 Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Program
For the operation of a comprehensive, state-wide shaken baby syndrome prevention program including community-based, hospital-based and statewide activities; provided, that services funded through this item shall include, but not be limited to: education, training, intervention, support, surveillance and evaluation
303,096
4513-1026 Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program
For the provision of statewide and community-based suicide prevention, intervention, post-intervention, and surveillance activities and the implementation of a statewide suicide prevention plan; provided, that funds shall be expended for the costs of a collaborative study with the Geriatric Mental Health Services program within the department of elder affairs for the purpose of creating a program to address elder suicide behavior and attempts; provided further, that funds shall be expended for a Veterans in Crisis Hotline; provided further, that the hotline shall be for the use of veterans who seek counseling programs operated by the department of veterans affairs and/or concerned family members of those veterans so that they may be directed towards the programs and services offered by their local or regional VA office; and provided further, that the hotline shall be staffed by counselors or outreach programs contracted by the department and trained in issues of mental health counseling and veterans services
4,013,095
4513-1111 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
For the promotion of health and disease prevention including, but not limited to, the following programs: breast cancer prevention, diabetes screening and outreach, ovarian cancer screening, a statewide STOP stroke program and ongoing stroke prevention and education, hepatitis C prevention and management, multiple sclerosis screening, information, education, treatment programs and the Multiple Sclerosis Home Living Navigating Key Services program administered by the Central New England Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, renal disease prevention and management, Lyme disease prevention and research, colorectal cancer prevention, prostate cancer screening, education and treatment with a particular focus on African American males, osteoporosis education, a program to combat mental retardation in children suffering from a genetic effect causing phenylketonuria, maintenance of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis registry created pursuant section 25A of chapter 111 of the General Laws, maintenance of the statewide lupus database, early detection and treatment of lung cancer, education, awareness and early detection of brain aneurysms, and the operation of the Betsy Lehman Center for patient safety; provided further, that the department shall expend not less than the same amount available in each item in fiscal year 2008; provided further, that sites for Hepatitis C services shall be distributed throughout the commonwealth so as to ensure coverage in all geographic regions, including currently underserved areas proximate to Boston, Cape Ann, Fitchburg, Leominster, Lowell, Pittsfield, Springfield and Worcester; and provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the operation of NECPAD, a support organization which provides patient education and support for people diagnosed with PKU or related disorders and their families
12,913,198
4513-1130 Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention and Treatment
For the domestic violence and sexual assault prevention and treatment program; provided, that of the amount appropriated in this item, funds shall be expended for rape prevention and victim services, including the statewide Spanish language hotline for sexual abuse and domestic violence services for immigrants, and refugees and statewide suicide and violence prevention outreach to gay and lesbian youth; provided further, that not less than $350,000 shall be expended for the public health model of community engagement and intervention services and crisis housing for sexual violence and intimate partner violence in the GLBT community; provided further, that not less than $20,000 shall be expended for a Spanish speaking battered women's hotline provided by Delamano, a Lawrence-based domestic violence support organization; provided further, that not less than $300,000 shall be expended for sexual and domestic violence prevention; provided further, that not less than $1,050,000 shall be expended for domestic violence batterers' intervention services; provided further, that not less than $300,000 shall be expended for sexual abuse and domestic violence services for immigrants and refugees; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for Close to Home, a domestic violence prevention program located in Dorchester; and provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the Alternative House
6,353,324
4516-1000 State Laboratory and Communicable Disease Control Services
For the administration of the center for laboratory and communicable disease control, including the division of communicable venereal diseases, the division of tuberculosis control and the state laboratory institute; provided, that the department shall give priority to the analysis of samples used in the prosecution of controlled substances offenses; provided further, that funds shall be expended for an eastern encephalitis testing program and for tuberculosis testing and treatment services; provided further, that no funds appropriated in this item shall be expended for administrative, space or energy expenses of the department not directly related to personnel or programs funded in this item; provided further, that funds from this item may be expended for the purchase of equipment for the drug laboratory at the state laboratory institute; provided further, that not less than $240,000 shall be expended for the maintenance of the statewide rabies control program, coordinated by the department providing assistance to cities, towns and the public and for the interagency collaboration through the rabies advisory committee, the 24-hour epidemiological and clinical consultation for rabies exposures and the rapid laboratory diagnostic services; and provided further, that of said $240,000, not less than $150,000 shall be expended for the continuation of the Oral Rabies Vaccine Project on Cape Cod operated through a contract with Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in collaboration with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
15,305,086
4530-9000 Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Services
For teenage pregnancy prevention services; provided, that no funds shall be expended in the AA object class; provided further, that applications for such funds shall be administered through the department upon receipt and approval of coordinated community service plans to be evaluated in accordance with guidelines issued by the department; provided further, that portions of the grants may be used for state agency purchases of designated services identified by the community service plans; provided further, that funding shall be expended on those communities with the highest teen birth rates according to an annual statistical estimate conducted by the department; provided further, that funds shall be expended on programming directed at children under the care of the department of social services who are at high risk for teenage pregnancy; provided further, that the department shall collaborate with the department of social services on this programming; provided further, that not less than $400,000 shall be expended for the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition in the Berkshire region; provided further, that of said $400,000, not more than 10 percent shall be used for administrative services; provided further, that of said $400,000 not less than $250,000 shall be expended for the teen pregnancy prevention programs in the cities of North Adams and Pittsfield; provided further, that of said $250,000, not less than $125,000 shall be expended for said program in the city of Pittsfield; provided further that $50,000 shall be expended for teen pregnancy prevention programs in the town of Southbridge; provided further that $100,000 shall be expended for teen pregnancy prevention services in the town of Orange; and provided further, that no less than $15,000 shall be provided to Girls, Inc. of Lynn for teen pregnancy prevention
3,670,586
4570-1502 Infection Prevention Program
For the purposes of implementing a proactive statewide infection prevention and control program
780,290
4580-1000 Universal Immunization Program
For the operation of the universal immunization program; provided, that no funds shall be expended in the AA object class; provided further, that no funds appropriated in this item shall be expended for administrative or energy expenses of the department not directly related to programs funded in this item
45,449,649
4590-0250 School-Based Health Programs
For school health services and school-based health centers in public and non-public schools; provided, that no funds shall be expended in the AA object class; provided further, that services shall include, but not be limited to: (a) strengthening the infrastructure of school health services in the areas of personnel and policy development, programming and interdisciplinary collaboration; (b) developing linkages between school health services programs and community health providers; (c) incorporating health education programs, including tobacco prevention and cessation activities in school curricula and in the provision of school based health services; and (d) incorporating obesity prevention programs, including nutrition and wellness programs, in school curricula to address the nutrition and lifestyle habits needed for healthy development; provided further, that the services shall meet standards and eligibility guidelines established by the department in consultation with the department of education; provided further, that not less than $300,000 shall be expended for mental health and substance abuse services in school-based health centers; provided further, that not less than $550,000 shall be expended for the commission on gay and lesbian youth; provided further, that $150,000 shall be expended for the Childhood Obesity School Nutrition Project within the department to initiate or maintain school lunch programs focused on diminishing the epidemic of childhood obesity; provided further, that food service providers working with public schools wishing to institute or maintain a school nutrition program designed to reduce childhood obesity may submit an application to the department indicating the various nutritional and educational steps the school plans to implement with the grant, not to exceed $10,000 per school per year; provided further, that eligible programs shall focus on providing healthier choices for lunch programs and provide incentives and information to make healthier meal choices in the school lunch line; provided further, that 1 or more schools may be included in an application; provided further, that grant applications and other appropriate criteria shall be determined and reviewed by the department; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for the North Quabbin Community Coalition for support and implementation of four model community coalitions and community capacity building activities; provided further, that not less than $15,000,000 shall be expended for school nurses and school based health centers; and provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended to the H.E.L.P. program so-called, for black males health; and provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for a pilot program to provide community health services through the school-based health center at the Helen A. Bowditch Health Center at Elm Park school in the city of Worcester
16,697,430
4590-0300 Smoking Prevention and Cessation Programs
For smoking prevention and cessation programs; provided, that no funds shall be expended in the AA object class
12,117,950
4590-0914 Direct Care Staff Recruitment
211,530
4590-0915 Public Health Hospitals
For the maintenance and operation of Tewksbury hospital, Massachusetts hospital school, Lemuel Shattuck hospital and the hospital bureau, including the state office of pharmacy services; provided, that all revenue generated by the hospitals shall be credited to the General Fund; provided further, that no funds appropriated in this item shall be expended for administrative, space or energy expenses of the department not directly related to personnel or programs funded in this item; provided further, that Tewksbury hospital shall not be used to house county, state or other prisoners; provided further, that the department shall take no action to reduce or realign the client population and services at Tewksbury hospital unless such action results in alternative service delivery in an appropriate and cost-effective method of care; provided further, that staffing configurations at Tewksbury hospital shall be consistent with the client population and service realignment; provided further, that $241,743 shall be made available for the fifth of 6 annual TELP payments for a CT scanner procured for Lemuel Shattuck hospital; provided further, that reimbursements received for medical services provided at the Lemuel Shattuck hospital to inmates of county correctional facilities not managed by private health care vendors shall be credited to item 4590-0903 of section 2B; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the department shall seek to obtain federal financial participation for care provided to inmates of the department of correction and of county correctional facilities who are treated at the public health hospitals; provided further, that not less than $855,000 shall be expended for a new dialysis unit at Tewksbury State Hospital; provided further, that the department shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than January 31, 2008, on the progress of the expansion and the use of the funds
141,891,472
4590-1503 Pediatric Palliative Care
For the pediatric palliative care program established in section 24K of chapter 111 of the General Laws
786,850
4590-1506 Violence Prevention Grants
For a grant program to be administered by the department of public health to support the establishment of a comprehensive youth violence prevention program; provided, that the commissioner of public health shall distribute grant funds through a competitive grant program that gives preference to applications that: (a) serve communities that have been identified by the department as being high risk communities for youth violence; (b) demonstrate multi-disciplinary collaboration, including youth serving community organizations, state agencies, local law enforcement, medical and public health professionals, and faith-based organizations; (c) utilize a youth development framework that includes addressing out-of-school time activities, mentoring, leadership training, employment readiness training, conflict resolution, education support, family support services and financial literacy; (d) provide positive programming during, but not limited to, the hours of 2 pm and 10 pm; and (e) demonstrate the ability to work with the department staff to conduct comprehensive evaluations of program development and implementation activities; provided further, that no grants shall be awarded to law enforcement agencies; provided further, that funds shall be considered one-time and grants shall not annualize in fiscal year 2010; provided further, that administrative costs for successful grant applications shall not exceed 3 per cent of the value of the grant; provided further, that no grant funds shall be expended on food or beverages; provided further, that the department of public health shall publish guidelines and an application for the grant program not later than July 31, 2008; provided further, that awards shall be made to applicants not later than September 1, 2008; provided further, that the department of public health shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the executive office of administration and finance not later than November 1, 2008, detailing the grant amount awarded to each recipient and a description of each grant; and provided further, that each grant recipient shall provide the department of public health with a comprehensive list of best practices that have been instituted as a result of these grants
3,464,541

account description amount
Retained Revenues
4510-0106 End of Life Care Commission Retained Revenue
For the end of life care commission, established by section 480 of chapter 159 of the acts of 2000; provided, that not more than $35,000 shall be expended from revenues associated with grant and development activities
35,000
4510-0615 Nuclear Power Reactor Monitoring Fee Retained Revenue
The department may expend not more than $150,000 from assessments collected under section 5K of chapter 111 of the General Laws for services provided to monitor, survey and inspect nuclear power reactors; provided, that the department may expend not more than $1,426,652 from fees collected from licensing and inspecting users of radioactive material within the commonwealth under licenses presently issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission; provided further, that the revenues may be used for the costs of both programs, including the compensation of employees; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system
1,574,144
4510-0616 Prescription Drug Registration and Monitoring Fee Retained Revenue
The department may not expend more than $608,831 for a drug registration and monitoring program from revenues collected from fees charged to registered practitioners, including physicians, dentists, veterinarians, podiatrists and optometrists for controlled substance registration; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for the costs of personnel; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system
607,195
4510-0712 Division of Health Care Quality Health Facility Licensing Fee Retained Revenue
For the department of public health; provided, that the department may expend not more than $530,387 in revenues collected from the licensure of health facilities for program costs of the division of health care quality; provided, that the department may expend not more than $800,000 from revenues collected from individuals applying for emergency medical technician licensure and recertification; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenue and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lesser of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate therefore as reported in the state accounting system
1,328,936
4510-0726 Board of Registration in Medicine Fee Retained Revenue
For the board of registration in medicine, including the physician profiles program; provided, that the board may expend revenues not to exceed $300,000 from new revenues associated with increased license and renewal fees
300,000
4512-0106 HIV/AIDS Drug Program Manufacturer Rebates Retained Revenue
For the department of public health which may expend for the human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome drug assistance program an amount not to exceed $1,500,000 from revenues received from pharmaceutical manufacturers participating in the section 340B rebate program of the Public Health Service Act, administered by the federal Health Resources and Services Administration and Office of Pharmacy Affairs
1,500,000
4512-0225 Compulsive Behavior Treatment Program Retained Revenue
The department of public health may expend not more than $1,000,000 for a compulsive gamblers' treatment program from unclaimed prize money held in the State Lottery Fund for more than 1 year from the date of the drawing when the unclaimed prize money was won, and from the proceeds of a multi-jurisdictional lottery game under subsection (e) of section 24A of chapter 10 of the General Laws; provided, that the state comptroller shall transfer the amount to the General Fund; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenue and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lesser of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate therefor as reported in the state accounting system
1,000,000
4513-1010 Early Intervention Services Medicaid Reimbursement Retained Revenue
For the department of public health; provided, that said department may expend not more than $6,500,000 in revenue received from the collection of federal financial participation for early intervention services delivered to Medicaid-eligible children by developmental educators and professionals in related disciplines; provided further, that nothing in this item shall give rise to or shall be construed as giving rise to enforceable legal rights to any such services or an enforceable entitlement to the services funded in this item; and provided further, that the revenue may be used to pay for current and prior year claims
7,000,000
4513-1012 WIC Program Manufacturer Rebates Retained Revenue
The department of public health may expend not more than $24,600,000 from revenues received from the federal cost-containment initiatives including, but not limited to, infant formula rebates; provided, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lesser of this authorization or the most-recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system
25,600,000
4516-0263 Blood Lead Testing Fee Retained Revenue
For the department of public health; provided, that said department may expend not more than $1,442,468 in revenues from various blood lead testing fees collected from insurers and individuals for the purpose of conducting such tests; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lesser of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate therefore, as reported in the state accounting system
1,442,468
4516-1022 State Laboratory Tuberculosis Testing Fee Retained Revenue
For the department of public health; provided, that the department may expend not more than $300,000 generated by fees collected from insurers for tuberculosis tests performed at the state laboratory institute; provided further, that revenues collected may be used to supplement the costs of said laboratory; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lesser of this authorization or the most-recent revenue estimate, as reported in the state accounting system
300,000
4518-0200 Vital Records, Research, Cancer and Community Data
The department may expend not more than $400,000 generated by fees collected from the following services provided at the registry of vital records and statistics: amendments of vital records, requests for vital records not issued in person at the registry and research requests performed by registry staff at the registry; provided, that revenues so collected may be used for all program costs, including the compensation of employees; provided further, that the registrar of vital records and statistics shall exempt from payment of a fee any person requesting a copy of a birth certificate for the purpose of establishing eligibility for Medicaid; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lesser of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate, as reported in the state accounting system
400,000
4590-0912 Western Massachusetts Hospital Federal Reimbursement Retained Revenue
The department may expend an amount not to exceed $16,542,017 from reimbursements collected for western Massachusetts hospital services, subject to the approval of the commissioner of public health; provided, that such revenues may be expended for the purpose of hospital-related costs, including personnel, capital expenditures, DD object class charge-backs and motor vehicle replacement; provided further, that all revenues expended shall be pursuant to schedules submitted to the secretary of administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means; provided further, that not withstanding any special or general laws to the contrary, the western Massachusetts hospital shall be eligible to receive and retain full payment under the medical assistance program administered by the executive office of health and human services pursuant to chapter 118E of the general laws for all goods and services provided by the hospital in accordance with all federal requirements; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the western Massachusetts hospital shall reimburse the General Fund for a portion of employee benefit expenses, according to a schedule submitted by the commissioner of public health and approved by the secretary for administration and finance; provided further, that such reimbursement shall not exceed 10 per cent of total personnel costs for the hospital; provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lesser of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system; and provided further, that no funds appropriated herein shall be expended for administrative, space or energy expenses of the department not directly related to personnel or programs funded in this item
16,551,391
4590-0913 Shattuck Private Medical Vendor Retained Revenue
For the department of public health which may expend not more than $500,000 for payments received for those services provided by the Lemuel Shattuck hospital to inmates of county correctional facilities; provided, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lesser of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system
500,000
4590-0917 Shattuck Hospital Department of Correction Inmate Retained Revenue
For the department of public health; provided, that the department may expend an amount not to exceed $4,160,000 from payments received from the vendor managing health services for state correctional facilities for inmate medical services provided by the Lemuel Shattuck hospital; provided, that the payments may include capitation payments, fee for service payments, advance payments and other compensation arrangements established by contract between the vendor and the hospital; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate therefore as reported in the state accounting system
4,160,000

account description amount
Intragovernmental Service Spending 49,736,520
4510-0108 Chargeback for State Office Pharmacy Services
For the costs of pharmaceutical drugs and services provided by the state office for pharmacy services, in this section called SOPS; provided, that SOPS shall notify in writing all agencies listed below of their obligations under this item by July 15, 2008; provided further, that SOPS shall continue to be the sole provider of pharmacy services for the following agencies currently under SOPS: the department of public health, the department of mental health, the department of mental retardation, the department of correction, the sheriff's departments of Franklin, Hampden and Plymouth, and the Soldiers' Home in Holyoke; provided further, that SOPS shall become the sole provider of pharmacy services to the following agencies currently not being serviced by SOPS: the sheriff's departments of Worcester, Middlesex, Hampshire, Berkshire, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Bristol, Barnstable and Dukes, the Soldiers' Homes in Chelsea and the department of youth services; provided further, that SOPS shall be the sole provider of pharmacy services for all said agencies and all costs for pharmacy services shall be charged by this item; provided further, that pursuant to the SOPS report completed on December 15, 2007, said agencies shall not charge or contract with any other alternative vendor for pharmacy services other than SOPS; provided further, that SOPS shall develop an implementation plan to transition the following agencies within the current fiscal year: the sheriff's departments of Worcester, Middlesex, Hampshire, Berkshire, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Bristol, Barnstable and Dukes, the Soldiers' Homes in Chelsea and the department of youth services; provided further, that SOPS will validate previously submitted pharmacy expenditures including HDAP drug reimbursements during fiscal year 2009; provided further, that SOPS shall continue to work to reduce medication costs, provide standardized policies and procedures in a clinically responsible manner, provide comprehensive data analysis and improve the quality of clinical services; provided further, that SOPS shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than April 15, 2009 detailing the projected savings realized by each transitioning agency in comparison to their pharmacy costs in fiscal year 2008 and their projected savings for fiscal year 2010; and provided further, that the report shall also provide recommendations for the inclusion of other entities that may realize cost savings by joining SOPS
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
45,786,520
4590-0901 Chargeback for Consolidated Public Health Hospitals
For the costs of medical services provided at public health hospitals pursuant to a schedule of services and fees approved by the commissioner of public health, which may be expended for the purposes of hospital related costs, including, but not limited to, capital repair and the maintenance and motor vehicle replacement; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenue and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate thereof as reported in the state accounting system
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
150,000
4590-0903 Chargeback for Medical Services for County Corrections Inmates
For the costs of medical services provided at the department of public health Lemuel Shattuck hospital to inmates of the county correctional facilities; provided, that the costs shall be charged to items 8910-0000, 8910-0010, 8910-0102, 8910-0105, 8910-0107, 8910-0108, 8910-0110, 8910-0145 and 8910-0619 of section 2 pursuant to the provisions thereof; provided further, that expenditures from this item shall be for hospital-related costs including, but not limited to, capital repair and the maintenance and motor vehicle replacement; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenue and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate thereof as reported in the state accounting system
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
3,800,000

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 263,459,519
4500-1000 Preventive Health Services Block Grant
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Preventive Health Services Block Grant
3,170,463
4500-1050 Rape Prevention and Education
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Rape Prevention and Education
989,283
4500-1065 State Partnership to Improve Minority Health
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled State Partnership to Improve Minority Health
154,867
4500-2000 Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant
12,097,344
4502-1012 Cooperative Health Statistics System
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Cooperative Health Statistics System
614,398
4510-0109 State Loan Repayment Project
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, State Loan Repayment Project
250,000
4510-0113 Office of Rural Health
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Office of Rural Health
148,500
4510-0118 Primary Care Cooperative Agreement
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Primary Care Cooperative Agreement
108,954
4510-0119 Rural Hospital Flexibility Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Rural Hospital Flexibility Program
297,900
4510-0219 Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program
89,450
4510-0221 Targeted Oral Health Services
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Targeted Oral Health Services
160,000
4510-0400 Medicare and Medicaid Survey and Certification
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Medicare and Medicaid Survey and Certification
7,637,790
4510-0404 Hospital Bioterrorism Preparedness
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness
9,983,770
4510-0500 Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Clinical Laboratory Improvement
312,536
4510-0609 Nuclear Regulatory Commission Security Inspections
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, NRC Security Inspections
5,000
4510-0619 Food and Drug Administration Inspection of Food Establishments
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, FDA Inspection of Food Establishments
322,736
4510-0627 Prescription Drug Monitoring
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Enhancement of Infrastructure Reporting and Interstate Exchange
275,000
4510-0628 Developing and Enhancing Prescription Dr
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Enhancement of Infrastructure Collaborative Data Sharing
400,000
4510-0630 Enabling Electronic Prescribing and Enha
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Enabling Electronic Prescribing and Enhancement
425,710
4510-0636 Childhood Lead Paint Poisoning Prevention
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Childhood Lead Paint Poisoning Prevention
1,145,179
4510-0793 Rural Access to Emergency Devices Act
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, RURAL Automatic External Defibrillator
22,532
4510-9014 Mammography Quality Standards Act Inspections
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Mammography Quality Standards Act Inspections
152,854
4510-9040 Diabetes Control Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Diabetes Control Program
1,070,134
4510-9043 Demonstration Program to Conduct Toxic Waste Site Health Impact Assessments
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Demonstration Program to Conduct Toxic Waste Site Health Impact Assessments
448,648
4510-9048 Indoor Radon Development Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Indoor Radon Development Program
159,330
4510-9053 Beaches Environmental Assessment
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Beaches Environmental Assessment
251,749
4510-9056 National Environmental Public Health Tracking
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, National Environmental Public Health Tracking
949,213
4512-0102 Sexually Transmitted Disease Control
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Sexually Transmitted Disease Control
1,588,813
4512-0179 Vaccination Assistance Project
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Vaccination Assistance Project
5,821,257
4512-0180 Epidemiology and Lab Surveillance
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Epidemiology and Lab Surveillance
1,491,209
4512-9064 Adolescent Treatment
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Adolescent Treatment
365,780
4512-9065 State Outcomes Measurement and Management System
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, State Outcomes Measurement and Management System
75,000
4512-9066 State Epidemiological Outcomes Workshop
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, State Epidemiological Outcomes Workshop
100,000
4512-9067 Screening and Brief Intervention
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Screening and Brief Intervention
2,826,914
4512-9068 Collaborative for Action, Leadership, and Learning
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Collaborative for Action, Leadership, and Learning
2,093,000
4512-9069 Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant
35,754,518
4512-9070 Promoting Safe and Statable Families
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Promoting Safe and Stable Families
500,000
4512-9071 OJJDP Substance Abuse Prevention
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, OJJDP Substance Abuse Prevention
700,000
4512-9426 Uniform Alcohol and Drug Abuse Data Collection
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Uniform Alcohol and Drug Abuse Data Collection
73,198
4513-0111 Housing Opportunities - People with AIDS
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Housing Opportunities-People with AIDS
166,000
4513-1123 ADULT VIRAL HEPATITIS PREVENTION
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Adult Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator
105,925
4513-9007 Nutritional Status of Women, Infants and Children
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Nutritional Status of Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
89,471,755
4513-9018 Augmentation and Evaluation of Established Health Education - Risk Reduction
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Augmentation and Evaluation of Established Health Education - Risk Reduction
11,092,885
4513-9020 Expanded & Integrated HIV Testing
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Expanded and Integrated HIV Testing
690,000
4513-9021 Program for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Program for Infants and Toddlers with Handicaps
8,214,170
4513-9022 Prevention of Disability State-Based Project
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Prevention Disability State Based Project
200,552
4513-9027 Massachusetts Community AIDS Resource Enhancement - MassCare
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, MassCare - Community AIDS Resource Enhancement
888,693
4513-9030 Comprehensive Primary Care System Planning for Massachusetts Children
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Planning a Comprehensive Primary Care System for All Mass Children and Youth
94,644
4513-9035 AIDS Surveillance and Seroprevalence Project
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, AIDS Surveillance and Seroprevalence Project
1,502,762
4513-9037 Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources
20,393,618
4513-9038 Shelter Plus Care - Worcester
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Shelter Plus Care - Worcester
288,504
4513-9046 Congenital Anomalies Center of Excellence
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Congenital Anomalies Center of Excellence
697,633
4513-9051 Rural Domestic Violence and Child Victimization Project
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Rural Domestic Violence and Children Victimization Project
450,000
4513-9060 Residential Fire Injury Prevention, Intervention and Surveillance
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Residential Fire Injury Prevention - Mass Injury Intervention and Surveillance
145,000
4513-9066 Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Enhancement Project
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Universal Newborn Hearing Screening-Enhancement Project
175,000
4513-9071 Early Hearing Detection and Intervention - Tracking and Research
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Tracking and Research
170,000
4513-9076 Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems
140,000
4513-9077 Emergency Medical Services for Children Partnership II
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Emergency Medical Services for Children Partnership II
115,000
4513-9078 Asthma Planning Collaborative
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Asthma Planning Collaborative
335,000
4513-9080 Massachusetts Perinatal Connection Project
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Mass. Perinatal Connection Project
210,000
4513-9081 State Implementation Grant for Children with Special Health Care Needs
For the purpose of a federally funded grant entitled, State Implementation Grant for Children with Special Health Care Needs
50,000
4513-9082 CAPTA Requirement to Identify and Serve Substance Exposed Newborns
For the purpose of a federally funded grant entitled, CAPTA Requirement to Identify and Serve Substance Exposed Newborns
250,000
4513-9083 Massachusetts Youth Suicide Prevention Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Massachusetts Youth Suicide Prevention Program
455,704
4513-9085 Massachusetts Pregnancy Risk
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Massachusetts Pregnancy Risk
198,026
4514-1005 WIC - Management Information Systems
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, WIC-Management Information Systems
200,000
4514-1006 WIC SPECIAL PROJECT GETTING TO THE HEART
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Getting to the Heard of the Matter
94,990
4515-0115 Tuberculosis Control Project
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Tuberculosis Control Project
1,641,161
4515-0121 Tuberculosis Epidemiologic Studies Consortium
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Tuberculosis Epidemiological Studies and Consortium
366,019
4515-0200 STD and HIV Prevention Training Centers
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers
356,641
4515-0204 Strengthening Surveillance for Infectiou
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Strengthening Surveillance for Infectious Disease
175,000
4515-0205 HIV TRAINING THROUGH PREVENTION TRAINING
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, HIV Training through Prevention Training Centers
99,999
4516-1021 Public Health Preparedness and Response for Bioterrorism
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Public Health Preparedness and Response for Bioterrorism
17,273,541
4516-1025 Morbidity and Risk Behavior Surveillance
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Morbidity and Risk Behavior Surveillance
378,620
4518-0505 Technical Data - Massachusetts Birth and Infant Death File Linkage and Analysis
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Tech Data & Mass Birth/Infant Death File Linkage/Analysis Assistive Reproductive
24,885
4518-0514 National Violent Death Reporting System
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, National Violent Death Reporting System
321,368
4518-0534 Public Health Injury Surveillance & Prevention
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Public Health Injury Surveillance and Prevention
742,877
4518-1000 Procurement of Information for the National Death Index
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Procurement of Information for the National Death Index
33,500
4518-1002 Massachusetts Death File - Social Security Administration
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Massachusetts Death File - Social Security Administration
83,000
4518-1003 Massachusetts Birth Records - Social Security Administration
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Massachusetts Birth Records - Social Security Administration
281,351
4518-1004 Promoting Integration of State Health In
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Promoting Integration of State Health Information Systems
199,897
4518-9023 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries
44,200
4518-9030 Public Health Injury Surveillance And Prevention Program
For the purpose of a federally funded grant entitled, Public Health Injury Surveillance and Prevention Program
159,660
4570-1509 Massachusetts Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Massachusetts Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
1,144,341
4570-1512 National Cancer Prevention Control
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, National Cancer Prevention Control
5,341,046
4570-1515 Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Chronic Diseases Prevention and Health Promotion
4,363,523
4570-1516 Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Reg
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Paul Coverdell Acute Stroke Registry
600,000

account description amount
Trust and Other Spending 148,366
4510-1060 Rape Prevention Program Planning and Evaluation Capacity Building 16,532
4512-9086 Oral Health Workforce Activities Support Grant 131,834

 

 

account description amount
DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH 647,993,784
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
5011-0100 Department of Mental Health Administration
For the operation of the department; provided, that the department shall not refer or discharge a child or adolescent to the custody or care of the department of social services until the department of mental health forwards its assessment and recommendation as to whether the child or adolescent is appropriate for foster care or, due to severe emotional disturbance, is more appropriate for group care
37,069,474
5042-5000 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
For child and adolescent services, including the costs of psychiatric and related services provided to children and adolescents determined to be medically ready for discharge from acute hospital units or mental health facilities and who are experiencing unnecessary delays in being discharged due to the lack of more appropriate settings; provided, that for the purpose of funding those services, the commissioner of mental health may allocate funds from the amount appropriated in this item to other departments within the executive office of health and human services; provided further, that not less than $2,750,000 shall be expended for the Child Psychiatry Access Project; provided further, that of the $2,750,000, not less than $250,000 shall be expended for the expansion of the Child Psychiatry Access Project to begin implementation of service to public schools in each region using the model piloted during fiscal year 2008 as a performance initiative; and provided further, that not less than $1,800,000 shall be expended from this item in fiscal year 2009 to ensure that a licensed practitioner or a licensed nurse administers medication to children and adolescents whose mental health services are delivered by public or private providers of those services
73,819,835
5046-0000 Mental Health Services Including Adult, Homeless and Emergency Supports
For adult mental health and support services; provided, that the department shall allocate funds in an amount not to exceed $5,000,000 from item 5095-0015, to this item, as necessary, pursuant to allocation plans submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means 30 days prior to any such transfer, for residential and day services for clients formerly receiving care at department facilities; provided further, that the department shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the distribution of funds per adult and child planning population and the types of services received in each region for fiscal year 2009 not later than February 2, 2009; provided further, that not less than $3,314,796 shall be expended on the expansion of housing for the homeless mentally ill; provided further, that not less than $1,900,000 shall be expended on mental health research; provided further, that not less than $300,000 shall be expended for a pre-arrest jail diversion grant program at the department of mental health for 5 programs; provided further, that $200,000 shall be expended for jail diversion programs; provided further, that of said $200,000, not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the jail diversion program in Framingham; provided further, that not less than $125,000 shall be expended on expansion of employment support services at the Fairwinds Clubhouse in Falmouth; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended to continue and expand the triage counseling services in the Needham public schools; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for culturally and linguistically appropriate mental health services for immigrants at the International Institute of Boston; and provided further, that $20,000 shall be expended for the Samaritans on Cape Cod and the Islands$
292,402,144
5046-2000 Statewide Homelessness Support Services
For homelessness services; provided, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for homelessness services at the Salem Mission
20,210,919
5047-0001 Emergency Services and Acute Mental Health Care
For emergency service programs and acute inpatient mental health care services; provided, that the department shall continue an interagency service agreement with the executive office of health and human services for the purchase of services and for such other services as the agreement may provide; provided further, that the department shall require a performance specification to be developed for safe aftercare options for adults upon release from acute inpatient mental health care services; and provided further, that the emergency service programs shall take all reasonable steps to identify and invoice the third party insurer of all persons serviced by the programs
35,936,696
5055-0000 Forensic Services Program for Mentally Ill Persons
For forensic services provided by the department; provided, that not less than $1,186,000 shall be expended to sustain and expand services provided through juvenile court clinics
8,052,180
5095-0015 Inpatient Facilities and Community-Based Mental Health Services
For the operation of adult inpatient facilities and community-based mental heath services; provided, that in order to comply with the Olmstead decision and to enhance care within available resources to clients served by the department, the department shall take steps to consolidate or close psychiatric hospitals managed by the department and shall endeavor within available resources to discharge clients residing in the inpatient facilities to residential services in the community when the following criteria are met: a) the client is deemed clinically suited for a more integrated setting; b) community residential service capacity and resources available are sufficient to provide each client with an equal or improved level of service; and c) the cost to the commonwealth of serving the client in the community is less than or equal to the cost of serving the client in inpatient care; provided further, that any client transferred to another inpatient facility as the result of a facility closure shall receive a level of care that is equal to or better than the care that had been received at the closed facility; provided further, that the department may allocate funds in an amount not to exceed $5,000,000 from this item to item 5046-0000, as necessary, under allocation plans submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means 30 days before any transfer, for residential and day services for clients formerly receiving inpatient care at the centers and facilities; and provided further, that the department of mental health shall notify the joint committee on mental health and substance abuse and the house and senate committees on ways and means 60 days prior to the closure of any inpatient state hospital beds
180,377,536

account description amount
Retained Revenues
5046-4000 CHOICE Program Retained Revenue
For the department of mental health; provided, that the department may expend not more than $125,000 in revenue collected from occupancy fees charged to the tenants in the creative housing option in community environments, the CHOICE program authorized by chapter 167 of the acts of 1987; and provided further, that all fees collected under that program shall be expended for the routine maintenance and repair of facilities in the CHOICE program including the costs of personnel
125,000

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 3,548,000
5012-9121 Project for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Project for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness
1,800,000
5012-9157 Alternatives to Restraint and Seclusion
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Alternatives to Restraint and Seclusion
72,000
5046-9102 Shelter Plus Care Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Shelter Plus Care Program
176,000
5047-9102 Comprehensive Mental Health Services for Children and their Families
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Comprehensive Mental Health Services for Children and their Families
1,500,000

account description amount
Trust and Other Spending 157,220
5012-9158 State Mental Health Data Infrastructure Grant 15,000
5014-9159 State Mental Health Data Infrastructure 142,220

 

 

Office of Children, Youth, and Family Services


OFFICE OF CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILY SERVICES

Office of Children, Youth, and Family Services


Office of Children, Youth, and Family Services
FISCAL YEAR 2009 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2009
Conference
FY2009
Vetoes
FY2009
Overrides
FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Total
Spending
Low-Income Citizenship Program 650 0 0 650 605  
Department of Youth Services Administration 5,658 0 0 5,658 5,403  
Non-Residential Services for Committed Population 22,829 0 0 22,829 22,367  
Residential Services for Detained Population 25,719 0 0 25,719 25,369  
Residential Services for Committed Population 105,564 0 0 105,564 103,394  
Department of Youth Services Teacher Salaries 3,300 0 0 3,300 3,300  
Department of Transitional Assistance 68,137 0 0 68,137 65,966  
Food Stamp Participation Rate Programs 2,933 0 0 2,933 2,896  
Domestic Violence Specialists 722 0 0 722 722  
Caseworker Salaries and Benefits 58,873 0 0 58,873 58,607  
Employment Services Program 27,721 0 0 27,721 24,597  
TAFDC Grant Payments 302,743 0 0 302,743 298,170  
Supplemental Nutritional Program 1,200 0 0 1,200 1,200  
Teen Structured Settings Program 6,928 0 0 6,928 6,928  
Emergency Assistance - Family Shelters and Services 87,224 -645 645 87,224 114,656  
State Supplement to Supplemental Security Income 219,305 0 0 219,305 218,387  
Homeless Individuals Assistance 36,282 0 0 36,282 36,282  
Home and Healthy for Good 1,200 0 0 1,200 1,200  
Emergency Aid to the Elderly, Disabled and Children 72,476 0 0 72,476 78,574  
Social Worker Services and Related Operational Support 77,338 0 0 77,338 75,146  
Enhanced Comprehensive Social Services 5,000 0 0 5,000 3,976  
Foster Care Review 2,976 0 0 2,976 2,768  
DSS Regional Administration 21,021 0 0 21,021 18,279  
Sexual Abuse Intervention Network 740 0 0 740 724  
Services for Children and Families 313,793 0 0 313,793 306,413  
Group Care Services 229,555 0 0 229,555 224,066  
Placement Services for Juvenile Offenders 319 0 0 319 317  
Social Workers for Case Management 157,263 0 0 157,263 156,303  
Support Services for People at Risk of Domestic Violence 23,473 0 0 23,473 23,441  
Employment Services Program Federal Food Stamp Reimbursement Retained Revenue 7,000 0 0 7,000 7,000  
Roca Retained Revenue for Cities and Towns 2,000 0 0 2,000 2,000  
Child Welfare Training Institute Retained Revenue 3,000 0 0 3,000 2,669  
TOTAL    650 0 0 650

account description amount
OFFICE FOR REFUGEES AND IMMIGRANTS 605,396
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
4003-0122 Low-Income Citizenship Program
For a Citizenship for New Americans Program to assist legal permanent residents in the commonwealth in becoming citizens of the United States; provided, that the office for refugees and immigrants shall administer the program; provided further, that said program shall be provided through community-based organizations to the maximum extent possible as determined by the office for refugees and immigrants; provided further, that the program funded by this item shall provide assistance to persons who are within 3 years of eligibility to become citizens of the United States; provided further, that services shall be designed to include: ESOL/civics classes, citizenship application assistance, interview preparation and support services such as interpretation and referral services
605,396

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 11,459,108
4003-0801 Targeted Assistance Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Achieving Self-Sufficiency in a Short Time
335,000
4003-0803 Refugee School Impact
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Refugee School Impact
287,500
4003-0804 Refugee Targeted Assistance Grant
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, refugee Targeted Assistance Grant
1,156,746
4003-0805 Refugee Resettlement Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, refugee Resettlement Program
1,613,552
4003-0806 Refugee Cash, Medical, and Administration
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Refugee Cash, Medical, and Administration
7,772,792
4003-0809 Reach program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Refugees Effectively Accessing Connections with Hope ((REACH)
200,000
4003-0810 Refugee Agricultural Partnership
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Refugee Agriculture Partnership Program (RAPP)
93,518

 

 

account description amount
DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH SERVICES 159,833,384
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
4200-0010 Department of Youth Services Administration
For the administration of the department of youth services; provided, that the department shall continue to collaborate with the department of elementary and secondary education in order to align curriculum at the department of youth services with the statewide curriculum frameworks and to ease the reintegration of youth from facilities at the department of youth services into regular public school settings; provided further, that the department shall continue to execute its education funding initiative; provided further, that the commissioner of youth services, in conjunction with the department of elementary and secondary education, shall submit a report on progress made and projected needs in fiscal years 2009 and 2010 to the house and senate committees on ways and means by December 1, 2008; and provided further, that the department shall expend not more than $300,000 on the juvenile case management system
5,403,085
4200-0100 Non-Residential Services for Committed Population
For supervision, counseling and other community-based services provided to committed youths in nonresidential care programs of the department; provided, that not less than $300,000 shall be expended to provide career services to youth in the department's care; provided further, that funding shall be expended for the restoration of the Northeast Region; provided further, that not less than $400,000 shall be expended for the Boston juvenile re-entry program; provided further, that the commissioner may transfer up to 7 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item to items 4200-0200 and 4200-0300; and provided further, that 30 days before any such transfer is made, the commissioner shall file with the secretary of administration and finance and to the house and senate committees on ways and means a plan showing the amounts to be transferred and the reason for the proposed transfer
22,366,896
4200-0200 Residential Services for Detained Population
For pretrial detention programs, including purchase-of-service and state-operated programs; provided, that the commissioner may transfer up to 7 per cent of the amount appropriated herein to items 4200-0100 and 4200-0300; and provided further, that 30 days before any transfer is made, the commissioner shall file with the secretary of administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means a plan showing the amounts to be transferred and the reason for the proposed transfer
25,369,071
4200-0300 Residential Services for Committed Population
For secure facilities, including purchase-of-service and state operated programs incidental to the operations of the facilities; provided, that funds shall be expended to address the needs of the female population; provided further, that funds shall be expended to address suicide prevention; provided further, that all pharmacy services shall be paid through the state office of pharmacy services chargeback, item 4510-0108 of section 2B, after March 15, 2009; and provided further, that after March 15, 2009, no charge or contract shall be made with alternate vendors to provide pharmacy services other than the state office of pharmacy services; provided further, that not less than $600,000 shall be expended on vocational training in order to reduce recidivism; provided further, that the commissioner may transfer up to 7 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item to items 4200-0100 and 4200-0200; and provided further, that 30 days before any such transfer is made, the commissioner shall file with the secretary of administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means a plan showing the amounts to be transferred and the reason for the proposed transfer
103,394,332
4200-0500 Department of Youth Services Teacher Salaries
For the department of youth services' education system; provided, that not less than $3,300,000 shall be expended for the enhancement of salaries for teachers
3,300,000

 

 

account description amount
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSITIONAL ASSISTANCE 915,185,258
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
4400-1000 Department of Transitional Assistance
For the central administration of the department of transitional assistance; provided, that during fiscal year 2009 the department shall maintain 2 transitional assistance offices in the city of Springfield; provided further, that all costs associated with verifying disability for all programs of the department shall be paid from this item; provided further, that the department shall submit on a monthly basis to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the secretary of administration and finance a status report on program expenditures, savings and revenues, error rate measurements, and public assistance caseloads and benefits; provided further, that the department shall collect all out-of-court settlement restitution payments; provided further, that the restitution payments shall include, but not be limited to, installment and lump sum payments; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, unless otherwise expressly provided, federal reimbursements received for the purposes of the department, including reimbursements for administrative, fringe and overhead costs, for the current fiscal year and prior fiscal years, shall be credited to the General Fund; provided further, that an application for assistance under chapter 118 of the General Laws shall be deemed an application for assistance under chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided further, that if assistance under said chapter 118 is denied, the application shall be transmitted by the department to the executive office of health and human services for a determination of eligibility under said chapter 118E; provided further, that the department shall, to the extent feasible within the appropriation provided, provide for extended office hours; provided further, that the department shall accomplish the staffing of these extended office hours to the maximum extent possible through the use of flex-time that will allow workers to modify their working hours to accommodate their specific personal and family needs; provided further, that the department shall, to the extent feasible within the appropriation provided, continue and expand the program of placing workers at community and human service organizations for the purposes of facilitating food stamp applications and redeterminations; provided further, that the department shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than December 15, 2008 on the extended office hours and placement of workers at community and human service organizations that the department has determined is feasible within the appropriation provided and that the department will provide in the current fiscal year; and provided further that not less than $800,000 shall be expended for the operation of the homeless management information system
65,965,656
4400-1001 Food Stamp Participation Rate Programs
For programs to increase the commonwealth's participation rate in food stamps and other federal nutrition programs; provided, that not less than $1,500,000 shall be expended for a grant with Project Bread-The Walk for Hunger, Inc. which shall be solely responsible for administering a comprehensive, community-based program to alleviate and prevent hunger and to expand participation in federal nutrition programs; provided further, that Project Bread shall focus on communities in Massachusetts with the highest rates of hunger as defined by the United States Census Bureau; provided further, that Project Bread shall develop a strategic plan to alleviate hunger; provided further, that Project Bread shall support research relative to the prevention and effect of hunger; provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for the Food Source Hotline; provided further, that the work of department employees paid for from this item shall be restricted to processing food stamp applications; provided further, that the department shall not require food stamp applicants to provide re-verification of eligibility factors previously verified and not subject to change; provided further, that, notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the department shall require only 1 signature from food stamp applicants; provided further, that the department shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than December 1, 2008 on the status of these programs; provided further, that Project Bread shall file with the clerk of the house of representatives and the clerk of the senate an annual report on the status of hunger in the commonwealth and a detailed explanation of the hunger prevention strategies that have been developed and implemented not later than December 1, 2008; provided further, that the department shall fund a unit staffed by department employees to respond to food stamp inquiries, and arrange for and conduct telephone interviews for initial food stamp applications from this item; provided further, that the department shall fund a system to image and catalogue eligibility documents electronically from this item; and provided further, that not less than $350,000 shall be expended for food stamp outreach
2,896,257
4400-1025 Domestic Violence Specialists
For domestic violence specialists at local area offices
722,345
4400-1100 Caseworker Salaries and Benefits
For the payroll of the department's caseworkers; provided, that only employees of bargaining unit eight shall be paid from this item
58,607,349
4401-1000 Employment Services Program
For employment and training services, including support services, for recipients of benefits provided under the transitional aid to families with dependent children; provided, that funds from this item may be expended on former recipients of the program for up to 1 year after termination of their benefits; provided further, that not less than $4,600,000 shall be expended for the Young Parents Program; and provided further, that certain parents who have not yet reached the age of 18 years, including those who are ineligible for transitional aid to families with dependent children and who would qualify for benefits under chapter 118 of the General Laws but for the deeming of the grandparents' income, shall be eligible to receive services
24,597,457
4403-2000 TAFDC Grant Payments
For a program of transitional aid to families with dependent children; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, benefits under the program of transitional aid to families with dependent children shall be paid only to citizens of the United States and to non-citizens for whom federal funds may be used to provide benefits; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law, or any provisions of this act to the contrary, no benefits under this item shall be made available to illegal or undocumented aliens; provided further, that the need standard shall be equal to the standard in effect in fiscal year 2008 unless the department determines that a reduction in the monthly payment standard should be implemented before the end of the fiscal year to keep program expenditures within the amounts appropriated in this item; provided further, that the payment standard shall be equal to the need standard; provided further, that the payment standard for families who do not qualify for an exempt category of assistance under subsection (e) of section 110 of chapter 5 of the acts of 1995, or any successor statute, shall be 2.75 per cent below the otherwise applicable payment standard, in fiscal year 2009, pursuant to the state plan required under the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996; provided further, that the department shall notify parents under the age of 20 receiving benefits from the program of the requirements found in clause (2) of subsection (i) of said section 110 of said chapter 5 of the acts of 1995, or any successor statute; provided further, that a $40 per month rent allowance shall be paid to all households incurring a rent or mortgage expense and not residing in public housing or subsidized housing; provided further, that a nonrecurring children's clothing allowance in the amount of $150 shall be provided to each child eligible under this program in September 2008; provided further, that the children's clothing allowance shall be included in the standard of need for the month of September 2008; provided further, that benefits under this program shall not be available to those families where a child has been removed from the household pursuant to a court order after a care and protection hearing under chapter 119 of the General Laws, nor to adult recipients otherwise eligible for transitional aid to families with dependent children but for the temporary removal of the dependent child or children from the home by the department of social services in accordance with department procedures; provided further, that notwithstanding section 2 of chapter 118 of the General Laws, or any other general or special law to the contrary, the department shall render aid to pregnant women with no other eligible dependent children only if it has been medically verified that the child is expected to be born within the month the payments are to be made or within the 3 month period after the month of payment, and who, if the child had been born and was living with her in the month of payment would be categorically and financially eligible for transitional aid to families with dependent children benefits; provided further, that certain families that suffer a reduction in benefits due to a loss of earned income and participation in retrospective budgeting may receive a supplemental benefit to compensate them for the loss; provided further, that the department shall review its disability standards to determine the extent to which they reflect current medical and vocational criteria and report to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on children, families and persons with disabilities on the results of that review before any changes to the standards are proposed; provided further, that no funds from this item shall be expended by the department for child care or transportation services for the employment and training program; provided further, that no funds from this item shall be expended by the department for family reunification benefits or informal child care; provided further, that the department shall provide oral and written notification to all recipients of their child care benefits at the time of application and on a semi-annual basis; provided further, that the notification shall include the full range of child care options available, including center-based child care, family-based child care, and in-home relative child care; provided further, that the notification shall detail available child care benefits for current and former recipients, including employment and training benefits, transitional benefits and post-transitional benefits; provided further, that the department shall work with the department of early education and care to ensure that both recipients currently receiving benefits and former recipients during the 1 year period after termination of benefits are provided written and verbal information about child care services; provided further, that the notice shall further advise recipients of the availability of food stamps benefits; provided further, that in promulgating, amending or rescinding its regulations with respect to eligibility for, or levels of benefits under the program, the department shall take into account the amounts available to it for expenditure by this item so as not to exceed the appropriation; provided further, that not less than $418,074 shall be expended for the purposes of the operation of the transportation assistance program operated by Traveler's Aid Family Services; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for the lift transportation program operated by Traveler's Aid Family Services; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, 60 days before promulgating any eligibility or benefit changes, the commissioner shall file with the house and senate committees on ways and means and with the clerks of the senate and house of representatives a detailed and comprehensive report setting forth the text of, basis, and reasons for the proposed changes; and provided further, that the report shall state the department's most accurate assessment of the probable effects of benefit or eligibility changes upon recipient families
298,169,875
4403-2007 Supplemental Nutritional Program
For the department of transitional assistance to develop and implement a nutritional benefit program for low-income workers; provided, that benefits shall be provided only to those for whom receiving these benefits will improve the work participation rate under the federal program of temporary assistance for needy families
1,200,000
4403-2119 Teen Structured Settings Program
For the provision of structured settings as provided in subsection (i) of section 110 of chapter 5 of the acts of 1995, or any successor statute, for parents under the age of 20 who are receiving benefits under the transitional aid to families with dependent children program
6,927,953
4403-2120 Emergency Assistance - Family Shelters and Services
For certain expenses of the emergency assistance program as follows: (i) contracted family shelters; (ii) transitional housing programs; (iii) programs to reduce homelessness in Barnstable, Dukes, Hampden and Nantucket counties; (iv) residential education centers for single mothers with children; (v) intake centers; and (vi) voucher shelters; provided, that eligibility shall be limited to families with income at or below 130 per cent of the federal poverty level; provided, however, that any family whose income exceeds 130 per cent of the federal poverty level while the family is receiving assistance funded by this item shall not become ineligible for assistance due to exceeding the income limit for a period of 6 months from the date that the 130 per cent level was exceeded; provided further, that the department shall establish reasonable requirements for such families to escrow some or all of the portion of their income which exceeds 130 per cent of the federal poverty level; provided further, that any such escrowed funds shall be exempt from otherwise applicable asset limits; provided further, that the family may withdraw the amount placed in escrow upon transition to permanent housing or losing eligibility for shelter services; provided further, that benefits under this item shall be provided only to residents who are citizens of the United States or aliens lawfully admitted for permanent residence or otherwise permanently residing under color of law in the United States; provided further, that the department shall take all steps necessary to enforce regulations to prevent abuse in the emergency assistance program; provided further, that no emergency assistance expenditures shall be paid from this item unless explicitly authorized; provided further, that eligible households shall be placed in shelters as close as possible to their home community unless a household requests otherwise; provided further, that if the closest available placement is not within 20 miles of the household's home community, the household shall be transferred to an appropriate shelter within 20 miles of its home community at the earliest possible date unless the household requests otherwise; provided further, that eligibility for shelter by an otherwise eligible family shall not be impaired by prior receipt of any non-shelter benefit; provided further, that the department shall make every effort to ensure that children receiving services from this item shall continue attending school in the community in which they lived prior to receiving services funded from this item; provided further, that notwithstanding any other general or special law to the contrary, the department shall immediately provide shelter for up to 30 days to families who appear to be eligible for such shelter based on statements provided by the family and any other information in the possession of the department but who need additional time to obtain any third-party verifications reasonably required by the department; provided further, that shelter benefits received under the preceding proviso shall not render a family ineligible under any regulation providing that a family who previously received shelter is ineligible for shelter benefits for a period of 12 months; provided further, that families receiving such shelter benefits who are found not to be eligible for continuing shelter benefits shall be eligible for aid pending a timely appeal pursuant to section 16 of chapter 18 of the General Laws; provided further, that the department shall not impose unreasonable requirements for third-party verification and shall accept verifications from the family whenever reasonable; provided further, that in promulgating, amending or rescinding regulations with respect to eligibility or benefits under this program, the department shall take into account the amounts available to it for expenditure in this item so as not to exceed the amount appropriated in this item; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, 60 days before promulgating any such eligibility or benefit changes, the commissioner shall file with the house and senate committees on ways and means and with the clerks of the house of representatives and the senate a determination by the secretary of health and human services that available appropriations for the program will be insufficient to meet projected expenses and a report setting forth such proposed changes; provided further, that all of this item shall be subject to appropriation and, in the event of a deficiency, nothing in this item shall give rise to or shall be construed as giving rise to any enforceable right or entitlement to services in excess of the amounts appropriated by this item; provided further, that nothing in the preceding proviso shall authorize the department to alter eligibility criteria or benefit levels except to the extent that such changes are needed to avoid a deficiency in this item; provided further, that the department shall report quarterly to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the emergency assistance family shelter program; provided further, that the report shall contain the same data required in this item in chapter 139 of the acts of 2006; provided further, that the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless First Stop Homelessness Prevention Initiative and the Horizons for Homeless Children Playspace Program shall receive not less than the same amount of funding as in fiscal year 2008; provided further, that not less than $1,668,180 shall be expended for the Housing Assistance Program operated by Community Action Programs Inter-City, Inc.; provided further, that contract (RPO) SCWELL 4092500010000 with Open Pantry Community Services, Inc., be an amount not less than $545,195; provided further, that an amount not less than $179,381 shall be expended for the Crossroads Family Shelter in East Boston; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for a contract with Project Just Because, a non-profit organization in the town of Hopkinton, to assist in providing food, supplies, and services to the indigent and those in danger of becoming homeless across the MetroWest region; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Weymouth Youth and Family Services Teen Center to provide for advocacy, social service programs and to promote growth, social welfare and education; provided further, that $25,000 shall be expended for education, advocacy and case management services by Casa Latina, located in the City of Northampton; and provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for the River House shelter in Beverly
114,656,116
4405-2000 State Supplement to Supplemental Security Income
For the state supplement to the supplemental security income program for the aged and disabled, including a program for emergency needs for supplemental security income recipients; provided, that the expenses of special grants recipients residing in rest homes, as provided in section 7A of chapter 118A of the General Laws, may be paid from this item; provided further, that the department, in collaboration with the executive office of health and human services, may fund an optional supplemental living arrangement category under the supplemental security income program that makes payments to persons living in assisted living residences certified under chapter 19D of the General Laws who meet the income and clinical eligibility criteria established by the department and the office; provided further, that the optional category of payments shall only be administered in conjunction with the Medicaid group adult foster care benefit; and provided further, that reimbursements to providers for services rendered in prior fiscal years may be expended from this item
218,386,855
4406-3000 Homeless Individuals Assistance
For the homelessness program to assist individuals who are homeless or in danger of becoming homeless, including assistance to organizations which provide food, shelter, housing search and limited related services to the homeless and indigent; provided, that no organization providing services to the homeless shall receive less than an average per bed/per night rate of $12.92; provided further, that the department may allocate funds to other agencies for the purposes of this program; provided further, that organizations which received funds through this item in fiscal year 2008 shall receive not less than that same percentage share of this appropriation in fiscal year 2009; provided further, that no funds shall be expended for costs associated with the homeless management information system; and provided further, that funds appropriated to this item from item 1599-6901 shall be calculated and distributed separately from any additional rate increase provided
36,281,684
4406-3010 Home and Healthy for Good
For a grant to the Home and Healthy for Good program operated by the Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance for the purpose of reducing the incidence of chronic homelessness in the commonwealth; provided, that the Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance shall be solely responsible for the administration of this program; provided further, that the Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance shall file a report with the clerks of the house and senate, the commissioner of the department of transitional assistance, and the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than March 2, 2009, detailing the implementation of this program; and provided further, that the report shall include information on the number of people served, the average cost per participant, the demographics of those served, whether participants have previously received government services and any projected cost-savings in other state-funded programs
1,200,000
4408-1000 Emergency Aid to the Elderly, Disabled and Children
For a program of cash assistance to certain residents of the commonwealth, entitled emergency aid to the elderly, disabled and children found by the department to be eligible for the aid under chapter 117A of the General Laws and regulations promulgated by the department and subject to the limitations of appropriation therefore; provided, that benefits under this item shall only be provided to residents who are citizens of the United States or qualified aliens or non-citizens otherwise permanently residing in the United States under color of law and shall not be provided to illegal or undocumented aliens; provided further, that the individual shall not be a subject to sponsor income deeming or related restrictions; provided further, that the payment standard shall equal the payment standard in effect under the general relief program in fiscal year 1991; provided further, that the department may provide benefits to persons age 65 or older who have applied for benefits under chapter 118A of the General Laws, to persons suffering from a medically-determinable impairment or combination of impairments which is expected to last for a period as determined by department regulations and which substantially reduces or eliminates the individual's capacity to support himself and which has been verified by a competent authority, to certain persons caring for a disabled person, to otherwise eligible participants in the vocational rehabilitation program of the Massachusetts rehabilitation commission and to dependent children who are ineligible for benefits under both chapter 118 of the General Laws and the separate program created by section 210 of chapter 43 of the acts of 1997 and parents or other caretakers of dependent children who are ineligible under said chapter 118 and under the separate program; provided further, that no ex-offender, person over age 45 without a prior work history or person in a residential treatment facility shall be eligible for benefits under this program unless the person otherwise meets the eligibility criteria described in this item and defined by regulations of the department; provided further, that no person incarcerated in a correctional institution shall be eligible for benefits under the program; provided further, that no funds shall be expended from this item for the payment of expenses associated with any medical review team, other disability screening process or costs associated with verifying disability for this program; provided further, that the department shall adopt emergency regulations under chapter 30A of the General Laws to implement the changes to this program required by this item promptly and within the appropriation; provided further, that in initially implementing the program for this fiscal year, the department shall include all eligibility categories permitted in this item at the payment standard in effect for the former general relief program in fiscal year 1991; provided further, that in promulgating, amending or rescinding its regulations with respect to eligibility or benefits, including the payment standard, medical benefits and any other benefits under this program, the department shall take into account the amounts available to it for expenditure by this item so as not to exceed the amount appropriated in this item; provided further, that the department may promulgate emergency regulations under chapter 30A of the General Laws to implement these eligibility or benefit changes or both; provided further, that nothing in this item shall be construed as creating any right accruing to recipients of the former general relief program; provided further, that reimbursements collected from the Social Security Administration on behalf of former clients of the emergency aid to the elderly, disabled and children program or unprocessed payments from the program that are returned to the department shall be credited to the General Fund; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the funds made available in this item shall be the only funds available for the program, and the department shall not spend funds for the program in excess of the amount made available in this item; and provided further, that, notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, 60 days before implementing any eligibility or benefit changes, the commissioner shall file with the clerks of the house of representatives and the senate a determination by the secretary of health and human services that available appropriations for the program will be insufficient to meet projected expenses and a report setting forth the proposed changes
78,573,711

account description amount
Retained Revenues
4401-1101 Employment Services Program Federal Food Stamp Reimbursement Retained Revenue
For the department of transitional assistance which may expend not more than $7,000,000 from federal bonuses and from reimbursements received from the United States Department of Agriculture for food stamp outreach and employment and training programs and any enhanced funding or bonuses; provided, that the department may expend such revenue for employment and training services provided to recipients of transitional aid to families with dependant children
7,000,000

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 16,025,000
4400-0705 McKinney Emergency Shelter Grants Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Emergency Shelter Grants
2,900,000
4400-0707 Department of Housing and Urban Development Continuum of Care
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Continuum of Care
6,000,000
4400-3066 Training for Food Stamp Able-Bodied Adults without Dependents
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Training for Food Stamp ABAWDs
1,600,000
4400-3067 Food Stamp Employment and Training
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Food Stamp Employment and Training
2,100,000
4400-3069 Full Employment Program Food Stamp Cash Out
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Full Employment Food Stamp Cash-Out
25,000
4400-9404 McKinney Shelter Plus Care - Continuum of Care
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, McKinney Shelter Plus Care
3,400,000

 

 

account description amount
DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES 816,101,379
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
4800-0015 Social Worker Services and Related Operational Support
For central and area office administration; provided, that the associated expenses of employees whose AA and DD object class costs are paid from item 4800-1100 shall be paid from this item; provided further, that no funds shall be expended from this item for the compensation of unit 8 employees; provided further, that the department shall not place a child or adolescent referred by, or discharged from, the care of the department of mental health until the latter department forwards an assessment and recommendation as to whether the child or adolescent may be appropriately placed in foster care or, if due to severe emotional disturbance, is more appropriate for group care; provided further, that the department, in consultation with the department of mental health, shall assist the latter department in making such assessments and recommendations; provided further, that, unless otherwise authorized, all funds, including federal reimbursements received by the department, shall be credited to the General Fund; provided further, that the department shall expend not less than $1,000,000 in the AA or CC object codes to hire four to five full-time board certified or board eligible child psychiatrists to serve in each of the area offices; provided further, that hiring and supervision shall be done in conjunction with the department of mental health; provided further, that such physicians shall collaborate with the department's social workers; provided further, that the department shall employ not less than 1 full-time board-certified physician; provided further, that the department and the department of early education and care shall implement standards for early education and care placements made through the supportive child care program; provided further, that the department of social services, in collaboration with the department of early education and care, shall maintain a centralized list detailing the number of children eligible for supportive child care services, the number of supportive slots filled and the number of supportive slots available; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the department shall not reduce recoupment amounts recommended by the state auditor; provided further, that not later than February 17 of the current fiscal year, the department shall provide to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the chairs of the joint committee on children and families a report detailing the number of medical and psychiatric personnel currently employed by or under contract with the department; provided further, that the report shall include the number of foster care reviews conducted by the department and the average length of time in which each review is completed; provided further, that the report shall contain the number of the department's contracts reviewed by the state auditor and the number of corrective action plans issued; provided further, that the report shall also include the number of corrective action plans entered into by the department; provided further, that the report shall include the number of social workers and supervisors who have earned a bachelors' or masters' degree in social work; provided further, that the report shall include the total number of social workers and the total number of social workers holding licensure, by level; provided further, that the comptroller shall act in accordance with item 1000-0001 if the report, with all of its components, is not filed within 10 days of the stated due date; provided further, that the department shall file a report on the first business day of each month to the senate and house committees on ways and means and the joint committee on children and families on the caseload of the department; provided further, that caseloads provided in this report shall include: residential placements, group care, foster care, therapeutic foster care, adoption, guardianship, 51A reports, substantiated 51A reports, the number of children who die in the care and custody of the department, the number of children on the waitlist for supportive child care and the number of medical and psychiatric consultation requests made by the department's social workers; provided further, that the report shall include the number of approved foster care placements; provided further, that the report shall also include the number of children in psychiatric hospitals and community-based acute treatment programs who remain hospitalized beyond their medically-necessary stay while awaiting placement and the number of days each case remains in placement beyond that which is medically-necessary; provided further, that the report shall include the number of children under the department of social services care and custody who are being served in medical or psychiatric care provided through other publicly-funded sources; provided further, that the report shall also contain the number of children served by supervised visitation centers and the number of those children who are reunified with their families; provided further, that the report shall contain information on the total number of children served, their ages, the number of children served in each service plan, the number of children in out-of-home placements and the number of placements each child has had before receiving an out-of-home placement; provided further, that the report shall also contain the number of families receiving multiple 51A reports within a 10-month period, the number of cases reopened within 6 months of being closed and the number of children who return home and then re-enter an out-of-home placement within 6 months; provided further, that the report shall detail the number of children diverted from residential settings, the programs in which they were placed, the associated cost savings from the diversion and any other measurements that would help assess the success of these programs in promoting the health and well-being of children; provided further, that the commissioner of the department of social services may transfer funds between items 4800-0021, 4800-0030, 4800-0038, and 4800-0041, as necessary, pursuant to an allocation plan, which shall detail, by object class, the distribution of the funds to be transferred and which the commissioner shall file with the house and senate committees on ways and means 15 days prior to any such transfer; provided further, that not later than December 1, 2008, the department shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the chairs of the joint committee on children and families including but not limited to (a) the criteria for which a child in need of services is removed from the home; (b) the criteria for the delivery of services alternative to removing a child from the home; and (c) the criteria for the involvement of the department of social services when a child remains in the home; and provided further, that not more than 5 per cent of any item shall be transferred in fiscal year 2009
75,145,658
4800-0021 Enhanced Comprehensive Social Services
For the department of social services to enhance delivery of a comprehensive social service program as defined in section 2 of chapter 18B; provided further, that funds from this line item shall be expended in a manner to be determined by the department most likely to protect the physical and psychological safety of minors in the custody or under the care of the department; provided further, that 30 days prior to the distribution of any funds from this line item the department shall submit a report to the secretary of administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means; and provided further, that the report shall include, but not be limited to, findings of the department justifying the method of distribution and details thereof
3,976,000
4800-0025 Foster Care Review
For foster care review services
2,768,104
4800-0030 DSS Regional Administration
For local and regional administration and coordination of services provided by lead agencies and regional resource centers; provided, that flex services provided by these agencies shall be funded from this item
18,278,821
4800-0036 Sexual Abuse Intervention Network
For a sexual abuse intervention network program to be administered in conjunction with the district attorneys; provided, that each district attorney shall receive not less than the amount it received in the previous fiscal year for the sexual abuse intervention program
723,551
4800-0038 Services for Children and Families
For stabilization, unification, reunification, permanency, adoption, guardianship and foster care services provided by the department of social services; provided, that services funded through this item shall include shelter services, substance abuse treatment, family reunification networks, young parent programs, parent aides, education and counseling services, family preservation services, foster care, adoption and guardianship subsidies, tiered reimbursements used to promote the foster care placement of children with special medical and social needs, assessment of the appropriateness of adoption for children in the care of the department for more than 12 months, protective services provided by partnership agencies, targeted recruitment and retention of foster families, respite care services, post-adoption services, support services for foster, kinship and adoptive families and juvenile firesetter programs; provided further, that any child who would have been eligible for a clothing benefit under regulations in place on January 1, 2006, shall receive a clothing benefit in fiscal year 2009; provided further, that not less than $2,300,000 shall be expended for the Young Parent Support Program; provided further, that not less than $500,000 shall be expended on the recruitment and retention of foster parents; provided further, that not less than $498,850 shall be expended for Latinas y Ninos and Casa Esperanza; provided further, that not less than $300,000 shall be expended for Massachusetts Families for Kids; provided further, that not less than $300,000 shall be expended for a statewide contract with Northeastern University for the violence prevention and conflict resolution program; provided further, that not less than $298,000 shall be expended for alternative schools for students aged 14 to 16, inclusive, who are placed before the court on child in need of services petitions in region 6; provided further, that not less than $257,000 shall be expended for the Laboure Center in South Boston; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended to support the family center component of the Greater Lowell Family Resource Center; provided further, that not less than $187,500 shall be expended for the Center for Family Connections to provide therapeutic and rehabilitative mental health services, targeted research on well-being outcomes and permanency planning for older, hard-to-place youth and those aging out of the system; provided further, that not less than $187,000 shall be expended for the Bristol County Child Advocacy Center's operating expenses located in the city of Fall River; provided further, that not less than $163,642 be expended for the International Institute of the Merrimack Valley; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for a contract with Julie's Family Learning program in the South Boston section of the city of Boston; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended in region 1 for a community-based family unification counseling program to prevent juvenile delinquency; provided further, that not less than $140,000 shall be expended for the MSPCC Franklin County Supervised Visitation Program; provided further, that not less than $140,000 shall be expended for the Comprehensive School Age Parenting Program, Inc. for maintaining and expanding its year-round school based programs in Boston high schools, middle schools, pilot schools and small schools education complexes for pregnant teens, young mothers and fathers and other youth at high risk of school drop out; provided further, that not less than $130,000 shall be expended for the Children's Cove Cape and Islands Child Advocacy Center; provided further, that not less than $125,000 shall be expended for North End Outreach Network of Springfield; provided further, that not less than $125,000 shall be expended for the South End Community Center of Springfield, Inc.; provided further, that not less than $104,123 shall be expended on the Teen Parenting program at Framingham High School; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Dunbar Community Center in the city of Springfield; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for Families United For Teens Health; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Conway Children's Advocacy Center of Plymouth County; provided further, that not less than $60,000 shall be expended by the Framingham office of the department of social services for the Metrowest Campership program operated by the Ashland youth advisory board; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the purpose of providing case management services for the Amity Transitional Housing program in the city of Lynn; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be provided for youth services at the Uxbridge Youth Center; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for Family Service, Inc. of Lawrence; provided further that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for youth violence prevention programs administered by Youth Central Services; provided further, that not less than $45,000 shall be expended for a contract with Big Brothers and Sisters of Cape Cod and the Islands; provided further, that not less than $35,000 shall be expended for the Barnstable county council for children, youth and families; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for the Concilio Hispano in Somerville; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for Centro Presente of Cambridge; provided further, that not less than $20,000 shall be expended for the Massachusetts Association of Portuguese Speakers of Cambridge; provided further, that not less than $20,000 shall be expended for the Haitian Coalition of Somerville; provided further, that not less than $20,000 shall be expended for the Baby Safe Haven program; provided further, that not less than $15,000 shall be expended for a contract with Child and Family Services of Cape Cod for the court diversion program; and provided further, that not less than $7,500 shall be expended for House of Peace & Education, Inc in Gardner for the Hope for Kids program
306,412,727
4800-0041 Group Care Services
For group care services; provided, that funds may be expended from this item to provide intensive community-based services to children who would otherwise be placed in residential settings; and provided further, that the department shall form area review teams that shall evaluate the feasibility of maintaining the child in the community in this manner wherever possible before recommending placement in a residential setting
224,066,091
4800-0151 Placement Services for Juvenile Offenders
For a program to provide alternative overnight non-secure placements for status offenders and nonviolent delinquent youths up to the age of 17 in order to prevent the inappropriate use of juvenile cells in police stations for such offenders, in compliance with the federal Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended; provided, that the programs which provide the alternative non-secure placements shall collaborate with the appropriate county sheriff's office to provide referrals of those offenders and delinquent youths to any programs within the sheriff's office designed to positively influence youths or reduce, if not altogether eliminate, juvenile crime
317,256
4800-1100 Social Workers for Case Management
For the AA and DD object class costs of the department's social workers; provided, that funds shall be directed toward mitigating social worker caseloads in those area offices furthest above the statewide weighted caseload standard and toward achieving a social worker caseload ratio of 18 to 1 statewide; provided further, that only employees of bargaining unit 8 as identified in the Massachusetts personnel administrative reporting and information system shall be paid from this item
156,302,706
4800-1400 Support Services for People at Risk of Domestic Violence
For shelters and support services for people at risk of domestic violence; provided, that the department shall pursue the establishment of public-private partnership agreements established for family stabilization services funded from sources other than the commonwealth; provided further, that services shall include supervised visitation programs, and scattered site transitional housing programs, including programs to assist victims of domestic violence in finding and maintaining permanent housing; provided further, that participants in battered women's programs shall be provided with information regarding local transitional housing resources; provided further, that funding shall be made available to enhance counseling services for children who have witnessed domestic violence; provided further, that funding shall be made available for emergency shelters for substance abusing battered women; provided further, that funding shall be made available for a statewide domestic violence hotline; provided further, that the department shall continue to provide any match funding required by federal program regulations; provided further, that domestic violence prevention specialists shall be funded from this item; provided further, that not less than $1,037,000 shall be expended for the YWCA battered women's shelter in the city of Springfield; provided further that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for a domestic violence prevention program called 'Teens-At-Risk', operated by Portal To Hope for the communities of Everett, Lynn, Malden, Medford and Winthrop without the need of approval by the commissioner of the department public health; provided further, that not less than $90,000 shall be expended for the Western Mass Women's Initiative Survivor's Project; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for a contract with House of Hope in the city of Lowell; provided further, that not less than $60,000 shall be expended for the planned learning achievement program in Amherst, in collaboration with the department of elementary and secondary education, through an interagency service agreement; provided further, that not less than $15,000 shall be expended for the Words not Weapons mentoring project in the town of Saugus; provided further, that not less than $10,000 shall be expended for the Southern Hilltown Domestic Violence Coalition; provided further, that not less than $10,000 shall be expended for the Wakefield Alliance Against Violence; and provided further, that not less than $10,000 shall be expended for the Melrose Alliance Against Violence
23,441,113

account description amount
Retained Revenues
4800-0016 Roca Retained Revenue for Cities and Towns
For the department of social services which may expend for the operation of the transitional employment program an amount not to exceed $2,000,000 from revenues collected from various state, county and municipal government entities, as well as state authorities, for the costs related to the provision of services by the participants and the overhead costs and expenses incurred by the not-for-profit managing agent selected by the commissioner for administering the program; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the commissioner of social services may enter into a contract with Roca, Inc., a not-for-profit community based-agency, to manage the transitional employment program and to provide services to participants from the aging out population, parolees, probationers, youth service releases, or other community residents considered to have employment needs
2,000,000
4800-0091 Child Welfare Training Institute Retained Revenue
For the department of social services which may expend not more than $3,000,000 in federal reimbursements received under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act during fiscal year 2009 for the purposes of developing a training institute for professional development at the department of social services with the University of Massachusetts Medical School and Salem State College; provided, that for the purposes of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lesser of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system; provided further, that notwithstanding section 1 or any other general or special law to the contrary, federal reimbursements received in excess of $3,000,000 shall be credited to the General Fund; and provided further, that no funds shall be expended from this item for lease-purchases or the Family Networks system
2,669,352

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 16,968,048
4800-0005 Children's Justice Act
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Children's Justice Act
360,785
4800-0007 Family Violence Prevention and Support Services
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, The Family Violence Prevention and Support Services Act
1,788,225
4800-0009 Social Security Act - Title IV-E Independent Living Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Title IV-E Independent Living
3,185,238
4800-0013 Family Preservation and Support Services
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Family Preservation and Support Services
5,063,546
4800-0085 Education and Training Voucher Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Educational & Training Voucher Program
1,095,236
4800-0086 Adoption Opportunities
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Adoption Opportunities Grant
350,000
4800-0088 Training of Child Welfare Agency Supervisors
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Training of Child Welfare Agency Supervisors
249,722
4800-0089 Adoption Incentive Payments
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Adoption Incentive Payments
258,000
4899-0001 Social Security Act - Title IV-B Child Welfare Services
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Title IV-B Child Welfare Services
4,094,353
4899-0022 Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention and Treatment
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention and Treatment
522,943

 

 

Office of Disabilities and Community Services


OFFICE OF DISABILITIES AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

Office of Disabilities and Community Services


Office of Disabilities and Community Services
FISCAL YEAR 2009 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2009
Conference
FY2009
Vetoes
FY2009
Overrides
FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Total
Spending
Massachusetts Commission for the Blind Administration and Services 1,169 0 0 1,169 1,156  
Community Services for the Blind 4,546 0 0 4,546 4,145  
State Supplement to Federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for the Blind 8,352 0 0 8,352 8,198  
Medical Assistance Eligibility Determination for the Blind 370 0 0 370 167  
Turning 22 Program and Services 10,663 0 0 10,663 10,565  
Vocational Rehabilitation for the Blind 3,045 0 0 3,045 3,045  
Ferguson Industries for the Blind 1,924 0 0 1,924 959  
Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission Administration 647 0 0 647 638  
Vocational Rehabilitation for the Disabled 10,982 -100 100 10,982 10,942  
Employment and Homecare Assistance Including Independent Living and Turning 22 8,561 -100 100 8,561 7,438  
Independent Living Assistance for the Multi-Disabled 12,449 -100 100 12,449 11,751  
Accessible Housing Placement and Registry for Disabled Persons 89 0 0 89 89  
Turning 22 Program and Services 884 0 0 884 643  
Home Care Services for the Multi-Disabled 5,868 0 0 5,868 5,764  
Head Injury Treatment Services 10,934 -100 100 10,934 10,843  
Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing 5,783 0 0 5,783 5,534  
Interpreters for State House Events 12 0 0 12 0  
Soldiers' Home in Massachusetts 26,969 0 0 26,969 26,314  
Soldiers' Home in Holyoke 20,323 0 0 20,323 20,192  
Department of Developmental Services Administration 73,864 0 0 73,864 72,684  
Community Programs for the Mentally Retarded 14,137 0 0 14,137 17,137  
Community and State Operated Residential Services 569,561 -600 600 569,561 568,184  
Residential Rate Increases 2,250 -250 0 2,000 2,000  
State-Operated Residential Supports for the Mentally Retarded 137,438 0 0 137,438 137,788  
Boulet Lawsuit - Residential Services for the Mentally Retarded 87,972 0 0 87,972 87,988  
Community Day and Work Programs for the Mentally Retarded 129,159 0 0 129,159 129,009  
Respite Family Supports for the Mentally Retarded 56,094 0 0 56,094 54,873  
Autism Division 6,264 -1,000 1,000 6,264 3,860  
Turning 22 Program and Services 7,700 0 0 7,700 7,700  
State Facilities for the Mentally Retarded 188,297 -752 0 187,546 182,989  
License Plate Sales Retained Revenue 301 0 0 301 342  
Holyoke Antenna Retained Revenue 83 0 0 83 83  
Pharmacy Co-Payment Fee Retained Revenue 151 0 0 151 151  
Holyoke Telephone and Television Retained Revenue 25 0 0 25 25  
License Plate Sales Retained Revenue 225 0 0 225 414  
Templeton Developmental Center Farm Product Sales Retained Revenue 150 0 0 150 150  
TOTAL    30,068 0 0 30,068

account description amount
MASSACHUSETTS COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND 28,234,449
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
4110-0001 Massachusetts Commission for the Blind Administration and Services
For the office of the commissioner; provided, that the commissioner may transfer funds between items 4110-0001, 4110-1000, 4110-1010, 4110-1020, 4110-2000, 4110-3010 and 4110-4000; provided further, that the amount transferred from any of those items shall not exceed 5 per cent of the total amount appropriated for that item; provided further, that 30 days before any such transfer, the commissioner shall submit an allocation plan detailing the distribution of the funds to be transferred to the house and senate committees on ways and means; and provided further, that amounts appropriated to the commission in fiscal year 2009 that extend or expand services beyond the level of services provided in fiscal year 2008 shall not annualize above those amounts in fiscal year 2010
1,156,020
4110-1000 Community Services for the Blind
For the community services program; provided, that the Massachusetts commission for the blind shall work in collaboration with the Massachusetts commission for the deaf and hard of hearing to provide assistance and services to the deaf-blind community through the deaf-blind community access network; provided further, that not less than $500,000 shall be expended for the talking information center; provided further, that not less than $450,000 shall be expended for the deaf-blind community access network; provided further, that not less than $10,000 shall be expended for the Audible Local Ledger of Falmouth; and provided that not less than $150,000 shall be expended to provide adaptive technology services for school-age children who are blind to ensure increased competence in the use of technological equipment and academic and professional development and self sufficiency
4,144,986
4110-1010 State Supplement to Federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for the Blind
For aid to the adult blind; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for burial expenses incurred in the prior fiscal year
8,197,643
4110-1020 Medical Assistance Eligibility Determination for the Blind
For eligibility determination for the medical assistance program for the blind; provided, that the commission shall work with the executive office of health and human services, the department of mental retardation and other state agencies to maximize federal reimbursement for clients so determined through this item including, but not limited to, reimbursement for home and community-based waiver clients
166,600
4110-2000 Turning 22 Program and Services
For the turning 22 program of the commission; provided, that the commission shall work in conjunction with the department of mental retardation to secure the maximum amount of federal reimbursements available for the care of turning 22 clients; and provided further, that the commission shall work in conjunction with the department of mental retardation to secure similar rates for contracted residential services
10,564,885
4110-3010 Vocational Rehabilitation for the Blind
For a program of vocational rehabilitation for the blind in cooperation with the federal government; provided, that no funds from the federal vocational rehabilitation grants or state appropriation shall be deducted for pensions, group health and life insurance, or any other such indirect cost of federally reimbursed state employees
3,045,455
4110-4000 Ferguson Industries for the Blind
For the administration of the Ferguson Industries for the Blind; provided, that retired workshop employees shall receive grants equal to three-fourths of the salaries of current workshop employees; and provided further, that any funds received for goods and services purchased by private and public sector entities at Ferguson Industries shall be remitted to the General Fund
958,860

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 8,813,617
4110-3020 Vocational Rehabilitation Grant for the Blind
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Vocational Rehabilitation; provided, that no funds shall be deducted for pensions, group health and life insurance or any other such indirect cost of federally reimbursed state employees
200,000
4110-3021 Basic Support Grant for the Blind
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Basic Support Grant
7,601,991
4110-3023 Independent Living for the Blind - Adaptive Housing
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Independent Living - Adaptive Housing
95,000
4110-3026 Independent Living - Services to Older Blind Americans
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Independent Living - Services to Older Blind Americans
737,346
4110-3027 Rehabilitation Training for the Blind
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Rehabilitation Training
29,280
4110-3028 Supported Employment for the Blind
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Supported Employment
150,000

 

 

account description amount
MASSACHUSETTS REHABILITATION COMMISSION 48,108,451
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
4120-1000 Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission Administration
For the operation of the commission; provided, that the commissioner may transfer funds between items 4120-1000, 4120-2000, 4120-3000, 4120-4000, 4120-4001, 4120-4010, 4120-5000, and 4120-6000; provided further, that the amount transferred from any of those items shall not exceed 5 per cent of the total amount appropriated for that item; provided further, that 30 days before any such transfer, the commissioner shall submit an allocation plan to the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing the distribution of the funds to be transferred; provided further, that amounts appropriated to the commission that extend or expand services beyond the level of services provided in fiscal year 2009 shall not annualize above those amounts in fiscal year 2010; provided further, that the commissioner shall report quarterly to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the secretary of administration and finance on the number of clients served and the amount expended on each type of service; provided further, that upon the written request of the commissioner of revenue, the commission shall provide lists of individual clients to whom or on behalf of whom payments have been made for the purpose of verifying eligibility and detecting and preventing fraud, error and abuse in the programs administered by the commission; and provided further, that the lists shall include client names and social security numbers and payee names and other identification, if different from a client's
638,131
4120-2000 Vocational Rehabilitation for the Disabled
For vocational rehabilitation services operated in cooperation with the federal government; provided, that no funds from the federal vocational rehabilitation grant or state appropriation shall be deducted for pensions, group health and life insurance and any other such indirect cost of the federally-reimbursed state employees; provided further, that the commissioner, in making referrals to service providers, shall take into account the client's place of residence and the geographic proximity of the nearest provider to the residence; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended on special vocational projects in the Charlestown neighborhood of Boston for people with disabilities and provided further that not less $100,000 shall be expended for services provided by the Life Focus Center in the Charlestown neighborhood of Boston
10,942,193
4120-3000 Employment and Homecare Assistance Including Independent Living and Turning 22
For employment assistance services; provided, that vocational evaluation and employment services for severely disabled adults may, subject to appropriation, be provided; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended on special projects in the Charlestown neighborhood of Boston for people with disabilities; and provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Charlestown Navy Yard project for disabled adults in the Charlestown neighborhood of Boston
7,437,614
4120-4000 Independent Living Assistance for the Multi-Disabled
For independent living assistance service; provided, that $3,840,000 shall be expended for the independent living centers contracted with the commission; provided further, that not less than $949,295 shall be expended for assistive technology devices and training for individuals with severe disabilities; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for the SHARE Foundation at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Joseph F. Timilty Adult Day Health and Memory Loss Center; and provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended on Living Independently for Equality, Inc. of Brockton for the operation of participants to meet other physically challenged individuals and take part in a number of therapeutic activities
11,751,472
4120-4001 Accessible Housing Placement and Registry for Disabled Persons
For the housing registry for the disabled
88,889
4120-4010 Turning 22 Program and Services
For services to clients of the department who turn 22 years of age; provided, that the amount appropriated in this item shall not annualize to more than $1,572,888 in state fiscal year 2010
642,679
4120-5000 Home Care Services for the Multi-Disabled
For homemaking services
5,764,460
4120-6000 Head Injury Treatment Services
For head injured services; provided, that the commission shall work with the executive office of health and human services to maximize federal reimbursement for clients receiving head injured services; provided further, that the commission shall expend funds on a 24-hour basis for persons with severe head injuries in western Massachusetts; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Cape Cod head injury program; and provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended on the Keeping Every Youth Safe program at the Massachusetts Brain Injury Association
10,843,013

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 86,447,869
4120-0020 Vocational Rehabilitation for the Multi-Disabled
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Vocational Rehabilitation; provided, that no funds shall be deducted for pensions, group health and life insurance or any other such indirect cost of federally reimbursed state employees
44,143,937
4120-0040 Vocational Rehabilitation & Comprehensive Systems Personnel Development Training
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Vocational Rehabilitation and Comprehensive Systems of personnel development Training
110,887
4120-0187 Supported Employment Program for the Multi-Disabled
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Supported Employment Program
474,283
4120-0191 Informed Members Planning and Assessing Choices Together
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Informed Members Planning and Assessing Choices Together (IMPACT)
163,785
4120-0511 Vocational Rehabilitation for the Multi-Disabled - Determination of Disability
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Vocational Rehabilitation - Determination of Disability
38,556,149
4120-0608 TBI Implementation Grant
For the purposes of a federally funded grant for improving systems of care for OEF/OIF veterans with traumatic brain injury
118,600
4120-0760 Independent Living for the Multi-Disabled
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Independent Living
1,600,000
4120-0767 Assistive Technology
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Assistive Technology
375,000
4120-0768 Assistive Technology Act
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Assistive Technology Act
905,228

account description amount
Trust and Other Spending 43,000
4120-0030 Workforce Coordinating Grant for the Multi-Disabled 43,000

 

 

account description amount
MASSACHUSETTS COMMISSION FOR THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING 5,534,321
Budgetary Direct Appropriations 5,534,321
Direct Appropriations
4125-0100 Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
For the operation of and services provided by the Massachusetts commission for the deaf and hard of hearing
5,534,321
4125-0102 Interpreters for State House Events
For the costs associated with the provision of interpreter services for the deaf and hard of hearing at state house public hearings and events
0

account description amount
Intragovernmental Service Spending 250,000
4125-0122 Chargeback for Interpreter Services
For the costs of interpreter services provided by commission staff; provided, that the costs of personnel may be charged to this item; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the commission may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
250,000

 

 

account description amount
SOLDIERS' HOME IN MASSACHUSETTS 26,656,741
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
4180-0100 Soldiers' Home in Massachusetts
For the maintenance and operation of the Soldiers' Home in Massachusetts located in the city of Chelsea, including a specialized unit for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease patients; provided, that graduates from the LPN school of nursing shall work in state-operated facilities for at least 1 year; provided further, that no fee, assessment or other charge shall be imposed upon or required of any person for any outpatient treatment, admission or hospitalization which exceeds the amount of fees charged in fiscal year 2008; provided further, that no new fee, assessment or other charge shall be implemented in fiscal year 2009; provided further, that all pharmacy services shall be paid through the state office of pharmacy services chargeback, item 4510-0108 of section 2B, after December 1, 2008; and provided further, that after December 1, 2008, no charge or contract shall be made with any alternate vendor to provide pharmacy services other than the state office of pharmacy services
26,314,373

account description amount
Retained Revenues
4180-1100 License Plate Sales Retained Revenue
The Soldiers' Home in Massachusetts may expend not more than $300,661 in revenues for facility maintenance and patient care, including personnel costs; provided, that 60 per cent of all revenues generated pursuant to section 2 of chapter 90 of the General Laws through the purchase of license plates with the designation VETERAN by eligible veterans of the commonwealth, upon compensating the registry of motor vehicles for the cost associated with the license plates, shall be deposited into and for the purposes of this retained revenue account of the Soldiers' Home; provided further, that the Soldiers' Home may accept gifts, grants, donations and bequests; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the Soldiers' Home may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system, prior appropriation continued
342,368

 

 

account description amount
SOLDIERS' HOME IN HOLYOKE 20,864,231
Budgetary Direct Appropriations  
Direct Appropriations
4190-0100 Soldiers' Home in Holyoke
For the maintenance and operation of the Soldiers' Home in Holyoke, including the adult day care program, the Maguder House and the Chapin Mansion; provided, that no fee, assessment or other charge shall be imposed upon or required of any person for any outpatient treatment, admission or hospitalization which exceeds the amount of fees charged in fiscal year 2008; provided further, that no new fee, assessment or other charge shall be implemented in fiscal year 2009 except those associated with the use of telephones and televisions; provided further, that all pharmacy services shall be paid through the state office of pharmacy services chargeback, item 4510-0108 of section 2B; and provided further, that no charge or contract shall be made with any alternate vendor to provide pharmacy services other than the state office of pharmacy services
20,191,513

account description amount
Retained Revenues
4190-0101 Holyoke Antenna Retained Revenue
For the Soldiers' Home in Holyoke which may expend for its operation an amount not to exceed $82,709 from the licensing of the property for placement of aerial antennas
82,709
4190-0102 Pharmacy Co-Payment Fee Retained Revenue
The Soldiers' Home in Holyoke may expend for the outpatient pharmacy program an amount not to exceed $150,805 from co-payments which it may charge to users of the program; provided, that no co-payments shall be imposed or required of any person which exceed the level of co-payments charged in fiscal year 2008
150,805
4190-0200 Holyoke Telephone and Television Retained Revenue
The Soldiers' Home in Holyoke may expend not more than $25,000 from fees collected from veterans in its care for the purposes of providing television and telephone services to residents; provided, that fees from the use of telephones and televisions shall only be expended for payments to vendors for said services
25,000
4190-1100 License Plate Sales Retained Revenue
For the Soldiers' Home in Holyoke which may expend not more than $225,000 for facility maintenance and patient care, including personnel costs; provided, that 40 per cent of all revenues generated pursuant to section 2 of chapter 90 of the General Laws through the purchase of license plates with the designation VETERAN by eligible veterans of the commonwealth, upon compensating the registry of motor vehicles for the cost associated with the license plates, shall be deposited into and for the purposes of this retained revenue account of the Soldiers' Home; provided further, that the Soldiers' Home may accept gifts, grants, donations, and bequests; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the Soldiers' Home may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system, prior appropriation continued
414,204

 

 

account description amount
DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES 1,264,362,905
Budgetary Direct Appropriations 1,264,362,905
Direct Appropriations
5911-1003 Department of Developmental Services Administration
For the administration and operations of the department of mental retardation; provided, that the department shall not charge user fees for transportation or community day services; provided further, that the department shall not charge fees for eligibility determination for services provided by the department or for applications of requests for transfer of guardianship; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, in fiscal year 2009 the comptroller shall transfer from the department of mental retardation trust fund established under section 2RRR of chapter 29 of the General Laws an amount sufficient to reflect the costs of the assessment on public facilities collected under section 27 of chapter 118G of the General Laws and an amount sufficient to fund rate increases for services provided to MassHealth members by nonpublic intermediate care facilities and community-based residences; provided further, the comptroller shall transfer the federal financial participation received as a result of expenditures funded by the assessments to an account established for the department of mental retardation to administer for the purposes described above; provided further, that the assessments shall not be collected and the expenditures shall not be authorized until the department of mental retardation and the executive office of health and human services certify the receipt of federal