Outside Section 140
Data Current as of: 1/26/2010
Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the governor or secretary of administration and finance shall ensure that the allotments provided under section 9B of chapter 29 to an agency within the executive office of transportation shall not exceed, and an agency shall not expend in excess of, one quarter of the appropriation for fiscal year 2010 for the agency in each quarter.
I am vetoing this section because it unnecessarily restricts flexibility in the transportation reform transition. I will use my existing allotment authority to ensure that spending remains within the legislative appropriation.This outside section prevents agencies that will be transferred to the new Department of Transportation from spending more in each fiscal quarter than allotted to the agencies by the governor.