|8900-0001||Department of Correction Facility Operations
For the operation of the commonwealth's department of correction; provided, that before closing any correctional facility, the commissioner of corrections and the secretary of public safety and security shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means and public safety and homeland security on the per-inmate cost of incarceration in the closing facility, and the per-inmate cost in the facilities to which inmates will be moved; provided further, the commissioner of corrections and the secretary of public safety and security shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means and public safety and homeland security before January 1 of each year the point score compiled by the department of correction's objective classification system for all prisoners confined in each prison operated by the department; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for the aid to incarcerated mothers program; and provided further, that in an effort to monitor and reduce current levels of over-classification, the department of correction shall provide quarterly reports to the joint committee on public safety and the house and senate committees on ways and means with data on the number of prisoners at each security level
General Fund 98.944%
FMAP Budget Relief Fund 1.056%
Veto Explanation: I am vetoing this language and reducing this amount because none of the enhanced FMAP funds have been received from or committed by the federal government.