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Budget Summary FY2012

Department of Correction
Data Current as of:  7/11/2011





FISCAL YEAR 2012 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2012
Conference
FY2012
Vetoes
FY2012
GAA
Department of Correction Facility Operations 509,360 0 509,360
MASAC 5,000 0 5,000
Prison Industries and Farm Services Program 1,875 0 1,875
Prison Industries Retained Revenue 2,600 0 2,600
Reimbursement from Housing Federal Inmates Retained Revenue 1,000 0 1,000
DOC Fees RR 11,989 0 11,989
Re-Entry Programs 550 0 550
TOTAL    532,375 0 532,375

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DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION 539,102,013
Direct Appropriations
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 correction and the secretary of public safety and security shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on 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 correction 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 the amount allocated for programs for incarcerated mothers in item 8900-0001 of section 2 of chapter 131 of the acts of 2010 shall be allocated to the program in fiscal year 2012; provided further, that the amount allocated to the municipality housing MCI-Cedar Junction shall be not less than the amount allocated in 8900-0001 of section 2 of Chapter 61 of the Acts of 2007 relative to MCI-Cedar Junction; provided further, that for the purpose of maximizing bed capacity and re-entry capability throughout the commonwealth, the department shall submit reports, utilizing standardized reporting definitions developed mutually with the Massachusetts Sheriffs Association, on caseload, admissions, classification, releases, and recidivism of all pretrial, sentenced, and federal inmates; provided further, that the department shall submit these reports on a quarterly basis starting July 1, 2011, due no later than 30 days after the last day of each quarter; provided further, that the department may expend $25,000 on a program for ex-offenders and chronically homeless men to recover from drug and alcohol addiction while learning farm skills; provided further, that the department shall also report, in a format developed jointly by the Massachusetts Sheriffs Association and the department, on the fiscal year 2010 and fiscal year 2011 total costs per inmate by facility and security level no later than August 1, 2011; provided further, that the department shall submit all reports directly to the executive office for administration and finance, the house and senate committees on ways and means, the joint committee on public safety; and provided further, that the department shall expend not less than $500,000 for cities and towns hosting facilities, prior appropriation continued
509,360,246
8900-0002 MASAC
For the operation of the Massachusetts Alcohol and Substance Abuse Center; provided, that the commissioner of correction and the commissioner of public health, or their designees, shall jointly issue a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means, the joint committee on mental health and substance abuse and the joint committee on public safety and homeland security not later than October 12, 2011 on the feasibility of transferring the operations of the center from the department of correction to the department of public health; provided further, that the report shall include a detailed timeline for transition, costs and savings related to the transition, potential for federal reimbursement under the department of public health, siting and location details, staffing plans, changes to patient care, necessary changes to state statute, oversight and governance, security and comparisons to other state practices; provided further that in writing the report, the department of public health and the department of correction shall consult with the judiciary to ensure that any proposed transfer shall conform with current sentencing and civil commitment guidelines and practices; and provided further, that the report shall include recommendations for the funding and operations of the Massachusetts Alcohol and Substance Abuse Center should the commissioners determine that the transfer to the department of public health is not feasible
5,000,000
8900-0010 Prison Industries and Farm Services Program
For prison industries and farm services; provided that the commissioner of correction or designee shall determine the cost of manufacturing motor vehicle registration plates and certify amounts collected
1,875,409
8900-1100 Re-Entry Programs
For re-entry programs at the department of correction intended to reduce recidivism rates; provided, that said programs shall be in addition to those provided in fiscal year 2006; provided further, that the department shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than January 20, 2012 on re-entry programming at the department of correction; and provided further that the report shall include information on the type of programs provided and the recidivism rate of the offenders who successfully complete the programs
550,139

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Retained Revenues
8900-0011 Prison Industries Retained Revenue
For the prison industries and farm services program, which may expend for the operation of the program an amount not to exceed $2,600,000 from revenues collected from the sale of products, for materials, supplies, equipment, maintenance of facilities and compensation of employees of the 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
2,600,000
8900-0045 Reimbursement from Housing Federal Inmates Retained Revenue
For the department of correction, which may expend for the operation of the department, including personnel-related expenses, an amount not to exceed $1,000,000 from revenues received from federal inmate reimbursements; provided, that $900,000 from these reimbursements shall not be available for expenditure and shall be deposited in 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 as reported in the state accounting system
1,000,000
8900-0050 DOC Fees RR
For the department of correction; provided, that the department may expend not more than $5,474,200 in revenues collected from the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program; provided further, that the department may expend not more than $6,514,800 in revenues collected from existing assessments; 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 as reported in the state accounting system
11,989,000

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Intragovernmental Service Spending 6,050,000
8900-0021 Chargeback for Prison Industries and Farm Program
For the cost of products produced by the prison industries and farm program and for the cost of services provided by inmates, including the costs of moving, auto repair, culinary and renovation and construction services; provided, that the costs for renovation and construction services shall not exceed the amount established by the operational services division; and provided further, that such revenues may also be expended for materials, supplies, equipment, maintenance of facilities and compensation of employees and for the inmate employment and training program
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
6,050,000

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 677,219
8903-9003 Second Chance Act Family Based Substance Abuse Treatment Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Second Chance Act Family Based Substance Abuse Treatment Grant
140,545
8903-9009 Second Chance Act New Clean Green Energy Training Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Second Chance Act New Clean Green Energy Training Program
382,780
8903-9709 Incarcerated Youth Workplace and Community Transition
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Grants to States for Workplace and Community Transition Training for Incarcerated Youth Offenders
153,894

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