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Budget Summary FY2012

Department of Public Safety
Data Current as of:  7/11/2011





FISCAL YEAR 2012 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2012
Conference
FY2012
Vetoes
FY2012
GAA
Department of Public Safety and Inspections 4,574 0 4,574
Department of Public Safety Inspection and Training Retained Revenue 5,500 0 5,500
Boiler Inspection RR 1,200 0 1,200
Building Code Training Fee Retained Revenue 90 0 90
TOTAL    11,364 0 11,364

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DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY 11,364,188
 
Direct Appropriations
8311-1000 Department of Public Safety and Inspections
For the administration of the department of public safety, including the division of inspections, the board of building regulations and standards, and the architectural access board; provided, that the department may charge fees for permitting the operation of amusement devices and to support the department's participation in the National Council for Amusement and Recreational Equipment Safety; provided further, that the department may charge fees for amusement operator certification; provided further, that the salaries of the commissioner and the deputy commissioner of the department of public safety shall be paid from this item; provided further, that a doctor's certificate from another state shall be accepted as evidence of an eye examination; provided further, that the department shall employ not less than 42 full-time equivalent elevator inspectors, including an additional engineer inspector; provided further, that such additional engineer inspectors' duties shall include, but not be limited to, administering pipefitter license examinations; provided further, that such an additional engineer inspector and elevator inspectors shall be regular state employees compensated from the AA object class of this item; provided further, that such additional engineer inspector position shall be in addition to any such positions added during fiscal year 1995; provided further, that the division shall develop reasonable rules or promulgate regulations for the granting of hardship fee exemptions to certain owners or persons in control of a building or domicile in which an elevator is operated; provided further, that the division shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the elevator inspection backlog not later than October 3, 2011; provided further, that the division shall develop and maintain an electronic database that shall include, but not be limited to, the location and a categorical classification of buildings in which inspections are conducted; provided further, that the division shall inspect all elevators in the state house and the McCormack office building; and provided further, that the board of building regulations and standards shall expend funds from this item for the purpose of providing for the limited use of first-class mail to send Construction Supervisor License notifications to those who are unable to access notifications via e-mail
4,574,006

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Retained Revenues
8315-1020 Department of Public Safety Inspection and Training Retained Revenue
For the department of public safety, which may expend not more than $5,500,000 in revenues collected from fees for annual elevator and amusement park ride inspections; provided, that funds shall be expended for the operation of the department and for the purposes of addressing the existing elevator inspection backlog; provided further, that the committee shall maintain at a minimum the existing level of elevator inspectors to further manage the existing elevator inspection backlog; provided further, that to the extent feasible based on the amount appropriated in this item, funds shall be expended for hiring additional engineering inspectors or engineers; provided further, that funds shall be expended for escalator inspections; provided further, that the department shall make efforts to employ inspectors that will perform overnight and weekend inspections as their regular work shift; provided further, that the department shall provide a full waiver of the inspection fee for an individual who requires a wheelchair lift as a medical necessity and whose annual income does not exceed the maximum allowable federal SSI benefit, or $7,236 a year, whichever is greater; 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
5,500,000
8315-1022 Boiler Inspection RR
For the department of public safety, which may expend an amount not to exceed $1,200,000 in revenues collected from fees for annual issuance of boiler and pressure vessel certificates and inspections; provided, that funds shall be expended for the operation of the department and for the purposes of addressing the existing boiler and pressure vessels inspection backlog; provided further, that funds shall be expended for hiring additional engineering inspectors or engineers; 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
1,200,000
8315-1025 Building Code Training Fee Retained Revenue
For the department of public safety, which may collect and expend an amount not to exceed $90,182 for the purposes of providing state building code training and courses for instruction; provided, that the agency may charge fees for the classes and education materials associated with administering training; and provided further, 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 lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system
90,182

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