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Budget Summary FY2012

Secretary of the Commonwealth
Data Current as of:  7/11/2011





FISCAL YEAR 2012 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2012
Conference
FY2012
Vetoes
FY2012
GAA
Secretary of the Commonwealth Administration 5,912 0 5,912
State House Gift Shop Retained Revenue 30 0 30
Corporate Dissolution Program 254 0 254
State Archives 378 0 378
State Records Center 36 0 36
State Archives Facility 297 0 297
Commonwealth Museum 244 0 244
Census Data Technical Assistance 500 0 500
Address Confidentiality Program 131 0 131
Public Document Printing 600 0 600
Elections Division Administration 4,900 0 4,900
Central Voter Registration Computer System 4,937 0 4,937
Information to Voters 300 0 300
Massachusetts Historical Commission 750 0 750
Ballot Law Commission 11 0 11
Records Conservation Board 34 0 34
Essex Registry of Deeds - Northern District 1,017 0 1,017
Essex Registry of Deeds - Southern District 2,704 0 2,704
Franklin Registry of Deeds 449 0 449
Hampden Registry of Deeds 1,643 0 1,643
Hampshire Registry of Deeds 471 0 471
Middlesex Registry of Deeds - Northern District 1,114 0 1,114
Middlesex Registry of Deeds - Southern District 2,875 0 2,875
Berkshire Registry of Deeds - Northern District 251 0 251
Berkshire Registry of Deeds - Central District 419 0 419
Berkshire Registry of Deeds - Southern District 209 0 209
Suffolk Registry of Deeds 1,735 0 1,735
Worcester Registry of Deeds - Northern District 655 0 655
Worcester Registry of Deeds - Worcester District 2,161 0 2,161
TOTAL    35,018 0 35,018

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account description amount
SECRETARY OF THE COMMONWEALTH 36,741,903
Direct Appropriations
0511-0000 Secretary of the Commonwealth Administration
For the operation of the office of the secretary; provided, 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 the regulations or standards established by the secretary of state and the records conservation board; and provided further, that those regulations shall be issued not later than June 29, 2012
5,912,424
0511-0002 Corporate Dissolution Program
For the operation of the corporations division; provided, that the division shall implement a corporate dissolution program which shall have a specific focus on limited liability corporations and limited liability partnerships that have failed in their statutory responsibility to file an annual report; and provided further, that the division shall file quarterly reports with the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing the total number of annual reports filed as a result of this program and the amount of revenue generated for the commonwealth
254,213
0511-0200 State Archives
For the operation of the archives division
378,121
0511-0230 State Records Center
For the operation of the records center
36,217
0511-0250 State Archives Facility
For the operation of the archives facility
296,521
0511-0260 Commonwealth Museum
For the operation of the commonwealth museum
243,684
0511-0270 Census Data Technical Assistance
For the secretary of state who shall 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; provided, that the contract shall be for no less than $250,000
500,000
0511-0420 Address Confidentiality Program
For the operation of the address confidentiality program
130,858
0517-0000 Public Document Printing
For the printing of public documents
600,000
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; and provided further, that the registration and education activities may be conducted by community-based voter registration and education organizations, prior appropriation continued
4,900,000
0521-0001 Central Voter Registration Computer System
For the operation of the central voter registration computer system
4,937,121
0524-0000 Information to Voters
For providing information to voters
300,000
0526-0100 Massachusetts Historical Commission
For the operation of the Massachusetts historical commission
750,000
0527-0100 Ballot Law Commission
For the operation of the ballot law commission
10,545
0528-0100 Records Conservation Board
For the operation of the records conservation board
34,056
0540-0900 Essex Registry of Deeds - Northern District
For the registry of deeds located in the city of Lawrence in the former county of Essex
1,017,334
0540-1000 Essex Registry of Deeds - Southern District
For the registry of deeds located in the city of Salem in the former county of Essex
2,703,583
0540-1100 Franklin Registry of Deeds
For the registry of deeds in the former county of Franklin
449,288
0540-1200 Hampden Registry of Deeds
For the registry of deeds in the former county of Hampden
1,643,100
0540-1300 Hampshire Registry of Deeds
For the registry of deeds in the former county of Hampshire
471,423
0540-1400 Middlesex Registry of Deeds - Northern District
For the registry of deeds located in the city of Lowell in the former county of Middlesex
1,113,611
0540-1500 Middlesex Registry of Deeds - Southern District
For the registry of deeds located in the city of Cambridge in the former county of Middlesex
2,875,012
0540-1600 Berkshire Registry of Deeds - Northern District
For the registry of deeds located in the town of Adams in the former county of Berkshire
250,700
0540-1700 Berkshire Registry of Deeds - Central District
For the registry of deeds located in the city of Pittsfield in the former county of Berkshire
419,400
0540-1800 Berkshire Registry of Deeds - Southern District
For the registry of deeds located in the town of Great Barrington in the former county of Berkshire
209,483
0540-1900 Suffolk Registry of Deeds
For the registry of deeds in the former county of Suffolk
1,734,615
0540-2000 Worcester Registry of Deeds - Northern District
For the registry of deeds located in the city of Fitchburg in the former county of Worcester
655,072
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
2,161,481

account description amount
Retained Revenues
0511-0001 State House Gift Shop Retained Revenue
For the secretary of state who 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

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 the funds received for the costs of the obsolete record destruction; and provided further, that the fees shall be charged on an equitable basis
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
100,000

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 1,608,041
0521-0800 Election Assistance for Disabled Individuals
For the purposes 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
908,000