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Budget Summary FY2013

Office of the Secretary of Administration and Finance
Data Current as of:  7/7/2012





FISCAL YEAR 2013 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2013
Conference
FY2013
Vetoes
FY2013
GAA
GLBT Commission 100 0 100
Office of the Secretary of Administration and Finance 2,846 0 2,846
Commonwealth Performance Accountability and Transparency 400 0 400
Administration and Finance Information Technology Costs 24,813 0 24,813
Caseload and Economic Forecasting Office 159 0 159
Municipal Regionalization and Efficiencies Incentive Reserve 12,840 0 12,840
Route 3 North Contract Assistance 1,129 0 1,129
Water Pollution Abatement Trust Contract Assistance 61,534 0 61,534
CPCS Process Evaluation 150 0 150
Program Evaluation Reserve 500 0 500
Massachusetts Department of Transportation Contract Assistance 125,000 0 125,000
Commonwealth Infrastructure Investment Assistance Reserve 3,462 0 3,462
South Essex Sewerage District Debt Service Assessment 90 0 90
MITC Operational Expenses 500 0 500
Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center 1,582 0 1,582
E.J. Collins Jr. Center for Public Management 400 0 400
UMASS CBA costs 23,147 0 23,147
BHE CBA costs 23,547 0 23,547
Sheriffs' CBA Costs 6,272 0 6,272
Registeries of Deeds CBA Costs 344 0 344
CBA Costs 5,477 0 5,477
Human Service Salary Reserve 20,000 -10,000 10,000
Dartmouth/Bristol Community College Reserve 4,400 0 4,400
TOTAL    1,028,966 -10,000 1,018,966

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account description amount
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE 1,073,924,896
Direct Appropriations
0950-0050 GLBT Commission
For the commission on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth; provided, that funds shall be used to address issues related to the implementation of the state's anti-bullying law as provided in section 37O of chapter 71 of the General Laws
100,000
1100-1100 Office of the Secretary of Administration and Finance
For the office of the secretary; provided, that the secretary shall conduct an ongoing review of affirmative action steps taken by the various agencies, boards, departments, commissions or divisions to determine whether such agencies, boards, departments, commissions or divisions are complying with the commonwealth's policies of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity; provided further, that whenever noncompliance is determined by the secretary, the secretary shall hold a public hearing on the matter and report the findings and recommendations to the head of the particular agency, board, department, commission or division, to the governor and to the Massachusetts commission against discrimination; provided further, that the secretary shall report on the status of each agency, board, department, commission or division receiving monies under this act, including supplemental and deficiency budgets, as to compliance or noncompliance with affirmative action policies to the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means, the joint committee on public service and the joint committee on labor and workforce development on or before November 30, 2012; provided further, that agencies within the executive office may, with the prior approval of the secretary, streamline and improve administrative operations pursuant to interdepartmental service agreements; provided further, that the secretary of administration and finance shall provide biannual reports, the first of which shall be submitted not later than August 1, 2012 and the second not later than February 1, 2013 to the house and senate committees on ways and means, in a format agreed to by the secretary and the committees, detailing by bargaining unit the costs to the commonwealth resulting from collective bargaining agreements with various classified public employees' unions; provided further, that the report shall include the effective date of any new negotiations or renegotiations, the end date of the contract, the number of employees in the bargaining unit by department, the costs associated with any new negotiations or renegotiations, including salary adjustments, step increases, statutory benefits and other non-salary costs for the current and subsequent fiscal years for the life of the contract; provided further, that the report shall also include the total costs incurred for collective bargaining agreements that have expired in the previous fiscal year; provided further, that the report shall also include all fixed percentage or dollar-based salary adjustments, non-base payments or other forms of compensation and all supplemental fringe benefits resulting in any incremental costs; provided further, that the executive office for administration and finance and the office of employee relations shall meet with the house and senate committees on ways and means following the submission of each report to discuss the information therein, including all collective bargaining contracts that are set to expire over the next 12 months and the current status of negotiations; and provided further, that the secretary of administration and finance, in consultation with the state auditor, the operational services division, the inspector general and the comptroller, shall design and implement an effective and transparent process for tracking audit and investigative findings by the auditor and the inspector general, and state agencies' corresponding corrective actions, other responses and outcomes and shall report in writing to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than December 31, 2012
2,846,156
1100-1201 Commonwealth Performance Accountability and Transparency
For the operation of the office of commonwealth performance, accountability and transparency; provided, that the activities funded from this item shall include, but not be limited to, the operation and maintenance of a performance management program, maximization of federal revenue opportunities and oversight of compliance with federal reporting requirements including the implementation and oversight of the Federal Financial Accountability and Transparency Act, section 14C of chapter 7 of the General Laws and other statewide transparency initiatives to enhance program integrity and ongoing efforts to prevent fraud, waste and abuse throughout the executive branch; provided further, that funds may be expended for performing enhanced economic forecasting and analysis; provided further, that the unit may develop guidelines and methodologies for agencies to follow in the forecasting of caseloads and revenue; and provided further, that the office shall provide a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than March 15, 2013 which details the actions of the office over the previous year
400,000
1100-1700 Administration and Finance Information Technology Costs
For the provision of information technology services within the executive office for administration and finance
24,813,326
1106-0064 Caseload and Economic Forecasting Office
For the caseload and economic forecasting office within the office of commonwealth performance, accountability and transparency; provided, that the caseload and economic forecasting office shall forecast: (i) MassHealth enrollment by group; (ii) participation in state subsidized child care provided through items 3000-3050, 3000-4050 and 3000-4060; (iii) participation in emergency assistance and housing programs provided through items 7004-0101, 7004-0103 and 7004-0108; (iv) enrollment, both active member and dependent, in the group insurance commission; (v) recipients of direct benefits provided by the department of transitional assistance through items 4403-2000, 4405-2000 and 4408-1000; and (vi) other related economic forecasts; provided further, that the office shall report its forecasts to the executive office for administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than January 14, 2013; and provided further, that the office shall submit an updated forecast to the executive office for administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than March 15, 2013
159,415
1599-0026 Municipal Regionalization and Efficiencies Incentive Reserve
For a reserve for 1-time grants to support municipal improvements; provided, that $90,000 shall be expended for planning and capital improvements to recreational and open space facilities in central Massachusetts; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for a pilot program to connect rural regions with state economic, housing, community and business development programs in the counties of Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin and Berkshire; provided further, that not less than $4,000,000 shall be expended for a multi-year competitive grant program to provide financial support for 1-time or transition costs related to regionalization and other efficiency initiatives, with allowable applicants to include municipalities, regional schools, school districts considering forming a regional school district or regionalizing services, regional planning agencies and councils of governments; provided further, that funds may be expended by the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for public management at the University of Massachusetts at Boston's McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies to develop and drive a program of performance management, accountability and transparency for local government; provided further, that funds may be expended on programs that received funding from this item in fiscal year 2012 and programs with proven replicable outcomes for municipalities; provided further, that the executive office for administration and finance shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than March 15, 2013 on: (i) initial results of grants awarded in fiscal year 2012; and (ii) criteria used to measure replicable outcomes for programs; provided further, that $4,000,000 shall be transferred to the executive office of public safety and security for a competitive grant program to be administered by the executive office; provided further, that the grants shall be awarded to communities that: (a) have a population of at least 60,000; and (b) demonstrate that their police departments have an operating budget per capita of less than $200 in 2010; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be transferred to the department of elementary and secondary education to be distributed through a competitive grant program; provided further, that not less than $2,000,000 shall be expended to fund the District Local Technical Assistance Fund, including projects that encourage regionalization, to be administered by the division of local services and distributed through the District Local Technical Assistance Fund, established in section 2XXX of chapter 29 of the General Laws; provided further, that not less than $750,000 shall be expended to fund a pilot program in Plymouth County, including projects of regionalized county government services; and provided further, that each state entity administering grant funds through this item shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than February 15, 2013 detailing grants awarded through this item and the criteria used for distribution
12,840,000
1599-0050 Route 3 North Contract Assistance
For Route 3 North contract assistance payments
                Commonwealth Transportation Fund ............... 100%
1,128,818
1599-0093 Water Pollution Abatement Trust Contract Assistance
For contract assistance to the water pollution abatement trust for debt service obligations of the trust, under sections 6, 6A and 18 of chapter 29C of the General Laws; prior appropriation continued
61,534,170
1599-1300 CPCS Process Evaluation
For a committee on public counsel services process evaluation reserve; provided, that the inspector general shall select an independent evaluator to assess changes made to the administration of indigent defense services over fiscal year 2012 and fiscal year 2013; provided further, that the evaluation shall report on the effectiveness of the committee in making changes to the number of public defenders given the goals of increasing cost efficiency and cost certainty and maintaining quality of representation; provided further, that the evaluator shall be selected through a competitive procurement in which the inspector general shall consider social science researchers with experience in: (i) conducting process evaluations across a wide array of criminal justice systems; (ii) cost benefit analysis; (iii) developing logic models; (iv) extracting and analyzing criminal justice data, including judicial systems and indigent defense; and (v) quantitative and qualitative evaluations; provided further, that the inspector general shall select the evaluator not later than October 1, 2012; provided further, that preference shall be given to not for profit research organizations; provided further, that the evaluator shall provide quarterly progress updates to the house and senate committees on ways and means beginning on November 1, 2012; provided further, that the evaluator shall provide a preliminary report on their findings to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than March 15, 2013; and provided further, that this item shall not revert and shall be made available for these purposes through June 30, 2014
150,000
1599-1301 Program Evaluation Reserve
For an independent program evaluation reserve; provided, that the funds appropriated in this item shall be used to evaluate the Safe and Successful Youth Initiative, funded through item 4000-0005, and programs for English Language Learners in Gateway Cities, funded through item 7009-6400; provided further, that the independent evaluator for each program shall be selected by each program's administrators under the guidelines set forth in section 187; and provided further, that the funds appropriated in this item shall not revert and shall be made available for these purposes through June 30, 2014
500,000
1599-1970 Massachusetts Department of Transportation Contract Assistance
For a reserve for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation for the purpose of defraying costs of the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority, or its successor, incurred in fiscal year 2013 under section 138 of chapter 27 of the acts of 2009
                Commonwealth Transportation Fund ............... 100%
125,000,000
1599-1977 Commonwealth Infrastructure Investment Assistance Reserve
For contract assistance and other payments to the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency for payment of debt service and related obligations in connection with bonds issued by the agency under chapter 293 of the acts of 2006 and chapter 303 of the acts of 2008
3,462,325
1599-3234 South Essex Sewerage District Debt Service Assessment
For the commonwealth's South Essex sewerage district debt service assessment
90,100
1599-3856 MITC Operational Expenses
For rent and associated costs at the Massachusetts information technology center in Chelsea
500,000
1599-3857 Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center
For capital lease payments from the University of Massachusetts to the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency and for annual operations of the advanced technology and manufacturing center in Fall River
1,581,922
1599-4417 E.J. Collins Jr. Center for Public Management
For the Edward J. Collins, Jr. center for public management at the University of Massachusetts
400,000
1599-4440 UMASS CBA costs
For a reserve to meet the fiscal year 2013 costs of salary adjustments and other economic benefits authorized by the collective bargaining agreements referenced in section 189 with the University of Massachusetts
23,146,641
1599-4441 BHE CBA costs
For a reserve to meet the fiscal year 2013 costs of salary adjustments and other economic benefits authorized by the collective bargaining agreements referenced in section 189 with public institutions of higher education
23,547,366
1599-4442 Sheriffs' CBA Costs
For a reserve to meet the fiscal year 2013 costs of salary adjustments and other economic benefits authorized by the collective bargaining agreements referenced in section 189 and clauses (d) and (e) of section 47 of chapter 36 of the acts of 2012 with sheriffs' offices
6,272,376
1599-4443 Registeries of Deeds CBA Costs
For a reserve to meet the fiscal year 2013 costs of salary adjustments and other economic benefits authorized by the collective bargaining agreements referenced in section 189 with registries of deeds offices
343,614
1599-4444 CBA Costs
For a reserve to meet the fiscal year 2013 costs of salary adjustments and other economic benefits authorized by collective bargaining agreements with the University of Massachusetts, public institutions of higher education, sheriffs and the executive branch that have not yet been ratified by the legislature; provided, that no funds shall be expended from this account prior to ratification of the collective bargaining agreements by the legislature
5,477,458
1599-6901 Human Service Salary Reserve
For a reserve to adjust the wages, compensation or salary and associated employee-related costs to personnel earning less than $40,000 in annual compensation who are employed by private human service providers that deliver human and social services under contracts with departments within the executive office of health and human services and the executive office of elder affairs; provided, that home care workers shall be eligible for funding from this appropriation; provided further, that workers from shelters and programs that serve homeless individuals and families that were previously contracted through the department of transitional assistance and the department of public health currently contracted with the department of housing and community development and direct care workers that serve homeless veterans through the department of veterans affairs shall be eligible for funding from this item; provided further, that the secretary of administration and finance may allocate the funds appropriated in this item to the departments in order to implement this initiative; provided further, that the executive office of health and human services shall condition the expenditure of funds from this item upon assurances that the funds shall be used solely for the purposes of equal percentage adjustments to wages, compensation or salary; provided further, that not later than January 15, 2013, the executive office of health and human services shall submit to the house and senate committees on ways and means a report delineating the number of employees, by job title and average salary, receiving the adjustment in fiscal year 2013 and the average percentage adjustment funded herein; provided further, that the report shall also include, for each contract scheduled to receive an allocation from this item in each such department, the total payroll expenditures in each contract for the categories of personnel scheduled to receive the adjustments; provided further, that no funds from this item shall be allocated to special education programs under chapter 71B of the General Laws, contracts for early education and care services or programs for which payment rates are negotiated and paid as class rates as established by the division of health care finance and policy; provided further, that no funds shall be allocated from this item to contracts funded exclusively by federal grants as delineated in section 2D; provided further, that all raises provided from this salary reserve shall be above and beyond any previously negotiated or agreed upon pay raise; provided further, that the total fiscal year 2013 costs of salary adjustments and any other associated employee costs authorized hereunder shall not exceed $20,000,000 $10,000,000; provided further, that the executive office of health and human services shall submit an allocation schedule to the house and senate committees on ways and means not less than 30 days after disbursement of funds; and provided further, that the annualized cost of the adjustments in fiscal year 2014 shall not exceed the amount appropriated in this item
10,000,000
1599-7104 Dartmouth/Bristol Community College Reserve
For a reserve of not more than $2,700,000 for the facilities costs associated with the college of visual and performing arts at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth including funds from this item for Bristol Community College; provided, that funds from this item shall be expended for the lease and operations of educational facilities procured by the University of Massachusetts to alleviate educational programmatic overcrowding
4,400,000

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Section 2E
1595-5819 Commonwealth Care Trust Fund
For an operating transfer to the Commonwealth Care Trust Fund, established under section 2OOO of chapter 29 of the General Laws; provided, that up to $30,000,000 shall be transferred from the Commonwealth Care Trust Fund to the Health Safety Net Trust Fund, established under section 36 of chapter 118G of the General Laws; provided further, that the hospital fiscal year 2013 payment amount to each hospital shall be funded by the Health Safety Net Trust Fund; provided further, that payments may be made either as safety net care payments under the commonwealth's section 1115 waiver, or as an adjustment to Title XIX service rate payments, or a combination thereof; provided further, that the executive office of health and human services and the health safety net office may use other federally permissible funding mechanisms available for public service hospitals, as defined in 114.1 CMR 36.02, to reimburse up to $70,000,000 of uncompensated care at the hospitals using sources distinct from the funding made available to the Health Safety Net Trust Fund; provided further, that the secretary of administration and finance, in consultation with the secretary of health and human services and the executive director of the commonwealth health insurance connector authority, shall on a quarterly basis evaluate the revenue needs of the health safety net program funded by the Health Safety Net Trust Fund and the Commonwealth Care subsidized health insurance program funded by the Commonwealth Care Trust Fund, and if necessary, transfer monies between these funds for the purpose of ensuring that sufficient revenues are available to support projected program expenditures; provided further, that the secretary of administration and finance shall report any transfers made between the Health Safety Net Trust Fund and the Commonwealth Care Trust Fund to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on healthcare financing within 30 days of the proposed transfer; provided further, that notwithstanding section 7A of chapter 176Q of the General Laws, for fiscal year 2013, the connector shall provide an annual health insurance wellness subsidy not to exceed 15 per cent of eligible employer health care costs as determined by the commonwealth health insurance connector authority; and provided further, that notwithstanding the language in chapter 68 of the acts of 2011, or any general or special law to the contrary, any amounts that would otherwise revert within the Commonwealth Care Trust Fund that are not needed to support the costs of the Commonwealth Care and Commonwealth Care Bridge subsidized health insurance programs in fiscal year 2012 shall be made available to support the costs of these programs until June 30, 2013
740,272,286

account description amount
Intragovernmental Service Spending 54,958,923
1100-1701 Chargeback for Administration and Finance IT Costs
For the cost of information technology services provided to agencies of the executive office for administration and finance
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
54,958,923