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Budget Summary FY2013

District Attorneys' Association
Data Current as of:  7/7/2012





FISCAL YEAR 2013 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2013
Conference
FY2013
Vetoes
FY2013
GAA
District Attorneys' Association 1,660 0 1,660
District Attorney Retention 500 0 500
District Attorneys' Wide Area Network 1,317 0 1,317
TOTAL    3,477 0 3,477

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DISTRICT ATTORNEYS' ASSOCIATION 3,477,096
 
0340-2100 District Attorneys' Association
For the operation of the Massachusetts District Attorneys' Association, including the implementation and related expenses of the district attorneys' offices automation and case management and tracking system; provided, that expenses associated with the system may be charged directly to this item; provided further, that no expenditures shall be made, on or after the effective date of this act, which would cause the commonwealth's obligation for the purpose of this item to exceed the amount appropriated in this item; provided further, that the department shall work in conjunction with the disabled persons protection commission and the 11 district attorneys' offices to prepare a report that shall include, but not be limited to: (i) the number of abuse cases that are referred to each district attorney's office for further investigation; (ii) the number of those referrals resulting in the filing of criminal charges, delineated by type of charge; (iii) the number of cases referred to each district attorney's office that remains open as of the date for submission of the report; and (iv) the number of cases that resulted in a criminal prosecution and the disposition of each such prosecution; provided further, that the report shall be submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the clerks of the house of representatives and the senate not later than March 14, 2013; provided further, that the association shall work in conjunction with the 11 district attorneys' offices to prepare and submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the clerks of the senate and house of representatives not later than February 28, 2013 detailing by district for calendar year 2012 the following: (a) the number of criminal cases initiated by arraignment; (b) the number of criminal cases disposed; and (c) the number of criminal cases actively managed during the year; provided further, that the report shall separately identify the number of criminal cases initiated by arraignment, the number of cases disposed and the number of cases under active management where the case includes charges for drug offenses under chapter 94C of the General Laws, motor vehicle charges under chapter 90 of the General Laws or firearm offenses under chapter 140 of the General Laws; provided further, that the association shall submit these reports to the house and senate committees on ways in means in a standard electronic format; provided further, that the association shall work in conjunction with the 11 district attorneys' offices to prepare and submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the clerks of the house of representatives and the senate not later than February 15, 2013, detailing all district attorneys' offices' use of drug forfeiture funds collected pursuant to chapter 94C of the General Laws; provided further, that the report shall include, but not be limited to: (1) the amount of the funds deposited into an office's special law enforcement trust fund in fiscal years 2010, 2011 and 2012; (2) how the funds were used in those fiscal years; and (3) the balance in the fund as of January 2, 2013; provided further, that the department shall work together with the 11 district attorneys' offices to submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the clerks of the house of representatives and the senate not later than February 1, 2013, detailing the total number and use of private attorneys participating in any volunteer prosecutor program; provided further, that the report shall include, but not be limited to: (a) the total number of personnel from private law firms participating in the program at each of the 11 district attorney's offices; (b) the name and address of the law firms; (c) the duties performed by the personnel; and (d) the benefits and cost savings associated with the program; and provided further, that each district attorney shall notify the house and senate committees on ways and means at least 30 days before transferring any funds from the AA object class of each district attorneys' administrative line item and means of its intention to make that transfer
1,660,006
0340-2117 District Attorney Retention
For the retention of assistant district attorneys with more than 3 years of experience; provided, that the Massachusetts District Attorneys' Association shall transfer funds to the AA object class in each of the 11 district attorney offices in the commonwealth; provided further, that the association shall develop a formula for distribution of the funds; provided further, that funds distributed from this item to the district attorneys' offices shall be used for retention purposes and shall not be transferred out of the AA object class; provided further, that not more than $100,000 shall be distributed to any 1 district attorney's office; provided further, that not less than 60 days prior to the distribution of funds the District Attorneys Association shall notify the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing: (i) the methodology used to determine the amount to be dispersed; (ii) the amount to be given to each district attorney's office; (iii) the reasoning behind the distribution; and (iv) the number of assistant district attorneys from each office who would receive funds from this item; and provided further, that no funds shall be expended on the administrative costs of the association
500,000
0340-8908 District Attorneys' Wide Area Network
For the costs associated with maintaining the Massachusetts District Attorneys' Association's wide area network
1,317,090

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