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Budget Summary FY2014

70080900 - Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism
Data Current as of:  9/11/2013





Account Description FY2013
Spending
FY2014
GAA
7008-0900 Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism
For the operation and administration of the office of travel and tourism; provided, that the office shall be the official and lead agency to facilitate and attract major sports events and championships in the commonwealth; provided further, that the office shall provide an annual report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than March 14, 2014; provided further, that the report shall provide information on regional tourist activities funded through item 7008-1000; provided further, that the office shall be the official and lead agency to facilitate motion picture production and development within the commonwealth; provided further, that the office, in collaboration with the official sponsor of the event, state, regional and local agencies and cities and towns, shall designate and mark the Pan Mass Challenge bicycle route by means of signs bearing the official logo of the event; provided further, that no less than $15,000 shall be expended for the purchase, post fabrication and installation of Pan Mass signs along the Pan Mass route from both the town of Bourne to the town of Provincetown and from the town of Bourne to the town of Wellesley; provided further, that not less than $125,000 shall be expended as matching grants to the Plymouth 400 Committee for the commemoration of the four hundredth anniversary of the town of Plymouth; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for the 375th anniversary of the town of Sandwich; provided further, that no less than $200,000 shall be expended for opening the 11 visitor information centers from Memorial Day to Columbus Day; provided further, that no less than $200,000 shall be expended as grants for the Bay State Games; provided further, that no less than $50,000 be expended for the purposes of the operation of the programs of the Riverside Theatre Works, an organization located in the Hyde Park section of the city of Boston; provided further, that no less than $25,000 shall be expended as grants for business assistance organizations in the city of Haverhill that were in item 7007-0900 in chapter 182 of the acts of 2008; provided further, that no less than $50,000 shall be provided to the Grand Army of the Republic Historical Museum in the city of Lynn; provided further, that no less than $75,000 shall be expended for a matching grant program to the Enrichment Center located in the Dorchester section of the city of Boston; provided further, that no less than $200,000 shall be expended for a grant program to the Enrichment Center located in the city of Lowell; provided further, that no less than $150,000 shall be expended for a public safety grant in the town of Methuen; provided further, that no less than $90,000 shall be expended for the Russian Community Association of Massachusetts, Inc. ; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for a public safety grant in the town of Falmouth; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for a child safety grant in the town of North Attleboro; provided further, that not less than $125,000 shall be expended for the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Wilbraham Nature and Cultural Council; provided further, that the amount of $50,000 shall be expended to Stone Soul Inc. to implement the state wide Sesquicentennial Emancipation Proclamation Celebration 2013; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Puerto Rican Veteran's Monument Square Association, Inc., upon a 100 per cent funding match from other public or private sources; provided further, that no less than $25,000 shall be expended for the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce; provided further, that no less than $75,000 shall be expended for the Waltham Tourism Council; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for a child safety grant in the town of North Reading; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for the Pentucket Lake elementary school; provided further, that $25,000 shall be expended for the Cape Cod Canal Centennial Celebration; provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended for the North Quabbin Chamber of Commerce to establish a regional tourism council for the North Quabbin area; provided further, that not less than $10,000 shall be expended for the Tercentennial celebration of the town of Oxford; provided further, that not less than $20,000 shall be expended for the planning of the bicentennial celebration of the town of Southbridge; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended to Plimoth Plantation for restoration of the Mayflower II; provided further, that $20,000 shall be expended for the Zamir Chorale of Boston, Inc.'s musical and educational organization; and provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for the Zeiterion Theatre, Inc. in the city of New Bedford

                Massachusetts Tourism Fund ............... 100%
7,397,109 13,644,651

Veto Explanation:   I am striking language which earmarks funding for programs not recommended. The reduction in the item incorporates the amount of the stricken earmarked funds.