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Budget Summary FY2014

89000001 - Department of Correction Facility Operations
Data Current as of:  9/11/2013





Account Description FY2013
Spending
FY2014
GAA
8900-0001 Department of Correction Facility Operations
For the operation of the commonwealth's department of correction; provided, that all correctional facilities that were active in fiscal year 2013 shall remain open in fiscal year 2014; provided further, that the commissioner of correction and the secretary of public safety and security shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on public safety and homeland security on or before January 1, 2014, the point score compiled by the department of correction's objective classification system for all prisoners confined in each prison operated by the department; provided further, that for the purpose of maximizing bed capacity and re-entry capability throughout the commonwealth, the department shall submit quarterly reports, utilizing standardized reporting definitions developed mutually with the Massachusetts Sheriffs Association, on caseload, admissions, classification, releases and recidivism of all pretrial, sentenced and federal inmates; provided further, that the department shall submit these reports on a quarterly basis starting July 1, 2013, due not later than 30 days after the last day of each quarter; provided further, that the department shall also report, in a format developed jointly by the Massachusetts Sheriffs Association and the department, on the fiscal year 2012 and fiscal year 2013 total costs per inmate by facility and security level on or before October 1, 2013; provided further, that the department shall submit all reports to the executive office for administration and finance, the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on public safety and homeland security; provided further, that the amount allocated for programs for incarcerated mothers in item 8900-0001 of section 2 of chapter 131 of the acts of 2010 shall be allocated to the program in fiscal year 2014; provided further, that $200,000 shall be expended for a pilot program to provide opiate and substance abuse services in cooperation with the Greater Lowell Health Alliance; provided further, that the department shall expend not less than $2,000,000 for cities and towns hosting department of correction facilities; provided further, that of that $2,000,000, no city or town hosting a department of correction facility shall receive more than $800,000; provided further, that of the $2,000,000, no city or town hosting a department of correction facility shall receive less than the amount allocated in item 8900-0001 of section 2 of chapter 68 of the acts of 2011; provided further, that the department of correction shall submit to the house and senate committees on ways and means on or before December 6, 2013, a report on the undue costs to cities and towns hosting department of correction facilities; provided further, that the amount allocated for the Dismas House in Worcester in item 8900-0001 of section 2 of chapter 182 of the acts of 2008 shall be expended for the program in fiscal year 2014; provided further, no less than $68,000 shall be expended for Dispute Resolutions Services, Inc. of Springfield; and provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended to enhance qualified behavioral health services provided by the employee assistance services unit

542,867,210 547,113,917

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.