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Budget Summary FY2014

Office of the Comptroller
Data Current as of:  9/11/2013





FISCAL YEAR 2014 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2014
Conference
FY2014
Vetoes
FY2014
Overrides
FY2014
GAA
Office of the State Comptroller 8,544 0 0 8,544
Agency Auditor Grant Program 500 0 0 500
Judgments Settlements and Legal Fees 5,000 0 0 5,000
TOTAL    15,169 0 0 15,169 0  

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OFFICE OF THE COMPTROLLER 63,270,727
Direct Appropriations
1000-0001 Office of the State Comptroller
For the office of the state comptroller; provided, that the comptroller shall maintain a special federal and nontax revenue unit which shall operate under policies and procedures developed in conjunction with the secretary of administration and finance; provided further, that the comptroller shall submit quarterly reports to the house and senate committees on ways and means which shall include for each state agency for which the commonwealth is billing, the eligible state services and the full-year estimate of revenues and revenues collected; provided further, that the comptroller shall make expenditures for the purpose of an enhanced intercept collections of delinquent debt program; provided further, that the comptroller may enter into contracts with private vendors to identify and pursue cost avoidance opportunities for programs of the commonwealth and may enter into interdepartmental service agreements with state agencies, as applicable, for such purpose; provided further, that 60 days before entering into any interdepartmental service agreement, the comptroller shall notify the house and senate committees on ways and means; provided further, that payments to private vendors on account of such cost avoidance projects shall be made only from such actual cost savings as have been certified in writing to the house and senate committees on ways and means by the comptroller and the budget director as attributable to such cost avoidance projects; provided further, that the notification shall include, but not be limited to, a description of the project, the purpose and intent of the interdepartmental service agreement, a projection of the costs avoided in the current fiscal year, a copy of the contract with the private vendor including the proposed rate of compensation and any previous agreements related or similar to the new agreement with the above information; provided further, that the comptroller may establish such procedures, in consultation with the budget director and the affected departments, as the comptroller deems appropriate and necessary to accomplish the purposes of this item; and provided further, that the comptroller shall submit a report on such projects as a part of the comptroller's annual report under section 12 of chapter 7A of the General Laws
8,543,692
1599-0024 Agency Auditor Grant Program
For a program integrity enhancement grant program; provided, that not more than $300,000 of this amount may be awarded in 1-time grants to secretariats and departments for the purpose of conducting assessments of program areas or department practices that present a high risk of fraud or overpayment; provided further, that grant funds may be used to fund assessments conducted by department staff or to contract with an external assessor; provided further, that each recipient of a risk assessment grant shall report to the executive office for administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means within 60 days of the completion of the risk assessment; provided further, that the report shall include: (a) overall findings of the risk assessment; (b) areas identified as in need of improved financial controls or oversight to minimize risk; and (c) an estimate of resources required to minimize risks compared to potential savings or recouped revenue from improved practices; provided further, that funds from this item shall be expended for an analysis of existing state agency capacity to identify and address practices that create risk for fraud or improper payment; and provided further, that the analysis shall make recommendations as to how additional program integrity resources could be used to maximize the amount of ongoing savings to the commonwealth
500,000
1599-3384 Judgments Settlements and Legal Fees
For a reserve for the payment of certain court judgments, settlements and legal fees, in accordance with regulations promulgated by the comptroller, which were ordered to be paid in the current fiscal year or a prior fiscal year; provided, that the comptroller shall report quarterly to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the amounts expended from this item; and provided further, that upon written notification of the executive office for administration and finance and the house and senate committees ways and means, uncommitted and unobligated funds from this item may be transferred to item 0612-0105 upon the request of the state treasurer
5,000,000

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Section 2E
1595-1069 Health Information Technology Trust Fund
For an operating transfer to the Health Information Technology Trust Fund established pursuant to section 35RR of chapter 10 of the General Laws; provided, that these funds shall be expended for operating costs for the health information exchange
1,125,000

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Intragovernmental Service Spending 48,102,035
1000-0005 Chargeback for Single State Audit
For the cost of the single state audit for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014; provided, that the comptroller may charge other appropriations and federal grants for the cost of the audit
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
1,000,000
1000-0008 Chargeback for MMARS
For the costs of operating and managing the Massachusetts management accounting and reporting system accounting system for fiscal year 2014; provided, that any unspent balance at the close of fiscal year 2014 in an amount not to exceed 5 per cent of the amount authorized shall remain in the Intergovernmental Service Fund and is hereby re-authorized for expenditures for such item in fiscal year 2015
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
3,102,035
1599-2040 Chargeback for Prior-Year Deficiencies
For the payment of prior year deficiencies based upon schedules provided to the house and senate committees on ways and means; provided, that the comptroller may charge departments' current fiscal year appropriations and transfer to such items amounts equivalent to the amounts of any prior year deficiency, subject to the conditions stated in this item; provided further, that the comptroller shall only assess chargebacks to those current fiscal year appropriations when the account to which the chargeback is applied is the same account to which the prior year deficiency pertains or, if there is no such account, to the current fiscal year appropriation for the general administration of the department that administered the account to which the prior year deficiency pertains; provided further, that no chargeback shall be made which would cause a deficiency in any current fiscal year item; provided further, that the comptroller shall report with such schedule a detailed reason for the prior year deficiency on all chargebacks assessed that exceed $1,000 including the amount of the chargeback, the item and object class charged; and provided further, that the comptroller shall report on a quarterly basis on all chargebacks assessed, including the amount of the chargeback, the item, object class charged and the reason for the prior year deficiency
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
10,000,000
1599-3100 Chargeback for Unemployment Compensation
For the cost of the commonwealth's employer contributions to the Unemployment Compensation Fund and the Medical Security Trust Fund, established pursuant to section 48 of chapter 151A of the General Laws; provided, that the secretary of administration and finance shall authorize the collection, accounting and payment of such contributions; and provided further, that in executing these responsibilities the comptroller may charge, in addition to individual appropriation accounts, certain non-appropriated funds in amounts that are computed based on rates developed in accordance with the federal Office of Management and Budget circular A-87, including expenses, interest expense or related charges
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
34,000,000

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