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Budget Summary FY2014

Department of Public Utilities
Data Current as of:  9/11/2013





FISCAL YEAR 2014 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2014
Conference
FY2014
Vetoes
FY2014
Overrides
FY2014
GAA
Department of Public Utilities Administration 8,702 0 0 8,702
Transportation Oversight Division 360 0 0 360
Energy Facilities Siting Board Retained Revenue 75 0 0 75
Unified Carrier Registration Retained Revenue 2,300 0 0 2,300
Steam Distribution Oversight 89 0 0 89
TOTAL    11,526 0 0 11,526 0  

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DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC UTILITIES 12,531,879
Direct Appropriations
2100-0012 Department of Public Utilities Administration
For the operation of the department of public utilities; provided, that notwithstanding the second sentence of the first paragraph of section 18 of chapter 25 of the General Laws, the assessments levied for fiscal year 2014 under said first paragraph shall be made at a rate sufficient to produce the amount expended from this item and the associated fringe benefits costs for personnel paid from this item; provided further, that $300,000 shall be dedicated to the hiring of gas safety inspectors who shall be authorized to randomly inspect each public utility's piping, equipment, work site, work product, safety guidelines or any item on the utility's property or within the utility's control to determine if it meets nationally recognized gas utility company safety standards and such inspectors shall provide an annual report to the commissioners, the attorney general and the joint committee on telecommunication, utilities and energy; and provided further, that the cost of the gas safety inspectors, including associated fringe benefit costs, shall be assessed to gas utility companies under the jurisdictional control of the department
8,701,998
2100-0013 Transportation Oversight Division
For the operation of the transportation oversight division
359,524
2100-0016 Steam Distribution Oversight
For the department of public utilities to regulate steam distribution companies; provided, that notwithstanding section 18A of chapter 25 of the General Laws, the assessments levied for fiscal year 2014 shall be made at a rate sufficient to produce the amount expended from this item and the cost of associated fringe benefits for personnel paid from this item
89,283

account description amount
Retained Revenues
2100-0014 Energy Facilities Siting Board Retained Revenue
For the department of public utilities, which may expend for the operation of the energy facilities siting board an amount not to exceed $75,000 from application fees collected in fiscal year 2014 and prior fiscal years from utility companies
75,000
2100-0015 Unified Carrier Registration Retained Revenue
For the department of public utilities, which may expend for the operation of the transportation oversight division an amount not to exceed $2,300,000 from unified carrier registration fees collected in fiscal year 2014 and prior fiscal years from motor carrier companies
2,300,000

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 1,006,074
7006-9002 Pipeline Security
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Pipeline Security
1,006,074

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