|8000-0600||Executive Office of Public Safety
For the office of the secretary, including the highway safety bureau, to provide matching funds for a federal planning and administration grant under 23 U.S.C. section 402 and the costs associated with the implementation of chapter 228 of the acts of 2000; provided, that local police departments, sheriff departments, the department of state police, the department of correction and other state agencies, authorities and educational institutions with law enforcement functions as determined by the secretary that receive funds for the cost of replacement of bulletproof vests through the office of the secretary may expend without further appropriation such funds to purchase additional vests in the fiscal year in which they receive the reimbursements; and provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended to the town of Braintree for public safety improvements
Veto Explanation: I am striking language which earmarks funding for a program not recommended. The reduction in the item incorporates the amount of the stricken earmarked funds.