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Budget Summary FY2016

70070952 - Commonwealth Zoological Corporation
Data Current as of:  8/19/2015





Account Description FY2015
Spending
FY2016
GAA
7007-0952 Commonwealth Zoological Corporation
For the operation of the Commonwealth Zoological Corporation established under chapter 92B of the General Laws; provided, that funds appropriated in this item shall be expended to promote private fundraising, achieve self-sufficiency and serve as a catalyst for urban economic development and job opportunities for local residents; provided further, that the corporation shall take all steps necessary to increase the amount of private funding available for the operation of the zoos; provided further, that funding in this item shall not be transferred through interdepartmental service agreements; provided further, that the corporation shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than February 1, 2016 on the status of, and amounts collected from, the private fundraising and enhanced revenue efforts identified in the draft Massachusetts zoos business and operations plan dated December 1996; and provided further, that funds may be expended on a matching program to encourage private and corporate donations to support the Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo
                Massachusetts Tourism Fund ............... 100%
3,550,000 4,900,000

Veto Explanation:   I am reducing this item to an amount consistent with my House 1 recommendation.