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Budget Summary FY2016

81001001 - Department of State Police
Data Current as of:  8/19/2015





Account Description FY2015
Spending
FY2016
GAA
8100-1001 Department of State Police
For the administration and operation of the department of state police; provided, that the department shall expend funds from this item to maximize federal grants for the operation of a counter-terrorism unit and the payment of overtime for state police officers; provided further, that the department shall maintain the division of field services which shall include, but not be limited to, the bureau of metropolitan district operations; provided further, that not fewer than 40 officers may be provided to the department of conservation and recreation to patrol the watershed property of the department of conservation and recreation; provided further, that the department shall enter into an interagency agreement with the department of conservation and recreation to provide police coverage on department properties and parkways; provided further, that funds shall be expended from this item for the administration and operation of an automated fingerprint identification system and the motor carrier safety assistance program; provided further, that the department shall execute a service contract with UMass Memorial emergency medical services for not more than $60,000 for emergency and tactical medical support services and shall allocate not less than $20,000 for emergency and tactical supplies and equipment for use by the UMass Memorial emergency medical services staff in performing the services; provided further, that not fewer than 5 officers shall be provided to the disabled persons protection commission to investigate cases of criminal abuse; provided further, that not less than $1,000,000 shall be expended for the payroll costs of the state police directed patrols; provided further, that subject to appropriation communities receiving funds for directed patrols in fiscal year 2008 shall receive an equal disbursement of funds in proportion to the current appropriation in fiscal year 2016; provided further, that funds shall be expended for directed patrols at Constitution Beach in East Boston; provided further, that not less than $90,000 shall be expended for additional patrols for the summer season at Wollaston Beach and Furnace Brook Parkway in the city of Quincy; provided further, that the creation of a new, or an expansion of the existing, statewide communications network shall include the office of law enforcement in the executive office of energy and environmental affairs at no cost to, or compensation from, that office; provided further, that there shall be a study submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than January 29, 2016 on traffic details worked by the department of state police, including troops A, B, C, D, E, F and H, over the last year, which shall detail, on a monthly basis: the total number of hours worked on traffic details by state police officers; the total amount paid to state police officers for traffic details; the standard hourly rates for traffic details done by state police officers; and the city or town in which traffic details are performed by state police officers; and provided further, that the department may expend funds from this item for the administration of budgetary, procurement, fiscal, human resources, payroll and other administrative services of the office of the chief medical examiner, the municipal police training committee and the criminal justice information services

270,509,501 268,879,501

Veto Explanation:   I am striking language which earmarks funding for programs not recommended, and I am reducing this item to the amount projected to be necessary.