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Budget Summary FY2016

83240000 - Department of Fire Services Administration
Data Current as of:  8/19/2015





Account Description FY2015
Spending
FY2016
GAA
8324-0000 Department of Fire Services Administration
For the administration of the department of fire services, including the office of the state fire marshal, the hazardous materials emergency response program, the board of fire prevention regulations established in section 4 of chapter 22D of the General Laws, the expenses of the fire safety commission and the Massachusetts firefighting academy, including the Massachusetts fire training council certification program, municipal and non-municipal fire training and expenses of the council; provided, that the fire training program shall use the split days option; provided further, that $1,200,000 shall be allocated by the department for the Student Awareness Fire Education program; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Fire Chiefs Association of Bristol County to develop, upgrade and maintain the emergency radio communications system in Bristol county and to provide equipment and training support to the regional technical rescue team in Bristol county; provided further, that $200,000 shall be allocated to the On-Site Academy to provide training and treatment programs for correction officers from the department of correction for critical incident stress management; provided further, that $50,000 shall be provided for the city of Quincy fire department hazardous material response team; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Fire Chiefs' Association of Plymouth county to develop and upgrade the emergency radio communications system in Plymouth county; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended to the fire department in the city known as the town of Weymouth for the purchase and upgrade of equipment; provided further, that not less than $90,000 shall be allocated to the fire department in the city of Tewksbury for municipal improvements to cover the cost of responding to Tewksbury State Hospital; provided further, that the amount allocated for the Norfolk County Regional Fire and Rescue Dispatch Center in item 8324-0000 of section 2 of chapter 182 of the acts of 2008 shall be allocated in fiscal year 2016; provided further, that the amount allocated for critical incident stress intervention programs and fire department training academies in said item 8324-0000 of said section 2 of said chapter 182 shall be allocated to each program in fiscal year 2016; provided further, that $400,000 shall be allocated to On-Site Academy to provide training and treatment programs for emergency personnel for critical incident stress management or substance abuse; provided further, that $30,000 shall be provided for the Hopedale fire department hazardous materials response team; provided further, that the amount allocated for hazardous material response teams in said item 8324-0000 of said section 2 of said chapter 182 shall be allocated to each program in fiscal year 2016 and shall not be reduced by more than 57 per cent; provided further, that 100 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item for the administration of the department of fire services, the office of the state fire marshal, critical incident stress programs, On-Site Academy, the Massachusetts and fire department training academies, the regional dispatch centers, the radio and dispatch center improvements and the associated fringe benefit costs of personnel paid from this item for these purposes shall be assessed upon insurance companies writing fire, homeowners' multiple peril or commercial multiple peril policies on property situated in the commonwealth and paid within 30 days after receipt of notice of the assessment from the commissioner of insurance; provided further, that 100 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item for hazardous material response shall be assessed upon insurance companies writing commercial multiple peril, nonliability portion policies situated in the commonwealth and commercial auto liability policies as referenced in line 5.1 and line 19.4, respectively, in the most recent annual statement on file with the commissioner of insurance; and provided further, that not more than 10 per cent of the amount designated for the arson prevention program shall be expended for the administrative costs of the program

21,428,873 23,420,065

Veto Explanation:   I am striking language which earmarks funding for programs not recommended. The reduction in the item incorporates the amount of the stricken earmarked funds.