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Budget Summary FY2017

03402100 - District Attorneys Association
Data Current as of:  8/9/2016





Account Description FY2016
Spending
FY2017
GAA
0340-2100 District Attorneys Association
For the operation of the Massachusetts District Attorneys Association, including the implementation and related expenses of the district attorneys' offices automation and case management and tracking system; provided, that expenses associated with the system may be charged directly to this item; provided further, that no expenditures shall be made on or after the effective date of this item which would cause the Commonwealth's obligation for the purposes of this item to exceed the amount appropriated in this item; provided further, that the association shall work in conjunction with the disabled persons protection commission and the 11 district attorneys' offices to prepare a report that shall include, but not be limited to: (a) the number of abuse cases that are referred to each district attorney's office for further investigation; (b) the number of those referrals resulting in the filing of criminal charges, delineated by type of charge; (c) the number of cases referred to each district attorney's office that remain open as of the date for submission of the report; and (d) the number of cases that resulted in a criminal prosecution and the disposition of each such prosecution; provided further, that the report shall be submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the clerks of the house of representatives and the senate no later than March 10, 2017; provided further, that the Massachusetts District Attorneys Association shall work in conjunction with the 11 district attorneys' offices to prepare and submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the clerks of the house of representatives and senate no later than March 1, 2017, detailing by district for calendar year 2016 the following: (i) the number of criminal cases initiated by arraignment; (ii) the number of criminal cases disposed; and (iii) the number of criminal cases actively managed during the year; provided further, that the report shall separately identify the number of criminal cases initiated by arraignment, the number of cases disposed, and the number of cases under active management where the case includes charges for drug offenses under chapter 94C of the General Laws, motor vehicle charges under chapter 90 of the General Laws or firearm offenses under chapter 140 of the General Laws; provided further, that the association shall provide the 11 district attorneys' offices with an agreed upon template for the report to be filled out; provided further, that the association shall work together with the 11 district attorneys' offices to submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the clerks of the house of representatives and the senate no later than January 27, 2017, detailing the total number and use of private attorneys participating in any volunteer prosecutor program; provided further, that the report shall include, but not be limited to: (1) the total number of personnel from private law firms participating in the program at each of the 11 district attorneys' offices; (2) the name and address of the law firms; (3) the duties performed by the personnel; and (4) the benefits and cost savings associated with the program; and provided further, that each district attorney shall notify the house and senate committees on ways and means at least 30 days before transferring any funds from the AA object class of each district attorney's administrative line item and means of its intention to make that transfer
1,941,692 1,941,693

Veto Explanation:   I am reducing this item to the amount projected to be necessary.