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Budget Summary FY2017

45131130 - Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention and Treatment
Data Current as of:  8/9/2016





Account Description FY2016
Spending
FY2017
GAA
4513-1130 Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention and Treatment
For domestic violence and sexual assault prevention and survivor services, including: intimate partner abuse education, formerly the batterers' intervention services; services for immigrants and refugees; rape crisis center survivor services and prevention; and intervention services and crisis housing for sexual violence and intimate partner violence in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning communities; provided, that funds shall be expended for rape prevention and victim services, including the statewide Spanish language hotline, community-based domestic violence response, emergency and transitional residential services for sexual and domestic violence victims and their children, and supervised visitation and trauma services for children who witness violence and targeted services for department of children and families involved families; provided further, that the department of public health shall ensure that there shall not be a disruption in survivor services and violence prevention activities or a negative impact on program functioning during fiscal year 2017; provided further, that not later than January 30, 2017, the department of public health shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the status of consolidation of services including: a) types of services provided; b) the number of individuals served; and c) the level of funding allocated to each provider; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for The Women's Center in the city of New Bedford to provide domestic violence and sexual assault prevention, education and counseling programs; provided further, that no less than $75,000 be allocated for the Katie Brown Educational Program for a pilot instructional initiative, the Train the Trainer program, to train educators and increase the number of Southeastern Massachusetts students who acquire invaluable knowledge about the prevention of relationship violence; provided further, that $150,000 be expended for the operation of the Portal to Hope servicing Everett, Malden & Medford; provided further, that $75,000 be expended for the operation of the Portal to Hope servicing Everett, Malden & Medford; provided further, further that not less than $10,000 shall be expended to Delamano, Inc. in Lawrence towards community outreach on domestic violence; and provided further, that funds shall be expended for the public health model of community engagement

6,479,446 30,907,153

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