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Budget Summary FY2017

81001001 - Department of State Police
Data Current as of:  8/9/2016





Account Description FY2016
Spending
FY2017
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 less than 40 officers shall 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 for the motor carrier safety assistance program; provided further, that not less than 5 officers shall be provided to the disabled persons protection commission to investigate cases of criminal abuse; 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 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; provided further, that there shall be an investigation and study of traffic details worked by the department of state police in calendar year 2016, 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; provided further, that the department shall submit the results of said investigation and study to the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than January 31, 2017; provided further, that the department shall execute a service contract with University of Massasachusetts Memorial emergency medical services for not more than $60,000 for emergency and tactical medical support services; provided further, that not less than $1,030,000 shall be expended for the payroll costs of state police-directed patrols; provided further, that not less than $30,000 shall be expended for Troop A to conduct mounted, directed patrols throughout Revere beach, the Lynn Fells and the Middlesex Fells Reservation Park, along with other identified areas; provided further, that subject to appropriation, communities that received funds for directed patrols in fiscal year 2008 shall receive an equal disbursement of funds in proportion to the current appropriation in fiscal year 2017; provided further, that funds shall be expended for directed patrols at Constitution Beach in East Boston; and 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

262,335,460 284,896,142

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.