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Budget Summary FY2017

Department of Fire Services
Data Current as of:  8/9/2016





FISCAL YEAR 2017 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2017
Conference
FY2017
Vetoes
FY2017
Overrides
FY2017
GAA
Department of Fire Services Administration 24,308 -2,420 2,420 24,308
Department of Fire Services Retained Revenue 9 0 0 9
TOTAL    24,317 -2,420 2,420 24,317

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DEPARTMENT OF FIRE SERVICES 24,336,881
Direct Appropriations
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 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, the On-Site Academy, the Massachusetts firefighting academy, other 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 the amount allocated for hazardous material response teams in item 8324-0000 of section 2 of chapter 182 of the acts of 2008 shall be allocated to each program in fiscal year 2017 and shall not be reduced by more than 57 per cent; provided further the Boston Fire Department Training Academy shall also be allocated an additional $500,000 in addition to any amounts in the item; 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; 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; provided further, that $200,000 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 not less than $15,000 shall be expended for the Stoneham fire department for the purpose of updating their uniform sanitizing equipment and machinery; provided further, that not less than $104,000 shall be expended to the town of Needham fire department for safety equipment; provided further, that not less than $90,000 shall be allocated to the fire department of the city of Tewksbury for municipal improvements to cover the cost of responding to Tewksbury State Hospital; provided further, that $50,000 shall be provided for the hazardous materials response team of the fire department of the city of Quincy; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Fire Chiefs' Association of Plymouth County, Inc. to develop and upgrade the emergency radio communications system in Plymouth county; provided further, that $100,000 shall be allocated by the department for the Fire Chiefs Association of Barnstable County to provide equipment and training support at the Barnstable County Fire and Rescue Training Academy; provided further, that $100,000 shall be allocated by the department 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 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 2017; provided further, that not less than $35,000 shall be expended to the fire department in the town of Millis for the purchase of a self-contained breathing apparatus fill station; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended to the fire department in the town of Plainville for safety equipment; provided further, that not less than $10,000 shall be expended to the fire department of the town of Wrentham for the purchase of vehicle extraction devices; provided further, that $1,200,000 shall be allocated by the department for the Student Awareness Fire Education program; provided further, that the amount allocated for critical incident stress intervention programs and fire department training academies in said item 8324-0000 of section 2 of chapter 182 of the acts of 2008 shall be allocated to each program in fiscal year 2017; provided further, that not less than $10,000 shall be expended for the city of Holyoke to purchase or offset the cost of purchasing naloxone; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be allocated to On-Site Academy to provide training and treatment programs for correction officers for critical incident stress management; provided further, that not less than $65,000 shall be expended to the Franklin Fire Department for safety equipment; and provided further, that not less than $4,600 shall be expended to the Chelsea Fire Investigation Unit for safety equipment
24,308,381

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Retained Revenues
8324-0304 Department of Fire Services Retained Revenue
For the department of fire services; provided, that the department may expend for enforcement and training not more than $8,500 from revenue generated under chapter 148A of the General Laws; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system
8,500

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Federal Grant Spending 20,000
8324-1505 National Fire Academy State Fire Training Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, United States Fire Administration State Fire Training Program
20,000

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