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Budget Summary FY2018

03300613 - CSG Reserve
Data Current as of:  7/20/2017





Account Description FY2017
Spending
FY2018
GAA
0330-0613 CSG Reserve
For the implementation of the recommendations set forth by the Council of State Governments Justice Center-Massachusetts Criminal Justice Review including, but not limited to, the establishment of new programs and expansion of existing programs targeted at recidivism reduction; provided, that the trial court shall transfer funds to other agencies and departments of the commonwealth as outlined in this item; provided further, that if no agency or department is specifically designated to receive such funding, the trial court administrator shall distribute funding based on the recommendations of the Council of State Governments Justice Center-Massachusetts Criminal Justice Review; provided further, that the trial court administrator shall notify the house and senate committees on ways and means not less than 15 days before any such transfer is made from this item to other state agencies and departments, delineated by line item; provided further, that the department of correction shall expend not less than $637,500 to expand recidivism reduction programming; provided further, that the department of correction shall report participation, completion and recidivism rates to the executive office of public safety and security, the executive office for administration and finance, the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on the judiciary not later than June 1, 2018; provided further, that the department shall provide updated annual reports not later than March 1 of each subsequent year; provided further, that such annual reporting shall be delineated by gender and include descriptions of new programs offered to women as a result of these funds; provided further, that not less than $345,000 shall be expended to establish program expansion grants administered by the executive office of public safety and security to support the expansion of evidence-based cognitive behavioral programs in county houses of correction and jails; provided further, that the secretary of public safety and security shall award grants on a competitive basis and applicants shall provide a plan for ensuring that proposed programs shall be implemented with fidelity to a research-based or evidence-based program design or, if there is no existing research supporting the proposed program, applicants shall describe in detail how the program will be evaluated with sufficient rigor to add to existing research; provided further, that county sheriffs' offices that receive grant funding shall report participation, completion and recidivism rates annually to the executive office of public safety and security; provided further, that such annual reporting shall be delineated by gender and include descriptions of new programs offered to women as a result of these funds; provided further, that copies of said reports shall be provided to the executive office for administration and finance, the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on the judiciary not later than June 1, 2018; provided further, that the department shall provide updated annual reports not later than March 1 of each subsequent year; provided further, that not less than $130,000 shall be expended to develop and implement a program to improve collaboration between the department of correction and the parole board to reduce delays in the release of paroled inmates; provided further, that the department of correction and the parole board shall submit a joint report to the executive office for administration and finance, the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on the judiciary not later than June 1, 2018 detailing: (i) the implementation process; (ii) the number of inmates who experienced delayed release in fiscal year 2018 compared to prior fiscal years; and (iii) the average length of delays in fiscal year 2018 compared to prior fiscal years; provided further, that the department of correction and the parole board shall provide updated annual reports not later than March 1 of each subsequent year; provided further, that not less than $130,000 shall be expended to evaluate the caseload of parole and probation officers, hire new officers accordingly and expand programs and services at community corrections centers; provided further, that not less than $637,500 shall be expended for the development of a transitional youth early intervention probation pilot program to be administered by the commissioner of probation; provided further, that not less than $45,000 shall be expended to improve case management and data tracking capacity in the office of the commissioner of probation; provided further, that not less than $1,075,000 shall be expended in conjunction with the executive office of health and human services to develop and implement a behavioral health strategy, including statewide capacity to track the utilization of behavioral health care services and behavioral health outcomes for persons in the criminal justice system within the Medicaid management information system; and provided further, that the funds appropriated in this item in fiscal year 2018 shall not revert but shall be made available for these purposes through June 30, 2019
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