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Budget Summary FY2018

45131130 - Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention and Treatment
Data Current as of:  11/30/2017





Account Description FY2017
Spending
FY2018
GAA
4513-1130 Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention and Treatment
For domestic violence and sexual assault prevention and survivor services, including: (i) intimate partner abuse education, formerly the batterers' intervention services; (ii) services for immigrants and refugees; (iii) rape crisis center survivor services and prevention; and (iv) 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 2018; provided further, that not less than $20,000 shall be expended to Delamano, Inc. in Lawrence toward community outreach on domestic violence; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be allocated for the Katie Brown Educational Program, Inc. for a pilot instructional initiative, the Train the Trainer program, to train educators and increase the number of students in the southeastern region of the commonwealth who acquire invaluable knowledge about the prevention of relationship violence; and 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

30,422,531 31,355,559

Veto Explanation:   I am striking language which earmarks funding for a program not recommended, and I am reducing this item to an amount consistent with my House 1 recommendation.