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Budget Summary FY2018

83240000 - Department of Fire Services Administration
Data Current as of:  7/20/2017





Account Description FY2017
Spending
FY2018
GAA
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 nonmunicipal fire training and expenses of the council; provided, that the fire training program shall use the split days option; provided further, that not more than 10 per cent of the amount designated for the arson prevention program shall be expended for the administrative cost of the program; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, 100 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item for the operation of the hazardous materials emergency response program and the associated fringe benefits costs of personnel paid from this item for these purposes shall be assessed upon insurance companies writing commercial multiple peril, nonliability portion policies on property 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 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 2018 and shall not be reduced by more than 57 per cent; provided further, that $100,000 shall be allocated by the department for critical incident stress management; provided further, that $400,000 shall be allocated by the department for On-Site Academy for critical incident stress management services; provided further, that $200,000 shall be allocated by the department for On-Site Academy to provide training and treatment programs for correction officers for critical incident stress management; provided further, that the amount allocated for fire department training academies in said item 8324-0000 of said section 2 of said chapter 182 shall be allocated to each program in fiscal year 2018; provided further, that the amount allocated for the Norfolk county regional fire and rescue dispatch center in item 8324-0000 of said section 2 of said chapter 182 shall be allocated in fiscal year 2018; provided further, that $1,200,000 shall be allocated by the department for the student awareness fire education program; provided further, that not less than $90,000 shall be allocated to the fire department in the city of Tewksbury for municipal improvements to cover the cost of responding to Tewksbury state hospital; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Barnstable County Fire and Rescue Training Academy; provided further, that not less than $40,000 shall be expended for the fire department of the city of Lynn to update the department's uniform sanitizing equipment and machinery; provided further, that $50,000 shall be provided for the city of Quincy's fire department hazardous materials response team; 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; and provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended to the town of Millis for improvements to the wiring and communications abilities of the police and fire departments of the town

24,308,381 21,711,413

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.