Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2013

Governor's Budget Recommendation FY 2013

8000-0600 - Executive Office of Public Safety

Account Description FY 2012
FY 2013
House 2
8000-0600 Executive Office of Public Safety
For the office of the secretary, including the administration of the office of grants and research and the highway safety division, to provide matching funds for a federal planning and administration grant pursuant to 23 U.S.C. section 402; provided, that local police departments, sheriff departments, the department of state police, the department of correction and other state agencies, authorities and educational institutions with law enforcement functions as determined by the secretary that receive funds for the cost of replacement of bulletproof vests through the office of the secretary may expend without further appropriation such funds to purchase additional vests in the fiscal year in which they receive the reimbursements; provided further, that the office of the secretary shall, in consultation with the Massachusetts sheriffs' association, develop a report on recidivism rates for all pretrial, county sentenced and state sentenced inmates utilizing data provided by the department of correction and sheriff departments; provided further, that funds under this items may be expended by office of the secretary to facilitate the sheriffs, in consultation with the Massachusetts sheriffs' association, in determining a standardized definition of recidivism for Massachusetts sheriffs and analyzing relevant data to provide above required recidivism reporting; provided further, that the department shall submit these reports to the executive office for administration and finance, the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on public safety, on a quarterly basis starting October 1, 2012, due no later than 30 days after the last day of each quarter; and provided further, that funds shall be expended to support the functions of the office of performance management in carrying out the executive order known as "Improving the Performance of State Government by Implementing a Comprehensive Strategic Planning and Performance Management Framework in the Executive Departments"
2,205,427 2,447,969

Increased funding to meet projected need.


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