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

Governor's Budget Recommendation FY 2013

8324-0000 - Department of Fire Services Administration




Account Description FY 2012
GAA
FY 2013
House 2
8324-0000 Department of Fire Services Administration
For the administration of the department of fire services, including the state fire marshal's office, the hazardous materials emergency response program, the board of fire prevention regulations, under 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 $1,200,000 shall be allocated by the department for Student Awareness Fire Education; provided further, that $100,000 shall be allocated by the department for Critical Incident Stress Management; provided further, that $100,000 shall be allocated by the department for Critical Incident Stress Management Residential Services; provided further, that $1,296,000 shall be allocated by the department for the commonwealth's Hazardous Material Response Teams; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, 100 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item for the administration of the department of fire services, the state fire marshal's office, the Massachusetts firefighting academy, and the associated fringe benefits 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 receiving notice of this assessment from the commissioner of insurance; 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, non-liability 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; and provided further, that no more than 10 per cent of the amount designated for the arson prevention program shall be expended for the administrative cost of the program
17,384,374 15,250,724

Decreased funding to meet projected need.

 
 


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