Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2009

Governor's Budget Recommendation FY 2009

8324-0000 - Department of Fire Services Administration




Account Description FY2008
GAA
FY2009
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, 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 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, and the Massachusetts firefighting academy 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 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; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, funds scheduled in the PP object class, under section 27 of chapter 29 of the General Laws for this item in fiscal year 2009 shall not be transferred to any other object class; 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 the expenses of the board of fire prevention regulations, under section 4 of chapter 22D of the General Laws, shall be paid from this item; and provided further, that the expenses of the fire safety commission shall be paid from this item
14,557,596 22,387,299

Increased funding to support program operations.

 
 
Earmarks

EARMARK DESCRIPTION

City / Town
FY09
House 2
Critical incident stress intervention for the fire department Statewide100,000
Hazardous Response Team Statewide1,296,000


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