January 21, 2011

Honorable Charles A. Murphy, Chair
House Committee on Ways and Means
State House – Room 243
Boston, MA  02133

Dear Representative Murphy:

As required by Section 2B Chapter 131 of the Acts of 2010, the Office of the Comptroller is submitting this report on Prior Year Deficiencies to the House and Senate Committees on Ways and Means.

The attached Paid Prior Year Deficiency Report contains information regarding payment of prior year deficiencies through chargebacks to FY 2011 funds.

Through the second quarter of FY 2011, a total of $3,455,058 was spent in prior year deficiencies for 17 departments.  Of that, $295,449 was from accounts that had sufficient funds and $3,159,609 was from accounts that had insufficient funds.

Please let me know if you have any questions or need anything further.


Martin J. Benison


Enc.     Attachment pdf format of fy11_qtr2_letter_attch.pdf

CC:   Stephen M. Brewer, Chair, Senate Committee on Ways and Means
          Jay Gonzalez, Secretary, Executive Office for Administration and Finance
          Doug Howgate, Budget Director, Senate Ways and Means Committee
          Jeita Phillips, Budget Director, House Ways and Means Committee
          Michael Esmond, Budget Director, Administration and Finance