July 18, 2013
Honorable Stephen M. Brewer, Chair
Senate Committee on Ways and Means
State House – Room 212
Boston, MA 02133
Dear Senator Brewer:
As required by 1599-2040 of Section 2B Chapter 139 of the Acts of 2012, 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 FY2013 funds.
Through the fourth quarter of FY2013, a total of $2,202,142 was spent in prior year deficiencies for 25 departments. Of that, $1,551,266 was incurred in accounts that had sufficient funds and $650,876 was from accounts that had insufficient funds.
Please let me know if you have any questions or need anything further.
Martin J. Benison
Brian S. Dempsey, Chair, House Committee on Ways and Means
Glen Shor, Secretary, Executive Office for Administration and Finance
Doug Howgate, Budget Director, Senate Ways and Means Committee
Samuel Goldhar, Budget Director, House Ways and Means Committee
Emme Schultz, Budget Director, Administration and Finance