Comptroller Fiscal Year Memo Letter Head

January 20, 2014

Honorable Brian S. Dempsey, Chair
House Committee on Ways and Means
State House – Room 243
Boston, MA  02133

Dear Representative Dempsey:

As required by 1599-2040 of Section 2B Chapter 38 of the Acts of 2013, 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 FY2014 funds.

Through the second quarter of FY2014, a total of $611,547 was spent in prior year deficiencies for 17 departments.  Of that, $555,147 was incurred in accounts that had sufficient funds and $56,400 was from accounts that had insufficient funds.

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


Martin J. Benison


enc.   Paid Prior Year Deficiency Report Through the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2014  pdf format of FY2014 Q2

Stephen M. Brewer, Chair, Senate 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 Shultz, Budget Director, Administration and Finance