Comptroller Fiscal Year Memo Letter Head

April 30, 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 third quarter of FY2014, a total of $1,063,437 was spent in prior year deficiencies for 26 departments.  Of that, $977,478 was incurred in accounts that had sufficient funds and $85,959 was from accounts that had insufficient funds.

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



Martin J. Benison


enc. Report pdf format of paid prior year attch q3
file size 5MB

cc:        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

            Ashley Groffenberger, Budget Director, House Ways and Means Committee

            Emme Schultz, Budget Director, Administration and Finance