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 2 Chapter 131 of the Acts of 2010, the Office of the Comptroller is submitting this second quarter BFY 2011, as of December 31, 2010, report on “Settlements and Judgments” to the House and Senate Committees on Ways and Means.

The attached report contains information regarding payments, by department, of settlements and judgments from appropriation account 1599-3384.

The total spent during the second quarter of BFY 2011, from 1599-3384, was $1,492,205.

In summary:  

In BFY 2011, $9,000,000 was appropriated to the settlement and judgment account (1599-3384).  A total of $1,946,023 was spent during the first and second quarters.

Total Amount Available FY 2011$      9,000,000
Expended in the First Quarter     (453,818)
Expended in the Second Quarter  (1,492,205)
3/31/2011 Balance$      7,053,977

As of the date of this letter, $6,990,184 remains in account 1599-3384.

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


Martin J. Benison


Enc.    FY2011 Q2 xls format of qtr_2_s_j_2011_attch.xls
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