Comptroller letterhead


April 25, 2017

Honorable Karen E. Spilka, Chair
Senate Committee on Ways and Means
State House – Room 212
Boston, MA  02133

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

Dear Senator Spilka and Representative Dempsey:

As required by Section 2 Chapter 133 of the Acts of 2016, the Office of the Comptroller is submitting the third quarter BFY2017, as of  March 31, 2017, 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.

In BFY2017, $2,000,000 was appropriated to the settlement and judgment account (1599-3384).  Supplemental budget c5 s2 was enacted on 3/28/17 for an additional $6,000,000.  A total of $1,009,513 was spent during the third quarter.  In summary: 

Total Amount Available FY2017      $  8,000,000   
Expended in Previous Quarters

   (1,637,581)                            

Expended in the Third Quarter

   (1,009,513)                           

03/31/2017 Balance

$    5,352,906

As of the date of this letter for FY17, $2,095,670.76 remains in account 1599-3384.

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

Sincerely,
Thomas G. Shack III, Esq.
Comptroller of the Commonwealth

Enc xls format of FY2017 Third Quarter attch
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cc:          Kristen Lepore, Secretary, Executive Office for Administration and Finance

               Adriana Campos, Budget Director, Senate Ways and Means Committee

               Justin Sterritt, Budget Director, House Ways and Means Committee

               Catharine Hornby, Assistant Secretary for Budget, Administration and Finance