December 31, 2009

Honorable Charles A. Murphy, Chair
House Committee on Ways and Means

Honorable Steven C. Panagiotakos, Chair
Senate Committee on Ways and Means

Secretary Jay Gonzalez
Executive Office for Administration and Finance

Honorable Martha Coakley
Attorney General

Dear Sirs and Madam:

As required by Chapter 29 §2TT of the Mass. General Laws, the Office of the Comptroller is submitting this report on the Liability Management & Reduction Fund to the House and Senate Committees on Ways & Means, the Secretary of Administration & Finance, and the Attorney General.

This report contains the Fund’s financial statement for FY 2009 ( see attachment 1 pdf format of 2009_lmrf_sbfr.pdf file size 1MB ) as published in the audited Commonwealth Statutory Based Financial Report. Revenues consist of interest income from investments, categorized as miscellaneous revenue and departmental premiums, derived from each department’s five-year average for tort payments and litigation costs from FY 2004 through FY 2008, ( see attachment 2 xls format of summary_2009_lmrf.xls ).

If you have any questions regarding this information, please call Kathy Sheppard at (617) 973-2666.

Sincerely,

Martin J. Benison
Comptroller

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LMRF Financial Statement pdf format of 2009_lmrf_sbfr.pdf file size 1MB
Premium Payments for FY09 xls format of summary_2009_lmrf.xls
cc: Peter Sacks, AGO Deputy Chief, Government Bureau
Jessica Crotty, Budget Director, Senate Ways and Means Committee
Jeita Phillips, Budget Director, House Ways and Means Committee