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Budget Summary FY2018

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03391001 - Commissioner of Probation
Data Current as of:  12/6/2017

Account Description FY2017
0339-1001 Commissioner of Probation
For the office of the commissioner of probation; provided, that the office shall enter into an interagency service agreement with the department of revenue to verify income data and to use the department's wage reporting and bank match system for weekly tape-matching to determine an individual's eligibility for appointment of indigent counsel, as provided in chapter 211D of the General Laws; provided further, that funds may be expended for increased lab-based testing, oral toxicology tests and new urine tests to detect additional substances; provided further, that funds shall be used for the ongoing development and implementation of the validated risk assessment tool to inform pre-adjudication decision-making with regard to detention, release on personal recognizance or release under conditions of criminal defendants before the adult trial court; provided further, that a report shall be submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than November 1, 2017 that shall include, but not be limited to: (i) the status of the validated risk assessment tool; (ii) any efforts to implement the risk assessment tool in the courts; and (iii) further goals to expand the use of the risk assessment tool; provided further, that funds from this item shall be expended for the costs associated with the full implementation of chapter 303 of the acts of 2006 and chapter 418 of the acts of 2006 to ensure effective supervision of probationers who are monitored through global positioning system bracelets; provided further, that not less than $550,000 shall be expended to hire associate probation officers; and provided further, that not less than $750,000 shall be expended for the implementation and administration of a new information technology system to manage probation services
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