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Budget Summary FY2018

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45161000 - State Laboratory and Communicable Disease Control Services
Data Current as of:  12/6/2017

Account Description FY2017
4516-1000 State Laboratory and Communicable Disease Control Services
For the operation of the bureau of infectious diseases and laboratory sciences, including the division of sexually transmitted disease prevention and the Massachusetts state public health laboratory; provided, that funds shall be expended for an eastern encephalitis testing program and for tuberculosis testing and treatment services; provided further, that the department of public health shall ensure that vendors delivering tuberculosis clinical services and treatment shall seek third-party reimbursement for these services; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for a statewide tickborne disease prevention campaign to educate the public and medical providers on best practices in prevention, diagnosis and treatment; and provided further, that no funds appropriated in this item shall be expended for administrative, space or energy expenses of the department not directly related to personnel or programs funded in this item
11,220,764 12,332,648

Veto Explanation:   I am reducing this item to the amount projected to be necessary.