87000001 - Military Division

Account Description FY2017
8700-0001 Military Division
For the operation of the military division, including the offices of the adjutant general and state quartermaster, the operation of the armories, the Camp Curtis Guild rifle range and certain national guard aviation facilities; provided, that notwithstanding chapter 30 of the General Laws, certain military personnel in the military division may be paid salaries according to military pay grades; provided further, that the division may expend funds appropriated in this item for the administration of budgetary, procurement, fiscal, human resources, payroll and other administrative services; provided further, that the adjutant general shall maintain a roster of Massachusetts veterans as directed by section 15 of chapter 33 of the General Laws; and provided further, that not less than $35,000 shall be expended for the Massachusetts Veterans Oral History Project to be conducted by Home of the Brave, Inc., in conjunction with the Massachusetts National Guard Museum and Archives

9,622,948 9,691,590

Veto Explanation:   I am striking language which earmarks funding for a program not recommended, and I am reducing this item to the amount projected to be necessary.