(A) Chapter 6A of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 4 the following section:-
Section 4A. Each secretary shall develop a strategic plan and establish an office of performance management to execute that plan as part of implementing a performance management program for the agencies within the executive office. Through the implementation of strategic plans, each office of performance management shall define missions, establish measurable program goals, establish strategies for achieving those goals, measure program performance against those goals and relate them to budget development. Each secretary shall report annually to the office of commonwealth performance, accountability and transparency on progress to implement strategies and improve the effectiveness of the programs offered by the agencies within the executive office.
(B) Clause (1) of paragraph (e) of section 4A of chapter 7 of the General Laws, inserted by section 12 of chapter 68 of the acts of 2011, is hereby amended by adding the following words:- coordinating and establishing guidelines for the performance management activities of executive offices under section 4A of chapter 6A.
This section requires each Secretary to develop a strategic plan and establish an office of performance management to execute the plan as part of a performance management program for the agencies within the Secretary's executive office.