Governor Charles D. Baker's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2016

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4518-0200 - Vital Records Research Cancer and Community Data

Account Description FY 2015
FY 2016
House 1
4518-0200 Vital Records Research Cancer and Community Data
For the department of public health, which may expend not more than $382,664 generated by fees collected from the following services provided at the registry of vital records and statistics: amendments of vital records, requests for vital records not issued in person at the registry and research requests performed by registry staff at the registry; provided, that revenues so collected may be used for all program costs, including the compensation of employees; provided further, that the registrar of vital records and statistics shall exempt from payment of a fee any person requesting a copy of a birth certificate for the purpose of establishing eligibility for Medicaid; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lesser of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate, as reported in the state accounting system
683,545 382,664

Reduced funding to meet projected need due to reform.


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