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CPAT Trust

SECTION 14.   Said chapter 7, is hereby amended by inserting after section 4F the following section:-

Section 4F 1/2. There shall be established and set up a separate account, to be known as the Commonwealth Performance, Accountability and Transparency Trust, in this section called the trust. The secretary of administration and finance shall expend funds in the trust without further appropriation to support the purposes of the office of commonwealth performance, accountability and transparency, established by subsection (e) of section 4A. The comptroller shall annually transfer to the trust, from the indirect costs charged under section 5D of chapter 29, an amount determined by the secretary for these purposes, not exceeding $500,000 plus the one-time costs of any technology as determined by the secretary.