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Data Current as of:  8/19/2015





FISCAL YEAR 2016 BUDGET SUMMARY ($000)
ACCOUNT FY2016
Conference
FY2016
Vetoes
FY2016
Overrides
FY2016
GAA
Commission on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren 80 0 0 80
GLBT Commission 500 0 0 500
Commission on the Status of Asian Americans 50 0 0 50
Office of the Secretary of Administration and Finance 3,261 0 0 3,261
Commonwealth Performance Accountability and Transparency 389 0 0 389
Administration and Finance IT Costs 32,360 0 0 32,360
Mass Development Small Business Loan Reserve 1,100 -1,100 1,100 1,100
Caseload and Economic Forecasting Office 130 0 0 130
Municipal Regionalization and Efficiencies Incentive Reserve 13,841 -4,716 4,716 13,841
OCCS Provider Rate Increase 5,000 0 0 5,000
Early Retirement Incentive Program Salary Reserve 43,340 -5,743 0 37,597
Early Retirement Incentive Program Pension Contribution 48,749 -19,656 0 29,093
Early Retirement Incentive Program NonPayroll Costs 41,106 -16,852 0 24,254
Clean Water Trust Contract Assistance 63,709 0 0 63,709
Program Evaluation Reserve 250 0 0 250
Health Policy Commission Substance Abuse 600 -250 250 600
Travel and Tourism Promotion 700 0 0 700
Massachusetts Department of Transportation Contract Assistance 125,000 0 0 125,000
Commonwealth Infrastructure Investment Assistance Reserve 10,000 0 0 10,000
Maintenance Protocol Reserve 250 -250 0 0
Uniform Law Commission 70 -70 70 70
Health Care Cost Containment Reserve 500 -250 250 500
Health Care Cost Containment Reserve 250 0 0 250
South Essex Sewerage District Debt Service Assessment 34 0 0 34
Municipal Extreme Weather Reeserve 750 0 0 750
Massachusetts IT Center Operational Expenses 500 0 0 500
E.J. Collins Jr. Center for Public Management 750 -500 500 750
Days off Lost Settlement Reserve 7,700 0 0 7,700
Chapter 257 Reserve 30,000 0 0 30,000
Dartmouth/Bristol Community College Reserve 6,700 -1,500 0 5,200
TOTAL    437,669 -50,887 6,886 393,668

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account description amount
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE 421,687,754
Direct Appropriations
0950-0030 Commission on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
For the commission on the status of grandparents raising grandchildren
80,000
0950-0050 GLBT Commission
For the commission on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth established in section 67 of chapter 3 of the General Laws; provided, that funds shall be used to address issues related to the implementation of section 37O of chapter 71 of the General Laws
500,000
0950-0080 Commission on the Status of Asian Americans
For the commission on the status of citizens of Asian descent established in section 68 of chapter 3 of the General Laws
50,000
1100-1100 Office of the Secretary of Administration and Finance
For the office of the secretary; provided, that the secretary shall provide biannual reports, the first of which shall be submitted not later than July 31, 2015 and the second not later than February 2, 2016 to the house and senate committees on ways and means; provided further, that the reports shall summarize existing and proposed collective bargaining agreements in an electronic format which shall include the following information for each agreement: (i) the session law for the previously agreed upon collective bargaining agreement; (ii) the current agreement status; (iii) the collective bargaining unit and unit number; (iv) the full-time equivalent employees subject to the agreement by item; (v) a description of the membership of the unit; (vi) the total salary base of the most recent previous agreement; (vii) the start date and expiration date of the most recent agreement; (viii) the estimated total fiscal impact of the agreement compared to the previous agreement; and (ix) the base salary increases required by the agreement by effective time; provided further, that the executive office for administration and finance and the office of employee relations shall meet with the house and senate committees on ways and means following the submission of each report to discuss the information in the report, including any collective bargaining agreements that are set to expire over the next 12 months and the current status of negotiations; provided further, that agencies within the executive office may, with the prior approval of the secretary, streamline and improve administrative operations pursuant to interdepartmental service agreements; provided further, that the executive office shall provide quarterly reports to the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing federal grant applications submitted and federal grants received by executive branch agencies during the applicable reporting period; provided further, that the executive office for administration and finance shall coordinate with the executive office of health and human services to develop a pay-for-performance model to promote employment among recipients of programs administered or contracted by the department of transitional assistance; provided further, that the executive office may coordinate with the Social Impact Bond Technical Assistance Lab at the Harvard University Kennedy School to develop the pay-for-performance model; provided further, that the executive office shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than March 1, 2016 on efforts to develop the pay-for-performance model and on the feasibility of implementing that model in fiscal year 2017; and provided further, that $100,000 shall be expended, pursuant to section 172, for a consultant from an independent research organization to develop a funding formula for the sheriffs
3,261,202
1100-1201 Commonwealth Performance Accountability and Transparency
For supporting activities relating to accountability and transparency, including, but limited to, economic forecasting, adoption of uniform procedures across state agencies and departments and maximizing federal revenue opportunities
388,828
1100-1700 Administration and Finance IT Costs
For the provision of information technology services within the executive office for administration and finance
32,359,861
1100-6000 Mass Development Small Business Loan Reserve
For a reserve to provide loan guarantees to small businesses pursuant to section 57 of chapter 23A of the General Laws to be administered by the Massachusetts office of business development, in cooperation with the Massachusetts Business Development Corporation
1,100,000
1106-0064 Caseload and Economic Forecasting Office
For the caseload and economic forecasting office within the office of commonwealth performance, accountability and transparency; provided, that the caseload and economic forecasting office shall forecast: (i) MassHealth enrollment by group; (ii) participation in state-subsidized childcare provided through items 3000-3060, 3000-4040 and 3000-4060; (iii) participation in emergency assistance and housing programs provided through items 7004-0101 and 7004-0108; (iv) enrollment, both active member and dependent, in the group insurance commission; (v) recipients of direct benefits provided by the department of transitional assistance through items 4403-2000, 4405-2000 and 4408-1000; (vi) participation in programs provided by the department of children and families through items 4800-0038 and 4800-0041; and (vii) other related economic forecasts; provided further, that the office shall report its forecasts to the executive office for administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than January 15, 2016; and provided further, that the office shall submit updated forecasts to the executive office for administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than March 16, 2016
130,320
1599-0026 Municipal Regionalization and Efficiencies Incentive Reserve
For a reserve to support municipal improvements; provided, that not more than $2,000,000 shall be expended for an incentive program for communities and municipalities engaging in the use of best practices determined by the Community Compact Cabinet created by Executive Order No. 554 issued January 23, 2015; provided further, that not less than $3,000,000 shall be expended for a multi-year competitive grant program to provide financial support for 1-time or transition costs related to regionalization and other efficiency initiatives, with allowable applicants to include municipalities, regional school districts, school districts considering forming a regional school district or regionalizing services, regional planning agencies and councils of governments; provided further, that funds may be expended to expand programs that received funding from this item in prior fiscal years and on programs with proven replicable outcomes for municipalities; provided further, that the executive office for administration and finance shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than March 14, 2016 on: (i) results to date of grants awarded in fiscal year 2016 and in prior fiscal years; and (ii) replicable outcome measures for projects awarded to date; provided further, that $4,250,000 shall be transferred to the executive office of public safety and security for a competitive grant program for public safety and emergency staffing to be administered by that executive office; provided further, that the grants shall be awarded to communities that: (a) have populations of at least 60,000; and (b) demonstrate that their police or fire departments had an operating budget per capita of less than $200 in 2010; provided further, that grant funds under this item shall only be provided to communities that submitted qualifying applications that were approved by the executive office of public safety and security in fiscal year 2015; provided further, that not less than $500,000 shall be expended to mitigate student overcrowding in the town of Ashland; provided further, than not less than $30,000 shall be expended for the National Lancers; provided further, that each state entity administering grant funds through this item shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than February 12, 2016 detailing grants awarded through this item and the criteria used for distribution; provided further, that not less than $36,000 shall be expended from this item to purchase a refueling vehicle for the highway department of the city of Easthampton; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for a public safety grant in the city of Newburyport for additional lighting in the city of Newburyport's public parking lots; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the analysis of the failures associated with the components and installation of the sewer collection and transmission system operated by the city of Newburyport in that city and in the town of Newbury on Plum Island and the preliminary design of the means and systems necessary to correct such problems so as to promote the consistent, reliable and effective operation of such system; provided further, that nothing undertaken pursuant to this item shall preclude, impede or otherwise impair efforts to seek recompense from any parties responsible for failures of the system; provided further, that such analysis shall be completed by December 2015; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended on memorial markers in the the city known as the town of Weymouth in honor of the 5 Congressional Medal of Honor recipients from the city known as the town of Weymouth; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for the Mother Brook Arts and Community Center in the town of Dedham; provided further, that not less than $125,000 shall be expended to the town of Plymouth for revising and updating its radiological response and recovery plan; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be allocated to Andover high school to upgrade the media and technology center; provided further, that not less than $35,000 shall be allocated to Andover high school for continued renovation of the Peter Aumais baseball facility; provided further, that not less than the amount appropriated in this item in section 2 of chapter 165 of the acts of 2014 for the city of Haverhill shall be expended again in fiscal year 2016; provided further, that funds shall be expended to fund the District Local Technical Assistance Fund established in section 2XXX of chapter 29 of the General Laws, including projects that encourage regionalization, to be administered by the division of local services and distributed through the District Local Technical Assistance Fund; and provided further, that not less than $65,000 shall be expended for public safety improvements and historic renovations in the town of Millbury
13,841,000
1599-0042 OCCS Provider Rate Increase
For a reserve to the department of early education and care to be distributed to increase reimbursement rates for center-based subsidized early education and care and for salaries, benefits and stipends for professional development of early educators or programmatic quality improvements; provided, that funds appropriated in this item shall be used to increase such reimbursement rate by an equal percentage for all such providers
5,000,000
1599-0055 Early Retirement Incentive Program Salary Reserve
For a reserve to fund the direct payroll costs of employees who fill positions vacated pursuant to chapter 19 of the acts of 2015; provided, that the secretary of administration and finance may transfer from this item to other items of appropriation and allocations thereof for fiscal year 2016 amounts necessary to meet these costs, in accordance with a transfer plan which shall be filed 15 days in advance with the house and senate committees on ways and means
37,597,397
1599-0057 Early Retirement Incentive Program Pension Contribution
For a reserve to transfer funds to the Pension Reserves Investment Trust Fund, established in subdivision (8) of section 22 of chapter 32 of the General Laws, to fund additional payments to defray any additional unfunded liability associated with programs implemented under chapter 19 of the acts of 2015
29,092,616
1599-0063 Early Retirement Incentive Program NonPayroll Costs
For a reserve to fund the costs of sick leave and vacation leave buyout of employees participating in programs implemented under chapter 19 of the acts of 2015, and additional health and other benefit costs of employees who fill positions vacated pursuant to said chapter; provided, that the secretary of administration and finance may transfer from this item to other items of appropriation and allocations thereof for fiscal year 2016 amounts necessary to meet these costs, in accordance with a transfer plan which shall be filed 15 days in advance with the house and senate committees on ways and means
24,254,074
1599-0093 Clean Water Trust Contract Assistance
For contract assistance to the Massachusetts Clean Water Trust for debt service obligations of the trust under sections 6 and 18 of chapter 29C of the General Laws, prior appropriation continued
63,709,259
1599-1301 Program Evaluation Reserve
For an independent program evaluation reserve; provided, that the funds appropriated in this item shall be used to evaluate the safe and successful youth initiative funded through item 4000-0005 and programs for English language learners in gateway cities funded through item 7009-6400; provided further, that each program shall maintain the same independent evaluator as in fiscal year 2015 or select an evaluator in a manner consistent with section 193 of chapter 38 of the acts of 2013; and provided further, that the funds appropriated in this item in fiscal year 2016 shall not revert but shall be made available for these purposes through June 30, 2017
250,000
1599-1450 Health Policy Commission Substance Abuse
For a reserve to be administered by the health policy commission in consultation with the department of public health; provided, that not less than $500,000 shall be expended to develop a pilot program to implement a fully integrated model of post-natal supports for families with substance exposed newborns, integrating obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, behavioral health, social work, early intervention providers, and social service providers to provide full family care; provided, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended to develop a pilot program to implement a fully integrated model of post-natal supports for families with substance exposed newborns, integrating obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, behavioral health, social work, early intervention providers, and social service providers to provide full family care; provided further, that the commission shall implement the program to provide care for substance exposed newborns and their families at up to 3 regional sites in the commonwealth to be selected by the commission through a competitive process in which applicants demonstrate community need and the capacity to implement the integrated model; provided further, that in developing the program, the commission shall consider evidence-based practices from successful programs implemented locally, nationally, or internationally and shall consult with the department of public health and the department of children and families; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended to develop a training and technical assistance program to improve and expand the capacity and ability of primary care providers, including but not limited to providers seeking certification as patient centered medical homes, to prescribe Narcan to prevent deaths by opioid overdose in every county of the commonwealth; provided further, that the program shall include training of primary care providers in prescribing Narcan and educating family members of individuals struggling with opioid misuse or addiction about Narcan and its use; provided further, that providers who participate in said training may receive a supply of Narcan for use in their practices; provided further, that the commission shall report to the joint committee on mental health and substance abuse and the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than 12 months following completion of the pilot program and the training and technical assistance program on the results of the programs, including their effectiveness, efficiency, and sustainability; and provided further, that funds appropriated in this item shall not revert and shall be available for expenditure through June 30, 2017
600,000
1599-1968 Travel and Tourism Promotion
For a reserve for the Massachusetts Port Authority to encourage tourism and travel from Israel, the Middle East and Asia to the commonwealth using direct flights to General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport
700,000
1599-1970 Massachusetts Department of Transportation Contract Assistance
For a reserve for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to defray costs of the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority, or its successor, incurred in fiscal year 2016 under section 138 of chapter 27 of the acts of 2009
                Commonwealth Transportation Fund ............... 100%
125,000,000
1599-1977 Commonwealth Infrastructure Investment Assistance Reserve
For contract assistance and other payments to the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency for payment of debt service and related obligations in connection with bonds issued by the agency under chapter 293 of the acts of 2006 and chapter 303 of the acts of 2008
10,000,000
1599-2003 Uniform Law Commission
For the purpose of funding the Uniform Law Commission; provided, that prior fiscal year payments may be payable from this item
70,000
1599-2004 Health Care Cost Containment Reserve
For a reserve to be administered by the health policy commission to develop a pilot program to implement a model of field triage of behavioral health patients under medical control by specially-trained emergency medical services providers, care for appropriate patients at home by such providers in coordination with behavioral health care providers, and transport of appropriate, non-medically complex patients to a behavioral health site of care for most effective treatment rather than to an acute hospital emergency department; provided, that the commission shall implement this pilot to triage behavioral health patients in the greater Quincy area affected by the recent hospital closure; provided further, that in developing the program, the commission shall consider evidence-based practices from successful programs implemented locally, nationally, or internationally; provided further, that the commission shall report to the joint committee on mental health and substance abuse and the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than 12 months following completion of the pilot program on its results, including its effectiveness, efficiency, and sustainability; and provided further, that funds appropriated in this item shall not revert and shall be available for expenditure through June 30, 2017
500,000
1599-2012 Health Care Cost Containment Reserve
For a reserve to establish a program to be administered by the health policy commission to accelerate and support behavioral health integration within patient-centered medical homes, as certified by the commission under section 14 of chapter 6D of the General Laws; provided, that this program shall support efforts to build the partnerships and infrastructure necessary to initiate or expand the provision of behavioral health care services within the primary care setting and may take the form of training, education, technical assistance or direct grants; provided further, that the commission shall report to the joint committee on mental health and substance abuse and the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than 24 months following implementation of the program on the effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability of the program; and provided further, that funds appropriated in this item shall not revert and shall be available for expenditure through June 30, 2017
250,000
1599-3234 South Essex Sewerage District Debt Service Assessment
For the South Essex Sewerage District debt service assessment
33,914
1599-3765 Municipal Extreme Weather Reeserve
For a reserve to reimburse municipalities for their share of costs related to the extreme or severe weather events, including tornadoes, in July 2014; provided, that municipalities shall first submit a plan to the secretary of administration and finance on how the funds shall be used; and provided further, that the comptroller shall transfer funds made available in this item to municipalities for this purpose upon the written request of the secretary of administration and finance
750,000
1599-3856 Massachusetts IT Center Operational Expenses
For rent and associated costs at the Massachusetts information technology center in the city of Chelsea
500,000
1599-4417 E.J. Collins Jr. Center for Public Management
For the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management in the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at the University of Massachusetts at Boston; provided, that not less than $500,000 shall be expended by the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for one-time costs for a performance management, accountability and transparency program for local governments; and provided further, that this program shall be self-sustaining as of July 1, 2016
750,000
1599-4446 Days off Lost Settlement Reserve
For costs associated with the days off lost settlement
7,700,000
1599-6903 Chapter 257 Reserve
For the fiscal year 2016 costs of chapter 257 of the acts of 2008 rate implementations, including, but not limited to, costs associated with any court order or settlement between providers of services and the commonwealth related to the rate implementation process; provided, that the secretary of administration and finance may transfer from the sum appropriated in this item to other items of appropriation and allocations thereof for fiscal year 2016 amounts that are necessary to meet these costs where the amounts otherwise available are insufficient for the purpose, in accordance with a transfer plan which shall be filed 15 days in advance with the house and senate committees on ways and means; provided further, that contracts between state agencies and human service provider organizations shall include requirements that the organizations report information detailed under section 180 to the agencies; provided further, that the executive office for administration and finance shall report quarterly to the house and senate committees on ways and means on transfers made from this item; and provided further, that the report shall identify, by line item and service class, all transfers made from this item as of the date of the report and all transfers expected to be made prior to the end of the fiscal year
30,000,000
1599-7104 Dartmouth/Bristol Community College Reserve
For a reserve of not more than $2,700,000 for the facilities costs associated with the College of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth including funds from this item for Bristol Community College; provided, that $4,000,000 from this item shall be expended for the lease and operation of an educational satellite facility established by the University of Massachusetts at Lowell in the city of Haverhill and other economic development programs in the city of Haverhill; provided, that $2,500,000 from this item shall be expended for the lease and operation of an educational satellite facility established by the University of Massachusetts at Lowell in the city of Haverhill and other economic development programs in the city of Haverhill


5,200,000

account description amount
Intragovernmental Service Spending 28,019,283
1100-1701 Chargeback for Administration and Finance IT Costs
For the cost of information technology services provided to agencies of the executive office for administration and finance
                Intragovernmental Service Fund ............... 100%
28,019,283

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