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Budget Summary FY2017

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03211600 - Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation
Data Current as of:  8/9/2016

Account Description FY2016
0321-1600 Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation
For the Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation to provide legal representation for indigent or otherwise disadvantaged residents of the Commonwealth; provided, that the corporation shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than January 29, 2017 that shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (a) the number of persons assisted by the programs funded by the corporation in the prior fiscal year; (b) any proposed expansion of legal services delineated by type of service, target population, and cost; and (c) the total number of indigent or otherwise disadvantaged residents who received services of the corporation, by type of case and geographic location; provided further, that the corporation may contract with any organization to provide representation; and provided further, that notwithstanding the first paragraph of section 9 of chapter 221A of the General Laws, funds shall be expended for the Disability Benefits Project, the Medicare Advocacy Project and the Battered Women's Legal Assistance Project
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