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

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7066-0000 - Department of Higher Education

Account Description FY 2015
FY 2016
House 1
7066-0000 Department of Higher Education
For the operation of the department of higher education; provided, that the department shall recommend savings proposals that permit institutions of public higher education to achieve administrative and program cost reductions, re-allocate resources and re-assess programs and utilize resources otherwise available to such institutions; provided further, that in order to meet the estimated costs of employee fringe benefits provided by the commonwealth on account of employees of the Massachusetts State College Building Authority and the University of Massachusetts Building Authority and in order to meet the estimated cost of heat, light, power and other services to be furnished by the commonwealth to projects of these authorities, the boards of trustees of the state colleges, the state universities and the University of Massachusetts shall transfer to the General Fund from the funds received from the operations of the projects such costs, if any, as shall be incurred by the commonwealth for these purposes in the current fiscal year, as determined by the appropriate building authority, verified by the commissioner of higher education and approved by the secretary of administration and finance; and provided further, that funds shall be expended to meet existing statutory requirements and establish trustee recruitment, training and accountability initiatives
2,666,734 2,591,476


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