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

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CPAT Trust Fund Changes

SECTION 9.   Section 4F1/2 of said chapter 7, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the second sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:-The secretary of administration and finance shall expend funds in the trust without further appropriation to support the priorities of accountability and transparency, as those terms are defined in subsection (e) of section 4A, and to support any performance management programs that the office of the governor may from time to time develop.

This section allows the Commonwealth Performance, Accountability and Transparency Trust to continue to support accountability and transparency efforts, while also supporting the performance management initiatives that will now be run by the Governor's Office.

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