Governor Charles D. Baker's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2017

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Fiscal Year 2017 Resource Summary ($000)
DEPARTMENT FY 2017
Budgetary
Recommendations
FY 2017
Federal, Trust,
and ISF
FY 2017
Total
Spending
FY 2017
Budgetary
Non-Tax Revenue
Department of Fish and Game 27,573 28,918 56,490 16,920

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account description amount
DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME 56,490,322
Budgetary Direct Appropriations 27,572,705
Direct Appropriations
2300-0100 Department of Fish and Game Administration
For the office of the commissioner; provided, that the commissioner's office shall assess and receive payments from the division of marine fisheries, the division of fisheries and wildlife, the office of fishing and boating access, the division of ecological restoration and all other programs under the control of the department of fish and game; provided further, that the purpose of those assessments shall be to cover appropriate administrative costs of the department, including but not limited to payroll, personnel, legal and other budgetary costs; and provided further, that the amount and contribution from each division or program shall be determined by the commissioner of fish and game
933,616
2300-0101 Riverways Protection Restoration and Public Access Promotion
For the division of ecological restoration and riverways protection program and for the promotion of public access to rivers and wetland restoration, including grants to public and nonpublic entities; provided, that the positions funded in this item shall not be subject to chapter 31 of the General Laws
503,889
2310-0200 Division of Fisheries and Wildlife Administration
For the administration of the division of fisheries and wildlife, including the fisheries and wildlife board, the administration of game farms and wildlife restoration projects, wildlife research and management, administration of fish hatcheries, improvement and management of lakes, ponds and rivers, fish and wildlife restoration projects, the commonwealth's share of certain cooperative fishery and wildlife programs and certain programs reimbursable under the federal Aid to Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act
                Inland Fisheries and Game Fund ............... 100%
14,864,184
2310-0300 Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program
For the operation of the natural heritage and endangered species program
150,000
2310-0306 Hunter Safety Program
For the hunter safety training program
                Inland Fisheries and Game Fund ............... 100%
459,926
2310-0316 Wildlife Habitat Purchase
For the purchase of land containing wildlife habitat and for the costs of the division of fisheries and wildlife directly related to the administration of the wildlands stamp program under sections 2A and 2C of chapter 131 of the General Laws
                Inland Fisheries and Game Fund ............... 100%
1,500,000
2310-0317 Waterfowl Management Program
For the waterfowl management program established under section 11 of chapter 131 of the General Laws
                Inland Fisheries and Game Fund ............... 100%
65,000
2320-0100 Fishing and Boating Access
For the office of fishing and boating access, including the maintenance, operation and improvements of public access land and water areas; provided, that positions funded in this item shall not be subject to chapter 31 of the General Laws
510,818
2330-0100 Division of Marine Fisheries Administration
For the operation of the division of marine fisheries, including a program of enhancement and development of marine recreational fishing and related programs and activities, marine research programs, a commercial fisheries program, a shellfish management program, including coastal area classification, mapping and technical assistance and the operation of the Newburyport shellfish purification plant; provided, that funds shall be expended on a recreational fisheries program to be reimbursed by federal funds; provided further, that the division shall continue to develop strategies to improve federal regulations governing the commercial fishing industry so as to promote sustainable fisheries; provided further, that funds shall be expended for a program of biotoxin monitoring and related classification programs; and provided further, that there shall be Vibrio proactive research into shellfish disease (Vibrio parahaemolyticus) including background levels, environmental conditions, and control practices
6,051,004
2330-0120 Marine Recreational Fisheries Development and Enhancement
For the division of marine fisheries for a program of enhancement and development of marine recreational fishing and related programs and activities, including the cost of equipment, maintenance, staff and the maintenance and updating of data
671,120
2330-0300 Saltwater Sportfish Licensing
For the administration and operation of the saltwater fishing permit program, under section 17C of chapter 130 of the General Laws
                Marine Recreational Fisheries Develop Fund ............... 100%
1,320,159

account description amount
Retained Revenues
2330-0121 Marine Recreational Fishing Fee Retained Revenue
The division of marine fisheries may expend for the sportfish restoration program an amount not to exceed $217,989 from federal reimbursements related to sportfish restoration and from the sale of materials which promote marine recreational fishing
217,989
2330-0150 Shellfish Purification Plant RR
For the operation and maintenance of the Newburyport shellfish purification plant; provided, that the division of marine fisheries may expend not more than $75,000 from revenue collected from fees generated by operations
75,000
2330-0199 Ventless Trap
For conducting surveys to monitor and forecast an abundance of commercially-important invertebrate species in commonwealth waters, including a ventless lobster trap employing the services of contracted commercial lobster fishing vessels in the commonwealth; provided, that the division of marine fisheries may expend not more than $250,000 from revenue collected from fees generated by the sale of lobster permits
250,000

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 19,119,304
2300-0115 USFWS Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture and Fish Passage
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, USFWS Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture and Fish Passage
60,533
2300-0117 Coastal Projects Division of Ecological Restoration
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Coastal Projects USFWS Division of Ecological Restoration
25,000
2300-0118 NOAA Coastal and Marine Habitat Restoration Project
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, NOAA Coastal and Marine Habitat Restoration Project
12,740
2300-0119 Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief
6,148,280
2300-0179 National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program
40,290
2310-0115 Landowner Incentive Program - Tier 1
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Landowner Incentive Program - Tier 1
75,000
2310-0120 New England Cottontail
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, New England Cottontail
175,000
2330-9222 Clean Vessel
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Clean Vessel
936,232
2330-9712 Commercial Fisheries Statistics
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Commercial Fisheries Statistics
103,948
2330-9725 Boating Infrastructure
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Boating Infrastructure
100,000
2330-9730 Interstate Fisheries Management Support
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Interstate Fisheries Management Support
307,100
2330-9736 Marine Fisheries Institute
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Marine Fisheries Institute
50,000
2330-9739 Turtle Disengagement
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Turtle Disengagement
660,933
2330-9741 Massachusetts Fisheries Economic Assistance Program
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Massachusetts Fisheries Economic Assistance Program
10,000,000
2330-9742 Age and Growth Project Segment One
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Age and Growth Project Segment One
211,248
2330-9743 Sport Fish Restoration Coordination
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, F-64-C-18 SFR Coordination
213,000
account description amount
Trust and Other Spending 9,798,313
2300-1300 DFG Ecological Mitigation Trust 300,000
2300-6007 Division of Ecological Restoration Expendable Trust 1,038,000
2300-6008 NFWF Grant Expendable Trust 3,706,313
2310-0301 Heritage and Species Program 2,154,000
2320-0102 Fishing and Boating Access Expendable Trust 450,000
2330-0101 Marine Mammals, Fisheries Research, and Conservation Trust 1,940,000
2330-0104 Massachusetts Seafood Marketing Program Fund 210,000


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