Department of Fire Services




Fiscal Year 2020 Resource Summary ($000)
DEPARTMENT FY 2020
Budgetary
Recommendation
FY 2020
Federal, Trust,
and ISF
FY 2020
Total
Spending
FY 2020
Budgetary
Non-Tax Revenue
Department of Fire Services 29,095 689 29,784 41,147

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account description amount
DEPARTMENT OF FIRE SERVICES 29,783,501
Budgetary Recommendation 29,094,712
Direct Appropriations 26,886,212
8324-0000 DEPARTMENT OF FIRE SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
For the administration of the department of fire services, including the state fire marshal's office, the hazardous materials emergency response program, the board of fire prevention regulations, under section 4 of chapter 22D of the General Laws, the expenses of the fire safety commission and the Massachusetts firefighting academy, including the Massachusetts fire training council certification program, municipal and non-municipal fire training and expenses of the council; provided, that $1,200,000 shall be allocated by the department for Student Awareness Fire Education; provided further, that $100,000 shall be allocated by the department for Critical Incident Stress Management; provided further, that $400,000 shall be allocated by the department for Onsite Academy for Critical Incident Stress Management Services; provided further, that $200,000 shall be allocated by the department for On-Site Academy to provide training and treatment programs for corrections officers for critical incident stress management; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, 100 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item for the administration of the department of fire services, the state fire marshal's office, the Massachusetts firefighting academy, Critical Incident Stress Management programs and the associated fringe benefits costs of personnel paid from this item for these purposes shall be assessed upon insurance companies writing fire, homeowners multiple peril or commercial multiple peril policies on property situated in the commonwealth, and paid within 30 days after receiving notice of this assessment from the commissioner of insurance; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, 100 per cent of the amount appropriated in 8100-1001 for all purposes related to fire and arson investigation shall be assessed upon insurance companies writing fire, homeowners multiple peril or commercial multiple peril policies on property situated in the commonwealth, and paid within 30 days after receiving notice of this assessment from the commissioner of insurance; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, 100 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item for the operation of the hazardous materials emergency response program and the associated fringe benefits costs of personnel paid from this item for these purposes shall be assessed upon insurance companies writing commercial multiple peril, non-liability portion policies on property situated in the commonwealth and commercial auto liability policies as referenced in line 5.1 and line 19.4 respectively, in the most recent annual statement on file with the commissioner of insurance; and provided further, that no more than 10 per cent of the amount designated for the arson prevention program shall be expended for the administrative cost of the program
26,886,212
Retained Revenues2,208,500
8324-0304 DEPARTMENT OF FIRE SERVICES RETAINED REVENUE
For the department of fire services; provided, that the department may expend for enforcement and training not more than $8,500 from revenue generated under chapter 148A of the General Laws; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system
8,500
8324-0500 BOILER INSPECTION RETAINED REVENUE
For the department of fire services, which may expend an amount not to exceed $2,200,000 in revenues collected from fees for issuance of boiler and pressure vessel certificates and inspections; provided, that funds shall be expended for the operation of the department and for the purposes of addressing the existing boiler and pressure vessels inspection backlog; provided further, that funds shall be expended for hiring additional engineering inspectors or engineers; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate, as reported in the state accounting system
2,200,000

account description amount
Federal Grant Spending 20,000
8324-1505 NATIONAL FIRE ACADEMY STATE FIRE TRAINING PROGRAM
For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, National Fire Academy State Fire Training Program
20,000

account description amount
Trust Spending 668,789
8324-0160 MASSACHUSETTS FIRE ACADEMY TRUST FUND 441,110
8324-0179 FIRE PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY FUND 25,679
8324-1010 HAZARDOUS MATERIALS EMERGENCY MITIGATION RESPONSE RECOVERY 202,000


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