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SENATE DOCKET, NO.                 FILED ON: 6/20/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1810

 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act making appropriations for the fiscal year 2013 to provide for supplementing certain existing appropriations and for certain other activities and projects.
 

              Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to which are to make supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2013 and to make other changes in law, each of which is immediately necessary for important public purposes, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              To provide for supplementing certain items in the general appropriation act and other appropriation acts for fiscal year 2013, the sums set forth in section 2 are hereby appropriated from the General Fund unless specifically designated otherwise in this act or in those appropriation acts, for the several purposes and subject to the conditions specified in this act or in those appropriation acts and subject to the laws regulating the disbursement of public funds for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013. These sums shall be in addition to any amounts previously appropriated and made available for the purposes of those items.

              SECTION 2.

              JUDICIARY

              Board of Bar Examiners.

              0321-0100....................................................................................... $18,681

              Committee for Public Counsel Services.

              0321-1510....................................................................................... $16,829,206

              TREASURER AND RECEIVER GENERAL

              Office of the Treasurer and Receiver-General.

              0612-0105.............................................................................. $200,000

              Human Resource Division.

              1750-0300.............................................................................. $347,000

              EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF HOUSING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

              Department of Housing and Community Development

              7004-0103.............................................................................. $1,200,000

              EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

              Department of Workforce Development.

              7002-0012............................................................................. $10,000,000

              EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF EDUCATION

              Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

              7061-9010.............................................................................. $8,000,000

              SHERIFFS

              Essex Sheriff’s Office.

              8910-0619.............................................................................. $216,812

              Franklin Sheriff’s Office.

              8910-0108.............................................................................. $264,361

              Barnstable Sheriff’s Office.

              8910-8200.............................................................................. $1,825,000

              Dukes Sheriff’s Office.

              8910-8400.............................................................................. $125,300

              Plymouth Sheriff’s Office.

              8910-8700.............................................................................. $2,500,000

              SECTION 2A.  To provide for certain unanticipated obligations of the commonwealth, to provide for an alteration of purpose for current appropriations and to meet certain requirements of law, the sum set forth in this section is hereby appropriated from the General Fund unless specifically designated otherwise in this section, for the several purposes and subject to the conditions specified in this section and subject to the laws regulating the disbursement of public funds for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013.  This sum shall be in addition to any amounts previously appropriated and made available for the purposes of this item.

              EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE

              Reserves

              1599-1973    For the cost of hired and leased equipment, vehicle repair and sand, salt and other control chemicals used for snow and ice control....................................$55,687,495

              Commonwealth Transportation Fund              100 %

              SECTION 2C.I.  For the purpose of making available in fiscal year 2014 balances of appropriations which otherwise would revert on June 30, 2013, the unexpended balance of the maintenance appropriations listed below, not to exceed the amount specified below for each item, is hereby re-appropriated for the purposes of and subject to the conditions stated for the corresponding item in section 2 of the general appropriation act for fiscal year 2013; provided, however, that for items which do not appear in said section 2 of said general appropriation act, the amount in this section is re-appropriated for the purposes of and subject to the conditions stated for the corresponding item in section 2 or 2A of this act or in prior appropriation acts.  The amount in this section is re-appropriated from the funds designated for the corresponding item in said section 2 of said general appropriation act; provided, however, that for items which do not appear in said section 2 of said general appropriation act, the amount in this section is re-appropriated from the funds designated for the corresponding item in section 2 or 2A of this act or in prior appropriation acts.  The sum re-appropriated in this section shall be in addition to any amounts available for such purposes.

              EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE

              Office of the Secretary for Administration and Finance

              1599-2013                            $477,000

              SECTION 3. Item 1599-2013 of section 2A of chapter 142 of the acts of 2011 is hereby amended by inserting after the figure “3:10-CV30073” the following words:-  or other cases involving the department of children and families.

              SECTION 4. Item 8910-1000 of section 2 of chapter 139 of the acts of 2012 is hereby amended by striking out the figure “$2,396,673”, each time it appears, and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-  $2,496,673.

              SECTION 5. Item 8910-0188 of said section 2 of said chapter 139 is hereby amended by striking out the figure “$2,100,000”, each time it appears, and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-  $2,225,000.

              SECTION 6.  Item 8910-8810 of said section 2 of said chapter 139 is hereby amended by striking out the figure “$8,000,000”, each time it appears, and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-  $8,850,000.

              SECTION 7. Item 1599-0054 of section 2A of chapter 3 of the acts of 2013 is hereby amended by adding the following words:-  ; and provided further, that any funds unexpended in fiscal year 2013 shall not revert and shall be made available for the purposes of this item until June 30, 2014

              SECTION 8. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the unexpended balances of all capital accounts which otherwise would revert on June 30, 2013 but which are necessary to fund obligations during fiscal year 2014 are hereby re-authorized.  This re-authorization shall terminate upon enactment of a capital account extension law.

              SECTION 9. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary and in recognition of the heroic measures taken by Sean Allen Collier to protect the public safety of the citizens of the commonwealth, who was sworn as a special state police officer under section 63 of chapter 22C of the General Laws and as a deputy sheriff of Middlesex and Suffolk counties, the state retirement board shall issue a killed in the line of duty death benefit to the family of officer Sean Allen Collier under section 100A of chapter 32 of the General Laws.  The state retirement board shall administer the benefit according to terms and conditions established for benefits provided under said section 100A of said chapter 32.

              SECTION 10. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the state secretary shall transfer $716,511 from the elections division operating account in item 0521-0000 to the HAVA Trust Account in item 0521-0700 in order to meet federal matching fund requirements.

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