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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3810        FILED ON: 8/1/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3611

 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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DEVAL L. PATRICK

GOVERNOR

 

TIMOTHY P. MURRAY

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Executive Department

State House · Boston 02133

(617) 725-4000

 

August 1, 2013

 

To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives,

 

              I am filing for your consideration a bill entitled “An Act Making Appropriations for the Fiscal Year 2013 to Provide for Supplementing Certain Existing Appropriations and for Certain Other Activities and Projects.”

              The legislation I am filing requests $41.1 million in supplemental funding ($37.4 million after accounting for offsetting revenues) for a limited number of spending items. $5.1 million of this funding will support unavoidable FY 2013 costs at the Committee for Public Counsel Service and the Military Division.  The remaining $36 million ($32.3 million after accounting for offsetting revenue) will address required FY 2014 costs not accounted for in the FY 2014 budget, including:

                            $20 million for emergency assistance services for homeless families provided by the Department of Housing and Economic Development  

                            $14.2 million to support direct care salary raises in FY 2014 that were included in the FY 2013 budget

                            $1.3 million to enhance the Department of Public Health’s Arbovirus surveillance program by adding 5 new sites to be monitored for Eastern Equine Encephalitis and fund aerial spraying, if necessary.

                            $540,000 for the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s English Language Learner program to comply with new U.S. Department of Justice requirements

              In addition to these supplemental funding items, I am proposing legislation to carry-forward or “PAC” up to $40.6 million in FY 2013 funding in a number of appropriations for the purpose of supporting one-time projects or addressing funding exposures in FY 2014.

              This legislation also includes technical changes to earlier laws, including improvements to the local-option process for municipalities to fund their retiree health care liabilities.

              Sufficient revenues are estimated to be available to finance these appropriations.  I urge your prompt and favorable consideration of this bill.

                                                                      Respectfully submitted,

 

                                                                                                  Deval L. Patrick,

                                                                                                  Governor


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[SPONSOR] recommending legislation relative to making appropriations for the fiscal year 2013 to provide for supplementing certain existing appropriations and for certain other activities and projects. 


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 make supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2013, and to make other changes in law, each of which is immediately needed for important public purposes, 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:
 

              SECTION1.  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.  These sums shall be made available until June 30, 2014. 

              SECTION 2.                                        

              JUDICIARY

              Committee for Public Counsel Services.

              0321-1510………………………………………………………………..$2,500,000

              EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE

              Reserves.

              1599-6901………………………...……………………...............$14,200,000

              EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

              Department of Public Health.

              4516-1000........................................................................................$285,000

              EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF HOUSING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

              Department of Housing and Community Development.

              7004-0103..................................................................................... $20,000,000

              EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF EDUCATION

              Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

              7027-1004...........................................................................................$540,000

              EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

              Military Division.

              8700-1150..........................................................................................$2,600,000

              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. These sums shall be made available until June 30, 2014. 

              EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE

              Reserves.

              1599-6263............................................................................$1,000,000

              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 balances of the maintenance appropriations listed below, not to exceed the amount specified below for each item, are hereby re-appropriated for the purposes of and subject to the conditions stated for the corresponding item in section 2 of chapter 139 of the acts of 2012.  The unexpended balances of all appropriations in the Massachusetts management accounting and reporting system with a secretariat code of 01 or 17, are hereby re-appropriated for the purposes of and subject to the conditions stated for the corresponding item section 2 of chapter 139 of the acts of 2012 or section 2A of chapter 194 of the acts of 2011. However, for items which do not appear in section 2 of the general appropriation act, the amounts in this section are re-appropriated for the purposes of and subject to the conditions stated for the corresponding item in section 2 of this act or in prior appropriation acts.  Amounts in this section are re-appropriated from the fund or funds designated for the corresponding item in section 2 of the general appropriation act; provided, however, that for items which do not appear in section 2 of the general appropriation act, the amounts in this section are re-appropriated from the fund or funds designated for the corresponding item in section 2 of this act or in prior appropriation acts.  The sums re-appropriated in this section shall be in addition to any amounts available for said purposes.

              TREASURER & RECEIVER GENERAL

              Lottery Commission.

              0640-0000.......................................................................................................$670,800

              OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL

              0910-0200.......................................................................................................$400,000

              OFFICE OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER

              1599-3384.....................................................................................................$5,000,000

              EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE

              Office of the Secretary of Administration and Finance.

              1106-0064.......................................................................................................$111,000

              Reserves.

              1599-0026.....................................................................................................$1,060,000

              1599-0093.......................................................................................................$225,186

              1599-0117.....................................................................................................$2,395,754

              1599-1705.......................................................................................................$589,328

              1599-2004.......................................................................................................$695,000

              1599-2013.......................................................................................................$100,000

              Information Technology Division.

              1790-0350.......................................................................................................$950,000

              EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

              Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

              4000-0114.....................................................................................................$1,000,000

              4000-0300.......................................................................................................$300,000

              4000-0700...................................................................................................$16,062,000

              Department of Transitional Assistance.

              4400-1000.....................................................................................................$1,300,000

              4400-1100.......................................................................................................$800,000

              Department of Children and Families.

              4800-0015.......................................................................................................$617,691

              4800-0038.....................................................................................................$1,800,000

              4800-0041.....................................................................................................$2,000,000

              Department of Public Health.

              4590-0915......................................................................................................$221,000

              Department of Mental Health

              5046-0000.....................................................................................................$1,000,000

              5095-0015.....................................................................................................$2,500,000

              EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF EDUCATION

              Department of Early Education and Care.

              3000-1000.........................................................................................................$85,000

              Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

              7053-1925.......................................................................................................$400,912

              Department of Higher Education.

              7066-0025.....................................................................................................$1,240,000

              EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

              Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

              8000-0106.......................................................................................................$702,400

              Military Division.

              8700-0001.......................................................................................................$100,000

              Parole Board.

              8950-0001.......................................................................................................$387,991

              SECTION 2C.II.  For the purpose of making available in fiscal year 2014 balances of retained revenue and intragovernmental chargeback authorizations which otherwise would revert on June 30, 2013, the unexpended balances of the authorizations listed below, not to exceed the amount specified below for each item, are hereby re-authorized for the purposes of and subject to the conditions stated for the corresponding item in section 2 or 2B of the general appropriation act for fiscal year 2013.  However, for items which do not appear in section 2 or 2B of the general appropriation act, the amounts in this section are re-authorized for the purposes of and subject to the conditions stated for the corresponding item in section 2, 2A, or 2B of this act or in prior appropriation acts.  Amounts in this section are re-authorized from the fund or funds designated for the corresponding item in section 2 or 2B of the general appropriation act; however, for items which do not appear in section 2 or 2B of the general appropriation act, the amounts in this section are re-authorized from the fund or funds designated for the corresponding item in section 2, 2A, or 2B of this act or in prior appropriation acts.  The sums re-authorized in this section shall be in addition to any amounts available for those purposes.

              EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE

              Division of Human Resources.

              1750-0102.............................................................................................$220,000

              1750-0601.............................................................................................$150,000

              EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

              Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

              8000-0122............................................................................................$250,000

              PRIM Board to Manage MSCBA Funds

              SECTION 3. The definition of “System” in section 1 of chapter 32 of the General Laws, is hereby amended by adding the following sentence:-  For the purpose of investing in the Pension Reserve Investment Trust Fund established by subdivision (8) of section 22, the Massachusetts State College Building Authority shall be a system.

              Improve Municipal OPEB Funds and Investments

              SECTION 4.  (A) Chapter 32B of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking out section 20, and inserting in place thereof the following 2 sections:-

              Section 20. (a) As used in this section, the following words shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly requires otherwise:

              “Chief executive officer”, the mayor in a city and the board of selectmen in a town unless some other municipal office is designated to be the chief executive officer under a local charter, the county commissioners in a county and the governing board, commission or committee in a district or other governmental unit.

              “Commission”, the public employee retirement administration commission established under section 49 of chapter 7.

              “GASB”, the Governmental Accounting Standards Board.

              “Governing body”, the legislative body in a city or town, the county commissioners in a county, the regional district school committee in a regional school district, or the district meeting or other appropriating body in any other governmental unit.

              "Governmental unit'', any political subdivision of the commonwealth, which for the purposes of this section shall include a local housing or redevelopment authority, regional council of government established under section 20 of chapter 34B and educational collaborative as defined by section 4E of chapter 40.

              “Health Care Security Trust board of trustees”, the board of trustees established by section 4 of chapter 29D.

              “Other Post-Employment Benefits Liability Trust Fund” or “OPEB Fund”; a trust fund established by a governmental unit under this section for the deposit of gifts, grants and appropriations and other funds for the benefit of retired employees and their dependents, the payment of required contributions of the unit to the group health insurance benefits provided to employees and their dependents after retirement and the reduction and elimination of the unfunded liability of the unit for such benefits.

              “OPEB Fund board of trustees”; an independent board of trustees selected by the governmental unit with investing authority for the OPEB Fund.

              “OPEB investing authority” or “investing authority”; the trustee or board of trustees designated by the governmental unity to invest and reinvest the OPEB Fund using the investment standard or investment vehicle established under this section.

              (b) A governmental unit that accepts this section shall establish on its books and accounts the Other Post-Employment Benefits Liability Trust Fund, the assets of which shall be held solely to meet the current and future liabilities of the governmental unit for group health insurance benefits for retirees and their dependents. The governmental unit may appropriate amounts to be credited to the fund and the treasurer of the governmental unit may accept gifts, grants and other contributions to the fund. The fund shall be an expendable trust subject to appropriation and shall be managed by a trustee or a board of trustees as provided in subsection (d). Any interest or other income generated by the fund shall be added to and become part of the fund. Amounts that a governmental unit receives as a sponsor of a qualified retiree prescription drug plan under 42 U.S.C. section 1395w-132 may be dedicated to and become part of the fund by vote of the governing body of the governmental unit. All monies held in the fund shall be accounted for separately from other funds of the governmental unit and shall not be subject to the claims of any general creditor of the governmental unit.

              (c) The treasurer of the governmental unit shall be the custodian of the OPEB Fund and shall be bonded in any additional amounts necessary to protect fund assets.

              (d) The governing body of the governmental unit shall designate a trustee or board of trustees, which shall have general supervision of the management, investment and reinvestment of the OPEB Fund. The governing body may designate as the trustee or board of trustees (i) the custodian; or (ii) an OPEB Fund board of trustees established by the governmental unit under subsection (e). If no designation is made, the custodian of the fund shall be the trustee and shall manage and invest the fund. The duties and obligations of the trustee or board of trustees with respect to the fund shall be set forth in a declaration of trust to be adopted by the trustee or board, but shall not be inconsistent with this section. The declaration of trust and any amendments thereto shall be filed with the chief executive and the clerk of the governing body of the governmental unit and take effect 90 days after the date filed unless the governing body votes to disapprove any such declaration or amendment within that period. The trustee or board of trustees may employ reputable and knowledgeable investment consultants to assist in determining appropriate investments and pay for those services from the fund, if authorized by the governing body of the governmental unit. The trustee or trustees may, with the approval of the Health Care Security Trust board of trustees, invest the OPEB Fund in the State Retiree Benefits Trust Fund established in section 24 of chapter 32A.

              (e) The governing body of the governmental unit may vote to establish a separate OPEB Fund board of trustees to be the investing authority. The board of trustees shall consist of 5 to 13 individuals, including a person or persons with the investment experience desired by the governmental unit, a citizen or citizens of the governmental unit, an employee of the governmental unit, a retiree or retirees of the governmental unit, and a governmental unit officer or officers. The governmental unit employee trustee or trustees shall be selected by current employees of the unit by ballot, and the retiree trustee or trustees shall be selected by current retirees of the unit by ballot. The remainder of the trustees shall be appointed by the chief executive officer of the governmental unit. The trustees will serve for terms of 3 or 5 years as determined by the governing body of the governmental unit, and if a vacancy occurs, a trustee may be elected or selected in the same manner to serve for the remainder of the term. Trustees shall be eligible for reappointment.

              (f) The trustee or board of trustees shall act in a fiduciary capacity and shall discharge its duties for the primary purpose of enhancing the value of the OPEB Fund and shall act with the care, skill, prudence and diligence under the circumstances then prevailing that a prudent person acting in a like capacity and familiar with such matters would use in the conduct of an enterprise with like character and with like aims and by diversifying the investments in the fund so as to minimize the risk of large losses unless under the circumstances it is clearly prudent not to do so.

              In any civil action brought against a trustee or the board of trustees, acting within the scope of official duties, the defense or settlement of which is made by legal counsel for the governmental unit, such trustee or employee shall be indemnified from the OPEB Fund for all expenses incurred in the defense thereof and for damages to the same extent as provided for public employees in chapter 258. No trustee or employee shall be indemnified for expenses in an action or damages awarded in such action in which there is shown to be a breach of fiduciary duty, an act of willful dishonesty or an intentional violation of law by such trustee or employee.

              (g) Monies in the OPEB Fund not required for expenditures or anticipated expenditures within the investment period, shall be invested and reinvested by the custodian as directed by the investing authority from time to time; provided such investment is made in accordance with (i) section 54 of chapter 44, in the case of the treasurer or OPEB Fund board of trustees as investing authority, unless the governing body of the governmental unit authorizes investment under the prudent investor rule established in chapter 203C; or (ii) section 4 of chapter 29D and section 24 of chapter 32A, if the OPEB Fund is invested in the State Retiree Benefits Trust Fund.

              (h) Amounts in the OPEB Fund may be appropriated by a two thirds vote of the governing body of the governmental unit to pay the unit’s share of health insurance benefits for retirees and their dependents upon certification by the trustee or board of trustees that such amounts are available in the fund. The treasurer of the governmental unit after consulting with the chief executive officer of the unit shall determine the amount to be appropriated from the fund to the annual budget for retiree health insurance and notify the trustee or board of trustees of that amount at the earliest possible opportunity in the annual budget cycle. Upon notification, the trustee or board of trustees shall take diligent steps to certify those funds as available for appropriation by the governmental unit, or will be available by the time the appropriation would become effective or provide an explanation why the funds are or will not be available or should not be made available.

              (i) In a regional school district, appropriations of amounts to the OPEB Fund may be made only in the annual budget submitted to the member cities and towns for approval. The annual report submitted to the member cities and towns pursuant to clause (k) of section 16 of chapter 71 shall include a statement of the balance in the fund and all additions to and appropriations from the fund during the period covered by such report.

              (j) A governmental unit that accepts this section may participate in the OPEB Fund established by another governmental unit under this section upon authorization of the governing boards of both units and in accordance with the procedures and criteria established by the trustee or board of trustees of the fund. Each governmental unit shall remain responsible for all costs attributable for the health care and other post-employment obligations for its retired employees and their dependents and for completing an actuarial valuation of its liabilities and funding schedule that conforms to GASB requirements.

              The participating governmental unit may appropriate or otherwise contribute amounts to the OPEB Fund as provided in subsection (b). Amounts from the fund may be appropriated by the participating unit for its retiree health insurance expenses in the manner authorized in subsection (h) upon a determination by the treasurer of the unit, after consulting with the chief executive officer of the unit, of the necessary amount and notification of the treasurer of the governmental unit maintaining the fund and the trustee or board of trustees of that amount. The trustee or board of trustees shall certify those funds available for appropriation, as provided in subsection (h), and the treasurer of the governmental unit maintaining the fund shall transfer the amounts certified to the participating governmental unit.

              The participating governmental unit shall be separately credited for any contributions made to and appropriations from the OPEB Fund, and interest or other income generated by the fund, in the accounting of the relative liabilities of each governmental unit for its retirees and their dependents.

              (k) This section may be accepted in a city or town in the manner provided in section 4 of chapter 4; in a county, by vote of the county commissioners; in a regional school district, by vote of the regional school committee; and in a district or other governmental unit, by vote of the district meeting or other appropriating body.

              (l) This section shall also apply to the OPEB Fund established by a governmental unit under a special law, notwithstanding any provision to the contrary, upon the acceptance of this section by the governmental unit.

              Section 20A.  (a) As used in this section, the following words shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly requires otherwise:

              “PERAC”, the public employee retirement administration commission established under section 49 of chapter 7.

              “GASB”, the Governmental Accounting Standards Board.

              (b) Whenever a governmental unit obtains an actuarial valuation report in accordance with GASB statements of the liabilities of the unit for health care and other post-employment benefits for its retired employees and their dependents, it shall submit a copy to PERAC no later than 90 days after receipt of such report. PERAC may require that the governmental unit provide additional information related to such liabilities, normal cost and benefit payments, as specified by the executive office for administration and finance in consultation with PERAC. The governmental unit shall file the report and the additional information with PERAC and the division of local services. PERAC shall file a summary report of the information received under this section with the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means, the secretary of administration and finance and the board of trustees of the Health Care Security Trust established under section 4 of chapter 29D.

              (B)  (a) Any municipal lighting plant board that established an OPEB Fund under section 20 of chapter 32B of the General Laws before the effective date of this act shall continue it under the terms originally established, unless it elects to merge it with any OPEB Fund established by the municipality. If the lighting plant board continues its OPEB fund, the lighting plant shall be responsible for paying the premiums and assuming the liability for the municipal share of retiree healthcare benefits attributable to lighting plant employees and their dependents from the effective date of this act. If the lighting plant board elects to merge its OPEB Fund into the municipal OPEB Fund, the lighting plant shall be responsible for all costs attributable to the city or town for health insurance contributions to lighting plant retirees and their dependents, offset by contributions to the municipal OPEB Fund from the lighting plant. The lighting plant shall be separately credited for any contributions made to the municipal OPEB Fund in the accounting of the relative liabilities of the municipal government and lighting plant for their retirees and their dependents.

              (b) Any city, town, district or county that established an OPEB Fund under section 20 of chapter 32B of the General Laws before the effective date of this act shall continue it under the terms originally established unless it reaccepts section 20 of chapter 32B after the effective date of this act.

              Substance Abuse Services Fund Sunset Fix

              SECTION 5.  (A) The last sentence of section 94 of chapter 142 of the acts of  2011 is hereby amended by striking out the figure "2013" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- 2014.

              (B) Section 154 of chapter 38 of the acts of 2013 is hereby repealed.

              Extensions of Medicaid Delivery Model Committee and

              Ballot Question Fiscal Impact Statement Reports

              SECTION 6.  (A) The last sentence of the last paragraph of section 178 of chapter 131 of the acts of 2010, as appearing in section 145 of chapter 139 of the acts of 2012,  is hereby amended by striking out the words “October 1, 2012” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- December 31, 2013.

              (B) The last sentence of section 131 of chapter 165 of the acts of 2012 is hereby amended by striking out the words “July” and inserting in place thereof the following word:- December.

              Transferability for DHCD Motels

              SECTION 7.  Item 7004-0103 of section 2 of chapter 139 of the acts of 2012 is hereby amended by adding the following words:- ; provided further, that upon written approval from the secretary of administration and finance, funds may be transferred from item 7004-0101 to item 7004-0103; provided further, that the secretary of administration and finance shall notify the house and senate committees on ways and means 30 days before approving any such transfer; and provided further, that the secretary of administration and finance shall notify the house and senate committees on ways and means concurrently with the transfer if the department has identified an immediate cash run-out.

              Disposition of Consolidated Net Surplus

              SECTION 8.  Clause (ii) of subsection (a) of section 155 of chapter 139 of the acts of 2012, as appearing in section 145 of chapter 38 of the acts of 2013, is hereby amended by striking out the figure “$19,500,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $25,000,000.

              (B) Said subsection (a) of said section 155 of said chapter 139, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out the words “and (vii)” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- (vii) $21,800,000 to the secretary of administration and finance, for transfer to appropriate accounts for information technology operating expenses; and (viii).

              GAA Technical Corrections

              SECTION 9. (A) The fourth sentence of section 41 of chapter 19A of the General Laws, inserted by section 32 of chapter 38 of the acts of 2013, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “that” the following word:- no.

              (B) Section 2 of said chapter 38 is hereby amended by re-designating item 2810-2041 as item 2810-2042.

              (C) Said section 2 of said chapter 38 is hereby further amended by re-designating item 2210-0105 as item 2210-0106.

              (D) Section 2E of said chapter 38 is hereby further amended by re-designating item 7066-0035 as item 1595-7066.

              Career Academies in Gateway Cities

              SECTION 10. Item 7009-6402 of said section 2 of said chapter 38 is hereby amended by striking out the text and inserting in place thereof the following text:-  For grants to support the establishment and operation of career academies in Gateway Cities, and to build stronger relationships and partnerships among high schools, institutions of higher education, local employers, and workforce development entities, in order to create multiple and seamless pathways to employment; provided, that such funds shall be used to establish Education and Industry Coordinating Councils (EICCs); provided further, that the EICCs shall be chaired by the district superintendent and chair of the local workforce investment boards, and shall include representatives from district high schools, institutions of higher education, industry partners, and local/regional employers; provided further, that this funding shall be used to engage in planning to establish career academies or to plan for the establishment of these academies during the following fiscal year; and, provided further, that this funding shall also be used to support the implementation of new academic and career programs at established career academies for up to 1 year of operation; and provided further, that funds may be expended through August 31, 2014 to allow for summer planning activities and programming.

              Innovation Fellowships

              SECTION 11. Item 7061-9011 of said section 2 of said chapter 38 is hereby amended by striking the words “and provided further, that priority shall be given to schools proposed in level 3 and 4 districts” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- provided further, that priority shall be given to schools proposed in level 3 and 4 districts; and provided further, that up to $225,000 of the funds may be expended through June 30, 2015 on innovation fellowships in sponsoring school districts that will participate in an in-depth, yearlong planning process, which shall include, but not be limited to, a comprehensive review and analysis of the department’s District Standards and Indicators, Conditions for School Effectiveness, and other priorities of the department.

              Medical Assistance Trust Fund Transfer

              SECTION 12. (A) Item 1595-1068 of section 2E of said chapter 38 is hereby amended by striking out the words “$312,050,000 from the Medical Assistance Trust Fund to the Cambridge public health commission for dates of service in state and federal fiscal year 2014 only after the Cambridge public health commission transfers up to $156,025,000 of its funds to the Medical Assistance Trust Fund using a federally permissible source of funds which shall fully satisfy the non-federal share of such payment” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- $308,000,000 from the Medical Assistance Trust Fund to the Cambridge Public Health Commission for dates of service in state and federal fiscal year 2014 only after the Cambridge public health commission transfers up to $154,000,000 of its funds to the Medical Assistance Trust Fund using a federally permissible source of funds which shall fully satisfy the non-federal share of such payment; and provided further, that $174,025,000 in payments made for federal fiscal year 2013 shall be made from the Medical Assistance Trust Fund, of which $28,050,000 shall be made to the Cambridge Public Health Commission for dates of service in state and federal fiscal year 2013 only after the Cambridge Public Health Commission transfers up to $14,025,000 of its funds to the Medical Assistance Trust Fund using a federally permissible source of funds which shall fully satisfy the non-federal share of such payment.

              (B) Said item 1595-1068 of said section 2E of said chapter 38 is hereby further amended by striking out the figure “$394,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $568,025,000.

              CCTF Balance Transfer and Spending Authority

              SECTION 13. (a) Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the secretary of administration and finance may direct the comptroller to transfer to the General Fund any remaining balance in the Commonwealth Care Trust Fund as of June 30, 2013. 

              (b) Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the secretary of administration and finance may expend funds from the Commonwealth Care Trust Fund in anticipation of receipt of revenue during fiscal year 2014. The secretary shall ensure that no expenditures from the fund shall cause the fund to be in deficiency at the close of the fiscal year.

              Effective Collective Bargaining Agreements

              SECTION 14.   The salary adjustments and other economic benefits authorized by the following collective bargaining agreements shall be effective for the purpose of section 7 of chapter 150E of the General Laws:

              (a) between the commonwealth and the Massachusetts Correction Officers Federated Union, Unit 4;

              (b) between the Bristol sheriff and the  Bristol Correction Officers MCOFU, Unit SA4;

              (c) between the Bristol sheriff and the  Bristol NCEU, Unit SA3;

              (d) between the Bristol sheriff and the Bristol K-9 Unit, Unit SA7;

              (e) between the Franklin sheriff and the Franklin Administrative Professionals IBCO, Unit SF3;

              (f) between the Franklin sheriff and the Franklin NCEU Correction Officers, Unit SF1;

              (g) between the Hampshire sheriff and the Hampshire Treatment Staff Local 1459, Unit SH6;

              (h) between the Hampshire sheriff and the Hampshire Non-Uniform, Unit SH7;

              (i) between the Hampshire sheriff and the Hampshire Sheriff Officers Independent Association, Unit SH8;

              (j) between the Hampshire sheriff and the Hampshire Correction Officers NCEU, Unit SH9;

              (k) between the Suffolk sheriff and the Suffolk Jail Officers, Unit SS4;

              (l) between the Worcester sheriff and the NEPBA Local 275, Unit SW2;

              (m) between the Worcester sheriff and the NEPBA Local 550, Unit SW3; and

              (n) between the alcoholic beverages control commission and the Coalition of Public Safety, Unit 5.

              Transfer Fiscal Year 2013 Unexpended Balances to Housing Trust Fund

              SECTION 15.  Subsection (c) of section 60 of chapter 121B of the General Laws, inserted by section 106 of chapter 38 of the acts of 2013, shall take effect as of June 30, 2013.

              Effective Dates

              SECTION 16.  Sections 5, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 shall take effect as of July 1, 2013.  Except as otherwise provided, this act shall take effect as of June 30, 2013.

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