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Brian S. Dempsey

House Ways and Means Chair
Brian S. Dempsey (Bio)

SECTION 1.      To provide for the maintenance of the several departments, boards, commissions and institutions and other services, and for certain permanent improvements and to meet certain requirements of law, the sums set forth in sections 2, 2B, 2D, 2E and 3, for the several purposes and subject to the conditions specified in sections 2, 2B, 2D, 2E and 3, are hereby appropriated from the General Fund unless specifically designated otherwise, subject to the provisions of law regulating the disbursement of public funds and the approval thereof for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014.  All sums appropriated under this act, including supplemental and deficiency budgets, shall be expended in a manner reflecting and encouraging a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for members of minority groups, women and handicapped persons.  All officials and employees of an agency, board, department, commission or division receiving monies under this act shall take affirmative steps to ensure equality of opportunity in the internal affairs of state government, as well as in their relations with the public, including those persons and organizations doing business with the commonwealth.  Each agency, board, department, commission or division, in spending appropriated sums and discharging its statutory responsibilities, shall adopt measures to ensure equal opportunity in the areas of hiring, promotion, demotion or transfer, recruitment, layoff or termination, rates of compensation, in-service or apprenticeship training programs and all terms and conditions of employment.
SECTION 1A. In accordance with Articles LXIII and CVII of the Articles of Amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth and section 6D of chapter 29 of the General Laws, it is hereby declared that the amounts of revenue set forth in this section by source for the respective funds of the commonwealth for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014, are necessary and sufficient to provide the means to defray the appropriations and expenditures from such funds for that fiscal year as set forth and authorized in section 2. The comptroller shall keep a distinct account of actual receipts from each such source by each such fund, furnish the executive office for administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means with quarterly statements comparing such receipts with the projected receipts set forth in this section, and include a full statement comparing such actual and projected receipts in the annual report for that fiscal year pursuant to section 12 of chapter 7A of the General Laws. These quarterly and annual reports shall also include detailed statements of any other sources of revenue for the budgeted funds in addition to those specified in this section.
 
Fiscal Year 2014 Revenue by Source and Budgeted Fund (in Millions)
 
 Source
 All Budgeted Funds*
 General Fund
 Commonwealth Transportation Fund
 Tourism Fund
 Other Budgeted Funds
 Alcoholic Beverages
            78.4
              78.4
 
 
 
 Cigarettes
          585.5
            585.5
 
 
 
 Corporations
       1,691.0
         1,691.0
 
 
 
 Deeds
          188.1
            188.1
 
 
 
 Estate Inheritance
          261.7
            261.7
 
 
 
 Financial Institutions
            51.3
              51.3
 
 
 
 Income
     13,056.7
       13,056.7
 
 
 
 Insurance
          381.9
            381.9
 
 
 
 Motor Fuels
          762.9
 
                  762.0
 
                  0.9
 Public Utilities
          (10.8)
            (10.8)
 
 
 
 Room Occupancy
          131.5
              85.5
 
              46.0
 
 Sales - Regular
       3,921.1
         3,921.1
 
 
 
 Sales - Meals
          957.5
            957.5
 
 
 
 Sales - Motor Vehicles
          696.5
 
                  696.5
 
 
 Miscellaneous
            17.0
              17.0
 
 
 
 UI Surcharges
            21.6
 
 
 
                21.6
Total Tax Revenues
     22,791.8
       21,264.7
               1,458.6
              46.0
                22.5
 
 
 
 
 
 
 SBA Transfer
        (725.6)
          (614.2)
                (111.4)
 
 
 MBTA Transfer
        (799.3)
          (672.7)
                (126.6)
 
 
 Pension Transfer
     (1,630.0)
       (1,630.0)
 
 
 
 Workforce Training Fund Transfer
          (21.6)
 
 
 
               (21.6)
 Transfer to State Retirees Benefits Trust Fund
        (425.0)
          (425.0)
 
 
 
Total Consensus Taxes for Budget
     19,190.2
       17,922.8
               1,220.6
              46.0
                  0.9
 
 
 
 
 
 
DOR Administrative Provisions
            36.3
              36.3
 
 
 
Delay of FAS 109 Deduction
            45.9
              45.9
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Non-Tax Revenue
 
 
 
 
 
Federal Reimbursements
       8,583.3
         8,577.7
 
 
                  5.6
Departmental Revenues
       3,437.8
        2,879.2
                  543.4
 
                15.2
Consolidated Transfers
       2,144.5
         2,241.0
 
                2.3
               (98.8)
Grand Total
     33,355.7
       31,620.6
               1,763.9
              48.3
               (77.1)
 
 

 
SECTION 1B. The comptroller shall keep a distinct account of actual receipts of non-tax revenues by each department, board, commission or institution to furnish the executive office for administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means with quarterly statements comparing such receipts with projected receipts set forth herein and to include a full statement comparing such receipts with projected receipts in the annual report for fiscal year 2014 pursuant to section 12 of chapter 7A of the General Laws.  The quarterly and annual reports shall also include detailed statements of any other sources of revenue for the budgeted funds in addition to those specified in this section.
 
Source
Restricted Non-Tax Revenue
Unrestricted Non-Tax Revenue
Total Non-Tax Revenue
Attorney General Office
$1,000,000
$53,614,155
$54,614,155
Department of Agricultural Resources
$0
$5,709,655
$5,709,655
Administrative Law Appeals Division
$0
$45,000
$45,000
Executive Office for Administration and Finance
$0
$4,321,813
$4,321,813
Appeals Court
$0
$410,942
$410,942
Mass Cultural Council
$0
$6,584,483
$6,584,483
Appellate Tax Board
$400,000
$1,903,433
$2,303,433
Berkshire Community College
$0
$156,051
$156,051
Berkshire District Attorney
$0
$0
$0
Bunker Hill Community College
$0
$423,800
$423,800
Board of Library Commissioners
$0
$2,000
$2,000
Bristol Community College
$0
$490,000
$490,000
Bureau of State Buildings
$0
$148,463
$148,463
Bridgewater State University
$0
$1,500,290
$1,500,290
Sheriff Department Bristol
$7,200,000
$1,811,360
$9,011,360
Commission Against Discrimination
$2,248,910
$186,590
$2,435,500
Cape Cod Community College
$0
$453,000
$453,000
Emergency Management Agency
$8,240,270
$0
$8,240,270
Soldiers' Home In Massachusetts
$510,000
$13,719,829
$14,229,829
Criminal History Systems Board
$3,000,000
$9,505,065
$12,505,065
Municipal Police Training Committee
$900,000
$2,000
$902,000
Chief Medical Examiner
$7,000
$2,570,700
$2,577,700
Committee for Public Counsel Services
$8,900,000
$50,000
$8,950,000
Campaign & Political Finance
$0
$97,800
$97,800
Civil Service Commission
$0
$15,000
$15,000
Intragovernmental Service Spending
$487,895
$637,798,302
$638,286,197
District Attorney Association
$0
$0
$0
Disabled Persons Protection Commission
$0
$0
$0
Capital Asset Management and Maintenance Division
$16,900,000
$48,121,719
$65,021,719
Department Conservation and Recreation
$18,999,860
$4,752,473
$23,752,333
Department of Fire Services
$3,000
$23,545,240
$23,548,240
Department of Industrial Accidents
$0
$0
$0
Department of Labor Relations
$100,000
$101,000
$201,000
Department of Mental Health
$125,000
$90,286,508
$90,411,508
Department of Developmental Services
$150,000
$540,871,910
$541,021,910
Division of Banks
$2,650,000
$23,303,397
$25,953,397
Department of Correction
$14,679,686
$3,793,599
$18,473,285
Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
$1,842,412
$8,013,329
$9,855,741
Division of Insurance
$0
$91,152,181
$91,152,181
Department of Labor Standards
$0
$0
$0
Department of Revenue
$6,547,280
$185,011,775
$191,559,055
Division of Standards
$1,055,751
$1,832,344
$2,888,095
Massachusetts Department of Transportation
$0
$542,990,000
$542,990,000
Department of Public Health
$85,725,633
$149,783,004
$235,508,636
Department of Public Safety
$7,291,753
$19,698,765
$26,990,518
Department of Public Utilities
$2,350,000
$13,461,390
$15,811,390
Massachusetts Highway Department
$0
$0
$0
Department of Children and Families
$2,477,119
$188,272,861
$190,749,980
Department of Youth Services
$0
$4,100,480
$4,100,480
Eastern District Attorney
$0
$0
$0
Executive Office of Education
$0
$0
$0
Department of Early Education & Care
$0
$198,177,809
$198,177,809
Executive Office of Health and Human Services
$260,100,000
$5,758,545,342
$6,018,645,342
Department of Elder Affairs
$750,000
$1,570,779,555
$1,571,529,555
Department of Energy Resources
$0
$4,686,264
$4,686,264
Executive Office of Environmental Affairs
$380,000
$4,487,000
$4,867,000
Dept of Workforce Development
$666,450
$25,092,825
$25,759,275
Executive Office of Public Safety & Homeland Security
$0
$5,000
$5,000
Department of Environmental Protection
$6,318,966
$30,750,248
$37,069,214
State Ethics Commission
$0
$50,000
$50,000
Executive Office for Administration and Finance
$0
$0
$0
Framingham State University
$0
$1,100,000
$1,100,000
Fitchburg State University
$0
$1,270,253
$1,270,253
Department of Fish and Game
$417,989
$15,983,425
$16,401,414
Greenfield Community College
$0
$150,000
$150,000
Group Insurance Commission
$2,358,247
$685,200,015
$687,558,262
Governors Office
$0
$0
$0
Holyoke Community College
$0
$630,709
$630,709
Health Care Finance & Policy
$4,000,000
$22,550,000
$26,550,000
Soldiers' Home In Holyoke
$1,214,069
$13,348,208
$14,562,277
House of Representatives
$0
$0
$0
Human Resources Division
$2,700,000
$5,000
$2,705,000
Sheriff Department Hampshire
$0
$258,448
$258,448
Office of Inspector General
$600,000
$0
$600,000
Information Technology Division
$554,730
$10,000
$564,730
George Fingold Library
$0
$0
$0
Lottery Commission
$852,386,334
$184,092,338
$1,036,478,672
Massasoit Community College
$0
$747,000
$747,000
Mass Bay Community College
$0
$685,000
$685,000
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
$0
$0
$0
Mass Commission for The Blind
$0
$3,294,773
$3,294,773
Middlesex Community College
$0
$291,333
$291,333
Commission for The Deaf and Hard of Hearing
$0
$165,778
$165,778
Mass Gaming Commission
$1,150,000
$0
$1,150,000
Worcester (Middle) District Attorney
$0
$0
$0
Military Division
$1,400,000
$0
$1,400,000
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
$0
$0
$0
Merit Rating Board
$0
$0
$0
Mass Rehabilitation Commission
$0
$3,777,992
$3,777,992
Mt Wachusett Community College
$0
$219,221
$219,221
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
$0
$235,931
$235,931
Northern Essex Community College
$0
$234,138
$234,138
Norfolk District Attorney
$0
$0
$0
Middlesex (Northern) District Attorney
$0
$0
$0
North Shore Community College
$0
$726,000
$726,000
Sheriff Department Nantucket
$0
$0
$0
Northwestern District Attorney
$0
$0
$0
Dept of Housing and Community Development
$2,535,033
$2,800,268
$5,335,301
Massachusetts Office on Disability
$0
$0
$0
Office of The Comptroller
$0
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
Division of Operational Services
$6,011,018
$10,280,280
$16,291,298
Outside Adjustments
$0
$0
$0
Parole Board
$600,000
$200,000
$800,000
Performance Management
$0
$0
$0
Plymouth District Attorney
$0
$0
$0
Department of State Police
$34,584,500
$419,400
$35,003,900
Quinsigamond Community College
$0
$370,443
$370,443
Roxbury Community College
$529,843
$129,659
$659,502
Division of Professional Licensure
$660,000
$15,495,047
$16,155,047
Department of Higher Education
$0
$0
$0
Registry of Motor Vehicles
$0
$0
$0
State Auditors Office
$0
$0
$0
Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation
$500,000
$750,175
$1,250,175
Sheriffs Department Association
$0
$0
$0
Sheriff Department Berkshire
$750,000
$35,000
$785,000
Sheriff Department Barnstable
$250,000
$53,191
$303,191
Sheriff Department Essex
$0
$2,047,800
$2,047,800
Sheriff Department Franklin
$2,850,000
$41,000
$2,891,000
Sheriff Department Hampden
$3,265,000
$412,000
$3,677,000
Sheriff Department Middlesex
$75,000
$174,000
$249,000
Sheriff Department Norfolk
$1,200,000
$0
$1,200,000
Sheriff Department Plymouth
$12,000,000
$0
$12,000,000
Sheriff Department Suffolk
$8,000,000
$0
$8,000,000
Sheriff Department Worcester
$0
$167,480
$167,480
Department of Business Development
$0
$0
$0
Secretary of State
$536,084
$223,817,844
$224,353,928
Senate
$0
$0
$0
Supreme Judicial Court
$0
$2,928,375
$2,928,375
Sex Offender Registry
$0
$0
$0
State Racing Commission
$0
$0
$0
Salem State University
$0
$923,000
$923,000
Springfield Tech Comm College
$0
$951,579
$951,579
Department of Telecommunication and Cable
$0
$5,201,489
$5,201,489
Trial Revenue Balance
$0
$0
$0
Trial Court
$0
$112,392,751
$112,392,751
Office of The State Treasurer
$50,586,714
$169,105,688
$219,692,402
Executive Office of Transportation
$0
$0
$0
University of Massachusetts System
$0
$132,384,526
$132,384,526
Department of Veterans Services
$565,000
$15,000
$580,000
Victim and Witness Assistance Board
$0
$0
$0
Department of Transitional Assistance
$0
$445,239,779
$445,239,779
Worcester State University
$0
$1,133,851
$1,133,851
Westfield State University
$0
$988,000
$988,000
Total Non-Tax Revenue
$1,454,286,546
$12,344,618,935
$13,798,905,482
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
section 2.
 
JUDICIARY.
 
Supreme Judicial Court.
 
0320-0003         For the operation of the supreme judicial court, including salaries of the chief justice and the 6 associate justices......................................................................................... $8,163,810
 
0320-0010         For the operation of the clerk’s office of the supreme judicial court for Suffolk county................................................................................................................... $1,400,797
 
0321-0001         For the operation of the commission on judicial conduct................................... $592,597
 
0321-0100         For the services of the board of bar examiners.............................................. $1,142,291
 
Committee for Public Counsel Services.
 
0321-1500         For the operation of the committee for public counsel services, as authorized by chapter 211D of the General Laws; provided, that the committee shall implement a system in which no less than 25 per cent of indigent clients shall be represented by public defenders no later than September 30, 2013; provided further, that to the extent feasible, the committee shall assign public defenders to district and superior courts; provided further, that the committee must approve by majority vote any increase in the base salary or rate of compensation for employees holding management positions including, but not limited to, chiefs, deputy chiefs, directors, assistant directors, and managers; provided further, that the committee shall submit a report to the clerks of the house of representatives and senate, the joint committee on the judiciary and the house and senate committees on ways and means, no later than November 28, 2013, that shall include, but not be limited to, the following, which shall be delineated by type of case and geographic location: (a) the number of clients assisted by the committee in the prior fiscal year, delineated by public defender and private bar advocate; (b) the average cost for public defender services rendered per client in the prior fiscal year; (c) the average cost for private bar advocate services rendered per client in the prior fiscal year; (d) the average number of hours spent per case by public defenders in the prior fiscal year; (e) the average number of hours billed by private bar advocates in the prior fiscal year; (f) the total amount of counsel fees paid to the committee by clients for services rendered in the prior fiscal year; (g) the total of indigent but able to contribute fees paid to the committee by clients for services rendered in the prior fiscal year; (h) any proposed expansion of legal services delineated by type of service, target population and cost; (i) the costs for services rendered per client in the prior fiscal year; (j) the current percentage of indigent defendants represented by public defenders by division and courthouse; (k) the number of public defenders hired since the start of fiscal year 2012 by division and courthouse; (l) the current number of public defenders and private bar advocates assigned to each courthouse and division; (m) the number of former private bar advocates that have been hired as public defenders since the start of fiscal year 2012; (n) the total number of cases that have been assigned to all new public defenders, delineated by type of case, division and courthouse since the start of fiscal year 2012; (o) the number of cases that have been assigned to private bar advocates, delineated by type of case, division and courthouse since the start of fiscal year 2012; (p) the total number of support staff, investigators, attorneys in charge and management personnel that have been hired since the start of fiscal year 2012; (q) the caseload of attorneys in charge compared to the caseload of public defender staff attorneys; and (r) the number of public defenders hired over the previous  27 months that have not been assigned to district or superior court and the reason for their division assignments; provided further, that the committee shall submit quarterly reports to the house and senate committees on ways and means starting on September 30, 2013 that shall include, but not be limited to: (a) any perceived impediments to implementing the expansion plan by September 30, 2013 and possible solutions to such impediments; (b) the expected surplus or deficiency for fiscal year  2014 of items 0321-1500, 0321-1504, 0321-1510 and 0321-1520; (c) the current and projected number of public defenders and private bar advocates assigned to each courthouse; (d) the number of public defenders that have been hired, both to date and since the previous quarter; (e) the offices and divisions that these public defenders have been assigned to; (f) the total number of cases that have been assigned to these public defenders; (g) the total number of cases that have been assigned to all public defenders; (h) the number of public defender vacancies to be filled; (i) the total number of support staff, investigators, attorneys in charge and management that have been hired; (j) the number of cases that have been assigned to private bar advocates; (k) the total billable hours to date of private bar advocates; (l) changes to the private bar advocate billing system; (m) the staffing efficiencies that have been achieved; (n) the billing improvements that have been made; (o) the number and cost of private investigators used, delineated by firm; (p) the number, cost and cost per hour of psychologists and psychiatrists used by private bar advocate, delineated by firm; (q) the number, cost and cost per hour of psychologists and psychiatrists used by public defender, delineated by firm; (r) the number of clients assisted by the committee, delineated by public defender and private bar advocate representation, and further delineated by type of case and courthouse; (s) the average cost for public defender services rendered per client, delineated by type of case and courthouse; (t) the average cost for private bar advocate services rendered per client, delineated by type of case and courthouse; (u) the average number of hours spent per case by public defenders, delineated by type of case and courthouse; (v) the average number of hours billed by private bar advocates, delineated by type of case and courthouse; (w) the billable hours of private bar advocates broken down by travel time, time spent in court and courthouse, including wait time and trial preparation time, including interview time, investigating time and research time; (x) the total amount of counsel fees paid to the committee by clients for services rendered, delineated by type of case and courthouse; and (y) the total amount of indigent but able to contribute fees paid to the committee by clients for services rendered, delineated by type of case and courthouse; provided further, that this data shall be provided in a cumulative manner and compared with data from the current quarter to the previous 3 quarters and data from fiscal years 2012 and 2013; and provided further, that the committee, in conjunction with the division of capital asset management and maintenance, shall provide a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on November 1, 2013 that shall include: (a) the office spaces leased for committee staff and for use by public defenders on June 30, 2011 by address, square footage, cost per square foot and the number of full-time employees; (b) the office spaces leased for committee staff and for use by public defenders on September 13, 2013 by address, square footage, cost per square foot and number of full-time employees; and (c) the projected additional office space needs for committee staff and for use by public defenders................................................................................................................... $22,014,712
 
0321-1504         For the payroll costs of the committee’s public defenders, attorneys in charge and appeals attorneys, including fringe benefits costs; provided, that funds appropriated herein shall be expended only in the AA and DD object classes; and provided further, that funds appropriated herein shall not be expended for administrative support staff or services of any kind................................................................................................................. $23,436,468
 
0321-1510         For compensation paid to private counsel assigned to criminal and civil cases under subsection (b) of section 6 of chapter 211D of the General Laws, pursuant to section 11 of said chapter 211D; provided, that not more than $2,000,000 of the sum appropriated in this item may be expended for services rendered before fiscal year  2014.................. $98,906,090
 
0321-1518         For the chief counsel for the committee for public counsel services which may expend an amount not to exceed $8,900,000 from revenues collected from fees charged for attorney representation of indigent clients; provided, that no less than $2,800,000 shall be spent on the salaries of employees that were hired as a result of the committee’s expansion; provided further, that no funds from this line item shall be spent on bills encumbered in line items 0321-1510 and 0321-1520; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the committee 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....................................................................................... $8,900,000
 
0321-1520         For fees and costs as defined in section 27A of chapter 261 of the General Laws, as ordered by a justice of the appeals court or a justice of a department of the trial court on behalf of indigent persons, as defined in said section 27A of said chapter 261; provided, that not more than $1,000,000 of the sum appropriated in this item may be expended for services rendered before fiscal year 2014................................................................................. $9,010,351
 
Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation.
 
0321-1600         For the Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation to provide legal representation for indigent or otherwise disadvantaged residents of the commonwealth; provided, that the corporation shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than January 31, 2014 that shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (a) the number of persons assisted by the programs funded by the corporation in the prior fiscal year; (b) any proposed expansion of legal services delineated by type of service, target population and cost; and (c) the total number of indigent or otherwise disadvantaged residents who received services of the corporation, by type of case and geographic location; provided further, that the corporation may contract with any organization for the purpose of providing representation; and provided further, that notwithstanding the first paragraph of section 9 of chapter 221A of the General Laws, funds shall be expended for the Disability Benefits Project, the Medicare Advocacy Project and the Battered Women’s Legal Assistance Project......... $13,000,000
 
Mental Health Legal Advisors.
 
0321-2000         For the operation of the mental health legal advisors committee and for certain programs for the indigent mentally ill, established pursuant to section 34E of chapter 221 of the General Laws...................................................................................................................... $855,117
 
Prisoners’ Legal Services.
 
0321-2100         For the expenses of Prisoners’ Legal Services................................................. $981,810
 
Social Law Library.
 
0321-2205         For the expenses of the social law library located in Suffolk county................ $1,240,000
 
Appeals Court.
 
0322-0100         For the appeals court, including the salaries, traveling allowances and expenses of the chief justice, recall judges and the associate justices............................................ $12,017,899
 
Trial Court.
 
0330-0101         For the salaries of the justices of the 7 departments of the trial court............ $50,090,529
 
0330-0300         For the central administration of the trial court, including costs associated with trial court non-employee services, trial court dental and vision health plan agreements, jury expenses, trial court law libraries, statewide telecommunications, private and municipal court rentals and leases, operation of courthouse facilities, rental of county court facilities, witness fees, printing expenses, equipment maintenance and repairs, the court interpreter program, insurance and chargeback costs, the Massachusetts sentencing commission, permanency mediation services, court security and judicial training; provided, that the court shall expand and maximize usage of videoconferencing whenever and wherever applicable, including in cooperation with the offices of the county sheriffs; provided further, that the court administrator shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than January 31, 2014, detailing the number of court officers, per diem court officers and security personnel located in each trial court of the commonwealth; provided further, that not less than $30,000 shall be spent for the ‘Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Project’ to provide legal services to such grandparents in the areas of family law and public benefits, and further requiring the chief justice of administration and management to make a report to the General Court on or before January 1, 2014, of all grandparents who requested legal services, their eligibility for such services and whether or not they were denied due to insufficient resources, including the legal problem for which they sought assistance; provided further, that the trial court shall record all fees that are collected pursuant to subsection (e) of section 2A of chapter 211D of the General Laws and shall record said fees in a separate source code entitled “indigent misrepresentation fees”; provided further, that the trial court shall record all fees that are collected pursuant to subsection (f) of said section 2A of said chapter 211D and shall record said fees in a separate source code entitled “indigent counsel fees”; provided further, that the trial court shall record all fees collected pursuant to S.J.C. Rule 3:10 (10)(c)(ii) and shall record said fees in a separate source code entitled “indigent but able to contribute fees”; provided further, that 50 per cent of all fees payable pursuant to Massachusetts Rules of Criminal Procedure 15(d) and 30(c)(8) shall be paid from this item; provided further, that notwithstanding section 9A of chapter 30 of the General Laws, or any other general or special law to the contrary, the rights afforded to a veteran, pursuant to said section 9A of said chapter 30, shall also be afforded to any such veteran who holds a trial court office or position in the service of the commonwealth not classified under chapter 31 of the General Laws, other than an elective office, an appointive office for a fixed term or an office or position under section 7 of chapter 30 and who: (a) has held the office or position for not less than 1 year; and (b) has 30 years of total creditable service to the Commonwealth, as defined in chapter 32 of the General Laws; provided further, that the trial court shall submit a report to the victim and witness assistance board detailing the amount of assessments imposed within each court by a justice or clerk-magistrate during the previous calendar year pursuant to section 8 of chapter 258B of the General Laws; provided further, that the report shall include, but not be limited to, the number of cases in which the assessment was reduced or waived by a judge or clerk-magistrate within the courts; provided further, that the report shall be submitted to the victim and witness assistance board on or before January 10, 2014; and provided further, that the court administrator shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than January 31, 2014, that shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (a) the amount of money transferred from any item of appropriation; (b) the line item number of the appropriation making the transfer; (c) the line item number of the appropriation receiving the transfer; and (d) the reason for the necessity of the transfer........................................................................................... $219,842,717
 
Superior Court Department.
 
0331-0100         For the operation of the superior court department; provided, that funds shall be expended for medical malpractice tribunals in accordance with section 60B of chapter 231 of the General Laws; and provided further, that the clerk of the court shall have responsibility for the internal administration of his office, including personnel, staff services and record keeping $29,971,606
 
District Court Department.
 
0332-0100         For the operation of the district court department, including a civil conciliation program; provided, that notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, the district court of Chelsea shall be the permanent location for the northern trial session to handle 6 person jury cases; provided further, that all personnel within said district court whose duties related to said northern trial session shall report to the clerk magistrate of said district court; and provided further, that the clerk magistrate shall utilize whatever space within the facility-at-large he deems necessary to comply with S.J.C. Rule 3:12, Canon 3(A)6....... $60,926,072
 
Probate and Family Court Department.
 
0333-0002         For the operation of the probate and family court department....................... $28,021,197
 
Land Court Department.
 
0334-0001         For the operation of the land court department.............................................. $3,419,473
 
Boston Municipal Court Department.
 
0335-0001         For the operation of the Boston municipal court department......................... $12,834,050
 
Housing Court Department.
 
0336-0002         For the operation of the housing court department......................................... $7,328,000
 
Juvenile Court Department.
 
0337-0002         For the operation of the juvenile court department; provided, that in fiscal year 2014 the department shall not reduce the amount allocated to the CASA programs as appearing in items 0337-0300, 0337-0400, 0337-0600, 0337-0700 of section 2 of chapter 182 of the acts of 2008 by more than 5 per cent................................................................................... $17,497,583
 
Office of the Commissioner of Probation.
 
0339-1001         For the office of the commissioner of probation; provided, that associate probation officers shall only perform in-court functions and shall assume the in-court duties of the currently employed probation officers who shall be reassigned within the probation service, subject to collective bargaining agreements, to perform intensive, community-based supervision of probationers, including the intensive supervision and community restraint services in item 0339-1003; provided further, that funds from this item shall be expended for the costs associated with full implementation of chapter 303 of the acts of 2006 and chapter 418 of the acts of 2006 to ensure effective supervision of probationers who are monitored through global positioning system bracelets; provided further, that no funds shall be expended from this item to cover the costs of building leases; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law, rule or regulation to the contrary, probation officer personnel and probation clerical support staff assigned to the courts shall be provided with suitable office space in their current location in and around the various divisions and departments of the trial court, as the case may be, or in suitable office space as appropriate, with the advice and consent of the commissioner; and provided further, that the office shall enter into an interagency service agreement with the department of revenue to verify income data and to use the department’s wage reporting and bank match system for the purpose of weekly tape-matching to determine an individual’s eligibility for appointment of indigent counsel, as defined in chapter 211D of the General Laws................................................................................................................ $126,229,414
 
0339-1003         For the office of community corrections and performance-based contracts for the operation of community corrections centers; provided, that the office shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than October 11, 2013 on the benchmarks used to assess performance-based contracts; provided further, that the executive director shall submit a spending and management plan for each community corrections center, that shall include, but not be limited to, the progress and outcomes of performance-based contracting, to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than January 31, 2014; provided further, that funds from this item shall not be expended between January 1, 2014 and June 30, 2014 for centers which failed to meet minimum performance-based contract requirements as determined by the Executive Director of the Office of Community Corrections between July 1, 2013 and December 31, 2013; provided further, that the executive director of the office of community corrections may make funds from this item available for rehabilitative pilot programs that incorporate evidence-based correctional practices; and provided further, that the executive director shall submit a spending and management plan for each community corrections center which shall include, but not be limited to, the progress and outcomes of performance-based contracting, to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than June 30, 2014 ............................................................................. $20,528,691
 
0339-2100         For the office of the jury commissioner in accordance with chapter 234A of the General Laws................................................................................................................... $2,862,512
 
District Attorneys.
 
Suffolk District Attorney.
 
0340-0100         For the Suffolk district attorney’s office, including the victim and witness assistance program, the child abuse and sexual assault prosecution program, the domestic violence unit and the children’s advocacy center; provided, that 50 per cent of fees payable pursuant to Massachusetts Rules of Criminal Procedure 15 (d) and 30 (c)(8) for appeals taken by the office shall be paid from this item; and provided further, that no assistant district attorney shall be paid an annual salary of less than $37,500................................................... $16,855,414
 
0340-0198         For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the Suffolk district attorney’s office...................................................................................................................... $354,303
 
Middlesex District Attorney.
 
0340-0200         For the Middlesex district attorney’s office, including the victim and witness assistance program, the child abuse and sexual assault prosecution program and the domestic violence unit; provided, that 50 per cent of fees payable pursuant to Massachusetts Rules of Criminal Procedure 15 (d) and 30 (c)(8) for appeals taken by the office shall be paid from this item; and provided further, that no assistant district attorney shall be paid an annual salary of less than $37,500...................................................................................................... $14,374,985
 
0340-0298         For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the Middlesex district attorney’s office............................................................................................................. $516,485
 
Eastern District Attorney.
 
0340-0300         For the Eastern district attorney’s office, including the victim and witness assistance program, the child abuse and sexual assault prosecution program and the domestic violence unit; provided, that 50 per cent of fees payable pursuant to Massachusetts Rules of Criminal Procedure 15 (d) and 30 (c)(8) for appeals taken by the office shall be paid from this item; and provided further, that no assistant district attorney shall be paid an annual salary of less than $37,500........................................................................................................ $8,832,189
 
0340-0398         For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the Eastern district attorney’s office...................................................................................................................... $504,351
 
Worcester District Attorney.
 
0340-0400         For the Worcester district attorney’s office, including the victim and witness assistance program, the child abuse and sexual assault prosecution program and the domestic violence unit; provided, that 50 per cent of fees payable pursuant to Massachusetts Rules of Criminal Procedure 15 (d) and 30 (c)(8) for appeals taken by the office shall be paid from this item; and provided further, that no assistant district attorney shall be paid an annual salary of less than $37,500........................................................................................................ $9,334,263
 
0340-0498         For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the Worcester district attorney’s office............................................................................................................. $413,499
 
Hampden District Attorney.
 
0340-0500         For the Hampden district attorney’s office, including the victim and witness assistance program, the child abuse and sexual assault prosecution program and the domestic violence unit; provided, that 50 per cent of fees payable pursuant to Massachusetts Rules of Criminal Procedure 15 (d) and 30 (c)(8) for appeals taken by the office shall be paid from this item; and provided further, that no assistant district attorney shall be paid an annual salary of less than $37,500........................................................................................................ $8,404,444
 
0340-0598         For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the Hampden district attorney’s office............................................................................................................. $339,899
 
Hampshire/Franklin District Attorney.
 
0340-0600         For the Hampshire/Franklin district attorney’s office, including the victim and witness assistance program, the child abuse and sexual assault prosecution program and the domestic violence unit; provided, that 50 per cent of fees payable pursuant to Massachusetts Rules of Criminal Procedure 15 (d) and 30 (c)(8) for appeals taken by the office shall be paid from this item; and provided further, that no assistant district attorney shall be paid an annual salary of less than $37,500........................................................................................................ $5,232,902
 
0340-0698         For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the Hampshire/Franklin district attorney’s office.............................................................................................. $294,248
 
Norfolk District Attorney.
 
0340-0700         For the Norfolk district attorney’s office, including the victim and witness assistance program, the child abuse and sexual assault prosecution program and the domestic violence unit; provided, that 50 per cent of fees payable pursuant to Massachusetts Rules of Criminal Procedure 15 (d) and 30 (c)(8) for appeals taken by the office shall be paid from this item; and provided further, that no assistant district attorney shall be paid an annual salary of less than $37,500........................................................................................................ $8,610,626
 
0340-0798         For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the Norfolk district attorney’s office...................................................................................................................... $427,306
 
Plymouth District Attorney.
 
0340-0800         For the Plymouth district attorney’s office, including the victim and witness assistance program, the child abuse and sexual assault prosecution program and the domestic violence unit; provided, that 50 per cent of fees payable pursuant to Massachusetts Rules of Criminal Procedure 15 (d) and 30 (c)(8) for appeals taken by the office shall be paid from this item; and provided further, that no assistant district attorney shall be paid an annual salary of less than $37,500........................................................................................................ $7,468,951
 
0340-0898         For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the Plymouth district attorney’s office ............................................................................................................ $429,842
 
Bristol District Attorney.
 
0340-0900         For the Bristol district attorney’s office, including the victim and witness assistance program, the child abuse and sexual assault prosecution program and the domestic violence unit; provided, that 50 per cent of fees payable pursuant to Massachusetts Rules of Criminal Procedure 15 (d) and 30 (c)(8) for appeals taken by the office shall be paid from this item; and provided further, that no assistant district attorney shall be paid an annual salary of less than $37,500........................................................................................................ $7,771,053
 
0340-0998         For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the Bristol district attorney’s office...................................................................................................................... $326,318
 
Cape and Islands District Attorney.
 
0340-1000         For the Cape and Islands district attorney’s office, including the victim and witness assistance program, the child abuse and sexual assault prosecution program and the domestic violence unit; provided, that 50 per cent of fees payable pursuant to Massachusetts Rules of Criminal Procedure 15 (d) and 30 (c)(8) for appeals taken by the office shall be paid from this item; and provided further, that no assistant district attorney shall be paid an annual salary of less than $37,500........................................................................................................ $3,798,541
 
0340-1098         For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the Cape and Islands district attorney’s office.............................................................................................. $278,735
 
Berkshire District Attorney.
 
0340-1100         For the Berkshire district attorney’s office, including the victim and witness assistance program, the child abuse and sexual assault prosecution program, the drug task force and the domestic violence unit; provided, that 50 per cent of fees payable pursuant to Massachusetts Rules of Criminal Procedure 15 (d) and 30 (c)(8) for appeals taken by the office shall be paid from this item; provided further, that no assistant district attorney shall be paid an annual salary of less than $37,500; and provided further, that funds shall be expended for the operation and management of the Berkshire County Drug Task Force.................................. $3,698,799
 
0340-1198         For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the Berkshire district attorney’s office............................................................................................................. $215,126
 
DISTRICT ATTORNEYS’ ASSOCIATION.
 
0340-2100         For the operation of the Massachusetts District Attorneys’ Association, including the implementation and related expenses of the district attorneys’ offices automation and case management and tracking system; provided, that expenses associated with the system may be charged directly to this item; provided further, that no expenditures shall be made, on or after the effective date of this act, which would cause the commonwealth’s obligation for the purpose of this item to exceed the amount appropriated in this item; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be spent on procuring a vendor for a new case management system; provided further, that the department shall work in conjunction with the disabled persons protection commission and the 11 district attorneys' offices to prepare a report that shall include, but not be limited to: (a) the number of abuse cases that are referred to each district attorney’s office for further investigation; (b) the number of those referrals resulting in the filing of criminal charges, delineated by type of charge; (c) the number of cases referred to each district attorney's office that remains open as of the date for submission of the report; and (d) the number of cases that resulted in a criminal prosecution and the disposition of each such prosecution; provided further, that the report shall be submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the clerks of the house of representatives and the senate not later than March 14, 2014; provided further, that the association shall work in conjunction with the 11 district attorneys' offices to prepare and submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the clerks of the senate and house of representatives not later than March 1, 2014 detailing by district for calendar year 2013 the following: (a) the number of criminal cases initiated by arraignment; (b) the number of criminal cases disposed; and (c) the number of criminal cases actively managed during the year; provided further, that the report shall separately identify the number of criminal cases initiated by arraignment, the number of cases disposed and the number of cases under active management where the case includes charges for drug offenses under chapter 94C of the General Laws, motor vehicle charges under chapter 90 of the General Laws or firearm offenses under chapter 140 of the General Laws; provided further, that the association shall submit these reports to the house and senate committees on ways in means in a standard electronic format; provided further, that the association shall work in conjunction with the 11 district attorneys' offices to prepare and submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the clerks of the house of representatives and the senate not later than February 14, 2014, detailing all district attorneys’ offices' use of drug forfeiture funds collected pursuant to chapter 94C of the General Laws; provided further, that the report shall include, but not be limited to: (a) the amount of the funds deposited into an office's special law enforcement trust fund in fiscal years 2011, 2012 and 2013; (b) how the funds were used in those fiscal years; and (c) the balance in the fund as of January 3, 2014; provided further, that the department shall work together with the 11 district attorneys' offices to submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the clerks of the house of representatives and the senate not later than January 31, 2014, detailing the total number and use of private attorneys participating in any volunteer prosecutor program; provided further, that the report shall include, but not be limited to: (a) the total number of personnel from private law firms participating in the program at each of the 11 district attorney’s offices; (b) the name and address of the law firms; (c) the duties performed by the personnel; and (d) the benefits and cost savings associated with the program; and provided further, that each district attorney shall notify the house and senate committees on ways and means at least 30 days before transferring any funds from the AA object class of each district attorneys’ administrative line item and means of its intention to make that transfer................................................................................................................... $1,860,006
 
0340-8908         For the costs associated with maintaining the Massachusetts District Attorneys’ Association’s wide area network......................................................................................... $1,317,090
 
EXECUTIVE.
 
0411-1000         For the offices of the governor, the lieutenant governor and the governor’s council; provided, that the amount appropriated in this item may be used at the discretion of the governor for the payment of extraordinary expenses not otherwise provided for and for transfer to appropriation accounts where the amounts otherwise available may be insufficient; provided further, that funds may be expended for the governor’s commission on intellectual disability; provided further, that funds may be expended for the governor’s development coordinating council; and provided further, that the advisory council on Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, as established in the office of the governor by section 379 of chapter 194 of the acts of 1998 and section 80 of chapter 236 of the acts of 2000, shall continue during fiscal year 2014 $5,347,441
 
Office Of The Child Advocate.
 
0411-1005         For the operation of the office of the child advocate........................................ $300,000
 
SECRETARY OF THE COMMONWEALTH.
 
0511-0000         For the operation of the office of the secretary; provided, that the secretary may transfer funds between items 0540-0900, 0540-1000, 0540-1100, 0540-1200, 0540-1300, 0540-1400, 0540-1500, 0540-1600, 0540-1700, 0540-1800, 0540-1900, 0540-2000 and 0540-2100 pursuant to an allocation schedule filed with the house and senate committees on ways and means not less than 30 days before the transfer; provided further, that each register of deeds using electronic record books shall ensure that all methods of electronically recording instruments conform to the regulations or standards established by the secretary of state and the records conservation board; and provided further, that those regulations shall be issued not later than June 27, 2014................................................................................................................... $5,970,366
 
0511-0001         For the secretary of state who may expend revenues not to exceed $15,000 from the sale of merchandise at the Massachusetts state house gift shop for the purpose of replenishing and restocking gift shop inventory........................................................................... $15,000
 
0511-0002         For the operation of the corporations division; provided, that the division shall implement a corporate dissolution program which shall have a specific focus on limited liability corporations and limited liability partnerships that have failed in their statutory responsibility to file an annual report; and provided further, that the division shall file quarterly reports with the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing the total number of annual reports filed as a result of this program and the amount of revenue generated for the commonwealth $250,982
 
0511-0200         For the operation of the archives division......................................................... $360,196
 
0511-0230         For the operation of the records center.............................................................. $35,816
 
0511-0250         For the operation of the archives facility........................................................... $296,521
 
0511-0260         For the operation of the commonwealth museum.............................................. $233,708
 
0511-0270         For the secretary of state, who shall contract with the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute to provide the commonwealth with technical assistance on United States census data and to prepare annual population estimates...................................................... $396,000
 
0511-0420         For the operation of the address confidentiality program.................................. $130,000
 
0517-0000         For the printing of public documents................................................................ $583,780
 
0521-0000         For the operation of the elections division, including preparation, printing and distribution of ballots and for other miscellaneous expenses for primary and other elections; provided, that the secretary of state may award grants for voter registration and education; and provided further, that the registration and education activities may be conducted by community-based voter registration and education organizations............................................... $5,380,914
 
0521-0001         For the operation of the central voter registration computer system; provided, that an annual report detailing voter registration activity shall be submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means on or before February 1, 2014...................... $5,278,074
 
0524-0000         For providing information to voters.................................................................. $300,000
 
0526-0100         For the operation of the Massachusetts historical commission; provided, that no less than $50,000 be expended for the rehabilitation of the State Theatre in the town of Stoughton...................................................................................................................... $800,000
 
0527-0100         For the operation of the ballot law commission.................................................. $10,385
 
0528-0100         For the operation of the records conservation board.......................................... $34,056
 
0540-0900         For the registry of deeds located in the city of Lawrence in the former county of Essex................................................................................................................... $1,067,924
 
0540-1000         For the registry of deeds located in the city of Salem in the former county of Essex $2,782,843
 
0540-1100         For the registry of deeds in the former county of Franklin................................. $602,597
 
0540-1200         For the registry of deeds in the former county of Hampden............................ $1,689,061
 
0540-1300         For the registry of deeds in the former county of Hampshire............................. $471,565
 
0540-1400         For the registry of deeds located in the city of Lowell in the former county of Middlesex................................................................................................................... $1,118,352
 
0540-1500         For the registry of deeds located in the city of Cambridge in the former county of Middlesex................................................................................................................... $2,902,633
 
0540-1600         For the registry of deeds located in the town of Adams in the former county of Berkshire...................................................................................................................... $253,679
 
0540-1700         For the registry of deeds located in the city of Pittsfield in the former county of Berkshire...................................................................................................................... $423,594
 
0540-1800         For the registry of deeds located in the town of Great Barrington in the former county of Berkshire........................................................................................................ $213,546
 
0540-1900         For the registry of deeds in the former county of Suffolk............................... $1,742,713
 
0540-2000         For the registry of deeds located in the city of Fitchburg in the former county of Worcester...................................................................................................................... $667,845
 
0540-2100         For the registry of deeds located in the city of Worcester in the former county of Worcester................................................................................................................... $2,169,548
 
TREASURER AND RECEIVER GENERAL.
 
Office of the Treasurer and Receiver General.
 
0610-0000         For the office of the treasurer and receiver general; provided, that the treasurer shall provide computer services required by the teachers’ retirement board; provided further, that funds may be expended for the payment of bank fees; and provided further, that financial assistance shall be made available to injured firefighters........................................................ $9,293,605
 
0610-0010         For programs to promote and improve financial literacy of residents of the commonwealth...................................................................................................................... $100,000
 
0610-0050         For the administration of the alcoholic beverages control commission in its efforts to regulate and control the conduct and condition of traffic in alcoholic beverages; provided, that said commission shall maintain at least 1 chief investigator and other investigators for the purpose of regulating and controlling the traffic of alcoholic beverages; provided further, that said commission shall work and cooperate with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in the United States Department of Justice and other relevant federal agencies to assist in its efforts to regulate and control the traffic of alcoholic beverages; and provided further, that the commission shall seek out matching federal dollars and apply for federal grants that may be available to assist in the enforcement of laws pertaining to the traffic of alcoholic beverages..................................................................................... $2,230,721
 
0610-0051         For the operations of the alcoholic beverages control commission relative to the prevention of underage drinking and related programs, including but not limited to applying for and obtaining federal Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms funds, grants and other federal appropriations; provided, that the commission may expend revenues up to $208,862 collected from fees generated by said commission; and provided further, that for the purposes of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenue and related expenditures said commission 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.................................................................................. $208,862
 
0610-0060         For the costs associated with the investigation and enforcement division of the alcoholic beverages control commission’s implementation of the enhanced liquor enforcement programs, known as Safe Campus, Safe Holidays, Safe Prom and Safe Summer; provided, that funds from this appropriation shall not support other operating costs of item 0610-0050 $150,000
 
0610-2000         For payments made to veterans pursuant to section 16 of chapter 130 of the acts of 2005, section 11 of chapter 132 of the acts of 2009, section 32 of chapter 112 of the acts of 2010 and section 3 of chapter 171 of the acts of 2011; provided, that the office of the state treasurer may expend not more than $205,000 for costs incurred in the administration of these payments................................................................................................................... $2,803,627
 
0611-1000         For bonus payments to war veterans................................................................. $44,500
 
0612-0105         For payment of the public safety employee killed in the line of duty benefit authorized by section 100A of chapter 32 of the General Laws; provided, that the treasurer’s office shall provide immediate written notification to the secretary of administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means upon the expenditure of the funds appropriated herein......................................................................................... $300,000
 
Lottery Commission.
 
0640-0000         For the operation of the state lottery commission and arts lottery; provided, that no funds shall be expended from this item for costs associated with the promotion or advertising of lottery games; provided further, that positions funded by this item shall not be subject to chapters 30 and 31 of the General Laws; and provided further, that 25 per cent of the amount appropriated herein shall be transferred quarterly from the State Lottery and Gaming Fund to the General Fund.......................................................................................................... $80,828,513
 
0640-0005         For the costs associated with monitor games; provided, that any funds expended on promotional activities shall be limited to point-of-sale promotions and agent newsletters; and provided further, that 25 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item shall be transferred quarterly from the State Lottery and Gaming Fund to the General Fund........... $3,248,480
 
0640-0010         For the promotional activities associated with the state lottery program; provided, that 25 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item shall be transferred quarterly from the State Lottery and Gaming Fund to the General Fund.......................................................... $5,000,000
 
0640-0096         For the commonwealth’s fiscal year 2014 contributions to the health and welfare fund established pursuant to the collective bargaining agreement between the state lottery commission and the Service Employees International Union, Local 888, AFL-CIO; provided, that the contributions shall be paid to the fund on such basis as the collective bargaining agreement provides; and provided further, that 25 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item shall be transferred quarterly from the State Lottery and Gaming Fund to the General Fund $355,945
 
Massachusetts Cultural Council.
 
0640-0300         For the services and operations of the council, including grants to or contracts with public and non-public entities; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the council may expend the amounts herein appropriated for the purposes of the council as provided in sections 52 to 58, inclusive, of chapter 10 of the General Laws in such amounts and at such times as the council may determine pursuant to section 54 of said chapter 10; provided further, that 25 per cent of the amount appropriated herein shall be transferred quarterly from the State Arts Lottery Fund to the General Fund; provided further, that any funds expended from this item for the benefit of schoolchildren shall be expended for the benefit of all schoolchildren in the commonwealth and on the same terms and conditions; provided further, that the council shall not expend funds from this item for any grant or contract recipient that, in any program or activity for such schoolchildren, does not apply the same terms and conditions to all such schoolchildren; provided further, that a person employed under this item shall be considered an employee within the meaning of section 1 of chapter 150E of the General Laws and shall be placed in the appropriate bargaining unit; and provided further, that funding provided in this item shall be in addition to $3,000,000 in funding from the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency made available for the Massachusetts cultural council $8,082,439
 
Debt Service.
 
0699-0005         For the state treasurer who may retain and expend an amount not to exceed $20,000,000 in fiscal year 2014 from premiums paid on the sales of revenue anticipation notes and expend such premium payments for the purposes of paying principal and interest on account of the revenue anticipation notes........................................................................... $20,000,000
 
0699-0014         For the payment of interest, discount and principal on certain indebtedness incurred under chapter 233 of the acts of 2008 for financing the accelerated bridge program $56,249,759
 
Commonwealth Transportation Fund..................... 100%
 
0699-0015         For the payment of interest, discount and principal on certain bonded debt and the sale of bonds of the commonwealth; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the state treasurer may make payments pursuant to section 38C of chapter 29 of the General Laws from this item and items 0699-9100, 0699-2005 and 0699-0014; provided further, that the payments shall pertain to the bonds, notes or other obligations authorized to be paid from each item; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the comptroller may transfer the amounts that would otherwise be unexpended on June 30, 2014, from this item to items 0699-9100, 0699-2005 and 0699-0014 or from items 0699-9100, 0699-2005 and 0699-0014 to this item which would otherwise have insufficient amounts to meet debt service obligations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014; provided further, that each amount transferred shall be charged to the funds as specified in the item to which the amount is transferred; provided further, that payments on bonds issued pursuant to section 2O of said chapter 29 shall be paid from this item and shall be charged to the Infrastructure subfund of the Commonwealth Transportation Fund; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary or other provisions of this item, the comptroller may charge the payments authorized in the item to the appropriate budgetary or other fund subject to a plan which the comptroller shall file 10 days in advance with the house and senate committees on ways and means............................................................. $2,006,191,904
 
General Fund...................................................... 57.2%
Commonwealth Transportation Fund.................... 42.8%
 
0699-2005         For the payment of interest, discount and principal on certain indebtedness which may be incurred for financing the central artery/third harbor tunnel funding shortfall.. $116,227,203
 
Commonwealth Transportation Fund..................... 100%
 
0699-9100         For the payment of costs associated with any bonds, notes or other obligations of the commonwealth, including issuance costs, interest on bonds, bond and revenue anticipation notes, commercial paper and other notes pursuant to sections 47 and 49B of chapter 29 of the General Laws and for the payment to the United States pursuant to section 148 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 of any rebate amount or yield reduction payment owed with respect to any bonds or notes or other obligations of the commonwealth; provided, that the treasurer shall certify to the comptroller a schedule of the distribution of costs among the various funds of the commonwealth; provided further, that not more than $400,000 shall be expended from this item for the costs of personnel at the debt department of the office of the state treasurer; provided further, that the comptroller shall charge costs to the funds in accordance with the schedule; and provided further, that any deficit in this item at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014 shall be charged to the various funds or to the General Fund or the Commonwealth Transportation Fund debt service reserves................................................... $30,465,601
 
0699-9101         For the purpose of depositing with the trustee under the trust agreement authorized in section 10B of chapter 11 of the acts of 1997, an amount to be used to pay the interest due on notes of the commonwealth issued pursuant to section 9 of said chapter 11 and secured by the Federal Highway Grant Anticipation Note Trust Fund...................................... $5,504,500
 
Commonwealth Transportation Fund..................... 100%
 
STATE AUDITOR.
 
Office of the State Auditor.
 
0710-0000         For the office of the state auditor, including the review and monitoring of privatization contracts in accordance with sections 52 to 55, inclusive, of chapter 7 of the General Laws; provided, that the state auditor shall conduct an audit of the department of early education and care which shall include but not be limited to (a) vendor payments; (b) adherence to regulation concerning the transportation of students; and (c) the integrity of the current wait list for access to care................................................................................................................. $13,787,181
 
0710-0100         For the operation of the division of local mandates.......................................... $358,278
 
0710-0200         For the operation of the bureau of special investigations; provided, that the office shall file quarterly reports with the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing the total amount of fraudulently obtained benefits identified by the bureau, the total value of settlement restitution payments, actual monthly collections and any circumstances that produce shortfalls in collections................................................................................................ $1,730,862
 
0710-0220 For the implementation of chapter 224 of the acts of 2012 to investigate and review the impact of health care payment and delivery in the commonwealth………..$431,250
 
0710-0225         For the operation of the Medicaid audit unit within the division of audit operations to prevent and identify fraud and abuse in the MassHealth system; provided, that the federal reimbursement for any expenditure from this item shall not be less than 50 per cent; and provided further, that the division shall submit a report not later than February 1, 2014 to the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing all findings on activities and payments made through the MassHealth system.............................................. $864,649
 
0710-0300         For costs related to the use of data analytic techniques to identify fraud by the bureau of special investigations...................................................................................... $451,840
 
0710-0400   For the operation of a Non-Profit audit unit within the division of audit to prevent and identify fraud and abuse in Non-Profits contracting with the Department of Public Health, including, butnot limited to, a review of executive compensation, lease obligations and contract performance; provided that the division shall submit a report not later than February 1, 2014 to the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing all findings
 
ATTORNEY GENERAL.
 
0810-0000         For the office of the attorney general, including the administration of the local consumer aid fund, the operation of the anti-trust division, all regional offices, a high-tech crime unit and the victim and witness compensation program; provided, that the victim and witness assistance program shall be administered in accordance with chapters 258B and 258C of the General Laws; and provided further, that the attorney general shall submit to the general court and the secretary of administration and finance a report detailing the claims submitted to the state treasurer for payment under item 0810-0004 indicating both the number and costs for each category of claim....................................................................................... $22,028,643
 
0810-0004         For compensation to victims of violent crimes; provided, that notwithstanding chapter 258C of the General Laws, if a claimant is 60 years of age or older at the time of the crime and is not employed or receiving unemployment compensation, such claimant shall be eligible for compensation in accordance with said chapter 258C even if the claimant has suffered no out-of-pocket loss; provided further, that compensation to such claimant shall be limited to a maximum of $50; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, victims of the crime of rape shall be notified of all available services designed to assist rape victims including, but not limited to, the provisions outlined in section 5 of chapter 258B of the General Laws............................................................................. $2,188,340
 
0810-0013         For the office of the attorney general which may expend for a false claims program an amount not to exceed $1,000,000 from revenues collected from enforcement of the false claims law; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of 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........................................................ $1,000,000
 
0810-0014         For the operation of the department of public utilities proceedings unit within the office of the attorney general pursuant to section 11E of chapter 12 of the General Laws; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the amount assessed under said section 11E of said chapter 12 shall equal the amount expended from this item and the associated fringe benefits costs for personnel paid from this item; and provided further, that funds shall be expended for the expenses of legal and technical personnel and associated administrative and travel expenses relative to participation in regulatory proceedings at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on behalf of Massachusetts ratepayers $2,353,721
 
0810-0021         For the operation of the Medicaid fraud control unit; provided, that the federal reimbursement for any expenditure from this item shall not be less than 75 per cent of the expenditure; provided further, that funds shall continue to be used specifically for the investigation and prosecution of abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation based on referrals from the department of public health pursuant to section 72H of chapter 111 of the General Laws; provided further, that the unit shall provide training for all investigators of the department of public health’s division of health care quality responsible for the investigations on a periodic basis pursuant to a comprehensive training program to be developed by the division and the unit; and provided further, that training shall include instruction on techniques for improving the efficiency and quality of investigations of abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation pursuant to said section 72H of said chapter 111........................................... $4,033,878
 
0810-0045         For the labor law enforcement program; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, a non-management position funded by this item shall be considered a job title in a collective bargaining unit as prescribed by the labor relations commission and shall be subject to chapter 150E of the General Laws................................................. $3,332,371
 
0810-0061         For the purpose of funding existing and future litigation devoted to obtaining significant recoveries for the commonwealth.................................................................. $1,500,000
 
0810-0098         For the overtime costs of state police officers assigned to the attorney general; provided, that other costs associated with those officers shall not be funded from this item; and provided further, that expenditures shall not be made on or after the effective date of this act which would cause the commonwealth’s obligation for the purpose of this item to exceed the amount appropriated in this item.................................................................................. $415,676
 
0810-0201         For the costs incurred in administrative or judicial proceedings on insurance as authorized by section 11F of chapter 12 of the General Laws; provided, that funds made available in this item may be used to supplement the automobile insurance fraud unit and the workers’ compensation fraud unit of the office of the attorney general; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the amount assessed for these costs shall be equal to the amount expended from this item and the associated fringe benefits costs for personnel paid from this item; and provided further, that funds may be expended for costs associated with health insurance rate hearings................................................................. $1,500,717
 
0810-0223         For the purpose of funding the Uniform Law Commission; provided, that prior fiscal year payments may be payable from this appropriation............................................ $300,000
 
0810-0338         For the investigation and prosecution of automobile insurance fraud; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the amount assessed for these costs shall be equal to the amount appropriated by this item and the associated fringe benefits costs for personnel paid from this item............................................................ $434,641
 
0810-0399         For the investigation and prosecution of workers’ compensation fraud; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the amount assessed for these costs shall be equal to the amount appropriated by this item and the associated fringe benefits costs for personnel paid from this item; provided further, that the attorney general shall investigate and prosecute, when appropriate, employers who fail to provide workers’ compensation insurance as required by law; and provided further, that the unit shall investigate and report on all companies not in compliance with chapter 152 of the General Laws $284,425
 
0810-1204         For the costs of the gaming enforcement division as required by section 9 of chapter 194 of the acts of 2011.............................................................................................. $457,554
 
Victim and Witness Assistance Board.
 
0840-0100         For the operation of the victim and witness assistance board; provided, that the board shall submit a comprehensive report compiled from the information required of and submitted to the office by the registry of motor vehicles and the state treasurer relative to the collection of assessments for the previous calendar year under section 8 of chapter 258B of the General Laws; and provided further, that the report shall be submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means on or before February 15, 2014....................... $496,839
 
0840-0101         For the salaries and administration of the SAFEPLAN advocacy program, to be administered by the Massachusetts office of victim assistance; provided, that the office shall submit to the house and senate committees on ways and means, not later than February 1, 2014, a report detailing the effectiveness of contracting for the program including, but not limited to, the number and type of incidents to which the advocates responded, the type of services and service referrals provided by the domestic violence advocates, the cost of providing such services and the extent of coordination with other service providers and state agencies $747,523
 
STATE ETHICS COMMISSION.
 
0900-0100         For the operation of the state ethics commission........................................... $1,921,788
 
OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL.
 
0910-0200         For the operation of the office of the inspector general.................................. $2,307,496
 
0910-0210         For the office of the inspector general which may expend revenues collected up to a maximum of $600,000 from the fees charged to participants in the Massachusetts public purchasing official certification program and the certified public manager program for the operation of such programs; provided, that for the purpose of accommodating discrepancies between the receipts of revenues and related expenditures, the office of the inspector general 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...................................................................................................................... $600,000
 
0910-0220 For the operation of the bureau of program integrity established under section 16V of chapter 6A of the General Laws……………$350,000
 
OFFICE OF CAMPAIGN AND POLITICAL FINANCE.
 
0920-0300         For the operation of the office of campaign and political finance.................... $1,408,036
 
MASSACHUSETTS COMMISSION AGAINST DISCRIMINATION.
 
0940-0100         For the office of the commission, including the processing and resolution of cases pending before the commission that were filed on or before July 1, 2005; provided, that on or before November 1, 2013, the commission shall submit to the house and senate committees on ways and means a report on the total number of all currently pending cases and the total number of cases in the investigation, conciliation, post-probable cause and pre-public hearing and post-hearing stages; provided further, that the commission shall file an updated report with the house and senate committees on ways and means on or before March 7, 2014; provided further, that the commission shall identify in the reports the number of cases in which the commission has determined there is probable cause to believe that a violation of chapter 151B of the General Laws has been committed in a case in which the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is named as a respondent; provided further, that the commission shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on or before November 1, 2013, on the number of cases pending before the commission in which a state agency or state authority is named as a respondent, specifying those cases in which the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is named as a respondent, and the number of the cases in which there is probable cause to believe that a violation of said chapter 151B has been committed; provided further, that the commission shall include in the report the total number of new cases filed in fiscal year 2013 and the total number of cases closed by the commission in fiscal year 2013; provided further, that funds made available in this item shall be in addition to funds available in item 0940-0101; provided further, that all positions, except clerical, shall be exempt from chapter 31 of the General Laws; and provided further, that the commission shall pursue the highest rate of federal reimbursement...................................................... $2,568,237
 
0940-0101         For the Massachusetts commission against discrimination which may expend not more than $2,118,911 from revenues from federal reimbursements received for the purposes of the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development fair housing type 1 program and the equal opportunity resolution contract program during fiscal year 2014 and federal reimbursements received for these and other programs in prior fiscal years; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the commission may also expend revenues generated through the collection of fees and costs so authorized; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the commission 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................ $2,118,911
 
0940-0102         For the Massachusetts commission against discrimination which may expend not more than $130,000 from revenues collected from fees charged for the training and certification of diversity trainers for the operation of the discrimination prevention certification program...................................................................................................................... $130,000
 
COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN.
 
0950-0000         For the commission on the status of women...................................................... $70,000
 
Commission on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth.
 
0950-0050         For the commission on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth; provided, that funds shall be used to address issues related to the implementation of the state's anti-bullying law as outlined in section 37O of chapter 71 of the General Laws................................. $150,000
 
0950-0080  For the commission on the status of Asian Americans, pursuant to section 38 of chapter 3 of the General Laws………….. 35,000
 
OFFICE OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER.
 
1000-0001         For the office of the state comptroller; provided, that the amount of any federal funds and grant receipts credited and expended from this item shall be reported to the house and senate committees on ways and means; provided further, that the comptroller shall maintain a special federal and non-tax revenue unit which shall operate under policies and procedures developed in conjunction with the secretary of administration and finance; provided further, that the comptroller shall provide quarterly reports to the house and senate committees on ways and means which shall include for each state agency for which the Commonwealth is billing, the eligible state services and the full-year estimate of revenues and revenues collected; provided further, the comptroller shall make expenditures for the purpose of an enhanced intercept collections of delinquent debt program; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the comptroller may enter into contracts with private vendors to identify and pursue cost avoidance opportunities for programs of the commonwealth and may enter into interdepartmental service agreements with state agencies, as applicable, for such purpose; provided further, that 60 days before entering into any interdepartmental service agreement the comptroller shall notify the house and senate committees on ways and means; provided further, that the notification shall include, but not be limited to, a description of the project, the purpose and intent of the interdepartmental service agreement, a projection of the costs avoided in the current fiscal year, a copy of the contract with the private vendor including the proposed rate of compensation and any previous agreements related or similar to the new agreement with the above information; provided further, that payments to private vendors on account of such cost avoidance projects shall be made only from such actual cost savings as have been certified in writing to the house and senate committees on ways and means by the comptroller and the budget director as attributable to such cost avoidance projects; provided further, that the comptroller may establish such procedures, in consultation with the budget director and the affected departments, as the comptroller deems appropriate and necessary to accomplish the purposes of this item; and provided further, that the comptroller shall submit a report on such projects as a part of the comptroller’s annual report pursuant to section 12 of chapter 7A of the General Laws..................................................................... $8,498,103
 
MASSACHUSETTS gaming commission.
 
1050-0140         For payments to cities and towns in accordance with Chapter 23K of the General Laws................................................................................................................... $1,150,000
 
Executive Office for Administration and Finance.
 
Office of the Secretary of Administration and Finance.
 
1100-1100         For the office of the secretary; provided, that the secretary shall conduct an ongoing review of affirmative action steps taken by the various agencies, boards, departments, commissions or divisions to determine whether such agencies, boards, departments, commissions or divisions are complying with the commonwealth’s policies of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity; provided further, that whenever noncompliance is determined by the secretary, the secretary shall hold a public hearing on the matter and report the findings and recommendations to the head of the particular agency, board, department, commission or division, to the governor and to the Massachusetts commission against discrimination; provided further, that the secretary shall report on the status of each agency, board, department, commission or division receiving monies under this act, including supplemental and deficiency budgets, as to compliance or noncompliance with affirmative action policies to the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means, the joint committee on public service and the joint committee on labor and workforce development on or before November 28, 2013; provided further, that agencies within the executive office may, with the prior approval of the secretary, streamline and improve administrative operations pursuant to interdepartmental service agreements; provided further, that the secretary of administration and finance shall provide biannual reports, the first of which shall be submitted not later than August 1, 2013 and the second not later than February 1, 2014 to the house and senate committees on ways and means, detailing by bargaining unit the costs to the commonwealth resulting from the collective bargaining agreements with various public employees’ unions, delineated by line item; and provided further, that the report shall include the effective date of any new negotiations or renegotiations, the end date of the contract, the number of employees in the bargaining unit by department, the costs associated with any new negotiations or renegotiations, including salary adjustments, step increases, statutory benefits and other non-salary costs for the current and subsequent fiscal years for the life of the contract........................................................... $2,823,343
 
1100-1201         For the operation of the office of commonwealth performance, accountability and transparency; provided, that the activities funded from this item shall include, but not be limited to, the operation and maintenance of a performance management program, maximization of federal revenue opportunities and oversight of compliance with federal reporting requirements including the implementation and oversight of the Federal Financial Accountability and Transparency Act, section 14C of chapter 7 of the General Laws and other statewide transparency initiatives to enhance program integrity and ongoing efforts to prevent fraud, waste and abuse throughout the executive branch; provided further, that funds may be expended for performing enhanced economic forecasting and analysis; and provided further, that the unit may develop guidelines and methodologies for agencies to follow in the forecasting of caseloads and revenue.............................................................. $400,000
 
1100-1700         For the provision of information technology services within the executive office for administration and finance.......................................................................... $26,777,117
 
1106-0064         For the caseload and economic forecasting office within the office of commonwealth performance, accountability and transparency; provided, that the caseload and economic forecasting office shall forecast: (a) MassHealth enrollment by group; (b) participation in state subsidized child care provided through items 3000-3050, 3000-4050 and 3000-4060; (c) participation in emergency assistance and housing programs provided through items 7004-0101, 7004-0103 and 7004-0108; (d) enrollment, both active member and dependent, in the group insurance commission; (e) recipients of direct benefits provided by the department of transitional assistance through items 4403-2000, 4405-2000 and 4408-1000; and (f) other related economic forecasts; provided further, that the office shall report its forecasts to the executive office for administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than October 18, 2013; and provided further, that the office shall submit an updated forecast to the executive office for administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than January 17, 2014........................ $159,415
 
Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance.
 
1102-3199         For the operation of the office of facilities management, including the cost of utilities and associated contracts for properties managed by the division; provided, that the office shall continue to provide funding for all janitorial services at the same level provided in fiscal year 2013 for all the buildings under the jurisdiction of the office.......................... $10,289,943
 
1102-3205         For the division of capital asset management and maintenance which may expend for the maintenance and operation of the Massachusetts information technology center, the state transportation building and the Springfield state office building an amount not to exceed $16,500,000 in revenues collected from rentals, commissions, fees, parking fees and any other sources pertaining to the operations of said facilities; provided, that the division shall work with the committee on public counsel services to ensure that public defenders hired in fiscal years 2012, 2013, and 2014 shall have access to adequate office space; provided further, that the division shall identify any office space that may be vacated by the staffing plan implemented by the committee for public counsel services and shall prioritize use for public defenders; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the division 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....................................................... $16,500,000
 
1102-3232         For the division of capital asset management and maintenance; provided, that the division may expend not more than $300,000 received from application fees charged in conjunction with the certification of contractors and subcontractors pursuant to section 44D of chapter 149 of the General Laws; provided further, that only expenses, including staffing, incurred to implement and operate the certification program shall be funded from this item; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the division 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......................................... $300,000
 
Bureau of the State House.
 
1102-1128         For state house accessibility coordination, including communications access to public hearings and meetings; provided, that access shall include interpreter services for the deaf and hard of hearing........................................................................................................... $139,713
 
1102-3309         For the operation of the bureau of the state house; provided, that the superintendent, director of operations and other employees of the bureau shall work in conjunction with the business manager of the house of representatives and the chief financial officer of the senate relative to the maintenance, repair, purchases and payments for materials and services.. $2,361,579
 
Office on Disability.
 
1107-2400         For the Massachusetts office on disability....................................................... $651,834
 
Disabled Persons Protection Commission.
 
1107-2501         For the disabled persons protection commission; provided, that the commission shall facilitate compliance by the department of mental health and the department of developmental services with uniform investigative standards; provided further, that the commission shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than the last day of each quarter on the number of claims of abuse by caretakers made by employees or contracted service employees of the department of developmental services, the department of mental health and the Massachusetts rehabilitation commission; provided further, that the report shall include: (a) the number of substantiated claims; (b) the number of unsubstantiated claims; and (c) the number of false claims reported as a result of intentional and malicious action; and provided further, that the commission shall ensure that all calls received by the commission’s 24-hour hotline shall be capable of being recorded, that all persons who call the hotline shall be immediately informed that all calls are routinely recorded and that each such person shall be provided with the opportunity to elect that the call not be recorded................. $2,339,992
 
Civil Service Commission.
 
1108-1011         For the civil service commission; provided, that the General Fund shall be reimbursed for the appropriation herein through a fee charged on a per claim basis; provided further, that said commission shall develop and implement regulations to provide for reimbursement to the General Fund; and provided further, that the civil service commission may assess a fee upon the appointing authority when inappropriate action has occurred........................ $436,065
 
Group Insurance Commission.
 
1108-5100         For the administration of the group insurance commission; provided, that the commission shall generate the maximum amounts allowable under the federal Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, as amended, and from reimbursements allowed by sections 8, 10B, 10C and 12 of chapter 32A of the General Laws; provided further, that the group insurance commission shall provide the caseload forecasting office with enrollment data and any other information pertinent to caseload forecasting that is requested by the office on a monthly basis; and provided further, that the information shall be provided in a manner that meets all applicable federal and state privacy and security requirements....................... $2,962,183
 
1108-5200         For the commonwealth’s share of the group insurance premium and plan costs incurred in fiscal year 2014; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, funds in this item shall not be available during the accounts-payable period of fiscal year 2014, and any unexpended balance in this item shall revert to the General Fund on June 30, 2014; provided further, that the secretary of administration and finance shall charge the division of unemployment assistance and other departments, authorities, agencies and divisions which have federal or other funds allocated to them for this purpose, for that portion of insurance premiums and plan costs as the secretary determines shall be borne by such funds, and shall notify the comptroller of the amounts to be transferred, after similar determination, from the several state or other funds and amounts received in payment of all such charges or transfers shall be credited to the General Fund; provided further, that funds may be expended from this item for the commonwealth’s share of group insurance premium and plan costs provided to employees and retirees in prior fiscal years; provided further, that the group insurance commission shall report quarterly to the house and senate committees on ways and means the amounts expended from this item for prior year costs; provided further, that the group insurance commission shall obtain reimbursement for premium and administrative expenses from other agencies and authorities not funded by state appropriation; provided further, that the secretary of administration and finance may charge all agencies for the Commonwealth’s share of the health insurance costs incurred on behalf of any employees of those agencies who are on leave of absence for a period of more than one year; provided further, that the amounts received in payment for the charges shall be credited to the General Fund; provided further, that notwithstanding section 26 of chapter 29 of the General Laws, the commission may negotiate, purchase and execute contracts before July 1 of each year for policies of group insurance as authorized by chapter 32A of the General Laws; provided further, that the rules for determining the Commonwealth’s share of the group insurance premiums for retired and active state employees shall be no different from the standards in effect on July 1, 2011; provided further, that the commission shall notify the house and senate committees on ways and means by April 4, 2014 of the cost of the Commonwealth’s projected share of group insurance premiums for the next fiscal year; provided further, that the commission shall notify the house and senate committees on ways and means at least 90 days prior to any changes in coverage, benefits, or the schedule of copayments and deductibles, for plans offered by the group insurance commission; provided further, that the group insurance commission may pay premium and plan costs for municipal employees and retirees who are enrolled in the group insurance commission’s health plans pursuant to the commission’s regulations; provided further, that the group insurance commission shall report no later than December 6, 2013 to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the premiums of enrollees of municipalities participating in the group insurance commission for fiscal years 2012 and 2013; and provided further, that such report shall include the premium reimbursement paid by each municipality per active enrollee by plan, the average employee premium contribution by plan for each municipality, estimates for the total premium per active enrollee by plan for each municipality and a comparison of the total premium estimate with the sum total of municipality reimbursement and average employee premium contribution.................... $1,272,894,957
 
1108-5201         For the costs incurred by the group insurance commission associated with providing municipal health insurance coverage pursuant to section 19 of chapter 32B of the General Laws; provided, that the commission may expend revenues in an amount not to exceed $2,358,247 from the revenue received from administrative fees associated with providing municipal health insurance coverage pursuant to said section 19 of said chapter 32B; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of revenues and related expenditures, the commission 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....................................................................................... $2,358,247
 
1108-5350         For elderly governmental retired employee premium payments.......................... $356,000
 
1108-5400         For the costs of the retired municipal teachers’ premiums and the audit of such premiums................................................................................................................. $61,323,418
 
1108-5500         For the costs, notwithstanding chapter 32A of the General Laws, of dental and vision benefits for those active employees of the commonwealth, not including employees of authorities or any other political subdivision, who are not otherwise provided those benefits pursuant to a separate appropriation or the terms of a contract or collective bargaining agreement; provided, that the employees shall pay 15 per cent of monthly premiums established by the commission for the benefits............................................................................................ $8,510,705
 
Division of Administrative Law Appeals.
 
1110-1000         For the operation of the division of administrative law appeals, established by section 4H of chapter 7 of the General Laws; provided, that the division shall maintain, to the fullest extent practicable, a complete physical and technological separation from any agency, department, board, commission or program the decisions, determinations or actions of which may be appealed to it; and provided further, that every decision issued by a commissioner or other head of an agency, or a designee, following the issuance of a recommended decision by an administrative law judge of the division, shall be an agency decision subject to judicial review pursuant to chapter 30A of the General Laws................................................. $1,097,408
 
George Fingold Library.
 
1120-4005         For the administration of the George Fingold Library......................................... $840,924
 
Department of Revenue.
 
1201-0100         For the operation of the department of revenue, including tax collection administration, audits of certain foreign corporations and the division of local services; provided, that the department may allocate funds to the office of the attorney general for the tax prosecution unit; provided further, that the department may charge the expenses for computer services, including the costs of personnel and other support costs provided to the child support enforcement unit, from this item to item 1201-0160, consistent with the costs attributable to said unit; provided further, that the department shall provide to the general court access to the municipal data bank; provided further, that notwithstanding section 1 of chapter 31 of the General Laws, seasonal positions funded by this item shall be positions requiring the services of an incumbent, on either a full-time or less than full-time basis, beginning not earlier than December 1 and ending not later than November 30; and provided further, that seasonal positions funded by this account shall not be filled by an incumbent for more than 10 months within a 12-month period........................................................................................................ $85,685,473
 
1201-0130         For the department of revenue, which may expend for the operation of the department not more than $26,940,257 from revenues collected by the additional auditors for an enhanced audit program; provided, that the auditors shall: (a) discover and identify persons who are delinquent either in the filing of a tax return or the payment of a tax due and payable to the Commonwealth; (b) obtain such delinquent returns; and (c) collect such delinquent taxes for a prior fiscal year; 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; and provided further, that the department shall submit quarterly reports to the house and senate committees on ways and means that shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (a) the amount of revenue produced from these additional auditors; and (b) the amount of revenue produced by this item in fiscal years 2011, 2012 and 2013................................................ $26,940,257
 
1201-0160         For the child support enforcement division; provided, that the department may allocate funds appropriated herein to the department of state police, the district courts, the probate and family courts, the district attorneys and other state agencies for the performance of certain child support enforcement activities and those agencies may expend the funds for the purposes of this item; provided further, that all such allocations shall be reported annually to the house and senate committees on ways and means upon the allocation of the funds not later than March 1, 2014; provided further, that the federal receipts associated with the child support computer network shall be drawn down at the highest possible rate of reimbursement and deposited into a revolving account to be expended for the network; provided further, that federal receipts associated with child support enforcement grants shall be deposited into a revolving account to be drawn down at the highest possible rate of reimbursement and to be expended for the grant authority; provided further, that the department shall file quarterly reports with the house and senate committees on ways and means, detailing the balance, year-to-date and projected receipts and year-to-date and projected expenditures, by subsidiary, of the child support trust fund established in section 9 of chapter 119A of the General Laws; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment the amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system for federal incentives and said network in accounts 1201-0161, 1201-0410 and 1201-0412............................................................................................ $34,952,456
 
1201-0164         For the child support enforcement division; provided, that the division may expend revenues in an amount not to exceed $6,547,280 from the federal reimbursements awarded for personnel and lower subsidiary related expenditures; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment the amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate, as reported in the state accounting system................................................................................................................... $6,547,280
 
1201-0911         For the costs associated with expert witnesses retained by the department of revenue for the purpose of resolving tax disputes; provided that expenditures from this item shall be the lesser of $2,000,000 and the amount certified by the secretary of administration and finance under section 156 of chapter 139 of the acts of 2012.............................................. $2,000,000
 
1231-1000         For the Commonwealth Sewer Rate Relief Fund, established in section 2Z of chapter 29 of the General Laws.................................................................................................. $600,000
 
1232-0100         For underground storage tank reimbursements to parties that have remediated spills of petroleum products under chapter 21J of the General Laws; provided, that any unexpended funds in this item at the end of fiscal year 2013 shall not revert and shall be made available for the purposes of this item until June 30, 2014................................................ $10,000,000
 
1232-0200         For the Underground Storage Tank Petroleum Cleanup Fund Administrative Review Board established in section 8 of chapter 21J of the General Laws and for the administration of the underground storage tank program associated with the implementation of said chapter 21J; provided, that notwithstanding section 4 of said chapter 21J or any other general or special law to the contrary, appropriations made in this item shall be sufficient to cover the administrative expenses of the underground storage tank program; provided further, that the board shall submit to the house and senate committees on ways and means a semiannual report on the status of the underground storage tank program, including, but not limited to, the following: (a) the number of municipal grants made for the removal and replacement of underground storage tanks, (b) the reimbursements for remediated petroleum spills and (c) the number of backlog claims; provided further, that the report shall detail how many tanks are out of compliance with said chapter 21J; and provided further, that report shall be submitted not later than November 15, 2013 and February 15, 2014..................................................................... $1,352,877
 
1233-2000         For the tax abatement program for certain veterans, widows, blind persons and the elderly; provided, that cities and towns shall be reimbursed for the abatements granted under clauses Seventeenth, Twenty-second, Twenty-second A, Twenty-second B, Twenty-second C, Twenty-second D, Twenty-second E, Thirty-seventh, Thirty-seventh A, Forty-first, Forty-first B, Forty-first C, Forty-first C 1/2 and Fifty-second of section 5 of chapter 59 of the General Laws; provided further, that the commonwealth shall reimburse each city or town that accepts said clause Forty-first B or Forty-first C of said section 5 of said chapter 59 for additional costs incurred in determining eligibility of applicants under said clause Forty-first B or Forty-first C of said section 5 of said chapter 59 in an amount not to exceed $2 per exemption granted; and provided further, that funds in this item shall be available for reimbursements to cities and towns for additional exemptions granted from the motor vehicle excise under the seventh paragraph of section 1 of chapter 60A of the General Laws.......................... $24,038,075
 
1233-2350         For the distribution to cities and towns of the balance of the State Lottery Fund in accordance with clause (c) of the second paragraph of section 35 of chapter 10 of the General Laws and additional aid to municipalities as provided for in section 3......................... $920,230,293
 
General Fund.................................................... 99.05%
Local Aid Stabilization Fund................................ 0.95%
 
1233-2400         For reimbursements to cities and towns in lieu of taxes on state-owned land under sections 13 to 17, inclusive, of chapter 58 of the General Laws....................................... $26,270,000
 
1233-2401 For reimbursements to certain cities and towns for additional educational costs under chapter 40S of the General Laws; provided, that cities and towns eligible for reimbursements in fiscal year 2011 shall receive funding …………………………………... $250,000
 
Appellate Tax Board.
 
1310-1000         For the operation of the appellate tax board; provided, that the board shall schedule hearings in Barnstable, Gardner, Lawrence, Milford, Northampton, Pittsfield, Springfield, Worcester and southeastern Massachusetts; and provided further, that the board shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than November 28, 2013, on the number of hearings held at each location….................................................................... $1,794,634
 
1310-1001         For the appellate tax board which may expend revenues up to a maximum of $400,000 from fees collected; provided, that for the purpose of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the board 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..... $400,000
 
Department of Veterans’ Services.
 
1410-0010         For the operation of the department of veterans’ services; provided that no less than $15,000 shall be expended for the Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall project in Medway; provided further, that no less than $15,000 shall be expended for the Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall project in Malden; provided further, that no less than $5,000 shall be expended for the World War 1 Memorial in Bell Rock Park in Malden;  provided further, that not less than $30,000 shall be expended for the Veteran's Oral History Project at the Morse Institute Library in Natick; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the Cape Verdeans Community Unido, Inc., upon a 100 per cent funding match from other public or private sources, for a memorial/cultural center to be designed and built in the city of Boston; provided further, that no less than $85,000 shall be expended to train 3 assistance dogs for male or female veterans; and provided further, that no less than $90,000 shall be expended for support services for a transitional housing program for homeless veterans located in Chelsea, Massachusetts............................................................................................. $2,770,789
 
1410-0012         For services to veterans, including the maintenance and operation of outreach centers; provided, that the centers shall provide counseling to incarcerated veterans and to Vietnam era veterans who may have been exposed to agent orange and the families of such veterans; and provided further, that centers shall provide services to veterans who were discharged after September 11, 2001 and the families of such veterans; provided further, that the department shall not reduce the amount allocated to a program or its successor listed in this item as appearing in section 2 of chapter 139 of the acts of 2012; provided further, that the Veterans Northeast Outreach Center shall be the successor to the Veterans Outreach Center – Metrowest, Inc.; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Springfield Partners for Community Action’s Veterans First Program; provided further, that Bilingual Veterans Outreach Centers of Massachusetts, Inc. shall be the successor to the Puerto Rican Veterans Association of Massachusetts, Inc.................................................. $2,222,236
 
1410-0015         For the women veterans’ outreach program........................................................ $75,000
 
1410-0018         For the department of veterans’ services which may expend not more than $565,000 for the maintenance and operation of Agawam and Winchendon veterans’ cemeteries from revenue collected from fees, grants, gifts or other contributions to the cemeteries, prior appropriation continued....................................................................................................... $565,000
 
1410-0075 For the purpose of the Train Vets to Treat Vets program; provided, that the department shall work in conjunction with the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology to administer a behavioral health career development program for returning veterans  …………….$125,000
 
1410-0250         For veterans’ homelessness services; provided, that the department shall not reduce the amount allocated to a program or its successor listed in this item as appearing in section 2 of chapter 139 of the acts of 2012; provided further, that the 247 Pine Street Homeless Services Program shall be the successor to the Springfield Bilingual Veteran Outreach Center $2,520,518
 
1410-0251         For the maintenance and operation of homeless shelters and transitional housing for veterans at the New England Center for Homeless Veterans located in the city of Boston $2,278,543
 
1410-0300         For the payment of annuities to certain disabled veterans and the parents and un-remarried spouses of certain deceased veterans; provided, that the payments shall be made under sections 6A, 6B and 6C of chapter 115 of the General Laws......................... $22,614,000
 
1410-0400         For reimbursements to cities and towns for money paid for veterans’ benefits and for payments to certain veterans under section 6 of chapter 115 of the General Laws; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, 100 per cent of the amounts of veterans’ benefits paid by cities and towns to residents of a soldiers’ home, homeless shelter or transitional housing facility shall be paid by the commonwealth to the several cities and towns; provided further, that pursuant to section 9 of said chapter 115, the department shall reimburse cities and towns for the cost of United States flags placed on the graves of veterans on Memorial Day; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the secretary of veterans’ services shall continue a training program for veterans’ agents and directors of veterans’ services in cities and towns; provided further, that the department of veterans’ services shall provide such training in several locations across the commonwealth; provided further, that training shall be provided annually and on an as needed basis to veterans’ service organizations to provide information and education regarding the benefits available under said chapter 115 and all other benefits to which a veteran or a veteran’s dependents may be entitled; provided further, that any person applying for veterans’ benefits to pay for services available under chapter 118E of the General Laws shall also apply for medical assistance under said chapter 118E to minimize costs to the commonwealth and its municipalities; provided further, that veterans’ agents shall complete applications authorized by the executive office under said chapter 118E for a veteran, surviving spouse or dependent applying for medical assistance under said chapter 115; provided further, that the veterans’ agent shall file the application for the veteran, surviving spouse or dependent for assistance under said chapter 118E; provided further, that the executive office of health and human services shall act on all chapter 118E applications and advise the applicant and the veterans’ agent of the applicant’s eligibility for said chapter 118E healthcare; provided further, that the veterans’ agent shall advise the applicant of the right to assistance for medical benefits under said chapter 115 pending approval of the application for assistance under said chapter 118E by the executive office; provided further, that the secretary may supplement healthcare pursuant to said chapter 118E with healthcare coverage under said chapter 115 if the secretary determines that supplemental coverage is necessary to afford the veteran, surviving spouse or dependent sufficient relief and support; provided further, that payments to, or on behalf of, a veteran, surviving spouse or dependent pursuant to said chapter 115 shall not be considered income for the purposes of determining eligibility under said chapter 118E; and provided further, that benefits awarded pursuant to section 6B of said chapter 115 shall be considered countable income....................................................................................... $48,327,789
 
1410-0630         For the administration of the veterans’ cemeteries in the towns of Agawam and Winchendon................................................................................................................... $1,060,474
 
Reserves.
 
1599-0026         For a reserve for one-time grants to support municipal improvements; provided, these funds shall be expended to fund the District Local Technical Assistance Fund, including projects that encourage regionalization, to be administered by the division of local services and distributed through the District Local Technical Assistance Fund, established in section 2XXX of chapter 29 of the General Laws; and provided further, that each state entity administering grant funds through this item shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than February 15, 2014 detailing grants awarded through this item and the criteria used for distribution............................................................................................. $2,800,000
 
1599-0093         For contract assistance to the water pollution abatement trust for debt service obligations of the trust, under sections 6, 6A and 18 of chapter 29C of the General Laws; prior appropriation continued................................................................................................... $62,830,731
 
 
 
1599-0928 For a  reserve to meet  the fiscal  year  2014  costs of salary  adjustments and other economic benefits authorized by collective bargaining agreements with the commonwealth’s community colleges…………………..…$17,517,705
 
 
1599-1487 For a reserve to meet the  fiscal  year  2014  costs of salary  adjustments and other economic benefits authorized by collective bargaining agreements with the commonwealth’s state universities …………………….…...$22,680,074
 
1599-1970         For a reserve for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation for the purpose of defraying costs of the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority, or its successor, incurred in fiscal year 2014 under section 138 of chapter 27 of the acts of 2009................................... $125,000,000
 
Commonwealth Transportation Fund..................... 100%
 
1599-1977         For contract assistance and other payments to the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency for payment of debt service and related obligations in connection with bonds issued by the agency under chapter 293 of the acts of 2006 and chapter 303 of the acts of 2008................................................................................................................... $3,590,575
 
1599-3234         For the commonwealth’s South Essex sewerage district debt service assessment $87,486
 
1599-3384         For a reserve for the payment of certain court judgments, settlements and legal fees, in accordance with regulations promulgated by the comptroller, which were ordered to be paid in the current fiscal year or a prior fiscal year; provided, that the comptroller shall report quarterly to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the amounts expended from this item............................................................................................................. $5,000,000
 
1599-3557         For unexpected startup costs of providers holding contracts issued under section 35VV of chapter 10 of the General laws; provided, that eligible costs shall be those incurred by the selected intermediary associated with due diligence and initial establishment of all necessary infrastructure including legal costs, operational and economic modeling and other reasonable expenses associated with the homelessness pay-for-success contract.............. $250,000
 
1599-3856         For rent and associated costs at the Massachusetts information technology center in Chelsea...................................................................................................................... $500,000
 
1599-3857         For capital lease payments from the University of Massachusetts to the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency and for annual operations of the advanced technology and manufacturing center in Fall River.................................................................. $1,581,922
 
Manufacturing Fund............................................. 100%
 
1599-4442         For a reserve to meet the fiscal year 2014 costs of salary adjustments and other economic benefits authorized by the collective bargaining agreements with the sheriffs that have not yet been ratified by the general court; provided, that no funds shall be expended from this account prior to ratification of the collective bargaining agreements by the general court $1,821,929
 
1599-4444         For a reserve to meet the fiscal year 2014 costs of salary adjustments and other economic benefits authorized by collective bargaining agreements with the executive branch that have not yet been ratified by the legislature; provided, that no funds shall be expended from this account prior to ratification of the collective bargaining agreements by the legislature $9,861,768
 
1599-7104         For a reserve of not more than $2,700,000 for the facilities costs associated with the college of visual and performing arts at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth including funds from this item for Bristol Community College; provided, that funds from this item shall be expended for the lease and operations of educational facilities procured by the University of Massachusetts to alleviate educational programmatic overcrowding............... $4,200,000
 
Human Resources Division.
 
1750-0100         For the operation of the human resources division and the costs of administration, training and customer support related to the commonwealth’s human resources and compensation management system; provided, that the information technology division shall continue a chargeback system for its bureau of computer services, including the operation of the commonwealth’s human resources and compensation management system, which complies with the requirements of section 2B; provided further, that the division shall be responsible for the administration of examinations for state and municipal civil service titles, establishment of eligible lists, certification of eligible candidates to state and municipal appointing authorities and technical assistance in selection and appointment to state and municipal appointing authorities; provided further, that notwithstanding clause (n) of section 5 of chapter 31 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the secretary of administration and finance shall charge a fee of not less than $50 to be collected from each applicant for a civil service examination; provided further, that the division shall administer a program of state employee unemployment management including, but not limited to, agency training and assistance; provided further, that the division shall administer the statewide classification system including, but not limited to, maintaining a classification pay plan for civil service titles in accordance with generally accepted compensation standards and reviewing appeals for reclassification; provided further, that the office of employee relations shall work with the executive office for administration and finance to provide the house and senate committees on ways and means with information related to recently negotiated and expiring collective bargaining agreements required under item 1100-1100; and provided further, that any employee of the commonwealth who chooses to participate in a bone marrow donor program shall be granted a leave of absence with pay to undergo the medical procedure and for associated physical recovery time, but this leave shall not exceed 5 days........................ $2,501,567
 
1750-0102         For the human resources division which may expend not more than $2,700,000 from revenues collected from fees charged to applicants for civil service and non-civil service examinations and fees charged for the costs of goods and services rendered in administering training programs; provided, that the division shall collect from participating non-state agencies, political subdivisions and the general public fees sufficient to cover all costs of the programs including, but not limited to, a fee to be collected from each applicant for a civil service examination or non-civil service examination, notwithstanding clause (n) of section 5 of chapter 31 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary; provided further, that the human resources division may also expend revenues collected for implementation of the health and physical fitness standards program established under section 61A of said chapter 31 and the wellness program established under section 61B of said chapter 31 and those programs in chapter 32 of the General Laws; provided further, that the personnel administrator shall charge a fee of not less than $50 to be collected from each applicant who participates in the physical ability test; 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 division 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.. $2,700,000
 
1750-0119         For payment of workers’ compensation benefits to certain former employees of Middlesex and Worcester counties; provided, that the division shall routinely recertify the former employees under current workers’ compensation procedures............................................... $52,057
 
1750-0300         For the commonwealth’s contributions in fiscal year 2014 to health and welfare funds established pursuant to certain collective bargaining agreements; provided, that the contributions shall be calculated as provided in the applicable collective bargaining agreement and shall be paid to the health and welfare trust funds on a monthly basis or on such other basis as the applicable collective bargaining agreement provides................. $28,737,519
 
Operational Services Division.
 
1775-0106         For the operation of an enhanced vendor auditing unit within the operational services division; provided, that the unit shall use a risk analysis program to identify vendor areas at high risk of fraud, overbilling or unallowable expenses; provided further, that the risk analysis shall use vendor-filed uniform financial reports, contracts with state entities and MMARS billing records; provided further, that in determining risk, the unit shall consider: (a) failure to file in a timely manner annual uniform financial reports and required private audits; (b) related-party transactions; (c) use of management companies; (d) amounts of billed expenditures on credit cards; (e) expenditures for non-program expenses such as travel, meals and vehicles; and (f) referrals or complaints from other state agencies, public officials and consumers; provided further, that the unit shall conduct field audits as necessary to determine evidence of fraud, overbilling or unallowable expenses; provided further, that the unit shall develop a recovery plan to recoup all funds received by a vendor due to fraud, overbilling or unallowable expenses and shall be responsible for recovering such funds; provided further, that any recovery plan that provides for less than the full restitution of misspent funds shall not be implemented without the approval of the secretary of administration and finance; provided further, that all funds recovered shall be deposited in the General Fund; provided further, that audits which indicate criminal fraud shall be referred to the attorney general for investigation; and provided further, that the unit shall file a report to the executive office for administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than March 14, 2014 on the activities of the unit, including the number of audits conducted, the number of vendors audited, the number of vendors demonstrating the risk factors listed in this item, the funds identified for recoupment, the funds recouped, any reasons why identified funds were not recouped and details of recovery plans that required the approval of the secretary of administration and finance........................................................................................................... $473,665
 
1775-0115         For the operational services division; provided, that the division may expend for the purpose of procuring, managing and administering statewide contracts an amount not to exceed $4,658,018 from revenue collected from the statewide contract administrative fee; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the division 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, including the costs of personnel................................................................................................................... $4,658,018
 
1775-0124         For the operational services division; provided, that the division may expend an amount not to exceed $500,000 from revenues collected in the recovery of cost-reimbursement and non-reimbursable overbilling and recoupment for health and human service agencies and as a result of administrative reviews, as determined during the division’s audits and reviews of providers under section 22N of chapter 7 of the General Laws; provided further, that the division may only retain revenues collected in excess of $207,350; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the division 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...................................................................................................................... $500,000
 
1775-0200         For the operation and administration of the supplier diversity office; provided, that the office shall provide training and other services to supplier diversity office certified minority- and women-owned businesses, which allows those businesses to better compete for state contracts and also ensures that equitable practices and policies in the public marketplace are maintained; provided further, that the office shall administer an electronic business certification application which shall be accessible to business applicants through the internet; provided further, that the office shall ensure the integrity and security of personal and financial information transmitted by electronic application; provided further, that the office shall, using all existing available resources, provide certification services to all supplier diversity office qualified applicants, within or outside of the commonwealth, as applicable; and provided further, that the office shall develop and implement measures and procedures to continue to improve the efficiency and the timeliness of the certification process................ $546,768
 
1775-0600         For the operational services division; provided, that the division may expend not more than $750,000 in revenues from the sale of state surplus personal property and the disposal of surplus motor vehicles including, but not limited to, state police vehicles from vehicle accident and damage claims and from manufacturer warranties, rebates and settlements for the payment, expenses and liabilities for the acquisition, warehousing, allocation and distribution of surplus property and the purchase of motor vehicles; provided further, that the division shall evaluate the use of technology, the internet and online auctions to enhance the sales of surplus vehicles and submit a report of its findings to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the house and senate committees on post audit and oversight on or before October 4, 2013; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the division 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, including the costs of personnel.......................................................................................... $750,000
 
1775-0700         For the operational services division; provided, that the division may expend not more than $53,000 in revenues collected in addition to the amount authorized in item 1775-1000 of section 2B for printing, photocopying, related graphic art or design work and other reprographic goods and services provided to the general public, including all necessary incidental expenses; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the division 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...... $53,000
 
1775-0900         For the operational services division; provided, that the division may expend not more than $55,000 in revenues collected under chapter 449 of the acts of 1984 and section 4L of chapter 7 of the General Laws, including the costs of personnel, from the sale of federal surplus property, including the payment, expenses and liabilities for the acquisition, warehousing, allocation and distribution of federal surplus property; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the operational services division 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.............................. $55,000
 
Information Technology Division.
 
1790-0100         For the operation of the information technology division; provided, that the division shall operate the geographic information system under section 4A of chapter 7 of the General Laws; provided further, that the division shall continue a chargeback system for its bureau of computer services, including the operation of the commonwealth’s human resources and compensation management system, which complies with the requirements of section 2B; provided further, that the division shall develop a formula to determine the cost that will be charged to each agency for its use of the human resources and compensation management system; provided further, that the division shall coordinate with the commonwealth’s office of performance, accountability and transparency to develop a statewide grant information page on the commonwealth’s official website that shall include all necessary application forms and a grant program reference in a format that is retrievable and printable; provided further, that the division shall continue conducting audits and surveys to identify and realize savings in the acquisition and maintenance of communications lines; provided further, that the chief information officer shall file a status report with the house and senate committees on ways and means by May 30, 2014, with actual and projected savings and expenditures for the audits in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014; provided further, that the state comptroller shall establish accounts and procedures as the comptroller deems appropriate and necessary to assist in accomplishing the purposes of this item; provided further, that any planned information technology development project or purchase by any agency under the authority of the governor for which the total projected cost exceeds $200,000, including the cost of any related hardware, software or consulting fees, and regardless of fiscal year or source of funds, shall be reviewed and approved by the chief information officer before such agency may obligate funds for the project or purchase; provided further, that the chief information officer may establish rules and procedures necessary to implement this item; and provided further, that the division shall file a report with the secretary of administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than December 13, 2013 that shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (a) financial statements detailing savings realized from the consolidation of information technology services within each executive office; (b) the number of personnel assigned to the information technology services within each executive office; and (c) efficiencies that have been achieved from the sharing of resources……………………. $3,259,613
 
1790-0300         For the information technology division which may expend not more than $554,730 from revenues collected from the provision of computer resources and services to the general public for the costs of the bureau of computer services, including the purchase, lease or rental of telecommunications lines, services and equipment; provided, 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 division 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. $554,730
 
1790-0350         For the operation of the Springfield Data Center............................................ $2,500,000
 
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS.
 
Office of the Secretary.
 
2000-0100         For the operation of the office of the secretary of energy and environmental affairs, including the water resources commission, the hazardous waste facility site safety council, the coastal zone management program, environmental impact reviews conducted pursuant to chapter 30 of the General Laws and the mosquito-borne disease vector control chapter program $5,781,081
 
2000-1011         For the office of environmental law enforcement, which may expend revenues in an amount not to exceed $80,000 from the administrative handling charge revenues received from electronic transactions processed through its online licensing and registration systems; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of revenues and related expenditures, the office of environmental law enforcement 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.......................................... $80,000
 
2000-1700         For the operation of information technology services within the executive office of energy and environmental affairs.................................................................................... $8,317,355
 
2030-1000         For the operation of the office of environmental law enforcement; provided, that environmental police officers shall provide monitoring pursuant to the National Shellfish Sanitation Program; provided further, that funds from this item shall not be expended for the purposes of item 2030-1004; and provided further, that the office of environmental law enforcement shall seek technical assistance from the executive office of public safety and security to identify and apply for federal grant opportunities available to the office of environmental law enforcement ................................................................................................................... $9,399,097
 
2030-1004         For environmental police private details; provided, that the office may expend revenues of up to $300,000 collected from the fees charged for private details; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of revenues and related expenditures, the office of environmental law enforcement 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......................................... $300,000
 
Department of Public Utilities.
 
2100-0012         For the operation of the department of public utilities; provided, that notwithstanding the second sentence of the first paragraph of section 18 of chapter 25 of the General Laws, the assessments levied for fiscal year 2014 under said first paragraph shall be made at a rate sufficient to produce the amount expended from this item and the associated fringe benefits costs for personnel paid from this item......................................................... $8,401,998
 
2100-0013         For the operation of the transportation division................................................. $390,327
 
2100-0014         For the department of public utilities, which may expend for the operation of the energy facilities siting board an amount not to exceed $50,000 from application fees collected in fiscal year 2014 and prior fiscal years from utility companies....................................... $50,000
 
2100-0015         For the department of public utilities, which may expend for the operation of the transportation division an amount not to exceed $2,300,000 from unified carrier registration fees collected in fiscal year 2014 and prior fiscal years from motor carrier companies............... $2,300,000
 
2100-0016         For the department of public utilities to regulate steam distribution companies; provided, that notwithstanding section 18A of chapter 25 of the General Laws, the assessments levied for fiscal year 2014 shall be made at a rate sufficient to produce the amount expended from this item and the cost of associated fringe benefits for personnel paid from this item $89,283
 
Department of Environmental Protection.
 
2200-0100         For the operation of the department of environmental protection, including the environmental strike force, the bureau of policy and planning, the bureau of resource protection, the bureau of waste prevention, the Senator William X. Wall experimental station and a contract with the University of Massachusetts for environmental research; provided, that section 3B of chapter 7 of the General Laws shall not apply to fees established pursuant to section 18 of chapter 21A of the General Laws; and, provided further, that no less than $92,000 shall be expended for environmental programs in the town of Marblehead, and no less than $50,000 shall be expended for environmental programs in the town of Swampscott; provided further, that not less than $90,000 shall be provided for Brownfield redevelopment in the city of Lynn ................................................................................................................. $28,104,269
 
2200-0102         For the department of environmental protection, which may expend an amount not to exceed $650,151 from revenues collected from fees for wetland permits; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of 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........................................................................................................... $650,151
 
2200-0107         For technical assistance, grants and support of efforts consistent with the Massachusetts recycling and solid waste master plan and climate protection plan; provided, that funds may be expended for a recycling industries reimbursement program pursuant to section 241 of chapter 43 of the acts of 1997..................................................................................... $475,000
 
2200-0109         For the department of environmental protection for the sole purpose of ensuring sufficient staff for timely permit decisions and compliance assurance................................... $2,500,000
 
2210-0105         For the department of environmental protection, which may expend for the administration and implementation of the Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Act under chapter 21I of the General Laws an amount not to exceed $3,052,627 from the revenue collected from fees, penalties, grants and tuition under said chapter 21I; provided, that the department shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than February 1, 2014 detailing the status of the department's progress in meeting the statutory and regulatory deadlines associated with said chapter 21I and detailing the number of full-time equivalent positions assigned to various implementation requirements of said chapter 21I; provided further, that not less than $1,629,860 shall be made available for the operation of the Toxics Use Reduction Institute program at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell; provided further, that the department shall enter into an interagency service agreement with the University of Massachusetts to make such funding available for this purpose; provided further, that not less than $644,096 shall be made available for toxics use reduction technical assistance and technology in accordance with said chapter 21l; provided further, that the department shall enter into an interagency service agreement with the executive office of energy and environmental affairs to make such funding available for this purpose; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of 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....................................................................................... $3,052,627
 
2220-2220         For the administration and implementation of the federal Clean Air Act, including the operating permit program, the emissions banking program, the auto-related state implementation program, the low emission vehicle program, the non-auto-related state implementation program and the commonwealth’s commitments under the New England Governors/Eastern Canadian Premiers Action Plans for reducing acid rain deposition and mercury emissions. $841,297
 
2220-2221         For the administration and implementation of the operating permit and compliance program required under the federal Clean Air Act......................................................... $1,490,094
 
2250-2000         For the commonwealth’s implementation of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act under section 18A of chapter 21A of the General Laws........................................................ $1,427,019
 
2260-8870         For the expenses of the hazardous waste cleanup and underground storage tank programs, notwithstanding section 4 of chapter 21J of the General Laws....................... $13,854,337
 
2260-8872         For the brownfields site audit program.......................................................... $1,150,003
 
2260-8881         For the operation of the board of registration of hazardous waste site cleanup professionals, notwithstanding section 19A of chapter 21A of the General Laws....................... $384,470
 
Department of Fish and Game.
 
2300-0100         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 public access board, the division of ecological restoration and riverways program and all other programs under the control of the department of fish and game; provided further, that those assessments shall be used to cover appropriate administrative costs of the department including, but not limited to, payroll, personnel, legal and 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................................................................. $722,721
 
2300-0101         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........................................................................ $475,443
 
2310-0200         For the administration of the division of fisheries and wildlife, including expenses of the fisheries and wildlife board, the administration of game farms and wildlife restoration projects, wildlife research and management, the administration of fish hatcheries, the improvement and management of lakes, ponds and rivers, fish and wildlife restoration projects, the commonwealth’s share of certain cooperative fisheries and wildlife programs and for certain programs reimbursable under the federal Aid to Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act $10,840,172
 
Inland Fisheries and Game Fund........................... 100%
 
2310-0300         For the operation of the natural heritage and endangered species program........ $150,000
 
2310-0306         For the hunter safety training program.............................................................. $412,502
 
Inland Fisheries and Game Fund........................... 100%
 
2310-0316         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 pursuant to sections 2A and 2C of chapter 131 of the General Laws; provided, that funds shall not be expended from this item in the AA object class for the compensation of state employees assigned to any item.................................................................................... $1,500,000
 
Inland Fisheries and Game Fund........................... 100%
 
2310-0317         For the waterfowl management program established pursuant to section 11 of chapter 131 of the General Laws.............................................................................................. $65,000
 
Inland Fisheries and Game Fund........................... 100%
 
2320-0100         For the administration of the public access board, including the maintenance, operation and improvement 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............................... $461,901
 
2330-0100         For the operation of the division of marine fisheries, including expenses of the Annisquam river marine research laboratory, marine research programs, a commercial fisheries program, a shellfish management program, including coastal area classification, mapping and technical assistance, the operation of the Newburyport shellfish purification plant and a shellfish classification program; provided further, that no less than $425,000 be expended for a program of collaborative research by the Division of Marine Fisheries through the Marine Fisheries Institute, in collaboration with the School for Marine Science and Technology at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, that applies innovative technology to assess the biomass of groundfish, including cod and yellowtail in the region managed by the New England Fishery Management Council, not less than $75,000 of which shall be appropriated to the School for Marine Science and Technology at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth to develop a Sonar research proposal in conjunction with the Sonar Project; provided further, that no less than $200,000 shall be expended for the development and implementation of a cod species identification sequencing study to be conducted by the Gloucester Marine Genome Initiative; provided further, that the Gloucester Marine Genome Initiative shall report on the status of the project to the house and senate committees on ways and means on or before June 30, 2014; provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended for the protection and maintenance of Herring Run in the town of Weymouth; provided further, that $75,000 shall be expended for shellfish propagation in Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket counties to be administered jointly by the state aquaculture coordinator and counties; 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 and to promote sustainable fisheries; provided further, that $400,000 shall be expended for the operation of the Newburyport shellfish purification plant; provided further, that the division shall offer wet storage and desanding services at the Newburyport shellfish purification plant as laid out in the report dated March 1, 2012; provided further, that for functions not being performed by the plant prior to July 1, 2012, the division may solicit competitive proposals for the utilization of excess processing capacity at the Newburyport shellfish purification plant, which may include proposals to offer wet storage and desanding services at the plant as described in the shellfish purification plant management plan dated March 1, 2012; provided further, that the division shall be under no obligation to consider or implement any proposal that the division determines would displace, impede or otherwise hinder the existing functions of the plant; provided further, that the division may enter into contracts based on proposals received and the division shall notify the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than 60 days prior to taking any such action; and provided further, that any proceeds derived from these activities shall be retained and shall be deposited into item 2330-0150...................................................................... $5,537,357
 
2330-0120         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........................... $591,800
 
2330-0121         For the division of marine fisheries to utilize reimbursable federal sportfish restoration funds to further develop marine recreational fishing and related programs, including the costs of activities that increase public access for marine recreational fishing, support research on artificial reefs and otherwise provide for the development of marine recreational fishing; provided, that the division of marine fisheries may expend not more than $217,989 in revenues collected from federal sportfish restoration funds and from the sale of materials which promote marine recreational fishing............................................................................... $217,989
 
2330-0150         For the operation and maintenance of the Newburyport shellfish purification plant; provided, that the division of marine fisheries may expend not more than $200,000 from revenue collected from fees generated by operations; provided further, that the division shall submit a report detailing the revenues collected and expended and shellfish volume increase realized from the implementation of wet storage and desanding services and the shellfish purification plant management plan dated March 1, 2012 to the executive office of environmental affairs, the executive office for administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than six months following the effective date of this act; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of revenues and related expenditures, the division of marine fisheries 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..... $200,000
 
2330-0300         For the administration and operation of the saltwater fishing permit program in accordance with chapter 161 of the acts of 2009..................................................................... $1,042,470
 
Marine Recreational Fisheries Development Fund.. 100%
 
Department of Agricultural Resources.
 
2511-0100         For the operation of the department of agricultural resources, including the division of administration, the integrated pest management program, the board of agriculture, the division of agricultural markets, the division of animal health, the division of agricultural conservation and technical assistance, the division of crop and pest services, including a program of laboratory services at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, the expenses of the pesticide board and agency costs associated with the administration of other boards, commissions and committees chaired by the department; provided further, that no less than $200,000 shall be expended to enhance the buy local effort in western, central, northeastern and southern Massachusetts; provided further, that funds shall be expended for the statewide 4-H program; provided further, that no less than $100,000 shall be expended for the purpose of developing a strategic food policy plan for the Commonwealth; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be available to supplement existing larvicide control projects in Plymouth and Bristol counties; and provided further, that no less than $80,000 shall be expended for the apiary inspection program...................................................................................... $5,361,135
 
2511-0105         For the purchase of supplemental foods for the emergency food assistance program within the Feeding America nationally-certified food bank system of Massachusetts; provided, that the funds appropriated herein shall reflect the Feeding America allocation formula in order to benefit the 4 regional food banks in the commonwealth; provided further, that the department may assess an administrative charge not to exceed 2 per cent of the total appropriation herein; and provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for operating funds to distribute food for the Massachusetts emergency food assistance program previously provided for by line item 7051-0015........................................................................................... $14,000,000
 
2511-3002         For the integrated pest management program.................................................... $55,468
 
Department of Conservation and Recreation.
 
2800-0100         For the operation of the department of conservation and recreation; provided, that the department shall enter into an interagency service agreement with the department of state police to provide police coverage on department of conservation and recreation properties and parkways; provided further, that the department of state police shall reimburse the department of conservation and recreation for costs incurred by the department of state police including, but not limited to, vehicle maintenance and repairs, the operation of department of state police buildings and other related costs; provided further, that notwithstanding section 3B of chapter 7 of the General Laws, the department shall establish or renegotiate fees, licenses, permits, rents and leases and adjust or develop other revenue sources to fund the maintenance, operation and administration of the department; provided further, that funds shall be expended for the cleanup of Pilayella algae; and provided further, that no funds shall be expended from this item for personnel overtime costs........................................................................ $4,456,444
 
2800-0101         For the watershed management program to operate and maintain reservoirs, watershed lands and related infrastructure of the department of conservation and recreation and the office of water resources in the department; provided, that the amount of the payment shall be charged to the General Fund and shall not be included in the amount of the annual determination of fiscal year charges to the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority assessed to the authority under the General Laws; provided further, that the department shall continue to make payments pursuant to chapter 616 of the acts of 1957, as amended by section 89 of chapter 801 of the acts of 1963; and provided further, that the department shall continue to make payments pursuant to chapter 307 of the acts of 1987 for the use of certain land............ $1,029,747
 
2800-0401         For a program to provide stormwater management for all properties and roadways under the care, custody and control of the department of conservation and recreation; provided, that the department shall implement a stormwater management program in compliance with federal and state stormwater management requirements; provided further, that the department shall inventory all stormwater infrastructure, assess its stormwater practices, analyze long-term capital and operational needs and develop a stormwater management plan to comply with federal and state regulatory requirements; and provided further, that in order to protect public safety and to protect water resources for water supply, recreational and ecosystem uses, the department shall immediately implement interim stormwater management practices including, but not limited to, street sweeping, inspection and cleaning of catch basins and emergency repairs to roadway drainage............................................................................. $405,287
 
2800-0501         For the operation of the beaches, pools and spray pools under the control of the department of conservation and recreation; provided, that the seasonal hires of the department’s parks, beaches, pools and spray pools shall be paid from this item; provided further, that all beaches, pools and spray pools shall remain open and staffed from Memorial Day through Labor Day; provided further, that the beaches, pools and spray pools shall be fully maintained; provided further, that no funds from this item shall be expended for year-round seasonal employees; provided further, that seasonal employees who are hired before the second Sunday preceding Memorial Day, whose employment continues beyond the Saturday following Labor Day and who received health insurance benefits in fiscal year 2013 shall continue to receive such benefits in fiscal year 2014 during the period of their seasonal employment; provided further, that notwithstanding section 1 of chapter 31 of the General Laws, seasonal positions funded by this item shall be positions requiring the services of an incumbent, on either a full-time or less than full-time basis, beginning not earlier than April 1 and ending not later than November 30, or beginning not earlier than September 1 and ending not later than April 30; provided further, that no expenditures shall be made from this item other than for the purposes identified in this item; and provided further, that notwithstanding said section 1 of said chapter 31, seasonal positions funded by this item shall not be filled by an incumbent for more than 8 months within a 12 month period.............................................................................................. $12,597,871
 
2800-0700         For the office of dam safety; provided, that the department shall, in collaboration with the department of environmental protection and the department of fish and game, establish and maintain a comprehensive inventory of all dams and develop a coordinated permitting and regulatory approach to dam removal for stream restoration and public safety; and provided further, that the department shall file a report with the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than December 3, 2013, that shall include, but not be limited to the following: (a) the number of staff that are assigned from this line item and their job title; (b) the number of dam inspections scheduled for fiscal year 2014; and (c) the number of dams in need of repair or replacement.................................................................................. $355,472
 
2810-0100         For the operation of the division of state parks and recreation; provided, that funds appropriated in this item shall be used: (a) to operate all of the division’s parks, parkways, boulevards, roadways, bridges and related appurtenances under the care, custody and control of the division, flood control activities of the division, reservations, campgrounds, beaches and pools; (b) for the oversight of rinks; and (c) to protect and manage the division’s lands and natural resources, including the forest and parks conservation services and the bureau of forestry development; provided further, that the same properties shall be open in fiscal year 2014 as were open in fiscal year 2013; provided further, that the crossing guards located at department of conservation and recreation intersections shall continue to perform the duties where state police previously performed such duties; provided further, that no funds from this item shall be made available for payment to true seasonal employees; provided further, that the rinks under the control of the department shall remain open and staffed for the full rink season; provided further, that the department may issue grants to public and nonpublic entities from this item; provided further, that not less than $350,000 shall be expended for the purposes of aquatic invasive species control; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the Let’s Row Boston program administered by Community Rowing, Inc. of the city of Boston; provided further, that not less than $40,000 shall be expended for the expansion of programs at Thayer Recreational Field in the town of Lancaster; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for open space improvements in the City of Lowell; provided further, that not less than $300,000 shall be expended for sand harvesting or the purchase of sand to renourish Salisbury State Reservation; provided further, that no less than $75,000 shall be expended for the maintenance and improvement of the Felllsmere Pond Reservoir in the City of Malden; provided further, that no less than $50,000 shall be expended for the town playground at the Clyde F. Brown Elementary School in Millis; provided further, that $20,000 shall be expended for a safety grant for the town of Franklin; and provided further, that funds may be expended for the purposes of item 2800-9004 of section 2 of chapter 182 of the acts of 2008...................................................................................................... $41,801,239
 
2810-2041         For the department of conservation and recreation, which may expend not  more than $14,141,673 from revenue collected by the department including, but not limited to, revenues collected from: (a) campsite reservation transactions from the automated campground reservation and registration program; (b) permits, leases, concessions and all other contracts; (c) telecommunications system user fees and other charges established by the commissioner of conservation and recreation and as received from the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority, the division of highways, the Central Artery/Ted Williams Tunnel Project, the department of state police and quasi-public and private entities; (d) skating rink fees and rentals; (e) Ponkapoag golf course fees and rentals; (f) Leo J. Martin golf course fees and rentals; and (g) activities authorized pursuant to section 34B of chapter 92 of the General Laws; provided, that the first $2,828,335 of the aforementioned fees collected by the department shall be deposited into the General Fund; provided further, that funds in this item shall be expended for the following purposes: (i) the operation and expenses of the department; (ii) expenses, upkeep and improvements to the parks and recreation system; (iii) the operation and maintenance of the telecommunications system; (iv) the operation and maintenance of the department’s skating rinks at an amount not less than $1,000,000; (v) the operation and maintenance of the Ponkapoag golf course at an amount not less than $1,098,011; and (vi) the operation and maintenance of the Leo J. Martin golf course at an amount not less than $824,790; provided further, that nothing in this item shall impair or diminish the rights of access and utilization of all current users of the telecommunications system under agreements previously entered into; provided further, that this item may be reimbursed by political subdivisions of the commonwealth and private entities for direct and indirect costs expended by the department to maintain the telecommunications system; provided further, that the division may issue grants to public and nonpublic entities from this item; provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of 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; provided further, that no expenditures made in advance of the receipts shall be permitted to exceed 75 per cent of the amount of revenues projected by the first quarterly statement required by section 1B; provided further, that the comptroller shall notify the house and senate committees on ways and means at the time subsequent quarterly statements are published of the variance between actual and projected receipts in each such quarter and the implications of that variance for expenditures made; and provided further, that the department shall continue to review revenue collection processes to maximize revenue generation under current laws and regulations................................................................................................................. $14,141,673
 
2820-0101         For the costs associated with the department’s park rangers specific to the security of the state house; provided, that funds appropriated in this item shall only be expended for the costs of security and park rangers at the state house.................................................. $1,438,041
 
2820-2000         For the operation of street lighting and the expenses of maintaining the parkways of the department of conservation and recreation; provided, that the department of conservation and recreation shall take all measures to further ensure that said department’s street lighting efforts are efficient and cost effective...................................................................... $3,055,000
 
Department of Energy Resources.
 
7006-1001         For the residential conservation service program under chapter 465 of the acts of 1980 and the commercial and apartment conservation service program pursuant to section 11A of chapter 25A of the General Laws; provided, that the assessments levied for fiscal year 2014 pursuant to said chapter 465 shall be made at a rate sufficient to produce the amount expended from this item as well as the associated fringe benefits costs for personnel paid from this item $214,559
 
7006-1003         For the operation of the department of energy resources; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the amount assessed under section 11H of chapter 25A of the General Laws shall be equal to the amount expended from this item and the associated fringe benefits costs for personnel paid from this item................................... $3,537,345
 
Department of Early Education and Care.
 
3000-1000         For the administration of the department of early education and care and the costs of field operations and licensing provided through the department; provided, that the department shall report on the first business day of each month to the joint committee on education, the joint committee on children, families and persons with disabilities, the house and senate committees on ways and means and the secretary of administration and finance on the unduplicated number of children on waiting lists for state-subsidized early education and care programs and services, including supportive child care services; provided further, that notwithstanding chapter 66A of the General Laws, the department of early education and care, the lead agencies of community partnership councils, the child care resource and referral agencies, the department of elementary and secondary education, the department of transitional assistance, the department of children and families and the department of public health may share with each other personal data regarding the parents and children who receive services provided under early education and care programs administered by the commonwealth for waitlist management, program implementation and evaluation, reporting and policy development purposes; provided further, that the department shall issue monthly reports detailing the number and average cost of voucher and contracted slots funded by the department by category of eligibility, including children who have been the subject of supported 51A cases, children referred by or transitioning from the department of children and families and children of income-eligible families; provided further, that said reports shall include the number of recipients subject to subsection (f) of section 110 of chapter 5 of the acts of 1995; provided further, the department shall assign staff to collect and report on enhanced data tracking of clients of early education and care services as provided for in line items 3000-3050, 3000-4050 and 3000-4060; provided further, the department shall submit a report no later than December 6, 2013 to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the progress of collecting and analyzing data to track (a) the eligibility of clients at the point of application; (b) the reason for attrition from services; (c) improved methodology for forecasting the use of available funds to maximize the number of placements that are supported by state appropriations; and (d) proximity of clients in care and waiting for care to the nearest licensed early education provider; provided further, that the department of early education and care shall provide the caseload forecasting office with enrollment data and any other information pertinent to caseload forecasting that is requested by the office on a monthly basis; and provided further, however, that the information shall be provided in a manner that meets all applicable federal and state privacy and security requirements................................................................ $12,353,980
 
3000-1001         For the office of compliance management as established by SECTION 14......... $200,000
 
3000-2000         For regional administration and coordination of services provided by child care resource and referral agencies........................................................................................... $5,933,862
 
3000-2050         For the administration of the Children’s Trust Fund; provided, that the department shall not exercise any supervision or control with respect to the board of the trust fund $1,065,473
 
3000-3050         For supportive early education and care services; provided, that funds from this item shall only be expended for early education and care costs of children with active cases at the department of children and families; provided further, that the department of early education and care, in collaboration with the department of children and families, shall maintain a centralized list detailing the number of children eligible for services in this item, the number of supportive slots filled and the number of supportive slots available; provided further, that funds may be used to provide services during a transition period of 6 months for families upon the closure of their case; provided further, that all children eligible for services under this item shall receive those services; provided further, that if the department determines that available appropriations for this program will be insufficient to meet projected expenses, the commissioner shall file with the house and senate committees on ways and means and the secretary of administration and finance, a report detailing the amount of appropriation needed to address such deficiency; and provided further, that the commissioner of early education and care may transfer funds to this item from items 3000-1000, 3000-4050 and 3000-4060, as necessary, pursuant to an allocation plan, which shall detail by object class the distribution of the funds to be transferred and which the commissioner shall file with the house and senate committees on ways and means 30 days before the transfer...................................................................................... $80,821,506
 
3000-4050         For financial assistance for families currently involved with or transitioning from transitional aid to families with dependent children to enroll in an early education and care program; provided, that early education and care shall be available to former participants who are working for up to 1 year after termination of their benefits; provided further, that post-transitional early education and care benefits shall be provided to participants who are working for up to 1 year after the transitional period; provided further, that the department shall issue monthly reports detailing the number and average cost of voucher and contracted slots funded from this item and item 3000-3050; provided further, that the department may provide early education and care benefits to parents who are under 18 years of age, who are currently enrolled in a job training program, and who would qualify for benefits under chapter 118 of the General Laws but for the deeming of the grandparents’ income; provided further, that all teens eligible for year-round, full-time early education and care services shall be participating in school, education, work and training-related activities or a combination thereof for at least the minimum number of hours required by regulations; provided further, that recipients shall not be charged fees for care provided under this item; provided further, that early education and care slots funded from this item shall be distributed geographically in a manner that provides fair and adequate access to early education and care for all eligible individuals; provided further, that informal early education and care benefits may be funded from this item; provided further, that not more than $2 per child per hour shall be paid for the services; provided further, that the commissioner of early education and care may transfer funds to this item from items 3000-1000 and 3000-4060, as necessary, pursuant to an allocation plan, which shall detail by object class the distribution of the funds to be transferred and which the commissioner shall file with the house and senate committees on ways and means at least 30 days before the transfer; and provided further, that not more than 3 per cent of any item may be transferred in fiscal year 2014. $128,063,499
 
3000-4060         For income-eligible early education and care programs; provided, that teen parents at risk of becoming eligible for transitional aid to families with dependent children may be paid from this item; provided further, that informal early education and care benefits for families meeting income-eligibility criteria may be funded from this item; provided further, that not more than $2 per child per hour shall be paid for the services; provided further, that early education and care slots funded from this item shall be distributed geographically in a manner that provides fair and adequate access to early education and care for all eligible individuals; provided further, that the department may expend funds from this item on grants to support inclusive learning environments; provided further, that the commissioner of early education and care may transfer funds to this item from items 3000-1000 and 3000-4050, as necessary, pursuant to an allocation plan, which shall detail by object class the distribution of the funds to be transferred and which the commissioner shall file with the house and senate committees on ways and means at least 30 days before the transfer; provided further, that not more than 3 per cent of any item may be transferred in fiscal year 2014; provided further, that said plan shall be filed with the house and senate chairs of the joint committee on education, the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means and the secretary of administration and finance; provided further, that any payment made under any such grant with a school district shall be deposited with the treasurer of such city, town or regional school district and held as a separate account and shall be expended by the school committee of such city, town or regional school district without municipal appropriation, notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary; and provided further, that any unexpended funds in this item at the end of fiscal year 2013 shall not revert and shall be made available for the purposes of this item until June 30, 2014 $214,340,742
 
3000-4065         For the hiring of a consultant or institution with documented expertise in policy and research of early education and care, to be selected by the special commission on early education services, as established by section 95 ……………………………………………………….. $150,000
 
3000-5000         For grants to head start programs; provided, that funds from this item may be expended on early head start programs............................................................................. $8,000,000
 
3000-5075         For the Massachusetts Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program; provided, that funds from this item shall be expended on grants to improve the quality of and expand access to preschool programs and services to children from the age of 2 years and 9 months until they are kindergarten eligible; provided further, that in awarding grant funds under this program, preference shall be given to establishing preschool classrooms in towns and cities with schools and districts at risk of or determined to be under-performing in accordance with sections 1J and 1K of chapter 69 of the General Laws, schools and districts which have been placed in the accountability status of identified for improvement, corrective action or restructuring pursuant to departmental regulations or which have been designated commonwealth priority schools or commonwealth pilot schools pursuant to said regulations, schools or districts with a high percentage of students scoring in levels 1 and 2 on the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System exams or programs which serve children not less than 50 per cent of whom are from families earning at or below 85 per cent of the state median income; provided further, that funds may also be used to enhance community-wide capacity building efforts within statewide parameters established by the board; provided further, that any newly-funded programs designated as Massachusetts Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program participants shall fall within the quality standards established by the Massachusetts quality rating and improvement system; provided further, that programs receiving grant funds may use the funds to enhance teacher and staff quality and compensation, enhance program quality through participation in the Massachusetts quality rating and improvement system, enhance program ability to interpret and use assessment data effectively, enhance developmentally-appropriate practices, incorporate ancillary services into the program, facilitate or provide access to wrap-around services for working families or to increase capacity to expand access to age-eligible children on the centralized waitlist maintained by the department; provided further, that preference shall be given in awarding grants to those programs which demonstrate affordability for middle class and working class parents according to standards to be developed by the department; and provided further, that any payment made under any such grant with a school district shall be deposited with the treasurer of such city, town or regional school district and held as a separate account and shall be expended by the school committee of such city, town or regional school district without municipal appropriation, notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary............................................................................ $7,500,000
 
3000-6075         For early childhood mental health consultation services in early education and care programs in the commonwealth; provided, that preference shall be given to those services designed to limit the number of expulsions and suspensions from said programs; and provided further, that eligible recipients for such grants shall include community partnership councils, municipal school districts, regional school districts, educational collaboratives, head start programs, licensed child care providers, child care resource and referral centers and other qualified entities........................................................................................................... $750,000
 
3000-7000         For statewide neonatal and postnatal home parenting education and home visiting programs for at-risk newborns to be administered by the Children’s Trust Fund; provided, that such services shall be made available statewide to parents under the age of 21 years; provided further, that the Children’s Trust Fund shall oversee the ongoing development and maintenance of a participant data system; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, priority for such services shall be given to low-income parents.. $10,161,347
 
3000-7050         For the coordinated family and community engagement grant program, which shall establish a statewide network of supports for early education; provided, that the department shall distribute the grants no later than August 31, 2013, in order to allow a full year of service for families involved in these programs; provided further, that supports funded through this item shall include, but not be limited to, curriculum development, child assessment systems, activities that encourage providers to obtain associate and bachelor degrees, payment of fees and direct assistance to programs seeking accreditation by agencies approved by the board, and professional development courses; provided further, that eligible recipients for such grants shall include, but not be limited to, the home-based, school readiness and family support program known as the parent-child home program, community partnership councils, municipal school districts, regional school districts, educational collaboratives, head start programs, school readiness and family support programs, licensed child care providers, and child care resource and referral centers; provided further, that supports funded through this item shall be in alignment with the quality requirements of the Massachusetts Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program and the development of the quality rating and improvement system; provided further, that the department shall encourage and support early childhood education and care providers to obtain associate and bachelor degrees through professional development programs including but not limited to the building careers program model; provided further, that the department shall take steps to streamline activities and programs funded through this item; and provided further, that the department may expend funds from this item on grants for supplemental services for children with individualized education................... $18,164,890
 
3000-7070         For Reach Out and Read, a research-proven, pediatric literacy intervention program, which trains doctors and nurse practitioners to provide advice to parents on reading aloud to children and books for children living in poverty and in underperforming school districts through programs established in community health centers, medical practices and hospitals; provided, that the funds distributed through Reach Out and Read shall be contingent upon a match of not less than $1 in private or corporate contributions for every $1 in state grant funding $800,000
 
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
 
Office of the Secretary.
 
4000-0050         For the operation of the PCA quality workforce council established under section 71 of chapter 118E of the General Laws................................................................................ $237,517
 
 
4000-0300 For the operation of the executive office of health and human services, including the operation of the managed care oversight board; provided, that the executive office shall provide technical and administrative assistance to agencies under the purview of the secretariat receiving federal funds; provided further, that the executive office shall monitor the expenditures and completion timetables for systems development projects and enhancements undertaken by all agencies under the purview of the secretariat and shall ensure that all measures are taken to make such systems compatible with one another for enhanced interagency interaction; provided further, that the executive office shall ensure that any collaborative assessments for children receiving services from multiple agencies within the secretariat shall be performed within existing resources; provided further, that the Executive Office of Health and Human Services and its agencies, when contracting for services on the islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, shall take into consideration the increased costs associated with the provision of goods, services, housing, and travel costs and shall provide no more than $30,000 for the increased costs associated with travelling to and from said islands; provided further, that funds appropriated in this item shall be expended for administrative and contracted services related to the implementation and operation of programs authorized by chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided further, that in consultation with the center for health information and analysis, no rate increase shall be provided to existing Medicaid provider rates without taking all measures possible under Title XIX of the Social Security Act to ensure that rates of payment to providers do not exceed the rates that are necessary to meet only those costs which must be incurred by efficiently and economically operated providers in order to provide services of adequate quality; provided further, that funds may be expended for the operation of the office of health equity within the executive office of health and human services; provided further, that no expenditures shall be made that are not federally reimbursable, including those related to Titles XIX or XXI of the Social Security Act or the MassHealth demonstration waiver approved under section 1115(a) of said Social Security Act or the community first section 1115 demonstration waiver, whether made by the executive office or another commonwealth entity, except as required for: (a) the equivalent of MassHealth Standard benefits for children under age 21 who are in the care or custody of the department of youth services or the department of children and families; (b) dental benefits provided to clients of the department of developmental services who are age 21 or over; or (c) cost containment efforts the purposes and amounts of which have been submitted to the executive office for administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means 30 days prior to making these expenditures; provided further, that in calculating rates of payment for children enrolled in MassHealth receiving inpatient and outpatient services at acute care pediatric hospitals and pediatric specialty units as defined in section 8A of Chapter 118E of the General Laws, the executive office shall provide additional reimbursement to the pediatric acute hospital in the Commonwealth, above the base rates, to compensate for high-complexity pediatric care in an amount no less than $11,800,000 and to the pediatric specialty unit in the Commonwealth in an amount no less than $3,000,000; provided further, that the executive office of health and human services may continue to recover provider overpayments made in the current and prior fiscal years through the Medicaid management information system, and that these recoveries shall be considered current fiscal year expenditure refunds; provided further, that funds shall be provided in an amount not less than the total appropriated in item 1599-2009 in section 2 of chapter 182 of the acts of 2008; provided further, that the executive office may collect directly from a liable third party any amounts paid to contracted providers under chapter 118E of the General Laws for which the executive office later discovers another third party is liable if no other course of recoupment is possible; provided further, that in calculating rates of inpatient and outpatient services for neonatal intensive care units (NICU) with at least 55 licensed NICU beds within an acute hospital that has at least 109 pediatric intensive NICU licensed beds, the executive office shall make a supplemental payment of no more than $200,000; provided further, that no funds shall be expended for interpretive services directly or indirectly related to a settlement or resolution agreement with the office of civil rights or any other office, group or entity; provided further, that interpretive services currently provided shall not give rise to enforceable legal rights for any party or to an enforceable entitlement to interpretive services; provided further, $150,000 shall be expended for the work of the Massachusetts Unaccompanied Homeless Youth Commission to determine the scope of need among unaccompanied youth and young adults ages 24 and younger who are experiencing homelessness, and to identify and implement potential models for appropriate service delivery to unaccompanied homeless youth in urban, suburban, and rural areas of the Commonwealth; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the commissioner of mental health shall approve any prior authorization or other restriction on medication used to treat mental illness in accordance with written policies, procedures and regulations of the department of mental health;  provided further, not less than $500,000 shall be expended for a one time emergency department infrastructure and capacity building grant to a regional Medicare eligible disproportionate share, geographically isolated, community healthcare provider in Southern Worcester County affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Medical School that operates a 114-bed acute-care Hospital and satellite medical facilities across South Central Massachusetts, including a 24/7 Emergency Care Center, provided that said regional community healthcare provider shall provide a matching amount of a minimum of $500,000 in private funding, and further, that these funds shall be made available to said provider not later than December 31, 2013; provided further, that the office of Medicaid shall work with the managed care organizations that are under contract with the commonwealth to deliver managed care services to MassHealth enrollees and other relevant stakeholders to develop changes to Medicaid payment policies, quality improvement programs, and any other programmatic changes that would produce a minimum cost saving across the Medicaid program sufficient to offset increased provider rates incurred by Medicaid managed care organizations as a result of fiscal year 2014 base hospital rate increases; provided further, that not later than January 17, 2014 the executive office of health and human services shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing the methodology used to project caseload and utilization in fiscal year 2013 and fiscal year 2014; provided further, that funds shall be expended to support the functions of the office of performance management in carrying out the executive order, no. 540 entitled "Improving the Performance of State Government by Implementing a Comprehensive Strategic Planning and Performance Management Framework in the Executive Departments"; provided further, that not later than December 20, 2014 the executive office of health and human services shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means and house and senate committees on healthcare financing detailing the criteria for determining increased hospital payments for transitioning to alternative payment methodologies; provided further, that any projection of deficiency in item 4000-0430, 4000-0500, 4000-0600, 4000-0700, 4000-0870, 4000-0875, 4000-0880, 4000-0890, 4000-0895, 4000-0940, 4000-0950, 4000-0990, 4000-1400 or 4000-1405  shall  be  reported to the  house and  senate  committees on ways  and means not less than 90 days before the projected exhaustion of funding; and provided further, that any unexpended balance in these accounts shall revert to the General Fund on June 30, 2014 ……………………………………………..……….88,785,816
 
4000-0301         For the costs of MassHealth provider and member audit and utilization review activities including, but not limited to, eligibility verification, disability evaluations, provider financial and clinical audits, and initiatives intended to enhance program integrity................ $4,416,519
 
 
4000-0320         For the executive office of health and human services which may expend for medical care and assistance rendered in the current year an amount not to exceed $225,000,000 from the monies received from recoveries and collections of any current or prior year expenditures; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the balance of any personal needs accounts collected from nursing and other medical institutions upon the death of a medical assistance recipient and held by the executive office for more than 3 years may be credited to this item; and provided further, that no funds from this item shall be used for the purposes of item 4000-0300...................................................................... $225,000,000
 
4000-0430         For the CommonHealth program to provide primary and supplemental medical care and assistance to disabled adults and children under sections 9A, 16 and 16A of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to the recipients in prior fiscal years; provided further, that the executive office shall maximize federal reimbursement for state expenditures made on behalf of those adults and children; provided further, that children shall be determined eligible for the medical care and assistance if they meet the disability standards as defined by the executive office, which shall be no more restrictive than the standards in effect on July 1, 1996; and provided further, that the executive office shall process CommonHealth applications within 45 days of receipt of a completed application or within 90 days if a determination of disability is required................................................................................................................. $91,074,613
 
4000-0500         For health care services provided to medical assistance recipients under the executive office’s primary care clinician, mental health and substance abuse plan or through a health maintenance organization under contract with the executive office and for MassHealth benefits provided to children, adolescents and adults under clauses (a) to (d), inclusive, and clause (h) of subsection (2) of section 9A of chapter 118E of the General Laws and section 16C of said chapter 118E; provided, that no funds shall be expended from this item for children and adolescents under clause (c) of said subsection (2) of said section 9A of said chapter 118E whose family incomes, as determined by the executive office, exceed 150 per cent of the federal poverty level; provided further, that MassHealth shall provide not less than $1,000,000 in the Fiscal Year  14 capitated rate for the PCC mental health and substance abuse plan for inpatient behavioral health providers; provided further, that expenditures from this item shall be made only for the purposes expressly stated herein; provided further, that the executive office shall maximize federal reimbursements for state expenditures made to these providers; and provided further, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to the recipients in prior fiscal years........................................................ $4,500,411,804
 
Executive Office of Elder affairs.
 
4000-0600         For health care services provided to MassHealth members who are seniors and for the operation of the MassHealth senior care options initiative under section 9D of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to these recipients in prior fiscal years; provided further, that funds shall be expended for the community choices initiative; provided further, that no payment for special provider costs shall be made from this item without the prior written approval of the secretary of administration and finance; provided further, that benefits of the community choices initiative shall not be reduced below the services provided in fiscal year 2013; provided further, that the eligibility requirements for this demonstration project shall not be more restrictive than those established in fiscal year 2013; provided further, that funds shall be expended from this item to implement the pre-admission counseling and assessment program under the fourth paragraph of section 9 of chapter 118E of the General Laws, which shall be implemented on a statewide basis through aging and disability resource consortia; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, funds shall be expended from this item for the purpose of maintaining a personal needs allowance of $72.80 per month for individuals residing in nursing homes and rest homes who are eligible for MassHealth, Emergency Aid to the Elderly, Disabled and Children program or Supplemental Security Income; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for any nursing home or non-acute chronic disease hospital that provides kosher food to its residents, the executive office of elder affairs, in consultation with the center for health information and analysis, in recognition of the special innovative program status granted by the executive office of health and human services, shall continue to make the standard payment rates established in fiscal year 2006 to reflect the high dietary costs incurred in providing kosher food; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, nursing facility rates effective July 1, 2013 may be developed using the costs of calendar year 2005................ $2,861,335,505
 
4000-0640         For nursing facility Medicaid rates; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, in fiscal year 2014, the executive office of health and human services in consultation with the center for health information and analysis shall establish nursing facility Medicaid rates that cumulatively total $288,600,000 more than the annual payment rates established by the division under the rates in effect as of June 30, 2002; provided further that effective July 1, 2013 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014, the executive office of health and human services shall establish nursing facility MassHealth rates that fully recognize the Medicaid share of the nursing home assessment established by section 63 of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided further, that not less than $2,800,000 shall be expended as incentive payments to nursing facilities meeting the criteria determined under the MassHealth Nursing Facility Pay-for-Performance Program and that have established and participated in a cooperative effort in each qualifying nursing facility between representatives of employees and management that is focused on implementing that criteria and improving the quality of services available to MassHealth members and that shall decide jointly how to expend such incentive payments; and provided further that the MassHealth agency shall adopt all additional regulations and procedures necessary to carry out this section; provided further, that an amount for expenses related to the collection and administration of section 63 of chapter 118E of the General Laws shall be transferred to the executive office of health and human services; and provided further, that the payments made under this item shall be allocated in an amount sufficient to implement section 622 of chapter 151 of the acts of 1996........ $319,300,000
 
executive office of health and human services.
 
4000-0700         For health care services provided to medical assistance recipients under the executive office’s health care indemnity/third party liability plan, to medical assistance recipients not otherwise covered under the executive office’s managed care or senior care plans and for MassHealth benefits provided to children, adolescents and adults under clauses (a) to (d), inclusive, and clause (h) of subsection (2) of section 9A of chapter 118E of the General Laws and section 16C of said chapter 118E; provided, that no payments for special provider costs shall be made from this item without the prior written approval of the secretary of administration and finance; provided further, that no funds shall be expended from this item for children and adolescents under clause (c) of said subsection (2) of said section 9A of said chapter 118E whose family incomes, as determined by the executive office, exceed 150 per cent of the federal poverty level; provided further, that children who have aged out of the custody of the department of children and families shall be eligible for benefits until they reach age 21; provided further, that funds shall be expended from this item for members who qualify for early intervention services; provided further, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to the recipients in prior fiscal years; provided further, that $23,000,000 shall be expended from this item, or item 4000-0500 if necessary, to achieve maximum federal financial participation, to enhance the ability of hospitals and community health centers to serve populations in need more efficiently and effectively; provided further, that the executive office shall maximize federal reimbursements for state expenditures made to these providers; provided further, that the executive office shall not, in fiscal year 2014, fund programs relating to case management with the intention of reducing length of stay for neonatal intensive care unit cases; provided further, that notwithstanding the foregoing, funds may be expended from this item for the purchase of third party insurance including, but not limited to, Medicare for any medical assistance recipient; provided further, that the executive office may reduce MassHealth premiums or copayments or offer other incentives to encourage enrollees to comply with wellness goals; and provided further, that funds may be expended from this item for activities relating to disability determinations or utilization management and review, including patient screenings and evaluations, regardless of whether such activities are performed by a state agency, contractor, agent or provider..................................................... $2,159,099,061
 
4000-0870         For health care services provided to adults participating in the medical assistance program pursuant to clause (g) of subsection (2) of section 9A of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to the recipients in prior fiscal years.................................................................... $180,437,109
 
4000-0875         For the provision of benefits to eligible women who require medical treatment for either breast or cervical cancer in accordance with 42 USC 1396a(a)(10)(A)(ii)(XVIII) and section 10D of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided, that the executive office shall provide these benefits to women whose income, as determined by the executive office, does not exceed 250 per cent of the federal poverty level, subject to continued federal approval; provided further, that eligibility for benefits shall be extended solely for the duration of the cancerous condition; provided further, that before the provision of any benefits covered by this item, the executive office shall require screening for either breast or cervical cancer through the comprehensive breast and cervical cancer early detection program operated by the department of public health, in accordance with item 4570-1512 of section 2D; and provided further, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to these recipients in prior fiscal years........................................................................................................... $5,725,199
 
4000-0880         For MassHealth benefits under clause (c) of subsection (2) of section 9A of chapter 118E of the General Laws and section 16C of said chapter 118E for children and adolescents whose family incomes, as determined by the executive office, are above 150 per cent of the federal poverty level; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to those children and adolescents in prior fiscal years.................. $222,766,943
 
4000-0890         For the cost of health insurance subsidies paid to employees and employers of small businesses in the insurance reimbursement program under section 9C of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to those persons in prior fiscal years; provided further, that effective January 1, 2014, funds may be expended for a pilot program for MassHealth to provide health insurance premium assistance for eligible individuals who work for small employers, who are ineligible for subsidized insurance through the Health Connector and ineligible for any other program in MassHealth; and provided further, that enrollment in such a pilot program may be capped to ensure that MassHealth expenditures do not exceed the amount appropriated herein $30,877,115
 
4000-0895         For the healthy start program to provide medical care and assistance to pregnant women and infants residing in the commonwealth pursuant to section 10E of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to these persons in prior fiscal years........................................................... $14,439,991
 
4000-0940         For the purposes of providing healthcare services related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Public Law 111-148 and streamlining current programs to promote alignment, access and administrative simplification.................................... $449,177,060
 
4000-0950         For administrative and program expenses associated with the children’s behavioral health initiative, in accordance with the settlement agreement in the case of Rosie D. et al. v. Romney, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts civil action No. 01-30199-MAP, to provide comprehensive, community-based behavioral health services to children suffering from severe emotional disturbances; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to these persons in prior fiscal years; provided further, that the secretary of health and human services shall report biannually to the house and senate committees on ways and means relative to implementation of the initiative; provided further, that such biannual reports shall include, but not be limited to, details of the implementation plan, results of the scheduled plan to date, including a schedule detailing commencement of services and associated costs by service type, an analysis of compliance with the terms of the settlement agreement to date, a detailed itemization of services and service utilization by service type, geographical location and the age of the member receiving the service, data detailing the time that elapses between a member’s request for services and commencement of an initial assessment for services, the time to complete the initial assessment and the time that elapses between initial assessment for services and commencement of services and a quarterly update of whether projected expenditures are likely to exceed the amount appropriated herein; provided further, that any unexpended balance in this item shall revert to the General Fund on June, 30, 2014; and provided further, that funds shall not be transferred from this item without notifying the house and senate committees on ways and means not less than 30 days prior to such a transfer.......................................................................................... $203,200,101
 
4000-0990         For the children’s medical security plan to provide primary and preventive health services for uninsured children from birth through age 18; provided, that the executive office shall prescreen enrollees and applicants for Medicaid eligibility; provided further, that no applicant shall be enrolled in the program until the applicant has been denied eligibility for the MassHealth program; provided further, that the MassHealth benefit request shall be used as a joint application to determine the eligibility for both MassHealth and the children’s medical security plan; provided further, that the executive office shall maximize federal reimbursements for state expenditures made on behalf of the children; provided further, that the executive office shall expend all necessary funds from this item to ensure the provision of the maximum benefit levels for this program, as authorized by section 10F of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided further, that the maximum benefit levels for this program shall be made available only to those children who have been determined by the executive office to be ineligible for MassHealth benefits; and provided further, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to those persons in prior fiscal years.............. $13,214,180
 
4000-1400         For the provision of MassHealth benefits to persons diagnosed with human immunodeficiency virus with incomes up to 200 per cent of the federal poverty level; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to those persons in prior fiscal years................................................................................................................. $18,744,723
 
4000-1405         For the operation of a program of preventive and primary care for chronically unemployed persons who are not receiving unemployment insurance benefits and who are not eligible for medical assistance but who are determined by the executive office of health and human services to be long-term unemployed; provided, that such persons shall meet the eligibility requirements of the MassHealth program established in section 9A of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided further, that persons eligible under subsection (7) of section 16D of said chapter 118E shall also be eligible to receive benefits under this item; provided further, that the income of such persons shall not exceed 100 per cent of the federal poverty level; provided further, that the eligibility requirements shall not exclude from eligibility persons who are employed intermittently or on a non-regular basis; provided further, that the provision of care to such persons under this program may, taking into account capacity, continuity of care and geographic considerations, be restricted to certain providers; provided further, that the secretary may limit or close enrollment if necessary in order to ensure that expenditures from this item do not exceed the amount appropriated herein; provided further, that no such limitation shall be implemented unless the secretary has given 90 days notice to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on health care financing; and provided further, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to recipients in prior fiscal years................................................................ $489,878,244
 
4000-1420         For the purposes of making payment to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in compliance with Title XIX of the Social Security Act.................. $284,153,027
 
4000-1602         For the costs associated with improving MassHealth field operations; provided, that no expenditures shall be made from this item that are not federally reimbursable. $1,333,756
 
4000-1604         For MassHealth costs associated with the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, P.L.111-148, and payment reform; provided, that no expenditures shall be made from this item that are not federally reimbursable........................ $349,766
 
4000-1700         For the provision of information technology services within the executive office of health and human services.......................................................................................... $96,616,423
 
Office for Refugees and Immigrants.
 
4003-0122         For a citizenship for new Americans program to assist legal permanent residents of the commonwealth in becoming citizens of the United States; provided, that the office for refugees and immigrants shall administer the program; provided further, that the program funded by this item shall provide assistance to persons who are within 3 years of eligibility to become citizens of the United States; provided further, that services shall be designed to include: ESOL/civics classes, citizenship application assistance, interview preparation and support services including, but not limited to, interpretation and referral services; provided further, that persons who would qualify for benefits under chapter 118A of the General Laws but for their status as legal non-citizens shall be given highest priority for services; and provided further, that persons who currently receive state-funded benefits which could be replaced, in whole or in part, by federally-funded benefits if these persons become citizens, shall be given priority for services...................................................................................................................... $237,500
 
Center for Health Information and Analysis.
 
4100-0060         For the operation of the center for information and analysis established in chapter 12C of the General Laws; provided that, notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the estimated expenses of the center shall be assessed in the manner prescribed by section 7 of said chapter 12C........................................................................................ $22,500,000
 
4100-0061         For the center for information and analysis, which may expend for the development, operation and maintenance of an all-payer claims database an amount not to exceed $4,000,000 from amounts paid to the center for any and all fees paid for health data information and from any federal financial participation associated with the collection and administration of health care claims data; provided, that revenues in excess of the appropriation for the fiscal year shall not revert to the General Fund but shall be available for expenditure in the subsequent fiscal year without further appropriation......................................................................... $4,000,000
 
OFFICE OF DISABILITIES AND COMMUNITY SERVICES.
 
Massachusetts Commission for the Blind.
 
4110-0001         For the operation of the Massachusetts commission for the blind................... $1,361,524
 
4110-1000         For the community services program; provided, that the Massachusetts commission for the blind shall work in collaboration with the Massachusetts commission for the deaf and hard of hearing to provide assistance and services to the deaf-blind community through the deaf-blind community access network........................................................................... $4,022,805
 
4110-2000         For the turning 22 program of the commission; provided, that the commission shall work in conjunction with the department of developmental services to secure the maximum amount of federal reimbursements available for the care of turning 22 clients................ $11,734,132
 
4110-3010         For a program of vocational rehabilitation for the blind in cooperation with the federal government; provided, that no funds from federal vocational rehabilitation grants or state appropriation shall be deducted for pensions, group health and life insurance, or any other such indirect costs of federally reimbursed state employees; and provided further, that an additional $300,000 shall be made available to expand the contract for vocational rehabilitation services provided by the Carroll Center for the Blind, Inc................................ $3,308,118
 
Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission.
 
4120-1000         For the operation of the commission; provided, that the commissioner shall report quarterly to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the secretary of administration and finance on the number of clients served and the amount expended on each type of service; provided further, that upon the written request of the commissioner of revenue, the commission shall provide lists of individual clients to whom, or on behalf of whom, payments have been made for the purpose of verifying eligibility and detecting and preventing fraud, error and abuse in the programs administered by the commission; and provided further, that lists shall include client names and social security numbers and payee names and other identification, if different from a client’s................................................................................... $417,294
 
4120-2000         For vocational rehabilitation services operated in cooperation with the federal government; provided, that no funds from the federal vocational rehabilitation grant or state appropriations shall be deducted for pensions, group health or life insurance or any other such indirect costs of federally-reimbursed state employees; and provided further, that the commissioner, in making referrals to service providers, shall take into account a client’s place of residence and the proximity of the nearest provider to the residence................................... $10,037,118
 
4120-3000         For employment assistance services; provided, that vocational evaluation and employment services for severely disabled adults may be provided.................................. $2,140,011
 
4120-4000         For independent living assistance services.................................................. $13,099,883
 
4120-4001         For the housing registry for the disabled............................................................ $80,000
 
4120-4010         For the turning 22 program of the commission.................................................. $795,620
 
4120-5000         For homemaking services............................................................................. $4,280,684
 
4120-6000         For services for individuals with head injuries; provided, that the commission shall work with the executive office of health and human services to maximize federal reimbursement for clients receiving head injury services...................................................................... $12,215,519
 
Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
 
4125-0100         For the operation of and services provided by the Massachusetts commission for the deaf and hard of hearing............................................................................................. $5,638,374
 
Soldiers' Home in Massachusetts.
 
4180-0100         For the maintenance and operation of the Soldiers’ Home in Massachusetts located in the city of Chelsea, including a specialized unit for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease patients; provided, that no fee, assessment or other charge shall be imposed upon or required of any person for any outpatient treatment, admission or hospitalization which exceeds the amount of fees charged in fiscal year 2013.................................................................. $27,439,998
 
4180-1100         For the Soldiers’ Home in Massachusetts which may expend not more than $510,000 in revenues for facility maintenance and patient care, including personnel costs; provided, that 60 per cent of all revenues generated pursuant to section 2 of chapter 90 of the General Laws through the purchase of license plates with the designation VETERAN by eligible veterans of the commonwealth, upon compensating the registry of motor vehicles for the cost associated with the license plates, shall be deposited into and for the purposes of this revenue account of the Soldiers’ Home; provided further, that the Soldiers’ Home may accept gifts, grants, donations and bequests; 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 Soldiers’ Home 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; and provided further, that if the registrar of motor vehicles projects that total revenues from the purchase of license plates with the designation VETERAN will exceed the amounts appropriated in this item and item 4190-1100 the registrar shall notify the secretary of administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means, prior appropriation continued $600,000
 
Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke.
 
4190-0100         For the maintenance and operation of the Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke; provided, that no fee, assessment or other charge shall be imposed upon or required of any person for any outpatient treatment, admission or hospitalization which exceeds the amount of fees charged in fiscal year 2013.......................................................................................... $20,552,990
 
4190-0101         For the Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke which may expend for its operation an amount not to exceed $5,000 from the licensing of the property for placement of aerial antennas $5,000
 
4190-0102         For the Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke which may expend for the outpatient pharmacy program an amount not to exceed $110,000 from copayments which it may charge to users of the program; provided, that no copayment shall be imposed or required of any person which exceeds the level of co-payments charged in fiscal year 2013.............................................. $110,000
 
4190-0200         For the Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke which may expend not more than $50,000 from fees collected from veterans in its care for the purposes of providing television and telephone services to residents; provided, that fees from the use of telephones and televisions shall only be expended for payments to vendors for said services; 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 Soldiers’ Home 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................................................................................... $50,000
 
4190-0300         For the Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke which may expend not more than $704,869 for the operation of 12 additional long term care beds from revenue generated through the occupancy of these beds; provided, 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 Soldiers’ Home 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, prior appropriation continued $704,869
 
4190-1100         For the Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke which may expend not more than $340,000 for facility maintenance and patient care, including personnel costs; provided, that 40 per cent of all revenues generated pursuant to section 2 of chapter 90 of the General Laws through the purchase of license plates with the designation VETERAN by eligible veterans of the commonwealth, upon compensating the registry of motor vehicles for the costs associated with the license plates, shall be deposited into and for the purposes of this retained revenue account of the Soldiers’ Home; provided further, that the Soldiers’ Home may accept gifts, grants, donations and bequests; 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 Soldiers’ Home 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, prior appropriation continued........................................................................... $400,000
 
OFFICE OF CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES.
 
Department of Youth Services.
 
4200-0010         For the administration of the department of youth services; provided, that the department shall continue to collaborate with the department of elementary and secondary education in order to align curriculum at the department of youth services with the statewide curriculum frameworks and to ease the reintegration of youth from facilities at the department of youth services into regular public school settings; provided further, that the department shall continue to execute its education funding initiative; and provided further, that the commissioner of youth services, in conjunction with the department of elementary and secondary education, shall submit a report on the status of the department of youth services investment in education and its projected needs in fiscal years 2014 and 2015 to the house and senate committees on ways and means by December 2, 2013.................................................................. $4,082,818
 
4200-0100         For supervision, counseling and other community-based services provided to committed youths in nonresidential care programs of the department; provided, that the commissioner may transfer up to 7 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item to items 4200-0200 and 4200-0300; and provided further, that 30 days before any such transfer is made, the commissioner shall file with the secretary of administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means a plan showing the amounts to be transferred and the reason for the proposed transfer................................................................. $22,972,474
 
4200-0200         For pretrial detention programs, including purchase-of-service and state-operated programs; provided, that the commissioner may transfer up to 7 per cent of the amount appropriated herein to items 4200-0100 and 4200-0300; and provided further, that 30 days before any transfer is made, the commissioner shall file with the secretary of administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means a plan showing the amounts to be transferred and the reason for the proposed transfer.................................... $21,535,479
 
4200-0300         For secure facilities, including purchase-of-service and state operated programs incidental to the operations of the facilities; provided, that funds shall be expended to address the needs of the female population; provided further, that funds shall be expended to address suicide prevention; provided further, that the commissioner may transfer up to 7 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item to items 4200-0100 and 4200-0200; and provided further, that 30 days before any such transfer is made, the commissioner shall file with the secretary of administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means a plan showing the amounts to be transferred and the reason for the proposed transfer $106,668,785
 
4200-0500         For enhanced salaries for teachers at the department of youth services.......... $2,809,809
 
4200-0600         For the operation of secure facilities to detain arrested youth prior to arraignment under the alternative lock up program........................................................................... $2,100,000
 
Department of Transitional Assistance.
 
4400-1000         For the central administration of the department of transitional assistance; provided, that all costs associated with verifying disability for all programs of the department shall be paid from this item; provided further, that the department shall submit on a monthly basis to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the secretary of administration and finance a status report on program expenditures, savings and revenues, error rate measurements and public assistance caseloads and benefits; provided further, that the department shall collect all out-of-court settlement restitution payments; provided further, that the restitution payments shall include, but not be limited to, installment and lump sum payments; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary and unless otherwise expressly provided, federal reimbursements received for the purposes of the department, including reimbursements for administrative, fringe and overhead costs for the current fiscal year and prior fiscal years, shall be credited to the General Fund; provided further, that an application for assistance under chapter 118 of the General Laws shall be an application for assistance under chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided further, that if assistance under said chapter 118 is denied, the application shall be transmitted by the department to the executive office of health and human services for a determination of eligibility under said chapter 118E; provided further, that the department of transitional assistance shall provide the caseload forecasting office with enrollment data and any other information pertinent to caseload forecasting that is requested by the office on a monthly basis; and provided further, that the information is provided in a manner that meets all applicable federal and state privacy and security requirements................................................................................................................. $63,289,182
 
4400-1001         For programs to increase the commonwealth’s participation rate in the supplemental nutrition assistance program and other federal nutrition programs; provided, that the work of department employees paid for from this item shall be restricted to processing supplemental nutrition assistance program applications; provided further, that the department shall not require supplemental nutrition assistance program applicants to provide re-verification of eligibility factors previously verified and not subject to change; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the department shall require only 1 signature from supplemental nutrition assistance program applicants; provided further, that the department shall fund a unit staffed by department employees to respond to supplemental nutrition assistance program inquiries, and arrange and conduct telephone interviews for initial supplemental nutrition assistance program applications from this item; provided further, that the department shall fund a system to image and catalogue eligibility documents electronically from this item; provided further, that funds may be expended for supplemental nutrition assistance program outreach; and provided further, that the department shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than December 6, 2013 on the status of these programs.............................................................................. $2,910,728
 
4400-1025         For domestic violence specialists at local area offices...................................... $805,087
 
4400-1100         For the payroll of the department’s caseworkers; provided, that only employees of bargaining unit 8 shall be paid from this item................................................................ $61,084,483
 
4401-1000         For employment and training services for recipients of benefits provided under the transitional aid to families with dependent children program; provided, that the young parent program shall receive not less than $3,000,000; provided further, that funds from this item may be expended on former recipients of the program for up to 1 year after termination of their benefits; provided further, that certain parents who have not yet reached the age of 18, including those who are ineligible for transitional aid to families with dependent children and who would qualify for benefits under chapter 118 of the General Laws but for the deeming of the grandparents’ income, shall be eligible to receive services; provided further, that not less than $530,000 shall be expended for programs operated through the Massachusetts Office of Refugees and Immigrants; and provided further, that not less than $3,000,000 shall be expended for providers with whom the department entered into service agreements in fiscal year 2011 as procured under the Competitive Integrated Employment Service program...................... $6,530,000
 
4403-2000         For a program of transitional aid to families with dependent children; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, benefits under the program shall be paid only to citizens of the United States and to noncitizens for whom federal funds may be used to provide benefits; provided further, that notwithstanding this act or any general or special law to the contrary, no benefit under this item shall be made available to illegal or undocumented aliens; provided further, that the need standard shall be equal to the standard in effect in fiscal year 2013 unless the department determines that a reduction in the monthly payment standard should be implemented before the end of the fiscal year to keep program expenditures within the amounts appropriated in this item; provided further, that the payment standard shall be equal to the need standard; provided further, that the payment standard for families who do not qualify for an exempt category of assistance under subsection (e) of section 110 of chapter 5 of the acts of 1995, or any successor statute, shall be 2.75 per cent below the otherwise applicable payment standard in fiscal year 2014, pursuant to the state plan required under the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, and pursuant to said act and notwithstanding section 218 of chapter 149 of the acts of 2004 or any other general or special law to the contrary, the recipients defined in said section 218 of said chapter 149 whose youngest child of record is of the age at which full-time schooling is mandatory or older shall meet the federal standard of 30 hours per week of work-related activity; provided further, that the department shall notify parents under the age of 20 receiving benefits from the program of the requirements of clause (2) of subsection (i) of said section 110 of said chapter 5 or any successor law; provided further, that a $40 per month rent allowance shall be paid to all households incurring a rent or mortgage expense and not residing in public housing or subsidized housing; provided further, that a nonrecurring children’s clothing allowance of $150 shall be provided to each child eligible under this program in September 2013; provided further, that the children’s clothing allowance shall be included in the standard of need for the month of September 2013; provided further, that benefits under this program shall not be available to those families in which a child has been removed from the household under a court order after a care and protection hearing under chapter 119 of the General Laws, nor to adult recipients otherwise eligible for transitional aid to families with dependent children but for the temporary removal of the dependent child or children from the home by the department of children and families under department procedures; provided further, that notwithstanding section 2 of chapter 118 of the General Laws, or any other general or special law to the contrary, the department shall render aid to pregnant women with no other eligible dependent children only if it has been medically verified that the child is expected to be born within the month the payments are to be made or within the 3 month period after the month of payment and who, if the child had been born and was living with such woman in the month of payment would be categorically and financially eligible for transitional aid to families with dependent children benefits; provided further, that certain families that suffer a reduction in benefits due to a loss of earned income and participation in retrospective budgeting may receive a supplemental benefit to compensate them for the loss; provided further, that the department shall, to the extent feasible within the existing appropriation and funding from other sources, review its disability standards to determine the extent to which such standards reflect the current medical and vocational criteria; provided further, that the department shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on children, families and persons with disabilities 60 days before any changes to the disability standards are proposed; provided further, that no funds from this item shall be expended by the department for child care or transportation services for the employment and training program; provided further, that no funds from this item shall be expended by the department for family reunification benefits or informal child care; provided further, that the department shall provide oral and written notification to all recipients of their child care benefits at the time of application and on a semi-annual basis; provided further, that the notification shall include the full range of child care options available, including center-based child care, family-based child care and in-home relative child care; provided further, that the notification shall detail available child care benefits for current and former recipients, including employment and training benefits and transitional benefits; provided further, that the notice shall further advise recipients of the availability of supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits; provided further, that in promulgating, amending or rescinding its regulations relative to eligibility for, or levels of, benefits under the program, the department shall take into account the amounts available to it for expenditure from this item so as not to exceed this appropriation; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, 60 days before adopting any eligibility or benefit changes, the commissioner shall file with the house and senate committees on ways and means, the joint committee on children, families and persons with disabilities and with the clerks of the senate and house of representatives a detailed and comprehensive report setting forth the text of, basis and reasons for the proposed changes........ $306,244,402
 
4403-2007         For a nutritional benefit program for low-income workers; provided, that benefits shall be provided only to those for whom receiving these benefits will improve the work participation rate under the federal program of temporary assistance for needy families..... $1,200,000
 
4403-2119         For the provision of structured settings as provided in subsection (i) of section 110 of chapter 5 of the acts of 1995, or any successor statute, for parents under the age of 20 who are receiving benefits under the transitional aid to families with dependent children program................................................................................................................... $8,694,318
 
4405-2000         For the state supplement to the supplemental security income program for the aged and disabled, including a program for emergency needs for supplemental security income recipients; provided, that the expenses of special grant recipients residing in rest homes, as provided in section 7A of chapter 118A of the General Laws, may be paid from this item; provided further, that the department, in collaboration with the executive office of health and human services, may fund an optional supplemental living arrangement category under the supplemental security income program that makes payments to persons living in assisted living residences certified under chapter 19D of the General Laws who meet the income and clinical eligibility criteria established by the department and the executive office; provided further, that the optional category of payments shall only be administered in conjunction with the Medicaid group adult foster care benefit; provided further, that funds shall be made available for rate increases for level IV rest homes as defined in 105 CMR 150.001 in an amount not less than the amount received in fiscal year 2013; and provided further, that reimbursements to providers for services rendered in prior fiscal years may be expended from this item....... $233,188,118
 
4408-1000         For a program of cash assistance to certain residents of the commonwealth, entitled emergency aid to the elderly, disabled and children found by the department to be eligible for the aid under chapter 117A of the General Laws and regulations promulgated by the department and subject to the limitations of appropriation for such purpose; provided, that benefits under this item shall only be provided to residents who are citizens of the United States or qualified aliens or non-citizens otherwise permanently residing in the United States under color of law and shall not be provided to illegal or undocumented aliens; provided further, that the recipient shall not be subject to sponsor income deeming or related restrictions; provided further, that the payment standard shall equal the payment standard in effect under the general relief program in fiscal year 1991; provided further, that the department may provide benefits to persons age 65 or older who have applied for benefits under chapter 118A of the General Laws, to persons suffering from a medically-determinable impairment or combination of impairments which is expected to last for a period as determined by department regulations and which substantially reduces or eliminates such individuals’ capacity to support themselves and which has been verified by a competent authority, to certain persons caring for a disabled person, to otherwise eligible participants in the vocational rehabilitation program of the Massachusetts rehabilitation commission and to dependent children who are ineligible for benefits under both chapter 118 of the General Laws and the separate program created by section 210 of chapter 43 of the acts of 1997 and parents or other caretakers of dependent children who are ineligible under said chapter 118 and under said separate program; provided further, that no person incarcerated in a correctional institution shall be eligible for benefits under the program; provided further, that no funds shall be expended from this item for the payment of expenses associated with any medical review team, other disability screening process or costs associated with verifying disability for this program; provided further, that the department shall adopt emergency regulations under chapter 30A of the General Laws to implement the changes to the program required by this item promptly and within the appropriation; provided further, that in implementing the program for fiscal year 2014, the department shall include all eligibility categories permitted in this item at the payment standard in effect for the former general relief program in fiscal year 1991; provided further, that in promulgating, amending or rescinding its regulations with respect to eligibility or benefits, including the payment standard, medical benefits and any other benefits under this program, the department shall take into account the amount available to it for expenditure by this item so as not to exceed the amount appropriated in this item; provided further, that the department may promulgate emergency regulations under said chapter 30A to implement these eligibility or benefit changes, or both; provided further, that nothing in this item shall be construed to create any right accruing to recipients of the former general relief program; provided further, that reimbursements collected from the Social Security Administration on behalf of former clients of the emergency aid to the elderly, disabled and children program or unprocessed payments from the program that are returned to the department shall be credited to the General Fund; provided further, that funds shall be made available for rate increases for level IV rest homes as defined in 105 CMR 150.001 in an amount not less than the amount received in fiscal year 2013; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the funds made available in this item shall be the only funds available for the program and the department shall not spend funds for the program in excess of the amount made available in this item; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, 60 days before adopting any eligibility or benefit changes, the commissioner shall file with the house and senate committees on ways and means, the joint committee on children, families and persons with disabilities and with the clerks of the senate and house of representatives a detailed and comprehensive report setting forth the text of, basis and reasons for the proposed changes; and provided further, that the report shall state exactly which components of the current benefit package will be altered and the department’s most accurate assessment of the effects of benefit or eligibility changes upon recipient families.................................................................. $92,844,480
 
OFFICE OF HEALTH SERVICES.
 
Department of Public Health.
 
4510-0020         For the department of public health, which may expend not more than $233,203 in revenues collected from fees charged by the food protection program for program costs of the food protection program; provided, 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................... $233,203
 
4510-0025         For the department of public health, which may expend not more than $889,889 for a school-based sealant program, known as the SEAL Program, from revenues collected from MassHealth and other third party reimbursement for preventive oral health procedures; provided, 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..... $889,889
 
4510-0040         For the department of public health, which may expend for the regulation of all pharmaceutical and medical device companies that market their products in the commonwealth an amount not to exceed $432,188 from fees assessed under chapter 111N of the General Laws; provided, 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................... $432,188
 
4510-0100         For the administration and operation of the department, including the personnel support of programmatic staff within the department, including the health statistics program, the operation of the registry of vital records and statistics and the Massachusetts cancer registry; provided, that the department shall make every effort to obtain maximum federal financial participation, including grants, relating to its programs; and provided further, that the department shall give specific consideration to additional monies available pursuant to the Patient Protection and Affordability Act of 2010, Public Law 111-148 and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, Public Law 111-152.................................................................. $18,474,624
 
4510-0110         For community health center services; provided, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended on a statewide program of technical assistance to community health centers to be provided by a statewide primary care association qualified under Section 330(f)(1) of the United States Public Health Service Act at 42 USC 254c(f)(1)................................................. $969,933
 
4510-0112 For the department of public health to conduct a postpartum depression pilot program at community health centers in Holyoke, Jamaica Plain, Lynn, and Worcester……$200,000
 
4510-0600         For an environmental and community health hazards program, including control of radiation and nuclear hazards, consumer products protection, food and drugs, lead poisoning prevention under chapter 482 of the acts of 1993, lead-based paint inspections in day care facilities, inspection of radiological facilities, licensing of x-ray technologists and the administration of the bureau of environmental health assessment under chapter 111F of the General Laws; provided, that the department shall file a report with the house and senate committees on ways and means, the joint committee on public health and the joint committee on health care financing on the status of local health inspections of food establishments, consistent with the department of public health food safety regulations and a report on the current waiting list for indoor air inspections on or before October 3, 2013; and, provided further, that the department shall allocate $125,000 to enhance the capacity and infrastructure of the department to license and inspect meat and poultry slaughtering and processing facilities in Massachusetts................................................................................................................... $3,733,538
 
4510-0615         For the department of public health, which may expend not more than $180,000 from assessments collected under section 5K of chapter 111 of the General Laws for services provided to monitor, survey and inspect nuclear power reactors; provided, that the department may expend not more than $1,678,947 from fees collected from licensing and inspecting users of radioactive material within the commonwealth under licenses presently issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission; provided further, that the revenues may be used for the costs of both programs, including the compensation of employees; provided further, that in fiscal year 2014 an amount not less than in fiscal year 2013 shall be expended for the C-10 Research & Education Foundation of Newburyport for the purposes of providing radiological monitoring of the 6 Massachusetts communities within the plume exposure emergency planning zone of Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant; 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............................................................................... $1,858,947
 
4510-0616         For the department of public health, which may expend not more than $1,295,175 for a drug registration and monitoring program from revenues collected from fees charged to registered practitioners, including physicians, dentists, veterinarians, podiatrists and optometrists for controlled substance registration; provided, that funds may be expended from this item for the costs of personnel; 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............................................................................... $1,295,175
 
4510-0710         For the operation of the division of health care quality and the office of patient protection; provided, that the division shall be responsible for assuring the quality of patient care provided by the commonwealth’s health care facilities and services and for protecting the health and safety of patients who receive care and services in nursing homes, rest homes, clinical laboratories, clinics, institutions for individuals with intellectual disabilities and the mentally ill, hospitals and infirmaries, including the inspection of ambulance services; provided further, that investigators shall conduct investigations of abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation; provided further, that all investigators in the division of health care quality responsible for the investigations shall receive training by the Medicaid fraud control unit in the office of the attorney general; provided further, that the division shall continue a comprehensive training, education and outreach program for nursing home administrators and managers and other supervisory personnel in long-term care facilities to improve the quality of care in those facilities; provided further, that the program shall promote the use of best practices, models of quality care giving and the culture of workforce retention within the facilities, and shall focus on systemic ways to reduce deficiencies; and provided further, that services funded through this item shall include, but not be limited to: education, training, intervention, support, surveillance and evaluation.............................................................................................. $6,974,392
 
4510-0712         For the department of public health, which may expend not more than $1,587,892 in revenues collected from the licensure of health facilities for program costs of the division of health care quality; provided, that the department may expend not more than $893,189 from revenues collected from individuals applying for emergency medical technician licensure and recertification; 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.. $2,481,081
 
4510-0721         For the operation and administration of the board of registration in nursing........ $911,672
 
 
4510-0722 For the operation and administration of the board of registration in pharmacy; provided, that the board shall submit a report to the joint committee on public health by December 31, 2013, and annually thereafter,  detailing the investigatory and disciplinary actions conducted by the board; provided further, that the initial report shall detail the investigatory and disciplinary actions conducted by the board  from September 1, 2012 through December 1, 2013, provided further, that the report shall detail a) each complaint received by the board or initiated by the board, b) the date of the complaint, c) the violation alleged, and d) whether or not a case file was opened and the complaint was referred to a board investigator; provided further, that the report shall further detail, for those complaints that resulted in an opened and docketed case file, a) the docket number, b) the name and license number of the licensees involved, c) a chronological account of the board actions taken during the investigation, d) the name of any state or federal agencies that collaborated with investigation, e) a summary of and rationale for the final decision of the board to dismiss the complaint, impose an informal sanction or penalty, impose a formal penalty or sanction, or amend a previously issued penalty or sanction, and f) whether or not the board reported the result of its investigation to another state board, federal agency or external entity; provided further, that the board shall prepare a compilation of cases involving preventable medical error that resulted in harm to a patient or health care provider for the purpose of assisting health care providers, hospitals and pharmacies to modify their practices and techniques to avoid error; and provided further, that the board shall submit the compilation to the joint committee on public health and the commissioner of the department of public health by December 31, 2013, and annually thereafter, and shall make the compilation widely available, including by electronic means, to the public and to all hospitals, pharmacies and health care providers doing business in the commonwealth……$1,300,527
 
4510-0723         For the operation and administration of the board of registration in medicine and the committee on acupuncture............................................................................................ $1,034,251
 
4510-0725         For the operation and administration of certain health boards of registration, including the boards of registration in dentistry, nursing home administrators, physician assistants, perfusionists, genetic counselors and respiratory therapists.............................. $309,669
 
4510-0726         For the board of registration in medicine, including the physician profiles program; provided, that the board may expend revenues not to exceed $300,000 from new revenues associated with increased license and renewal fees............................................................ $300,000
 
4510-0790         For regional emergency medical services; provided, that no funds shall be expended in the AA object class; and provided further, that the regional emergency medical services councils, designated under 105 CMR 170.101 and the C-MED medical emergency communications centers that were in existence on January 1, 1992, shall remain the designated councils and C-MED communications centers......................................................................... $931,959
 
4510-0810         For a statewide sexual assault nurse examiner program and pediatric sexual assault nurse examiner program for the care of victims of sexual assault; provided, that funds shall be expended to support children’s advocacy centers; and provided further, that the program shall operate under specific statewide protocols and by an on-call system of nurse examiners................................................................................................................... $3,160,740
 
4512-0103         For human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome services and programs and related services for persons affected by the associated conditions of viral hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections; provided, that particular attention shall be paid to direct funding proportionately to each of the demographic groups afflicted by HIV/AIDS and associated conditions; and provided further, that no funds from this item shall be expended for disease research in fiscal year 2014............................................................. $32,101,023
 
4512-0106         For the department of public health, which may expend for the human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome drug assistance program an amount not to exceed $7,500,000 from revenues received from pharmaceutical manufacturers participating in the section 340B rebate program of the Public Health Service Act, administered by the federal Health Resources and Services Administration and the Office of Pharmacy Affairs $7,500,000
 
4512-0200         For the division of substance abuse services, including a program to reimburse driver alcohol education programs for services provided for court adjudicated indigent clients; provided, that programs shall receive the same percentage of funding in fiscal year 2014 as received in fiscal year 2013; and provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for a pilot program for young adults aged 17 to 25 to address substance abuse issues for this age group; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for Self Esteem Boston’s substance abuse direct service prevention and provider training programs; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the New Beginnings program that targets youth at risk and in recovery in collaboration with school districts; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended to fund the Charlestown Against Drugs (CHAD) program; and provided further, that not less than $300,000 shall be expended for integrated treatment and stabilization services for individuals and families living with co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders........................................................................ $84,633,094
 
4512-0201         For substance abuse step-down recovery services, known as level B beds and services, and other critical recovery services with severely reduced capacity; provided, that no funds shall be expended in the AA object class................................................................... $4,800,000
 
4512-0202 For jail diversion programs primarily for nonviolent offenders with OxyContin or heroin addiction to be procured by the department of public health; provided, that each program shall have at least 60 beds and shall provide clinical assessment services to the respective courts, inpatient treatment for up to 90 days and ongoing case management services for up to 1 year; provided further, that individuals may be diverted to this or other programs by a district attorney in conjunction with the office of the commissioner of probation if: (i) there is reason to believe that the individual being diverted suffers from an addiction to OxyContin or heroin or other substance use disorder; and (ii) the diversion of an individual is clinically appropriate and consistent with established clinical and public safety criteria; provided further, that programs shall be established in separate counties in locations deemed suitable by the department of public health; provided further, that the department of public health shall coordinate operations with the sheriffs, the district attorneys, the office of the commissioner of probation and the department of correction; provided further, that not more than $500,000 shall be used to support the ongoing treatment needs of clients after 90 days for which there is no other payer; and provided further, that not later than August 2, 2012, the department of public health shall provide a report to the joint committee on mental health and substance abuse and the house and senate committees on ways and means as to the outcomes of the program and the cost of operations…… $1,000,000
 
4512-0203 For family intervention and care management services programs, a young adult treatment program, and early intervention services for individuals who are dependent on or addicted to alcohol or controlled substances or both alcohol and controlled substance…….$1,500,000
 
4512-0225         For the department of public health, which may expend not more than $1,000,000 for a compulsive gamblers’ treatment program from unclaimed prize money held in the State Lottery Fund for more than 1 year from the date of the drawing when the unclaimed prize money was won and from the proceeds of a multi-jurisdictional lottery game under subsection (e) of section 24A of chapter 10 of the General Laws; provided, that the state comptroller shall transfer the amount to the General Fund; 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................................................................................................................... $1,500,000
 
4512-0500         For dental health services; provided, that funds shall be expended to maintain a program of dental services for the developmentally disabled; and provided further, that funds shall be expended for the Forsyth Institute’s Center for Children’s Oral Health.............. $1,415,040
 
4513-1000         For the provision of family health services; provided, that funds shall be provided for comprehensive family planning services, including HIV counseling and testing, community-based health education and outreach services provided by agencies certified as comprehensive family planning agencies; and provided further, that funds may be expended for the Massachusetts birth defects monitoring program................................ $4,671,059
 
4513-1002         For women, infants and children’s, WIC, nutrition services in addition to funds received under the federal nutrition program; provided, that funds from this item shall supplement federal funds to enable federally eligible women, infants and children to be served through the WIC program..................................................................................................... $12,748,384
 
4513-1012         For the department of public health, which may expend not more than $27,060,000 from revenues received from the federal cost-containment initiatives including, but not limited to, infant formula rebates; provided, 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................................................................................................................. $27,060,000
 
4513-1020         For the early intervention program; provided, that the department shall report quarterly to the house and senate committees on ways and means the total number of units of service purchased and the total expenditures for the units of service paid by the department, the executive office of health and human services and third party payers for early intervention services for the following service categories: home visit, center-based individual, child-focused group, parent-focused group and screening and assessment; provided further, that the department shall make all reasonable efforts to secure third party and Medicaid reimbursements for the services funded in this item; provided further, that funds from this item shall be expended to provide respite services to families of children enrolled in early intervention programs who have complex care requirements, multiple disabilities and extensive medical and health needs; provided further, that priority shall be given to low and moderate income families; provided further, that the department shall submit to the house and senate committees on ways and means a report on the number of families served by the program and the amount of funds appropriated in this item granted to qualified families not later than January 9, 2014; provided further, that no claim for reimbursement made on behalf of an uninsured person shall be paid from this item until the program receives notice of a denial of eligibility for the MassHealth program from the executive office of health and human services; provided further, that MassHealth shall cover the costs incurred for the transportation of MassHealth members who participate in the early intervention program; provided further, that nothing in this item shall give rise to or shall be construed as giving rise to enforceable legal rights to any such services or an enforceable entitlement to the early intervention services funded in this item; provided further, that the department shall provide written notification to the house and senate committees on ways and means 90 days prior to any change to its current eligibility criteria; and provided further, that these funds may be used to pay for current and prior year claims......................................................................................... $26,241,573
 
4513-1023         For the universal newborn hearing screening program; provided, that funds appropriated in this item shall be expended for the notification of and follow through with affected families, primary care providers and early intervention programs upon the department's receipt of data indicative of potential hearing disorders in newborns......................................................... $74,061
 
4513-1026         For the provision of statewide and community-based suicide prevention, intervention, post-intervention and surveillance activities and the implementation of a statewide suicide prevention plan; provided, that funds shall be expended for a program to address elder suicide behavior and attempts with the geriatric mental health services program within the department of elder affairs; provided further, that funds shall be expended for a veterans in crisis hotline to be used by veterans who seek counseling programs operated by the department of veterans affairs or concerned family members of those veterans so that they may be directed towards the programs and services offered by their local or regional veterans office, to  be staffed by counselors or outreach program personnel contracted by the department and trained in issues of mental health counseling and veterans services......................................... $3,863,305
 
 
4513-1111 For the promotion of health and disease prevention including, but not limited to, the following programs: breast cancer prevention; diabetes screening and outreach; ovarian cancer screening; a statewide STOP stroke program and ongoing stroke prevention and education; hepatitis C prevention and management; multiple sclerosis screening, information, education and treatment programs and the Multiple Sclerosis Home Living Navigating Key Services program administered by the Central New England Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society; colorectal cancer prevention; prostate cancer screening, education and treatment with a particular focus on African American males; osteoporosis education; maintenance of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis registry created pursuant to section 25A of chapter 111 of the General Laws; and maintenance of the statewide lupus database; provided further, that funds may be expended for the operation of the Betsy Lehman Center for patient safety; and provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended for education and support of patients diagnosed with PKU or related disorders and their families through a grant to NECPAD.………………….……$3,278,401
 
4513-1130         For domestic violence and sexual assault prevention and victim services, including batterers’ intervention and services for immigrants and refugees; provided, that funds shall be expended for rape prevention and victim services, including the statewide Spanish language hotline; and provided further, that funds shall be expended for the public health model of community engagement and intervention services for crisis housing for sexual violence and intimate partner violence in the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities................ $5,718,990
 
4516-0263         For the department of public health, which may expend not more than $1,117,101 in revenues from various blood lead testing fees collected from insurers and individuals for the purpose of conducting such tests; provided, 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.. $1,117,101
 
4516-1000         For the administration of the center for laboratory and communicable disease control, including the division of communicable venereal diseases, the division of tuberculosis control and the state laboratory institute; provided, that funds shall be expended for an eastern encephalitis testing program and for tuberculosis testing and treatment services; and provided further, that no funds appropriated in this item shall be expended for administrative, space or energy expenses of the department not directly related to personnel or programs funded in this item................................................................................................................. $12,382,567
 
4516-1010         For state matching funds required by the federal Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act................................................................................................................... $2,200,256
 
4516-1022         For the department of public health, which may expend not more than $250,619 generated by fees collected from insurers for tuberculosis tests performed at the state laboratory institute; provided, that revenues collected may be used to supplement the costs of said laboratory; 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. $250,619
 
4518-0200         For the department of public health, which may expend not more than $535,000 generated by fees collected from the following services provided at the registry of vital records and statistics: amendments of vital records, requests for vital records not issued in person at the registry, requests for heirloom certificates and research requests performed by registry staff at the registry; provided, that revenues so collected may be used for all program costs, including the compensation of employees; provided further, that the registrar of vital records and statistics shall exempt from payment of a fee any person requesting a verification of birth for the purpose of establishing eligibility for Medicaid; 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........................................................... $675,000
 
4530-9000         For teenage pregnancy prevention services; provided, that applications for such funds shall be administered through the department upon receipt and approval of coordinated community service plans to be evaluated in accordance with guidelines issued by the department; provided further, that portions of the grants may be used for state agency purchases of designated services identified by the community service plans; provided further, that funding shall be expended on those communities with the highest teen birth rates according to an annual statistical estimate conducted by the department; provided further, that funds shall be expended on programming directed at children under the care of the department of children and families who are at high risk for teenage pregnancy; and provided further, that the department shall collaborate with the department of children and families on this programming................................................................................................................... $2,265,015
 
4570-1502         For the purposes of implementing a proactive statewide infection prevention and control program......................................................................................................... $281,181
 
4580-1000         For the operation of the universal immunization program; provided, that no funds in this item shall be expended for administrative or energy expenses of the department not directly related to programs funded in this item; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the costs of purchasing and distributing childhood vaccines for children in this item may be assessed, in an amount equivalent to the department’s projected fiscal year 2013 costs, on surcharge payers under section 68 of chapter 118E of the General Laws and may be collected in a manner consistent with said chapter 118E.... $54,425,120
 
4590-0250         For school health services and school-based health centers in public and non-public schools; provided, that services shall include, but not be limited to: (a) strengthening the infrastructure of school health services in the areas of personnel and policy development, programming and interdisciplinary collaboration; (b) developing linkages between school health services programs and community health providers; (c) incorporating health education programs, including tobacco prevention and cessation activities, in school curricula and in the provision of school-based health services; and (d) incorporating obesity prevention programs, including nutrition and wellness programs, in school curricula to address the nutrition and lifestyle habits needed for healthy development; provided further, that the services shall meet standards and eligibility guidelines established by the department in consultation with the department of elementary and secondary education; provided further, that funds shall be expended for school nurses and school-based health center programs; and provided further, that funds may be expended to address the recommendations of the permanent commission on gay and lesbian youth, established in section 67 of chapter 3 of the General Laws, for the reduction of health disparities for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered youth...................... $11,597,967
 
4590-0300         For smoking prevention and cessation programs........................................... $3,972,621
 
4590-0912         For the department of public health, which may expend an amount not to exceed $16,957,470 from reimbursements collected for Western Massachusetts Hospital services, subject to the approval of the commissioner of public health; provided, that such revenues may be expended for hospital-related costs, including personnel, capital expenditures, DD object class chargebacks and motor vehicle replacement; provided further, that all revenues expended shall be pursuant to schedules submitted to the secretary of administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the Western Massachusetts Hospital shall be eligible to receive and retain full payment under the medical assistance program administered by the executive office of health and human services under chapter 118E of the General Laws for all goods and services provided by the hospital in accordance with all federal requirements; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the Western Massachusetts Hospital shall reimburse the General Fund for a portion of employee benefit expenses according to a schedule submitted by the commissioner of public health and approved by the secretary of administration and finance; provided further, that such reimbursement shall not exceed 10 per cent of total personnel costs for the hospital; 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; and provided further, that no funds appropriated herein shall be expended for administrative, space or energy expenses of the department not directly related to personnel or programs funded in this item................................................................................................................. $17,457,470
 
4590-0913         For the department of public health, which may expend not more than $499,827 for payments received for those services provided by the Lemuel Shattuck hospital to inmates of county correctional facilities; provided, 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...................................................................................................................... $499,827
 
4590-0915         For the maintenance and operation of Tewksbury hospital, Massachusetts hospital school, Lemuel Shattuck hospital and the hospital bureau, including the state office of pharmacy services; provided, that no funds in this item shall be expended for administrative, space or energy expenses of the department not directly related to personnel or programs funded in this item; provided further, that reimbursements received for medical services provided at the Lemuel Shattuck hospital to inmates of state sheriff correctional facilities not managed by private health care vendors shall be credited to item 4590-0903 of section 2B; provided further, that the Massachusetts hospital school shall maintain not less than 120 beds for clients in its inpatient setting to the extent feasible within the appropriation; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the department shall seek to obtain federal financial participation for care provided to inmates of the department of correction and of county correctional facilities who are treated at the public health hospitals $147,241,414
 
4590-0917         For the department of public health, which may expend an amount not to exceed $4,292,247 from payments received from the vendor managing health services for state correctional facilities for inmate medical services provided by the Lemuel Shattuck Hospital; provided, that the payments may include capitation payments, fee for service payments, advance payments and other compensation arrangements established by contract between the vendor and the hospital; 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................ $4,292,247
 
4590-0918         For the state office of pharmacy services, which may expend not more than $14,000,000 from revenues collected from vendors providing health care services to the department of correction; provided, that for the purpose of accommodating 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 …………………………….............................................................................. $14,000,000
 
4590-1503         For the pediatric palliative care program established in section 24K of chapter 111 of the General Laws.................................................................................................. $825,184
 
4590-1506         For a competitive grant program to be administered by the department of public health to support the establishment of a comprehensive youth violence prevention program; provided, that eligibility shall be determined by the criteria set forth in item 4590-1506 of section 2 of chapter 182 of the acts of 2008; provided further, that no grants shall be awarded to law enforcement agencies; provided further, that funds shall be considered one-time and grants may not annualize in fiscal year 2015; provided further, that the department of public health shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the executive office for administration and finance not later than November 1, 2013, detailing the grant amount awarded to each recipient and a description of each grant; and provided further, that each grant recipient shall provide the department of public health with a comprehensive list of best practices that have been instituted as a result of these grants......................... $1,501,178
 
4590-1507         For matching grants to the Massachusetts Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs, the Alliance of Massachusetts YMCAs, the YWCA organizations, nonprofit community centers, teen empowerment and youth development programs; provided, that the department of public health shall award the full amount of each grant to each organization previously included in the youth-at-risk grants, upon commitment of matching funds from those organizations; provided further, that each organization previously included in the youth-at-risk grants shall receive in fiscal year 2014 a grant amount not less than that received in fiscal year 2013; provided further that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Center for Teen Empowerment, Inc.; and provided further, the department of public health shall award not less than $1,000,000 to the Massachusetts Alliance of Boys and Girls Clubs, which shall be distributed equally between said recipient’s member organizations........................................................... $2,950,000
 
4590-2001         For the department of public health, which may expend not more than $3,437,342 for payments received for those services provided by Tewksbury Hospital to clients of the department of developmental services including the provision of behavioral health services and the continuation of short term medical rehabilitation for department of developmental services clients; provided, 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 $3,437,342
 
OFFICE OF CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES.
 
Department of Children and Families.
 
4800-0015         For central and area office administration and service coordination; provided, that the associated expenses of employees whose AA and DD object class costs are paid from item 4800-1100 shall be paid from this item; provided further, that no funds shall be expended from this item for the compensation of unit 8 employees; provided further, that the department shall not place a child or adolescent referred by, or discharged from, the care of the department of mental health until the department of mental health forwards an assessment and recommendation as to whether the child or adolescent may be appropriately placed in foster care or if, due to severe emotional disturbance, such child or adolescent is more appropriate for congregate care placement; provided further, that the department, in consultation with the department of mental health, shall assist the department of mental health in making such assessments and recommendations; provided further, that if placement of a child with someone other than a parent becomes necessary, the department shall place the highest priority on identifying a family resource within the child’s kinship or family circle and shall provide services and support to partner with the family resource in meeting the child’s needs; provided further, that unless otherwise authorized, all funds, including federal reimbursements received by the department, shall be credited to the General Fund; provided further, that the department and the department of early education and care shall provide standards for early education and care placements made through the supportive child care program; provided further, that the department of children and families, in collaboration with the department of early education and care, shall maintain a centralized list detailing the number of children eligible for supportive child care services, the number of supportive slots filled and the number of supportive slots available; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the department shall not reduce recoupment amounts recommended by the state auditor; provided further, that the department shall file a report on the first business day of each quarter to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on children and families on the caseload of the department; provided further, that the report shall include but not be limited to the following: the caseloads of residential placements, congregate care, foster care, therapeutic foster care, adoption, guardianship, 51A reports, substantiated 51A reports, the number of children who die in the care and custody of the department, the number of children currently eligible for supportive child care and the number of children presently receiving supportive child care and the number of medical and psychiatric consultation requests made by the department’s social workers; for each area office, the number of children served by supervised visitation centers and the number of those children who are reunified with their families; for each area office, the total number of children served, their ages, the number of children in out-of-home placements and the number of placements each child has had before receiving an out-of-home placement; for each area office, the number of kinship guardianship subsidies provided in the quarter covered by the report and the number of kinship guardianship subsidies provided in that quarter for which federal reimbursement was received; for each area office, the total spending on services other than case management services provided to families for the purposes of keeping a child with his parents or reunifying the child with his parents, spending by type of the service, and the unduplicated number of families that receive the services; for each area office, the total number of families in the month residing in shelter paid for by the department, a list of where the families are sheltered, the total cost and average cost per family of those shelters and a description of how the department determines who does or does not qualify for shelter; provided further, that to the extent feasible within existing appropriations, the department shall maintain existing services for the aging out population; provided further, that the commissioner may transfer funds between items 4800-0038, 4800-0040 and 4800-0041, for services only and no transfers shall be made for administrative costs as necessary, pursuant to an allocation plan, which shall detail, by object class, the distribution of the funds to be transferred; provided further, that the commissioner shall notify the house and senate committees on ways and means 15 days in advance of any such transfer; and provided further, that not more than 5 per cent of any item shall be transferred in fiscal year 2014.......................... $67,910,267
 
4800-0016         For the department of children and families, which may expend for the operation of the transitional employment program an amount not to exceed $400,000 from revenues collected from various state, county and municipal government entities, as well as state authorities, for the costs related to the provision of services by the participants and the overhead costs and expenses incurred by the not-for-profit managing agent selected by the commissioner for administering the program; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the commissioner of the department of children and families may enter into a contract with Roca, Inc., a not-for-profit community-based agency, to manage the transitional employment program and to provide services to participants from the aging out population, parolees, probationers, youth service releases or other community residents considered to have employment needs............................................................................... $2,000,000
 
4800-0025         For foster care review services...................................................................... $2,995,812
 
4800-0036         For a sexual abuse intervention network program to be administered in conjunction with the district attorneys............................................................................................. $699,379
 
4800-0038         For guardianship, foster care, adoption, family preservation and kinship services provided by the department of children and families; provided, that services funded through this item shall include shelter services, substance abuse treatment, young parent programs, parent aides, education and counseling services, foster care, adoption and guardianship subsidies, tiered reimbursements used to promote the foster care placement of children with special medical and social needs, assessment of the appropriateness of adoption for children in the care of the department for more than 12 months, protective services provided by partnership agencies, targeted recruitment and retention of foster families, respite care services, post-adoption services, support services for foster, kinship and adoptive families and juvenile firesetter programs; provided further, that the commissioner of the department of children and families shall lead a task force to study ways to reduce the costs and delays of the adoption process in the commonwealth; provided further, that this task force shall consist of two members appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives, two members appointed by the president of the senate, one member appointed by the minority leader of the house of representatives, one member appointed by the minority leader of the senate, and two members appointed by the governor; provided further, that the task force shall consult with the chief justice of the probate and family court, the chief justice of the juvenile court, and the chief justice and trial court administrator of the trial court; and provided further, that the task force shall convene by September 1, 2013 and subsequently file a report with the clerk of the house of representatives and the clerk of the senate no later than March 1, 2014, and this report shall contain recommendations for legislative or regulatory changes to reduce costs of the adoption process and to make adoptions more easily available; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for the planned learning achievement program for youth in Amherst, in collaboration with the department of elementary and secondary education, through an interagency service agreement; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended to the Weymouth teen center to provide job skills training, remedial education services, and to promote a social service program promoting growth and social welfare; provided further, that funds may be expended on programs that received funding in fiscal year 2013; and provided further, an amount not less than fiscal year 2013 shall be expended on children’s advocacy centers..................................................................................................... $250,589,828
 
4800-0040         For family preservation, reunification and service coordination; provided, that services shall include family support and stabilization services provided by the department; and provided further, that no funds shall be expended from this item for the compensation of administrative employees and associated administrative costs of the department............... $44,610,551
 
4800-0041         For congregate care services; provided, that funds may be expended from this item to provide community-based services, including in-home support and stabilization services, to children who would otherwise be placed in congregate settings; and provided further, that the department shall oversee area review teams that shall evaluate the feasibility of maintaining the child in the community in this manner whenever possible before recommending placement in a congregate care setting............................................................................. $207,967,991
 
4800-0091         For the department of children and families, which may expend not more than $2,077,119 in federal reimbursements received under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act during fiscal year 2014 for the purposes of developing a training institute for professional development at the department of children and families; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purposes 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; and provided further, that notwithstanding section 1 or any other general or special law to the contrary, federal reimbursements received in excess of $2,077,119 shall be credited to the General Fund................................................................................................................... $2,077,119
 
4800-0151         For a program to provide alternative overnight nonsecure placements for status offenders and nonviolent delinquent youths up to the age of 17 to prevent the inappropriate use of juvenile cells in police stations for such offenders, in compliance with the federal Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974; provided, that the programs which provide the alternative nonsecure placements shall collaborate with the appropriate sheriff’s office to provide referrals of those offenders and delinquent youths to any programs within the sheriff’s office designed to positively influence youths or reduce juvenile crime.................................... $1,034,178
 
4800-1100         For the AA and DD object class costs of the department’s social workers; provided, that funds shall mitigate social worker caseloads in those area offices furthest above the statewide weighted caseload standard and toward achieving a social worker caseload ratio of 18 to 1 statewide; and provided further, that only employees of bargaining unit 8 as identified in the Massachusetts personnel administrative reporting and information system shall be paid from this item................................................................................................... $172,501,659
 
4800-1400         For shelters and support services for people at risk of domestic violence and for the operation of the New Chardon Street homeless shelter; provided further, that $75,000 shall be expended for the operation of the Portal to Hope servicing Everett, Malden and Medford; provided, that the department shall pursue the establishment of public-private partnership agreements established for family stabilization services funded from sources other than the Commonwealth; provided further, that services shall include supervised visitation programs, and scattered site transitional housing programs, including programs to assist victims of domestic violence in finding and maintaining permanent housing; provided further, that participants in battered women’s programs shall be provided with information regarding local transitional housing resources; provided further, that funding shall be made available to enhance counseling services for children who have witnessed domestic violence; provided further, that funding shall be made available for emergency shelters for substance abusing battered women; provided further, that funding shall be made available for a statewide domestic violence hotline; provided further, that the department shall continue to provide any match funding required by federal program regulations; and provided further, that domestic violence prevention specialists shall be funded from this item...................... $21,530,430
 
OFFICE OF HEALTH SERVICES.
 
Department of Mental Health.
 
5011-0100         For the operation of the department of mental health.................................... $27,532,107
 
5042-5000         For child and adolescent services, including the costs of psychiatric and related services provided to children and adolescents determined to be medically-ready for discharge from acute hospital units or mental health facilities and who are experiencing unnecessary delays in being discharged due to the lack of more appropriate settings; provided, that for the purpose of funding those services, the commissioner of mental health may allocate funds from the amount appropriated in this item to other departments within the executive office of health and human services; provided further, that funds shall be expended for the Child Psychiatry Access Project; and provided further, that the department shall not refer or discharge a child or adolescent to the custody or care of the department of children and families until the department of mental health forwards its assessment and recommendation as to whether the child or adolescent is appropriate for foster care or, due to severe emotional disturbance, is more appropriate for group care.................................................................. $84,622,740
 
5046-0000         For adult mental health and support services; provided, that the department shall allocate funds in an amount not to exceed $5,000,000 from item 5095-0015 to this item, as necessary, pursuant to allocation plans submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means 30 days prior to any such transfer, for residential and day services for clients formerly receiving care at department facilities; provided further, that the department shall expend for clubhouses no less than the amount of 2013 expenditures for clubhouses; provided further, that funds shall be expended at the same level as the prior fiscal year for jail diversion programs in municipalities that provide equal matching funds from other public or private sources; and provided further, that the department shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the distribution of funds per adult and child planning population and the types of services received in each region for fiscal year 2014, not later than February 3, 2014....................................................................................... $348,868,606
 
5046-2000         For homelessness services......................................................................... $20,134,424
 
5046-4000         For the department of mental health, which may expend not more than $125,000 in revenue collected from occupancy fees charged to the tenants in the creative housing option in community environments, the CHOICE program authorized by chapter 167 of the acts of 1987; provided, that all fees collected under that program shall be expended for the routine maintenance and repair of facilities in the CHOICE program.............................. $125,000
 
5047-0001         For emergency service programs and acute inpatient mental health care services; provided, that the department shall continue an interagency service agreement with the executive office of health and human services for the purchase of services and for such other services as the agreement may provide; provided further, that the department shall require a performance specification to be developed for safe aftercare options for adults upon release from acute inpatient mental health care services; and provided further, that the emergency service programs shall take all reasonable steps to identify and invoice the third party insurer of all persons serviced by the programs.............................................................. $34,910,632
 
5055-0000         For forensic services provided by the department; provided, that funds may be expended for juvenile court clinics..................................................................................... $8,497,163
 
5095-0015         For the operation of hospital facilities and community-based mental health services; provided, that in order to comply with the decision in Olmstead v. L.C. 527 U.S. 581 and to enhance care for clients served by the department, the department shall discharge clients residing in the inpatient facilities to residential services in the community when the following criteria are met: (a) the client is deemed clinically suited for a more integrated setting; (b) community residential service capacity and resources available are sufficient to provide each client with an equal or improved level of service; and (c) the cost to the commonwealth of serving the client in the community is less than or equal to the cost of serving the client in inpatient care; provided further, that any client transferred to another inpatient facility as the result of a facility closure shall receive a level of care that is equal to or greater than the care that had been received at the closed facility; provided further, that the department may allocate funds in an amount not to exceed $5,000,000 from this item to item 5046-0000, as necessary, under allocation plans submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means 30 days before any transfer for residential and day services for clients formerly receiving inpatient care at the centers and facilities; provided further, that at least 180 days prior to closing an inpatient mental health facility, the secretary of housing and economic development, or a designee, and the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance, or a designee, shall meet jointly with affected municipal officials and produce a plan for the timely demolition of buildings, remediation of hazardous materials and future use of the property, including disposition by the commonwealth for redevelopment or conservation, if appropriate; provided further, that the department shall maintain not less than 626 continuing care inpatient beds in its system in fiscal year 2014; provided further, that of these 626 beds, 45 beds shall be continuing care inpatient beds on the campus of Taunton State Hospital; and provided further, that the department shall maintain and operate these beds until the commission established in section 186 of chapter 139 of the acts of 2012 submits its report to the General Court................................................................................................................ $172,216,512
 
Department of Developmental Services.
 
5911-1003         For the administration and operation of the department of developmental services; provided, that the department shall not charge user fees for transportation or community day services; provided further, that no less than the amount appropriated in this line item in Chapter 139 of the acts of 2012 shall be expended for the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress; and provided further, that the department shall not charge fees for eligibility determination for services provided by the department or for applications or requests for transfer of guardianship.............................................................................................. $64,062,658
 
5911-2000         For transportation costs associated with community-based day and work programs; provided, that the department shall provide transportation on the basis of priority of need as determined by the department...................................................................................... $13,023,918
 
5920-2000         For vendor-operated, community-based residential adult services, including intensive individual supports; provided, that annualized funding shall be expended for turning 22 clients who began receiving the services in fiscal year 2013 pursuant to item 5920-5000 of section 2 of chapter 131 of the acts of 2010; provided further, that the commissioner of the department of developmental services shall transfer funds from this item to item 5920-2010, as necessary, pursuant to an allocation plan, which shall detail, by object class, the distribution of said funds to be transferred and which the commissioner shall file with the house and senate committees on ways and means 30 days before any such transfer; and provided further, that not more than $5,000,000 shall be transferred from this item in fiscal year 2014................. $846,151,588
 
5920-2010         For state-operated, community-based, residential services for adults, including community-based health services; provided, that the department shall maximize federal reimbursement, whenever possible under federal regulation, for the direct and indirect costs of services provided by the employees funded in this item.......................................... $189,475,343
 
5920-2025         For community-based day and work programs for adults............................ $161,873,253
 
5920-3000         For respite services and intensive family supports; provided, that the department shall pursue the highest rates of federal reimbursement possible for such services.......... $51,504,298
 
5920-3010         For contracted support services for families with autistic children through the autism division at the department of developmental services; provided, that funds shall be expended for the purposes of providing services under the Children’s Autism Spectrum Disorder Waiver provided further, that the department shall expend not less than $4,000,000 on the Children’s Autism Spectrum Disorder Waiver; provided further, that at a minimum, this waiver shall include children with autism spectrum disorder ages 0 to 8, inclusive, including children with autism spectrum disorder ages 0 to 3, inclusive, receiving services through the department of public health’s early intervention program; provided further, that the department shall take all steps necessary to ensure that the waiver program is fully enrolled and eligible children with autism immediately begin to receive services under said waiver; provided further, that the department shall immediately file any waiver amendments necessary to comply with the requirements of this item with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services; provided further, that the department shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means, the joint committee on education and the joint committee on children, families and persons with disabilities on the number of contracted support services provided for families with autistic children under this item and the costs associated with such services not later than January 9, 2014; provided further, that such report shall include, but not be limited to, the services provided by the Children’s Autism Spectrum Disorder Waiver, with information regarding the number of children enrolled in the waiver and receiving services, linguistic and cultural diversity, age, gender and geographic representation of the applicants and the children enrolled in the program and department plans to continue to assess the demand for waiver services, any executive office of health and human services plans to expand the waiver for children on the autism spectrum of all ages in the future and any other information determined relevant by the department; and provided further, that the department shall submit copies of any amended waiver to the house and senate committees on ways and means, the joint committee on education and the joint committee on children, families and persons with disabilities upon submission of the amendment...................................................................... $5,623,439
 
5920-5000         For services to clients of the department who turn 22 years of age during state fiscal year 2014; provided, that the department shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than January 9, 2014, on the use of any funds encumbered or expended from this item including, but not limited to, the number of clients served in each region and the types of services purchased in each region............................................................ $6,000,000
 
5930-1000         For the operation of facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities; provided, that any client transferred to another ICF/MR as the result of a facility closure shall receive a level of care that is equal to or greater than the care that had been received at the closed ICF/MR; provided further, that the department may allocate funds from this item to items 5920-2000, 5920-2010 and 5920-2025, as necessary, under allocation plans submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means 30 days before any transfer for residential and day services for clients formerly receiving inpatient care at ICF/MRs; provided further, that the department shall maximize federal reimbursement, whenever possible under federal regulation, for the direct and indirect costs of services provided by the employees funded in this item; provided further, that the department shall report on all efforts to comply with the Olmstead decision, the enhancement of care within available resources to clients served by the department and the steps taken to consolidate or close intermittent care facilities for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, in this item called ICF/MRs; and provided further, that the department shall submit a progress report to the joint committee on children, families and persons with disabilities and the house and senate committees on ways and means on such initiatives by December 3, 2013, including both past actions and proposed future actions........................................................................................... $122,672,119
 
5982-1000         For the department of developmental services, which may expend not more than $150,000 accrued through the sale of milk and other farm-related and forestry products at the Templeton Developmental Center for program costs of the center, including supplies, equipment and maintenance of the facility; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary and 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..... $150,000
 
Board of Library Commissioners.
 
7000-9101         For the operation of the board of library commissioners................................ $1,012,047
 
7000-9401         For state aid to regional public libraries; provided, that the board of library commissioners may provide quarterly advances of funds for purposes authorized by clauses (1) and (2) of section 19C of chapter 78 of the General Laws, as it considers proper, to regional public library systems throughout each fiscal year, in compliance with the office of the comptroller’s regulations on state grants, 815 CMR 2; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, in calculating the fiscal year 2014 distribution of funds appropriated in this item, the board of library commissioners shall employ population figures used to calculate the fiscal year 2013 distribution; provided further, that the board shall provide funds for the continued operation of a single regional library system to serve the different geographic regions of the commonwealth and requiring that physical locations be maintained in both eastern and western Massachusetts to serve the residents of those regions; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the library of the commonwealth shall receive not less than 35.9 cents for each resident of the commonwealth................................................................................................................... $9,279,475
 
7000-9402         For the talking book library at the Worcester public library................................. $441,394
 
7000-9406         For the Braille and talking book library at Watertown, including the operation of the machine lending agency............................................................................................. $2,455,408
 
7000-9501         For state aid to public libraries; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, no city or town shall receive funds from this item in any year when the appropriation of the city or town for free public library services is below an amount equal to 102.5 per cent of the average of the appropriations for free public library service for the 3 years immediately preceding; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the board of library commissioners may grant waivers in excess of the waiver limit set forth in the second paragraph of section 19A of chapter 78 of the General Laws in fiscal year 2014 for a period of not more than 1 year; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, of the amount by which this item exceeds the amount appropriated in chapter 194 of the acts of 1998, funds shall be distributed under the guidelines of the municipal equalization grant program, the library incentive grant program and the nonresident circulation offset program; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, any payment made under this item shall be deposited with the treasurer of the city or town and held in a separate account and shall be expended by the public library of that city or town without appropriation............................................................................ $6,823,657
 
7000-9506         For the technology and automated resource sharing networks........................ $2,129,238
 
executive office of housing and economic development.
 
7002-0010         For the operation of the office of the secretary of housing and economic development, including the operation of the Massachusetts permit regulatory office and the operation of the office of the wireless and broadband affairs director; provided, that agencies within the executive office may, with the prior approval of the secretary, streamline and improve administrative operations pursuant to interdepartmental service agreements....... $447,433
 
7002-0017         For the provision of information technology services within the executive office of housing and economic development, including the homeless management information system $3,035,008
 
7002-0021         For the massworks infrastructure program; provided; that eligible projects can begin construction on the public infrastructure elements by September 1, 2013 and have applied in a previous massworks infrastructure program application round, and there is a high probability that the public investment in infrastructure will leverage private investment by a ratio of at least 3:1; and provided further, that this item shall remain in effect until December 31, 2015................................................................................................................. $19,250,000
 
Local Capital Projects Fund.................................. 100%
 
7002-0022         For the operation of the advanced manufacturing futures program as established by section 12 of chapter 238 of the acts of 2012; provided, that the comptroller shall transfer 50 per cent of funds appropriated to the Massachusetts development finance agency for the support of the advanced manufacturing futures program within 30 days of the agency’s request and shall transfer the remaining 50 per cent of funds upon receipt of revenue.............. $18,750,000
 
Manufacturing Fund............................................. 100%
 
Department of Housing and Community Development.
 
7004-0001         For the commission on Indian affairs............................................................... $109,768
 
7004-0099         For the operation of the department of housing and community development; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the department may make expenditures against federal grants for certain direct and indirect costs under a cost overhead allocation plan approved by the comptroller; provided further, that the comptroller shall maintain an account on the Massachusetts management accounting and reporting system to make these expenditures; provided further, that expenditures made against the account shall not be subject to appropriation and may include the cost of personnel; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law, rule or regulation to the contrary, the department may conduct annual verifications of household income levels based upon state tax returns for the purposes of administering the state and federal housing subsidy programs funded in items 7004-0108, 7004-9005, 7004-9024, 7004-9030, 7004-9033, 7004-9316 of this section and items 7004-9009, 7004-9014, 7004-9019, 7004-9020 of section 2D; provided further, that as a condition of eligibility or continued occupancy by an applicant or tenant, the department may require disclosure of the social security number of an applicant or tenant and members of the applicant’s or tenant’s household for use in verification of income eligibility; provided further, that the department may deny or terminate participation in subsidy programs for failure by an applicant or tenant to provide a social security number for use in verification of income eligibility; provided further, that the department may consult with the department of revenue, the department of transitional assistance or any other state or federal agency to conduct this income verification; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, these state agencies shall consult and cooperate with the department and furnish any information in the possession of the agencies including, but not limited to, tax returns and applications for public assistance or financial aid; provided further, that in conducting this income verification, the director of the department may enter into an interdepartmental service agreement with the commissioner of revenue to utilize the department of revenue’s wage reporting and bank match system to verify the income and eligibility of participants in federally assisted housing programs and that of members of the participants’ households; provided further, that notwithstanding section 12 of chapter 490 of the acts of 1980, the department may authorize neighborhood housing services corporations to retain, re-assign and reloan funds received in repayment of loans made under the neighborhood housing services rehabilitation program; provided further, that the department shall, not later than September 1, 2013, promulgate and uniformly enforce regulations clarifying that a household that otherwise qualifies for any preference or priority for state subsidized housing or rental assistance based on homeless or at-risk status shall retain that preference or priority notwithstanding receipt of rental assistance that is intended to be temporary including, but not limited to, any temporary or bridge subsidies provided with state or federal funds; provided further, that the department shall provide the caseload forecasting office with enrollment data and any other information pertinent to caseload forecasting that is requested by the office on a monthly basis; provided further, that such information shall be provided in a manner that meets all applicable federal state privacy security requirements; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended to World is Our Classroom, Inc. serving the towns of Holyoke, Westfield, Chicopee and Greenfield; provided further, that no less than $50,000 shall be expended for the South Worcester Neighborhood Improvement Corporation; provided further, that no less than $25,000 shall be expended for Solutions at Work in the city of Cambridge; provided further, that no less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Chelsea Community Center for the rehabilitation of community based occupancy units; and provided further, that the town of Holbrook shall receive not less than the amount appropriated in Chapter 139 of the Acts of 2012 for a one-time community action grant................................................................................ $6,647,129
 
7004-0100         For the operations of the homeless shelter and services unit, including the compensation of caseworkers and support personnel.............................................................. $5,835,613
 
7004-0101         For certain expenses of the emergency assistance program pursuant to section 30 of chapter 23B of the General Laws; provided, that eligibility shall be limited to families with incomes at or below 115 per cent of the 2011 or later-issued higher federal poverty level; provided further, that any family whose income exceeds 115 per cent of the federal poverty level while the family is receiving assistance funded by this item shall not become ineligible for assistance due to exceeding the income limit for a period of 6 months from the date that the income level was exceeded; provided further, that families that shall be eligible for assistance throughout a temporary emergency family shelter shall include: (a) families that are at risk of domestic abuse in their current housing situation or who are homeless because they fled domestic violence and have not had access to safe, permanent housing since leaving the housing situation in which they fled; (b) families that, through no fault of their own, are homeless due to fire, flood or natural disaster; (c) families that, through no fault of their own, have been subject to eviction from their most recent housing due to: (i) foreclosure; (ii) condemnation; (iii) conduct by a guest or former household member who is not part of the household seeking emergency shelter and over whose conduct the remaining household members had no control; or (iv) nonpayment of rent caused by a documented medical condition or diagnosed disability or caused by a documented loss of income within the last 12 months directly as a result of a change in household composition or a loss of income source through no fault of the family; and (d) families who are in a housing situation where they are not the primary lease holder or who are in a housing situation not meant for human habitation and where there is a substantial health and safety risk to the family that is likely to result in significant harm should the family remain in such housing situation; provided further, that the health and safety risk shall be determined by the department of children and families through risk assessments; provided further, that the department shall report monthly to the house and senate clerks, the house and senate committees on ways and means, and the joint committee on housing, the following information: (a) the number of families who were denied entry into shelter who would have been eligible in fiscal year 2012; (b) the reasons for which those families were denied entry into shelters; and (c) all other services to which those families were connected; provided further, that a family who receives emergency housing assistance due to domestic abuse shall be connected to the appropriate social service agency; provided further, temporary assistance under this item shall be terminated upon the offer of available housing or other assistance sufficient to maintain or stabilize housing; provided further, that a family may not decline an offer for available housing if the offer adequately accommodates the size and disabilities of the family and the new housing placement shall not result in a job loss for the client; provided further, any family that declines an adequate offer of available housing or other assistance sufficient to maintain or stabilize housing shall become ineligible for assistance from this item; provided further, that families receiving benefits under this item shall have 30 per cent of their income set aside in a savings account, subject to reasonable exceptions as set forth in departmental regulations in effect in fiscal year 2013; provided further, that the amount saved shall be exempt from otherwise applicable asset limits; provided further, that the family may withdraw the amount placed in savings upon transition to permanent housing or losing eligibility for shelter services; provided further, that families receiving emergency assistance shall receive housing search assistance that attempts to facilitate a sustainable housing placement within 16 weeks of entry into the emergency assistance shelter, motel or hotel; provided further, that families receiving assistance for longer than 32 weeks shall have an executable shelter exit plan that facilitates a housing placement in a new sustainable tenancy or in a safe residence, including, but not limited to, a placement for which the family is not the primary lease holder, as soon as possible; provided further, that benefits under this item shall be provided only to residents of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts who are citizens of the United States or aliens lawfully admitted for permanent residence or otherwise permanently residing under color of the law in the United States; provided further, that the department shall take all necessary steps to enforce the regulations to prevent abuse of the emergency assistance program, including a wage match agreement with the department of revenue; provided further, that eligibility for shelter by an otherwise eligible family shelter shall not be impaired by prior receipt of any non-shelter benefit; provided further, that an eligible household that is approved for shelter placement shall be placed in a shelter as close as possible to the household’s home community unless a household requests otherwise; provided further, that if the closest available placement is not within 20 miles of the household’s home community, the household shall be transferred to an appropriate shelter within 20 miles of its home community at the earliest possible date unless the household requests otherwise; provided further, that the department shall notify local school departments of the placement of a family in its district within 5 days of placement; provided further, that the department shall make every effort to ensure that children receiving services from this item shall continue attending school in the community in which they lived prior to receiving services funded from this item; provided further, that the department shall use its best efforts to ensure that a family placed by the emergency assistance program shall be provided with access to refrigeration and basic cooking facilities; provided further, that should a family with a child under the age of 3 be placed in a hotel or motel, the department of housing and community development shall ensure that the hotel or motel provides a crib for each such child under the age of 3 that meets all the state and federal safety codes; provided further, that notwithstanding any other general or special law to the contrary, the department shall immediately provide shelter for up to 30 days to families who appear to be eligible for such shelter based on statements provided by the family and any other information in the possession of the department, but who need additional time to obtain any third-party verifications reasonably required by the department; provided further, that shelter benefits received under the preceding proviso shall not render a family ineligible under any regulation providing that families who previously received shelter is ineligible for shelter benefits for a period of 12 months; provided further, that families receiving such shelter benefits who are found not to be eligible for continuing shelter benefits shall be eligible for aid pending a timely appeal pursuant to chapter 23B of the General Laws; provided further, that the department shall not impose unreasonable requirements for third-party verification and shall accept verifications from a family whenever reasonable; provided further, that this item shall be subject to appropriation and, in the event of a deficiency, nothing in this item shall give rise to or shall be construed as giving rise to any enforceable right or entitlement to services in excess of the amounts appropriated herein provided further, notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, 60 days before promulgating or amending any regulations, administrative practice or policy that would alter eligibility for or the level of benefits under this program, other than that which would benefit the clients, the department shall file with the house and senate committees on ways and means, the clerks of the senate and house of representatives and the joint committee on children, families, and persons with disabilities, a written report setting forth justification for such changes, including, but not limited to, any determination by the secretary of housing and economic development that available appropriations will be insufficient to meet projected expenses; provided further, that no funds shall be expended for personnel or administrative costs; provided further, that no funds shall be expended for costs associated with the homeless management information system; provided further, that the department shall endeavor to convert scattered site units to congregate units and, as allowed by demand, reduce the overall number of shelter beds through the reduction of scatter site units; provided further, that the department shall provide to the house and senate committees on ways and means a report of the most recently available weekly data on the number of applications for services provided for in this item and in item 7004-0108; provided further, that the report shall include, but not be limited to, caseload data, including applications, admissions and the distribution of benefits from this item and item 7004-0108; provided further, that not more than $91,476,700, less the cost of associated interdepartmental service agreements or programmatic costs, shall be expended to establish a single contract per service provider, which shall include all contracted and supportive program expenses, for the entirety of fiscal year 2014; provided further, that the department shall report quarterly to the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing the number of families transitioned from shelter benefits to affordable, subsidized or otherwise assisted housing through this program; provided further, the report shall include the average, minimum and maximum cost per family of such assistance, the number of families served who required further assistance at a later date, the type of assistance later required and provided, and the current housing stability of each family who received transitional housing or short-term housing assistance within the prior 12 months; provided further, that the report shall detail the savings realized by any such changes to benefits or eligibility; and provided further, the report shall also include the following information from the department of children and families: (a) the number of families assessed in the previous quarter; (b) the number of families determined to be at a substantial health and safety risk; (c) the number of families receiving multiple health and safety assessments within the previous 6 month period; and (d) the standards used to determine a substantial health and safety risk.............................................. $91,476,700
 
7004-0102         For the homelessness program to assist individuals who are homeless or in danger of becoming homeless, including assistance to organizations which provide shelter, transitional housing and services that help individuals avoid entry into shelter or successfully exit shelter; provided, that no organization providing services to the homeless shall receive less than an average per bed/per night rate of $25; provided further, that the department may allocate funds to other agencies for this program; provided further, that no funds shall be expended for costs associated with the homeless management information system; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for the River House shelter in the city of Beverly; and provided further, that programs that currently provide shelter may renegotiate how to use such program’s shelter fund, with the agreement of the department and the host municipality, to provide alternative services proven to be effective, including housing first models, transitional housing and diversion away from shelters.................................................... $40,450,335
 
7004-0103         For certain expenses of the emergency assistance program pursuant to section 30 of chapter 23B of the General Laws; provided, that funds shall be expended for expenses incurred as a result of families being housed in hotels or motels due to the unavailability of contracted shelter beds............................................................................................... $15,000,000
 
7004-0104         For the home and healthy for good program operated by the Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance to reduce the incidence of chronic homelessness in the commonwealth; provided, not less than $200,000 shall be expensed for a new pilot supportive housing initiative for unaccompanied homeless young adult who identify as LGBT; provided, that the Alliance shall be solely responsible for the administration of this program; and provided further, that the Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance shall file a report with the clerks of the house and senate, the undersecretary of the department of housing and community development and the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than January 1, 2014, on the number of people served, the average cost per participant, the demographics of those served, whether participants have previously received government services and any projected cost-savings in other state-funded programs................................................. $1,800,000
 
7004-0108         For a program of short-term housing assistance to help families in addressing obstacles to maintaining or securing housing for: (a) families eligible for temporary emergency shelter under item 7004-0101; and (b) families that received rental assistance under this item prior to July 1, 2012; provided, that the assistance provided under this item shall include not less than 12 months of housing stabilization and economic self-sufficiency case management services for each family receiving benefits hereunder; provided further, that the assistance may include, but shall not be limited to: payments of rent and utility arrears, a portion of the household’s monthly rent, first month’s rent, last month’s rent, security deposit, utility charges and extraordinary medical bills, so long as such assistance will maintain housing for the family; provided further, that except for a family receiving rental assistance, no other assistance from this item shall exceed $4,000 in a 12 month period; provided further, that, excluding families receiving rental assistance, a family shall not receive more than a combined sum of $4,000 in a 12 month period from this item and item 7004-9316; provided further, that a family shall not be able to receive cash assistance hereunder for 12 months from the last date it received cash assistance; provided further, that families that received rental assistance under this item prior to July 1, 2012 shall remain eligible for assistance greater than $4,000 under this item provided that the monthly rent for the housing does not exceed the amount approved by the department of housing and community development; provided further, that families eligible for rental assistance shall pay not more than 35 per cent of household income towards rent and utilities; provided further, that a family's eligibility for rental assistance provided hereunder shall not exceed a period of 24 successive months from the date the family first received rental assistance hereunder, not including time spent in temporary accommodations; provided further, that so long as they meet the requirements of their housing stabilization plan, a family that received household assistance or rental assistance pursuant to this item whose income exceeds 50 per cent of area median income shall not become ineligible for assistance due to exceeding the income limit for a period of 6 months from the date that the 50 per cent level was exceeded; provided further, that the continued eligibility of the family shall be determined on an annual basis; provided further, that a family shall not be deemed ineligible as a result of any single violation of a self-sufficiency plan; provided further, that the department shall take all steps necessary to enforce regulations to prevent abuse in the short-term housing transition program including a wage match agreement with the department of revenue; provided further, that a family that was terminated from the program or did not make a good faith effort to follow its housing stabilization plan during the term of its assistance shall be ineligible for benefits pursuant to item 7004-0101 and this item for 24 months from the last date upon which they received assistance hereunder, including housing stabilization and economic self-sufficiency case management services; provided further, that a family’s housing stabilization plan shall adequately accommodate the age and disabilities of the family members; provided further, that no family with a head of household who is over 60 years of age or who is disabled and who is in compliance with the requirements of a housing stabilization plan that accommodates disabilities shall be denied short-term housing assistance; provided further, that any such family with a head of household who is over 60 years of age or who is disabled shall not have engaged in, or be engaged in, any activity that threatens the health, safety or security of the family, other program participants or program staff; provided further, that families receiving benefits under this program who are found not to be eligible for continuing benefits shall be eligible for aid pending a timely appeal pursuant to said chapter 23B; provided further, that families who are denied assistance under this item may appeal pursuant to said chapter 23B, including subsection (F) of section 30, and regulations adopted to implement said chapter 23B; provided further, that benefits under this item shall be provided only to residents of the commonwealth of Massachusetts who are citizens of the United States or aliens lawfully admitted for permanent residence or otherwise permanently residing under color of law in the United States; provided further, that the department, as a condition of continued eligibility for assistance pursuant to this program, may require disclosure of social security numbers by all members of a family receiving assistance hereunder for use in verification of income with other agencies, departments and executive offices; provided further, that any family in which a member of the family fails to provide a social security number for use in verifying the family's income and eligibility shall no longer be eligible to receive benefits from this program; provided further, that the department shall administer this program through the following agencies unless administering agencies are otherwise procured by the department: the Berkshire Housing Development Corporation, the Central Massachusetts Housing Alliance, Inc., the Community Teamwork, Inc., the Housing Assistance Corporation, the Franklin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority, Hap, Inc., the Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership, Inc., the Lynn Housing Authority and Neighborhood Development, the South Middlesex Opportunity Council, Inc., the South Shore Housing Development Corporation and RCAP Solutions, Inc; provided further, that the department of housing and community development shall reallocate financing based on performance based statistics from under-performing service providers to above average service providers in order to move as many families from hotels, motels, or shelters into more sustainable housing; provided further, that the department shall use funds provided for this program for stabilization workers to focus efforts on housing retention, and link households to supports including job training, education, job search, and childcare opportunities available and may enter into agreements with other public and private agencies for the provision of such services, and that a stabilization worker shall be assigned to each household; provided further, that not less than $175,000 shall be expended annually for provision of emergency services that provide domestic violence intervention, workforce development, housing assistance, operation of food vouchers, winter coats for kids and holiday dinners operated by Community Action Programs Inter-City, Incorporated for the communities specified in item 7004-0099 of section 2 of chapter 68 of the acts of 2011; provided further, that all of this item shall be subject to appropriation and, in the event of a deficiency, nothing in this item shall give rise to or shall be construed as giving rise to any enforceable right or entitlement to services in excess of the amounts appropriated in this item; provided further, that funds shall be used to transition families served by the program to more rapidly move them into temporary or permanent sustainable housing; provided further, notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, 60 days before promulgating or amending any regulations, administrative practice or policy that would alter eligibility for or the level of benefits under this program, other than that which would benefit the clients, the department shall file with the house and senate committees on ways and means and the clerks of the senate and house of representatives, a report setting forth justification for such changes, including, but not limited to, any determination by the secretary of housing and economic development that available appropriations will be insufficient to meet projected expenses; and provided further, that the department shall submit quarterly reports to the house and senate committees on ways and means, which shall include the number of families served, the type of assistance given, the number of families assisted through this program, the average, minimum and maximum cost per family of such assistance and the current housing stability of each family who received assistance within the prior 12 months and shall include any obstacles encountered with the administration of this program..................................... $58,963,556
 
7004-3036         For housing services and counseling; provided, that funds shall be expended as grants to 9 regional housing consumer education centers operated by the regional nonprofit housing authorities; provided further, that the grants shall be awarded through a competitive application process under criteria established by the department; provided further, that no funds shall be expended from this item in the AA object class for the compensation of state employees; provided further, that the department shall submit annual reports to the secretary of administration and finance, the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on housing detailing all expenditures of the program, including each regional housing consumer education center, the total number of persons who received information and referral services, the costs for such services rendered per consumer and the identification of consumer issues and trends; provided further that the department shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than January 1, 2014 on possible savings and efficiencies that may be realized through the consolidation of said services.... $1,395,996
 
7004-3045         For a tenancy preservation program for neutral party consultation services in eviction cases before the housing court department of the Massachusetts trial court for individuals with disabilities and for families with individuals with disabilities if the disability is directly related to the reason for eviction..................................................................................... $350,000
 
7004-4314         For the expenses of a service coordinators program established by the department to assist tenants residing in housing developed pursuant to sections 39 and 40 of chapter 121B of the General Laws to meet tenancy requirements to maintain and enhance the quality of life in that housing.......................................................................................................... $350,401
 
7004-9005         For subsidies to housing authorities and nonprofit organizations, including funds for deficiencies caused by certain reduced rentals in housing for the elderly, handicapped, veterans and relocated persons under sections 32 and 40 of chapter 121B of the General Laws; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, all housing authorities operating elderly public housing shall offer first preference for elderly public housing units which are vacant on the effective date of this act, and thereafter, to those persons 60 years of age or older as of June 30, 2012 receiving rental assistance from the Massachusetts rental voucher program; provided further, that the department may expend funds appropriated in this item for deficiencies caused by certain reduced rentals which may be anticipated in the operation of housing authorities for the first quarter of the subsequent fiscal year; provided further, that no monies shall be expended from this item to reimburse the debt service reserve included in the budgets of housing authorities; provided further, that no funds shall be expended from this item in the AA object class for the compensation of state employees; provided further, that the amount appropriated in this item shall be considered to meet any and all obligations under said sections 32 and 40 of said chapter 121B; provided further, that any new reduced rental units developed in fiscal year 2014 eligible for subsidies under this item shall not cause any annualization that results in an amount exceeding the amount appropriated in this item; provided further, that all funds in excess of normal utilities, operations and maintenance costs may be expended for capital repairs; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be provided for the Clinton Housing Authority; and provided further, that the administration shall make every attempt to direct efforts toward rehabilitating local housing authority family units requiring $20,000 or less in repairs............................... $64,500,000
 
7004-9024         For a program of rental assistance for low-income families and elderly persons through mobile and project-based vouchers; provided, that such assistance shall only be paid under a program known as the Massachusetts rental voucher program; provided further, that the income of the households shall not exceed 50 per cent of the area median income; provided further, that the department may award mobile vouchers to eligible households currently occupying project-based units that shall expire due to the nonrenewal of project-based rental assistance contracts; provided further, that the department, as a condition of continued eligibility for vouchers and voucher payments, may require disclosure of social security numbers by participants and members of a participants household in the Massachusetts rental voucher program for use in verification of income with other agencies, departments and executive offices; provided further, that any household in which a participant or member of a participant’s household fails to provide a social security number for use in verifying the household’s income and eligibility shall no longer be eligible for a voucher or to receive benefits from the voucher program; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the monthly dollar amount of each voucher shall be the department approved monthly rent of the unit less the monthly amount paid for rent by the household; provided further, that any household which is proven to have caused intentional damage to its rental unit in an amount exceeding 2 months of rent during any 1-year period shall be terminated from the program; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, a mobile voucher whose use is or has been discontinued shall be re-assigned; provided further, that the department shall pay agencies $30 per voucher per month for the costs of administering the program; provided further, that subsidies shall not be reduced due to the cost of inspections; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, each household holding a voucher shall pay at least 30 per cent but not more than 40 per cent of its income as rent; provided further, that the department shall establish the amounts of the mobile vouchers and the project-based vouchers so that the appropriation in this item is not exceeded by payments for rental assistance and administration; provided further, that the department shall not enter into commitments which shall cause it to exceed the appropriation set forth in this item; provided further, that the department may impose certain obligations for each participant in the Massachusetts rental voucher program through a 12-month contract which shall be executed by the participant and the department; provided further, that such obligations may include, but shall not be limited to, job training, counseling, household budgeting and education, as defined in regulations promulgated by the department and to the extent these programs are available; provided further, that each participant shall be required to undertake and meet these contractually established obligations as a condition for continued eligibility in the program; provided further, that for continued eligibility, each participant shall execute this 12-month contract on or before September 1, 2013, if the participant’s annual eligibility recertification date occurs between June 30, 2013 and September 1, 2013, and otherwise on or before the annual eligibility recertification date; provided further, that any participant who is over the age of 60 years or who is disabled may be exempt from any obligations unsuitable under particular circumstances; provided further, that no funds shall be expended from this item in the AA object class for the compensation of state employees; provided further, that the department may assist housing authorities at their written request in the immediate implementation of a homeless prevention program utilizing alternative housing resources available to them for low-income families and the elderly by designating participants in the Massachusetts rental voucher program as at risk of displacement by public action through no fault of their own; provided further, that participating local housing authorities may take all steps necessary to enable them to transfer mobile voucher program participants from the Massachusetts rental voucher program into another housing subsidy program; and provided further, that the department of housing and community development shall strive to avoid a reduction in the value of the Massachusetts rental voucher from its value as of June 30, 2013................................................................................................................. $46,500,000
 
7004-9030         For the transitional rental assistance program established under section 16 of chapter 179 of the acts of 1995; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the transitional rental assistance shall be in the form of mobile vouchers; provided further, that the vouchers shall be in varying dollar amounts set by the department based on considerations including, but not limited to, household size, composition, household income and geographic location; provided further, that any household which is proven to have caused intentional damage to its rental unit in an amount exceeding 2 months’ rent during any 1 year shall be terminated from the program; provided further, that the department shall pay agencies that administer this program an allowance not to exceed $25 per voucher per month for the costs of administration; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, there shall be no maximum percentage applicable to the amount of income paid for rent by each household holding a mobile voucher, but each household shall be required to pay not less than 25 per cent of its net income, as defined in regulations promulgated by the department, for units if payment of utilities is not provided by the unit owner, or not less than 30 per cent of its income for units if payment of utilities is provided by the unit owner; provided further, that payments for the transitional rental assistance may be provided in advance; provided further, that the department shall establish the amounts of the mobile vouchers so that the appropriation in this item is not exceeded by payments for rental assistance and administration; provided further, that the department shall not enter into commitments which will cause it to exceed the appropriation set forth in this item; provided further, that the amount of a rental assistance voucher payment for an eligible household shall not exceed the rent less the household’s minimum rent obligation; provided further, that the word “rent”, as used in this item, shall mean payments to the landlord or owner of a dwelling unit under a lease or other agreement for a tenant's occupancy of the dwelling unit, but shall not include payments made by the tenant separately for the cost of heat, cooking fuel and electricity; provided further, that the department shall submit an annual report to the secretary of administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing expenditures, the number of outstanding rental vouchers and the number and types of units leased; provided further, that consistent with said chapter 179 of the acts of 1995, the amount appropriated in this item shall not annualize to more than $4,000,000 in fiscal year 2015; and provided further, that the program shall provide funding for not more than 800 mobile vouchers............ $3,450,000
 
7004-9033         For rental subsidies to eligible clients of the department of mental health; provided, that the department shall establish the amounts of such subsidies so that payment thereof and of any other commitments from this item shall not exceed the amount appropriated herein $4,250,000
 
7004-9315         For the department of housing and community development which may expend for the administration and monitoring of the low-income housing tax credit and local administration programs an amount not to exceed $2,535,003 from revenue collected from fees collected under Executive Order No. 291, pertaining to low-income housing tax credits, for the costs of administering and monitoring the programs, including the costs of personnel, subject to the approval of the director of the department; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary and 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................................................................................................................... $2,535,003
 
7004-9316         For a program to provide assistance in addressing obstacles to maintaining or securing housing for families with: (a) a household income not greater than 30 per cent of area median income that are homeless and moving into subsidized or private housing or are at risk of becoming homeless; or (b) a household income greater than 30 per cent but not more than 50 per cent of area median income that are homeless and moving into subsidized or private housing, or are at risk of becoming homeless due to a significant reduction of income or increased expenses; provided, that assistance shall be administered by the department through contracts with the regional non-profit agencies; provided further, that not less than 90 per cent of the funds shall be provided to households with an income not greater than 30 per cent of area median income, subject to the department’s discretion based on data reflecting program demand and usage; provided further, that in distributing 90 per cent of the funds, the department shall prioritize those families most likely to otherwise require shelter services under item 7004-0101; provided further, that the amount of financial assistance shall not exceed more than $4,000 in any 12 month period; provided further, that a family shall not receive more than a combined sum of $4,000 in a 12 month period from this item and item 7004-0108; provided further, that a family shall not be eligible for assistance hereunder for 12 months from the date it received assistance under item 7004-0108 including housing stabilization services and economic self-sufficiency case management services; provided further, that prior to authorizing a residential assistance payment for a family, the administering agency shall make a finding that the payment will enable the family to retain its current housing, obtain new housing or otherwise avoid homelessness; provided further, that in making these findings the agency shall, unless the facts of the case warrant otherwise, apply a presumption that the payment will enable a family to retain its housing, obtain new housing or otherwise avoid homelessness; provided further, that residential assistance payments may be made through direct vendor payments according to standards to be established by the department; provided further, that the agencies shall establish a system for referring families approved for residential assistance payments who the agencies determine would benefit from these services to existing community-based programs that provide additional housing stabilization supports, including assistance in obtaining housing subsidies and locating alternative housing that is safe and affordable for those families; provided further, that the program shall be administered under guidelines established by the department; provided further, the department shall submit a report to the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means, the chairs of the joint committee on housing and the secretary of administration and finance detailing the extent of involvement of regional community action programs in the administration of this line item program within the past 5 years; provided further, the report shall include, but not be limited to, the appropriation allocation to each community action program, the effectiveness of their services, and the estimated number of families served per year; provided further, the report shall also examine the potential for broader inclusion of community action programs in the future administration of this program; provided further, the department shall submit this report no later than January 1, 2014; provided further, that the department shall report quarterly to the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing: (a) the number of families applying for assistance; (b) the number of families approved for assistance; (c) the minimum, median and average amount of financial assistance awarded; (d) the total amount of assistance awarded to date, including a breakdown by income category; and (e) the number of families falling into each income category; and provided further, that the department shall track a family’s reason for assistance by the same categories used in 7004-0101....... $8,760,000
 
Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation.
 
7006-0000         For the office of the director of consumer affairs and business regulation, including expenses of an administrative services unit..................................................................... $798,301
 
7006-0043         For the office of consumer affairs, which may expend for the administration and enforcement of the home improvement contractor program an amount not to exceed $500,000 from the revenue collected from fees for the registration and renewal of home improvement contractor registrations under section 11 of chapter 142A of the General Laws; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of revenues and related expenditures, the office 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........................................................................................................... $500,000
 
Division of Banks.
 
7006-0010         For the operation of the division of banks; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the division shall assess 100 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item and the associated fringe benefits costs for personnel paid from this item upon financial institutions which the division currently regulates under section 2 of chapter 167 of the General Laws.............................................................................................. $16,034,487
 
7006-0011         For the costs incurred by the division of banks associated with licensure of loan originators under chapter 255F of the General Laws; provided, that the division may expend revenues in an amount not to exceed $2,590,000 from the revenue received from administrative fees associated with the licensure fees and from civil administrative penalties under said chapter 255F; provided further, that the division may expend from such revenue an amount to be determined by the commissioner of banks as grants for the operation of a program for best lending practices, first-time homeowner counseling for non-traditional loans and 10 or more foreclosure education centers under section 16 of chapter 206 of the acts of 2007 and that the grants shall be awarded through a competitive application process under criteria established by the division; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of revenues and related expenditures, the division 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.......................... $2,590,000
 
Division of Insurance.
 
7006-0020         For the operation of the division of insurance, including the expenses of the board of appeal on motor vehicle policies and bonds, the associated fringe benefits costs for personnel paid from this item, certain other costs of supervising motor vehicle liability insurance and the expenses of the fraudulent claims board; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, 100 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item and the associated fringe costs of personnel paid from this item shall be assessed upon the institutions which the division currently regulates under general or special laws or regulations, except for licensed business entity producers; and provided further, that the assessment shall be in addition to any and all assessments currently assessed upon said institutions...................... $12,904,312
 
7006-0029         For the operation of the health care access bureau in the division of insurance; provided, that under section 7A of chapter 26 of the General Laws, the full amount appropriated in this item, as well as the associated fringe benefits costs for personnel paid from this item, shall be assessed upon the carriers licensed under chapters 175, 176A, 176B and 176G of the General Laws............................................................................................................ $1,100,000
 
Division of Professional Licensure.
 
7006-0040         For the operation and administration of the division of professional licensure. $2,663,749
 
7006-0151         For the division of professional licensure which may expend for the oversight of proprietary schools an amount not to exceed $825,000; provided, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of revenues and related expenditures, the division 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, prior appropriation continued ............................................ $825,000
 
Division of Standards.
 
7006-0060         For the operation of the division of standards.................................................. $793,434
 
7006-0065         For the division of standards which may retain not more than $655,000 in revenue from registration fees and fines that it collects under sections 184B to 184E, inclusive, of chapter 94 of the General Laws, and section 56D of chapter 98 of the General Laws to support its enforcement activities as provided in subsection (h) of section 184D of said chapter 94; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment the amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system; and provided further, that notwithstanding said subsection (h) of said section 184D of said chapter 94, the division shall not fund the municipal grant program provided in said subsection (h) of said section 184D of said chapter 94 $655,000
 
7006-0066         For the support of the division of standards’ municipal inspection efforts; provided, that up to 15 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item may be expended for administrative costs of the division................................................................................................. $160,372
 
7006-0067         For the division of standards; provided, that the division may expend for enforcement of weights and measures laws an amount not to exceed $58,751 from revenues received from item pricing violations collected through municipal inspection efforts and from weights and measures fees and fines collected from cities and towns; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the division 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........................................... $58,751
 
7006-0068         For the division of standards; provided, that the division may expend an amount not to exceed $342,000 from revenue received from license fees assessed to owners of motor vehicle repair shops; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of revenues and related expenditures, the division 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. $342,000
 
Department of Telecommunications and Cable.
 
7006-0071         For the operation of the department of telecommunications and cable; provided, that notwithstanding the second sentence of section 7 of chapter 25C of the General Laws, the assessments levied for fiscal year 2014 shall be made at a rate sufficient to produce 100 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item and the associated fringe benefits costs for personnel paid from this item........................................................................ $2,964,983
 
7007-0020 For a precision manufacturing pilot program that provides training to unemployed and underemployed individuals, including veterans, in Franklin County; provided, that the program shall be a partnership between the regional employment board of Franklin and Hampshire counties and area precision manufacturing companies and shall be administered by the executive office of housing and economic development; and provided further, that the office shall evaluate the program for the purpose of future replication in other areas of the commonwealth........................................................................... $200,000
Manufacturing Fund 100%
 
7007-0150 For the Massachusetts office of business development for contracts with regional economic development organizations under the program established by section 3J and 3K of chapter 23A of the General Laws...................................................................................... $850,000
 
Manufacturing Fund ………………. 25%
General Fund ...……………………. 75%
 
Massachusetts Office of Business Development.
 
7007-0300         For the operation of the Massachusetts office of business development and for marketing and promoting the commonwealth in order to attract and retain targeted businesses and industries................................................................................................................... $1,691,162
 
7007-0500 For the operation and maintenance of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Research Institute for the commercialization of new, academic-based research and development and raising the scientific awareness of the communities of the commonwealth.................... $250,000
 
7007-0800         For a grant for the state match for the small business development center; provided, that no funds shall be expended from this item until such time as the United States Small Business Administration has made a payment or has executed a contract to pay the University of Massachusetts at Amherst for the operation of the center; provided further, that the funds expended from this item shall not exceed 25 per cent of the gross operating cost of said center; provided further, that not more than $300,000 from this item shall be expended for federal procurement technical assistance services within said center; provided further, that the services shall include, but not be limited to, assisting businesses in securing federal contracts, obtaining contract financing, generating responses to requests-for-proposals, interpreting bid documents, providing educational workshops and seminars and for the electronic identification and tracking of federal bid opportunities; provided further, that funds expended for the purpose of operating federal procurement technical assistance services within said center shall be subject to the receipt of matching funds from federal or private sources, including the United States Department of Defense; and provided further, that annual expenditure reports shall be filed with the house and senate committees on ways and means........ $1,204,286
 
7007-0801 For microlending grants of up to $100,000 to be issued to established Community Development Financial Institutions and Community Advantage Lenders making direct microenterprise and small business loans to borrowers on a regional basis, as well as providing technical assistance to applicants and borrowers in order to foster business establishment and success, provided that the funds shall be used to support eligible organization's lending and technical assistance activities............................................................................ $200,000
 
7007-0952         For the operation of the Commonwealth Zoological Corporation under chapter 92B of the General Laws; provided, that funds appropriated in this item shall be expended for the purposes of promoting private fundraising, achieving self-sufficiency and serving as a catalyst for urban economic development and job opportunities for local residents; provided further, that the corporation shall take all steps necessary to increase the amount of private funding available for the operation of the zoos; provided further, that funding in this item shall not be transferred through interdepartmental service agreements; provided further, that the corporation shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than February 1, 2014, on the status of, and amounts collected from, the private fundraising and enhanced revenue efforts identified in the draft Massachusetts Zoos Business and Operations Plan dated December 1996; and provided further, that funds may be expended on a matching program to encourage private and corporate donations to support the Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo................................................................................................................... $3,700,000
 
Massachusetts Tourism Fund............................... 100%
 
7007-1200         For a program to create and maintain a more favorable and responsive environment for the attraction and retention of technology-intensive clusters for the commonwealth; provided, that such clusters may be characterized by technological or market focus, geographic proximity or other shared interests...................................................................................... $200,000
 
Massachusetts Marketing Partnership.
 
7008-0900         For the operation and administration of the office of travel and tourism; provided, that the office shall be the official and lead agency to facilitate and attract major sports events and championships in the commonwealth; provided further, that no less than $200,000 shall be expended as grants for the Bay State Games; provided further, that no less than $50,000 be expended for the purposes of the operation of the programs of the Riverside Theatre Works, an organization located in the Hyde Park section of the City of Boston; provided further, that no less than $25,000 shall be expended as grants for business assistance organizations in the city of Haverhill that were in item 7007-0900 in chapter 182 of the acts of 2008; provided further, that no less than $50,000 shall be provided to the Grand Army of the Republic Historical Museum in Lynn; provided further, that no less than $75,000 shall be expended for a matching grant program to the Enrichment Center located in Dorchester; provided further, that no less than $200,000 shall be expended for a grant program to the Enrichment Center located in Lowell; provided further, that no less than $150,000 shall be expended for a public safety grant in the town of Methuen; provided further, that no less than $15,000 shall be expended for the purchase, post fabrication and installation of Pan Mass signs along the Pan Mass route from both Bourne to Provincetown and from Bourne to Wellesley; provided further, that no less than $90,000 shall be expended for the Russian Community Association of Massachusetts (RCAM) in Boston; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for a public safety grant in the town of Falmouth; further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for a child safety grant in the town of North Attleboro; provided further, that not less than $125,000 shall be expended for the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce; provided further, that not less than $125,000 shall be expended for the Plymouth 400th Inc. for the commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the founding of the United States; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for the Town of Sandwich’s 375th anniversary; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Wilbraham Nature and Cultural Council; provided further, that the amount of $50,000 shall be expended to Stone Soul Inc. to implement the state wide Sesquicentennial Emancipation Proclamation Celebration 2013; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Puerto Rican Veterans’ Monument Square Association, Inc., upon a 100 per cent funding match from other public or private sources; provided further, that no less than $25,000 shall be expended for the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce; provided further, that no less than $75,000 shall be expended for the Waltham Tourism Council; provided further, that no less than $200,000 shall be expended for opening the 11 Visitor Information Centers from Memorial Day to Columbus Day; and provided further, that the office shall be the official and lead agency to facilitate motion picture production and development within the commonwealth............................................................................ $13,169,651
 
Massachusetts Tourism Fund............................... 100%
 
7008-1000         For assistance to regional tourist councils under section 14 of chapter 23A of the General Laws; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law or rule or regulation to the contrary, each of the councils may expend an amount not to exceed 20 per cent of the funds appropriated in this item for the cost of administrative services...................... $7,500,000
 
Massachusetts Tourism Fund............................... 100%
 
7008-1300         For the operation of the Massachusetts international trade office...................... $113,608
 
Massachusetts Tourism Fund............................... 100%
 
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.
 
Office of the Secretary.
 
7003-0100         For the operation of the executive office of labor and workforce development; provided, that not later than January 3, 2014, the executive office of labor and workforce development shall submit to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on labor and workforce development a report describing the job training services, including labor exchange, skills training and remedial education services related thereto which have been provided during the course of the fiscal year, systems for delivery and the costs and the sources of revenue for such services............................................................... $809,574
 
7003-0170         For the provision of information technology services within the executive office of labor and workforce development................................................................................... $270,098
 
Department of Labor Standards.
 
7003-0200         For the operation of the department of labor standards; provided, that positions for a program to evaluate asbestos levels in public schools and other public buildings shall not be subject to chapter 31 of the General Laws; and provided further, that a portion of this funding shall be made available for the apprenticeship standards program within the department $2,018,886
 
7003-0201         For the department of labor standards; provided, that the department may expend an amount not to exceed $439,419 received from fees authorized under section 3A of chapter 23 of the General Laws and civil fines issued under section 197B of chapter 111 of the General Laws, section 46R of chapter 140 of the General Laws and section 6F1/2 of chapter 149 of the General Laws.................................................................................................. $439,419
 
Department of Labor Relations.
 
7003-0900         For the operation of the department of labor relations; provided, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for the operation of the Joint Labor Management Committee for Municipal Police and Fire............................................................................................. $1,985,578
 
7003-0901         For the department of labor relations, which may expend for the operation of the department an amount not to exceed $100,000 from fees collected under section 3B of chapter 7 of the General Laws and section 6 of chapter 150 of the General Laws; provided, that the first $100,000 of such fees collected by the department shall be deposited into the General Fund and any fees collected in excess of $200,000 shall be deposited into the General Fund; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of 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..... $100,000
 
Department of Career Services.
 
7002-0012         For a youth-at-risk program targeted at reducing juvenile delinquency in high risk areas; provided, that these funds may be expended for the development and implementation of a year-round employment program for at-risk youth and existing year-round employment programs; provided further, that $500,000 of these funds shall be matched by private organizations; and provided further, that funds shall be available for expenditure through September 1, 2014....................................................................................... $5,000,000
 
7003-0605         For the operation and maintenance of the Massachusetts manufacturing extension partnership to maintain and promote manufacturing as an integral part of the economy and for programs designed to assist small and mid-sized manufacturing companies.................. $2,000,000
 
Manufacturing Fund............................................. 100%
 
7003-0803         For the one-stop career centers; provided, that no funds shall be expended for the administration and oversight to these centers provided by the department of career services................................................................................................................... $4,494,467
 
7003-1206         For the Massachusetts Service Alliance to administer State Service Corps grants and provide training and support to volunteer and service organizations; provided further, that not less than $300,000 shall be expended for the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts; provided further, that not less than $300,000 shall be expended for the Urban League of Springfield, Massachusetts; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Moving Ahead Program at the St. Francis House in Boston; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for Springfield Partners for Community Action; provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for the New England Farm Workers’ Council;  provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for programs supporting and promoting cultural heritage diversity, and education in the city of Boston that were in item 7007-0900 of chapter 182 of the acts of 2008; and provided further that no less than $100,000 shall be provided for financial support of the Massachusetts Latino Chamber of Commerce................................................................................................................... $1,900,000
 
Department of Industrial Accidents.
 
7003-0500         For the operation and administrative expenses of the department of industrial accidents; provided, that said department shall submit a report not later than February 1, 2014 to the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing the scope, objective and results of grant recipients’ safety training program; and provided further, that the General Fund shall be reimbursed the amount appropriated in this item and for associated indirect and direct fringe benefit costs from assessments levied under section 65 of chapter 152 of the General Laws................................................................................................................. $19,442,653
 
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF EDUCATION.
 
Office of the Secretary of Education.
 
7009-1700         For the operation of information technology services within the executive office of education................................................................................................................. $11,171,336
 
7009-6379         For the operation of the office of the secretary of education; provided, that agencies within the executive office may, with the prior approval of the secretary, streamline and improve administrative operations under interdepartmental service agreements............... $763,272
 
7009-6400         For grants to establish and operate high-quality, intensive and targeted programs that will rapidly increase English language learning for middle and high school students in school districts serving Gateway Cities; provided, that grant applications must provide at minimum, for after-school enrichment academies to operate during the spring of 2014; provided further, that applications may also provide for acceleration academies to be held during school vacations and/or for Saturday sessions during the spring of 2014; and provided further, that funds may be set aside for the administration of these programs.................................... $3,000,000
 
7009-6402 For grants to support the establishment 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 such funding shall be used to engage in planning to establish career academies or to plan for the establishment of such academies during the following fiscal year………………………………..$500,000
 
7009-9600         For a discretionary grant program to provide funds to school districts and public institutions of higher education partnering together to offer inclusive concurrent enrollment programs for students with disabilities, as defined in section 1 of chapter 71B of the General Laws, between the ages of 18 and 22, inclusive; provided, that the grant program shall be limited to students who are considered to have severe disabilities and, in the case of students age 18 or 19, shall be limited to students with severe disabilities who have been unable to achieve the competency determination necessary to pass the Massachusetts comprehensive assessment system exam; provided further, that said students with disabilities shall be offered enrollment in credit and noncredit courses that include nondisabled students, including enrollment in noncredit courses and credit bearing courses in audit status for students who may not meet course prerequisites and requirements and that the partnering school districts shall provide supports, services and accommodations necessary to facilitate a student’s enrollment; provided further, that the executive office of education shall develop guidelines to ensure that the grant program promotes civic engagement and mentoring of faculty in public institutions of higher education and supports college success, work success, participation in student life of the college community and provision of a free appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment; provided further, that the department, in consultation with the executive office of education, shall develop strategies and procedures to help sustain and replicate the existing inclusive concurrent enrollment programs initiated through this grant program including, but not limited to, provision of funds to retain employment specialists and assist students in meeting integrated competitive employment and other transition-related goals and adoption of procedures and funding mechanisms to ensure that new partnerships of public institutions of higher education and school districts providing inclusive concurrent enrollment programs fully utilize the models and expertise developed in existing partnerships; provided further, that the department shall develop a mechanism to encourage existing and new partnerships to expand the capacity to respond to individual parents that request an opportunity for their children to participate in the inclusive concurrent enrollment initiative; provided further, that tuition for courses shall be waived by the state institutions of higher education for students enrolled through this grant program; provided further, that the executive office of education, in conjunction with the department of higher education, shall select grant recipients not later than July 15, 2013; provided further, that the department of elementary and secondary education, in consultation with the department of higher education, shall report on student outcomes to the house and senate committees on ways and means, the joint committee on education and the joint committee on higher education on the discretionary grant program not later than January 28, 2014; and provided further, that for the purpose of this item, appropriated funds may be expended through August 31, 2014.................................................................. $700,000
 
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
 
7010-0005         For the operation of the department of elementary and secondary education; provided, that funds shall be expended for the oversight of education collaboratives; and provided further, that no less than the following amounts shall be made available for equipment and maintenance grants: (a) $288,000 to the Hingham public schools (b) $262,705 to the Hull public schools and (c) $49,800 to the Cohasset Public schools.................................................. $14,438,400
 
7010-0012         For grants to cities, towns and regional school districts for payments of certain costs and related expenses for the program to eliminate racial imbalance established under section 12A of chapter 76 of the General Laws; provided, that funds shall be made available for payment for services rendered by METCO, Inc. and Springfield public schools; provided further, that all grant applications submitted to and approved by the department of elementary and secondary education shall include a detailed line item budget specifying how such funds shall be allocated and expended; provided further, that the secretary of education shall report no later than July 1, 2014 to the house and senate committees on ways and means on student achievement growth by METCO students relative to their peers in both sending and receiving districts and on the academic success of former METCO students who attended 2 and 4 year public colleges and universities in the commonwealth relative to their peers from both sending and receiving districts at said public institutions of higher education, including enrollment in remedial coursework, grade point averages and college graduation rates; provided further, that the subject of the report shall be the graduating class of 2013 and other grade levels for which data are available; and provided further, that METCO, Inc., shall make available to the secretary of education information necessary to complete said report............................. $18,642,582
 
7010-0033         For literacy and early literacy programs; provided, that these programs shall provide ongoing evaluation of outcomes; provided further, that programs receiving funding through this item shall document the outcomes thereof; and provided further, that evaluations shall be compared to measurable goals and benchmarks that shall be developed by the department $1,800,000
 
7027-0019         For school-to-career connecting activities; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the board of elementary and secondary education, in cooperation with the executive office of labor and workforce development and the state workforce investment board, may establish and support a public-private partnership to link high school students with economic and learning opportunities on the job as part of the school-to-career transition program; provided further, that this program may include the award of matching grants to workforce investment boards or other local public-private partnerships involving local community job commitments and work site learning opportunities for students; provided further, that the grants shall require at least a 200 per cent match in wages for the students from private sector participants; provided further, that the program shall include, but not be limited to, a provision that business leaders commit resources to pay salaries to provide mentoring and instruction on the job and to work closely with teachers; provided further, that public funds shall assume the costs of connecting schools and businesses to ensure that students serve productively on the job; and provided further, that no funds shall be expended for personnel costs, prior appropriation continued.............................................................. $2,000,000
 
7027-1004         For English language acquisition professional development to improve the academic performance of English language learners and effectively implement sheltered English immersion as outlined in chapter 71A of the General Laws; provided that funds may be expended for the RETELL initiative; provided, that the department shall, not later than January 11, 2014, provide a report on the number of educators who have received such training since the passage of said chapter 71A, the estimated number who need such additional training, a review and analysis of the most effective types of professional development and the most common gaps in the knowledge base of educators implementing English immersion and teaching English language acquisition, along with legislative or regulatory recommendations of the department; provided further, that said report shall be provided to the secretary of administration and finance, the senate president, the speaker of the house, the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means and the house and senate chairs of the joint committee on education; provided further, that funds may be expended through August 31, 2014; and provided further, that no funds shall be expended for personnel costs $1,805,319
 
7028-0031         For the expenses of school age children in institutional schools under section 12 of chapter 71B of the General Laws; provided, that the department may provide special education services to eligible inmates in county houses of correction; provided further, that the department of youth services shall continue to collaborate with the department of elementary and secondary education in order to align curriculum at the department of youth services with the statewide curriculum frameworks and to ease the reintegration of youth from facilities at the department of youth services into regular public school settings; and provided further, that the department of elementary and secondary education, in conjunction with the commissioner of youth services, shall submit a report on progress made on the reintegration of these youths and the alignment of the department of youth services curriculum to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than December 3, 2013..................................... $7,761,517
 
7030-1002         For kindergarten expansion grants to provide grant awards to continue quality enhancement of existing full-day kindergarten classrooms; provided, that the department shall administer a grant program to encourage the voluntary expansion of high quality, full-day kindergarten education throughout the commonwealth; provided further, that grants funded through this appropriation shall not annualize to more than $18,000 per classroom in subsequent fiscal years; provided further, that preference shall be given to grant applicants with high percentages of students scoring in levels 1 or 2 on the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System exam and school districts which serve free or reduced lunch to at least 35 per cent of its students, as determined by the department based on available data; provided further, that any grant funds distributed from this item shall be deposited with the treasurer of such city, town or regional school district and held in a separate account and, notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, shall be expended by the school committee of such city, town or regional school district without further appropriation; provided further, that such program shall supplement and shall not supplant currently funded local, state and federal programs at the school or district; provided further, that not later than January 17, 2014, the department shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the total number of grants requested and awarded; provided further that the report shall detail common factors associated with both successful and unsuccessful applications and shall include the total number of full day and half day kindergarten classrooms projected to be in operation in public schools in fiscal year 2015; provided further, that all kindergarten programs previously funded through community partnership councils at the department of early education and care may receive grants from this item in amounts equal to the amounts they received in fiscal year 2013, reduced in proportion to the overall reduction of this item from fiscal year 2013 to fiscal year 2014; and provided further, that no funds shall be expended for personnel costs $23,948,947
 
7030-1005         For Reading Recovery, a one-to-one, early intervention, individual tutorial literacy program designed as a pre-special education referral and short-term intervention for children who are at risk of failing to read in the first grade; provided, that said program shall provide ongoing documentation and evaluation of results.......................................................... $100,000
 
7035-0002         For the provision and improvement of adult basic education services, including reading, writing and mathematics; provided, that grants shall be distributed to a diverse network of organizations which have demonstrated commitment and effectiveness in the provision of such services and that are selected competitively by the department of elementary and secondary education; provided further, that such grants shall support the successful transition of students from other adult basic education programs to community college certificate and degree-granting programs; provided further, that such grants shall be contingent upon satisfactory levels of performance as defined and determined by the department; provided further, an entity that receives grant funding for English Language Learners cannot receive such grants in more than one workforce development region; provided further, that grants shall not be considered an entitlement to a grant recipient; provided further, that the department shall consult with the community colleges and other service providers in establishing and implementing content, performance and professional standards for adult basic education programs and services; and provided further, that no funds shall be expended for personnel costs at the department of elementary and secondary education; and provided further, that not less than $150,000 be expended for Operation A.B.L.E. of Greater Boston to provide basic workforce and skills training, employment services and job re-entry support to older workers....... $30,174,160
 
7035-0005         For reimbursements to cities, towns, and regional school districts for the cost of transportation of nonresident pupils as required by the federal McKinney-Vento act; provided, that the board of elementary and secondary education shall promulgate regulations for the determination of said reimbursements; and provided further, that the commonwealth’s obligation shall not exceed the amount appropriated in this item.................................................. $6,050,000
 
7035-0006         For reimbursements to regional school districts for the transportation of pupils; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the commonwealth’s obligation shall not exceed the amount appropriated in this item.......................................... $46,021,000
 
7035-0007         For reimbursements to cities, towns, regional vocational or county agricultural school districts, independent vocational schools or collaboratives for certain expenditures for transportation of nonresident pupils to an approved vocational-technical program of any regional or county agricultural school district, city, town, independent school or collaborative under section 8A of chapter 74 of the General Laws; provided, that if the amount appropriated is insufficient to fully fund said section 8A of said chapter 74, initial reimbursements made by the department of elementary and secondary education may be pro-rated by the department to all eligible cities, towns, regional vocational or county agricultural school districts, independent vocational schools or collaboratives; and provided further, that upon a determination by the department that the funds appropriated in this item are insufficient to meet the commonwealth’s full obligation under said section 8A, the department shall, within 10 days, notify the secretary of administration and finance, the house and senate chairs of the joint committee on education and the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means of the amount needed to fully fund said obligation............................................................................. $200,000
 
7035-0035         For implementation of a competitively bid, statewide performance-based, integrated program to increase participation and performance in advanced placement courses, particularly among underserved populations, to prepare students for college and career success in science, technology, engineering and mathematics; provided, that these funds shall support all of the following program elements, without exception, for each school: open access to courses, equipment and supplies for new and expanded advanced placement courses, support for the costs of advanced placement exams and support for student study sessions; provided further, that these funds may support teacher professional development, including a College Board endorsed advanced placement summer institute for math and science advanced placement teachers; provided further, that such program shall provide a matching amount of at least $1,000,000 in private funding for direct support of educators and other uses; provided further, that the program be chosen through a single competitive process and that the funds be dispersed by the beginning of the 2013-2014 school year to cover costs expended between August 1, 2013 and July 31, 2014; provided further, that this program shall work in conjunction with an existing, separately funded statewide pre-advanced placement program; provided further, that the department shall deliver to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on education, not later than February 15, 2014, an independent evaluation of these programs and their impact on student achievement, particularly as it relates to closing achievement gaps; and provided further, that funds may be expended through August 31, 2014 to allow for summer programming........................................ $2,000,000
 
7053-1909         For reimbursements to cities and towns for partial assistance in the furnishing of lunches to school children, including partial assistance in the furnishing of lunches to school children as authorized by chapter 538 of the acts of 1951 and for supplementing funds allocated for the special milk program; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, payments so authorized in the aggregate for partial assistance in the furnishing of lunches to school children shall not exceed the required state revenue match contained in Public Law 79-396, as amended, cited as the National School Lunch Act and in the regulations implementing the act......................................................................................................... $5,426,986
 
7053-1925         For the school breakfast program for public and nonpublic schools and for grants to improve summer food programs during the summer school vacation period; provided, that $75,000 more than the amount expended in fiscal year 2013 shall be expended for a grant with Project Bread-The Walk for Hunger to enhance and expand the summer food service outreach program and the school breakfast outreach program; provided further, that within the summer food program, priority shall be given to extending such programs for the full summer vacation period and promoting increased participation in such programs; provided further, that the department of elementary and secondary education shall solicit proposals from returning sponsors and school food authorities in time for implementation of such grant program during the summer of 2014; provided further, that such grants shall only be awarded to sponsors who can demonstrate their intent to offer full summer programs or increase participation; provided further, that the department shall require sufficient reporting from each grantee to measure the success of such grant program; provided further, that the department shall select grantees for the program authorized by this item not later than March 29, 2014; provided further, that $200,000 more than the amount spent in fiscal year 2013 shall be expended for the universal school breakfast program in which all children in schools receiving funds under the program shall be provided free, nutritious breakfasts; provided further, that subject to regulations of the board that specify time and learning standards, breakfasts shall be served during regular school hours; provided further, that participation shall be limited to those elementary schools mandated to serve breakfast under section 1C of chapter 69 of the General Laws where 60 per cent or more of the students are eligible for free or reduced-price meals under the federally-funded school meals program; provided further, that the department shall select school sites for programs authorized by this item not later than November 16, 2013 and shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the preliminary results of these grants not later than January 4, 2014; and provided further, that nothing in the universal school breakfast program shall give rise to legal rights in any party or enforceable entitlement to services, prior appropriation continued.......................................................... $4,396,215
 
7061-0008         For school aid to cities, towns, regional school districts, counties maintaining agricultural schools, independent vocational schools and independent agricultural and technical schools to be distributed under chapters 70 and 76 of the General Laws and section 3 $4,285,945,528
 
7061-0012         For the reimbursement of extraordinary special education costs under section 5A of chapter 71B of the General Laws; provided, that reimbursements shall be prorated so that expenses of this item do not exceed the amount appropriated in this item; provided further, that upon receipt by the department of elementary and secondary education of required special education cost reports from school districts, the department shall reimburse districts based on fiscal year 2013 claims; provided further, that the department may expend funds to continue and expand voluntary residential placement prevention programs between the department of elementary and secondary education and other departments within the executive office of health and human services that develop community-based support services for children and their families; provided further, that the department shall provide not less than $6,500,000 to the department of developmental services for the voluntary residential placement prevention program; provided further, that the department of elementary and secondary education shall fully cooperate in providing information and assistance necessary for the department of developmental services to maximize federal reimbursement and to effectively serve students in less restrictive settings; provided further, that the department shall expend funds to provide books in accessible synthetic audio format made available through the federal NIMAS-NIMAC book repository for the outreach and training of teachers and students for the use of NIMAS-NIMAC and human speech audio digital textbooks; provided further, that the department shall expend funds for the costs of borrowing audio textbooks by special education students; provided further, that funds may be expended for the monitoring and follow-up activities of the department’s complaint management system, review and approval of local educational authority applications and local school districts’ compliance with the part B requirements of the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act in the provision of special education and related services to children with disabilities; provided further, that funds may be expended to administer the reimbursements funded herein; provided further, that funds may be expended to reimburse districts for extraordinary increases in costs incurred during fiscal year 2014 which would be reimbursable under said section 5A of said chapter 71B; provided further, that reimbursements for current year costs shall be limited to school districts which experience increases of greater than 25 per cent from costs reimbursable under said section 5A of said chapter 71B and incurred during fiscal year 2013 to costs reimbursable under said section 5A of said chapter 71B and incurred during fiscal year 2014 or other cases of extraordinary hardship where special education costs increase in relationship to total district costs as the department may define through regulations or guidelines; provided further, that reimbursements for current year costs shall be allocated as one-time grants and shall not decrease reimbursements in the following fiscal year; provided further, that the department shall conduct audits of fiscal year 2013 claims; provided further, that if the claims are found to be inaccurate, the department shall recalculate the fiscal year 2014 reimbursement amount and adjust the third and fourth quarter payments to the districts to reflect the new reimbursement amount; and provided further, that the department shall file a report with the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than January 28, 2014, on the results of the audit................................ $238,489,224
 
7061-0029         For the office of school and district accountability, established in section 55A of chapter 15 of the General Laws; provided, that notwithstanding said section 55A of said chapter 15, the office shall perform not less than 20 school district audits for fiscal year 2014... $974,150
 
7061-0033 For a reserve to assist towns negatively impacted by shortfalls in federal impact aid for the education of children in families employed by the federal government on the military reservation known as Hanscom Air Force Base located within the town’s limits (‘Hanscom Towns’); provided, that any grants provided under this item shall be expended by a school committee without further appropriation; and provided further that funds may be expended on membership dues for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children; and provided that Hanscom Towns may apply for funding in excess of this initial appropriation if (1) funds under this item are increased and (2) a Hanscom Town demonstrates that it would otherwise qualify for an amount greater than the initial funding of this item when compared with all other accepted applications using the same formula applied for in item 7061-0033 found in the budget for FY 2013................400,000
 
7061-0928         For a competitive grant program to promote financial literacy; provided, that the program shall equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to enable students to make critical decisions regarding personal finances; provided further, that the department of elementary and secondary education shall develop a 3 year pilot program for 10 public high schools on financial literacy education for implementation for the school year beginning in 2014; provided further, that the pilot program shall be a competitive grant process for high schools in gateway municipalities, as defined in section 3A of chapter 23A of the General Laws; and provided further, that the department’s advisory committee shall prepare and submit a report describing and analyzing the implementation of the program to the chairs of the senate and house committees on ways and means and the office of the state treasurer not later than December 31, 2014......................................................................................................... $250,000
 
7061-9010         For fiscal year 2014 reimbursements to certain cities, towns and regional school districts of charter school tuition and the per pupil capital needs component included in the charter school tuition amount for commonwealth charter schools, as calculated under subsections (ff) and (gg) of section 89 of chapter 71 of the General Laws; provided, that notwithstanding said subsection (ff) of said section 89 of said chapter 71 or any other general or special law to the contrary, the per pupil capital needs component of the commonwealth charter school tuition rate for fiscal year 2014 shall be $893; and provided further, that if the amount appropriated is insufficient to fully fund all reimbursements required by said section 89 of said chapter 71, the department shall fully reimburse the cost of such per pupil capital needs component and shall prorate the tuition reimbursements calculated under said subsection (gg) of said section 89 of said chapter 71........................................................................................... $70,454,914
 
7061-9200         For the education technology program............................................................. $795,548
 
7061-9400         For student and school assessment, including the administration of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System exam established by the board of elementary and secondary education pursuant to sections 1D and 1I of chapter 69 of the General Laws and for grants to school districts to develop portfolio assessments for use in individual classrooms as an enhancement to student assessment; provided, that as much as is practicable, especially in the case of students whose performance is difficult to assess using conventional methods, such instruments shall include consideration of work samples and projects and shall facilitate authentic and direct gauges of student performance; provided further, that such portfolio assessments shall not replace the statewide standardized assessment based on the curriculum frameworks; provided further, that all school assessments shall center on the academic standards embodied in the curriculum frameworks and shall involve gauges which shall be relevant and meaningful to students, parents, teachers, administrators and taxpayers pursuant to the first paragraph of section 1L of said chapter 69; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, assessment of proficiency in English shall be administered in English.................................................................. $23,974,543
 
7061-9404         For grants to cities, towns and regional school districts to provide targeted remediation programs for students in the classes of 2003 to 2018, inclusive, scoring in level 1 or 2 on the Massachusetts comprehensive assessment system, or MCAS, exam established by the board of elementary and secondary education under sections 1D and 1I of chapter 69 of the General Laws; provided, that the department and districts shall ensure that services are available to students with disabilities; provided further, that the purpose of this program shall be to improve students’ performance on the MCAS exam through replication of services and educational strategies with proven results as determined by the department of elementary and secondary education; provided further, that such programs shall supplement currently funded local, state and federal programs at the school or district; provided further, that funds shall be expended for a competitive grant program to fund academic support and college transition services to be implemented in fiscal year 2014 and operated by public institutions of higher learning or by public-private partnerships for students in the graduating classes of 2003 to 2016, inclusive, who may have completed all other high school requirements but have not yet obtained a competency determination as defined in said section 1D of said chapter 69 as measured by the MCAS assessment instrument authorized in said section 1I of said chapter 69, but who are working to pass the English, math and science, technology and engineering portions of the MCAS tests, obtain a competency determination and earn a high school diploma; provided further, that for the purpose of the programs, appropriated funds may be expended through August 31, 2014 to allow for summer remediation programs; provided further, JFY Networks shall receive not less than the amount appropriated in line item 7061-9404 of section 2 of chapter 139 of the acts of 2012; provided further, that funds shall be expended for competitive grants to fund Pathways programs targeting students in the graduating classes of 2003 to 2017, inclusive, instituted by local school districts, public institutions of higher education, qualified public and private educational services organizations and One-Stop Career Centers including, but not limited to, school-to-work connecting activities, creating worksite learning experiences for students as an extension of the classroom, outreach programs for students who will need post-twelfth grade remediation to attain the skills necessary to pass MCAS and counseling programs to educate parents and high school students on post-twelfth grade remediation options; provided further, that funds shall be expended for a competitive grant program, guidelines for which shall be developed by the department of elementary and secondary education, for intensive remediation programs in communities with students in the graduating classes of 2003 to 2018, inclusive, who have not obtained a competency determination or have scored in levels 1 or 2 on either the English or math MCAS exams or level 1 on science, technology and engineering MCAS; provided further, that the department of elementary and secondary education may give preference for such assistance to those districts with a high percentage of high school students scoring in level 1 on the Massachusetts comprehensive assessment system exam in English, math and science, technology and engineering; provided further, that eligible applicants shall include individual high schools and those institutions which shall have partnered with a high school or group of high schools; provided further, that no district shall receive a grant from this item until the district submits to the department of elementary and secondary education a comprehensive district plan under said section 1I of said chapter 69, to improve performance of all student populations including, but not limited to, students with disabilities; provided further, that the department shall issue a report not later than February 1, 2014, in collaboration with the department of higher education, describing MCAS support programs for the graduating classes of 2003 to 2018, inclusive, funded by this item and item 7027-0019, school to work accounts, institutions of public higher education and other sources; provided further, that such report shall include, but not be limited to, the number of students eligible to participate in the programs, the number of students participating in the programs, the number of students who have passed the MCAS assessment and obtained a competency determination through these programs but have not met local graduation requirements and the number of students who have passed the MCAS assessment and obtained a competency determination through these programs and met local graduation requirements; provided further, that the report shall be provided to the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means and the house and senate chairs of the joint committee on education; provided further, that any grant funds distributed from this item to a city, town or regional school district shall be deposited with the treasurer of such city, town or regional school district and held in a separate account and, notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, shall be expended by the school committee of such city, town or regional school district without further appropriation; and provided further, that no funds shall be expended for personnel costs...................................................................... $9,094,804
 
7061-9408         For targeted intervention to schools and districts at risk of or determined to be underperforming under sections 1J and 1K of chapter 69 of the General Laws, schools and districts which have been placed in the accountability status of identified for improvement, corrective action or restructuring pursuant to departmental regulations, or which have been designated commonwealth priority schools or commonwealth pilot schools pursuant to said regulations; provided, that no money shall be expended in any school or district that fails to file a comprehensive district plan pursuant to the provisions of section 1I of said chapter 69; provided further, that the department shall only approve reform plans with proven, replicable results in improving student performance; provided further, that in carrying out the provisions of this item, the department may contract with school support specialists, turnaround partners and such other external assistance as is needed in the expert opinion of the commissioner to successfully turn around failing school and district performance; provided further, that no funds shall be expended on targeted intervention unless the department shall have approved, as part of the comprehensive district improvement plan, a professional development plan which addresses the needs of the district as determined by the department; provided further, that eligible professional development activities for the purposes of this item shall include, but not be limited to: professional development among teachers of the same grade levels and teachers of the same subject matter across grade levels, professional development focused on improving the teacher’s content knowledge in the field or subject area in which the teacher is practicing, professional development which provides teachers with research based strategies for increasing student success, professional development teaching the principles of data driven instruction and funding which helps provide common planning time for teachers within a school and within the school district; provided further, that funds may be expended for the purchase of instructional materials pursuant to section 57 of chapter 15 of the General Laws; provided further, that no funds shall be expended on instructional materials except where the purchase of such materials is part of a comprehensive plan to align the school or district curriculum with the Massachusetts curriculum frameworks; provided further, that preference in distributing funds shall be made for proposals which coordinate reform efforts within all schools of a district in order to prevent conflicts between multiple reforms and interventions among the schools; provided further, that the department shall issue a report not later than January 11, 2014 describing and analyzing all intervention and targeted assistance efforts funded by this item; provided further, that the report shall be provided to the secretary of administration and finance, the senate president, the speaker of the house, the chairs of the house and senate ways and means committees and the house and senate chairs of the joint committee on education; provided further, that no funds shall be expended on recurring school or school district expenditures unless the department and school district have developed a long-term plan to fund such expenditures from the district’s operational budget; provided further, that for the purpose of this item, appropriated funds may be expended through August 31, 2014, to allow for intervention and school and district improvement planning in the summer months; provided further, that any funds distributed from this item to a city, town or regional school district shall be deposited with the treasurer of such city, town or regional school district and held in a separate account and shall be expended by the school committee of such city, town or regional school district without further appropriation, notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary; provided further, that funds may be expended for the continuation of a parent engagement program under section 2 of chapter 182 of the acts of 2008; and provided further, the department shall give priority to programs that have the capacity to serve not less than 25 per cent of a district’s middle school population and make available documentation of a minimum of $1 in private sector, local or federal funds for every $1 in state funds........................................................................................................... $7,677,989
 
7061-9412         For grants to cities, towns and regional school districts for planning and implementing expanded learning time in the form of longer school days or school years at selected schools; provided, that implementation grants shall only be provided under this item to schools and districts that submitted qualifying applications which were approved by the department in fiscal year 2013 and include a minimum of an additional 300 hours on a mandatory basis for all children attending that school; provided further, that in approving expanded learning time implementation grant applications, preference shall be given to districts with high poverty rates or a high percentage of students scoring in levels 1 or 2 on the Massachusetts comprehensive assessment system, those districts with proposals that have the greatest potential for district-wide impact, those districts that plan to utilize partnerships with community-based organizations and institutions of higher education and those districts with proposals that include a comprehensive restructuring of the entire school day or year to maximize the use of the additional learning time; provided further, that the department shall approve implementation proposals that include an appropriate mix of additional time spent on core academics, additional time spent on enrichment opportunities, such as small group tutoring, homework help, music, arts, sports, physical activity, health and wellness programs, project-based experiential learning and additional time for teacher preparation or professional development; provided further, that the department shall only approve implementation proposals that assume not more than $1,300 per pupil per year in future state appropriations of expanded learning time implementation funds; provided further, that in extraordinary cases, the department may exceed the $1,300 per pupil per year limit; provided further, that the department shall review all qualified proposals and award approved grants not later than August 16, 2013; provided further, that for this item, appropriated funds may be expended through August 31, 2014 to allow for planning and implementation during the summer months; provided further, that any grant funds distributed from this item to a city, town or regional school district shall be deposited with the treasurer of such city, town or regional school district and held in a separate account and shall be expended by the school committee of such city, town or regional school district without further appropriation, notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary; and provided further, that no funds shall be expended for personnel costs at the department of elementary and secondary education............................................................................ $14,168,030
 
7061-9601         For the department of elementary and secondary education; provided, that the department shall expend funds not to exceed $1,405,317 for teacher preparation and certification from fees relating to such service; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller shall certify for payment amounts not to exceed the amount of this appropriation $1,405,317
 
7061-9611         For grants or subsidies for after-school and out-of-school programs; provided, that preference shall be given to after-school proposals developed collaboratively by public and non-public schools and private community based programs; provided further, that the department of elementary and secondary education shall fund only those applications which contain accountability systems and measurable outcomes, under guidelines to be determined by the department in consultation with the department of early education and care; provided further, that applicants shall detail funds received from all public sources for existing after-school and out-of-school programs and the types of programs and type of students served by the funds; provided further, that funds from this item may be used for a variety of activities, including but not limited to: (a) academic tutoring and homework centers where content is linked to and based on the curriculum guidelines promulgated by said department; (b) programs which improve the health of students, including physical activities, athletics, nutrition and health education and exercise; (c) art, theater, and music programs developed in collaboration with the Massachusetts cultural council, local cultural councils or cultural organizations in the commonwealth funded by the Massachusetts cultural council; (d) enrichment activities not otherwise provided during the school day; (e) advanced study for the gifted and talented; and (f) community service programs; provided further, that funds shall be expended for services that actively include children with disabilities in after-school programs that also serve non-disabled children and services that include children where English is a second language, including but not limited to: increased per-child reimbursement rates, additional staff, technical assistance, training and transportation; provided further, that the department of elementary and secondary education shall consult with the executive office of health and human services and the department of early education and care to maximize the provision of wrap-around services and to coordinate programs and services for children and youth during after-school and out-of-school time programs; provided further, that the department shall select grant recipients not later than September 30, 2013 and shall report on the preliminary results of said grants not later than January 11, 2014 to the secretary of administration and finance, the house and senate chairs of the joint committee on education and the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means; provided further, that for the purpose of this item, appropriated funds may be expended through August 31, 2014 to allow for implementation of said programs during the summer months; and provided further, that funds shall be expended to convene regional networks to work with the department of elementary and secondary education and the department of early education and care to support the implementation of school-community partnerships................................................................................................. $1,610,000
 
7061-9612 For the safe and supportive schools grant program established by the department of elementary and secondary education to pilot and share an effective process for school and district teams to develop and implement safe and supportive school action plans; provided that said action plans shall be based on the framework and self-assessment tool created pursuant to section 19 of chapter 321 of the acts of 2008 and described in the final report of the behavioral health and public schools task force; and provided further that the districts shall also create district plans that support the recipient schools……………200,000
 
7061-9614 For the alternative education grant program established in section 1N of chapter 69 of the General Laws; provided, that the commissioner shall allocate funds for both subsections (a) and (b) of said section 1N of said chapter 69; provided further, that shall be used for the purpose of implementing a pilot program to develop inter-district regional alternative education programs to provide educational services required under Chapter 222 of the Acts of 2012 or services to students at risk of dropping out of school; and provided further, that no funds shall be expended for personnel costs…………200,000
 
7061-9619         For the purpose of funding the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology; provided, that the institute shall have access to the Massachusetts education computer system; and provided further, that the institute may join the state buying consortium..................................... $1
 
7061-9626         For grants and contracts with youth-build programs to provide comprehensive youth-build services....................................................................................................... $2,000,000
 
7061-9634         For a transfer of this item to the Mass Mentoring Partnership, which shall be responsible for administering a competitive statewide grant program for public and private agencies to start or expand youth mentoring programs according to current best practices and for purposes including advancing academic performance, self-esteem, social competence and workforce development; provided, that the department of elementary and secondary education shall transfer the amount appropriated in this item to the Mass Mentoring Partnership for these grants; provided further, that in order to be eligible to receive funds from this item, each public or private agency shall provide a matching amount equal to $1 for every $1 disbursed from this item; and provided further, that the Mass Mentoring Partnership shall submit a report detailing the impact of grants, expenditure of funds and the amount and source of matching funds raised to the department of elementary and secondary education...................... $350,000
 
Department of Higher Education.
 
7066-0000         For the operation of the department of higher education; provided, that the department shall recommend savings proposals that permit institutions of public higher education to achieve administrative and program cost reductions, resource re-allocation and program re-assessment and to utilize resources otherwise available to such institutions; provided further, that the State University Internship incentive program shall receive not less than the amount appropriated in fiscal year 2013 for said program in item 7066-0000 of section 2 of chapter 139 of the acts of 2012; provided further, that the commonwealth shall contribute funds to each institution in an amount necessary to match private contributions in the current fiscal year to the institutions internship incentive program; provider further, that the commonwealth's contribution shall be equal to $1 for every $1 privately contributed to each university's board of trustees or foundation; provided further, that the maximum total contributions from the commonwealth shall be no greater than the amount appropriated herein; provided further, that funds from this program shall not result in direct or indirect reduction in the Commonwealth's appropriations to the institutions for operations, scholarships, financial aid or any state appropriation and the department shall promulgate regulations and criteria for said program; provided further, that $10,000 shall be made available to supplement an existing scholarship program in the criminal justice program at the University of Massachusetts Lowell provided further that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for a pilot program to provide internship opportunities and workforce training for Massachusetts Veterans at Framingham State University and Massachusetts Bay Community College, for which an evaluation of results shall be provided to the Joint Committee on Veterans and Federal Affairs no later than 18 months following adoption; and provided further, that in order to meet the estimated costs of employee fringe benefits provided by the commonwealth on account of employees of the Massachusetts State College Building Authority and the University of Massachusetts Building Authority and in order to meet the estimated cost of heat, light, power and other services, if any, to be furnished by the commonwealth to projects of these authorities, the boards of trustees of the state colleges, state universities and the University of Massachusetts shall transfer to the General Fund from the funds received from the operations of the projects such costs, if any, as shall be incurred by the Commonwealth for these purposes in the current fiscal year, as determined by the appropriate building authority, verified by the commissioner of higher education and approved by the secretary of administration and finance............................................... $3,018,529
 
7066-0009         For the New England board of higher education............................................... $367,500
 
7066-0016         For a program of financial aid to support the matriculation of certain persons at public and private institutions of higher learning; provided, that only persons in the custody of the department of children and families under a care and protection petition upon reaching the age of 18 or persons in the custody of the department matriculating at such an institution at an earlier age shall qualify for such aid; provided further, that no such person shall be required to remain in the custody of the department beyond age 18 to qualify for such aid; provided further, that this aid shall not exceed $6,000 per recipient per year; and provided further, that this aid shall be granted after exhausting all other sources of financial support $1,075,299
 
7066-0019         For the department of higher education to support the dual enrollment program allowing qualified high school students to take college courses; provided, that public higher education institutions may offer courses in high schools in addition to courses offered at the institutions or online if the number of students is sufficient................................................ $750,000
 
7066-0021         For reimbursements to public institutions of higher education for foster and adopted child fee waivers under section 19 of chapter 15A of the General Laws; provided, that no funds shall be distributed from this item prior to certification by the state universities and community colleges and the University of Massachusetts of the actual amount of tuition and fees waived for foster and adopted children attending public institutions of higher education under said section 19 of said chapter 15A that would otherwise have been retained by the campuses, according to procedures and regulations promulgated by the board of higher education..... $3,674,842
 
7066-0024         For the school of excellence program at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute; provided, that every effort shall be made to recruit and serve equal numbers of male and female students; provided further, that sending districts of students attending the Institute shall not be required to expend any funds for the cost of these students while in attendance at the Institute; provided further, that the Massachusetts Academy of Math and Science shall provide professional development activities at the school located at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, including salary and benefits for teachers and visiting scholars; provided further, that the academy shall file a report with the joint committee on education and the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than January 28, 2014 detailing the professional development activities; and provided further, that the department of elementary and secondary education shall provide a subsidy to the Worcester Polytechnic Institute to operate a school of excellence in mathematics and science................................................................................................. $1,300,000
 
7066-0025         For the Performance Management Set Aside incentive program for the University of Massachusetts, the state universities and the community colleges; provided, that these funds shall be distributed by the commissioner of higher education to public institutions of higher education through a competitive grant process based on priorities determined by the department of higher education in pursuit of operational efficiency and goals articulated in the Commonwealth’s Vision Project; provided further, that priorities may include support of workforce programs that train students for high-quality employment and outreach programs that work to engage surrounding communities with high-quality educational programs; provided further, that in fiscal year 2014, not less than $5,000,000 shall be used to support initiatives in the community colleges to promote higher completion rates of degree and certificate programs, promote the adoption of a standard core of course offering and numbering that are honored for common credit toward degrees and certificates across the colleges and universities and promote consolidation and coordination of the administration function and procurements across the community colleges; and provided further, that the department of higher education shall file a report with the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than January 28, 2014 detailing campuses receiving funds through this item and the criteria used to award funds.......................................................................... $7,500,000
 
Community College Fund................................... 66.67%
General Fund.................................................... 33.33%
 
7066-0036         For a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) starter academy located at one or more of the Massachusetts community colleges to prepare students for college-level courses and put them on career pathways towards job readiness; provided, that the program may include the following elements: a focus on building interest in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics for prospective and enrolled students, traditional or project-based approaches for introductory coursework, credential building, or exposure to STEM careers, collaboration through partnerships with industry and employers on workforce development needs in high-demand fields,  and a comprehensive program of intrusive advising remediation and mentorship to increase matriculation and retention rates; provided further that the program shall include performance-based measurements and outcomes; and provided further, that the house and senate committees on ways and means the joint committee on higher education and the joint committee on education receive an evaluation of this program and its impact  no later than August 1, 2014................................................... $4,750,000
 
Community College Fund..................................... 100%
 
7066-0040  For adult college transition services focused on low-income and entry-level workers, provided that said funds shall be awarded competitively by the Board of Higher Education to adult basic education providers, including Local Education Agencies, Community-Based Organizations, community colleges and correction facilities with recognized success in bridging academic gaps of underserved populations and resulting in their college entrance, retention and success.  Provided further, that program awardees shall report on attendees' successful transition to college, and that the program shall deliver to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on education, not later than February 15, 2014, an evaluation of the program and its impact on student achievement, particularly as it relates to closing achievement gaps; and provided further, that funds may be expended through August 31, 2014 to allow for summer programming…250,000
 
 
7066-1221         For the administration of the community college workforce grant advisory committee; provided, that not less than 1,250,000 of funding shall be expended on the community college workforce training incentive grant program established in section 15F of chapter 15A of the General Laws................................................................................................................... $1,450,000
 
7070-0065         For a scholarship program to provide financial assistance to Massachusetts students enrolled in and pursuing a program of higher education in any approved public or independent college, university, school of nursing, or any other approved institution furnishing a program of higher education; provided, that funds from this item may be expended on the administration of the scholarship program; provided further, that the commissioner of higher education, in coordination with the Massachusetts state scholarship office, shall adopt guidelines governing the eligibility and the awarding of financial assistance; and provided further, that funds from this item shall be in addition to $1,000,000 made available by the Massachusetts Education Finance Authority in fiscal year 2014 for a program of needs-based financial assistance for Massachusetts residents enrolled in and pursuing a program of higher education at the University of Massachusetts, the state universities or the community colleges $90,607,756
 
7077-0023         For a contract with the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University; provided, that funds appropriated in this item shall be expended under a resident veterinary tuition remission plan as approved by the commissioner of higher education for supportive veterinary services provided to the commonwealth; provided further, that prior year costs may be paid from this item; provided further, that funds appropriated in this item shall support bioterrorism prevention research related to diseases that can be transmitted from animals to humans, in consultation with Massachusetts emergency authorities; and provided further, that the school may work in consultation with the Norfolk County Agricultural School on veterinary programs................................................................................................................... $3,500,000
 
7100-4000         For funding to community college campuses in the Commonwealth; provided, that funds shall be expended for the continued implementation of community college reform, for continued initiatives to strengthen the connections between the colleges, local businesses and regional workforce investment boards and to improve workforce training at the colleges; provided further, that funding shall be allocated among the campuses using the formula developed by the commissioner of higher education in consultation with the secretaries of education, labor and workforce development and housing and economic development; provided further, that the allocation of funds shall be approved by the board of higher education; provided further, that in developing the allocation among campuses, the commissioner shall ensure that no campus receives less in fiscal year 2014 than in fiscal year 2013; and provided further, not less than the following amounts shall be made available to the respective institutions named herein: (a) $1,091,424 to Berkshire Community College; (b) $2,940,286 to Bristol Community College; (c) $2,282,913 to Bunker Hill Community College; (d) $343,833 to Cape Cod Community College; (e) $1,150,565 to Greenfield Community College; (f) $1,086,747 to Holyoke Community College; (g) $1,937,548 to Massachusetts Bay Community College; (h) $608,165 to Massasoit Community College; (i) $1,862,410 to Middlesex Community College; (j) $1,076,995 to Mount Wachusett  Community College; (k) $617,047 to North Shore Community College; (l) $570,697 to Northern Essex Community College; (m) $3,353,379 to Quinsigamond Community College; (n) $340,527 to Roxbury Community College; and (o) $737,464 to Springfield Technical Community College ................................................................................... $20,000,000
 
Community College Fund..................................... 100%
 
7520-0424         For a health and welfare reserve for eligible personnel employed at the community colleges and state universities.......................................................................................... $5,481,664
 
University of Massachusetts.
 
7100-0200         For the operation of the University of Massachusetts; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the university may establish and organize auxiliary organizations subject to policies, rules and regulations adopted by the board, to provide essential functions which are integral to the educational mission of the university; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the university may enter into leases of real property without prior approval of the division of capital asset management and maintenance; provided further, that the University of Massachusetts shall expend funds for the operation of the Massachusetts office of public collaboration at the University of Massachusetts Boston, for capital lease payments from the University of Massachusetts to the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency and for annual operations of the advanced technology and manufacturing center in Fall River; provided further that no less than $150,000 be allocated for the Clemente Course in the Humanities, administered by the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities in partnership with the University of Massachusetts Boston and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and local social service agencies, which provides college-level humanities instruction and support service free of charge and for college credit to low income adults; provided, that the funds shall be contingent upon a match of not less than $1 in federal contributions or $1 in private or corporate contributions for every $1 in state grant funding; and provided further, that all contributions be invested in a permanent endowment for the benefit of the Clemente Course in the Humanities and other humanities programs designed for low income communities in Massachusetts; and provided further, that the University of Massachusetts shall expend funds for the University of Amherst Cranberry Station $478,841,873
 
7100-0700         For the operation of the community mediation center grant program administered by the office of dispute resolution at the University of Massachusetts at Boston under section 47 of chapter 75 of the General Laws.................................................................................... $450,000
 
State Universities.
 
7109-0100         For Bridgewater State University.................................................................. $36,778,869
 
7110-0100         For Fitchburg State University..................................................................... $24,979,398
 
7112-0100         For Framingham State University; provided, that the Christa McAuliffe Challenger Learning Center at Framingham State University shall receive not less than the amount appropriated in section 2 of chapter 139 of the acts of 2012............................................... $22,950,888
 
7113-0100         For the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts............................................. $13,491,012
 
7114-0100         For Salem State University.......................................................................... $36,962,558
 
7115-0100         For Westfield State University..................................................................... $22,071,194
 
7116-0100         For Worcester State University.................................................................... $21,704,695
 
7117-0100         For the Massachusetts College of Art.......................................................... $14,413,461
 
7118-0100         For the Massachusetts Maritime Academy................................................... $13,462,243
 
Community Colleges.
 
7502-0100         For Berkshire Community College................................................................. $7,988,207
 
7503-0100         For Bristol Community College.................................................................... $13,885,391
 
7504-0100         For Cape Cod Community College................................................................ $9,823,796
 
7505-0100         For Greenfield Community College................................................................ $7,805,889
 
7506-0100         For Holyoke Community College................................................................. $16,074,594
 
7507-0100         For Massachusetts Bay Community College................................................ $11,859,106
 
7508-0100         For Massasoit Community College.............................................................. $17,376,153
 
7509-0100         For Mount Wachusett Community College.................................................... $11,007,508
 
7510-0100         For Northern Essex Community College....................................................... $16,305,635
 
7511-0100         For North Shore Community College, including the post-secondary programs of the Essex Agricultural and Technical Institute operated by North Shore Community College $17,629,906
 
7512-0100         For Quinsigamond Community College........................................................ $12,980,557
 
7514-0100         For Springfield Technical Community College.............................................. $21,070,398
 
7515-0100         For Roxbury Community College................................................................... $9,729,356
 
7515-0121         For the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center at Roxbury Community College; provided, that the college may expend an amount not to exceed $529,843 received from fees, rentals and facility expenses associated with the running and operation of national track meets, high school track meets, high school dual meets, Roxbury Community College athletic events, other special athletic events, conferences, meetings and programs; and provided further, that only expenses for contracted services associated with these events and for the capital needs of the facility shall be funded from this item......................................................................... $529,843
 
7516-0100         For Middlesex Community College.............................................................. $17,121,183
 
7518-0100         For Bunker Hill Community College.............................................................. $17,496,632
 
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY.
 
Office of the Secretary.
 
8000-0038         For the operation of a witness protection program under chapter 263A of the General Laws........................................................................................................................ $94,245
 
8000-0202         For the purchase and distribution of sexual assault evidence collection kits......... $86,882
 
8000-0600         For the office of the secretary, including the administration of the committee on criminal justice and the highway safety bureau to provide matching funds for a federal planning and administration grant under 23 U.S.C. section 402 and the costs associated with the implementation of chapter 228 of the acts of 2000; provided, that local police departments, sheriff departments, the department of state police, the department of correction and other state agencies, authorities and educational institutions with law enforcement functions as determined by the secretary that receive funds for the cost of replacement of bulletproof vests through the office of the secretary may expend without further appropriation such funds to purchase additional vests in the fiscal year in which they receive the reimbursements; provided further; that not less than $100,000 shall be expended to the town of Braintree for public safety improvements; and provided further, that the amount allocated in fiscal year 2013 for the commission created under section 189 of chapter 68 of the acts of 2011 shall be expended in fiscal year 2014............................................................................................ $2,147,230
 
8000-1700         For the provision of information technology services within the executive office of public safety and security............................................................................................... $18,967,047
 
Chief Medical Examiner.
 
8000-0105         For the operation of the office of the chief medical examiner, established in chapter 38 of the General Laws; provided, that the agency shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than January 17, 2014 detailing the caseload of the office; and provided further, that the report shall include, but not be limited to, the number of toxicology tests, the reduction of turnaround time of toxicology tests and the reduction of the case backlog, the number of autopsies performed, the number of cases under the office’s jurisdiction, the number of external exams performed, the number of cases determined to be homicides and the number of cremations performed under the office’s jurisdiction in 2012 and 2013............................................................................................................ $7,493,682
 
8000-0122         For the office of the chief medical examiner, which may expend for its operations an amount not to exceed $2,500,000 in revenues collected from fees for services provided by the chief medical examiner; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purposes of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the agency 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...................................... $2,570,000
 
State Police Crime Laboratory.
 
8000-0106         For the operation and related costs of the state police crime laboratory, including the analysis of samples used in the prosecution of controlled substance offenses conducted at the former department of public health facilities; provided, that the analysis of narcotic drug synthetic substitutes, poisons, drugs, medicines and chemicals shall be funded in this item in order to support the law enforcement efforts of the district attorneys, the state police and municipal police departments; provided further, that the practices and procedures of the state police crime laboratory shall be informed by the recommendations of the Forensic Sciences Advisory Board; provided further, that the department of state police shall maintain a state police crime laboratory in either Hampshire or Hampden County; provided further, that any state police crime laboratories experiencing temporary closures shall qualify as an operating crime laboratory; and provided further, that the agency shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on public safety and homeland security not later than December 30, 2013, concerning, but not limited to, the number of cases introduced to the CODIS database, the number of confirmations attained from the CODIS database and the number of cases referred to a district attorney delineated by county............................. $19,749,797
 
8100-1005         For the analysis of narcotic drug synthetic substitutes, poisons, drugs, medicines and chemicals at the University of Massachusetts medical school in order to support the law enforcement efforts of the district attorneys, the state police and municipal police departments...................................................................................................................... $420,000
 
Department of Criminal Justice Information Services.
 
8000-0110         For the operation of the department of criminal justice information services, including criminal justice information services, criminal offender record information services, firearms support services and victim services; provided, that funds may be expended to enable local housing authorities to have access to criminal offender record information when qualifying applicants for state-assisted housing............................................................................ $2,200,000
 
8000-0111         For the operation of the public safety information system and the criminal records review board within the department of criminal justice information services, which may expend for the operation of the office an amount not to exceed $3,000,000 from fees for services provided by the office; provided, that funding from this item may be retained and expended from fees charged and collected under section 172A of chapter 6 of the General Laws; provided further, that funding from this item may be used to provide education and assistance regarding criminal records as specified in said section 172A of said chapter 6, and that the commissioner of the department of criminal justice information services may make funds from this item available for a competitive grant process to provide such training and education; provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenue 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; and provided further, that any unexpected funds in this item shall not revert but shall be made available for the purpose of this item until June 30, 2015............................................................................................... $3,000,000
 
Sex Offender Registry.
 
8000-0125         For the operation of the sex offender registry, including, but not limited to, the costs of maintaining a computerized registry system and the classification of persons subject to the registry; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the registration fee paid by convicted sex offenders under section 178Q of chapter 6 of the General Laws shall be retained and expended by the sex offender registry board $3,834,959
 
Department of State Police.
 
8100-0006         For private police details; provided, that the department may expend up to $27,500,000 in revenues collected from fees charged for private police details and for the costs of administering such details; 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 $27,500,000
 
8100-0012         For the department of state police, which may expend for the costs of security services provided by state police officers, including overtime and administrative costs, an amount not to exceed $1,050,000 from fees charged for these services; provided, 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................................................................................................................... $1,050,000
 
8100-0018         For the department of state police, which may expend an amount not to exceed $4,501,500 for certain police activities provided under agreements authorized in this item; provided, that for fiscal year 2014 the colonel of state police may enter into service agreements with the commanding officer or other person in charge of a military reservation of the United States located in the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency, established in chapter 23G of the General Laws and any other service agreements as necessary to enhance the protection of persons, assets and infrastructure from possible external threat or activity; provided further, that such agreements shall establish the responsibilities pertaining to the operation and maintenance of police services including, but not limited to: (a) provisions governing payment to the department for the cost of regular salaries, overtime, retirement and other employee benefits; and (b) provisions governing payment to the department for the cost of furnishings and equipment necessary to provide such police services; provided further, that the department may charge any recipients of police services for the cost of such services, as authorized by this item; provided further, that the department may retain the revenue so received and expend such revenue as necessary pursuant to this item to provide the agreed level of services; provided further, that the colonel may expend from this item costs associated with joint federal and state law enforcement activities from federal reimbursements received; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purposes of accommodating 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........................................................ $4,501,500
 
8100-0020         For the department of state police, which may expend an amount not to exceed $35,000 in fees charged for the use of the statewide telecommunications system for the maintenance of the system; provided, that for the purpose of accommodating 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...... $35,000
 
8100-0101         For the department of state police, which may expend for the Governor’s Auto Theft Strike Force an amount not to exceed $108,000 from fees for services performed through the auto etching program and from assessments upon the insurance industry................. $108,000
 
8100-0111         For a grant program to be known as the Senator Charles E. Shannon, Jr. Community Safety Initiative, to be administered by the executive office of public safety and security, to support regional, multidisciplinary approaches to combat gang violence through coordinated programs for prevention and intervention, coordinated law enforcement, including regional gang task forces and regional crime mapping strategies, focused prosecutions and reintegration strategies for ex-convicts; provided, that the secretary of public safety and security shall distribute grant funds through a competitive grant program that gives preference to applications that: (a) demonstrate high levels of youth violence, gang problems and substance abuse in a region; (b) demonstrate a commitment to regional, multijurisdictional strategies to deal with such community safety issues, including written commitments for municipalities, law enforcement agencies, community-based organizations and government agencies to work together;  (c) clearly outline a comprehensive plan for municipalities to work with law enforcement, community-based organizations and government agencies to address gang activity; (d) make a written commitment to match grant funds with a 25 per cent match provided by either municipal or private contributions; and (e) identify a local governmental unit to serve as fiscal agent; provided further, that clusters of municipalities, in partnership with nonprofit organizations and other agencies, including district attorney’s offices, may apply for such funds; provided further, that such funds shall be considered one-time grants awarded to public agencies and shall not annualize into fiscal year 2015 or subsequent years; provided further, that administrative costs for successful grant applications shall not exceed 3 per cent of the value of the grant; provided further, that no grants shall be awarded to the department of state police; provided further, that no grant funds shall be expended on food or beverages; provided further, that the executive office of public safety and security shall publish guidelines and an application for the competitive portion of the grant program not later than August 16, 2013; provided further, that awards shall be made to applicants not later than December 15, 2013; provided further, that the executive office of public safety and security must submit a report that details the distribution of grant funds to the executive office for administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means within 60 days of the distribution of said funds; provided further, that funds allocated to this item shall not be used for police or law-enforcement overtime pay; and provided further, that the executive office of public safety and security may expend not more than $100,000 of the sum appropriated in this item for its costs in administering the program................................................................ $4,500,000
 
8100-0515         For the expense of hiring, equipping and training 150 state police recruits to maintain the strength of the department of state police; provided, that the class shall not begin until November 1, 2013; and provided further, that any unexpended funds in this item at the end of fiscal year 2013 shall not revert and shall be made available for the purposes of this item until June 30, 2014............................................................................................... $3,931,398
 
8100-1001         For the administration and operation of the department of state police; provided, that the department shall expend funds from this item to maximize federal grants for the operation of a counter-terrorism unit and the payment of overtime for state police officers; provided further, that the department shall maintain the division of field services which shall include, but not be limited to, the bureau of metropolitan district operations; provided further, that not fewer than 40 officers may be provided to the department of conservation and recreation to patrol the watershed property of the department of conservation and recreation; provided further, that the department shall enter into an interagency agreement with the department of conservation and recreation to provide police coverage on department properties and parkways; provided further, that funds shall be expended from this item for the administration and operation of an automated fingerprint identification system and the motor carrier safety assistance program; provided further, that not fewer than 5 officers shall be provided to the disabled persons protection commission to investigate cases of criminal abuse; provided further, that not less than $1,000,000 shall be expended for the payroll costs of the state police directed patrols; provided further, that, subject to appropriation, communities receiving funds for directed patrols in fiscal year 2008 shall receive an equal disbursement of funds in proportion to the current appropriation in fiscal year 2014; provided further, that no less than $200,000 shall be expended for Operation Cutone; provided further, that the creation of a new or an expansion of the existing statewide communications network shall include the office of law enforcement in the executive office of energy and environmental affairs at no cost to, or compensation from, that office; provided further, that there shall be a study submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than January 31, 2014, on traffic details worked by the department of state police, including troops A, B, C, D, E, F and H, over the last year, which shall detail, on a monthly basis: the total number of hours worked on traffic details by state police officers, the total amount paid to state police officers for traffic details, the standard hourly rates for traffic details done by state police officers and the city or town in which traffic details are performed by state police officers; and provided further, that the department may expend funds from this item for the administration of budgetary, procurement, fiscal, human resources, payroll and other administrative services of the office of the chief medical examiner, the municipal police training committee and the criminal history systems board....................................................................................................... $247,664,660
 
Municipal Police Training Committee.
 
8200-0200         For the operation of veteran, reserve and in-service training programs conducted by the municipal police training committee; provided, that under no circumstances shall any expenditures authorized by this item be charged to item 8200-0222; provided further, that towns in Worcester County hosting municipal police training academies shall not receive less than the amount appropriated in section 2 of chapter 68 of the acts of 2011; and provided further, that no expenditures shall be made, on or after the effective date of this act, which would cause the Commonwealth’s obligation for the purpose of this item to exceed the amount appropriated in this item....................................................................................................... $3,031,927
 
 
8200-0222 For the municipal police training committee, which may collect and expend an amount not to exceed $1,200,000 to provide training to new recruits; provided, that the committee shall charge $3,000 per recruit for the training; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the committee shall charge a fee of $3,000 per person for training programs operated by the committee for all persons who begin training on or after July 1, 2013; provided further, that the fee shall be retained and expended by the committee; provided further, that the trainee or, if the trainee is a recruit, the municipality in which the recruit shall serve, shall provide the fee in full to the committee not later than the first day of orientation for the program in which such trainee or recruit has enrolled; provided further, that no recruit or person shall begin training unless the municipality or the person has provided the fee in full to the committee; provided further, that for recruits of municipalities, upon the completion of the program, the municipality shall deduct the fee from the recruit’s wages in 23 equal monthly installments, unless otherwise negotiated between the recruit and the municipality in which the recruit shall serve; provided further, that if a recruit withdraws from the training program before graduation, the committee shall refund the municipality in which the recruit was to have served a portion of the fee according to the following schedule: if a recruit withdraws from the program before the start of week 2, 75 per cent of the payment shall be refunded; if a recruit withdraws from the program after the start of week 2 but before the start of week 3, 50 per cent of the fee shall be refunded; if a recruit withdraws from the program after the start of week 3 but before the start of week 4, 25 per cent of the fee shall be refunded; if a recruit withdraws after the start of week 4, the fee shall not be refunded; provided further, that a recruit who withdraws from the program shall pay the municipality in which the recruit was to have served the difference between the fee and the amount forfeited by the municipality according to the schedule; provided further, that the schedule shall also apply to trainees other than recruits who enroll in the program; provided further, that no expenditures shall be charged to this item that are not directly related to new recruit training; provided further, that no expenditures shall be charged to this item that are related to chief, veteran, in-service or reserve training, or any training not directly related to new recruits; provided further, that the committee shall submit a report on the status of recruit training, including the number of classes, start and end dates of each class, total number of recruits enrolled and graduating in each class, cost per recruit and cost per class for fiscal years 2013 and 2014; provided further, that the report shall be submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than January 3, 2014; and provided further, that for the purposes of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the committee may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payments not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system……..$1,200,000
 
Department of Public Safety.
 
8311-1000         For the administration of the department of public safety, including the division of inspections, the board of building regulations and standards and the architectural access board; provided, that the department may charge fees for permitting the operation of amusement devices and to support the department’s participation in the National Council for Amusement and Recreational Equipment Safety; provided further, that the department may charge fees for amusement operator certification; provided further, that the department shall employ not less than 42 full-time equivalent elevator inspectors, including an additional engineer inspector; provided further, that the division shall adopt rules or regulations for the granting of hardship fee exemptions to certain owners or persons in control of a building or domicile in which an elevator is operated; provided further, that the division shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the elevator inspection backlog not later than October 3, 2013; provided further, that the division shall develop and maintain an electronic database that shall include, but not be limited to, the location and a categorical classification of buildings in which inspections are conducted; provided further, that the board of building regulations and standards shall expend funds from this item for the purpose of providing for the limited use of first-class mail to send construction supervisor license notifications to those who are unable to access notifications via e-mail; and provided further, that the division shall inspect all elevators in the state house and the McCormack office building..................................................................... $4,560,086
 
8315-1020         For the department of public safety which may expend not more than $5,996,573 in revenues collected from fees for annual elevator and amusement park ride inspections; provided, that funds shall be expended for the operation of the department and to address the existing elevator inspection backlog; provided further, that the committee shall maintain at a minimum the existing level of elevator inspectors to further manage the existing elevator inspection backlog; provided further, that funds shall be expended for escalator inspections; provided further, that the department shall make efforts to employ inspectors to perform overnight and weekend inspections during their regular work shift; provided further, that the department shall provide a full waiver of the inspection fee for an individual who requires a wheelchair lift as a medical necessity and whose annual income does not exceed the maximum allowable federal Supplemental Security Income benefit, or $7,236 a year, whichever is greater; 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........................................................ $5,996,573
 
8315-1022         For the department of public safety, which may expend an amount not to exceed $1,200,000 in revenues collected from fees for annual issuance of boiler and pressure vessel certificates and inspections; provided, that funds shall be expended for the operation of the department and to address 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........................................................ $1,200,000
 
8315-1025         For the department of public safety, which may collect and expend an amount not to exceed $95,180 to provide state building code training and courses for instruction; provided, that the agency may charge fees for the classes and educational materials associated with administering training; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating 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.................... $95,180
 
Department of Fire Services.
 
 
8324-0000 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 established 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 the fire training program shall use the split days option; provided further, that $1,200,000 shall be allocated by the department for the Student Awareness Fire Education program; provided further, that the amount allocated for the regional dispatch center listed in item 8324-0000 of section 2 of chapter 182 of the acts of 2008 shall be allocated in fiscal year 2014; provided further, that the amount allocated for critical incident stress intervention programs listed in item 8324-0000 of section 2 of chapter 182 of the acts of 2008 shall be allocated to each program in fiscal year 2014; provided further, that the amount allocated for critical incident stress management residential services in item 8000-0000 of said section 2 of said chapter 182 shall be allocated to the program in fiscal year 2014; provided further, that the amount allocated for hazardous material response teams specifically listed in item 8324-0000 of said section 2 of said chapter 182 shall be allocated to each program in fiscal year 2014 and shall not be reduced by more than 57 percent; provided further, that $50,000 shall be provided for the city of Quincy fire department hazardous material response team; provided further, that 100 percent of the amount appropriated in this item for the administration of the department of fire services, the state fire marshal's office, critical incident stress programs, the Massachusetts fire department training academies, the regional dispatch center 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 receipt of notice of such assessment from the commissioner of insurance; and provided further, that 100 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item for hazardous materials emergency response 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; provided further, that not less than $35,000 shall be expended for the firefighting equipment grant program for the Hadley Fire Department; provided further, that not less than $45,000 shall be expended for a regional fire grant for the Millis Fire Department; and provided further, that not more than 10 percent of the amount designated for the arson prevention program shall be expended for the administrative cost of the program.…$17,431,367
 
Military Division.
 
8700-0001         For the operation of the military division, including the offices of the adjutant general and state quartermaster, the operation of the armories, the Camp Curtis Guild rifle range and certain national guard aviation facilities; provided, that notwithstanding chapter 30 of the General Laws, certain military personnel in the military division may be paid salaries according to military pay grades; provided further, that the division may expend funds appropriated in this item for the administration of budgetary, procurement, fiscal, human resources, payroll and other administrative services; and provided further, that the adjutant general shall maintain a roster of Massachusetts veterans as directed by section 15 of chapter 33 of the General Laws $8,698,265
 
8700-1140         For the military division, which may expend for the costs of national guard missions and division operations an amount not to exceed $1,400,000 from fees charged for the non-military rental or use of armories and from reimbursements generated by national guard missions................................................................................................................... $1,400,000
 
8700-1150         For reimbursement of the costs of the Massachusetts National Guard tuition and fee waivers under section 19 of chapter 15A of the General Laws; provided, that no funds shall be distributed from this item prior to certification by the state universities and community colleges and the University of Massachusetts of the actual amount of tuition and fees waived for National Guard members attending public institutions of higher education under said section 19 of said chapter 15A that would otherwise have been retained by the campuses, according to procedures and regulations promulgated by the military division of the Massachusetts National Guard; provided further, that funds from this item may be expended through August 31, 2014 for the reimbursement of the tuition and fees waived for classes taken during the summer months; and provided further, that reimbursements of the costs of Massachusetts veterans’ tuition and fee waivers under section 19 of chapter 15A shall include the costs of online courses offered at the state public institutions of higher education; provided further, that the military division of the Massachusetts National Guard and the board of higher education shall issue a joint report not later than February 15, 2014, on the implementation of this waiver; provided further, that the report shall be submitted to the secretary of administration and finance, the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means, the house and senate chairs of the joint committee on veterans and federal affairs and the house and senate chairs of the joint committee on higher education; and provided further, that the military division may expend funds from this item for administrative services.......................... $3,750,000
 
8700-1160         For life insurance premiums under section 88B of chapter 33 of the General Laws $1,361,662
 
Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency.
 
8800-0001         For the operations of the Massachusetts emergency management agency; provided, that expenditures from this item shall be contingent upon the prior approval of the proper federal authorities.................................................................................................... $1,607,752
 
8800-0100         For the nuclear safety preparedness program of the Massachusetts emergency management agency; provided, that the costs of the program, including fringe benefits and indirect costs, shall be assessed upon Nuclear Regulatory Commission licensees operating nuclear power generating facilities in the Commonwealth; provided further, that the department of public utilities shall develop an equitable method of apportioning such assessments among such licensees; and provided further, that such assessments shall be paid during the current fiscal year as provided by the department................................................................. $442,104
 
8800-0200         For the Radiological Emergency Response Program; provided, that the cost of the program, including associated fringe benefits and indirect costs, shall be assessed on electric companies in the Commonwealth which own, in whole or in part, or purchase power from, nuclear power plants located outside the Commonwealth whose nuclear power plant areas, as defined in section 2B of chapter 639 of the acts of 1950, include communities located within the Commonwealth and shall be credited to the General Fund; provided further, that the department of public utilities shall develop an equitable method of apportioning such assessments among the licensees; provided further, that such assessments shall be paid during the current fiscal year as provided by the department; and provided further, that for the purposes of this item, electric companies shall mean all persons, firms, associations and private corporations which own or operate a distributing plant for the manufacture and sale or distribution and sale of electricity within the Commonwealth, but shall not include municipalities or municipal light plants................................................................................... $298,356
 
Department of Correction.
 
 
8900-0001 For the operation of the commonwealth's department of correction; provided, that all correctional facilities that were active in fiscal year 2013 shall remain open in fiscal year 2014; provided further, that the commissioner of correction and the secretary of public safety and security shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on public safety and homeland security on or before January 1, 2014, the point score compiled by the department of correction's objective classification system for all prisoners confined in each prison operated by the department; provided further, that for the purpose of maximizing bed capacity and re-entry capability throughout the commonwealth, the department shall submit quarterly reports, utilizing standardized reporting definitions developed mutually with the Massachusetts Sheriffs Association, on caseload, admissions, classification, releases and recidivism of all pretrial, sentenced and federal inmates; provided further, that the department shall submit these reports on a quarterly basis starting July 1, 2013, due not later than 30 days after the last day of each quarter; provided further, that the department shall also report, in a format developed jointly by the Massachusetts Sheriffs Association and the department, on the fiscal year 2012 and fiscal year 2013 total costs per inmate by facility and security level on or before October 1, 2013; provided further, that the department shall submit all reports to the executive office for administration and finance, the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on public safety and homeland security; provided further, that the amount allocated for programs for incarcerated mothers in item 8900-0001 of section 2 of chapter 131 of the acts of 2010 shall be allocated to the program in fiscal year 2014;  provided further, that $200,000 shall be expended for a pilot program to provide opiate and substance abuse services in cooperation with the Greater Lowell Health Alliance; provided further, that the department of correction may expend $412,000 for the operation of the Western Massachusetts Regional Women's Correctional Center; provided further, that the department shall expend not less than $2,000,000 for cities and towns hosting department of correction facilities; provided further, that of such $2,000,000, no city or town hosting a department of correction facility shall receive more than $800,000; provided further, that of such $2,000,000, no city or town hosting a department of correction facility shall receive less than the amount allocated in item 8900-0001 of section 2 of chapter 68 of the acts of 2011; provided further, that the department of correction shall submit to the house and senate committees on ways and means on or before December 6, 2013, a report on the undue costs to cities and towns hosting department of correction facilities; provided further, that the amount allocated for the Dismas House in Worcester in item 8900-0001 of section 2 of chapter 182 of the acts of 2008 shall be expended for the program in fiscal year 2014; provided further, no less than $68,000 shall be expended for Dispute Resolutions Services, Inc. of Springfield; and provided further, that the department of correction may expend $412,000 to transfer male inmates with less than 2 years left on their sentence to the Hampden sheriff's department…..$547,837,917
 
8900-0002         For the operation of the Massachusetts Alcohol and Substance Abuse Center $5,000,000
 
8900-0010         For prison industries and farm services; provided, that the commissioner of correction or a designee shall determine the cost of manufacturing motor vehicle registration plates and certify to the comptroller the amounts to be transferred from the Commonwealth Transportation Fund to the department of correction revenue source............................................. $3,011,122
 
8900-0011         For the prison industries and farm services program, which may expend for the operation of the program an amount not to exceed $3,600,000 from revenues collected from the sale of products, for materials, supplies, equipment, maintenance of facilities and compensation of employees; provided, 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................................................................................................................... $3,600,000
 
8900-0045         For the department of correction, which may expend for the operation of the department, including personnel-related expenses, an amount not to exceed $1,000,000 from revenues received from federal inmate reimbursements; provided, that $900,000 from these reimbursements shall not be available for expenditure and shall be deposited in the General Fund before the retention by the department of any of these reimbursements; 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........................................................ $1,000,000
 
8900-0050         For the department of correction; provided, that the department may expend not more than $2,128,815 in revenues collected from the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program; provided further, that the department may expend not more than $2,871,185 in revenues collected from existing assessments; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenue 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....................................................................................... $5,000,000
 
8900-1100         For re-entry programs at the department of correction intended to reduce recidivism rates; provided, that said programs shall be in addition to those provided in fiscal year 2006; provided further, that the department shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than January 20, 2014 on re-entry programming at the department of correction; and provided further, that the report shall include information on the type of programs provided and the recidivism rate of the offenders who successfully complete the programs........................................................................................................ $250,000
 
Parole Board.
 
8950-0001         For the operation of the parole board.......................................................... $17,992,242
 
8950-0002         For the victim and witness assistance program of the parole board under chapter 258B of the General Laws.................................................................................................. $210,744
 
8950-0008         For the operation of the parole board’s sex offender management program and the supervision of high-risk offenders; provided, that the parole board may expend an amount not to exceed $600,000 from revenues collected from fees charged for parolee supervision; provided further, that the parole board shall file a report with the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than February 1, 2014, which shall include, but not be limited to, the number of parolees participating in the program and the re-incarceration rate of participating parolees; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenue 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. $600,000
 
Sheriffs.
 
Hampden Sheriff’s Office.
 
8910-0102         For the operation of the Hampden sheriff’s office........................................ $66,877,846
 
8910-1000         For the Hampden sheriff’s office, which may expend for prison industries programs an amount not to exceed $2,607,188 from revenues collected from the sale of products, for materials, supplies, equipment, maintenance of facilities, reimbursement for community service projects and compensation of employees of the program; provided, 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 office 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 $2,607,188
 
8910-1010         For the operations of a regional behavioral evaluation and stabilization unit to provide forensic mental health services within existing physical facilities for incarcerated persons in the care of correctional facilities in the Commonwealth; provided, that the unit shall be located in Hampden county to serve the needs of incarcerated persons in the care of Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire and Worcester counties; provided further, that the services of the units shall be made available to incarcerated persons in the care of the department of correction; provided further, that the Hampden sheriff’s office shall work in cooperation with the Middlesex sheriff’s office to determine a standardized set of definitions and measurements for patients at both regional behavioral evaluation and stabilization units; provided further, that the sheriff, in conjunction with the department of correction and the Massachusetts sheriffs’ association, shall prepare a report that shall include, but not be limited to: (a) the number of incarcerated persons in facilities located in counties that were provided services in each unit; (b) the number of incarcerated persons in department of correction facilities that were provided services in each unit; (c) the alleviation in caseload at Bridgewater state hospital associated with fewer incarcerated persons in the care of counties being attended to at the hospital; and (d) the estimated and projected cost-savings in fiscal year 2014 to the sheriff’ offices and the department of correction associated with the regional units; provided further, that the report shall be submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than February 15, 2014; and provided further, that the department of mental health shall maintain monitoring and quality review functions of the unit............................................ $905,274
 
8910-2222         For the Hampden sheriff’s office, which may expend for the operation of the office an amount not to exceed $650,000 from federal inmate reimbursements; provided, 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 office 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.......................................................................................... $650,000
 
Worcester Sheriff’s Office.
 
8910-0105         For the operation of the Worcester sheriff’s office....................................... $43,577,900
 
Middlesex Sheriff’s Office.
 
8910-0107         For the operation of the Middlesex sheriff’s office....................................... $62,297,759
 
8910-0160         For a retained revenue account for the Middlesex sheriff’s office for reimbursements from the federal government for costs associated with the incarceration of federal inmates at the Billerica house of correction; provided, that the office may expend for the operation of the office an amount not to exceed $850,000 from revenues collected from the incarceration of federal inmates; 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 office 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 therefore as reported in the state accounting system.... $850,000
 
8910-1100         For the Middlesex sheriff’s office, which may expend for the operation of a prison industries program an amount not to exceed $75,000 from revenues collected from the sale of products, for materials, supplies, equipment, recyclable reimbursements, printing services, maintenance of facilities and compensation of employees of the program; provided, 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 office 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............................................................................................ $75,000
 
8910-1101         For the operations of a regional behavioral evaluation and stabilization unit to provide forensic mental health services within existing physical facilities for incarcerated persons in the care of correctional facilities in the Commonwealth; provided, that the unit shall be located in Middlesex county to serve the needs of incarcerated persons in the care of Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes, Essex, Nantucket, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth and Suffolk counties; provided further, that the services of the unit shall be made available to incarcerated persons in the care of the department of correction; provided further, that the Middlesex sheriff’s office shall work in cooperation with the Hampden sheriff’s office to determine a standardized set of definitions and measurements for patients at both regional behavioral evaluation and stabilization units; provided further, that the sheriff, in conjunction with the department of correction and the Massachusetts sheriffs’ association, shall prepare a report that shall include, but not be limited to: (a) the number of incarcerated persons in facilities located in counties that were provided services in each unit; (b) the number of incarcerated persons in department of correction facilities that were provided services in each unit; (c) the alleviation in caseload at Bridgewater state hospital associated with fewer incarcerated persons in the care of counties being attended to at the hospital; (d) the estimated and projected cost-savings in fiscal year 2014 to the sheriffs’ offices and the department of correction associated with the regional units; and (e) the deficiencies in addressing the needs of incarcerated women to include pretrial place and facilities; provided further, that the report shall be submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than February 15, 2014; and provided further, that the department of mental health shall maintain monitoring and quality review functions of the unit...................................................................................................................... $905,441
 
Hampshire Sheriff’s Office.
 
8910-0110         For the operation of the Hampshire sheriff’s office....................................... $13,349,953
 
8910-1112         For the Hampshire sheriff’s office, which may expend for the operation of the Hampshire county regional lockup at the Hampshire county jail an amount not to exceed $158,248 in revenue; provided, that the sheriff shall enter into agreements to provide detention services to various law enforcement agencies and municipalities and shall determine and collect fees for those detentions from the law enforcement agencies and municipalities............. $158,248
 
8910-1127         For the Hampshire sheriff's office, which may expend for the operation of the office an amount not to exceed $250,000 from revenues received from federal inmate reimbursements; provided, 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........................................................... $250,000
 
Berkshire Sheriff’s Office.
 
8910-0145         For the operation of the Berkshire sheriff’s office......................................... $16,696,007
 
8910-0445         For the Berkshire sheriff’s office, which may expend an amount not to exceed $250,000 from revenues generated from the operation of the Berkshire county communication center’s 911 dispatch operations and other law enforcement related activities, including the Berkshire county sheriff prison industries program; provided, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the sheriff’s office 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.......................................................................................... $250,000
 
8910-0446         For the Berkshire sheriff’s office, which may expend an amount not to exceed $500,000 from revenues collected from Berkshire county public schools; provided, that funds shall be expended for the operation of the Juvenile Resource Center; 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 sheriff’s office 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.................................................................................. $500,000
 
Franklin Sheriff’s Office.
 
8910-0108         For the operation of the Franklin sheriff’s office........................................... $10,763,872
 
8910-0188         For the Franklin sheriff’s office, which may expend for the operation of the office an amount not to exceed $2,100,000 from revenues received from any state or federal inmate reimbursements; provided, 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 office 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...................................... $2,100,000
 
8910-0288         For the Franklin sheriff's office, which may expend for the operation of the office an amount not to exceed $350,000 from revenues received from federal reimbursements for transportation of federal detainees; provided, 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................... $350,000
 
Essex Sheriff’s Office.
 
8910-0619         For the operation of the Essex sheriff’s office............................................. $50,900,699
 
8910-6619         For the Essex sheriff’s office, which may expend for the operation of the office an amount not to exceed $2,000,000 from revenues received from federal inmate reimbursements; provided, that said sheriff may expend from this item costs associated with joint federal and state law enforcement activities from federal reimbursements received; 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 office 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....................................................................................... $2,000,000
 
Massachusetts Sheriffs’ Association.
 
8910-7110         For the operation of the Massachusetts sheriffs’ association; provided, that the sheriffs shall appoint persons to serve as executive director, assistant executive director, research director and other staff positions as necessary for the purpose of coordination and standardization of services and programs, the collection and analysis of data related to incarceration and recidivism and generation of reports, technical assistance and training to ensure standardization in organization, operations and procedures; provided further, that this staff shall not be subject to section 45 of chapter 30 of the General Laws or chapter 31 of the General Laws and shall serve at the will and pleasure of a majority of sheriffs; provided further, that the executive director of the association shall submit a report that shows the amounts of all grants awarded to each sheriff in fiscal year 2013; provided further, that the report shall be submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than February 1, 2014; provided further, that the association shall post on its website the monthly inmate population by county by the first of each month starting August 1, 2014; provided further, that each sheriffs' department, in conjunction with the Massachusetts sheriffs’ association, shall provide specific data to the executive office of public safety and security to allow for the reporting of recidivism rates for all pretrial, county sentenced and state sentenced inmates, on a quarterly basis beginning in the quarter ending September 30, 2013, due no later than 30 days after the last day of each quarter; provided further, that each sheriffs' department shall also report, in a format designated by the Massachusetts sheriffs’ association in consultation with the executive office for administration and finance, fiscal year 2013 total costs per inmate by facility and security level no later than October 1, 2013; provided further, that each sheriff's department shall submit this report directly to the executive office for administration and finance, the house and senate committees on ways and means, the joint committee on public safety, the executive office of public safety and security, the Massachusetts sheriffs' association and the department of correction; and provided further, that all expenditures made by the sheriff departments of the counties of Massachusetts shall be subject to chapter 29 of the General Laws and recorded on the Massachusetts management accounting and reporting system.................... $344,790
 
Barnstable Sheriff’s Office.
 
8910-8200         For the operation of the Barnstable sheriff’s office....................................... $24,711,422
 
8910-8210         For the Barnstable sheriff’s office, which may expend for the operation of the office an amount not to exceed $250,000 from revenues received from federal inmate reimbursements; provided, 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 office 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........................................................... $250,000
 
Bristol Sheriff’s Office.
 
8910-8300         For the operation of the Bristol sheriff’s office............................................. $38,589,049
 
8910-8310         For the Bristol sheriff’s office, which may expend for the operation of the office an amount not to exceed $7,200,000 from revenues received from federal inmate reimbursements; provided, 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 office 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........................................................ $7,200,000
 
Dukes Sheriff’s Office.
 
8910-8400         For the operation of the Dukes sheriff’s office............................................... $2,668,615
 
Nantucket Sheriff’s Office.
 
8910-8500         For the operation of the Nantucket sheriff’s office............................................ $747,844
 
Norfolk Sheriff’s Office.
 
8910-8600         For the operation of the Norfolk sheriff’s office........................................... $28,755,171
 
8910-8610         For the Norfolk sheriff’s office, which may expend for the operation of the office an amount not to exceed $1,200,000 from revenues received from federal inmate reimbursements; provided, 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 office 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........................................................ $1,200,000
 
Plymouth Sheriff’s Office.
 
8910-8700         For the operation of the Plymouth sheriff’s office........................................ $37,235,181
 
8910-8710         For the Plymouth sheriff’s office, which may expend for the operation of the office an amount not to exceed $13,000,000 from revenues received from federal inmate reimbursements; provided, 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 office 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....................................................... $13,000,000
 
Suffolk Sheriff’s Office.
 
8910-8800         For the operation of the Suffolk sheriff’s office........................................... $95,305,453
 
8910-8810         For the Suffolk sheriff’s office, which may expend for the operation of the office an amount not to exceed $7,000,000 from revenues received from federal inmate reimbursements; provided, 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 office 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........................................................ $7,000,000
 
Department of Elder Affairs.
 
9110-0100         For the operation of the executive office of elder affairs and regulation of assisted living facilities; provided, that the executive office of elder affairs shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means the number of assisted living units certified and the total revenues generated from application and certification fees for such units $2,001,256
 
9110-1455         For the costs of the drug insurance program authorized in section 39 of chapter 19A of the General Laws; provided, that amounts received by the executive office of elder affairs’ vendor as premium revenue for this program may be retained and expended by the vendor for the purposes of the program; provided further, that funds shall be expended for the operation of the pharmacy outreach program established in section 4C of said chapter 19A; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, unless otherwise prohibited by state or federal law, prescription drug coverage or benefits payable by the executive office of elder affairs and the entities with which it has contracted for administration of the subsidized catastrophic drug insurance program pursuant to said section 39 of said chapter 19A, shall be the payer of last resort for this program for eligible persons with regard to any other third-party prescription coverage or benefits available to such eligible persons; provided further, that the executive office shall notify the house and senate committees on ways and means not less than 90 days in advance of any action to limit or cap the number of enrollees in the program; provided further, that this program shall be subject to appropriation; provided further, that notification shall be given to the house and senate committees on ways and means at least 30 days prior to any coverage or benefits expansions; provided further, that the executive office shall seek to obtain maximum federal funding for discounts on prescription drugs available to the executive office and to prescription advantage enrollees; provided further, that the executive office shall take steps for the coordination of benefits with the Medicare prescription drug benefit created pursuant to the federal Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003, Public Law 108-173, to ensure that residents of the commonwealth take advantage of this benefit; provided further, that a person shall also be eligible to enroll in the program at any time within a year after reaching age 65; and provided further, that the executive office shall allow those who meet the program eligibility criteria to enroll in the program at any time during the year........................................... $15,789,821
 
9110-1500         For the provision of enhanced home care services, including case management to elders who meet the eligibility requirements of the home care program and need services above the level customarily provided under the program to remain safely at home, including elders previously enrolled in the managed care in housing, enhanced community options and chronic care enhanced services programs; provided, that the secretary shall seek to obtain federal financial participation for all services provided to seniors who qualify for Medicaid benefits under the section 1915 C waiver; provided further, that the executive office shall collect income data on persons receiving services provided in this item; provided further, that the executive office shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing the population served by this item delineated by both 2013 federal poverty income levels and  2013 social security income standards; provided further, that the report shall be submitted not later than February 7, 2014; and provided further, that the executive office shall submit a report not later than October 7, 2013, to the house and senate committees on ways and means which shall include the number of individuals on a waiting list for these services on October 1, 2013, compared to the number of individuals on a waiting list on July 1, 2013........ $48,766,383
 
9110-1604         For the operation of the supportive senior housing program at state or federally-assisted housing sites; provided, that funds shall be expended to fund existing sites... $4,014,802
 
9110-1630         For the operation of the elder home care program, including contracts with aging service access points or other qualified entities for the home care program, home care, health aides, home health and respite services, geriatric mental health services and other services provided to the elderly; provided, that sliding-scale fees shall be charged to qualified elders; provided further, that the secretary of elder affairs may waive collection of sliding-scale fees in cases of extreme financial hardship; provided further, that not more than $11,500,000 in revenues accrued from sliding-scale fees shall be retained by the individual home care corporations without re-allocation by the executive office of elder affairs and shall be expended for the purposes of the home care program, consistent with guidelines to be issued by the executive office; provided further, that the executive office shall report quarterly to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the receipt and expenditure of revenues accrued from the sliding-scale fees; provided further, that the executive office shall report quarterly to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the executive office for administration and finance on the amount expended from this item for purchase of service expenditures by category of service as set forth in 651 C.M.R 3.01 and 651 C.M.R. 3.06; provided further, that no rate increase shall be awarded in fiscal year 2014 which would cause a reduction in client services or the number of clients served; provided further, that no funds shall be expended from this item to pay for salary increases for direct service workers who provide state-funded homemaker and home health aide services which would cause a reduction in client services; provided further, that funding shall be expended for provider training and outreach to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender elders and caregivers; and provided further, that the secretary of elder affairs may transfer an amount not to exceed 3 per cent of the funds appropriated in this item to item 9110-1633 for case management services and the administration of the home care program..................................................................................................... $97,780,898
 
9110-1633         For the operation of the elder home care case management program, including contracts with aging service access points or other qualified entities for home care case management services and the administration of the home care corporations funded through items 9110-1630 and 9110-1500; provided, that such contracts shall include the costs of administrative personnel, home care case managers, travel, rent and other costs deemed appropriate by the executive office of elder affairs; provided further, that no funds appropriated in this item shall be expended for the enhancement of management information systems; and provided further, that the secretary of elder affairs may transfer an amount not to exceed 3 per cent of the funds appropriated herein to item 9110-1630......................................................... $35,145,060
 
9110-1636         For the elder protective services program including, but not limited to, protective services case management, guardianship services, the statewide elder abuse hotline, money management services and the elder-at-risk program......................................................... $21,942,106
 
9110-1660         For congregate and shared housing services and naturally occurring retirement communities for the elderly; provided, that providers of naturally occurring retirement communities shall receive $50,000 more than the amount appropriated in item 9110-1660 of Section 2 of Chapter 139 of the Acts of 2012........................................................................................... $1,874,616
 
9110-1700         For residential assessment and placement programs for homeless elders.......... $186,000
 
9110-1900         For the elder nutrition program; provided, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the senior farm share program............................................................................ $6,375,328
 
9110-2500         For the department of elder affairs which may expend not more than $750,000 from revenues from federal reimbursements received for the operation of the Veterans Independence Plus Initiative, a joint initiative of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and the United States Administration on Aging; provided, 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.................................................................................. $750,000
 
9110-9002         For grants to the councils on aging and for grants to or contracts with non-public entities which are consortia or associations of councils on aging; provided, that notwithstanding the foregoing, all monies appropriated in this item shall be expended in accordance with the distribution schedules for formula and incentive grants established by the secretary of elder affairs; and provided further, that such distribution schedules shall be submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means................................................ $10,500,000
 
LEGISLATURE.
 
Senate.
 
9500-0000         For the operation of the senate................................................................... $18,746,058
 
House of Representatives.
 
9600-0000         For the operation of the house of representatives........................................ $38,337,716
 
Joint Legislative Expenses.
 
9700-0000         For the joint operations of the legislature....................................................... $8,290,390
 
SECTION 2B.
 
SECTION 2B.  Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the agencies listed in this section may expend the amounts listed in this section for the provision of services to agencies listed in section 2. All expenditures made under this section shall be accompanied by a corresponding transfer of funds from an account listed in section 2 to the Intragovernmental Service Fund, established by section 2Q of chapter 29 of the General Laws. All revenues and other inflows shall be based on rates published by the seller agency that are developed in accordance with cost principles established by the United States Office of Management and Budget Circular A-87, Cost Principles for State, Local and Indian Tribal Governments. All rates shall be published within 30 days of the enactment of this section. No expenditures shall be made from the Intragovernmental Service Fund which would cause that fund to be in deficit at the close of fiscal year 2014. All authorizations in this section shall be charged to the Intragovernmental Service Fund and shall not be subject to section 5D of chapter 29 of the General Laws. Any balance remaining in that fund at the close of fiscal year 2014 shall be transferred to the General Fund.
 
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE.
 
0511-0003         For the costs of providing electronic and other publications purchased from the state bookstore, for commission fees, notary fees and for direct access to the secretary’s computer library............................................................................................................... $16,000
 
0511-0235         For the costs of obsolete records destruction incurred by the office of the secretary of state; provided, that state agencies, including the judicial branch, may be charged for the destruction of their obsolete records by the records center where appropriate; provided further, that the secretary of state may expend revenues not to exceed $100,000 of the funds received for the costs of the obsolete record destruction; and provided further, that the fees shall be charged on an equitable basis...................................................................................... $100,000
 
TREASURER AND RECEIVER-GENERAL.
 
0699-0018         For the cost of debt service for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014 for the clean energy investment program and other projects or programs for which an agency has committed to fund the associated debt service; provided, that the treasurer may charge other appropriations and federal grants for the cost of the debt service......................................... $6,217,722
 
OFFICE OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER.
 
1000-0005         For the cost of the single state audit for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014; provided, that the comptroller may charge other appropriations and federal grants for the cost of the audit................................................................................................................... $1,000,000
 
1000-0008         For the costs of operating and managing the MMARS accounting system for fiscal year 2014; provided, that any unspent balance at the close of fiscal year 2014 in an amount not to exceed 5 per cent of the amount authorized shall remain in the Intergovernmental Service Fund and is hereby re-authorized for expenditures for such item in fiscal year 2015............ $3,102,035
 
EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE.
 
Office of the Secretary.
 
1100-1701         For the cost of information technology services provided to agencies of the executive office for administration and finance..................................................................... $64,270,577
 
Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance.
 
1102-3224         For the costs for the Leverett Saltonstall building lease and occupancy payments; provided, that the division of capital asset management and maintenance shall submit to the house and senate committees on ways and means on or before the first of each month beginning July 1, 2013 a monthly report on the agencies that currently, or will during fiscal year 2014, occupy space in the Saltonstall building, their rental costs, utility costs, parking space allocation, floor space, lease dates, all services included in the lease and all services that the agencies are obligated to fund beyond the lease payments; and provided further, that the report shall include both estimated payments and prior expenditures......................................... $11,221,592
 
1102-3226         For the operation and maintenance of state buildings, including the Hurley state office building occupied by the department of unemployment assistance and the department of career services; provided, that the division may also charge for reimbursement for overtime expenses, materials and contract services purchased in performing renovations and related services for agencies occupying state buildings or for services rendered to approved entities using state facilities....................................................................................................... $2,919,189
 
Reserves.
 
1599-2040         For the payment of prior year deficiencies based upon schedules provided to the house and senate committees on ways and means; provided, that the comptroller may charge departments’ current fiscal year appropriations and transfer to such items amounts equivalent to the amounts of any prior year deficiency, subject to the conditions stated in this item; provided further, that the comptroller shall only assess chargebacks to those current fiscal year appropriations when the account to which the chargeback is applied is the same account to which the prior year deficiency pertains or, if there is no such account, to the current fiscal year appropriation for the general administration of the department that administered the account to which the prior year deficiency pertains; provided further, that no chargeback shall be made which would cause a deficiency in any current fiscal year item; provided further, that the comptroller shall report with such schedule a detailed reason for the prior year deficiency on all chargebacks assessed that exceed $1,000 including the amount of the chargeback, the item and object class charged; and provided further, that the comptroller shall report on a quarterly basis on all chargebacks assessed, including the amount of the chargeback, the item, object class charged and the reason for the prior year deficiency............................ $10,000,000
 
1599-3100         For the cost of the commonwealth’s employer contributions to the Unemployment Compensation Fund and the Medical Security Trust Fund; provided, that the secretary of administration and finance shall authorize the collection, accounting and payment of such contributions; and provided further, that in executing these responsibilities the comptroller may charge, in addition to individual appropriation accounts, certain non-appropriated funds in amounts that are computed based on rates developed in accordance with OMB circular A-87, including expenses, interest expense or related charges............................... $34,000,000
 
Division of Human Resources.
 
1750-0101         For the cost of goods and services rendered in administering training programs, including the cost of training unit staff; provided, that the division shall charge to other items for the cost of participants enrolled in programs sponsored by the division or to state agencies employing such participants; provided further, that the division may collect from participating state agencies a fee sufficient to cover administrative costs of the commonwealth’s performance recognition programs and to expend such fees for goods and services rendered in the administration of these programs; provided further, that the division may charge and collect from participating state agencies a fee sufficient to cover administrative costs and expend such fees for goods and services rendered in the administration of information technology services related to the human resources compensation management system program; and provided further, that the division may charge and collect from participating state agencies fees sufficient to cover the costs of shared services................................................ $222,761
 
1750-0105         For the cost of workers’ compensation paid to public employees; provided, that the secretary of administration and finance shall charge other items or state agencies for costs incurred on behalf of these state agencies; provided further, that the secretary may transfer workers’ compensation-related fringe benefit assessments from federal grants and trust accounts to this item; provided further, that no funds shall be expended from this item that would cause the item to be deficient; provided further, that the secretary shall provide projected costs of workers’ compensation costs incurred by agencies in fiscal year 2014 to the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than February 28, 2014; provided further, that in accordance with chapter 177 of the acts of 2001, the secretary of administration and finance shall charge state agencies in fiscal year 2014 as provided in this item for workers’ compensation costs, including related administrative expenses incurred on behalf of the employees of the agencies; provided further, that administrative expenses shall be allocated; provided further, that the personnel administrator shall administer the charges on behalf of the secretary, and may establish such rules and procedures as deemed necessary to implement this item; provided further, that the personnel administrator shall: (a) notify agencies regarding the chargeback methodology to be used in fiscal year 2014; (b) notify agencies of the amount of their estimated workers compensation charges for the fiscal year; and (c) require agencies to encumber funds in an amount sufficient to meet the estimated charges; provided further, that the estimated charges for each agency in the fiscal year shall be not less than the amount of the actual workers‘ compensation costs, including related administrative expenses, incurred by each such agency in fiscal year 2014 and may include such additional amounts as the human resources division finds necessary under regulations adopted under this item; provided further, that the division may adopt a program of incentives for agencies to reduce agencies’ claims; provided further, that for any agency that fails within 30 days of the effective date of this act to encumber funds sufficient to meet the estimated charges, the comptroller shall so encumber funds on behalf of that agency; provided further, that the personnel administrator shall: (a) determine the amount of the actual workers’ compensation costs incurred by each agency in the preceding month, including related administrative expenses; (b) notify each agency of the amounts; and (c) charge the amounts to each agency’s accounts as estimates of the costs to be incurred in the current month; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, any balance remaining in the Intergovernmental Service Fund, at the close of fiscal year 2014 shall be transferred to the General Fund; provided further, that any unspent balance at the close of fiscal year 2014 in an amount not to exceed 5 per cent of the amount authorized shall remain in the Intergovernmental Service Fund and is hereby re-authorized for expenditures for such item in fiscal year 2015; provided further, that the personnel administrator may expend in fiscal year 2014 for hospital, physician, benefit, and other costs related to workers’ compensation for employees of state agencies, including administrative expenses; and provided further, that such expenditures may include payments for medical services provided to claimants in prior fiscal years, as well as compensation benefits and associated costs for prior fiscal years ......................................................................... $58,603,077
 
1750-0106         For the workers’ compensation litigation unit, including the costs of personnel .. $751,667
 
1750-0600         For the cost of core human resources administrative processing functions..... $3,500,000
 
1750-0601         The human resources division may, on behalf of the division, the comptroller's office and the information technology division, charge and collect from participating state agencies a fee sufficient to cover administrative costs and expend such fees for goods and services rendered in the administration of the human resources compensation management system program................................................................................................................... $6,700,000
 
Operational Services Division.
 
1775-0800         For the purchase, operation and repair of certain vehicles and for the cost of operating and maintaining all vehicles that are leased by other agencies, including the costs of personnel................................................................................................................... $7,647,566
 
1775-1000         For printing, photocopying and related graphic art or design work, including all necessary incidental expenses and liabilities; provided, that the secretary of administration and finance shall charge to other items of appropriation within the agencies of the executive branch for such services, including the costs of personnel............................................. $1,000,000
 
Information Technology Division.
 
1790-0200         For the cost of computer resources and services provided by the information technology division in accordance with the policies, procedures and rates approved by the secretary of administration and finance, including the purchase, lease or rental of telecommunications lines, services and equipment, that are centrally billed to the commonwealth; provided, that the secretary shall charge other items of appropriation for the cost of the resources and services; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, charges for the cost of computer resources and services provided by the bureau of computer services for the design, development and production of reports and information related to the analysis, development and production of appropriations bills and other legislation shall not be charged to any item of appropriation of the executive office for administration and finance, the house of representatives, the senate or any joint legislative account in fiscal year 2014; provided further, that the bureau shall submit quarterly reports to the house and senate committees on ways and means summarizing the total charges, payments and services provided for the preceding quarter from each department charged to this item; provided further, that the reports shall include, but not be limited to, a delineation of the rates charged to each department as approved by the secretary of administration and finance for each service performed by the division; provided further, that the secretary of administration and finance shall establish regulations, procedures and a schedule of fees including, but not limited to, the development and distribution of forms and instructions, including the costs of personnel; and provided further, that any unspent balance at the close of fiscal year 2014 shall remain in the Intergovernmental Service Fund and may be expended for the item in fiscal year 2015................................................................................................................. $71,551,609
 
1790-0400         For the purchase, delivery, handling of and contracting for supplies, postage and related equipment and other incidental expenses provided pursuant to section 51 of chapter 30 of the General Laws............................................................................................... $2,179,901
 
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS.
 
2000-1701         For the cost of information technology services provided to agencies of the executive office of energy and environmental affairs................................................................... $1,424,257
 
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
 
Office of the Secretary.
 
4000-0102         For the cost of transportation services for health and human services clients and the operation of the health and human services transportation office................................... $7,893,194
 
4000-0103         For the costs of core administrative functions performed within the executive office of health and human services; provided, that the secretary of the executive office of health and human services may, notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, identify administrative activities and functions common to the separate agencies, departments, offices, divisions, and commissions within the executive office and may designate such functions as core administrative functions in order to improve administrative efficiency and preserve fiscal resources; provided further, that common functions that may be designated core administrative functions include human resources, financial management and leasing and facility management; provided further, that all employees performing functions so designated may be employed by the executive office, and the executive office shall charge the agencies, departments, offices, divisions and commissions for such services; provided further, that upon the designation of a function as a core administrative function, the employees of each agency, department, office or commission who perform such core administrative functions may be transferred to the executive office of health and human services; provided further, that the reorganization shall not impair the civil service status of any such transferred employee who immediately before the effective date of this act either holds a permanent appointment in a position classified under chapter 31 of the General Laws or has tenure in a position by reason of section 9A of chapter 30 of the General Laws; and provided further, that nothing in this item shall impair or change an employee’s status, rights, or benefits under chapter 150E of the General Laws $21,430,223
 
4000-1701         For the cost of information technology services provided to agencies of the executive office of health and human services.......................................................................... $31,751,604
 
Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
 
4125-0122         For the costs of interpreter services provided by commission staff; provided, that the costs of personnel may be charged to this item; and provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the commission 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........................................................... $250,000
 
Department of Public Health.
 
4510-0108         For the costs of pharmaceutical drugs and services provided by the state office for pharmacy services, in this item called SOPS; provided, that SOPS shall notify in writing all agencies listed below of their obligations under this item by July 15, 2013; provided further, that SOPS shall continue to be the sole provider of pharmacy services for the following agencies currently under SOPS: the department of public health, the department of mental health, the department of developmental services, the department of correction, the department of youth services, the sheriff's departments of Barnstable, Berkshire, Bristol, Dukes, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex, Norfolk and Plymouth and the Soldiers' Homes in the cities of Holyoke and Chelsea; provided further, that SOPS shall become the sole provider of pharmacy services to the following agencies currently not being serviced by SOPS by the end of fiscal year 2014: the sheriff's departments of Worcester and Suffolk; provided further, that SOPS shall be the sole provider of pharmacy services for all said agencies and all costs for pharmacy services shall be charged by this item; provided further, that these agencies shall not charge or contract with any other alternative vendor for pharmacy services other than SOPS; provided further, that SOPS shall develop an implementation plan to transition the following agencies within the current fiscal year: the sheriff's departments of Worcester and Suffolk; provided further, that SOPS shall validate previously-submitted pharmacy expenditures including HIV Drug Assistance Program drug reimbursements during fiscal year 2014; provided further, that SOPS shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than April 16, 2014 detailing the projected savings realized by each transitioning agency in comparison to their pharmacy costs in fiscal year 2013 and their projected savings for fiscal year 2015; and provided further, that the report shall also provide recommendations for the inclusion of other entities that may realize cost savings by joining SOPS ................................ $47,865,393
 
4590-0901         For the costs of medical services provided at department of public health hospitals pursuant to a schedule of services and fees approved by the commissioner of public health, which may be expended for the purposes of hospital related costs, including, but not limited to, capital repair and the maintenance and motor vehicle replacement; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenue 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 ...................................................................................................................... $150,000
 
4590-0903         For the costs of medical services provided at the department of public health Lemuel Shattuck hospital to inmates of the county correctional facilities; provided, that the costs shall be charged to items 8910-0102, 8910-0105, 8910-0107, 8910-0108, 8910-0110, 8910-0145, 8910-0619, 8910-8200, 8910-8300, 8910-8400, 8910-8500, 8910-8600, 8910-8700 and 8910-8800 of section 2 pursuant to the provisions thereof; provided further, that expenditures from this item shall be for hospital-related costs including, but not limited to, capital repair and the maintenance and motor vehicle replacement; 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 revenue 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 thereof as reported in the state accounting system ....................................................................................................... $3,800,000
 
Department of Developmental Services.
 
5948-0012         For the operation of a program providing alternatives to residential placements for children with intellectual disabilities, including the costs of intensive home-based supports, provided in item 7061-0012 of section 2; provided, that the department of developmental services shall take all steps necessary to maximize federal reimbursement for the cost of services provided through the program, including filing any necessary amendments to existing waivers or filing an application for a new home and community-based services waiver with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services................................................................................. $6,500,000
 
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF HOUSING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
 
Office of the Secretary.
 
7002-0018         For the cost of information technology services provided to agencies of the executive office of housing and economic development ............................................................ $2,480,046
 
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.
 
Office of the Secretary.
 
7003-0171         For the cost of information technology services provided to agencies of the executive office of labor and workforce development............................................................... $19,041,430
 
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF EDUCATION.
 
Office of the Secretary.
 
7009-1701         For the cost of information technology services provided to agencies of the executive office of education..................................................................................................... $1,860,363
 
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY.
 
8000-1701         For the cost of information technology services provided to agencies of the executive office of public safety and security........................................................................... $11,462,348
 
State Police.
 
8100-0002         For the costs of overtime associated with requested police details; provided, that for the purpose of accommodating discrepancies between the receipt of revenues and related expenditures, the department