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Chapter 16 AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2009 TO PROVIDE FOR SUPPLEMENTING CERTAIN EXISTING APPROPRIATIONS AND FOR CERTAIN OTHER ACTIVITIES AND PROJECTS.

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purposes, which are forthwith to make supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2009 and to make certain changes in law, each of which is immediately necessary to carry out those appropriations or to accomplish other important public purposes, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience

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

SECTION 1. To provide for supplementing certain items in the general appropriation act and other appropriation acts for fiscal year 2009, the sums set forth in section 2 are hereby appropriated from the General Fund unless specifically designated otherwise in this act or in those appropriation acts, for the several purposes and subject to the conditions specified in this act or in those appropriation acts, and subject to the laws regulating the disbursement of public funds for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009. These sums shall be in addition to any amounts previously appropriated and made available for the purposes of those items.

SECTION 2.

EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE
Group Insurance Commission

1108-5200......................................................... $45,800,000

EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Department of Transitional Assistance

4403-2120.......................................................... $4,572,466

Division of Medical Assistance

4000-0500......................................................... $28,439,239

SECTION 3. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the secretary of health and human services may authorize transfers from items 4000-0430, 4000-0600, 4000-0700, 4000-0860, 4000-0870, 4000-0875, 4000-0880, 4000-0890, 4000-0891, 4000-0895, 4000-0990, 4000-1400 and 4000-1405 of section 2 of chapter 182 of the acts of 2008 to item 4000-0500 of said section 2 of said chapter 182 for the purpose of reducing any deficiency in item 4000-0500, but any such transfer shall take place not later than August 31, 2009.

Approved May 29, 2009


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