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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2016 TO PROVIDE FOR SUPPLEMENTING CERTAIN EXISTING APPROPRIATIONS.

      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 2016, 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, 2016.  These sums shall be in addition to any amounts previously appropriated and made available for the purposes of those items.
      SECTION 2.

JUDICIARY
Committee for Public Counsel Services

0321-1510.........................................................
$14,200,000

EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE
Office of the Secretary of Administration and Finance

1599-8910.........................................................
$10,234,237

      SECTION 3.  Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of making available in fiscal year 2017 balances of appropriations which otherwise would revert on June 30, 2016, the unexpended balances of all appropriations in the Massachusetts management accounting and reporting system with a secretariat code of 01 or 17 are hereby re-appropriated for the purposes of and subject to the conditions stated for the corresponding item in section 2 of chapter 46 of the acts of 2015.   The sums re-appropriated in this section shall be in addition to any amounts available for those purposes.
      SECTION 4.  Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the secretary of health and human services, with the written approval of the secretary of administration and finance, may authorize transfers of surplus among items 4000-0320, 4000-0430, 4000-0500, 4000-0600, 4000-0640, 4000-0700, 4000-0875, 4000-0880, 4000-0885, 4000-0940, 4000-0950, 4000-0990, 4000-1400, 4000-1420 and 4000-1425 of section 2 of chapter 46 of the acts of 2015 to reduce any deficiency in these items but any such transfer shall be made not later than September 1, 2016.
      SECTION 5.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, July 21, 2016.