FY2016 Third Quarter (4/29/2016)

Comptroller letterhead

                                                                                                       April 26, 2016

Honorable Karen E. Spilka, Chair
Senate Committee on Ways and Means
State House – Room 212
Boston, MA  02133

Honorable Brian S. Dempsey, Chair
House Committee on Ways and Means
State House – Room 243
Boston, MA  02133


Dear Senator Spilka and Representative Dempsey:

As required by Section 2 Chapter 46 of the Acts of 2015, the Office of the Comptroller is submitting the third quarter BFY2016, as of March 31, 2016, report on “Settlements and Judgments” to the House and Senate Committees on Ways and Means.

The attached report contains information regarding payments, by department, of settlements and judgments from appropriation account 1599-3384.

In BFY2016, $2,000,000 was appropriated to the settlement and judgment account (1599-3384).  A total of $249,927 was spent during the third quarter.  In summary: 

Total Amount Available FY2016       $  2,000,000
Expended in Previous Quarters    (1,737,787)
Expended in the Third Quarter



03/31/2016 Balance $    12,286

Supplemental budget c70 s2 has since been enacted which included an additional $12,506,260.  As of the date of this letter for FY16, $9,102,589 remains in account 1599-3384. 

Please let me know if you have any questions or need anything further.


                                                                                                       Thomas G. Shack III, Esq.
                                                                                                       Comptroller of the Commonwealth

Enc.         2016 Q3 SJ Report.xlsx

cc:           Kristen Lepore, Secretary, Executive Office for Administration and Finance                
               Adriana Campos, Budget Director, Senate Ways and Means Committee                
               Kathryn Kendall, Budget Director, House Ways and Means Committee                
               Catharine Hornby, Assistant Secretary for Budget, Administration and Finance


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