Proviso 89.92 of the 2011-12 General Appropriation Act (Act 73), as ratified by the General Assembly on June 22, 2011, requires each state agency to “provide and release to the public via the agency’s website, a report of all aggregate amounts of fines and fees that were charged and collected by that state agency in the prior fiscal year. . . Additionally, the report must be delivered to the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee by September first.”
Proviso 25.1 of the 2011-12 General Appropriation Act allows DAODAS to charge fees for training events and conferences and to retain funds earned from such events to increase education and professional-development opportunities on topics related to substance abuse prevention, treatment and recovery.
In fiscal year 2011, DAODAS collected $94,926 in training fees. The department does not charge fines.