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HB 5507 — Department of Management Services

by Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee and Rep. Hooper and others (SB 1982 by Budget Committee)

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Budget Committee (BC)

The bill provides for the following:

  • Eliminates the Executive Aircraft Program and transfers the cash balance of the Bureau of Aircraft Trust Fund to the General Revenue Fund.
  • Removes the one-percent reimbursement limit for administration of the Florida State Employee Charitable Campaign. This allows the state to be fully reimbursed for costs to administer the program.
  • Provides for the transfer of funds from the Operating Trust Fund in the Department of Management Services to the Department of Financial Services to support statewide purchasing operations.
  • Extends the $3 surcharge on certain criminal offenses and noncriminal moving traffic violations to July 1, 2021. The surcharge annually provides $5.2 million to enhance the Statewide Law Enforcement Radio System.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2012.

Vote: Senate 39-0; House 115-1