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SB 1500 — Appropriations

by Appropriations Committee

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

Prepared by: Appropriations Committee (AP)

The General Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2013-2014 provides for a total budget of $74.5 billion, including:

  • General revenue (GR):  $26.8 billion
  • Trust funds (TF):  $47.7 billion
  • Full time equivalent positions (FTE):  114,481.5

Total reserves - $2.8 billion:

  • $1.4 billion Working Capital Trust Fund
  • $214.5 million Budget Stabilization Transfer (Fiscal Year 2013-2014 transfer)
  • $708.3 million Budget Stabilization Fund (Est. 6/30/13 balance based on anticipated transfers)
  • $499.3 million Lawton Chiles Endowment Fund (Est. 6/30/13 balance)

Total reserves as a percentage of general revenue:  9.7 percent.

Major Issues Funded

State Employee Compensation and Benefits

Total: $213.2 million ($136.8 million GR; $76.4 million TF)

  • State Employee Pay Increase and Merit Based Bonus - $132.2 million GR; 67.4 million TF
  • State Law Enforcement Tiered Pay Increase - $2.1 million GR; 8.2 million TF
  • Court System Pay Increase - $2.5 million GR; 771K TF
  • Effective October 1, 2013, a $1,400 pay increase for all state and SUS employees earning $40,000 or less; and a $1,000 pay increase for all employees earning more than $40,000 (the first increase since 2006)
  • For law enforcement officers, effective July 1, 2013: a 3 percent pay increase for officers with less than 5 years state service; and a 5 percent pay increase for officers with more than 5 years state service

State Employee Health Insurance

Total: $78.1 million ($51.5 million GR; $26.6 million TF)

  • Employer Premium Increase - $37.8 million GR; 16.1 million TF
  • Provide Health Insurance for Certain OPS Employees - $13.7 million GR; $10.5 million TF

Florida Retirement System

Total: $202.2 million ($115.3 million GR; $86.9 million TF)

  • Increase to fund FRS Normal Costs - $255K GR; 255K TF
  • Increase to fund Unfunded Actuarial Liability - $101.8 million GR; $80.2 million TF
  • Increase to fund the increased Health Insurance Subsidy contribution - $13.2 million GR; $6.5 million TF

State Match for Federally Declared Disasters

Total: $15.5 million GR

Public Education Capital Outlay

Total appropriations: $1.8 billion ($9.0 million GR, $344.8 million in PECO TF, $98 million in other TF, $1.4 billion TF in required debt service)

To support the above appropriations, $344.8 GR is transferred to provide cash to the PECO TF.

  • Charter School Capital Outlay - $90.6 million TF
  • Florida College System projects - $73.8 million TF
  • Florida College System critical repairs and maintenance - $41.7 million TF
  • University System projects - $70.0 million TF
  • University System critical repairs and maintenance - $44.4 million TF
  • University funding for capital improvement fee projects - $70 million TF
  • School for the Deaf and Blind critical repairs and maintenance - $1.2 million TF

Education Appropriations

Total appropriations:  $18.5 billion ($14.2 billion GR; $4.3 billion TF) - excludes appropriated university tuition/fees.

Total funding - including local revenues:  $28 billion ($18.4 billion state funds; $9.6 billion local).   Local revenues include required and discretionary local effort for public schools and tuition/fees for district workforce, colleges, and universities.

Major Issues Funded

Early Learning Services

Total: $1 billion ($557.1 million GR; $448.2 million TF)

  • Voluntary Prekindergarten Program - $404.9 million GR 
  • School Readiness Program - $552.5 million ($137.0 million GR; $415.5 million TF)
  • Partnership for School Readiness - $31.4 million ($7.9 million GR; $23.5 TF)

Public Schools/K12 FEFP

Total Funding: $18.3 billion ($10.5 billion state funds; $7.8 billion local)

  • FEFP Increase is $1.1 billion or 6.12%
  • FEFP Increase in Funds per FTE is $404 or 6.34%
  • Enrollment Workload Increase - $70 million
  • Instructional Personnel Salary Increase - $480 million
  • Additional Funds for Florida Retirement System Adjustments - $296.9 million GR
  • Sparsity Supplement Increase - $10 million
  • High School Industry Certifications - $30 million
  • Student Digital Initiatives - additional $18 million
  • Teachers Lead Program - additional $13.4 million - $250 per teacher for supplies

Public Schools/K12 Non-FEFP

  • Mentoring Programs - $15.8 million GR
  • Student Digital Initiatives - $7.8 million GR
  • School District Matching Grants - $4 million GR
  • Safe Schools Programs - $1 million GR for statewide school security assessment
  • School Wireless Connectivity/Bandwidth Access - $17 million GR

District Workforce

Total: $542.9 million ($319.2 million GR; $171 million TF; $52.7 million tuition/fees)

  • Workforce Development - $349 million ($291.6 million GR, $57.4 million TF)
  • Performance Funding for Industry Certifications - $5 million GR
  • Funds for Creation and Expansion of Targeted Career and Technical Programs - $20 million GR

Florida College System

Total: $2.0 billion ($913.2 million GR; $204.9 million TF; $898.9 million tuition/fees)

  • Equalization Funding - $33.3 million GR
  • Florida Retirement System Adjustments - $27.7 million GR
  • Performance Funding for Industry Certifications - $5 million GR

State University System

Total: $4.0 billion ($2 billion GR; $239.8 million TF; $1.8 billion tuition/fees)

  • Return Universities to Prior Year Funding Levels - $300 million
  • Florida Retirement System Adjustments - $71.9 million GR
  • Performance Funding for High Demand Programs - $65 million GR
  • University Research Preeminence - $30 million GR

Private Colleges

Total: $116.4 million GR

  • Florida Resident Access Grant - Student Award Increase - additional $13.8 million
  • ABLE Grant - Student Award increase - additional $1 million

Student Financial Aid

Total: $467.1 million ($102.9 million GR, $364.2 million TF)

  • Bright Futures - Student Award Level Increase (3%) - additional $9 million TF
  • Need-based Financial Aid - additional $3.3 million
  • Supplemental Veteran Educational Benefits - $2 million
  • McKnight Doctorial Fellowships - additional $1 million

Other Education Issues

  • Tuition increase for Colleges, Universities, and Workforce - 3%

Health and Human Services Appropriations

Total appropriations:  $31,144.2 million ($7,836.8 million GR; $23,307.4 million TF); 33,483.25 FTE

Major Issues Funded

Agency for Health Care Administration

Total: $24,053.5 million ($5,380 million GR; $18,673.5 million TF); 1,652 FTE

  • Nursing Home Care - 2% Increase - $235. Million ($54.3 million GR, $180.7 TF)
  • Medicaid Price Level and Workload
    • $32.8 million GR; $933.4 million TF
  • Increased Rates for Primary Care Practitioners -
    • $677.7 million TF
  • DRG’s Transitional Funding - Hospital Reimbursement Adjustment
    • $36.6 million GR; $51.7 million TF
  • Graduate Medical Education (GME) Statewide Medicaid Residency Program  (270 residents at $100,000/resident)
    • $33.1 million GR; $46.9 million TF
  • Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Program
    • $77.9 million TF
  • Transfer CHIP Enrollees to Medicaid (70,647 enrollees)
    • $18.2 million GR; $44.5 million TF
  • Health Insurance Tax on Managed Care Rates
    • $16.4 million GR; $23.3 million TF
  • Serve Additional Clients in the Home and Community Based Waiver for the Aged and Disabled (1,682 slots at $11,712/slot)
    • $8.1 million GR; $11.6 million TF
  • Federal Health Care Reform Eligible and Not Enrolled (17,643 enrollees)
    • $7.2 million; $13.2 million TF
  • Maintain Hospital and Prepaid Reimbursement Rates
    • $5.3 million GR; $7.5 million TF
  • Serve Additional Clients in Nursing Home Diversion Program (322 slots at $1,422/slot)
    • $2.3 million GR; $3.2 million TF
  • Private Duty Nursing Services Rate Increase  (10% Rate increase)
    • $3.9 million GR; $5.5 million TF
  • Freestanding Dialysis Centers Rate Increase (Increase rate from $100 to $125 per dialysis encounter)
    • $0.9 million GR; $1.4 million TF
  • Serve Additional Clients in the Channeling Waiver (531 slots at $11,220/slot)
    • $5.9 million TF
  • LPN and RN Home Health Provider Fee Increase (10% Rate Increase)
    • $0.2 million

Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Total: $1,113.7 million ($480.9 million GR; $632.8 million TF); 2,908 FTE

  • Resolve Home/Community Based Services Waiver Current Year Deficit
    • $17 million GR; $23.2 million TF
  • Serve Additional Clients through the Home/Community Based Services Waiver (approximately 1,000 clients)
    • $15 million GR; $21.3 million TF 
  • Support towards Residential Community Development for Developmentally Disabled- The Arc Village - Jacksonville
    • $2 million GR
  • Billy Joe Rish Park Capital Improvements
    • $1.4 million GR
  • Supported Employment and Internship Program
    • $0.5 million GR
  • Adult Day Training Provider Rate Increase
    • $0.8 million GR; $1.1 million TF
  • Develop Client Data Management System
    • $0.75 million GR; $0.75 million TF
  • Early Intervention and Therapy Services
    • $0.65 million GR 

Department of Children and Families

Total: $2,809.4 million ($1,431.7 million GR; $1,377.7 million TF); 11,603.5 FTE

  • Efficiencies and Cost Savings
    • $19.6 million GR
  • Medicaid Eligibility Determination System Compliance Upgrade
    • $30.1 million TF
  • Increase Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Cash Assistance for Additional Caseload (additional 97,626 individuals)
    • $27.5 million GR
  • Increase Community Based Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Funding
    • $23.2 million GR; 9.2 million TF
  • Increase Maintenance Adoption Subsidies Funding
    • $20.6 million GR; $8. million TF
  • Resolve Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Cash Assistance Current Year Deficit
    • $17.5 million GR; $3.2 million TF
  • Children’s Community Mental Health/Substance Abuse Action Team Pilot Programs
    • $4.7 million GR; $2.1 million TF
  • Increase Domestic Violence Centers Funding
    • $2 million GR; $1 million TF
  • Increase Child Protective Investigations Funding
    • $4 million GR
  • Homeless Programs Funding
    • $4.75 million GR
  • Increase Healthy Families Program Funding
    • $3 million GR
  • Safe Harbor Program to Address Juvenile Sexual Exploitation
    • $1.5 million TF
  • Increase Funding and Provide for Equity - Community Based Care Agencies
    • $2.4 million GR; $9.4 million TF

Department of Elder Affairs

Total: $266.1 million ($108.5 million GR; $164.5 million TF); 448 FTE

  • Restore Funding to Serve Clients on the Home and Community Based Waiver  (263 Slots at $11,712/slot)
    • $1.3 million GR; $1.8 million TF
  • Increase PACE slots in Hillsborough (75 slots), Lee (100 Slots), Palm Beach (100 Slots), Broward (50 slots)
    • $2.5 million GR; $3.6 million TF
  • Serve Frail Elders Waiting for Alzheimer’s Disease Services
    • $1.7 million GR
  • Additional Funding For Memory Disorder Clinics (Morton Plant and Florida Atlantic University)
    • $0.45 million GR
  • Serve Additional Clients in the Community Care for the Elderly Program(607 slots at  $6,181/slot)
    • $ 3.75 million GR

Department of Health

Total: $2,803.1 million ($428.3 million GR; $2,374.7 million TF); 15,768.25 FTE

  • Efficiencies and Cost Savings
    • 775 Vacant FTE; $8.2 million GR; $20.7 million TF
  • Increase Funding to County Health Departments (CHDs)
    • $0.5 million GR; $7.5 million TF for Maintenance and Repair of CHDs
    • $4 million TF for Miami-Dade CHD Parking Garage and Office Tower
    • $1.7 million GR for Okaloosa CHD Mobile Dental and Medical Clinics
    • $0.8 million TF for Miami State Laboratory
    • $0.6 million GR for Bay CHD - BayCare
    • $0.5 million TF for Tampa State Laboratory
    • $0.2 million GR for Ocala Children’s Medical Services Facility
    • $0.1 million TF for Jacksonville State Laboratory
  • AIDS Drug Assistance Program Rebates
    • $10.7 million TF
  • Increase Funding for Biomedical Research
    • $2.85 million GR - James and Esther King Biomedical Program;
    • $5 million GR - Bankhead/Coley Cancer Research Program;
    • $2.05 million GR - Moffitt Cancer Center;
    • $2.05 million GR - Sylvester Cancer Center;
    • $2.05 million GR - Shands Cancer Hospital;
    • $3 million TF - Torrey Pines Institute; and
    • $2.6 million TF - Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute
  • Cancer Research Endowments
    • $3.3 million GR - Shands Hospital;
    • $3.3 million GR - Moffitt Cancer Center; and
    • $3.3 million GR - Sylvester Cancer Institute
  • Increase Funding for Early Steps
    • $3 million GR; $7.0 million TF
  • Completion of Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) System
    • $6.6 million TF
  • Increase Funding for Rural Primary Care Residency Slots
    • $2.6 million GR - University of Florida - College of Medicine
      • 13 Residency Slots at $200,000/Slot
    • $2.6 million GR - Florida State University - College of Medicine
      • 13 Residency Slots at $200,000/Slot
  • Medical Quality Assurance Licensure System Upgrade
    • $4.5 million TF
  • Increase Access to Primary Care in Liberty City for the Florida International University - Neighborhood HELP Program
    • $4.5 million GR
  • Increase Funding for Rape Crisis Centers for the Florida Council Against Sexual Violence
    • $2.5 million GR
  • Lakeland Regional Medical Center Graduate Medical Education (GME) Facility
    • $2.5 million GR
  • Maintain Ounce of Prevention
    • $1.9 million GR
  • Increase Funding for Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Research for the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis
    • $1.5 million GR
  • Increase Funding for Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings for the Mary Brogan Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
    • $1.5 million GR
  • Maintain Healthy Start Services
    • $1 million GR
  • Children’s Medical Services Telemedicine Upgrade
    • $0.82 million TF
  • Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program Medicaid Waiver Deficit
    • $0.74 million GR
  • Increased funding for Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program Medicaid Waiver  (Forty new slots at Average of $37,500/Slot)
    • $0.57 million GR; $0.82 million TF
  • Continue Nitrogen Reduction Strategies Study
    • $0.7 million TF

Department of Veterans Affairs

Total: $91.4 million ($7.3 million GR; $84.1 million TF); 1,103.50 FTE

  • Maintenance and Repair of State Veterans’ Nursing Homes
    • $2.6 million TF
  • Increase Access to Veterans’ Benefits Counseling
    • 13 FTE; $0.9 million TF
  • Replacement of Medical and Non-medical Equipment for State Veterans’ Homes
    • $0.7 million TF
  • Replacement of Four Handicapped Accessible Vans
    • $0.4 million TF

Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations

Total appropriations:  $4.27 billion ($3.52 billion GR; $754.3 million TF); 44,410.75 FTE

Major Issues

  • Removes the Clerks of Court from the state budget process, as they were prior to 2009, but with additional budgetary oversight and accountability and sufficient revenues to support their operations.
  • Restores the 2% salary reduction made in 2009 to the Supreme Court justices and state court judges.

Major Issues Funded

Department of Legal Affairs 

Total: $187.6 million ($40.6 million GR; $147 million TF); 1,294.5 FTE

  • Criminal appeals workload - $1.16 million GR
  • Civil legal assistance to improve access to justice system - $1 million GR
  • Statewide prosecution pill mill unit - $190K GR, 2 FTE
  • Telephone system replacement - $658K TF

Department of Corrections

Total: $2.1 billion ($2.05 billion GR; $69 million TF); 23,268 FTE

  • Replacement of inmate transport vehicles - $500K GR
  • Officers to manage expected increase in inmate population - $11 million GR, 140 FTE
  • Electronic monitoring for work release inmates - $3.8 million GR
  • 432-bed re-entry center with substance abuse treatment services - $2.9 million GR, 59 FTE (6 months)
  • Critical facility maintenance and repair - $1.3 million GR
  • Address current year and projected deficit - over $80 million GR including $13.7 million to fund over 250 positions in high-risk facilities

Department of Law Enforcement

Total: $236 million ($88.7 million GR; $147 million TF); 1,710 FTE

  • Provides FTEs for the firearm purchase verification program to improve quality - 6 FTE
  • Forensic equipment upgrade - $1.15 million GR
  • National instant criminal history background check enhancements - $124K TF, 2 FTE
  • Increases DNA casework capacity to address backlog - $850.5K GR, 12 FTE
  • Automated fingerprint ID system analysts to address workload - $353.8K GR, 6 FTE

Department of Juvenile Justice

     Total:  $518.6 million ($354.9 million GR; $163.7 million TF); 3,482.5 FTE

  • Bureau of Contracts staffing to improve quality assurance - $219K GR, 3 FTE
  • Psychiatric services to address youths’ mental health issues - $145K GR
  • PACE Center for Girls expansion - $2 million GR
  • Internet-based GED - $55K GR
  • CINS/FINS expansion in underserved areas - $1.5 million GR
  • Informed Families program - $100K GR
  • Florida Youth Challenge Academy - $400K GR
  • Boys and Girls Clubs - $5 million GR
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters - $1.5 million GR
  • Critical facility maintenance and repair - $3 million GR

Supreme Court

Total:  $35.8 million ($17.9 million GR; $17.9 million TF); 271.5 FTE

  • Judicial inquiry system replacement - $375K GR
  • EFACTS electronic filing support for appellate court - $658K GR
  • Post-adjudicatory drug court - $297K GR
  • Supreme Court roof repairs - $4.8 million GR

District Courts of Appeal

Total:  $40.7 million ($24.3 million GR; $16.4 million TF); 433.0 FTE

  • Critical maintenance and repairs and security assessments - $625K GR

Trial Courts

Total:  $366 million ($297 million GR; $69.4 million TF); 3,595.0 FTE

  • Enhanced services at Children’s Advocacy Centers - $3.5 million GR
  • Court interpreting pilot project to improve cost effectiveness - $100K GR
  • Post-adjudicatory drug court - $5.5 million GR
  • Veterans’ courts - $750K GR

Justice Administrative Commission

Total:  $87.3 million ($86.4 million GR; $898K TF); 94 FTE

  • Financial analyst to improve timeliness of financial reporting - $63K GR
  • IT programming staff to facilitate system modifications & improve help desk services - $133K GR
  • Electronic case management - $300K GR
  • Clemency for capital cases - $250K GR
  • Legal representation for dependent children with disabilities - $323K GR

Guardian Ad Litem

Total:  $34.5 million ($34.2 million GR; $320K TF); 590 FTE

  • Volunteer enhancement to support first step in program’s plan to serve all children in dependency - $3.8 million GR

State Attorneys

Total:  $388 million ($300.6 million GR; $87.4 TF); 6,065.25 FTE

  • Operational support - $1.5 million
  • Electronic filing - $1.0 million

Public Defenders

Total:  $188.7 million ($155.9 million GR; $32.8 TF); 2,799 FTE

  • Operational support - $750K
  • Electronic filing - $500K

Capital Collateral Regional Councils

Total:  $7.3 million ($6.9 million GR; $400K TF); 73 FTE

  • Workload to address increased requirements - $200K GR

Regional Conflict Counsel

Total:  $39.2 million ($38.1 million GR; $1.1 million TF); 412 FTE

  • Capital attorney workload - $894K GR; 9 FTE
  • Appellate workload - $332K GR; 3 FTE
  • Due process costs - $350K GR

General Government Appropriations

Total appropriations:  $4.9 billion ($591.9 million GR; $4.4 billion TF); 20,249 FTE

Major Issues Funded

Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services 

Total: $1.5 billion ($158.2 million GR; $1.3 billion TF); 3,577 FTE

  • Wildfire Suppression Equipment - $3.3 million GR
  • Citrus Research and Budwood Program - $9 million GR
  • Water Conservation and Best Management Practices - $1 million GR and $2.3 million TF
  • Hybrid Wetland Treatment Projects - $6 million GR
  • Rural and Family Lands Program - $11.1 million GR
  • Florida Agriculture Promotion Campaign - $4 million GR
  • Concealed Weapons License Workload - 18 positions $1 million TF
  • Citrus Health Response Program - $0.5 GR and $5.5 million TF
  • Farm Share and Food Banks - $1.4 million GR and $0.3 million TF
  • Mosquito Control Research - $1.6 million TF

Department of Business & Professional Regulation

Total: $142.4 million ($0.5 million GR; $141.9 million TF); 1,612 FTE

  • Florida Appraisal Regulation Program - 9 positions and $0.6 million TF
  • Hotel & Restaurant Inspectors/Quality Assurance Program - 11 positions and $0.8 million TF
  • Florida State Boxing Commission - $0.5 million GR
  • Florida Board of Accountancy - 7 positions and $0.5 million TF
  • Unlicensed Activity - $0.9 million TF
  • Construction Industry Recovery Fund - $5.9 million

Department of Citrus

Total: $61.1 million ($61.1 million TF); 57 FTE

Department of Environmental Protection

Total: $1.3 billion ($130.2 million GR; $1.2 billion TF); 3,118 FTE

  • Everglades Restoration - $70 million TF (includes $32m in CS/HB 7065)
  • Springs Protection - $10 million GR
  • Land Acquisition for Military Buffers - $10 million TF
  • Land Acquisition - $10 million GR and $50 million TF from Surplus Land Proceeds
  • Beach Restoration - $37.5 million ($18.2m GR and $19.2 million TF, includes reversions)
  • Water Projects - $59.5 million GR
  • Hybrid Wetlands Treatment Project - $5.5 million GR
  • Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) - $9.4 million TF
  • Drinking Water & Wastewater Revolving Loan Programs - $12.5 million GR and $203.2 million TF
  • Small County Solid Waste Management Grants - $3 million TF
  • Small County Wastewater Grants - $23.3 million TF
  • State Parks Maintenance & Repairs - $19.5 million TF
  • Silver Springs State Park - $1.3 million TF
  • Nonmandatory Land Reclamation - $3 million TF
  • Petroleum Tanks Cleanup Program - $125 million TF

Department of Financial Services

Total: $302 million ($23.1 million GR; $278.8 million TF); 2,606 FTE

  • Fire College and Arson Lab - $0.4 million TF
  • Unclaimed Property Workload & System 11 positions - $0.9 million TF
  • Additional Staff Accounting and Auditing 15 positions - $1.1 million GR
  • Florida Accounting & Information Resource (FLAIR) Succession Plan - 8 positions & $0.4 million GR
  • FLAIR Business Case - $1.8 million TF
  • Risk Management Information System - $2.2 million TF
  • Document Management System Consolidation - $0.7 million TF

Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission

Total: $309.3 million ($27.4 million GR; $281.9 million TF); 2,113 FTE

  • Boating Infrastructure and Improvement Program - $5.1 million TF
  • Artificial Fishing Reef Construction - $1.3 million TF
  • Red Tide Research - $0.6 million GR
  • Marine Youth Conservation Facility - $2 million TF
  • Everglades Youth Conservation Camp - $0.6 million GR
  • Triple N Ranch Public Shooting Park - $1.4 million TF
  • Lake Restoration - $4 million TF
  • Land Management and Public Uses - $2 million TF

Department of the Lottery

Total: $154.1 million TF; 420 FTE

  • Advertising and Promotion - $4 million TF
  • Retailer Incentive - $0.4 million TF
  • Mobile Sales Tool - $0.4 million TF

Department of Management Services

Total: $685.4 million ($54.2 million GR; $631.2 million TF); 1,321 FTE

  • Florida Facilities Pool - $26.1 million GR and $14.3 million TF
  • Florida Interoperability Network and Mutual Aid - $3.5 million GR
  • People First Business Case - $0.5 million TF
  • FLEET Management Business Case - $0.4 million TF
  • Public Employees Relations Commission - $0.2 million GR
  • Florida Commission on Human Relations - 2 positions, $0.2 million GR and $0.1 million TF
  • Office of Supplier Diversity Business Development - $0.2 million TF
  • Procurement Training & Contract Reviews - 10 positions and $1.1 million TF
  • Data Center Operations and Infrastructure - $4.2 million TF

Public Service Commission

Total: $25 million ($25 million TF); 293 FTE

Department of Revenue

Total: $511 million ($198.1 million GR; $312.8 million TF); 5,133 FTE

  • Child Support Automated Management System (CAMS) - $6.1 million TF
  • One Stop Business Registration Portal - $0.7 million GR
  • Fiscally Constrained Counties - $24 million GR

Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations

Total appropriations:  $11.3 billion ($174.2 million GR; $11.1 billion TF); 13,648 FTE

Major Issues Funded

Department of Military Affairs 

Total: $79.5 million ($35.3 million GR; $44.1 million TF); 418 FTE

  • Florida Armory Revitalization Program (FARP) - $15.0 million GR
  • National Guard Tuition Assistance - $3.5 million GR
  • National Guard Community Service Programs
  • Forward March $1.75 million GR
  • About Face - $750,000 GR

Department of State

Total: $104.1 million ($75.9 million GR; $28.2 million TF); 407 FTE

  • State Aid to Library Grants - $22.3 million GR (recurring funds)
  • Cultural and Museum Grants - $5.0 million GR
  • Culture Builds Florida - $830,523 GR
  • Library Cooperative Grants - $1.5 million GR
  • Historic Preservation Grants - $9.0 million GR (includes $1.4 million for small matching grants)
  • Acquisition and Restoration of Historic Properties - $1.9 million GR
  • Grove House Museum Renovations - $2.7 million GR
  • Other Cultural Facilities, Museums and Historic Preservation - $9.9 million GR

Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

Total: $413.9 million ($1 million GR; $412.9 million TF); 4,419 FTE

Florida Highway Patrol Replacement Vehicles - $11.0 million TF

Florida Highway Patrol Communications System - $5.4 million TF

State Overtime Action Response (SOAR) & Incidental Overtime for Florida Highway Patrol - $10.2 million TF

Driver Related Issuance and Vehicle Enhancements (DRIVE) - $1.8 million TF

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Grant - $10.4 million TF

Drive Right Marketing Campaign - $1 million GR

Department of Transportation

Total: $9.5 billion ($2.4 million GR; $9.4 billion TF); 6,630 FTE

  • Grants and Aids - Transportation Disadvantaged - $111 million TF
  • Sarasota-Manatee Operations Center Design Build Project - $10 million TF
  • Transportation Work Program - $8.67 billion TF
  • Intrastate and Arterial Highway Construction - $3.6 billion TF
  • Right-of-Way Land Acquisition - $725 million TF
  • Seaport Development Grants - $243 million TF
  • Rail Development Grants - $184 million TF
  • Intermodal Development Grants - $52 million
  • Public Transit Development Grants - $421 million TF
  • Bridge Construction - $290 million TF
  • County Transportation Programs (Including SCRAP & SCOP) - $152 million TF
  • Coast to Coast Connector Trail - $50 million TF
  • Economic Development Road Fund - $15 million TF
  • Keep Florida Beautiful - $800,000 TF

Department of Economic Opportunity

Total: $891.5 million ($58.9 million GR; $832.6 million TF); 1,621 FTE

  • Economic Development Partners - $106.6 million
  • Enterprise Florida - $18.1 million
  • VISIT FLORIDA - $63.5 million
  • Space Florida - $19.5 million
  • Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research - $5.5 million
  • Economic Development Tools - Flexible Funding - $45 million ($35.2 million TF; $9.8 million GR)
  • Economic, Community and Workforce Development Programs and Projects - $31.7 million
  • Economic Development - $9.5 million ($7.5 million TF; $2 million GR)
  • Housing & Community Development - $19.6 million GR
  • Workforce Development - $2,682,000 ($2,632,000 TF; $50,000 GR) 
  • Defense Support Task Force - $4 million
  • Military Base Protection & Defense Infrastructure - $2.6 million
  • Community Planning - Technical Assistance to Local Governments - $1.2 million
  • Regional Planning Councils - $2.5 million
  • Ready to Work Program - $4 million
  • Quick Response Training - $12 million ($9.15 million TF; $2.85 million GR)
  • Reemployment Assistance Benefits & Claims System - $1.2 million TF

Division of Emergency Management

Total: $315.2 million TF; 153 FTE

  • Federally Declared Disaster Funding (including state match) - $246.4 million

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2013.

Vote: Senate 40-0; House 106-11