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HB 5001 — General Appropriations Act

by Appropriations Committee and Rep. McKeel (SB 2500 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 2014-2015 provides for a total budget of $77.1 billion, including:

  • General revenue (GR):  $27.9 billion
  • Trust funds (TF):  $49.2 billion
  • Full time equivalent positions (FTE):  114,444.57

Total reserves - $3.1 billion:

  • $1.4 billion Working Capital Trust Fund
  • $214.5 million Budget Stabilization Fund Transfer (Fiscal Year 2014-2015 transfer)
  • $923.3 million Budget Stabilization Fund (estimated June 30, 2014 balance based on anticipated transfers)
  • $607 million Lawton Chiles Endowment Fund (estimated June 30, 2014 balance)

Total reserves as a percentage of general revenue:  10.3 percent.

Major Issues Funded

State Employee Compensation and Benefits

Total: $30.6 million ($17.5 million GR; $13.1 million TF)

  • State Court System Pay Increase - $5.6 million GR; $2.5 million TF
  • Assistant State Attorney and Assistant Public Defender Pay Increase - $9.1 million GR; $1.8 million TF
  • Assistant Regional Conflict Counsel 2.5 percent Pay Increase - $0.5 million GR
  • State Law Enforcement 5 percent Pay Increase - $2.3 million GR; $8.8 million TF

Florida Retirement System (FRS)

Statewide Increase to FRS Contribution Rates: $82.6 million ($70.5 million GR; $12.1 million TF)

  • Administered Funds (State Agencies) - $20.0 million GR; $12.1 million TF
  • School Boards (K-12) - $39.3 million GR
  • State Universities - $6.9 million GR
  • Community Colleges - $4.3 million GR 

Statewide Increase to Health Insurance Subsidy Contribution Rates: $11.2 million ($9.6 million GR; $1.6 million TF)

  • Administered Funds (State Agencies) - $1.5 million GR; $1.6 million TF
  • School Boards (K-12) - $6.9 million GR
  • State Universities - $0.7 million GR
  • Community Colleges - $0.5 million GR

State Match for Federally Declared Disasters

Total: $13.7 million GR

Public Education Capital Outlay (PECO)

Total appropriations: $1.95 billion

PECO Projects total: $544.8 million

  • Charter School Capital Outlay - $75.0 million TF
  • Public School Renovation, Repair, and Maintenance - $50.0 million TF
  • Public School Special Facilities - $59.7 million TF
  • High Growth School Districts - $3.0 million TF
  • Putnam County Schools - $1.0 million
  • Florida College System Projects - $107.5 million TF
  • Florida College System Repairs and Maintenance - $15.0 million TF
  • University System Projects - $159.6 million TF
  • University System Repairs and Maintenance - $57.6 million TF
  • University Lab School Maintenance - $4.8 million TF
  • Public Broadcasting Maintenance - $2.2 million TF
  • Independent Colleges - $5.3 million TF
  • Vocational-Technical Facilities - $3.0 million TF
  • School for the Deaf and Blind Critical Repairs and Maintenance - $1.1 million TF

University Funding for Capital Improvement Fee Projects - $41.1 million TF

Debt Service - $1.4 billion

Fund sources: $5.3 million GR; $539.6 million PECO TF; $41.1 million other TF; $1.4 billion TF in required debt service. To support these appropriations, $169.9 million GR and $136.2 million from the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund are transferred to provide cash to support the PECO TF.

Education Appropriations

Total appropriations:  $18.8 billion ($14.5 billion GR; $4.3 billion TF)[1]

Total funding - including local revenues:  $29.8 billion ($18.8 billion state funds; $11 billion local)[2]

Major Issues Funded

Early Learning Services

Total: $1 billion ($555.6 million GR; $466.1 million TF)

  • Voluntary Prekindergarten Program - $396.1 million GR; $54 or 2.3 percent increase in the base student allocation
  • School Readiness Program - $625.6 million ($159.5 million GR; $466.1 million TF)

Public Schools/K12 Florida Education Finance Program (FEFP)

Total Funding: $18.9 billion ($10.7 billion state funds; $8.2 billion local)

  • FEFP increase is $575 million or 3.14 percent
  • FEFP increase in Funds per Student is $176 or 2.61 percent
  • Enrollment Workload Increase - $54.5 million
  • Additional Funds for Florida Retirement System Adjustments - $46.2 million GR
  • No increase in millage
  • High School and Middle School Industry Certifications - additional $30 million
  • Digital Classrooms Allocation - $40 million
  • Extended Day Program for Intensive Reading Expanded to 300 Elementary Schools - $90 million
  • Funds for Dual Enrollment Instructional Materials - $10 million

Public Schools/K12 Non-FEFP

  • Mentoring Programs - $23.1 million GR
  • Programs to Enhance Schools and Instruction - $30 million GR
  • Florida Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts - $18.4 million GR
  • Superintendent’s Training - $500,000 GR; additional $500,000 for specialized training for student acceleration options
  • School District Matching Grants - $4.5 million GR
  • Florida School for the Deaf & Blind - $50 million ($45.4 million GR; $4.6 million TF)
  • Teacher of the Year Summit - $50,000 GR

District Workforce

Total: $538.5 million ($293.5 million GR; $196.1 million TF; $48.9 million tuition/fees)

  • Workforce Development - $369.5 million ($287.1 million GR, $82.4 million TF), all tech centers and adult education programs fully funded
  • Career and Professional Education (CAPE) Incentive Funds for Industry Certifications in Targeted Occupational Areas, including Health Science and Information Technology - $5 million GR

Florida College System

Total: $2.0 billion ($892.1 million GR; $254.9 million TF; $840.7 million tuition/fees)

  • Equalization Funding - $5 million GR
  • Compression Funding - $15.5 million GR
  • Florida Retirement System Adjustments - $4.8 million GR
  • CAPE Incentive Funds for Industry Certifications in Targeted Occupational Areas, including Health Science and Information Technology - $5 million GR

State University System

Total: $4.4 billion ($2.2 billion GR; $289.9 million TF; $1.9 billion tuition/fees)

  • Performance Based Funding  - $200 million
  • $100 million new funds GR
  • $100 million reprioritization of base funds GR
  • Florida Retirement System Adjustments - $7.6 million GR
  • Plant Operations and Maintenance - $6.2 million
  • University Research Preeminence Increase - $10 million GR
  • Florida Institute for Child Welfare - $1 million

Private Colleges

Total: $160 million GR

  • Florida Resident Access Grant - Workload Increase and Student Award Level Increase for Legacy and Newly Eligible Institutions -  $22.7 million
  • Access to Better Learning and Education (ABLE) Grant - Workload Increase and Student Award Level Increase -  $2.4 million GR
  • Embry Riddle - Career Academy Partnerships - $3 million GR
  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities - $3.3 million additional funds GR

Student Financial Aid

Total: $476 million ($97.7 million GR, $378.3 million TF)

  • Florida Student Assistance Grant Increase - $15 million ($8.5 million GR; $6.4 million TF)
  • Children/Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Veterans Workload Increase - $219,783
  • Florida National Merit Scholarship Incentive Program - $2.8 million GR
  • Need-based educational benefits to pay living expenses during semester breaks for active duty and honorably discharged members of the Armed Forces - $1 million
  • Rosewood Family Scholarship Program - Workload Increase and Award Level Increase - $196,747

Vocational Rehabilitation

Total: $250.4 million ($61.8 million GR, $188.6 million TF)

  • Additional funds to eliminate the program’s waiting lists for individuals with the most significant disabilities - $44 million ($16.9 million GR, $27 million TF)

Health and Human Services Appropriations

Total appropriations:  $31.9 billion ($8.3 billion GR; $23.6 billion TF); 33,088.57 FTE

Major Issues Funded

Agency for Health Care Administration

Total: $24.6 billion ($5.5 billion GR; $19.1 billion TF); 1,644 FTE

  • Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Program - $156.6 million TF
  • Personal Needs Allowance - $18.4 million GR; $21.8 million TF
  • (Individuals in Residential Care from $35 to $105 per month) 
  • Long-Term Care Managed Care Waiver Program - $5.1 million GR; $7.5 million TF (approximately 823 individuals)
  • Private Duty Nursing Services Rate Increase 5 percent - $2.2 million GR; $3.3  million TF
  • Speech, Occupational, and Physical Therapies Rate Increase 5.3 percent - $4 million GR; $6 million TF
  • Medicaid Assistive Care Services Rate Increase - $3.4 million GR; $5 million TF
  • Pediatric Physician Fees Rate Increase - $3.4 million GR; $5 million TF  
  • Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Centers (PPECs) Rate Increase - $1.6 million GR; $2.4 million TF  

Department of Elder Affairs

Total: $294.6 million ($126.5 million GR; $168.1 million TF); 440.5 FTE

  • Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Program - $5.3 million GR; $7.7 million TF (600 new slots)
  • Alzheimer’s Disease Waitlist - $4 million GR (approximately 392 individuals)
  • Community Care for the Elderly Program - $5 million GR (approximately 751 individuals)
  • Local Elderly Meals and Community Based Programs - $5.3 million GR
  • Alzheimer’s Community Services - $1.7 million GR

Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Total: $1.2 billion ($491.7 million GR; $661.8 million TF); 2,865.5 FTE

  • Transition Wait List Individuals to the Home and Community-Based Services Waiver (approximately 1,260 individuals) - $8.1 million GR, $11.9 million TF
  • Fair Hearings Workload - $2.3 million GR, $2.3 million TF
  • Supported Employment Services for Wait List Individuals - $.5 million GR
  • Adult Day Training 2 percent Provider Rate Increase - $.5 million GR; $.8 million TF
  • State Facilities Repairs and Maintenance - $2 million GR; $.6 million TF
  • Billy Joe Rish State Park Improvements - $1 million GR

Department of Children and Families

Total: $2.9 billion ($1.6 billion GR; $1.2 billion TF); 11,863.5 FTE

  • Child Welfare System:
    • Child Protective Investigations Workload - 270 FTE; $16.1 million GR; $2.5 million TF
    • Sheriff’s Child Protective Investigations - $8.1 million GR 
    • Community Based Care Agencies Services - $10 million GR
    • Healthy Families Program Expansion - $5 million GR
    • Family Intensive Treatment Teams - $5 million GR
    • Human Trafficking Victim Services - $3 million GR
    • Data Analytics and Information Sharing Initiative - $2 million GR
  • Maintenance Adoption Subsidies - $20.2 million GR, $8.5 million TF
  • Children’s Mental Health Community Action (CAT) Teams - $11.3 million GR 
  • Substance Abuse Services for Pregnant Women - $10 million GR
  • Community Based Care Agencies - $1.3 million GR; $6 million TF
  • Medicaid Eligibility System Technology Improvements - $4.8 million TF
  • Adult Community Mental Health Funding - $4 million GR
  • Adult/Children Community Substance Abuse Funding - $3.6 million GR
  • Mental Health Transition Beds - $3 million GR
  • County Criminal Justice Mental Health Grant - $3 million GR
  • Domestic Violence Services - $2 million GR; $.5 million TF
  • Identity/Asset Verification Services - $3 million TF
  • Healthy Families Program Funding - $2 million GR
  • State Mental Health Treatment Facilities Repairs and Maintenance - $2.3 million TF

Department of Health

Total: $2.8 billion ($520.9 million GR; $2.3 billion TF); 15,171.57 FTE

  • Florida Cancer Center Funding - $35.9 million GR
  • County Health Departments and State Laboratories Fixed Capital Repairs - $5 million GR;
  • $13.8 million TF
  • Medical Quality Assurance Licensure and Enforcement Information Database (LEID) System Upgrade - $4.4 million TF
  • Early Steps Program - $3.6 million GR
  • Alzheimer’s Research - $3 million GR
  • Cancer Research Endowments - $2 million GR
  • Ounce of Prevention - $1.9 million GR
  • Waitlist for Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program Medicaid Waiver - $.2 million GR; $.4 million TF

Department of Veterans Affairs

Total: $114 million ($10.8 million GR; $103.2 million TF); 1,103.5 FTE

  • Construction of New State Veterans’ Nursing Home - $11 million TF
  • Maintenance and Repair of State Veterans’ Nursing Homes and Domiciliary - $7.8 million TF
  • Workforce Training Grant Program - $2 million GR
  • Entrepreneur Training Initiative - $1 million GR

Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations

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

Major Issues Funded

  • Guardian ad Litem Staffing to support program’s plan to serve all children in dependency - $6.1 million GR; 105.5 FTE
  • Children’s Advocacy Centers services - $3.5 million GR
  • District Courts of Appeal critical maintenance and repairs, security Enhancements, and Partial Construction of New DCA Building - $10.7 million GR
  • The Criminal Justice Estimating Conference’s (CJEC) prison population forecast for the Department of Corrections in Fiscal Years 2013-2014 and 2014-2015

Department of Legal Affairs 

Total: $204.8 million ($52.7 million GR; $152.1 million TF); 1,313.5 FTE

  • Criminal appeals workload  - $1 million GR; 10 FTE
  • Civil legal assistance to improve access to justice system - $2 million GR
  • Statewide prosecution - $522,000 GR; 2 FTE
  • Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Data Mining Initiative - $1.5 million GR

Department of Corrections (DOC)

Total: $2.30 billion ($2.23 billion GR; $71.3 million TF); 23,729 FTE

  • Inmate transport vehicles - $500,000 GR
  • Restores critical salary lapse reductions in the DOC’s institutions - $9 million GR
  • Officers to manage expected increase in inmate population - $22.3 million GR; 215 FTE
  • Support costs needed to operate DOC facilities to house additional inmates in Fiscal Year 2014-2015 - $17.4 million GR; 273 FTE
  • Electronic monitoring for work release inmates - $3 million GR
  • Automated time and attendance system for DOC facilities - $5 million GR
  • Additional 185 residential substance abuse beds - $3.3 million GR
  • Critical facility maintenance and repair - $5.3 million GR

Department of Law Enforcement

Total: $259.1 million ($98 million GR; $161.1 million TF); 1,769 FTE

  • Firearm purchase verification program staffing - $1.1 million TF; 18 FTE
  • Forensic equipment upgrade - $880,000 GR
  • Expand cybercrime capacity and capabilities - $925,000; 9 FTE
  • Criminal Justice Standards and Training Trust Fund shortfall - $3.9 million GR
  • Final phase of the Biometric Identification System (fingerprint records system) - $1.9 million TF

Department of Juvenile Justice

Total:  $551.4 million ($395.8 million GR; $155.6 million TF); 3,265.5 FTE

  • Behavioral health overlay and health services for non-secure residential programs - $18.2 million GR
  • PACE Center for Girls expansion - $2 million GR
  • Children in Need of Services/Families in Need of Services (CINS/FINS) expansion in underserved areas - $3.4 million GR
  • Boys and Girls Clubs - $4.5 million GR
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters - $1.1 million GR
  • Critical facility maintenance and repair - $2.9 million GR 

Supreme Court

Total:  $31.3 million ($12.6 million GR; $18.7 million TF); 272.5 FTE

  • Case processing support - $76,000 GR; 1 FTE

District Courts of Appeal (DCA)

Total:  $54.6 million ($36.9 million GR; $17.8 million TF); 445 FTE

  • Three new DCA judgeships - $1.4 million GR; 12 FTE
  • Critical maintenance and repairs, security enhancements, and partial construction of new DCA building - $10.1 million GR

Trial Courts

Total:  $405.5 million ($329.4 million GR; $76.1 million TF); 3,595 FTE

  • Enhanced services at Children’s Advocacy Centers - $3.5 million GR
  • Post-adjudicatory drug court - $5.5 million GR
  • Veterans’ courts - $1.0 million GR

Justice Administrative Commission

Total:  $93.8 million ($92.9 million GR; $939,000 TF); 97 FTE

  • Financial reporting and customer service staffing - $203,000 GR; 3 FTE
  • Case management system - $375,000 GR
  • Flat fee increases to eight critical case types - $1.0 million GR

Guardian Ad Litem

Total:  $43.4 million ($43.1 million GR; $320,000 TF); 695.5 FTE

  • Staffing to support program’s plan to serve all children in dependency - $6.1 million GR; 105.5 FTE

State Attorneys

Total:  $425 million ($329.1 million GR; $95.9 TF); 6,079.25 FTE

  • Crimes against the elderly prosecution unit - $162,000 GR; 3 FTE
  • Drug diversion unit - $700,000 TF; 11 FTE

Public Defenders

Total:  $207.6 million ($172.2 million GR; $35.4 TF); 2,801 FTE

  • Cross circuit representation pilot project - $205,000 GR; 2 FTE

Capital Collateral Regional Councils (CCRC)

Total:  $8.9 million ($8.3 million GR; $609,000 TF); 82 FTE

  • Workload to address increased cases in CCRC-North - $387,000 GR; 3 FTE

Regional Conflict Counsel

Total:  $41.5 million ($40.5 million GR; $1.0 million TF); 413 FTE

  • Due process - $300,000 GR
  • IT infrastructure replacement - $230,000 GR

General Government Appropriations

Total appropriations:  $5.4 billion ($794.7 million GR; $4.6 billion TF); 20,221 FTE

Major Issues Funded

Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services 

Total: $ 1.5 billion ($185.1 million GR; $1.4 billion TF); 3,582 FTE

  • Wildfire Suppression Equipment - $3 million GR 
  • Citrus Research and Budwood Program - $2 million GR; $4 million TF
  • Florida Agriculture Promotion Campaign - $.4 million GR; $4 million TF
  • Hybrid Wetland Treatment Projects - $10.5 million GR
  • Lake Okeechobee Restoration Projects - $10 million GR
  • Agriculture Best Management Practices - $8.4 million TF
  • Agriculture Livestock Markets, Pavilions, and Centers - $3.3 million GR
  • Citrus Health Response Program - $.1 million GR; $7.1 million TF
  • Rural and Family Lands Protection Program - $5 million TF
  • Farm Share and Food Banks - $2.5 million GR
  • Oyster Rehabilitation & Best Management Practices - $7.7 million TF
  • Child Nutrition Program Grants - $2.6 million TF
  • State Farmers’ Markets Maintenance and Repairs - $.5 million GR; $1.4 million TF

Department of Business & Professional Regulation

Total: $147.5 million ($.4 million GR; $147.1 million TF); 1,616 FTE

  • Florida State Boxing Commission - $.2 million GR
  • Visit Florida - $.5 million TF
  • Unlicensed Activity Program - 4 positions; $1.1 million TF
  • Pari-Mutuel Laboratory Equipment Replacement - $.4 million TF

Department of Citrus

Total: $52.3 million ($.5 million GR; $51.8 million TF); 55 FTE

Department of Environmental Protection

Total: $1.6 billion ($285.8 million GR; $1.3 billion TF); 3,095 FTE

  • Beach Projects - $25.4 million GR; $21.8 million TF
  • Springs Restoration - $30 million GR (includes $5m in DACS)
  • Florida Keys Wastewater Treatment Plan - $50 million TF
  • Indian River Lagoon and Lake Okeechobee Basin - $232 million GR & TF (includes $4.2 million Water Projects for Loxahatchee and St. Lucie Rivers and $90 million in the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 FDOT Work Program for Tamiami Trail)
  • Florida Forever - $10 million GR; $47.5 million TF
  • Petroleum Tanks Cleanup Program - $110 million TF
  • Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) - $9.4 million TF
  • Drinking Water & Wastewater Revolving Loan Programs - $13.5 million GR; $225.2 million TF
  • Small County Wastewater Treatment Grants - $21 million TF
  • State Parks Maintenance & Repairs - $19.7 million TF
  • Local Parks - $3.1 million GR; $.8 million TF
  • Nonmandatory Land Reclamation - $4.2 million TF
  • Water Projects - $88.5 million GR
  • Dispersed Water Storage - $10 million GR
  • Water Management District Operations - $5 million TF
  • Management of Conservation and Recreation Lands (CARL) - $3m TF

Department of Financial Services

Total: $325.4 million ($23.3 million GR; $302.1 million TF); 2,613 FTE

  • Fire College and Arson Lab Repairs and Maintenance - $3.5 million TF
  • Arson Lab Information System Replacement - $.3 million TF
  • Florida Accounting & Information Resource (FLAIR) Replacement - 22 positions; $9 million TF
  • Risk Management Information System - $2.2 million TF
  • Florida State University Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center - $1 million TF
  • Florida International University Public Hurricane Model & Wall of Wind - $1.9 million TF

Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission

Total: $361.3 million ($34.4 million GR; $329.9 million TF); 2,113 FTE

  • Boating Infrastructure and Improvement Program - $.2 million TF; $5.1 million TF
  • Artificial Fishing Reef Construction - $1.1 million GR; $.8 million TF
  • Lionfish Bounty, Outreach, and Control - $.4 million GR; $.3 million TF
  • Invasive and Aquatic Plant Management - $3 million TF
  • Florida Conservation and Technology Center - $3 million GR
  • Red Tide Research - $.6 million GR
  • Lake Restoration - $6.4 million TF
  • Land Management and Improvements - $2.8 million TF

Department of the Lottery

Total: $163.5 million TF; 420 FTE

  • Replacement of Motor Vehicles - $.9 million TF

Department of Management Services

Total: $671.3 million ($49.7 million GR; $621.6 million TF); 1,312 FTE

  • Florida Facilities Pool Repairs and Maintenance - $21.5 million GR; $8.2 million TF
  • Facilities Management System - $4 million TF
  • Florida Interoperability Network and Mutual Aid - $3.5 million GR
  • People First Procurement Assistance - $.5 million TF
  • Statewide Law Enforcement Radio System Study - $1 million TF
  • Non-Florida Retirement System Pension Benefits - $.2 million GR
  • Data Center Operations and Infrastructure - $7.8 million ($2.1 million GR)
  • Florida Commission on Human Relations Relocation - $.8 million GR
  • Public Employees Relations Commission Relocation - $.3 million GR

Public Service Commission

Total: $25.2 million ($25.2 million TF); 283 FTE

Department of Revenue

Total: $559.4 million ($208.7 million GR; $350.7 million TF); 5,133 FTE

  • Fiscally Constrained Counties - $23.5 million GR
  • One Stop Business Registration Portal - $.8 million GR
  • Aerial Photography - $.2 million

Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations

Total appropriations:  $12.17 billion ($207.96 million GR; $11.96 billion TF); 13,561.5 FTE

Major Issues Funded

  • Transportation Work Program - $9.2 billion TF
  • Affordable Housing Programs - $167.7 million TF
  • Economic Development Incentive Programs - $71 million TF
  • Economic Development Partners (EFI, Visit Florida, Space Florida, etc.) - $118.9 million
  • Florida Highway Patrol Law Enforcement Positions - $3.5 million; 28 FTE
  • Library Grants and Assistance - $32.8 million GR
  • Cultural Programs, Grants and Facilities - $55.6 million GR
  • Historic Preservation Grants - $16.3 million GR
  • National Guard Tuition Assistance - $3.4 million

Department of Economic Opportunity 

Total:  $1.1 billion ($37.4 million GR; $1.1 billion TF); 1,619.5 FTE

  • Economic Development Partners - $118.9 million
    • Enterprise Florida (EFI) - $8.6 million TF
    • EFI - International Trade & Promotion - $6.8 million TF
    • Florida Sports Foundation - $4.5 million TF
    • VISIT Florida - $74 million TF
    • Space Florida - $19.5 million ($2 million GR; $17.5 million TF)
    • Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research - $5.5 million TF
  • Economic Development Incentive Programs - $71 million TF
  • Economic Development Projects and Initiatives - $13.9 million ($1 million GR; $12.9 million TF)
  • Quick Response Training - $12.1 million
  • Workforce Development Projects - $4.8 million ($1.2 million GR; $3.6 million TF)
  • Florida Defense Support Task Force - $3.5 million
  • Military Base Protection & Defense Infrastructure - $2.6 million
  • Affordable Housing Programs - $167.7 million
    • State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) Program - $100 million ($96 million allocated to local governments; $4 million allocated for homeless programs through the Dept. of Children and Families)
    • State Housing Programs, including State Apartment Incentive Loan (SAIL) Program - $67.7 million (with $10 million allocated for competitive grants for housing for the disabled)
  • Community Planning - Technical Assistance to Local Governments - $1.6 million
  • Housing & Community Development Projects - $42.5 million ($26.7 million GR; $15.8 million TF)

Division of Emergency Management

Total: $230.6 million ($1.9 million GR; $228.7 million TF); 157.0 FTE

  • Federally Declared Disaster Funding (including state match) - $159.3 million TF

Department of State

Total:  $162.5 million ($132.4 million GR; $30.0 million TF); 408.0 FTE

  • State Aid to Libraries - $27.4 million GR ($22.3 million recurring)
  • Library Cooperative Grants - $2 million GR
  • State Touring Program - $200,000 GR
  • All Major Grant Program Approved Lists are fully funded:
    • Cultural & Museum Program Grants - $24.1 million GR ($5 million is recurring)
    • Culture Builds Florida - Project Grants - $1.2 million GR
    • Cultural Endowment Grants - $6.9 million GR
    • Cultural Facilities Grants - $10.8 million GR
    • Historic Preservation Small Matching Grants - $1.8 million GR ($1.5 million is recurring)
    • Historic Preservation Special Category Grants - $14.3 million GR
  • Historic properties maintenance and repairs - $640,000 ($500,000 is recurring)

Department of Transportation

Total:  $10.1 billion ($12.0 million GR, $10.1 billion TF); 6,504 FTE

  • Transportation Work Program - $9.2 billion TF
    • Highway Construction - $3.9 billion TF
    • County Transportation Programs - $158 million TF
    • Aviation Grants - $337 million TF
    • Seaport and Intermodal Development Grants - $184 million TF; $12 million GR
    • Public Transit Development Grants - $583 million TF
    • Rail Development Grants - $317 million TF
    • Coast to Coast Connector Trail - $26.5 million TF

Department of Military Affairs

Total:  $100.1 million ($24.2 million GR; $75.9 million TF); 459 FTE

  • Tuition Assistance for Florida National Guard - $3 million GR
  • Community Outreach Programs (Forward March and About Face) - $2 million GR
  • Armory Maintenance and Repair - $1.7 million GR (with an additional $12.5 million funded in SB 860, the “GI Bill”)
  • Camp Blanding Construction - Special Forces Headquarters - $2.5 million GR

Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

Total:  $435.5 million TF; 4,414 FTE

  • Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) -
    • 28 New FHP Law Enforcement Officers - $3.5 million TF
    • Replacement of 312 FHP Pursuit Vehicles - $9 million TF
    • Trooper Incidental and Court Overtime Pay - $2 million TF

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2014, or upon becoming law, whichever occurs later.



[1]Excludes appropriated university tuition/fees.

[2]Local revenues include required and discretionary local effort for public schools and tuition/fees for district workforce, colleges, and universities.

Vote: Senate 40-0; House 102-15