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SB 2500-A — General Appropriations Act

by Senator Lee

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 2015-2016 provides for a total budget of $78.7 billion, including:

  • General revenue (GR): $29.0 billion
  • Trust funds (TF): $49.7 billion
  • Full time equivalent positions (FTE): 113,686.57

Major Issues Funded

Education Capital Outlay

  • Total: $471.2 million in PECO TF and $3.0 million in GR:
  • Public School repairs and maintenance - $50 million
  • Charter School repairs and maintenance - $50 million
  • Developmental Research Schools - $5.1 million
  • Public School Special Facilities - $89.8 million
  • Florida College System repairs and maintenance - $20 million
  • Florida College System Projects - $84.8 million
  • University System repairs and maintenance - $35 million
  • University System projects - $129.9 million
  • School for the Deaf and Blind critical repairs and maintenance - $5.4 million
  • Division of Blind Services - $400,000
  • Public Broadcasting – Health and Safety Issues - $3.15 million
  • Public Vocational School - $600,000
  • Total: $32.1 million in authorization for SUS Capital Improvement Student Fee Projects

Florida Retirement System

  • FRS Normal Costs and Unfunded Actuarial Liability – Total ($64.9) million ($58.0 million GR; $6.9 million TF)
  • State Agencies - $9.6 million GR; ($6.9) million TF
  • School Boards K-12 - ($60.5) million GR
  • State Universities - ($2.5) million GR
  • Community Colleges - ($4.5) million GR
  • Health Insurance Subsidy – Total $83.8 million ($73.3 million GR; $10.5 million TF)

Domestic Security

            Total: $30.9 million TF

State Match for Federally Declared Disasters

            Total: $27.0 million GR

Education Appropriations

Total appropriations:  $19.3 billion ($15.2 billion GR; $4.1 billion TF)[1]

Total Funding - Including Local Revenues:  $30.8 billion ($19.3 billion state funds; $11.5 billion local)[2]

Major Issues Funded

Early Learning Services

Total: $1.03 billion ($549.2 million GR; $476.4 million TF)

  • Voluntary Prekindergarten Program - $389.3 million GR; BSA funding maintained
  • School Readiness Program  - $636.3 million ($159.9 million GR; $476.4 million TF)

Public Schools/K12 FEFP

Total Funding: $19.7 billion ($10.9 billion state funds; $8.8 billion local)

  • FEFP Increase is $780 million or 4.13%
  • FEFP Increase in Funds per FTE is $207 or 3.0%
  • Enrollment Workload Increase – additional 30,057 students for $116.6 million
  • No increase in millage
  • Federally Connected Student Supplement - $12.4 million
  • Digital Classrooms Allocation - $60 million
  • Supplemental Academic Instruction and Reading Allocations - Extended Day Program for Intensive Reading for 300 Elementary Schools – $90 million

Public Schools/K12 Non-FEFP/State Board of Education

  • Mentoring Programs - $13.6 million GR
  • Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts - $55 million GR for increased student participation and additional eligibility (broader autism definition, muscular dystrophy, and three/four year olds)
  • Florida’s Best and Brightest Teacher Scholarship Program - $44 million GR
  • Administrator Professional Development - $7 million GR
  • Standard Student Attire Incentive Program - $10 million GR
  • School District Matching Grants - $4.5 million GR
  • Florida School for the Deaf & Blind - $50.2 million ($45.7 million GR; $4.5 million TF)

District Workforce

Total: $532.3 million ($291.1 million GR; $192.9 million TF; $48.3 million tuition/fees)

  • Workforce Development - $365 million ($285.9 million GR, $79.1 million TF)
  • CAPE Incentive Funds for Industry Certifications in Targeted Occupational Areas, including Health Science and Information Technology - $4.5 million GR
  • Workforce Education Student Information System - $3.4 million GR

Florida College System

Total: $2.02 billion ($937 million GR; $244.9 million TF; $840.7 million tuition/fees)

  • Operational Support Funds - $22.3 million GR
  • Performance Based Funding  - $40 million GR
  • $20 million State Investment (GR)
  • $20 million Institutional Investment

(Reprioritization from the base of each institution)

  • CAPE Incentive Funds for Industry Certifications in Targeted Occupational Areas, including Health Science and Information Technology - $5 million GR

State University System

Total: $4.5 billion ($2.4 billion GR; $278.6 million TF; $1.9 billion tuition/fees)

  • Performance Based Funding  - $400 million
  • $150 million State Investment (GR)
  • $250 million Institutional Investment

(Reprioritized from the base of each institution)

  • Florida Postsecondary Comprehensive Transition Program - $8,000,000 GR
  • Johnson Matching Gift Program  - $772,500 GR
  • Additional Funds for Preeminent State Universities - $10 million GR

Private Colleges

Total: $152.2 million GR

  • Florida Resident Access Grant – Workload Increase - $2.9 million GR
  • ABLE Grant - Workload Decrease Based on Estimating Conference Enrollment -  ($16,500)
  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities Increase - $1.8 million GR

Student Financial Aid

Total: $421.5 million ($111.9 million GR, $309.6 million TF)

  • Bright Futures – funding balanced to official estimate
  • Florida National Merit Scholar Incentive Program – Workload Increase - $5.5 million
  • Children/Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Veterans Workload Increase - $353,397
  • Need-based educational benefits to pay living expenses during semester breaks for active duty and honorably discharged members of the Armed Forces - $1 million

Vocational Rehabilitation

Total: $217.6 million ($45 million GR, $172.6 million TF)

  • Additional Funds to Maximize Federal Award - $921,085 GR to draw down $3.4 million additional in federal funds.

Health and Human Services Appropriations

Total Budget: $32,907.7 million ($8,761.2 million GR; $24,146.5 million TF); 32,156.6 FTE

Major Issues Funded

Agency for Health Care Administration

Total: $25,436.6 million ($5,919.2 million GR; $19,517.4 million TF); 1,563 FTE

  • Medicaid Price Level and Workload Adjustment – $93.4 million GR; ($1,717.2) million TF
  • Children's Special Health Care – funding balanced to official estimate
  • Low Income Pool - $1,000.0 million TF
  • Hospital Reimbursement Increases - $400 million GR; $610.9 million TF
  • Other Provider Access – Community Primary Care Grants - $28.6 million GR
  • Children's Medical Services Administration - $1.0 million GR; $8.6 million TF
  • Florida Medicaid Management Information System (FMMIS) - $5.7 million TF
  • Rate Increase for Intermediate Care Facilities for the Developmentally Disabled (ICF/DD) - $1.6 million GR; $2.4 million TF (approximately a 1.6% increase).
  • Long Term Care Waiver Wait List Reduction - $1.3 million GR; $2.0 million TF (will serve approximately 212 individuals)
  • Supplemental Appropriation for Legal Representation - $3.2 million TF
  • Advanced Data Analytics and Detection Services - $3.0 million TF
  • Pediatric Physicians Fee Increase - $1.2 million GR; $1.8 million TF (approximately 2% increase)
  • Achieved Savings Rebates Contract - $2 million TF
  • Rate Increase For Private Duty Nursing Services - $.7 million GR; $1.0 million TF (approximately 3% increase).
  • Medicaid Outpatient Prospective Payment System - $500,000 TF
  • Agency Efficiencies  - ($3.6) million GR; ($11.5) million TF; (81) FTE

Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Total: $1,210.6 million ($505.9 million GR; $704.7 million TF); 2,865.5 FTE

  • Transition Waitlist Individuals from Categories 3, 4, and 5 to the iBudget Waiver  – $16.1 million GR, $24.6 million TF (will serve approximately 2,000 individuals)
  • Support Coordination Rate Increase – $3.2 million GR; $4.9 million TF (approximately 18.2% increase)
  • Personal Supports Rate Increase – $2 million GR; $3.1 million TF (approximately 2.5% increase)
  • Client Data Management System – $1.3 million TF ($.8 million GR; $.8 million TF funded in the Back of the Bill)
  • Supported Employment Services for Waitlist Individuals – $.5 million GR; $.5 million TF
  • William “Billy Joe” Rish Park Fixed Capital Repairs – $.8 million GR
  • Developmental Disability Centers Fixed Capital Repairs – $.8 million TF
  • Developmental Disability Centers Additional Staffing – 15 FTE; $.6 million GR
  • Regional Offices Additional Staffing – 12 FTE; $.4 million GR

Department of Children and Families

Total: $3,001.0 million ($1,655.4 million GR; $1,345.6 million TF); 11,830.5 FTE

  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services – $1 million GR; $40.6 million TF
  • Child Welfare Training – $16.6 million TF
  • Maintenance Adoption Subsidies – $5 million GR; $11.4 million TF
  • Community Based Care (CBC) Core Services Funding – $5.6 million GR; $10.6 million TF
  • CBC Risk Pool – $13 million TF
  • Grant Program for Central Receiving Facilities – $10 million GR
  • Community Action Teams – $6 million GR
  • Adoption Incentive Programs - $5.8 million GR
  • Healthy Families Expansion – $2 million GR; $2 million TF
  • Challenge Grant Program for Homeless Assistance – $3.8 million TF
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education Funding – $2.8 million TF
  • Social Work Student Stipend Program – $2.6 million TF
  • Family Intensive Treatment (FIT) Team Expansion – $2.4 million GR
  • Maintenance and Repair of State Facilities – $2.3 million TF
  • Mental Health Forensic Beds – $1.6 million GR
  • Health Transitions Grant – $1 million TF
  • Youth Facility Increased Capacity – $1 million GR
  • Cost of Living Adjustment for Foster Parent Assistance – $1 million GR
  • Child Welfare Results Oriented Accountability System – $.5 million GR
  • Agency Efficiencies – (42) FTE; ($.5) million GR; ($.2) million TF

Department of Elder Affairs

Total: $298.7 million ($126.9 million GR; $171.8 million TF); 433.5 FTE

  • Alzheimer's Disease Initiative - Frail Elders Waiting for Services (will serve approximately 167 individuals) – $1.7 million GR
  • Additional Clients in the Community Care for the Elderly (CCE) Program (will serve approximately 300 individuals) – $2.0 million GR
  • Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) - $1.6 million GR; $2.4 million TF – Funding to support the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) by providing 150 additional slots in Palm Beach County and 50 slots in Pinellas County.
  • Statewide Senior Legal Helpline - $250,000 GR
  • Agency Efficiencies – (7) FTE; ($.2) million GR; ($.4) million TF

Department of Health

Total: $ 2,852.4 million ($545.7 million GR; $2,306.6 million TF); 14,358.57 FTE

  • Federally Qualified Health Centers – $18.3 million GR
  • Child Nutrition Program – $15 million TF
  • County Health Departments and State Laboratories Fixed Capital Repairs – $4.1 million GR; $10.2 million TF
  • Early Steps Program – $13 million GR (will serve approximately 16,161 individuals)
  • Poison Control Centers – $3.2 million GR
  • Medical Quality Assurance Licensure and Enforcement Information Database (LEID) System Upgrade – $2.2 million TF
  • Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program Medicaid Waiver Waitlist Reduction – $.4 million GR; $.6 million TF (will serve approximately 25 individuals)
  • Prescription Drug Monitoring Program – $.5 million GR
  • Statewide Marketing Campaign for the Developmental Disabilities Information Clearinghouse – $.3 million GR
  • Vacant Position Reductions – (219.0) FTE; ($5.4) million GR; ($22.5) million TF
  • Management & Efficiency – (597.0) FTE; ($2.4) million GR; ($11) million TF

Department of Veterans Affairs

Total: $108.5 million ($8.2 million GR; $100.2 million TF); 1,105.5 FTE

  • Maintenance and Repair for State Veterans’ Nursing Homes – $12.4 million TF
  • Continued construction of seventh State Veterans’ Nursing Home – $2 million TF

Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations

Total Budget:  $4.755 billion ($3.976.8 billion GR; $778.6 million TF); 45,184.25 FTE

Major Issues Funded

  • State Court Revenue Trust Fund revenue shortfall - $18.5 million in recurring GR.
  • Construction and renovation of the Third and Fourth DCA courthouses - $14.7 million.
  • Department of Corrections redirection of funds to address operational deficiencies - $52.8 million.

Attorney General/ Legal Affairs

Total: $204.20 million ($50.3 million GR; $153.9 million TF); 1,361.50 FTE

  • Consumer Protection staff - 22 FTEs and $1.4 million.
  • Criminal and Capital Appeals -15 FTE and $760,000.
  • Fixed capital outlay for the Collins Building maintenance and security staffing – 2 FTE and $1.7 million.
  • Technology enhancements - $1.1 million.

Department of Corrections

Total: $2.35 billion ($2.28 billion GR; $70.4 million TF); 23,892.00 FTE

  • Reduce salary lapse rate in essential positions (50% security) - $16.5 million to fill 163 vacancies.
  • Correctional officer certification training - $500,000.
  • Electronic monitoring -$1.3 million.
  • Motor vehicles - $2.25 million.
  • Health Services adjustment - $2 million.
  • Food Services, including kosher meals - $11.0 million.
  • Reentry programs - $2.9 million.
  • Residential substance abuse treatment services - $1.6 million.
  • Mental health transition services for inmates completing sentences - $625,000.
  • Fixed capital outlay for repair and maintenance of DOC facilities - $10.0 million.
  • Debt service reduction resulting from the reduction in the bond interest rate and completion of the Okeechobee bond payments in March - $12.3 million.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE)

Total: $270.4 million ($104.5 million GR; $165.9 million TF); 1,813.00 FTE

  • Improved crime lab evidence security – 5 FTEs and $859,000.
  • Critical information systems upgrades and update of the Computerized Criminal History (CCH) system - 6 FTEs and $3.8 million.
  • Latent prints laboratories - 6 FTEs and $370,000.
  • FDLE’s Standards and Training Trust Fund shortfall - $4.8 million.
  • Workload from increases in non-criminal justice agencies accessing state/national criminal history records - 4 FTE and $250,000.
  • Federal grant authority for Homeland Security - $1.8 million.
  • Shortfall in annual credit card processing fees - $420,000.
  • Increased maintenance costs for laboratory equipment - $500,000.
  • Investigation of all deaths in the Department of Corrections - 17 FTE and $2.3 million.

Department of Juvenile Justice

Total:  $544.4 million ($394.4 million GR; $150 million TF); 3,265.50 FTE

  • DJJ’s share of juvenile detention costs for FY 2015-16 - $4.0 million.
  • Medical services in DJJ’s juvenile detention centers - $2.9 million.
  • PACE Centers for Girls - $850,000.
  • AMIkids Gender Specific Program in Clay and Hillsborough Counties - $1.5 million.
  • Security at the Juvenile Assessment Centers in Bay and Escambia Counties - $735,000.

Supreme Court

Total:  $34.5 million ($17.7 million GR; $16.9 million TF); 281.50 FTE

  • Operational support for the Supreme Court - 8 FTEs and $987,076.
  • IT infrastructure replacement - $1.5 million.
  • Supreme Court HVAC - $30,113.

District Courts of Appeal

Total:  $61.2 million ($46.0 million GR; $15.2 million TF); 445.00 FTE

  • Continued construction of the 4th District Court of Appeal (DCA) courthouse - $12.0 million.
  • Continued renovation of the 3rd DCA building - $2.7 million.

Trial Courts

Total:  $419.6 million ($353.5 million GR; $66.1 million TF); 3,597.00 FTE

  • Address revenue shortfalls in the State Court Revenue Trust Fund - $18.5 million.
  • Naltrexone injections to treat opioid- and alcohol-addicted offenders - $2.0 million.
  • Case management resources - $2.0 million.

Capital Collateral Regional Counsels

Total:  $9.9 million ($9.2 million GR; $0.6 million TF); 88.00 FTE

  • Capital Collateral Regional Counsel (CCRC) – North office workload - 6 FTEs and $780,378.

Regional Conflict Counsel

Total:  $42.4 million ($41.9 million GR; $0.6 million TF); 425.00 FTE

  • Regional Conflict Counsel workload - 10 FTEs and $928,196.

Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations

Total Budget:  $12.3 billion ($207.1 million GR; $12.1 billion TF); 13,507.5 FTE

Major Issues Funded

  • Transportation Work Program - $9.3 billion TF
  • Affordable Housing Programs - $175 million TF
  • Economic Development Partners - $128.9 million (TF & GR)
  • Economic Development Incentive Programs, Projects and Initiatives - $74 million (TF & GR)
  • Library Grants and Assistance - $29.5 million (TF & GR)
  • Cultural and Museum Grants - $52.3 million (TF & GR)
  • Historic Preservation Grants – $14.1 million (TF & GR)
  • Motorist Modernization Project - Phase I - $6.4 million TF
  • National Guard Tuition Assistance - $3.6 million GR

Department of Economic Opportunity

Total:  $1.13 billion ($67.7 million GR; $1.06 billion TF); 1,618.5 FTE

  • Economic Development Partners - $128.9 million ($12.8 million GR; $116.1 million TF) includes:
  • Enterprise Florida (EFI) - $25 million ($9 million GR; $16 million TF), includes:
  • $10 million to market and promote Florida’s business brand ($9 million GR, of which $8.5 million is recurring; $1 million TF)
  • VISIT Florida - $74 million TF
  • Florida Sports Foundation - $4.9 million TF
  • Space Florida - $19.5 million ($3.75 million GR; $15.75 million TF), includes:
  • $2.5 million to operate and maintain the Shuttle Landing Facility
  • $2.5 million for the aerospace industry financing program
  • $1.5 million for the Cecil Spaceport Landside Infrastructure project
  • $500,000 of recurring GR for FAA Center of Excellence for Commercial Space Transportation
  • Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research - $5.5 million TF
  • Economic Development Incentive Programs, Projects and Initiatives - $74 million ($28.7 million GR; $45.3 million TF) includes:
  • Economic Development Toolkit Payments - $43 million ($11 million GR; $32 million TF)
  • Economic Development Projects and Initiatives - $31 million ($17.7 million GR; $13.3  million TF)
  • Workforce Development Programs, Projects and Initiatives - $24.2 million TF:
  • Quick Response Training Program - $12.1 million TF
  • Workforce Development Projects and Initiatives – $7.2 million ($2.9 million GR; $4.3 million TF)
  • Affordable Housing Programs - $175 million TF:
  • SHIP - $105 million TF (allocated to local governments), includes:
  • More flexibility in the SHIP program regarding rent subsidies and rental assistance
  • $4 million allocated for homeless Challenge Grants
  • State Housing Programs - $70 million TF, includes:
  • At least $48 million for the SAIL Program
  • $10 million for competitive grant program for housing developments designed for  persons with developmental disabilities
  • Housing and Community Development Programs, Projects and Initiatives - $38 million ($14.3 million GR; $23.7 million TF) includes:
  • Housing and Community Development Projects and Initiatives - $33.7million ($14.3 million GR; $19.4 million TF)
  • Technical and Planning Assistance, including Regional Planning Councils - $4.3 million TF

Department of State

Total:  $151.7 million ($109.8 million GR; $41.9 million TF); 406 FTE

  • State Aid to Libraries - $24.5 million ($22.3 million GR; $2.2 million TF)
  • Library Construction and Cooperative Grants - $5 million GR
  • Library Construction Grant List fully funded – 4 projects
  • Cultural and Museum Program Support Grants and Initiatives – $14.8 million ($14.6 million GR; $200,000 TF)
  • Prorated Ranked List (340 projects) - $12.8 million GR
  • Cultural and Museum Programs, Projects and Initiatives – $2.1 million ($1.9 million GR; $200,000 TF)
  • Cultural Facilities Fixed Capital Outlay Grants – $34.1 million ($34.1 million GR; $2.2 million TF)
  • Ranked List - $18.8 million GR (fully funds list – 51 projects)
  • Cultural Facilities Projects - $17.4 million ($15.2 million GR; $2.2 million TF)
  • Culture Builds Florida - $1.5 million GR (fully funds list – 70 projects)
  • Cultural Endowment Grants - $1.9 million GR (fully funds list – 8 projects)
  • Historic Preservation Small Matching Grants – $1.9 million TF (fully funds list – 57 projects)
  • Historic Preservation Fixed Capital Outlay Grants - $12.1 million ($5.3 million GR; $6.8 million TF)
  • Ranked List - $8.3 million ($5 million GR; $3.3 million TF)
  • Fully funds 32 of 55 projects on list
  • Historic Preservation Projects - $3.8 million ($300,000 GR; $3.5 million TF)

 

Department of Transportation

Total:  $10.1 billion TF; 6,454 FTE

  • Transportation Work Program - $9.3 billion TF, includes:
  • Highway Construction - $3.6 billion TF
  • Bridge Construction - $244.8 million TF
  • County Transportation Programs - $186.4 million TF, includes:
  • Small County Resurface Assistance Program (SCRAP) - $50.6 million TF
  • Small County Outreach Program (SCOP) - $65.3 million TF
  • Small County Outreach (SCOP) for Small Cities - $9 million TF
  • Other County Transportation Programs - $61.5 million TF
  • Resurfacing State Roads/Highways - $633.6 million TF
  • Aviation Development Grants - $369.1 million TF, includes:
  • Space Florida – additional $10 million
  • Seaport and Intermodal Development Grants - $177.4 million TF
  • Public Transit Development Grants - $523.9 million TF
  • Rail Development Grants - $191.4 million TF
  • Shared-Use Nonmotorized Trail (SunTrail) Network - $25 million TF
  • Economic Development Transportation (“Road Fund”) Projects - $35 million TF

Department of Military Affairs

Total:  $96.2 million ($29.1 million GR; $67.1 million TF; 458 FTE

  • New Armory in Flagler County - $20.9 million ($2.9 million GR; $18 million TF)
  • Armories – funds provided for:
  • Revitalization - $5.5 million ($4 million GR; $1.5 million TF)
  • Maintenance and repair - $1.7 million GR
  • Community Outreach Programs (Forward March and About Face) - $2 million GR
  • Tuition Assistance for Florida National Guard - $3.6 million GR

Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

     Total:  $447.7 million TF; 4,414 FTE

  • Florida Highway Patrol:
  • Pursuit Vehicles - $5.4 million TF
  • Tasers - $3.2 million TF
  • Trooper Incidental and Court Overtime Pay - $850,000 TF
  • Motorist Modernization Project - Phase I - $6.4 million TF
  • Maintenance and Repairs of Facilities - $5.4 million TF

Division of Emergency Management

Total:  $340.7 million ($.5 million GR, $340.2 million TF); 157 FTE

  • Federally Declared Disaster Funding, including state match - $261 million:
  • Communities - $245.8 million
  • State Operations - $15.2 million
  • Statewide Notification and Alert System - $4.5 million TF
  • Residential Construction Mitigation - $4.5 million TF

General Government Appropriations

Total Budget:  $5.4 billion ($659.7 million GR; $724.5 LATF; $4 billion Other TF); 20,149 positions

Major Issues Funded

Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services 

Total: $1.6 billion ($134.9 million GR; $113.8 million LATF; $1.3 billion TF); 3,614 positions

  • Water & Land Conservation/Budget Restructure - $64.8 million LATF
  • Wildfire Suppression Equipment - $.5 million GR and $1.5 million TF
  • Firefighter Salary Adjustment - $1.6 million GR
  • Agriculture Promotion Campaign - $3.5 million GR and $1.5 million TF
  • Citrus Greening Research - $8 million TF
  • Farm Share and Food Banks - $2.7 million GR
  • Springs Protection and Water Conservation - 2 positions and $5.2 million LATF
  • Agricultural Best Management Practices - $1.4 million TF and $4 million LATF
  • Northern Everglades and Estuaries Protection Areas - 2 positions and $4.5 million LATF
  • Okeechobee Restoration Projects - $1.9 million GR and $5 million LATF
  • Passive Dispersed Water - $4.5 million LATF
  • Rural and Family Lands - $15 million LATF
  • Land Management Improvements - $3.4 million LATF
  • Licensing Regulatory Management System and Concealed Weapons License Renewal Workload - $2.9 million TF
  • Citrus Health Response Program - $9.4 million TF
  • State Farmers Markets Facility Improvements - $5.2 million TF
  • Agricultural Promotion and Education Facilities - $3.6 million GR
  • Critical Building Repairs and Maintenance - $2.3 million GR
  • African Snail Eradication Program - $2.3 million TF
  • Child Nutrition Program Grants - 14 positions and $2.6 million TF
  • Energy Grants - $1 million TF

Department of Business & Professional Regulation

Total: $151.4 million ($2.1 million GR; $149.2 million TF); 1,620 positions

  • Business Information Portal - 2 positions and $1.5 million GR
  • Electronic Data Submission System - 2 positions and $.2 million TF
  • Compulsive and Addictive Gambling Prevention Contract - $.2 million TF
  • Visit Florida - $2 million TF

Department of Citrus

Total: $45.6 million ($41.8 million TF; $3.8 million GR); 55 positions

  • Consumer Awareness Campaigns - $2.5 million GR
  • Economic and Market Research - $.5 million GR
  • New Varieties Development - $.5 million GR

Department of Environmental Protection

Total: $1.5 billion ($193.4 million GR; $522.9 million LATF; $785.6 million TF); 2,974.5 positions

  • Water & Land Conservation/Budget Restructure - $167.4 million LATF
  • Everglades Restoration - $81.8 million ($22.9 million GR and $58.9 million LATF)
  • Land Acquisition - $55 million
  • Florida Forever/Conservation Lands - $17.4 million ($2.2 million GR and $15.2 million LATF)
  • Florida Forever/Rural and Family Lands - $15 million LATF (DACS)
  • Kissimmee River - $20 million LATF
  • Helena Preserve and Howell Creek Wetlands Preservation - $2.6 million ($2 million GR and $.6 million LATF)
  • Springs Restoration - $50 million ($6.4 million GR and $43.6 million LATF; includes DACS)
  • Water Projects - $73.3 million GR
  • Beach Projects - $32.1 million ($7.1 million GR and $25 million LATF)
  • Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program (FRDAP) - $5.5 million GR
  • Dispersed Water Management - $13.7 million GR and $13.7 million LATF
  • Land Management Improvements Increase - $23.5 million LATF
  • Land Management/State Parks Maintenance & Repairs - $1 million GR and $25.3 million LATF
  • Petroleum Tanks Cleanup Program - $125 million TF
  • Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) - $9.4 million LATF
  • Drinking Water & Wastewater Revolving Loan Programs - $16.9 million GR and $76.5 million TF
  • Small County Solid Waste Management Grants - $3 million TF
  • Small County Wastewater Treatment Grants - $16 million TF
  • Muck Dredging/Removal - $19.6 million GR
  • Nonmandatory Land Reclamation - $4.2 million TF

Department of Financial Services

Total: $328.7 million ($24.2 million GR; $304.4 million TF); 2,609.5 positions

  • Fire College and Arson Lab Repairs and Maintenance - $.4 million TF
  • FLAIR Replacement - 25 positions and $11.3 million TF
  • Risk Management Information System - $.6 million TF
  • Risk Management - 4 positions & $.3 million TF
  • Workers’ Compensation - 7 positions & $.5 million TF
  • Funeral and Cemeteries Regulation - 3 positions & $.2 million TF
  • Office of Insurance Regulation Resources - 4 positions & 1.2 million TF

Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission

Total: $358 million ($30 million GR; $87.7 million LATF; $240.3 million TF); 2,118.5 positions

  • Water & Land Conservation/Budget Restructure - $78.9 million LATF
  • Boating Infrastructure and Improvement Program - $5.6 million TF
  • Florida Youth Conservation Centers Network - 4 positions & $.5 million TF
  • Artificial Fishing Reef Construction - $.6 million TF
  • Law Enforcement Vehicle Replacement - $1.8 million TF
  • Land Management and Improvements - $8.9 million LATF & $3.7 million TF
  • Oyster Monitoring - 2 positions & $.3 million TF

Department of the Lottery

Total: $169.5 million TF; 420 positions

  • Promotion and Advertising Increase - $4 million General Revenue
  • Independent Security Audit and IT replacement - $.8 million TF

Department of Management Services

Total Budget: $605.7 million ($54.7 million GR; $551 million TF); 842 positions

  • Florida Facilities Pool - $18.4 million GR and $8.2 million TF
  • Florida Interoperability Network and Mutual Aid - $3.5 million GR
  • Statewide Law Enforcement Radio System (SLERS) Staff Augmentation - $.8 million TF
  • Statewide Law Enforcement Radio Equipment Replacement - $7 million GR
  • Procurement Resources - 2 positions & $.3 million TF
  • People First Transition - $9.9 million TF
  • MyFloridaNet Staff Augmentation - $.3 million TF

Division of Administrative Hearings

     Total Budget: $25.8 million ($25.8 million TF); 241 positions

Agency for State Technology

Total: $73.8 million ($4.3 million GR; $66.9 million TF); 241 positions

  • Technology Replacement and Refresh - $7 million TF
  • Disaster Recovery - $2.9 million TF
  • Application Modernization and Migration Study - $.8 million GR

Public Service Commission

Total: $25.1 million ($.2 million GR; $24.9 million TF); 280 positions

Department of Revenue

Total: $575.3 million ($212 million GR; $363.3 million TF); 5,133 positions

  • Fiscally Constrained Counties - $26.4 million GR
  • Aerial Photography - $1.1 million GR

If approved by the Governor, these provisions are effective on July 1, 2015, except where otherwise expressly provided.

 

[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 37-0; House 96-17