GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL                          Committee       Amendment
SB2500                                                  ACJ              34

Senator(s) Brandes moved the following amendment:

Section: 04              EXPLANATION:

On Page: 187             Requires the Department of Law Enforcement to 
                         conduct a comparison study of the workload 
Spec App: 1210           requirements of the statewide criminal analysis 
                         laboratory system, including county-operated crime 

NET IMPACT ON:            Total Funds       General Revenue          Trust Funds
    Recurring -                    0                     0                    0 
Non-Recurring -                    0                     0                    0 

                                               Positions & Amount   Positions & Amount
                                                     DELETE         INSERT

        Program: Investigations And Forensic 
        Science Program
        Crime Lab Services  71600100

        In Section 04  On Page 187
1210    Salaries And Benefits  010000  IOEA

Above Specific Appropriation 1210, INSERT:

From the funds in Specific Appropriations 1210 through 1220, the 
department shall conduct a comparison study of the workload demand, 
expense budgets, and staffing of the six crime laboratories that 
comprise the statewide criminal analysis laboratory system as well as 
the five county-operated crime laboratories designated in s. 943.35, 
Florida Statutes.  The study results will be published in a report that 
will include recommendations to address any funding needs indicated by 
the comparison study.   A copy of the report shall be submitted to the 
Governor, President of the Senate, and Speaker of the House by February 
1, 2019.  

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