Florida Senate - 2015 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. PCS (570270) for SB 7020 Ì424966OÎ424966 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RS . 03/18/2015 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Appropriations (Negron) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Between lines 1279 and 1280 4 insert: 5 Section 26. The sum of $808,709 is appropriated to the 6 Corrections Commission from recurring general revenue funds for 7 the 2015-2016 fiscal year and eight full-time equivalent 8 positions are authorized with salary of $525,000 and associated 9 rate, benefits of $204,650, and standard expenses of $79,059. 10 The sum of $400,000 is appropriated to the commission from 11 recurring general revenue funds for the 2015-2016 fiscal year, 12 which funds shall be used for travel and expenses of the 13 commissioners and commission employees. The sum of $96,000 is 14 appropriated to the commission from nonrecurring general revenue 15 for the 2015-2016 fiscal year, which funds shall be used to 16 purchase vehicles for use by employees of the commission. 17 Section 27. The sum of $439,548 is appropriated to the 18 Correctional Medical Authority from recurring general revenue 19 fundsfor the 2015-2016 fiscal year and an additional six full 20 time equivalent positions are authorized with salary of $276,000 21 and associated rate, benefits of $103,260, and standard expenses 22 of $60,288. The sum of $350,000 is appropriated to the authority 23 from recurring general revenue funds for the 2015-2016 fiscal 24 year for health surveyor contract fees. 25 Section 28. The sum of $1,000,000 is appropriated to the 26 Department of Corrections from recurring general revenue for the 27 2015-2016 fiscal year for expenses to provide crisis 28 intervention training for correctional officers who have close 29 contact with inmates housed in a mental health treatment 30 facility, as required by this act. 31 Section 29. The sum of $5,000,000 in recurring funds is 32 appropriated from the State Operated Institutions Inmate Welfare 33 Trust Fund to the Department of Corrections for the following 34 purposes: 35 1. To provide literacy programs, vocational training 36 programs, and educational programs; 37 2. To operate inmate chapels, faith-based programs, 38 visiting pavilions, visiting services and programs, family 39 services and programs, and libraries; 40 3. To provide inmate substance abuse treatment programs and 41 transition and life skills training programs; 42 4. To provide for the purchase, rental, maintenance or 43 repair of electronic or audio visual equipment used by inmates; 44 or 45 5. To provide for the purchase, rental, maintenance or 46 repair of recreation and wellness equipment. 47 6. To provide for the purchase, rental, maintenance, or 48 repair of bicycles used by inmates traveling to and from 49 employment in the work-release program authorized in s. 50 945.091(1)(b). 51 52 This appropriation is contingent on SB 540 or similar 53 legislation creating the “State Operated Institutions Inmate 54 Welfare Trust Fund” being adopted in the 2015 Regular Session or 55 an extension thereof and becoming law. 56 57 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 58 And the title is amended as follows: 59 Delete line 143 60 and insert: 61 thereto; providing for appropriations to the 62 Corrections Commission; providing for appropriations 63 to the Correctional Medical Authority; providing for 64 appropriations to the Department of Corrections; 65 providing effective dates.