Florida Senate - 2017                                Committee       Amendment
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The Committee on Appropriations (Grimsley) recommended the following 

Section: 06              EXPLANATION:

On Page: 313             Transfers $1,500,000 of trust fund authority from 
                         the Department of Management Services to the 
Spec App: 2362           Department of Financial Services' Firefighter 
                         Assistance Grant Program to provide grants to local 
                         government fire departments to purchase equipment to 
                         mitigate exposure to hazardous, cancer-causing 

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: Fire Marshal
        Professional Training And Standards  43300400

        In Section 06  On Page 313
2362    Special Categories  100063
        Grants And Aids - Firefighter Assistance                
        Grant Program  IOEH

   2393   Insurance Regulatory Trust Fund          1,000,000      2,500,000
       CA 1,500,000  FSI1NR 1,500,000  

Insert proviso immediately following Specific Appropriation 2362:

From the funds in Specific Appropriation 2362, $1,500,000 in 
nonrecurring funds from the Insurance Regulatory Trust Fund shall be 
used to create a local government grant program for the purchase of 
protective clothing, self-contained breathing apparatuses, and other 
personal protective equipment for firefighters to mitigate exposure to 
hazardous, cancer-causing chemicals and to protect the health and safety 
of Florida firefighters.  The State Fire Marshall shall administer the 
grant program and shall develop guidelines for the review and approval 
of grant proposals.  No individual award may exceed $100,000.  In 

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evaluating proposals for these funds, the State Fire Marshall shall 
consider the size and resources of the local government requesting funds 
and the local government's current capacity to adequately equip its 

        Program: Support Program
        Purchasing Oversight  72600400

        In Section 06  On Page 352
2779    Special Categories  109257
        Transfer To The Department Of Financial                
        Services  IOEH

   2510   Operating Trust Fund                     3,000,000      1,500,000
       CA -1,500,000  FSI1NR -1,500,000  

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