Florida Senate - 2017 SB 612
By Senator Gibson
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to federal matching funds information;
3 amending s. 216.013, F.S.; conforming a cross
4 reference; amending s. 216.023, F.S.; requiring each
5 state agency and the judicial branch to provide, as a
6 part of the legislative budget request, specified
7 information concerning federal programs; providing an
8 effective date.
10 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
12 Section 1. Paragraph (h) of subsection (1) of section
13 216.013, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
14 216.013 Long-range program plan.—State agencies and the
15 judicial branch shall develop long-range program plans to
16 achieve state goals using an interagency planning process that
17 includes the development of integrated agency program service
18 outcomes. The plans shall be policy based, priority driven,
19 accountable, and developed through careful examination and
20 justification of all agency and judicial branch programs.
21 (1) Long-range program plans shall provide the framework
22 for the development of budget requests and shall identify or
24 (h) Legislatively approved output and outcome performance
25 measures. Each performance measure must identify the associated
26 activity contributing to the measure from those identified in
27 accordance with s. 216.023(4)(c)
28 Section 2. Present paragraph (b) of subsection (4) of
29 section 216.023, Florida Statutes, is redesignated as paragraph
30 (c), and a new paragraph (b) is added to that subsection, to
32 216.023 Legislative budget requests to be furnished to
33 Legislature by agencies.—
35 (b) It is the intent of the Legislature to ensure that
36 adequate information is made available to allow it to make
37 informed budget decisions regarding federal programs that offer
38 funding matches for states that participate in such programs.
39 Therefore, each state agency and the judicial branch must submit
40 for each appropriation category within its respective
41 jurisdiction the following information as part of the annual
42 legislative budget request:
43 1. An identification of each program that receives some,
44 but does not maximize, available federal matching funds.
45 2. An identification of the amount of state or local funds
46 that would be required to maximize the amount of federal
47 matching funds provided to the state.
48 3. A listing of federal programs that the agency or
49 judicial branch does not participate in, but for which the
50 agency could receive federal funding by participating in such
52 4. An estimate of the amount of federal funds that the
53 agency or state does not draw down as a result of non
54 participation in the federal match programs identified in
55 subparagraph 3.
56 Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.