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Section:6 - GENERAL GOVERNMENT
Agency:MANAGEMENT SERVICES
 ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS
Service:WORKERS' COMPENSATION APPEALS - JUDGES OF COMPENSATION CLAIMS (Program)
Appropriation Category:SPECIAL CATEGORIES, TRANSFER TO DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT SERVICES - HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES PURCHASED PER STATEWIDE CONTRACT
SPECIFIC APPROPRIATION 2984
 Governor's
Recommendations
2022-23
FundFunding SourceDollarsPositions
    0.00
OPERATING TRUST FUNDSTATE FUNDS - NONMATCHING46,265 
Total: Specific Appropriation46,2650.00

ISSUE DETAIL
Policy Area:  ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES
                        WORKFORCE SERVICES
                        
Issue:           Governor's
Recommendations
2022-23
FundFunding SourceDollarsPositions
    0.00
OPERATING TRUST FUNDSTATE FUNDS - NONMATCHING(3,051) 
Total: Issue(3,051)0.00
Justification
Governor's Recommendations 2022-23

The Governor's Budget Recommendation for Fiscal Year 2022-23 includes $830,456 recurring Operating Trust Fund budget
authority to transfer administrative staff from the Judges of Compensation Claims budget entity to the Adjudication of
Disputes budget entity. This issue is a re-approval of current year budget amendments EOG# B0144 and P0023. This issue
replaces the current administrative system that internally allocates costs - position by position.

The nonoperating transfer from the Workers' Compensation Appeals program to the Adjudication of Disputes program will
increase in order to cover 68% of the cost of administrative services. This 68%/32% of allocation is based on each
program's portion of the Division of Administrative Hearing's budget, therefore, DOAH has amended its administrative
alignment. All administrative support for both program entities are now housed within the Adjudication of Disputes
budget entity and not divided between 2 programs. Agency transfers into the Division are not implicated by this internal
improvement and there is no fiscal impact.

This issue nets to zero with issue code 1600A20.

This issue was included in the Division's Legislative Budget Request.

Issue:           Governor's
Recommendations
2022-23
FundFunding SourceDollarsPositions
    0.00
OPERATING TRUST FUNDSTATE FUNDS - NONMATCHING59,008 
Total: Issue59,0080.00
Justification
Governor's Recommendations 2022-23

These estimated expenditures are operating appropriations authorized by the Legislature in the prior year General
Appropriations Act, adjusted for items vetoed by the Governor, appropriations based on contingencies that did not occur,
and appropriations provided in substantive bills that were passed in the 2021 Legislative Session. Substantive bills are
bills other than the General Appropriations Act.

Issue:           Governor's
Recommendations
2022-23
FundFunding SourceDollarsPositions
    0.00
OPERATING TRUST FUNDSTATE FUNDS - NONMATCHING(3,287) 
Total: Issue(3,287)0.00
Justification
Governor's Recommendations 2022-23

This issue adjusts the agencies' share of Human Resources Outsourcing appropriations in order to align the budget
authority granted with the assessments that must be paid by each agency to the Department of Management Services for
human resource management services. These adjustments are made in accordance with the rates provided in Specific
Appropriation 2819 in the Fiscal Year 2021-22 General Appropriations Act (Chapter 2021-36, Laws of Florida) and Section
38 of Chapter 2021-37, Laws of Florida (Implementing Bill).

Issue:           Governor's
Recommendations
2022-23
FundFunding SourceDollarsPositions
    0.00
OPERATING TRUST FUNDSTATE FUNDS - NONMATCHING(6,405) 
Total: Issue(6,405)0.00
Justification
Governor's Recommendations 2022-23

The Governor's Budget Recommendation for Fiscal Year 2022-23 includes a reduction of $784,178 recurring Operating Trust
Fund budget authority and associated rate to reduce 21 vacant staff positions within the Office of Judge Compensation
Claims (JCC) program. Due to the increase in video conferencing and other technological efficiencies within the JCC, the
need for administrative support has decreased over the past several years. This reduction will alter the current office
model from 1 judge, 1 mediator and 3 staff positions to 1 judge, 1 mediator and 2 staff positions, which is how most
offices are currently functioning. This request reduces 20 vacant staff support positions and 1 vacant attorney position.

This issue was included in the Division's Legislative Budget Request.