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995097                                                     
Committee
JA
Amendment
24
GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL SB2700 Senator(s) Alexander moved the following LATE FILED amendment:
Section: 04
On Page: 116

Spec App: 629











EXPLANATION:
The amendment restores funding to the Department of
Corrections for costs associated with not
privatizing 1,350 correctional facility beds. The
amendment, however maintains the reduction in the
Department of Corrections budget of $1,400,125 and
requires the Department to reduce costs of
operations by that amount including by privatization
of beds, if necessary. The amendment also requires
the department to provide a plan of action to
further reduce the costs of inmate care for higher
cost facilities by five percent and requires the
plan to be provided to the chairs of the Senate and
House Appropriations Committees no later than
November 1, 2010.
NET IMPACT ON: Total Funds General Revenue Trust Funds Recurring - 0 0 0 Non-Recurring - 0 0 0 ______________________________________________________________________________________ Positions & Amounts Positions & Amounts DELETE INSERT CORRECTIONS, DEPARTMENT OF Program: Security And Institutional Operations Adult Male Custody Operations 70031100 In Section 04 On Page 116 629 Salaries And Benefits 010000 IOEA Positions: 8,544 9,183 1000 From General Revenue Fund 433,375,099 439,015,947 CA 5,640,848 FSI1 5,640,848 DELETE existing proviso which begins on page 115 and ends on page 116 which reads: Specific Appropriations 603 through 781 include a reduction of $24,251,652 in recurring general revenue to close an existing 995097 Log:0036 LFB/LFB 03/30/10 10:48:32 PM Senate Page: 1
institution(s) in order to open 2,224 adult male correctional facility beds at Blackwater River Correctional Institution on November 1, 2010. Specific Appropriations 603 through 781 also include $14,006,142 in recurring general revenue reductions to be achieved through privatizing 1,350 beds at an existing Department of Corrections operated institution(s). Conversion from state operated to privately operated shall take place no later than January 1, 2010. The department may not close or privatize any dormitories other than those associated with closing or privatizing an entire institution to acheive the reductions provided above. The Department of Corrections shall provide a transition plan to the chairs of the Full Appropriations Council on General Government & Health Care and the Senate Policy and Steering Committee on Ways and Means no later than July 1, 2010, which includes the list of the institution(s) to be closed to populate Blackwater River Correctional Institution and the institution(s) to be privatized. To expedite the contracting process, all information pertinent to developing contracts shall be provided to the Department of Financial Services no later than July 1, 2010. The department shall submit any amendment necessary to facilitate the transfer of funding from the Adult Male Private Prison Operations category to another private prison operations category if a different type institution is determined. Through the provisions of s. 287.057(11), F.S., and from the list of vendors approved through the Florida Vendor Bid System, the Department of Financial Services shall, upon receipt of Department of Corrections data pertinent to determining type of facility, number and type of inmate, medical and psychological grade populations, and FY 2008-09 operating costs, immediately procure contracts for the 1,350 privately operated prison beds. The institution(s) average daily population (ADP), as well as medical and psychological grade population percentages, shall remain substantially unchanged from the ADP calculated/published for FY 2008-09. For each facility contracted, at least a ten percent savings over DOC FY 2008-09 operating costs for the operated prison beds. The institution(s) average daily population (ADP), as well as medical and psychological grade population percentages, shall remain substantially unchanged from the ADP calculated/published for FY 2008-09. For each facility contracted, at least a ten percent savings over DOC FY 2008-09 operating costs for the facility to be privatized shall be achieved. The institution(s) shall continue to operate at capacities set forth in s. 944.023, F.S. 995097 Log:0036 LFB/LFB 03/30/10 10:48:32 PM Senate Page: 2
Any funds received at the converted institution(s) from canteens, subsistence payments, or any other participation accounts shall continue to be remitted to the General Revenue Fund. and INSERT the following new proviso in its place: From the funds in Specific Appropriations 603 through 781 the department shall identify 1,350 adult male custody beds that are medical grades 1 and 2, and also, psychological grades 1 and 2 with an average daily per-diem of $45.06 and implement cost efficiencies that will reduce the average daily per-diem to $42. The department may achieve these cost efficiencies by matching the types of inmates to the lowest cost of incarceration, i.e. prisons, work camps, or work release facilities. The department must contract for the operation of these 1,350 beds if necessary to reach the per-diem rate of $42. From the funds in Specific Appropriations 603 through 781 the department shall develop a plan to reduce the operating costs of an additional 6,400 beds by 5%. This plan may use Department of Corrections beds or privatized beds. The department shall provide this plan to the Governor, the President of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives by November 1, 2010. 631 Expenses 040000 IOEA 1000 From General Revenue Fund 27,907,302 29,649,440 CA 1,742,138 FSI1 1,742,138 In Section 04 On Page 117 633 Food Products 070000 IOEA 1000 From General Revenue Fund 29,813,041 30,525,185 CA 712,144 FSI1 712,144 634 Special Categories 100777 Contracted Services IOEA 1000 From General Revenue Fund 5,568,965 5,689,667 CA 120,702 FSI1 120,702 635 Special Categories 102025 Food Service And Production IOEA 1000 From General Revenue Fund 3,152,295 3,200,576 CA 48,281 FSI1 48,281 639 Special Categories 105235 Private Prison Operations IOEA 995097 Log:0036 LFB/LFB 03/30/10 10:48:32 PM Senate Page: 3
1000 From General Revenue Fund 123,437,173 110,831,156 CA -12,606,017 FSI1 -12,606,017 DELETE the proviso on page 117, following Specific Appropriation 639 which reads: Funds provided in Specific Appropriation 639 include $12,606,017 for the operation of 1,350 beds at an institution(s) to be determined by the Department of Corrections. Conversion of the existing institution(s) from state operated to privately operated shall take place no later than January 1, 2010. The Department of Corrections shall provide a transition plan to the chairs of the Full Appropriations Council on General Government & Health Care and the Senate Policy and Steering Committee on Ways and Means no later than July 1, 2010, which includes the institution(s) to be closed to populate Blackwater River Correctional Institution and the institution(s) to be privatized. The department shall submit any amendment necessary to facilitate the transfer of funding from the Adult Male Private Prison Operations category to another private prison operations category if a different type institution is determined. Through the provisions of s. 287.057(11), F.S., and from the list of vendors approved through the Florida Vendor Bid System, the Department of Financial Services shall, upon receipt of Department of Corrections data pertinent to determining type of facility, number and type of inmate, medical and psychological grade populations, and FY 2008-09 operating costs, immediately procure contracts for the 1,350 privately operated prison beds. The institution(s) average daily population (ADP), as well as medical and psychological grade population percentages, shall remain substantially unchanged from the ADP calculated/published for FY 2008-09. For each facility contracted, at least a ten percent savings over DOC FY 2008-09 operating costs for the facility to be privatized shall be achieved. The institution(s) shall continue to operate at capacities set forth in s. 944.023, F.S. Any funds received at the converted institution(s) from canteens, subsistence payments, or any other inmate participation accounts shall continue to be remitted to the General Revenue Fund. Program: Health Services Inmate Health Services 70251000 In Section 04 On Page 128 748 Other Personal Services 030000 IOEA 1000 From General Revenue Fund 19,095,933 19,320,163 CA 224,230 FSI1 224,230 995097 Log:0036 LFB/LFB 03/30/10 10:48:32 PM Senate Page: 4
In Section 04 On Page 129 751 Special Categories 100777 Contracted Services IOEA 1000 From General Revenue Fund 753,447 765,678 CA 12,231 FSI1 12,231 753 Special Categories 104017 Inmate Health Services IOEA 1000 From General Revenue Fund 120,680,220 123,758,283 CA 3,078,063 FSI1 3,078,063 754 Special Categories 104530 Treatment Of Inmates - General Drugs IOEA 1000 From General Revenue Fund 25,319,289 25,718,826 CA 399,537 FSI1 399,537 755 Special Categories 104540 Treatment Of Inmates - Psychotropic Drugs IOEA 1000 From General Revenue Fund 12,781,828 12,977,519 CA 195,691 FSI1 195,691 Treatment Of Inmates With Infectious Diseases 70252000 762 Special Categories 104550 Treatment Of Inmates - Infectious Disease Drugs IOEA 1000 From General Revenue Fund 29,256,496 29,688,648 CA 432,152 FSI1 432,152
Line item amendments are accepted as part of the amendatory process. However, due to the necessity of using computerized systems this may entail a different placement within a budget entity or the renumbering of the specific appropriation items. Items printed in italics are computer codes and are not a part of the official text of this amendment.
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