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   SECTION   8.  EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS - FISCAL YEAR 2018-2019

   ALL  PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION ARE SUBJECT TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING LAW
   AND LEGISLATIVE APPROPRIATION

   Statement   of   Purpose:   This   section   provides  instructions  for
   implementing  Fiscal  Year 2018-2019 salary and benefits appropriations.
   All  allocations,  distributions, and uses of these funds are to be made
   in strict accordance with the provisions of this act.

   (1)  ELECTED  OFFICERS,  FULL-TIME  MEMBERS  OF  COMMISSIONS  AND  OTHER
   DESIGNATED EMPLOYEES

   (a)   The   elected  officers,  full-time  members  of  commissions  and
   designated  employees  shall  be  paid  at the annual rate shown for the
   period  from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019; however, these salaries
   may be reduced on a voluntary basis.

                                                                  7/1/2018
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   Governor....................................................     130,273
   Lieutenant Governor.........................................     124,851
   Chief Financial Officer.....................................     128,972
   Attorney General............................................     128,972
   Agriculture, Commissioner of................................     128,972
   Supreme Court Justice.......................................     178,420
   Judges - District Courts of Appeal..........................     169,554
   Judges - Circuit Courts.....................................     160,688
   Judges - County Courts......................................     151,822
   State Attorneys.............................................     169,554
   Public Defenders............................................     169,554
   Commissioner - Public Service Commission....................     132,036
   Public Employees Relations Commission Chair.................      97,789
   Public Employees Relations Commission Commissioners.........      46,362
   Commissioner - Parole ......................................      92,724
   Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsels...............     115,000

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   None  of the officers and commission members or employees whose salaries
   have been fixed in this section shall receive any supplemental salary or
   benefits from any county or municipality.

   (2) SPECIAL PAY ISSUES

   (a)  Law  Enforcement Recruitment and Retention - Funds provided in this
   subsection  are  to  be  applied  for  the  recruitment and retention of
   qualified law enforcement officers as defined below.

   1. Funds are provided in Specific Appropriation 1966 for distribution to
   agencies  that  employ  law  enforcement employees in order to implement
   Recruitment and Retention Plans.

   2.  For  the  purposes  of  this  subsection,  the term "Law Enforcement
   Employee" means:

   a.  Sworn  officers  of  the  Law  Enforcement,  Florida Highway Patrol,
   Special  Agent,  and  Lottery  Law  Enforcement  bargaining units or any
   person,  who  is a sworn law enforcement officer employed full time by a
   state  agency  and  whose  primary  responsibility is the prevention and
   detection of crime or the enforcement of laws of this state.

   3.  For  the  purposes  of  this  subsection,  the term "Recruitment and
   Retention Plan" means:

   a.  A  plan developed by each agency employing law enforcement employees
   for the purpose of recruiting and retaining qualified officers.

   b.   Each  plan  shall  include  detailed  information  identifying  the
   strategies  by  which an agency intends to address issues related to the
   recruitment  and  retention  of  law  enforcement  officers.  Plans will
   identify  the eligible classes, criteria, and timeframe the plan or plan
   components apply to.

   4.  Each  agency  proposal  submitted  to  the  Executive  Office of the
   Governor  Office  of  Policy and Budget for requested funding to address
   recruitment  and  retention  pay issues related to sworn law enforcement
   officer  positions  shall  contain, at a minimum, the following accurate
   and  verifiable  supporting documentation for the preceding three fiscal
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