Section 8

   SECTION   8.  EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS - FISCAL YEAR 2021-2022
   and 2022-2023

   This  section  provides  instructions  for  implementing the Fiscal Year
   2021-2022  and 2022-2023 salary and benefit adjustments provided in this
   act.   All allocations, distributions, and uses of these funds are to be
   made  in  strict  accordance with the provisions of this act and Chapter
   216, Florida Statutes.

   It  is  the  intent of the Legislature that the minimum and maximums for
   each  pay  grade  and  pay band be adjusted upward commensurate with the
   increases  provided  in  subsection (1)(b). In addition, the Legislature
   intends  that  all eligible employees receive the increases specified in
   this section, even if the implementation of such increases results in an
   employee's salary exceeding the adjusted pay grade maximum.

   (1) EMPLOYEE AND OFFICER COMPENSATION

   (a) Officer Compensation

   The  elected  officers, members of commissions, and designated employees
   shall be paid at the annual rate, listed below, for the 2022-2023 fiscal
   year; however, these salaries may be reduced on a voluntary basis.

   1.  Funds  are  provided  in Specific Appropriation 2976 to increase the
   annual  base  rate  of  pay  for  the  Judges  of Compensation Claims to
   $146,377.

   2.  Funds  are  provided  in  Specific Appropriation 732 to increase the
   annual  base  rate of pay by $39,494 over the June 30, 2022 base rate of
   pay  for  the  Commission  on Offender Review Chair and $29,494 over the
   June  30,  2022  base  rate of pay for the Commission on Offender Review
   Commissioners.

   3. Funds are provided in Specific Appropriations 1077, 1084, 1091, 1098,
   and  1105  to  increase the annual base rate of pay by 10% over the June
   30,  2022  base rate of pay for the Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional
   Counsels.

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     Governor..................................................     134,181
     Lieutenant Governor.......................................     128,597
     Chief Financial Officer...................................     132,841
     Attorney General..........................................     132,841
     Agriculture, Commissioner of..............................     132,841
     Supreme Court Justice.....................................     227,218
     Judges - District Courts of Appeal........................     192,105
     Judges - Circuit Courts...................................     165,509
     Judges - County Courts....................................     156,377
     Judges of Compensation Claims.............................     146,377
     State Attorneys...........................................     192,105
     Public Defenders..........................................     192,105
     Commissioner - Public Service Commission..................     135,997
     Public Employees Relations Commission Chair...............     100,723
     Public Employees Relations Commission Commissioners.......      47,753
     Commission on Offender Review Chair.......................     135,000
     Commission on Offender Review Commissioners...............     125,000
     Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsels.............     130,295

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

   (b) Employee Compensation

   1.  For  the  purpose  of  this subsection, the term "eligible employee"
   includes:

   a.  A  full  time  equivalent  position (FTE) in the Career Service, the
   Selected  Exempt Service, the Senior Management Service, the lottery pay
   plan,  the  judicial  branch pay plan, the pay plans administered by the
   Justice  Administration  Commission,  military  employee  of the Florida
   National  Guard  on  full-time  military  duty  and  non-career  service
   employee  of  the  Florida  School for the Deaf and the Blind. Employees
   classified as other personnel services employees are not eligible for an
   increase.

   2.  With approval by the agency head, each agency is authorized to grant
   pay  adjustments  to  address  compression,  and,  within  the resources
   provided  in this paragraph, any retention or pay inequities. The agency
   is  responsible  for  retaining  sufficient documentation justifying any
   adjustments.

   3.  Effective  upon  this  act  becoming  law, $112,540,453 in recurring
   General  Revenue,  $112,485,845 in recurring trust funds and 176,147,217
   in salary rate are appropriated for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 for the salary
   increases necessary to implement pay plan compression as a result of the
   $13 per hour minimum wage increase and pay inequities.

   In  granting pay adjustments, agencies, at a minimum, shall consider the
   following:

   a.  Current  salary  levels  of  employees  closest  to the $13 per hour
   minimum  base  rate  that  will  need  to be adjusted to ensure adequate
   ratios between pay classes are maintained;
   b.  Salaries  of newer employees against long-term employees in the same
   type of positions;
   c.  Salaries  of employees compared against their direct supervisors and
   second-level supervisors; and
   d. Competitive pay structure to remedy pay inequities.

   Funds shall be distributed as follows:

   DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
     General Revenue...........................................   1,774,522
     Trust Funds...............................................   3,278,270
     Salary Rate...............................................   3,553,453
   DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
     General Revenue...........................................      17,440
     Trust Funds...............................................   5,893,958
     Salary Rate...............................................   4,965,723
   DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES
     General Revenue...........................................   1,405,462
     Trust Funds...............................................   5,289,219
     Salary Rate...............................................   5,482,442
   DEPARTMENT OF CITRUS
     Trust Funds...............................................      55,283
     Salary Rate...............................................      46,656
   PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
     Trust Funds...............................................     614,445
     Salary Rate...............................................     515,172
   FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSON
     General Revenue...........................................     932,488
     Trust Funds...............................................   4,306,610
     Salary Rate...............................................   4,176,492
   DEPARTMENT OF LOTTERY
     Trust Funds...............................................     797,966
     Salary Rate...............................................     654,081
   DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES
     General Revenue...........................................     548,018
     Trust Funds...............................................   5,900,993
     Salary Rate...............................................   5,329,802
   DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS
     General Revenue...........................................     213,016
     Trust Funds...............................................     541,690
     Salary Rate...............................................     627,131
   DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT SERVICES
     General Revenue...........................................     212,707
     Trust Funds...............................................   2,133,859
     Salary Rate...............................................   1,968,600
   DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS
     Trust Funds...............................................     267,002
     Salary Rate...............................................     223,150
   DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
     General Revenue...........................................   4,462,571
     Trust Funds...............................................   4,366,619
     Salary Rate...............................................   7,403,025
   DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
     General Revenue...........................................       6,488
     Trust Funds...............................................   2,899,884
     Salary Rate...............................................   2,406,302
   DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS
     General Revenue...........................................     189,770
     Trust Funds...............................................   1,530,562
     Salary Rate...............................................   1,448,369
   DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
     General Revenue...........................................  10,710,419
     Trust Funds...............................................   9,744,607
     Salary Rate...............................................  17,145,977
   DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
     General Revenue...........................................   7,277,953
     Trust Funds...............................................  21,837,618
     Salary Rate...............................................  19,043,568
   DEPARTMENT OF ELDER AFFAIRS
     General Revenue...........................................     398,266
     Trust Funds...............................................     528,336
     Salary Rate...............................................     777,301
   AGENCY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
     General Revenue...........................................   2,056,299
     Trust Funds...............................................   1,419,386
     Salary Rate...............................................   2,899,643
   AGENCY FOR HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION
     General Revenue...........................................     188,713
     Trust Funds...............................................   3,218,877
     Salary Rate...............................................   2,865,162
   JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION
     General Revenue...........................................  19,265,677
     Trust Funds...............................................   3,452,656
     Salary Rate...............................................  17,835,733
   STATE COURT SYSTEM
     General Revenue...........................................   6,707,789
     Trust Funds...............................................   1,776,348
     Salary Rate...............................................   7,133,906
   DEPARTMENT OF LEGAL AFFAIRS
     General Revenue...........................................   1,191,020
     Trust Funds...............................................   1,673,046
     Salary Rate...............................................   2,266,246
   FLORIDA GAMING CONTROL COMMISSION
     Trust Funds...............................................     233,263
     Salary Rate...............................................     196,367
   DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
     General Revenue...........................................  46,118,677
     Trust Funds...............................................   1,002,020
     Salary Rate...............................................  35,985,874
   FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT
     General Revenue...........................................   3,331,577
     Trust Funds...............................................   2,088,439
     Salary Rate...............................................   4,257,158
   FLORIDA COMMISSION ON OFFENDER REVIEW
     General Revenue...........................................     220,851
     Trust Funds...............................................       1,602
     Salary Rate...............................................     185,867
   DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE
     General Revenue...........................................   3,924,849
     Trust Funds...............................................     819,436
     Salary Rate...............................................   3,984,028
   EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
     General Revenue...........................................     453,184
     Trust Funds...............................................     535,918
     Salary Rate...............................................     391,329
   DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY
     General Revenue...........................................     254,769
     Trust Funds...............................................   2,793,048
     Salary Rate...............................................   2,564,064
   DEPARTMENT OF STATE
     General Revenue...........................................     554,850
     Trust Funds...............................................     228,169
     Salary Rate...............................................     654,355
   FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
     Trust Funds...............................................  14,111,798
     Salary Rate...............................................  11,849,594
   DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAY SAFETY AND MOTOR VEHICLES
     Trust Funds...............................................   9,128,832
     Salary Rate...............................................   7,193,361
   BOARD OF GOVERNORS
     General Revenue...........................................     123,078
     Trust Funds...............................................      16,086
     Salary Rate...............................................     117,286

   Agencies  shall  update  personnel  data  in People First to reflect pay
   increases  no later than June 30, 2022. Any unexpended balances of funds
   remaining  on  June  30,  2022  shall revert. Agencies are authorized to
   continue the pay adjustments in Fiscal Year 2022-2023.

   (2) SPECIAL PAY ISSUES

   (a) Law Enforcement Officers Compensation

   1.   Effective  upon  this  act  becoming  law,  $9,189,805 in recurring
   General   Revenue   and   $23,280,223   in  recurring  trust  funds  are
   appropriated   for  Fiscal  Year  2021-2022,  in  addition  to  the  pay
   adjustments  provided  in  paragraph  (1)(b), to grant a competitive pay
   adjustment  of  20%  to  each eligible entry level sworn law enforcement
   officer's  base  rate  of  pay, as of the last day of the last completed
   month  upon  this  act becoming law, employed by the following agencies:
   Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, Department of Agriculture and
   Consumer  Services,  Department  of  Environmental  Protection, Fish and
   Wildlife   Conservation   Commission,   Department   of   Business   and
   Professional Regulation, Department of Financial Services, Department of
   Lottery,   Department  of  Legal  Affairs,  Florida  Department  of  Law
   Enforcement,  Justice  Administration  Commission,  State  Court System,
   Highway  Safety and Motor Vehicles, Agency for Persons with Disabilities
   and Department of Children and Families.

   Any  unexpended  balances  of  funds  remaining  on  June 30, 2022 shall
   revert.   Agencies  are  authorized  to  continue  the  competitive  pay
   adjustment in Fiscal Year 2022-2023.

   2.  Effective  upon  this  act  becoming  law,  $13,764,472 in recurring
   General   Revenue   and   $29,162,149   in  recurring  trust  funds  are
   appropriated   for  Fiscal  Year  2021-2022,  in  addition  to  the  pay
   adjustments  provided  in  paragraph  (1)(b), to grant a competitive pay
   adjustment  of  25%  to  each  eligible  non-entry sworn law enforcement
   officer's  base  rate  of  pay, as of the last day of the last completed
   month  upon  this  act becoming law, employed by the following agencies:
   Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, Department of Agriculture and
   Consumer  Services,  Department  of  Environmental  Protection, Fish and
   Wildlife   Conservation   Commission,   Department   of   Business   and
   Professional Regulation, Department of Financial Services, Department of
   Lottery,   Department  of  Legal  Affairs,  Florida  Department  of  Law
   Enforcement,  Justice  Administration  Commission,  State  Court System,
   Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Agency for Persons with
   Disabilities and Department of Children and Families.

   Any  unexpended  balances  of  funds  remaining  on  June 30, 2022 shall
   revert.   Agencies  are  authorized  to  continue  the  competitive  pay
   adjustment in Fiscal Year 2022-2023.

   3.  For  the  purpose of this paragraph, the term "entry level sworn law
   enforcement  officer"  means  an  employee in the following agencies and
   classification  codes  designated  as  a  sworn law enforcement officer:
   Florida  School  for  the  Deaf  and the Blind - Law Enforcement Officer
   (8515);  Agriculture  and  Consumer  Services  - Law Enforcement Officer
   (8515);  Environmental  Protection  -  Law  Enforcement  Investigator II
   (8541);  Fish  and  Wildlife  Conservation  Commission - Law Enforcement
   Officer  (8515)  and Law Enforcement Investigator I (8540); Business and
   Professional  Regulation  -  Law  Enforcement  Investigator  II  (8541);
   Financial  Services  -  Law Enforcement Investigator I (8540); Lottery -
   Special   Agent   II   (2608);  Legal  Affairs/Attorney  General  -  Law
   Enforcement  Investigator  I (8540); Department of Law Enforcement - Law
   Enforcement  Officer,  Capitol  Police  (8515);  Special  Agency Trainee
   (8580)  and  Special  Agent  (8581); Justice Administration Commission -
   Investigator  I  (6661);  State  Court  System  - Court Security Officer
   Supreme  Court  (1502);  Highway  Safety  and  Motor  Vehicles - Trooper
   (8030);  Agency  for  Persons with Disabilities - Institutional Security
   Specialist   I  (8237);  and  Department  of  Children  and  Families  -
   Institutional Security Specialist I (8237).

   4.  For  the  purpose  of  this paragraph, the term "non-entry sworn law
   enforcement  officer"  means  an  employee in the following agencies and
   classification  codes  designated  as  sworn  law  enforcement  officer:
   Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind - Security and Law Enforcement
   Chief  (8520),  Law  Enforcement  Lieutenant  (8522) and Law Enforcement
   Investigator  II  (8541);  Agriculture  and Consumer Services - Chief of
   Uniform   Services   (7858),   Law   Enforcement  Corporal  (8517),  Law
   Enforcement  Sergeant  (8519),  Law  Enforcement  Lieutenant (8522), Law
   Enforcement  Captain  (8525),  Law  Enforcement  Investigator II (8541),
   Director  of  Agricultural Law Enforcement (8542), Assistant Director of
   Law  Enforcement  (8551), Major (8630), Captain (8632) and Major (8526);
   Business  and Professional Regulation - Investigator Manager-SES (8357),
   Law   Enforcement  Lieutenant  (8522),  Major  (8630),  Captain  (8632);
   Environmental Protection - Law Enforcement Lieutenant (8522) and Captain
   (8632);   Financial   Services  Investigation  Manager-SES  (8357),  Law
   Enforcement  Lieutenant  (8522), Law Enforcement Investigator II (8541),
   Law  Enforcement  Major  (8630) and Law Enforcement Captain (8632); Fish
   and  Wildlife Conservation Commission - Law Enforcement Corporal (8517),
   Law  Enforcement  Lieutenant (8522), Law Enforcement Captain (8525), Law
   Enforcement  Airplane  Pilot  I (8532), Law Enforcement Pilot II (8534),
   Law  Enforcement Investigator II (8541), Law Enforcement Manager (8565),
   Law  Enforcement  Program  Administrator (8798), Law Enforcement Section
   Leader (9154), Deputy Director of Law Enforcement (9498) and Director of
   Law  Enforcement  (9694);  Department  of Law Enforcement - Chief of Law
   Enforcement  Services  (8383),  Law  Enforcement  Sergeant  (8519),  Law
   Enforcement  Lieutenant  (8522),  Law Enforcement Accreditation Director
   (8535), Law Enforcement Investigator II (8541), Special Agent Supervisor
   (8584)  and  Inspector (8590); Lottery Special Agent (1126), Director of
   Security  (2601)  and Deputy Director of Security (2603); Highway Safety
   and  Motor  Vehicles - Deputy Director of Florida Highway Patrol (7932),
   Chief  of Florida Highway Patrol (7981), Florida Highway Patrol Sergeant
   (8031),  Florida  Highway  Patrol Pilot I (8032), Florida Highway Patrol
   Pilot II (8033), Florida Highway Patrol Corporal (8034), Florida Highway
   Patrol  Invest  Sergeant  (8035), Law Enforcement Lieutenant (8522), Law
   Enforcement Major (8626), Law Enforcement Captain (8632) and Director of
   Florida   Highway  Patrol  (9762);  Legal  Affairs  -  Director  of  Law
   Enforcement  Relations,  Victim  Services  and  Criminal Justice (7949),
   Investigation  Manger-SES (8357), Law Enforcement Lieutenant (8522), Law
   Enforcement  Captain (8525), Law Enforcement Investigator II (8541), Law
   Enforcement  Major  (8630)  and  Law Enforcement Captain (8632); Justice
   Administration Commission - Investigator Supervisor (4665), Investigator
   Trainee  (5660),  Investigator V (6665), Investigator I (5661 and 9661),
   Investigator  II (5662, 6662 and 9662), Investigator III (5663, 6663 and
   9663)  and  Investigator IV (5664, 5668, 6664 and 9664); and State Court
   System  -  Chief  Deputy  Marshal  -  Supreme Court (1500); Chief Deputy
   Marshal - District Court (1501), Deputy Clerk I - District Court (2601);
   Deputy  Marshal  - Supreme Court (1505); Deputy Marshal - District Court
   (1506); Deputy Marshal Supervisor - Supreme Court (1510); Deputy Marshal
   Supervisor  -  District  Court  (1515); Marshal - District Court (9050);
   Marshal  Supreme  Court  (9040);  Agency for Persons with Disabilities -
   Institutional  Security  Specialist  II  (8238),  Institutional Security
   Specialist  Shift  Supervisor  (8240)  and  Institutional Security Chief
   (8243); and Department of Children and Families - Institutional Security
   Specialist II (8238), Institutional Security Specialist Shift Supervisor
   (8240) and Institutional Security Chief (8243).

   (b) Department of Corrections

   1.  Effective  upon  this  act  becoming  law, $120,677,194 in recurring
   General   Revenue   and   $3,476,682   in   recurring  trust  funds  are
   appropriated,  in  addition to the pay adjustments provided in paragraph
   (1)(b),  for  Fiscal Year 2021-2022 to increase the minimum base rate of
   pay  to  $41,600  for each eligible Correctional Officer beginning as of
   the last day of the last completed month upon this act becoming law.

   2.  For  the  purpose of this paragraph, the term "correctional officer"
   means  an  employee  in  the  Department of Corrections in the following
   classification codes: Correctional Officers (8003), Correctional Officer
   Sergeant  (8005),  Correctional  Officer Lieutenant (8011), Correctional
   Officer  Captain  (8013),  Inspector  DC  (8026), Correctional Probation
   Officers  (8036),  Correctional  Probation  Senior  Officers  (8039) and
   Correctional Probation Specialist (8040).

   Any  unexpended  balances  of  funds  remaining  on  June 30, 2022 shall
   revert.  The  Department  of  Corrections  is authorized to continue the
   competitive pay adjustment in Fiscal Year 2022-2023.

   3.  Effective  July 1, 2022, $15,861,912 in recurring General Revenue is
   appropriated in Specific Appropriations 603, 667 and 685, in addition to
   the  pay  adjustments  provided  in  paragraph  (1)(b),  to  implement a
   retention    plan  for  correctional  officers,  correctional  probation
   officers, and inspectors in the Department of Corrections.

   (c) Department of Juvenile Justice

   1. Effective upon this act becoming law, $7,727,519 in recurring General
   Revenue  and  $3,423,644  in  recurring trust funds are appropriated for
   Fiscal  Year  2021-2022,  in addition to the pay adjustments provided in
   paragraph  (1)(b),  to  increase the minimum base rate of pay to $35,360
   for  each  eligible  Juvenile  Detention Officer and to $39,520 for each
   Juvenile  Probation  Officer  as  of  the last day of the last completed
   month upon this act becoming law.

   2. For the purpose of this paragraph "juvenile detention and probation
   officer"  means an employee in the Department of Juvenile Justice in the
   following  classification  codes:  Juvenile Detention Officers I (5711),
   Juvenile  Detention  Officers  II  (5712),  Juvenile  Detention  Officer
   Supervisor   (5713)  and  Juvenile  Probation  Officers  (5965),  Senior
   Juvenile   Probation  Officer  (5966)  and  Juvenile  Probation  Officer
   Supervisor (5967).

   Any  unexpended  balances  of  funds  remaining  on  June 30, 2022 shall
   revert. The Department of Juvenile Justice is authorized to continue the
   competitive pay adjustment in Fiscal Year 2022-2023.

   (d) Firefighters

   Effective July 1, 2022, $1,395,746 in recurring funds is appropriated in
   Specific  Appropriations 106, 225, 329, 1436, 2399, 2409, 2992 and 3014,
   in  addition  to the pay adjustments provided in paragraph (1)(b), for a
   pay  increase  of  up  to  $2,500  for  positions  in  the  Fire Service
   Bargaining  Unit  in  the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, the
   Agency  for  Health  Care Administration, the Department of Children and
   Families,  the  Department  of  Agriculture  and  Consumer Services, the
   Department  of  Financial  Services, the Department of Military Affairs,
   and  in addition to positions in the following classes in the Department
   of  Agriculture  and  Consumer  Services: Forest Area Supervisor (7622);
   Forestry  Operations  Administrator  (7634);  Forestry  District Manager
   (7635);  Forestry  Program  Administrator  (7636);  and  Forestry Center
   Manager (7637).

   (3) BENEFITS: HEALTH, LIFE, AND DISABILITY INSURANCE

   (a) State Life Insurance and State Disability Insurance

   Funds  are provided in each agency's budget to continue paying the state
   share  of  the  current  State  Life  Insurance  Program  and  the State
   Disability Insurance Program premiums.

   (b) State Health Insurance Plans and Benefits

   1. For the period July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023, the Department of
   Management  Services  shall  continue  within  the State Group Insurance
   Program  State Group Health Insurance Standard Plans, State Group Health
   Insurance   High   Deductible  Plans,  State  Group  Health  Maintenance
   Organization   Standard   Plans,  and  State  Group  Health  Maintenance
   Organization High Deductible Plans.

   2.  For  the  period  July  1, 2022, through June 30, 2023, the benefits
   provided  under each of the plans shall be those benefits as provided in
   the  current  State  Employees'  PPO  Plan  Group  Health Insurance Plan
   Booklet   and   Benefit   Document,   and   current  Health  Maintenance
   Organization contracts and benefit documents, including any revisions to
   such health benefits approved by the Legislature.

   3.  Beginning  January  1, 2023, for the 2023 plan year, each plan shall
   continue  the  benefits for occupational therapy authorized for the 2022
   plan year.

   4.  Effective July 1, 2022, the state health insurance plans, as defined
   in  subsection   (3)(b),  shall  limit  plan  participant  cost  sharing
   (deductibles,  coinsurance,  and  copayments)  for  covered   in-network
   medical  services,  the amount of which shall not exceed the annual cost
   sharing  limitations  for  individual coverage or for family coverage as
   provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services pursuant to
   the provisions of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
   of  2010  and  the  Internal Revenue Code. Medical and prescription drug
   cost  sharing  amounts  incurred  by  a  plan  participant  for  covered
   in-network service shall be aggregated to record the participant's total
   amount  of plan cost sharing limitations. The plan shall pay 100 percent
   of  covered  in-network  services  for  a  plan  participant  during the
   applicable  calendar  year  once  the federal cost share limitations are
   reached.

   5.  Effective  July  1,  2022,  a participant shall continue to have the
   option  to  receive  covered immunizations from a participating provider
   pursuant  to  a  participant's  current  State Employees' PPO Plan Group
   Health  Insurance  Plan  Booklet  and  Benefit Document, a participating
   provider   pursuant   to  a  participant's  current  Health  Maintenance
   Organization contract and benefits document, or a participating pharmacy
   in the State Employees' pharmacy benefit manager's network.

   6.  Effective  January  1,  2023,  the Division of State Group Insurance
   shall  continue  its health benefits contracts to allow service delivery
   through telehealth.

   7.  The  high  deductible  health  plans  shall  continue  to include an
   integrated  Health  Savings Account (HSA). Such plans and accounts shall
   be  administered  in accordance with the requirements and limitations of
   federal provisions related to the Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement
   and   Modernization  Act  of  2003.  The  state  shall  make  a  monthly
   contribution  to the employee's health savings account, as authorized in
   section  110.123(12),  Florida  Statutes,  of  $41.66 for employees with
   individual coverage and $83.33 for employees with family coverage.

   (c) State Health Insurance Premiums for the Period July 1, 2022, through
   June 30, 2023.

   1. State Paid Premiums

   a.  For the coverage period beginning August 1, 2022, the state share of
   the  State  Group  Health  Insurance Standard and High Deductible Health
   Plan premiums to the executive, legislative and judicial branch agencies
   shall  continue  at  $763.46  per  month  for  individual  coverage  and
   $1,651.08 per month for family coverage.

   b.  Funds  are  provided in each state agency and university's budget to
   continue  paying  the  state  share  of the State Group Health Insurance
   Program premiums for the fiscal year.

   c.  The  agencies  shall continue to pay premiums on behalf of employees
   who  have  enhanced  benefits  as  follows,  including  those  employees
   participating   in   the  Spouse  Program  in  accordance  with  section
   60P-2.0036,  Florida  Administrative  Code,  and those employees filling
   positions with "agency pay-all" benefits.

   i.  For the coverage period beginning August 1, 2022, the state share of
   the   State  Group  Health  Insurance  Standard  Plan  Premiums  to  the
   executive,  legislative, and judicial branch agencies for employees with
   enhanced  benefits,  excluding  the Spouse Program, shall continue to be
   $805.12  per  month  for Individual Coverage and $1,801.08 per month for
   family coverage.

   ii. For the coverage period beginning August 1, 2022, the state share of
   the   State  Group  Health  Insurance  Standard  Plan  Premiums  to  the
   executive,  legislative  and judicial branch agencies, for each employee
   participating  in  the  Spouse  Program shall continue to be $900.54 per
   month for family coverage.

   iii.  For  the coverage period beginning August 1, 2022, the state share
   of the State Group Health Insurance High Deductible Plan Premiums to the
   executive,  legislative, and judicial branch agencies for employees with
   enhanced  benefits,  excluding  the Spouse Program, shall continue to be
   $770.12  per  month  for Individual Coverage and $1,685.38 per month for
   family coverage.

   iv. For the coverage period beginning August 1, 2022, the state share of
   the  State  Group  Health Insurance High Deductible Plan Premiums to the
   executive,  legislative  and judicial branch agencies, for each employee
   participating  in  the  Spouse  Program shall continue to be $842.70 per
   month for family coverage.

   2. Premiums Paid by Employees

   a.  For the coverage period beginning August 1, 2022, the employee share
   of  the  health insurance premiums for the standard plans shall continue
   to  be  $50  per  month  for  individual coverage and $180 per month for
   family coverage.

   b.  For the coverage period beginning August 1, 2022, the employee share
   of  the  health  insurance  premium for the high deductible health plans
   shall  continue  to  be $15 per month for individual coverage and $64.30
   per month for family coverage.

   c.  For the coverage period beginning August 1, 2022, the employee share
   of  the  health  insurance  premium  for  the standard plan and the high
   deductible  plan  shall  continue  to  be $8.34 per month for individual
   coverage  and  $30  per  month for family coverage for employees filling
   positions with "agency pay-all" benefits.

   d.  For the coverage period beginning August 1, 2022, the employee share
   of  the  health  insurance  premiums for the standard plans and the high
   deductible  plans  shall  continue to be $15 per month for each employee
   participating   in   the  Spouse  Program  in  accordance  with  section
   60P-2.0036, Florida administrative Code.

   3. Premiums paid by Medicare Participants

   a.  For  the  coverage  period  beginning  August  1,  2022, the monthly
   premiums  for  Medicare  participants  participating  in the State Group
   Health  Insurance  Standard  Plan  shall continue to be $430.18 for "one
   eligible",  $1,243.63  for  "one  under/one over", and $860.35 for "both
   eligible."

   b.  For  the  coverage  period  beginning  August  1,  2022, the monthly
   premiums  for  Medicare  participants  participating  in the State Group
   Health  Insurance High Deductible Plan shall continue to  be $324.26 for
   "one  eligible",  $1,061.06  for  "one  under/one over", and $648.52 for
   "both eligible."

   c.  For  the  coverage  period  beginning  August  1,  2022, the monthly
   premiums  for  Medicare  participants  enrolled  in a Health Maintenance
   Organization  Standard Plan or High Deductible Health Plan or a Medicare
   Advantage  Plan shall be equal to the negotiated monthly premium for the
   selected  state-contracted  Health  Maintenance Organization or selected
   state-contracted plan.

   4. Premiums paid by "Early Retirees"

   a.  For the coverage period beginning August 1, 2022, an "early retiree"
   participating  in  the  State Group Health Insurance Standard Plan shall
   continue  to  pay  a  monthly  premium equal to 100 percent of the total
   premium  charged  (state  and  employee  contributions)  for  an  active
   employee participating in the standard plan with the same coverage.

   b.  For the coverage period beginning August 1, 2022, an "early retiree"
   participating  in  the State Group Health Insurance High Deductible Plan
   shall  continue to pay a monthly premium equal to $736.80 for individual
   coverage and $1,632.05 for family coverage.

   5. Premiums paid by COBRA participants

   a. For the coverage period beginning August 1, 2022, a COBRA participant
   participating in the State Group Health Insurance Program shall continue
   to  pay  a  premium  equal  to  102 percent of the total premium charged
   (state  and employee contributions) for an active employee participating
   in the same plan option.

   (d)  The state Employees' Prescription Drug Program shall be governed by
   the  provisions  of section 110.12315, Florida Statutes. Under the State
   Employees' Prescription Drug Program, the following shall apply:

   1.  Effective July 1, 2022, for the purpose of encouraging an individual
   to  change  from  brand  name drugs to generic drugs, the department may
   continue to waive co-payments for a six month supply of a generic statin
   or a generic proton pump inhibitor.

   2. The State Employees' Prescription Drug Program shall provide coverage
   for  smoking  cessation  prescription  drugs;  however, members shall be
   responsible for appropriate co-payments and deductibles when applicable.

   (4) OTHER BENEFITS

   (a)  The  following  items  shall  be implemented in accordance with the
   provisions  of  this  act  and with the applicable negotiated collective
   bargaining agreement:

   1.  The  state  shall provide up to six (6) credit hours of tuition-free
   courses  per  term  at  a  state  university, state college or community
   college  to full-time employees on a space available basis as authorized
   by law.

   2.  The  state  shall  continue  to  reimburse,  at  current levels, for
   replacement of personal property.

   3.  Each  agency, at the discretion of the agency head, may expend funds
   provided  in  this  act for bar dues and for legal education courses for
   employees  who  are  required  to  be  a  member of the Florida Bar as a
   condition of employment.

   4.  The  state  shall  continue  to provide, at current levels, clothing
   allowances and uniform maintenance and shoe allowances.

   (b) All state branches, departments, and agencies which have established
   or approved personnel policies for the payment of accumulated and unused
   annual  leave,  shall not provide payment which exceeds a maximum of 480
   hours  of  actual  payment  to  each employee for accumulated and unused
   annual leave.

   (c)  Upon  termination  of  employees  in the Senior Management Service,
   Selected Exempt Service, or positions with comparable benefits, payments
   for unused annual leave credits accrued on the member's last anniversary
   date  shall be prorated at 1/12th of the last annual amount credited for
   each  month,  or portion thereof, worked subsequent to the member's last
   anniversary date.

   (5) PAY ADDITIVES AND OTHER INCENTIVE PROGRAMS

   The  following pay additives and other incentive programs are authorized
   for  the 2022-2023 fiscal year from existing agency resources consistent
   with  provisions of sections 110.2035 and 216.251, Florida Statutes, the
   applicable  rules  adopted  by the Department of Management Services and
   negotiated collective bargaining agreements.

   (a)  Each  agency  is  authorized  to  continue to pay, at the levels in
   effect  on  June  30,  2007,  on-call  fees  and  shift differentials as
   necessary to perform normal operations of the agency.

   (b)  Each  agency  that  had a training program in existence on June 30,
   2006,  which included granting pay additives to participating employees,
   is authorized to continue such training program for the 2022-2023 fiscal
   year.  Such  additives  shall be granted under the provisions of the law
   administrative rules, and collective bargaining agreements.

   (c)  Each  agency  is  authorized to continue to grant temporary special
   duties pay additives to employees assigned additional duties as a result
   of  another  employee  being  absent  from  work  pursuant to the Family
   Medical  Leave  Act  or  authorized  military  leave.  The  notification
   process  described in section 110.2035(7)(d), Florida Statutes, does not
   apply to additives authorized in this paragraph.

   (d)  Each agency is authorized to grant merit pay increases based on the
   employee's   exemplary   performance   as  evidenced  by  a  performance
   evaluation  conducted pursuant to Chapter 60L-35, Florida Administrative
   Code, or a similar performance evaluation applicable to other pay plans.
   The  Chief  Justice  may  exempt  judicial  branch  employees  from  the
   performance evaluation requirements of this paragraph.

   (e)  Contingent  upon the availability of funds and at the agency head's
   discretion,  each  agency  is  authorized to continue to grant temporary
   special duties pay additives, of up to 15 percent of the employee's base
   rate of pay, to each employee temporarily deployed to a facility or area
   closed  due  to emergency conditions from another area of the state that
   is not closed.

   (f)  The  Fish  and  Wildlife  Conservation  Commission is authorized to
   continue   to   grant  temporary  special  duty  pay  additives  to  law
   enforcement  officers  who  perform  additional  duties as K-9 handlers,
   regional     recruiters/media     coordinators,    and    breath    test
   operators/inspectors, and may grant temporary special duty pay additives
   to  law  enforcement  officers who perform additional duties as offshore
   patrol  vessel  crew  members,  special  operations  group  members, and
   long-term covert investigations.

   (g) The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is authorized to grant
   critical  market  pay additives to employees residing in and assigned to
   Lee County, Collier County, Monroe County, Broward County, or Miami-Dade
   County, at the levels that the employing agency granted salary increases
   for similar purposes prior to July 1, 2006. These pay additives shall be
   granted  only  during  the time in which the employee resides in, and is
   assigned  duties within, these counties. In no instance may the employee
   receive  an adjustment to the employee's base rate of pay and a critical
   market pay additive based on the employee residing in and being assigned
   in the specified counties.

   (h)  The  Fish  and  Wildlife Conservation Commission may provide a duty
   officer  shift  differential  pay  additive  of 10% and a midnight shift
   differential  of  15%  to  duty  officers who are assigned to work those
   respective shifts.

   (i) The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles is authorized to
   grant  critical  market  pay additives to sworn law enforcement officers
   residing in and assigned to:

   1.  Lee County, Collier County, or Monroe County, at the levels that the
   employing  agency granted salary increases for similar purposes prior to
   July 1, 2006;

   2.  Hillsborough, Orange, Pinellas, Duval, Marion, and Escambia counties
   at $5,000, or, in lieu thereof, an equivalent salary adjustment that was
   made during Fiscal Year 2015-2016;

   3.  Alachua,  Baker,  Brevard,  Clay,  Charlotte, Flagler, Indian River,
   Manatee, Martin, Nassau, Osceola, Pasco, Sarasota, Santa Rosa, Seminole,
   St. Johns, St. Lucie, and Volusia counties at $5,000.

   These  critical  market  pay additives and equivalent salary adjustments
   may  be  granted  only during the time in which the employee resides in,
   and is assigned to duties within, those counties. In no instance may the
   employee  receive an adjustment to the employee's base rate of pay and a
   critical market pay additive based on the employee residing in and being
   assigned in the specified counties.

   (j)  The  Department  of  Highway  Safety  and  Motor Vehicles may grant
   special  duties pay additives of $2,000 for law enforcement officers who
   perform  additional  duties  as  K-9 handlers; felony officers; criminal
   interdiction officers; criminal investigation and intelligence officers;
   new  recruit  background  checks  and  training,  and  technical support
   officers;  drug  recognition  experts; hazardous material squad members;
   compliance  investigation squad members; motorcycle squad members; Quick
   Response  Force Team; Honor Guard; or Florida Advanced Investigation and
   Reconstruction Teams.

   (k)  The  Department  of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles may provide a
   critical  market  pay  additive  of  $1,300 to non-sworn Florida Highway
   Patrol personnel working and residing in Miami-Dade and Broward counties
   for  class  codes  0108,  2236,  6466, 0162, 0045, 3142, and 0004. These
   critical  market  pay additives shall be granted only during the time in
   which  the  employee resides in, and is assigned to duties within, these
   counties.

   (l) The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles is authorized to
   grant  a  critical  market  pay additive of $5,000 per year to non-sworn
   Florida  Highway  Patrol  personnel for class codes 8407, 8410, and 8417
   working  and residing in the following counties:   Duval, Nassau, Baker,
   Clay,  St.  Johns,  Hillsborough,  Polk,  Pinellas, Manatee, Pasco, Lee,
   Charlotte,  Glades,  Hendry,  Collier,  Miami-Dade,  Monroe, Palm Beach,
   Martin,  Broward,  Seminole,  Orange,  Lake, Osceola, and Brevard.  This
   additive  shall  be  granted  only during the time in which the employee
   resides in and is assigned to duties within.

   (m) The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles is authorized to
   grant  a  critical  market  pay  additive of $5,000 per year to Motorist
   Services personnel for class codes 9000 and 9002 working and residing in
   Miami-Dade  and  Broward  counties.  This additive shall be granted only
   during  the  time  in  which  the employee resides in and is assigned to
   duties  within those counties.  In addition, Motorist Services personnel
   for  class  code 9018 with the working class title of Community Outreach
   Specialist  shall also receive a $5,000 critical market pay additive per
   year.

   (n) The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles is authorized to
   continue  to  grant  a  pay  additive  of $162.50 per pay period for law
   enforcement  officers assigned to the Office of Motor Carrier Compliance
   who maintain certification by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance.

   (o)  The  Department  of  Transportation  is  authorized to continue its
   training   program   for   employees  in  the  areas  of  transportation
   engineering,     right-of-way     acquisition,    relocation    benefits
   administration, right-of-way property management, real estate appraisal,
   and  business  valuation  under  the same guidelines established for the
   training program prior to June 30, 2006.

   (p)  The  Department of Corrections may continue to grant hazardous duty
   pay  additives,  as  necessary,  for  those  employees  assigned  to the
   Department  of Corrections institutions' Rapid Response Teams (including
   the  baton,  shotgun,  and  chemical  agent  teams) and the Correctional
   Emergency Response Teams.

   (q)  The  Department  of  Corrections  may continue to grant a temporary
   special  duties  pay additive of up to 10 percent of the employee's base
   rate  of  pay for each certified correctional officer (class code 8003);
   certified  correctional  officer  sergeant  (class code 8005); certified
   correctional   officer  lieutenant  (class  code  8011),  and  certified
   correctional  officer  captain  (class  code  8013).   For  purposes  of
   determining   eligibility  for  this  special  pay  additive,  the  term
   "certified" means the employee has obtained a correctional mental health
   certification  as  provided  through  the department. To be certified, a
   correctional  officer  must: (a) initially complete 5 courses consisting
   of  a total of 54 hours of instruction taught by a department instructor
   with  a  correctional   officer  behavioral  mental health certification
   through  the American Correctional Association; (b) upon completing that
   instruction, satisfactorily pass a department examination; and (c) twice
   each year satisfactorily complete 16 additional hours of training and an
   examination,  including  in  the year the correctional officer satisfies
   (a) and (b). The courses and training must educate correctional officers
   in  identifying symptoms of mental illness in prisoners while helping to
   foster  a  safer  environment  for  inmates  with  mental  illness. Such
   additive  may  be  awarded only during the time the certified officer is
   employed in an assigned mental health unit post.

   (r)  The   Department  of  Corrections  may continue to grant a one-time
   $1,000  hiring  bonus  to  newly-hired correctional officers (class code
   8003) who are hired to fill positions at a correctional institution that
   had  a  vacancy  rate for such positions of more than 10 percent for the
   preceding  calendar  quarter.  The  bonus  may not be awarded before the
   officer  obtains  his or her correctional officer certification. Current
   employees  and former employees who have had a break in service with the
   Department  of  Corrections of 31 days or less are not eligible for this
   bonus.

   (s)  The  Department of Corrections is authorized to continue to grant a
   one-time  $1,000  hiring  bonus  to newly hired teachers and instructors
   (class  codes  1313,  1315,  4133,  8085,  8093, 9095) at a correctional
   institution. Current employees and former employees who have had a break
   in service with the Department of Corrections of 31 days or less are not
   eligible for this bonus.

   (t) The Department of Children and Families is authorized to continue to
   grant  a  temporary  special  duties pay additive of five percent of the
   employee's base rate of pay to:

   1.  All  employees in the Human Services Worker I, Human Services Worker
   II,  and  Unit  Treatment and Rehabilitation Specialist classes who work
   within  the  13-1E,  13-1W,  32N,  or  32S living areas at the Northeast
   Florida  State  Hospital.  Such  additive may be awarded only during the
   time  the  employees  work  within  those  living areas at the Northeast
   Florida State Hospital.

   2.  All  employees in the Human Services Worker I, Human Services Worker
   II,  and  Unit  Treatment and Rehabilitation Specialist classes who work
   within  the  Specialty Care Unit or Medical Services Unit at the Florida
   State  Hospital. Such additive may be awarded only during the time those
   employees  work  within the Specialty Care Unit or Medical Services Unit
   at the Florida State Hospital.

   3.  All  employees  in  Child  Protective  Investigator and Senior Child
   Protective  Investigator  classes  who  work  in  a  weekend  unit. Such
   additive  may  be  awarded only during the time such employees work in a
   weekend unit.

   4. All Adult Registry Counselors who work in a weekend unit at the Abuse
   Hotline.  Such  additive  may  be  awarded  only  during  the  time such
   employees work in a weekend unit.

   (u) The Department of Lottery is authorized to provide a critical market
   pay  (CMP)  additive  of  $1,300  to  Lottery  personnel  working in the
   following   district   offices:   Hillsborough,   Lee,  Palm  Beach  and
   Miami-Dade.  These  critical  market pay additives shall be granted only
   during  the  time the employee resides in, and is assigned duties within
   those areas.

   (v)  The  Department  of  Financial Services may grant temporary special
   duty  pay  additives  of $2,000 for law enforcement officers who perform
   additional duties as K-9 handlers.

   (6) COLLECTIVE BARGAINING

   All collective bargaining issues at impasse between the State of Florida
   and   AFSCME  Council  79,  the  Federation  of  Public  Employees,  the
   Federation   of  Physicians  and  Dentists,  the  Florida  Fire  Service
   Association,  the  Police  Benevolent  Association,  the  Florida Nurses
   Association,  and  the  Florida  State  Lodge  Fraternal Order of Police
   related to wages, insurance benefits, and other economic issues shall be
   resolved  pursuant to Item "(1) EMPLOYEE AND OFFICER COMPENSATION," Item
   "(2)  SPECIAL  PAY  ISSUES,"  Item  "(3)  BENEFITS:  HEALTH,  LIFE,  AND
   DISABILITY  INSURANCE,  Item  "(4)  OTHER  BENEFITS,"  and Item "(5) PAY
   ADDITIVE AND OTHER INCENTIVE PROGRAMS," and other legislation enacted to
   implement this act.