MARINE FISHERIES (Program); MARINE FISHERIES MANAGEMENTGovernor's Recommendations
2022-23
Current Year Budget
2021-22
Difference
DollarsPositionsDollarsPositionsDollarsPositions
$10,777,57234.00$12,953,21234.00($2,175,640)0.00
 

 
Policy Area:  BIOLOGICAL RESOURCES
Issue:            SUPPORT GULF OF MEXICO AND SOUTH ATLANTIC FISHERY MANAGEMENT COUNCIL FUNDING

Justification
Governor's Recommendations 2022-23
The Governor's Budget Recommendation for Fiscal Year 2022-23 includes additional recurring funding to be used for to pay for expenses incurred by the Division of Marine Fisheries Management's Federal Fisheries Section while working on fishery management council issues. In recent years, the marine fisheries issues that need attention in Florida have increased, especially relative to federal fisheries.