Florida Senate - 2020 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 1298 Ì201602eÎ201602 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 02/13/2020 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government (Simmons) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete everything after the enacting clause 4 and insert: 5 Section 1. Paragraph (f) is added to subsection (2) of 6 section 440.45, Florida Statutes, to read: 7 440.45 Office of the Judges of Compensation Claims.— 8 (2) 9 (f) Each full-time judge of compensation claims shall 10 receive a salary equal to that of a county court judge. The 11 Deputy Chief Judge shall receive a salary of $1,000 more per 12 year than the salary paid to a full-time judge of compensation 13 claims. 14 Section 2. For the 2020-2021 fiscal year, the sum of 15 $1,114,087 in recurring funds is appropriated from the Operating 16 Trust Fund to the Division of Administrative Hearings, and the 17 associated salary rate of 870,392 is authorized, for the 18 purposes of making salary adjustments to judges of compensation 19 claims. 20 Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020. 21 22 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 23 And the title is amended as follows: 24 Delete everything before the enacting clause 25 and insert: 26 A bill to be entitled 27 An act relating to the Office of the Judges of 28 Compensation Claims; amending s. 440.45, F.S.; 29 specifying the salaries of full-time judges of 30 compensation claims and the Deputy Chief Judge of 31 Compensation Claims; providing an appropriation; 32 providing an effective date.