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   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