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Trial Court Budget Commission

 

Meeting Notice

The next Trial Court Budget Commission meeting has been scheduled for Friday, January 20, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in Orlando, Florida.  Items to be addressed include, but are not limited to, review of current year allocations/budget status and activities related to the 2017 legislative session.  For other information, please contact Donna Brewer at (850) 488-8414 or brewerd@flcourts.org.  

Current Meeting Agenda

Current Meeting Materials

 

Authority

Corrected Opinion SC00-429

Summary of Functions

The Trial Court Budget Commission is charged with specific responsibility to:

  • Establish budgeting and funding policies and procedures consistent with judicial branch plans and policies, directions from the supreme court, and in consideration of input from supreme court committees and from the Florida Conference of Circuit Judges and the Florida Conference of County Court Judges
  • Make recommendations to the supreme court on the trial court component of the annual judicial branch budget request
  • Advocate for the trial court component of the annual judicial branch budget request and associated statutory changes
  • Make recommendations to the supreme court on funding allocation formulas and budget implementation
  • Monitor trial court expenditure trends and revenue collections
  • Recommend statutory and rule changes related to trial court budgets
  • Develop recommended responses to findings on financial audits and reports
  • Recommend to the supreme court trial court budget reductions required by the legislature
  • Identify potential additional sources of revenue for the trial courts
  • Recommend to the supreme court legislative pay plan issues for trial court personnel, except the commission shall not make recommendations as to pay or benefits for judges.

Additional Materials

Committees of the TCBC