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Spent a little time searching through the proposed Florida 2013/2014 budget and found the following:

• $2,850,000 from the General Revenue Fund is provided to the James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program.

• $500,000 from the Biomedical Research Trust Fund is provided to maintain the statewide Brain Tumor Registry Program at the McKnight Brain Institute.

• $5,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund is provided to the William G. “Bill” Bankhead, Jr., and David Coley Cancer Research Program.

• $2,050,000 from the General Revenue Fund is provided to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.

• From the funds in Specific Appropriation 474A, $2,050,000 from the General Revenue Fund and $5,000,000 from the Biomedical Research Trust Fund are provided to the Shands Cancer Hospital.

• From the funds in Specific Appropriation 474A, $2,050,000 from the General Revenue Fund and $5,000,000 from the Biomedical Research Trust Fund are provided to the Sylvester Cancer Center at the University of Miami.

• From the funds in Specific Appropriation 474A, $3,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund and $2,600,000 from the Biomedical Research Trust Fund are provided to the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute.

• From the funds in Specific Appropriation 474A, $3,000,000 in nonrecurring funds from the Biomedical Research Trust Fund is provided to the Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies.

• $10,000,000 in nonrecurring funds from the General Revenue Fund is provided to the following institutions for the establishment of an endowed cancer research chair. This funding is contingent upon the passage of Senate Bill 1660, or similar legislation, becoming law:
- Shands Cancer Hospital at the University of Florida………3,333,333
- H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute………3,333,333
- Sylvester Cancer Center at the University of Miami……….3,333,334

• From the funds in Specific Appropriation 529, $1,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund is provided for the department to contract with the Brain Injury Association of Florida (BIAF) to identify and link resources to traumatic brain injury patients.

• From the funds in Specific Appropriation 529, $1,000,000 in nonrecurring funds from the General Revenue Fund is provided to the Bitner/Plante Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Initiative of Florida.

• GRANTS AND AIDS – MOFFITT CANCER CENTER
AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE
FROM GENERAL REVENUE FUND . . . . . 10,576,930
Funds in Specific Appropriation 141 may be transferred to the Agency for Health Care Administration and used as state matching funds for Moffitt’s participation in the Low Income Pool or the application of Medicaid inpatient and outpatient rate adjustments applied to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute and other Medicaid reductions to its rates up to the actual Medicaid inpatient and outpatient costs. In the event that enhanced Medicaid funding is not implemented by the Agency for Health Care Administration, these funds shall remain appropriated to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute to continue the original purpose of providing research and education related to cancer.

• The Florida Hospital/Sanford-Burnham Translational Research Institute is designated as a State of Florida resource for research in diabetes diagnosis, prevention and treatment. The Florida Sanford-Burnham Translational Research Institute may coordinate with the Department of Health on activities and grant opportunities in relation to research in diabetes diagnosis, prevention and treatment.
APPROVED SALARY RATE 10,652,414
460 SALARIES AND BENEFITS POSITIONS 230.50
FROM GENERAL REVENUE FUND . . . . . 1,921,862

• From the funds in Specific Appropriation 472, $100,000 in nonrecurring funds from the General Revenue Fund is provided to the Scripps Research Institute for the Nicotine Addiction Drug Treatment Evaluation Grant Program.

• University of Florida – Chemistry/Chemical Biology Bldg….. 15,000,000

• University of South Florida – Heart Health Institute…….. 12,500,000

SECURITY – BIOTERRORISM ENHANCEMENTS -
HEALTH AND HOSPITALS
FROM FEDERAL GRANTS TRUST FUND . . .28,146,674

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