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The Florida Bar proposed budget for fiscal year 2016-2017.

In compliance with Chapter 2-6.9 of the Rules Regulating The
Florida Bar, notice is hereby given that the Board of
Governors has approved a budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal
year. The proposed budget will become final unless written
objections thereto are filed with the Executive Director tan
or before April 29, 2016. Such objections will be considered
by the Board of Governors at its May 20, 2016, meeting in
Palm Beach.

General Fund Summary:
Source of Funds
Beginning Fund Balance                                29,870,129
Annual Fees                                           26,714,330
Other Regulatory Fees                                  3,581,367
Member Service Revenue                                 5,780,180
Public Service Programs                                  371,400
Advertising                                            1,401,837
Young Lawyers Division                                   988,553
Investment Income                                      1,096,671
Other Revenue                                            681,972
Total Funds Available                                 70,486,439

Use of Funds
Regulation of the Practice of Law (1)                 20,703,424
Cost of Member Services (2)                            6,085,889
Unauthorized Practice of Law                           2,057,902
Public Service Programs                                  655,543
Communication with members & Public (3)                4,661,390
Administration                                         5,107,285
Legislation                                              635,429
CSF Contribution                                       1,540,550
Other Programs (4)                                     1,126,984
Young Lawyers Division                                   986,504
Ending Fund Balance                                   26,925,539
Total Use of Funds                                    70,486,439

(1) Includes Lawyer Regulation, ACAP, Ethics,
Lawyer Advertising, Membership Records,
Professionalism, Rules Regulating The Florida
Bar, etc.

(2) Includes book sales, CLE, PRI, Meetings,
FRPs, Section Management, etc.

(3) Includes Public Information, "Journal",
and "News".

(4) Includes Diversity & Inclusion,
Leadership Academy, the Lawyer Assistance
Program, and Vision 2016.

General Revenue & Expense
Annual Fees                                           26,714,330
Investment Income                                      1,096,671
Other Revenue Sources                                    504,400
Total Revenue                                         28,315,401
General Expense
Other Expense                                            238,160
Net Operations                                        28,077,241

Regulation of the Practice of Law:
Lawyer Regulation
Revenues                                                 876,268
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                10,082,907
Contract Services                                        244,398
Travel                                                   176,681
Other Expense                                            181,754
Admin & Internal Svcs                                  2,694,400
Time Distribution                                        484,834
Total Expense                                         13,864,974
Net Operations                                       (12,988,706)

ACAP
Revenues                                                  80,000
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                 1,599,475
Travel                                                    33,370
Other Expense                                             51,205
Admin & Internal Svcs                                    407,641
Time Distribution                                        (6,620)
Total Expense                                          2,085,071
Net Operations                                       (2,005,071)

Special Admittees (AHC & For. Legal Cons.)
Revenues                                                 484,490
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                       632
Other Expense                                              5,484
Admin & Internal Svcs                                     12,499
Time Distribution                                         31,807
Total Expense                                             50,422
Net Operations                                           434,068

Pro Hac Vice
Revenues                                                 550,000
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                       248
Other Expense                                                950
Admin & Internal Svcs                                      4,632
Time Distribution                                         13,100
Total Expense                                             18,930
Net Operations                                           531,070

Ethics
Revenues                                                     275
Expenses
Staff O Office Expense                                    30,220
Travel                                                     5,274
Other Expense                                              2,710
Admin O Internal Svcs                                    125,614
Time Distribution                                        700,240
Total Expense                                            864,058
Net Operations                                         (863,783)

Lawyer Advertising
Revenues                                                 560,550
Expenses
Staff O Office Expense                                       750
Travel                                                     6,543
Other Expense                                              6,520
Admin O Internal Svcs                                    194,124
Time Distribution                                        749,441
Total Expense                                            957,378
Net Operations                                         (396,828)

Rules Regulating The Florida Bar
Expenses
Staff O Office Expense                                       225
Travel                                                     1,085
Other Expense                                                 75
Admin O Internal Svcs                                     30,487
Time Distribution                                        151,741
Total Expense                                            183,613
Net Operations                                         (183,613)

Professionalism
Revenues                                                  24,248
Expenses
Staff O Office Expense                                   345,014
Contract Services                                          2,500
Travel                                                    13,539
Other Expense                                             28,366
Admin O Internal Svcs                                     74,278
Time Distribution                                       (58,314)
Total Expense                                            405,383
Net Operations                                         (381,135)

Records Management
Revenues                                                   1,250
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                    78,963
Travel                                                     3,582
Other Expense                                                930
Admin & Internal Svcs                                     37,445
Time Distribution                                        334,292
Total Expense                                            455,212
Net Operations                                         (453,962)

Member Records
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                   189,381
Travel                                                       149
Other Expense                                            148,850
Admin & Internal Svcs                                    291,404
Time Distribution                                        420,869
Total Expense                                          1,050,653
Net Operations                                       (1,050,653)

Course Approval Center
Revenues                                                 304,839
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                    21,600
Other Expense
Admin & Internal Svcs                                     93,255
Time Distribution                                        184,378
Total Expense                                            299,233
Net Operations                                             5,606

CLER
Revenues                                                 695,626
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                    55,890
Travel                                                     1,793
Other Expense                                             12,026
Admin & Internal Svcs                                    122,120
Time Distribution                                        276,668
Total Expense                                            468,497
Net Operations                                           227,129

Cost of Member Services:
Professional Enhancement
Revenues                                                  95,250
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                       533
Travel                                                     7,840
Other Expense                                              5,090
Admin & Internal Svcs                                     13,294
Time Distribution                                         50,800
Total Expense                                             77,557
Net Operations                                            17,693

Meetings & Conventions
Revenues                                                 537,753
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                   103,775
Contract Services                                          3,212
Travel                                                    21,124
Other Expense                                            479,369
Admin & Internal Svcs                                    175,476
Time Distribution                                        324,558
Total Expense                                          1,107,514
Net Operations                                         (569,761)

CLE Programs
Revenues                                               2,833,172
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                   316,538
Travel                                                    49,327
Other Expense                                          1,097,914
Admin & Internal Svcs                                    249,265
Time Distribution                                        455,683
Total Expense                                          2,168,727
Net Operations                                           664,445

Section Management
Revenues                                                   3,500
Expenses
Travel                                                     4,300
Other Expense                                             11,045
Admin & Internal Svcs                                  (446,905)
Time Distribution                                        852,887
Total Expense                                            421,327
Net Operations                                         (417,827)

Practice Resource Institute
Revenues                                                 289,730
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                   373,773
Contract Services                                         44,000
Travel                                                     4,538
Other Expense                                             19,050
Admin & Internal Svcs                                     58,689
Time Distribution                                         21,267
Total Expense                                            521,317
Net Operations                                         (231,587)

Member Benefits
Revenues                                                 625,900
Expenses
Contract Services                                          1,500
Travel                                                       300
Other Expense                                            215,128
Admin & Internal Svcs                                     43,205
Time Distribution                                         55,430
Total Expense                                            315,563
Net Operations                                           310,337

Legal Publications
Revenues                                                 560,000
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                   650,322
Travel                                                    13,643
Other Expense                                             24,070
Admin & Internal Svcs                                    186,625
Time Distribution                                         35,009
Total Expense                                            909,669
Net Operations                                         (349,669)

Committee Expenses
Revenues                                                  10,000
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                     1,238
Contract Services                                         10,000
Travel                                                    24,903
Other Expense                                             71,191
Admin & Internal Svcs                                     56,243
Time Distribution                                        203,526
Total Expense                                            367,101
Net Operations                                         (357,101)

Florida Registered Paralegal
Revenues                                                 824,875
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                     8,421
Contract Services                                            150
Travel                                                     2,390
Other Expense                                             14,530
Admin & Internal Svcs                                     40,683
Time Distribution                                        130,940
Total Expense                                            197,114
Net Operations                                           627,761

Unauthorized Practice of Law
Revenues                                                   3,821
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                 1,730,496
Contract Services                                         22,270
Travel                                                    37,494
Other Expense                                             10,521
Admin & Internal Svcs                                    376,542
Time Distribution                                      (119,421)
Total Expense                                          2,057,902
Net Operations                                       (2,054,081)

Public Service Programs:
Revenues                                                 371,400
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                   231,889
Travel                                                       877
Other Expense                                             91,246
Admin & Internal Svcs                                    160,171
Time Distribution                                        171,360
Total Expense                                            655,543
Net Operations                                         (284,143)

Communication with Members & the Public:
Journal
Revenues                                                 436,598
Expenses
Travel                                                     2,002
Other Expense                                            527,509
Admin & Internal Svcs                                     81,544
Time Distribution                                        311,552
Total Expense                                            922,607
Net Operations                                         (486,009)

News
Revenues                                                 965,239
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense
Travel                                                    13,265
Other Expense                                          1,410,893
Admin & Internal Svcs                                     31,152
Time Distribution                                        493,596
Total Expense                                          1,948,906
Net Operations                                         (983,667)

Public Information
Revenues                                                  61,890
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                   245,228
Contract Services                                        155,895
Travel                                                    61,310
Other Expense                                            237,128
Admin & Internal Svcs                                    284,187
Time Distribution                                        806,129
Total Expense                                          1,789,877
Net Operations                                       (1,727,987)

Administration:
General Administration
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                 1,814,267
Contract Services                                        100,000
Travel                                                    65,082
Other Expense                                             15,723
Admin & Internal Svcs                                      6,625
Time Distribution                                      (215,100)
Total Expense                                          1,786,597
Net Operations                                       (1,786,597)

Board & Officer
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                    18,618
Travel                                                    21,228
Other Expense                                            455,345
Admin & Internal Svcs                                      8,800
Time Distribution                                        218,432
Total Expense                                            722,423
Net Operations                                         (722,423)

General Counsel
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                   299,002
Contract Services                                        350,905
Travel                                                     2,923
Other Expense                                                370
Admin & Internal Svcs                                     30,125
Time Distribution                                       (18,743)
Total Expense                                            664,582
Net Operations                                         (664,582)

Division Directors & Staff Pools
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                 9,585,238
T ravel                                                   48,115
Other Expense                                              2,780
Admin & Internal Svcs                                  (195,464)
Time Distribution                                    (9,440,341)
Total Expense                                                328
Net Operations                                             (328)

Finance & Accounting
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                    93,213
Contract Services                                         58,350
Travel                                                     1,768
Other Expense                                             22,476
Admin & Internal Svcs                                (1,359,775)
Time Distribution                                      1,183,968
Total Expense
Net Operations

Human Resources
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                   379,742
Travel                                                     1,715
Other Expense                                             17,595
Admin & Internal Svcs                                  (403,294)
Time Distribution                                          4,242
Total Expense
Net Operations

Information Systems
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                 4,763,459
Contract Services                                        802,000
Travel                                                    11,225
Other Expense                                              2,150
Admin & Internal Svcs                                (4,467,503)
Time Distribution                                         37,558
Total Expense                                          1,148,889
Net Operations                                       (1,148,889)

Research. Planning. & Evaluation
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                   196,550
Contract Services                                         27,620
Travel                                                     7,407
Other Expense                                              5,985
Admin & Internal Svcs                                        400
Time Distribution
Total Expense                                            237,962
Net Operations                                         (237,962)

Facilities
Revenues                                                  82,000
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                    83,086
Travel                                                     3,220
Other Expense                                                 78
Admin & Internal Svcs
Time Distribution                                        (4,864)
Total Expense                                             81,520
Net Operations                                               480

Shipping & Receiving
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                   131,343
Other Expense                                                 90
Admin & Internal Svcs
Time Distribution                                          4,405
Total Expense                                            135,838
Net Operations                                         (135,838)

Office Systems
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                   472,870
Admin & Internal Svcs                                  (471,303)
Time Distribution                                        (1,577)
Total Expense
Net Operations

Print Shop
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                   274,486
Admin & Internal Svcs                                  (180,000)
Time Distribution                                        (3,500)
Total Expense                                             90,986
Net Operations                                          (90,986)

Legislation: *
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                    20,124
Contract Services                                        450,000
Travel                                                     3,333
Other Expense                                                998
Admin & Internal Svcs                                     25,174
Time Distribution                                        135,800
Total Expense                                            635,429
Net Operations                                         (635,429)

Client Security Fund Contribution:
Expenses
Other Expense                                          1,540,550
Total Expense                                          1,540,550
Net Operations                                       (1,540,550)

Other Programs:
Diversity & Inclusion
Revenues
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                   187,262
Travel                                                    13,385
Other Expense                                             84,752
Admin & Internal Svcs                                     25,193
Time Distribution                                       (94,872)
Total Expense                                            215,720
Net Operations                                         (215,720)

Leadership Academy
Revenues                                                  26,500
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                     1,610
Travel                                                    59,982
Other Expense                                            140,720
Admin & Internal Svcs                                     44,566
Time Distribution                                        148,987
Total Expense                                            395,865
Net Operations                                         (369,365)

Lawyer Assistance
Expenses
Other Expense                                            490,000
Admin & Internal Svcs
Total Expense                                            490,000
Net Operations                                         (490,000)

G. Kirk Haas Fund
Revenues                                                   5,000
Expenses
Other Expense                                              2,500
Total Expense                                              2,500
Net Operations                                             2,500

Vision 2016
Revenues
Expenses
Admin & Internal Svcs                                     22,899
Total Expense                                             22,899
Net Operations                                          (22,899)

Young Lawyers Division:
Revenues                                                 981,984
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                     1,452
Travel                                                    11,206
Other Expense                                            874,095
Admin & Internal Svcs                                     33,751
Time Distribution                                         66,000
Total Expense                                            986,504
Net Operations                                           (4,520)

General Fund Totals:
Revenues                                              40,616,310
Expenses                                              43,560,900
Net Operations                                       (2,944,590)

Certification Fund:
Revenues                                               1,285,833
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                    43,635
Travel                                                    57,033
Internal Ser. & Admin                                    347,709
Contract Services & Other Expense                      1,198,570
Total Expenses                                         1,646,947
Net Operations                                         (361,114)
Beginning Fund Balance                                   871,007
Ending Fund Balance                                      534,644

Client Security Fund:
Revenues                                               1,638,550
Expenses
Staff & Office Expense                                   116,748
Travel                                                     5,249
Claims Paid & Other Expense                            2,568,264
Internal Ser & Admin                                      57,077
Total Expenses                                         2,747,338
Net Operations                                       (1,108,788)
Beginning Fund Balance                                 5,571,402
Ending Fund Balance                                    4,606,549

Fixed Asset Reserves:
Building Reserve
Revenue                                                  257,057
Capital Outlay                                           355,500
Net Operations                                          (98,443)
Beginning Fund Balance                                 1,741,170
Ending Fund Balance                                    1,642,727

Equipment Reserves
Revenue                                                  316,039
Capital Outlay                                           393,067
Net Operations                                          (77,028)
Beginning Fund Balance                                 3,375,529
Ending Fund Balance                                    3,298,501

Section Funds:
Administrative Law Dues                                   26,975
Other Revenue                                             16,612
Expenses                                                (61,894)
Net Operations                                          (18,307)
Beginning Fund Balance                                   184,185
Ending Fund Balance                                      165,878

Alternative Dispute Resolution
Dues                                                      32,375
Other Revenue                                             11,283
Expenses                                                (31,731)
Net Operations                                            11,927
Beginning Fund Balance                                    73,768
Ending Fund Balance                                       85,695

Animal Law
Dues                                                      18,750
Other Revenue                                              1,925
Expenses                                                (14,334)
Net Operations                                             6,341
Beginning Fund Balance
Ending Fund Balance                                        6,341

Appellate Law
Dues                                                      55,600
Other Revenue                                             89,263
Expenses                                                (82,760)
Net Operations                                            62,103
Beginning Fund Balance                                   442,091
Ending Fund Balance                                      504,194

Business Law
Dues                                                     287,590
Other Revenue                                            413,428
Expenses                                               (727,378)
Net Operations                                          (26,360)
Beginning Fund Balance                                   364,257
Ending Fund Balance                                      337,897

City, County, & Local Government Law
Dues                                                      54,800
Other Revenue                                             50,000
Expenses                                               (121,072)
Net Operations                                          (16,272)
Beginning Fund Balance                                    96,659
Ending Fund Balance                                       80,387

Criminal Law
Dues                                                      53,850
Other Revenue                                             61,889
Expenses                                               (127,475)
Net Operations                                          (11,736)
Beginning Fund Balance                                   387,808
Ending Fund Balance                                      376,072

Elder Law
Dues                                                      83,000
Other Revenue                                             45,443
Expenses                                                (80,742)
Net Operations                                            47,701
Beginning Fund Balance                                   139,782
Ending Fund Balance                                      187,483

Entertainment, Art, & Sports Law
Dues                                                      28,325
Other Revenue                                             11,231
Expenses                                                (38,689)
Net Operations                                               867
Beginning Fund Balance                                    36,700
Ending Fund Balance                                       37,567

Environmental & Land Use Law
Dues                                                      61,750
Other Revenue                                             32,113
Expenses                                               (112,178)
Net Operations                                          (18,315)
Beginning Fund Balance                                    87,099
Ending Fund Balance                                       68,784

Family Law
Dues                                                     192,675
Other Revenue                                            439,894
Expenses                                               (695,143)
Net Operations                                          (62,574)
Beginning Fund Balance                                 1,080,624
Ending Fund Balance                                    1,018,050

General Practice
Dues                                                      68,530
Other Revenue                                             66,881
Expenses                                               (190,324)
Net Operations                                          (54,913)
Beginning Fund Balance                                   225,186
Ending Fund Balance                                      170,273

Government Lawyers
Dues                                                      25,643
Other Revenue                                              4,079
Expenses                                                (35,175)
Net Operations                                           (5,453)
Beginning Fund Balance                                    23,629
Ending Fund Balance                                       18,176

Health Law
Dues                                                      46,500
Other Revenue                                             31,344
Expenses                                                (71,121)
Net Operations                                             6,723
Beginning Fund Balance                                   236,471
Ending Fund Balance                                      243,194

International Law
Dues                                                      46,250
Other Revenue                                            161,148
Expenses                                               (171,255)
Net Operations                                            36,143
Beginning Fund Balance                                   202,267
Ending Fund Balance                                      238,410

Labor & Employment Law
Dues                                                      80,140
Other Revenue                                             60,177
Expenses                                               (161,790)
Net Operations                                          (21,473)
Beginning Fund Balance                                   207,568
Ending Fund Balance                                      186,095

Out-of-State Division
Dues                                                      29,750
Other Revenue                                              2,367
Expenses                                                (33,520)
Net Operations                                           (1,403)
Beginning Fund Balance                                    18,909
Ending Fund Balance                                       17,506

Public Interest Law
Dues                                                      10,745
Other Revenue                                              2,253
Expenses                                                (12,219)
Net Operations                                               779
Beginning Fund Balance                                    40,927
Ending Fund Balance                                       41,706

Real Property, Probate & Trust Law
Dues                                                     601,400
Other Revenue                                             947,165
Expenses                                             (1,840,032)
Net Operations                                         (291,467)
Beginning Fund Balance                                   855,513
Ending Fund Balance                                      564,046

Tax Lawyers
Dues                                                     118,000
Other Revenue                                            199,151
Expenses                                               (297,628)
Net Operations                                            19,523
Beginning Fund Balance                                   474,905
Ending Fund Balance                                      494,428

Trial Lawyers
Dues                                                     275,175
Other Revenue                                            168,162
Expenses                                               (641,501)
Net Operations                                         (198,164)
Beginning Fund Balance                                   422,073
Ending Fund Balance                                      223,909

Workers' Compensation Law
Dues                                                      70,710
Other Revenue                                             57,921
Expenses                                               (112,661)
Net Operations                                            15,970
Beginning Fund Balance                                    87,360
Ending Fund Balance                                      103,330

Council of Sections
Dues
Other Revenue                                              6,482
Expenses                                                 (6,869)
Net Operations                                             (387)
Beginning Fund Balance                                     6,081
Ending Fund Balance                                        5,694

Total Sections Fund
Dues                                                   2,268,533
Other Revenue                                          2,880,211
Expenses                                             (5,667,491)
Net Operations                                         (518,747)
Beginning Fund Balance                                 5,693,862
Ending Fund Balance                                    5,175,115

* Reference Rules Regulating 2-9.3; TFB's legislative
program is funded entirely from member fees. For this FY
budget the per paying member amount of $6.33 is calculated
based on the membership count as March 1, 2016.
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