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Record Group Number: 000131
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Creator: Florida. Dept. of Management Services
Title, Dates: Dept. of Management Services record group.
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Biographical/Historical Note:     The predecessor to the Department of Management Services was the Department of General Services, created in 1969 (Ch. 69-106, Laws) to provide support services for state government including the building and maintenance of state buildings; bond financing; and the administration of purchasing, communications, security, and other services for state agencies.  The Department also administered the Office of Executive Clemency.
    A second predecessor agency was the Department of Administration, created in 1969 (Ch. 69-106, Laws) to manage and direct state government.  The Department merged the State Planning and Budget Commission, the Career Service Council (renamed the Career Service Commission), the State Board of Pensions, and the State Personnel Board.  The Department was administered by a Secretary appointed by the Governor.  The Division of Administrative Hearings and the Florida Commission on Human Relations were independent entities attached to the Department for administrative purposes.  The Department originally administered the state personnel system for the Executive Branch including recruitment, selection, job classification, pay, benefits, discipline, attendance, and leave; administers the Florida Retirement System; assists veterans in receiving their benefits; bargains collectively on behalf of the Governor with state employee unions; and administers health insurance programs for all state employees.  In 1986 the Career Service Commission was dissolved (Ch. 86-163, Laws).
    In 1992, the Department of General Services was renamed the Department of Management Services (Ch. 92-299, Laws), and the Office of Executive Clemency was transferred to the Florida Parole Commission.  The Department of Administration was abolished and most of its functions were transferred to the new Department of Management Services.  The Florida Commission on Human Relations was transferred to the Office of the Governor.

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