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Record Group Number: 000106
Series/Collection Number: .S 1754
Creator: Florida. Office of the Governor.  --Office of Planning and Budgeting.
Title, Dates: Governor and Cabinet Task Force on Governmental Efficiency records, 1991-1994.
Amount: 3.00 cubic ft.
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Organization/Arrangement: Arranged by general topic or record type (Meeting Files, Subject Files, Dept. of Law Enforcement reorganization, etc.), then chronological or by specific topic.
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Biographical/Historical:     On September 12, 1991, the Governor and Cabinet, at the recommendation of the Attorney General, directed the formation of a Task Force on Governmental Efficiency.  The Task Force was asked to recommend, within sixty days, options to reform the management and oversight of the various agencies, commissions, and boards reporting to the Governor and Cabinet and other agencies as appropriate, to enhance the efficiency, effectiveness, economy, and accountability of government programs.
    The Task Force was comprised of representatives of the Governor and all Cabinet officers, including Lt. Governor Buddy McKay, (Governor's Office) Beverly Burnsed (Secretary of State's Office), Ron Villella (Attorney General's Office), Ash Williams (Comptroller's Office), Jim Bax (Treasurer's Office), Ann Wainwright (Agriculture Commissioner's Office), and Laurey Stryker (Education Commissioner's Office).  The Task Force completed its recommendations to the Governor and Cabinet on November 13, 1991, proposing major restructuring and reorganization of state agency functions relating to law enforcement, motor vehicles, environmental protection, and general government services.
Summary:     This series documents Task Force efforts to increase government efficiency by recommending reorganization and consolidation of various government offices, functions, and activities, as well as follow-up activities after the Task Force presented its recommendations.  The series includes reports, proposals, legislative bills, correspondence, and supporting documentation concerning recommendations for the transfer of the Florida Highway Patrol from the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (HSMV) to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and transferring other HSMV functions to other agencies; combining the Department of Business Regulation and Department of Professional Regulation into on Department of Business and Professional Regulation; and combining the Department of Administration and the Department of General Services into one Department of Management Services.
    The series also contains follow-up documentation following the implementation of some of the Task Force's recommendations, such as cost/benefit reviews of the Dept. of Management Services merger and the Dept. of Business and Professional Regulation merger.  In addition, the series contains recommendations, background documents, reports, and other materials relating to implementation of performance-based program budgeting (1994) and to productivity pilot projects conducted in several state agencies (1991-1993).
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Subject Access Fields: Florida. Dept. of Business Regulation.
Florida. Dept. of Professional Regulation
Florida. Dept. of Administration.
Florida. Dept. of General Services.
Florida. Dept. of Management Services
Florida. Dept. of Business and Professional Regulation
Florida. Dept. of Law Enforcement.
Florida. Dept. of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.
Florida Highway Patrol.
Florida. Division of Highway Patrol.
Administrative agencies Reorganization Florida
Government productivity Florida
Budget Florida
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