Government Program Summaries

State of Florida Organizational Chart

Government Program Summaries make it easy to find information about state government through the "State of Florida Organizational Chart."  The chart shows major government agencies, commissions and boards, as well as the judicial and legislative branches.  The Florida Cabinet and Constitutional entities are also included. All entities are linked to either their GPS summary or unique web site.

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Government Program Summaries: State Organizational Chart

1. The Public Service Commission is an arm of the legislative branch of government (s. 350.001, Florida Statutes).
2. The Administration Commission and the Land and Water Adjudicatory Commission are composed of the Governor and the Cabinet (ss. 14.202 and 380.07, Florida Statutes).
3. Chapter 2014-191, Laws of Florida, renamed the Parole Commission as the Florida Commission on Offender Review.
4. The Commissioner of Agriculture is not a member of the State Board of Administration (Article IV, Section 4.(e), Constitution of the State of Florida).
5. Chapter 2014-221, Laws of Florida, created the Agency for State Technology within the Department of Management Services. The agency is a separate budget program and is not subject to control, supervision, or direction by the Department of Management Services.
6. The Division of Administrative Hearings is created as a division of the Department of Management Services, but the director/chief administrative law judge, who is appointed by the Administration Commission, is the agency head for all purposes. The division is a separate budget entity and is not subject to control, supervision, or direction by the Department of Management Services (s. 120.65(1), Florida Statutes).
7. County health departments have a contractual relationship with the Florida Department of Health (s. 154.01(3), Florida Statutes).
8. Water management districts have individual governing boards but the Department of Environmental Protection may exercise general supervisory authority over water management districts (s. 373.026(7), Florida Statutes).