Florida Senate - 2019 SB 820 By Senator Gainer 2-00871-19 2019820__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to sheriffs providing child protective 3 investigative services; amending s. 39.3065, F.S.; 4 requiring the Sheriff of Walton County to provide all 5 child protective investigations in the county 6 beginning with a specified fiscal year; providing an 7 effective date. 8 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 10 11 Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subsection (3) of section 12 39.3065, Florida Statutes, is amended to read: 13 39.3065 Sheriffs of certain counties to provide child 14 protective investigative services; procedures; funding.— 15 (3)(a) Beginning in fiscal year 1999-2000, the sheriffs of 16 Pasco County, Manatee County, Broward County, and Pinellas 17 County shall
have the responsibility toprovide all child 18 protective investigations in their respective counties. 19 Beginning in fiscal year 2019-2020, the Sheriff of Walton County 20 shall provide all child protective investigations in his or her 21 county. Beginning in fiscal year 2000-2001, the Department of 22 Children and Families is authorized to enter into grant 23 agreements with sheriffs of other counties to perform child 24 protective investigations in their respective counties. 25 Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.