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2010 Florida Statutes

Authority to adopt rules.
F.S. 394.930

Authority to adopt rules.

The Department of Children and Family Services shall adopt rules for:


Procedures that must be followed by members of the multidisciplinary teams when assessing and evaluating persons subject to this part;


Education and training requirements for members of the multidisciplinary teams and professionals who assess and evaluate persons under this part;


The criteria that must exist in order for a multidisciplinary team to recommend to a state attorney that a petition should be filed to involuntarily commit a person under this part. The criteria shall include, but are not limited to, whether:


The person has a propensity to engage in future acts of sexual violence;


The person should be placed in a secure, residential facility; and


The person needs long-term treatment and care.


The designation of secure facilities for sexually violent predators who are subject to involuntary commitment under this part;


The components of the basic treatment plan for all committed persons under this part;


The protocol to inform a person that he or she is being examined to determine whether he or she is a sexually violent predator under this part.


s. 25, ch. 99-222; s. 82, ch. 2000-139.