Florida Senate - 2013 SB 506 By Senator Joyner 19-00734A-13 2013506__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to the administration of county and 3 municipal delinquency programs and facilities; 4 amending s. 985.688, F.S.; removing the criteria for 5 determining whether a county was in compliance with 6 specified policies and procedures relating to 7 administering county and municipal juvenile programs 8 and facilities; providing an effective date. 9 10 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 11 12 Section 1. Subsection (11) of section 985.688, Florida 13 Statutes, is amended to read: 14 985.688 Administering county and municipal delinquency 15 programs and facilities.— 16
(11)(a) Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, a17 county is in compliance with this section if:18 1. The county provides the full cost for preadjudication19 detention for juveniles;20 2. The county authorizes the county sheriff, any other21 county jail operator, or a contracted provider located inside or22 outside the county to provide preadjudication detention care for23 juveniles;24 3. The county sheriff or other county jail operator is25 accredited by the Florida Corrections Accreditation Commission26 or American Correctional Association; and27 4. The facility is inspected annually and meets the Florida28 Model Jail Standards.29 (b) A county or county sheriff may form regional detention30 facilities through an interlocal agreement in order to meet the31 requirements of this section.32 (c) Each county sheriff or other county jail operator must33 follow the federal regulations that require sight and sound34 separation of juvenile inmates from adult inmates.35 (d) A county or county sheriff that complies with this36 subsection is not subject to any additional training,37 procedures, or inspections required by this chapter.38 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2013.