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.
   10  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   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, a
   17  county is in compliance with this section if:
   18         1. The county provides the full cost for preadjudication
   19  detention for juveniles;
   20         2. The county authorizes the county sheriff, any other
   21  county jail operator, or a contracted provider located inside or
   22  outside the county to provide preadjudication detention care for
   23  juveniles;
   24         3. The county sheriff or other county jail operator is
   25  accredited by the Florida Corrections Accreditation Commission
   26  or American Correctional Association; and
   27         4. The facility is inspected annually and meets the Florida
   28  Model Jail Standards.
   29         (b) A county or county sheriff may form regional detention
   30  facilities through an interlocal agreement in order to meet the
   31  requirements of this section.
   32         (c) Each county sheriff or other county jail operator must
   33  follow the federal regulations that require sight and sound
   34  separation of juvenile inmates from adult inmates.
   35         (d) A county or county sheriff that complies with this
   36  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.