SCS/SB 870 - This act transfer responsibility for certain payments from the Office of Administration to other state agencies. Currently, the sheriff in certain counties is required to file a claim for services provided to certain offenders with the Office of Administration. This act provides that such filing shall be to the Director of the Department of Corrections. Additionally, the act requires the state council on the arts, rather than the Office of Administration, to be responsible for grants to public television stations.
Single county circuit juvenile courts are required to file a copy of their budget with the Office of State Courts Administrator, rather than the Office of Administration. Finally, the act provides that the Department of Corrections, rather than the Office of Administration, shall be responsible for reviewing and receiving certain documentation regarding payment for incarceration of prisoners as well as receiving certain documentation regarding criminal court costs and fees.
This act contains an emergency clause.