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SECTION 9035
Duties and functions of the coalition with respect to domestic violence.
F.S. 39.9035
39.9035 Duties and functions of the coalition with respect to domestic violence.As part of its delivery and management of the delivery of services for the state‚Äôs domestic violence program, the coalition shall:
(1) Implement, administer, and evaluate all domestic violence services provided by the certified domestic violence centers.
(2) Receive and approve or reject applications for funding of certified domestic violence centers. When approving funding for a newly certified domestic violence center, the coalition shall make every effort to minimize any adverse economic impact on existing certified domestic violence centers or services provided within the same service area. In order to minimize duplication of services, the coalition shall make every effort to encourage subcontracting relationships with existing certified domestic violence centers within the same service area. In distributing funds allocated by the Legislature for certified domestic violence centers, the coalition shall use a formula approved by the department as specified in s. 39.905(7)(a).
(3) Evaluate certified domestic violence centers in order to determine compliance with minimum certification standards.
(4) Have the right to enter and inspect the premises of certified domestic violence centers for monitoring purposes.
History.s. 3, ch. 2012-147.