Florida Senate - 2015                              CS for SB 540
       By the Committee on Appropriations; and Senator Evers
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    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to trust funds; creating s. 944.73,
    3         F.S.; creating the State-Operated Institutions Inmate
    4         Welfare Trust Fund within the Department of
    5         Corrections; providing a purpose; providing a
    6         contingent effective date.
    8  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   10         Section 1. Section 944.73, Florida Statutes, is created to
   11  read:
   12         944.73 State-Operated Institutions Inmate Welfare Trust
   13  Fund.—
   14         (1) The State-Operated Institutions Inmate Welfare Trust
   15  Fund is created within the department. The purpose of the trust
   16  fund is the benefit and welfare of inmates incarcerated in
   17  state-operated correctional facilities.
   18         (2) Moneys shall be deposited in and expenditures made from
   19  the trust fund as provided in s. 945.215.
   20         (3) In accordance with s. 19(f)(2), Art. III of the State
   21  Constitution, the State-Operated Institutions Inmate Welfare
   22  Trust Fund shall, unless terminated sooner, be terminated on
   23  July 1, 2019. Before its scheduled termination, the trust fund
   24  shall be reviewed as provided in s. 215.3206(1) and (2).
   25         Section 2. This act shall take effect on the same date that
   26  SB 7020 or similar legislation takes effect, if such legislation
   27  is enacted in the same legislative session or an extension
   28  thereof and becomes law.