Florida Senate - 2017 CS for SB 1092 By the Committee on Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; and Senator Gainer 586-02678-17 20171092c1 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to sheriffs providing child protective 3 investigative services; amending s. 39.3065, F.S.; 4 requiring the Walton County Sheriff to have the 5 responsibility to provide all child protective 6 investigations in Walton County beginning with a 7 specified fiscal year; providing an effective date. 8 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 10 11 Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subsection (3) of section 12 39.3065, Florida Statutes, is amended to read: 13 39.3065 Sheriffs of certain counties to provide child 14 protective investigative services; procedures; funding.— 15 (3)(a) Beginning in fiscal year 1999-2000, the sheriffs of 16 Pasco County, Manatee County, Broward County, and Pinellas 17 County have the responsibility to provide all child protective 18 investigations in their respective counties. Beginning with the 19 2017-2018 fiscal year, the Walton County Sheriff has the 20 responsibility to provide all child protective investigations in 21 Walton County. Beginning in fiscal year 2000-2001, the 22 Department of Children and Families is authorized to enter into 23 grant agreements with sheriffs of other counties to perform 24 child protective investigations in their respective counties. 25 Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.