2020 Legislature                                         SB 1116
    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 the purpose of the trust fund;
    6         providing for future review and termination or re
    7         creation of the trust fund; providing an effective
    8         date.
   10  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   12         Section 1. Section 944.73, Florida Statutes, is created to
   13  read:
   14         944.73 State-Operated Institutions Inmate Welfare Trust
   15  Fund.—
   16         (1)The State-Operated Institutions Inmate Welfare Trust
   17  Fund is created within the Department of Corrections. The
   18  purpose of the trust fund is to benefit and provide for the
   19  welfare of inmates incarcerated in state-operated correctional
   20  facilities.
   21         (2)Moneys shall be deposited and the expenditures made
   22  from the trust fund as provided in s. 945.215.
   23         (3)Notwithstanding s. 216.301 and pursuant to s. 216.351,
   24  any balance in the trust fund at the end of any fiscal year
   25  shall remain in the trust fund at the end of the year and shall
   26  be available for carrying out the purposes of the trust fund.
   27         (4)In accordance with s. 19(f), Art. III of the State
   28  Constitution, the State-Operated Institutions Inmate Welfare
   29  Trust Fund, unless terminated sooner, shall be terminated on
   30  July 1, 2024. Before its scheduled termination, the trust fund
   31  shall be reviewed as provided in s. 215.3206(1) and (2).
   32         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.