(A) The Ohio facilities construction commission shall provide for the construction of a halfway house facility in conformity with Chapter 153. of the Revised Code, except that construction services may be provided by the department of rehabilitation and correction.
(B) The director of rehabilitation and correction may enter into an agreement with a halfway house organization for the management of a halfway house facility. The halfway house organization that occupies, will occupy, or is responsible for the management of a halfway house facility shall pay the costs of management of and general building services for the halfway house facility as provided in an agreement between the department of rehabilitation and correction and the halfway house organization.
(C) No state funds, including state bond proceeds, shall be spent on the construction of a halfway house facility under sections 5120.102 to 5120.105 of the Revised Code, unless the general assembly has specifically authorized the spending of money on, or has made an appropriation to the department of rehabilitation and correction for, the construction of the halfway house facility or rental payments relating to the financing of the construction of that facility. An authorization to spend money or an appropriation for planning a halfway house facility does not constitute an authorization to spend money on, or an appropriation for, the construction of that facility. Capital funds for the construction of halfway house facilities under sections 5120.102 to 5120.105 of the Revised Code shall be paid from the adult correctional building fund created in division (F) of section 154.24 of the Revised Code.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127, HB 487, §101.01, eff. 9/10/2012.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28, HB 153, §101.01, eff. 1/1/2012.
Effective Date: 03-17-1998