5120.80 Community programs fund.

There is hereby created in the state treasury the community programs fund. The department of rehabilitation and correction shall use the moneys in the fund to do the following:

(A) Fund the halfway house, reentry center, and community residential center program under section 2967.14 of the Revised Code, with priority being given to the funding of residential service contracts that reduce the number of homeless offenders by housing offenders released from a state correctional institution who are required to reside in a community residential center pursuant to section 2967.14 of the Revised Code, regardless of criminal history, security level at release, or any other factor or factors that otherwise would have caused the offender to be rejected from placement;

(B) Fund the transitional control program under section 2967.26 of the Revised Code;

(C) Provide assistance to approved community-based correctional facilities and programs and district community-based correctional facilities and programs under section 5120.112 of the Revised Code;

(D) Support the subsidy program established under section 5149.31 of the Revised Code; and

(E) Provide probation improvement grants and probation incentive grants under section 5149.311 of the Revised Code.

Amended by 132nd General Assembly File No. TBD, SB 201, §1, eff. 3/22/2019.

Added by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 238, §1, eff. 10/15/2015.