5139.03 Control and management of state institutions or facilities.

The department of youth services shall control and manage all state institutions or facilities established or created for the training or rehabilitation of delinquent children committed to the department, except where the control and management of an institution or facility is vested by law in another agency. The department shall employ, in addition to other personnel authorized under Chapter 5139. of the Revised Code, sufficient personnel to maintain food service and buildings and grounds operations.

The department of youth services shall, insofar as practicable, purchase foods and other commodities incident to food service operations from the department of mental health and addiction services. The department of youth services may enter into agreements with the department of mental health and addiction services providing for assistance and consultation in the construction of, or major modifications to, capital facilities of the department of youth services.

The directors of mental health and addiction services and of youth services shall enter into written agreements to implement this section. Such directors may, from time to time, amend any agreements entered into under this section for the purposes of making more efficient use of personnel, taking advantage of economies in quantity purchasing, or for any other purpose which is mutually advantageous to both the department of youth services and the department of mental health and addiction services.

The department of youth services may transfer any of its excess or surplus supplies to a community corrections facility. These supplies shall remain the property of the department for a period of five years from the date of the transfer. After the five-year period, the supplies shall become the property of the facility.

Cite as R.C. § 5139.03

History. Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.

Effective Date: 06-30-1997