(A) Each managing officer of an institution or regional office under the jurisdiction of the department of youth services, with the approval of the director of the department, may establish local funds designated as follows:
(1) The cafeteria fund, created and maintained for the benefit of the institution, into which shall be deposited all money received from the sale of cafeteria meals. The fund shall be used to pay costs of providing employee meals, and to reimburse the employee food service fund for amounts spent from that fund to support cafeteria operations. Reimbursements to the employee food service fund shall be made in such amounts and at such times as directed by the director of budget and management.
(2) The industrial and entertainment fund, created and maintained for the benefit of the children confined in the institution or placed in the region. The fund shall receive profits from commissary sales, any vocational education programs provided under section 5139.131 of the Revised Code, vending machine leases, and yearbook sales; unclaimed youth benefit funds; any moneys received from commissions on telephone systems established for the use of confined children; any amounts transferred to the fund pursuant to division (A) or (B) of section 5139.85 of the Revised Code; and any donations designated for the benefit of confined children or children placed in the region. Expenditures from the industrial and entertainment fund shall be used solely for the benefit of the children confined in the institution or placed in the region.
(3) The youth benefit fund, created and maintained for the benefit of the children who are confined in the institution or placed in the region. The fund may receive and disburse all benefits that are due a child, including, but not limited to, social security payments, railroad retirement payments, veterans administration payments, any allowances, and any monetary compensation of the child as provided in section 5139.07 of the Revised Code.
(B) The managing officer of the institution or regional office, subject to the approval of the director of the department, shall establish policies and procedures for the operation of the cafeteria fund, industrial and entertainment fund, and youth benefit fund.
(C) There is hereby created in the state treasury the employee food service fund, consisting of money received from institutional cafeterias and money received from the sale of surplus property. The fund shall be used to purchase food, supplies, and cafeteria equipment for the institutions.
(D) As used in this section, "profits" means the revenue from the sale of commissary items over and above operating costs and a reserve established by the managing officer of the institution.
Effective Date: 09-29-1997 .