To be eligible for funds from the subsidy programs established under division (A)(1) of section 5149.31 of the Revised Code, a municipal corporation, county, or group of counties shall comply with all of the following that are relevant:
(A) Maintain programs that meet the standards adopted under division (A)(2) of section 5149.31 of the Revised Code;
(B) Demonstrate that it has made efforts to unify or coordinate its correctional service programs through consolidation, written agreements, purchase of service contracts, or other means;
(C) Demonstrate that the comprehensive plan for the county in which the municipal corporation is located, for the county, or for each county of the group of counties, as adopted under section 5149.34 of the Revised Code, has been approved by the director of rehabilitation and correction;
(D) Deliver programming that addresses the assessed needs of high risk offenders as established by the single validated risk assessment tool described in section 5120.114 of the Revised Code and that may be delivered through available and acceptable resources within the municipal corporation, county, or group of counties or through the department of rehabilitation and correction;
(E) If a subsidy was received in any prior fiscal year from a subsidy program established under division (A)(1) of section 5149.31 of the Revised Code, demonstrate that the subsidy was expended in a good faith effort to improve the quality and efficiency of its community corrections programs and to reduce the number of persons committed to state correctional institutions and to county, multicounty, municipal, municipal-county, or multicounty-municipal jails or workhouses.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.29,HB 86, §1, eff. 9/30/2011.
Effective Date: 03-17-1998