5502.66 Metropolitan county criminal justice services agency - administrative planning district, criminal or juvenile justice coordinating council.

(A) In counties in which a metropolitan county criminal justice services agency does not exist, the division of criminal justice services shall discharge the division's duties that the director of public safety requires it to administer by establishing administrative planning districts for criminal justice programs. An administrative planning district shall contain a group of contiguous counties in which no county has a metropolitan county criminal justice services agency.

(B) In counties in which a metropolitan county criminal justice services agency does not exist, the department of youth services shall discharge pursuant to section 5139.11 of the Revised Code the department's duty by establishing administrative planning districts for juvenile justice programs.

(C) All administrative planning districts shall contain a group of contiguous counties in which no county has a metropolitan county criminal justice services agency.

(D) Any county or any combination of contiguous counties within an administrative planning district may form a criminal justice coordinating council or a juvenile justice coordinating council for its respective programs, if the county or the group of counties has a total population in excess of two hundred fifty thousand. The council shall comply with the conditions set forth in divisions (B) and (C) of section 5502.65 of the Revised Code, and exercise within its jurisdiction the powers and duties set forth in division (B) of section 5502.64 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 5502.66

History. Effective Date: 06-30-2005