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Title XLVII
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND CORRECTIONS
Chapter 945
DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
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F.S. 945.28
945.28 Selection of probation or parole offices by the department; public notice.
(1) Beginning July 1, 1995, whenever the department is going to enter into a contract for the lease or purchase of a probation and parole office space to be used by the department, the department shall provide notice, by publication in the county in which the office space is to be located, in a newspaper of general circulation in said county, 30 days prior to signing any lease or purchasing any property to be used for office space, that the department intends to lease or purchase such property. The published notice shall include a telephone number whereby interested members of the public may communicate with the department with respect to any questions or input the public may have with regard to the proposed lease or purchase.
(2) When the site of the proposed probation and parole office space is to be located within one quarter mile of a school for children in grade 12 or lower, licensed day care center facility, park, playground, nursing home, convalescent center, hospital, association for disabled population, mental health center, youth center, group home for disabled population or youth, or other place where children or a population especially vulnerable to crime due to age or physical or mental disability regularly congregates, the department shall provide written notification to the county or city administrator in the county or city in which the office space is to be located simultaneously with the newspaper publication.
History.s. 31, ch. 95-283; s. 1, ch. 97-156.