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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 381
PUBLIC HEALTH: GENERAL PROVISIONS
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F.S. 381.0021
381.0021 Client welfare accounts.The Department of Health may establish one or more client welfare accounts in any bank, savings and loan association, or credit union. If one account is created, separate revenue and expense accounts shall be maintained in the department’s accounting system for each client, program, facility, or institution. Funds to be deposited in the account shall consist of client funds, private donations, and revenue from any auxiliary, canteen, or similar endeavor in a department program, facility, or institution. The interest or increment accruing on such funds shall be the property of the client when such funds are deposited on behalf of a client. Nonclient funds shall be used for the benefit, education, and general welfare of clients. The general welfare of clients includes, but is not limited to, the establishment of, maintenance of, employment of personnel for, and the purchase of items for resale at canteens or through vending machines maintained by a department program, facility, or institution and for programs and activities that benefit clients such as canteens; hobby shops; recreational, entertainment, or activity centers; or similar programs.
History.s. 18, ch. 97-237.