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County Juvenile Agency Act (Excerpt) Act 518 Of 1998

Published: 2015

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Act 518 of 1998

45.623 County juvenile agency; resolution; approval; adoption; powers and duties of county.

Sec. 3.

(1) A majority of the board of commissioners of a county may approve a resolution authorizing the county to become a county juvenile agency.

(2) Subject to subsection (3), the county shall become a county juvenile agency on October 1 following adoption of the resolution.

(3) A resolution under this section is not effective until the county and the state enter into a written agreement containing all of the following:

(a) Outcome criteria and reporting requirements necessary to comply with all applicable federal regulations.

(b) An agreement that any federal penalty related to the county juvenile agency's failure to meet the outcome criteria and reporting requirements necessary to comply with applicable federal regulations are the county's obligation.

(c) Authorization for the state to offset the federal penalties described in subdivision (b) against amounts due to the county from distributions of the county block grant authorized under section 117a(4)(b) of the social welfare act, 1939 PA 280, MCL 400.117a.

(4) Becoming a county juvenile agency under this act constitutes an exercise of the county's option to provide a new activity or service or to increase the level of activity or service offered beyond that required by existing law as of the effective date on which the county becomes a county juvenile agency, as the elements of that option are defined by 1979 PA 101, MCL 21.231 to 21.244, and a voluntary acceptance by the county of all expenses and capital improvements initiated and approved by the county that may result from becoming a county juvenile agency. This subsection applies only for the period during which the county is a county juvenile agency.

History: 1998, Act 518, Imd. Eff. Jan. 12, 1999

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