985.629 Contracts for the transfer of Florida children in federal custody.—To the extent that maintenance costs are borne entirely from federal funds, the department is empowered to contract with federal authorities for the return of Florida children who are in the custody of a federal court or a federal correctional institution for violation of federal law. Such children under contract are to be transferred to the exclusive custody and active control of the department, under the terms, agreements, and provisions of the contract.
History.—s. 5, ch. 90-208; s. 79, ch. 97-238; s. 83, ch. 2006-120.