Section 216.271, Florida Statutes 2001
216.271 Revolving funds.--
(1) No revolving fund may be established or increased in amount pursuant to s. 18.101(2), unless approved by the Comptroller. The purpose and uses of a revolving fund may not be changed without the prior approval of the Comptroller. As used in this section, the term "revolving fund" means a cash fund maintained within or outside the State Treasury and established from an appropriation, to be used by an agency or the judicial branch in making authorized expenditures.
(2) When the Comptroller approves a revolving or petty cash fund for making refunds or other payments, such fund shall be established from an account within the appropriate fund to be known as "payments for revolving funds from funds not otherwise appropriated." Reimbursements made from revolving or petty cash funds shall be made in strict accordance with the provisions of s. 215.26(2). The Comptroller may restrict the types of uses of any revolving fund established pursuant to this section.
(3) Vouchers for reimbursement of expenditures from revolving funds established under this section shall be presented in a routine manner to the Comptroller for approval and payment, the proceeds of which shall be returned to the revolving or petty cash fund involved.
(4) The revolving or petty cash fund authorized herein shall be properly maintained and accounted for by the agency or by the judicial branch requesting the fund and, upon the expiration of the need therefor, shall be returned in the amount originally established to the appropriate fund for credit to the payments for revolving funds account therein.
(5) Reimbursement to the revolving fund for uninsured losses and theft may be made from the fund in which the responsible operating department is budgeted. Such reimbursement shall be submitted consistent with procedures specified by the Comptroller.
History.--s. 31, ch. 69-106; s. 17, ch. 71-354; s. 17, ch. 77-352; s. 99, ch. 79-190; s. 1, ch. 80-380; s. 12, ch. 83-132; s. 22, ch. 91-109; s. 69, ch. 92-142; s. 7, ch. 96-310; s. 33, ch. 2000-371.