402.20 County contracts authorized for services and facilities for mental health and developmental disabilities.—The boards of county commissioners are authorized to provide monetary grants and facilities, and to enter into renewable contracts, for services and facilities, for a period not to exceed 2 years, with public and private hospitals, clinics, and laboratories; other state agencies, departments, or divisions; the state colleges and universities; the community colleges; private colleges and universities; counties; municipalities; towns; townships; and any other governmental unit or nonprofit organization which provides needed facilities for persons with mental illness or developmental disabilities. These services are hereby declared to be for a public and county purpose. The county commissioners may make periodic inspections to assure that the services or facilities provided under this chapter meet the standards of the Department of Children and Family Services and the Agency for Persons with Disabilities.
History.—s. 1, ch. 65-529; ss. 19, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 1, ch. 70-290; s. 1, ch. 70-439; s. 70, ch. 72-221; s. 265, ch. 77-147; s. 141, ch. 99-8; s. 48, ch. 2006-227.