(1) All grant recipients are required to coordinate with appropriate governmental agencies to support and enhance efforts to train the public in crime prevention methods and in personal safety principles, especially for citizens who live in, work at, or frequent locations having high crime rates. No trust funds can be used to supplement or replace another agency’s existing budget.

Terms Used In Florida Regulations 2A-9.005

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
    (2) Budget amendment requests for transfers between funded line items within the same budget category will be given priority status by the Department and will be reviewed for approval within 3 business days of receipt of the written request for same.
    (3) All other requests to amend the agreement must be submitted in writing to the Department for approval prior to implementing the request. The Department will respond to such requests within (30) days of receipt.
    (4) Budget amendments must be approved in writing by the Department prior to the expenditure or any adjustments between previously approved budget categories and/or line items.
    (5) If a grant recipient incurs expenditures prior to the contract period of any grant year or prior to the date when the agreement has been signed by all parties those expenditures will be deemed ineligible for reimbursement.
    (6) In no instance may any funds from the Crime Stoppers Trust Fund be used for lobbying.
Rulemaking Authority Florida Statutes § 16.555(6). Law Implemented 16.555, 16.556, 938.06 FS. History”‘New 6-22-15.