Terms Used In Florida Statutes 957.15
- Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
- department: means the Department of Corrections. See Florida Statutes 957.02
- Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
The request for appropriation of funds to make payments pursuant to contracts entered into by the Department of Management Services for the operation, maintenance, and lease-purchase of the private correctional facilities authorized by this chapter shall be made by the Department of Management Services in a request to the department. The department shall include such request in its budget request to the Legislature as a separately identified item and shall forward the request of the Department of Management Services without change. After an appropriation has been made by the Legislature to the department for the private correctional facilities, the department shall have no authority over such funds other than to pay from such appropriation to the appropriate private vendor such amounts as are certified for payment by the Department of Management Services.