401.06 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN; STANDARDS OF ELIGIBILITY; COMPLIANCE.
No county or group of counties electing to provide correctional services pursuant to
shall be eligible for the subsidy herein provided unless and until its
comprehensive plan shall have been approved by the commissioner. The commissioner shall,
pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, promulgate rules establishing standards of
eligibility for counties to receive funds under sections
. To remain eligible
for subsidy counties shall maintain substantial compliance with the minimum standards
established pursuant to sections
and the policies and procedures governing the
services described in section
as prescribed by the commissioner. Counties shall also
be in substantial compliance with other correctional operating standards permitted by law and
established by the commissioner. The commissioner shall review annually the comprehensive
plans submitted by participating counties, including the facilities and programs operated under the
plans. The commissioner is hereby authorized to enter upon any facility operated under the plan,
and inspect books and records, for purposes of recommending needed changes or improvements.
When the commissioner shall determine that there are reasonable grounds to believe that a
county or group of counties is not in substantial compliance with minimum standards, at least 30
days' notice shall be given the county or counties and a hearing conducted by the commissioner
to ascertain whether there is substantial compliance or satisfactory progress being made toward
compliance. The commissioner may suspend all or a portion of any subsidy until the required
standard of operation has been met.
History: 1973 c 354 s 6; 1982 c 559 s 5; 1986 c 444; 2001 c 7 s 68