Unfunded mandates: State tasks counties, but offers little or no compensation

Over the years, the Florida Legislature has required county sheriffs to more closely monitor sexual offenders and predators.

But here’s the problem: the state creates the law, yet places the responsibility on county law enforcement.

“These offenders will report to the local Sheriff, and the local Sheriff shall…” Sheriff Susan Benton quoted the law. “But at no time did the sheriffs receive any funding.”

– See more at: http://highlandstoday.com/hi/local-news/unfunded-mandates-state-tasks-counties-but-offers-little-or-no-compensation-20140817/#sthash.0ueP1tPp.dpuf

Over the years, the Florida Legislature has required county sheriffs to more closely monitor sexual offenders and predators.

But here’s the problem: the state creates the law, yet places the responsibility on county law enforcement.

“These offenders will report to the local Sheriff, and the local Sheriff shall…” Sheriff Susan Benton quoted the law. “But at no time did the sheriffs receive any funding.”

– See more at: http://highlandstoday.com/hi/local-news/unfunded-mandates-state-tasks-counties-but-offers-little-or-no-compensation-20140817/#sthash.0ueP1tPp.dpuf

undefined Over the years, the Florida Legislature has required county sheriffs to more closely monitor sexual offenders and predators.

But here’s the problem: the state creates the law, yet places the responsibility on county law enforcement.

“These offenders will report to the local Sheriff, and the local Sheriff shall…” Sheriff Susan Benton quoted the law. “But at no time did the sheriffs receive any funding.”

– See more at: http://highlandstoday.com/hi/local-news/unfunded-mandates-state-tasks-counties-but-offers-little-or-no-compensation-20140817/#sthash.0ueP1tPp.dpuf

Over the years, the Florida Legislature has required county sheriffs to more closely monitor sexual offenders and predators.

But here’s the problem: the state creates the law, yet places the responsibility on county law enforcement. http://highlandstoday.com/hi/local-news/unfunded-mandates-state-tasks-counties-but-offers-little-or-no-compensation-20140817/

http://highlandstoday.com/hi/local-news/unfunded-mandates-state-tasks-counties-but-offers-little-or-no-compensation-20140817/ 

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