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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 49 - 5 B- 5 A §49-5B-5a. Creating the Juvenile Services Reimbursement Offender Fund.
There is hereby created within the State Treasury a special revenue account designated "The Juvenile Services Status Offender Fund" within and for the benefit of the Division of Juvenile Services for expenses incurred in housing juvenile status offenders in need of stabilization and specialized supervision due to chronic runaway behavior. Moneys shall be paid into the account by the Department of Health and Human Resources based upon an established per diem rate. The Department of Health and Human Resources and the Division of Juvenile Services shall jointly establish the per diem rate to be paid into the fund by the Department of Health and Human Resources for each juvenile status offender in need of stabilization and specialized supervision due to chronic runaway behavior housed in a Division of Juvenile Services staff secure facility pursuant to the provisions of this article and by cooperative agreement. The Director of Juvenile Services is authorized to make expenditures from the fund in accordance with the provisions of article three, chapter twelve of this code to offset expenses incurred by the Division of Juvenile Services in housing, treatment and caring for juvenile offenders.

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