Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 120801
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File Number: 120801 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-418-12 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: EDUCATE OFFICERS NOT TO STEER SEX OFFENDERS TO 79 ST & 10 AV Introduced: 4/18/2012
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 5/1/2012
Agenda Date: 5/1/2012 Agenda Item Number: 11A29
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO EDUCATE AND TRAIN ITS OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES TO NOT, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, STEER SEX OFFENDERS TO THE CORNER OF NORTHEAST SEVENTY-NINTH (79TH) STREET AND TENTH (10TH) AVENUE
Indexes: LEGISLATURE
Sponsors: Audrey M. Edmonson, Prime Sponsor
Sunset Provision: No Effective Date: Expiration Date:
Registered Lobbyist: None Listed


Legislative History

Acting Body Date Agenda Item Action Sent To Due Date Returned Pass/Fail

Board of County Commissioners 5/1/2012 11A29 Adopted P

County Attorney 4/18/2012 Assigned Shannon D. Summerset

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION URGING THE STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO EDUCATE AND TRAIN ITS OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES TO NOT, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, STEER SEX OFFENDERS TO THE CORNER OF NORTHEAST SEVENTY-NINTH (79TH) STREET AND TENTH (10TH) AVENUE

BODY
WHEREAS, as many as two dozen homeless sex offenders are setting up camp nightly at the corner of northeast 79th street and 10th avenue; and
WHEREAS, the State of Florida Department of Corrections is aware of the camp; and
WHEREAS, many of the sex offenders have stated that it is their probation officers who have directed them to this camp to live; and
WHEREAS, the presence of this camp has created a situation that is unsanitary, unsightly, and unkempt; and
WHEREAS, the existence of this camp poses a danger to the health, safety, and welfare of those that live and work in the immediate area, including children,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board:
Section 1. Urges the State of Florida Department of Corrections to educate and train its officers and employees to not, directly or indirectly, steer sex offenders to the corner of northeast 79th Street and 10th Avenue.
Section 2. Directs the Clerk of the Board to transmit a certified copy of this resolution to the Secretary of Florida Department of Corrections.



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