WHEREAS, the state of Washington currently participates in programs authorized and funded under the Federal Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act; and
WHEREAS, the 1980 amendments to the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (Public Law 96-509) Part D, Section 261(c)(1) allow the Governor to approve any appropriate state agency as the sole agency responsible for supervising the preparation and administration of the state plan submitted under Section 223 of Public Law 93-415, the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act; and
WHEREAS, the responsibility currently resides with the Division of Criminal Justice, Office of Financial Management.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, John Spellman, Governor of the state of Washington, based upon these findings, do hereby resolve that the functions, duties, and responsibilities associated with the administration of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (Public Law 96-509) are hereby transferred from the Office of Financial Management to the Department of Social and Health Services as of June 1, 1981.
have hereunto set
my hand and caused the seal of the State of
Washington to be affixed at Olympia this
13th day of May A.D., Nineteen hundred and eighty-one.
Secretary of State