11D-9.001. Definitions  

Effective on Tuesday, July 9, 2019
  • 1As used in these rules, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning, the following terms shall have the meaning indicated:

    23(1) “Act” means the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, 3634 U.S.C. 3701, 39et. seq., as amended.

    43(2) “BJA” means the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.

    59(3) “JAG” means the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program.

    70(4) “JAG-Countywide” means the 60% funding stream formerly known as the Byrne Program.

    83(5) “JAG-Direct” means the 40% funding stream formerly known as the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant Program.

    100(6) “Criminal Justice System” means agencies established by state and local units of government to apprehend, prosecute, and adjudicate criminal offenders, including correctional agencies established to carry out the sentence imposed upon criminal offenders.

    134(7) “Department” means the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

    143(8) “Eligible Application” is an application for Act funds, which meets the requirements of rules 15811D-9.001, 15911D-9.002, 16011D-9.005 161and 16211D-9.006, 163F.A.C.

    164(9) “Local Applicant” means any governing body of a city or county, however styled, including that of a consolidated or metropolitan government and including an Indian Tribe which performs law enforcement functions as determined by the Secretary of the Interior.

    204(10) “OCJG” means the Office of Criminal Justice Grants, Business Support Programs, Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

    221(11) 222“State Applicant” means any unit of the executive, legislative or judicial branches of state government which performs functions related to the purposes of the Act.

    247(12) “Statewide Strategic Plan” means a comprehensive plan developed in consultation with key stakeholders, as identified in the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act, Section 502 (6)(a), detailing how grants adminstered under the JAG-Countywide and JAG-Direct Programs will be used to improve the criminal justice system.

    294(13) “Substance Abuse and Violent Crime Identification Matrix” means a set of statistical factors and values used by the Department to ascertain the degree of the drug problem or violent crime within any particular county relative to any other particular county.

    335Rulemaking Authority 337943.03(4), 338943.403 FS. 340Law Implemented 342943.25(1), 343943.402 FS. History–New 2-6-90, Amended 4-2-92, 2-7-95, Formerly 9G-16.002, Amended 3-8-99, Formerly 9B-61.002, Amended 11-5-02, 3-27-06, 3-13-13, 7-9-19.