Section 12-5A-4

Duties transferred to Administrative Office of Courts; transition of personnel.

(a) On October 1, 1998, all duties currently assigned to the Department of Youth Services relating to the establishment of minimum standards and the certification of juvenile probation officers, providing continuing education for juvenile probation officers, and allocating salary subsidies to the counties for authorized juvenile probation positions, shall be transferred to the Administrative Office of Courts.

(b) On October 1, 1999, the juvenile probation officers and other juvenile probation personnel in any county having a population of 99,000 or less according to the 1990 federal decennial census shall be transitioned to the state court system personnel system administered by the Administrative Office of Courts. The aforementioned personnel shall not include any personnel providing services for detention or shelter care facilities.

(Act 98-392, p. 782, §5.)