Section 45-23-82.10


Published: 2015

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Section 45-23-82.10

Section 45-23-82.10Pretrial diversion program fund.

The district attorney shall establish a pretrial diversion program fund. The district attorney shall use the funds in the pretrial diversion program fund to pay costs and expenses associated with the administration of the pretrial diversion program or for other purposes contained in other pretrial diversion programs in this state. Costs associated with program administration shall include, but shall not be limited to, salaries, rent, vehicles, telephones, postage, office supplies and equipment, training and travel services, service contracts, and professional services. The district attorney may pay for services or programs for an offender while the offender is in the pretrial diversion program if special circumstances and justice dictate. The pretrial diversion program fund shall be subject to audit every two years, in accordance with state law, by the Examiners of Public Accounts. In years not subject to audit, the district attorney shall obtain an independent review of the fund by a certified public accountant.

(Act 2005-130, p. 215, §11.)