Section 45-16-82.26Time for application.
(a) Except for traffic offenses, an offender shall make application to the pretrial diversion program no later than 21 days after his or her first appearance or arraignment, whichever occurs first. In the case of eligible traffic offenses, application shall be made within 21 days of the issuance of the citation.
(b) For good cause established and at the discretion of the district attorney, the provisions of subsection (a) may be waived by the district attorney.
(Act 2005-145, p. 249, §7.)