Moneys contained in the Indigent Offender Trust Fund shall be expended by the Commissioner of Mental Health for purposes set out in Section 12-23-15. Such moneys shall be used and expended by the Commissioner of Mental Health to establish, organize, and administer the indigent offender alcohol and drug treatment program throughout the state, including all functions or projects of the Department of Mental Health directly or indirectly relating thereto. Any unexpended or unencumbered sums remaining in the fund at the end of the fiscal year except appropriations from other state funds shall remain in the fund to be preserved for the administration of the indigent offender treatment program.

(Acts 1990, No. 90-390, p. 537, §17.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 12-23-17

  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • year: means a calendar year; but, whenever the word "year" is used in reference to any appropriations for the payment of money out of the treasury, it shall mean fiscal year. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608