A. The board of supervisors shall designate a chief fiscal officer who shall establish and administer a juvenile probation fund consisting of:

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 12-268

  • 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.
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.

1. County general fund appropriations for juvenile probation.

2. Court information cost monies received pursuant to section 8-134, subsection L.

3. State appropriations for juvenile probation, except monies in the juvenile probation services fund established by section 8-322 and except monies in the court appointed special advocate fund established by section 8-524, but including:

(a) Monies for juvenile probation officers authorized by section 8-203.

(b) Monies for state aid for juvenile probation services authorized by this article.

(c) Monies for family counseling services established by title 8, chapter 2, article 5.

(d) Monies for juvenile intensive probation services established by title 8, chapter 3, article 4.

4. Probation fees collected pursuant to section 8-321, subsection N for community based alternative programs or diversion programs administered by the juvenile court.

5. Probation fees collected pursuant to section 8-341.

6. Federal monies provided for juvenile probation services.

7. Juvenile probation monies from any other source.

B. The chief fiscal officer shall establish and maintain separate accounts in the fund showing receipts and expenditures of monies from each source listed in subsection A of this section. The presiding juvenile judge of the superior court shall annually present to the board of supervisors for approval a detailed expenditure plan for the juvenile probation services fund accounts. Any modifications to the expenditure plan affecting state appropriations shall be made in accordance with the rules and procedures established by the supreme court. Any modifications to the expenditure plan affecting county appropriated funds shall be made in accordance with the policies established by the county. The chief fiscal officer shall disburse monies from the fund accounts only at the direction of the presiding juvenile judge of the superior court. The chief fiscal officer, on or before August 31 of each year for the preceding fiscal year, shall submit an annual report to the supreme court showing the total amount of receipts and expenditures in each account of the juvenile probation services fund.

C. The state monies in the juvenile probation services fund shall be used in accordance with guidelines established by the supreme court or the granting authority.

D. State monies expended from the juvenile probation services fund shall be used to supplement, not supplant, county appropriations for the superior court juvenile probation department.

E. County monies in the juvenile probation services fund shall be used in accordance with the fiscal policies and procedures established by the board of supervisors.