A. The court shall order a person who is convicted of a misdemeanor offense and who is sentenced to a term of incarceration to reimburse the political subdivision that is responsible for the costs of the person’s incarceration for the incarceration costs.
Terms Used In Arizona Laws 13-804.01
- Misdemeanor: means an offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment other than to the custody of the state department of corrections is authorized by any law of this state. See Arizona Laws 13-105
- Person: means a human being and, as the context requires, an enterprise, a public or private corporation, an unincorporated association, a partnership, a firm, a society, a government, a governmental authority or an individual or entity capable of holding a legal or beneficial interest in property. See Arizona Laws 13-105
B. The court may determine the amount of incarceration costs to be paid based on the following factors:
1. The per diem per person cost of incarceration incurred by the political subdivision that incarcerates the person.
2. The person’s ability to pay part or all of the incarceration costs.