The Arizona Revised Statutes have been updated to include the revised sections from the 54th Legislature, 1st Regular Session. Please note that the next update of this compilation will not take place until after the conclusion of the 54th Legislature, 2nd Regular Session, which convenes in January 2020.
This online version of the Arizona Revised Statutes is primarily maintained for legislative drafting purposes and reflects the version of law that is effective on January 1st of the year following the most recent legislative session. The official version of the Arizona Revised Statutes is published by Thomson Reuters.
For the purposes of this article, unless the context otherwise requires, "program" means a special supervision program in which the county attorney of a participating county may divert or defer, before a guilty plea or a trial, the prosecution of a person who is accused of committing a crime, except that the county attorney may not divert or defer the prosecution of a person who:
1. Has been previously convicted of a serious offense as defined in section 13-706, an offense under title 13, chapter 14, a dangerous offense as defined in section 13-105 or a dangerous crime against children as defined in section 13-705.
2. Has been convicted three or more times of either:
(a) Personal possession of a controlled substance as defined in section 36-2501.
(b) Personal possession of drug paraphernalia as defined in section 13-3415.