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13-1811 - County bad check trust fund; use of fund
<!Creation Date: 09/15/22>
<!Author: Arizona Legislative Council>
13-1811. County bad check trust fund; use of fund
A. The board of supervisors of a county shall establish a county bad check trust fund in the county treasury. The county attorney shall administer the fund under the conditions and for the purposes provided by this section.
B. The county attorney shall transmit to the county treasurer for deposit in the county bad check trust fund any fees that are collected pursuant to sections 13-1809 and 13-1810, any investigation and prosecution costs and any monies that are obtained as a result of a forfeiture and that are recovered for the county through enforcement of section 13-1802, 13-1807, 13-2002 or 13-2310, whether by final judgment, settlement or otherwise.
C. Monies that are collected by the county attorney pursuant to a prosecution under section 13-1802, 13-1807, 13-2002 or 13-2310 and that are not claimed by a victim within one hundred eighty days after the monies are collected shall be disposed of pursuant to section 12-941, except that the monies shall be transmitted to the county treasurer for deposit in the county bad check trust fund.
D. The county attorney shall transmit to the county treasurer for deposit in the county bad check trust fund any grant monies that the county attorney receives for the investigation or prosecution of bad check cases from a political subdivision of this state, any department or agency of the United States or another state, any foundation or any corporation.
E. The monies in the fund shall be used only for the expenditures associated with the investigation, prosecution and deferred prosecution of offenses pursuant to sections 13-1802, 13-1807, 13-2002 and 13-2310.
F. On or before January 15, April 15, July 15 and October 15, the county attorney shall file with the board of supervisors a report for the previous calendar quarter. The report shall set forth the source of all monies for and all expenditures from the fund. The report shall not include any identifying information about specific investigations or prosecutions.