The Arizona Revised Statutes have been updated to include the revised sections from the 55th Legislature, 2nd Regular Session. Please note that the next update of this compilation will not take place until after the conclusion of the 56th Legislature, 1st Regular Session, which convenes in January 2023.
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A. The Arizona state hospital fund is established for the purposes prescribed in section 36-545.01, subsection I. The department of health services shall administer the fund. The fund consists of the following:
1. Monies reimbursed by the federal government under title XIX of the social security act for services provided at the state hospital.
2. Monies collected pursuant to section 36-3410 for services to clients at the state hospital.
3. Monies collected from counties for the cost of a defendant's inpatient competency restoration treatment.
B. The department shall deposit monies collected pursuant to subsection A of this section into three separate accounts.
C. Monies in the fund deposited under subsection A, paragraphs 1 and 3 of this section are subject to legislative appropriation and are designated for state hospital operations. Monies in the fund deposited under subsection A, paragraph 2 of this section are a continuing appropriation and are exempt from the provisions of section 35-190 relating to lapsing of appropriations. Monies in the fund deposited under subsection A, paragraph 3 of this section remaining unexpended and unencumbered at the end of the fiscal year revert to the state general fund. Monies in the fund deposited under subsection A, paragraph 1 of this section are exempt from the provisions of section 35-190 relating to lapsing of appropriations.