Section 12-14-90

Establishment of pretrial diversion program.

(a) The governing body of any municipality may establish or abolish a pretrial diversion program for that municipality and may provide for the assessment and collection of fees for the administration of such program.

(b) Any pretrial diversion program established pursuant to this article shall be under the supervision of the presiding judge for the municipality pursuant to any rules and regulations established by the municipal governing body. The presiding judge, with approval of the municipal governing body and the municipal prosecutor, may contract with any agency, person, or business entity for any service necessary to accomplish the purpose of this article.

(c) The presiding municipal judge, acting in consultation with the municipal prosecutor, shall have the authority to establish all rules and terms necessary for the implementation of a pretrial diversion program.

(Act 2013-353, p. 1265, §1.)