Section 12-5A-3

Juvenile Probation Services Fund.

There is created in the State Treasury a fund to be designated as the Juvenile Probation Services Fund. All funds now or hereafter deposited to the credit of the Juvenile Probation Services Fund shall be expended for the purposes of carrying out the provisions of this chapter which shall include, but not be limited to, providing juvenile probation services for children alleged or adjudged to be delinquent or in need of supervision, salaries and related costs for juvenile probation officers, salaries and related costs for other professional and support staff for juvenile probation services, training and education of juvenile probation officers and staff, research, equipment, printing, supplies, state administrative office support staff, or any other purpose consistent with the purposes of this chapter in counties having a population of 99,000 or less according to the 1990 federal decennial census and for providing salary subsidies for juvenile probation officers in counties having a population of more than 99,000 according to the same census. All funds now or hereafter deposited to the Juvenile Probation Services Fund from appropriations, grants, gifts, donations, bequests, loans, or any other source, public and private, shall be expended for the purposes of carrying out the provisions of this chapter. Notwithstanding the foregoing, no funds shall be withdrawn or expended for any purpose unless the funds have been appropriated by the Legislature and any sums so appropriated shall be budgeted and allotted pursuant to the Budget Management Act and Article 4 of Chapter 4 of Title 41. Except for appropriations from the State General Fund or the Education Trust Fund, receipts to the Juvenile Probation Services Fund shall not revert at the end of the fiscal year and shall remain in the fund. Funds from the Juvenile Probation Services Fund shall be appropriated annually to the Unified Judicial System to be expended for the purposes of this chapter or any other purposes specified herein.

(Act 98-392, p. 782, §4.)