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41-1609.05. Community accountability pilot program; fund; program termination; definition

A. The department shall contract with an experienced private or nonprofit entity to operate a community accountability pilot program to provide eligible inmates with supervision and treatment services. The department shall procure community accountability services pursuant to chapter 23 of this title.

B. Inmates enrolled in the program may be removed by the director pursuant to subsection E of this section.

C. The goals of the community accountability pilot program include:

1. Reducing recidivism.

2. Providing treatment and rehabilitation services based on the inmate's risk for recidivism and need for treatment.

3. Providing supervision through electronic monitoring based on the inmate's risk for recidivism and need for supervision.

4. Preparing eligible inmates for independent living following community supervision.

5. Enhancing public safety.

D. The community accountability pilot program may provide services to eligible inmates that are designed to lower recidivism rates, including the following community based services:

1. Substance abuse education and treatment.

2. Random mandatory drug testing.

3. Electronic monitoring, remote alcohol testing, global positioning system tracking and voice identification community tracking.

4. Life skills programming.

5. Employment preparation.

6. Anger management.

7. Parenting skills, family orientation and family reunification.

8. Cognitive skills training.

9. General equivalency diplomas and adult basic education.

10. Housing assistance.

11. Health care and stress management.

12. Transportation planning.

13. Group and individual counseling.

E. The director shall identify inmates who are eligible for the community accountability pilot program and shall determine all supervision, admission and termination requirements. The director may remove an inmate from the program. The director may order an eligible inmate to participate in the program in lieu of parole or community supervision revocation or if the inmate is at risk of violating or revocation of parole or community supervision.

F. The contracting entity shall operate the program, including the management of any facility and its staff, the design of the program and the installation and maintenance of all equipment necessary for operation of any facility. Facilities that are established and operated under the pilot program shall be known as community accountability reporting centers. The contracting entity shall use existing risk assessment scores utilized by the department to establish treatment services based on the inmate's risk and need. Case managers shall provide monthly reports to the eligible inmate's supervising officer, except that a violation shall be reported within twenty-four hours.

G. After an eligible inmate has been in the program for sixty days or more, the department may require as a condition of program participation that the eligible inmate pay a supervision fee, unless the inmate is determined to be indigent. The case manager shall monitor the collection of the fee. Monies collected pursuant to this subsection shall be deposited, pursuant to sections 35-146 and 35-147, in the community accountability fund established pursuant to subsection H of this section.

H. The community accountability fund is established consisting of fees collected pursuant to subsection G of this section. The director shall administer the fund for the purposes of this section. Monies in this fund are continuously appropriated.

I. During each year of operation of the pilot program, the contracting entity shall provide monthly reports to the department and the joint legislative budget committee.

J. The pilot program established by this section ends on July 1, 2012 pursuant to section 41-3102.

K. For the purposes of this section, "eligible inmate" means an inmate who is on community supervision or who is eligible for community supervision and who has not been convicted of a violent crime as defined in section 13-901.03, a dangerous crime against children as defined in section 13-705 or a sexual offense pursuant to title 13, chapter 14 or 35.1.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Arizona > Title41 > 41-1609.05

41-1609.05. Community accountability pilot program; fund; program termination; definition

A. The department shall contract with an experienced private or nonprofit entity to operate a community accountability pilot program to provide eligible inmates with supervision and treatment services. The department shall procure community accountability services pursuant to chapter 23 of this title.

B. Inmates enrolled in the program may be removed by the director pursuant to subsection E of this section.

C. The goals of the community accountability pilot program include:

1. Reducing recidivism.

2. Providing treatment and rehabilitation services based on the inmate's risk for recidivism and need for treatment.

3. Providing supervision through electronic monitoring based on the inmate's risk for recidivism and need for supervision.

4. Preparing eligible inmates for independent living following community supervision.

5. Enhancing public safety.

D. The community accountability pilot program may provide services to eligible inmates that are designed to lower recidivism rates, including the following community based services:

1. Substance abuse education and treatment.

2. Random mandatory drug testing.

3. Electronic monitoring, remote alcohol testing, global positioning system tracking and voice identification community tracking.

4. Life skills programming.

5. Employment preparation.

6. Anger management.

7. Parenting skills, family orientation and family reunification.

8. Cognitive skills training.

9. General equivalency diplomas and adult basic education.

10. Housing assistance.

11. Health care and stress management.

12. Transportation planning.

13. Group and individual counseling.

E. The director shall identify inmates who are eligible for the community accountability pilot program and shall determine all supervision, admission and termination requirements. The director may remove an inmate from the program. The director may order an eligible inmate to participate in the program in lieu of parole or community supervision revocation or if the inmate is at risk of violating or revocation of parole or community supervision.

F. The contracting entity shall operate the program, including the management of any facility and its staff, the design of the program and the installation and maintenance of all equipment necessary for operation of any facility. Facilities that are established and operated under the pilot program shall be known as community accountability reporting centers. The contracting entity shall use existing risk assessment scores utilized by the department to establish treatment services based on the inmate's risk and need. Case managers shall provide monthly reports to the eligible inmate's supervising officer, except that a violation shall be reported within twenty-four hours.

G. After an eligible inmate has been in the program for sixty days or more, the department may require as a condition of program participation that the eligible inmate pay a supervision fee, unless the inmate is determined to be indigent. The case manager shall monitor the collection of the fee. Monies collected pursuant to this subsection shall be deposited, pursuant to sections 35-146 and 35-147, in the community accountability fund established pursuant to subsection H of this section.

H. The community accountability fund is established consisting of fees collected pursuant to subsection G of this section. The director shall administer the fund for the purposes of this section. Monies in this fund are continuously appropriated.

I. During each year of operation of the pilot program, the contracting entity shall provide monthly reports to the department and the joint legislative budget committee.

J. The pilot program established by this section ends on July 1, 2012 pursuant to section 41-3102.

K. For the purposes of this section, "eligible inmate" means an inmate who is on community supervision or who is eligible for community supervision and who has not been convicted of a violent crime as defined in section 13-901.03, a dangerous crime against children as defined in section 13-705 or a sexual offense pursuant to title 13, chapter 14 or 35.1.


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Arizona > Title41 > 41-1609.05

41-1609.05. Community accountability pilot program; fund; program termination; definition

A. The department shall contract with an experienced private or nonprofit entity to operate a community accountability pilot program to provide eligible inmates with supervision and treatment services. The department shall procure community accountability services pursuant to chapter 23 of this title.

B. Inmates enrolled in the program may be removed by the director pursuant to subsection E of this section.

C. The goals of the community accountability pilot program include:

1. Reducing recidivism.

2. Providing treatment and rehabilitation services based on the inmate's risk for recidivism and need for treatment.

3. Providing supervision through electronic monitoring based on the inmate's risk for recidivism and need for supervision.

4. Preparing eligible inmates for independent living following community supervision.

5. Enhancing public safety.

D. The community accountability pilot program may provide services to eligible inmates that are designed to lower recidivism rates, including the following community based services:

1. Substance abuse education and treatment.

2. Random mandatory drug testing.

3. Electronic monitoring, remote alcohol testing, global positioning system tracking and voice identification community tracking.

4. Life skills programming.

5. Employment preparation.

6. Anger management.

7. Parenting skills, family orientation and family reunification.

8. Cognitive skills training.

9. General equivalency diplomas and adult basic education.

10. Housing assistance.

11. Health care and stress management.

12. Transportation planning.

13. Group and individual counseling.

E. The director shall identify inmates who are eligible for the community accountability pilot program and shall determine all supervision, admission and termination requirements. The director may remove an inmate from the program. The director may order an eligible inmate to participate in the program in lieu of parole or community supervision revocation or if the inmate is at risk of violating or revocation of parole or community supervision.

F. The contracting entity shall operate the program, including the management of any facility and its staff, the design of the program and the installation and maintenance of all equipment necessary for operation of any facility. Facilities that are established and operated under the pilot program shall be known as community accountability reporting centers. The contracting entity shall use existing risk assessment scores utilized by the department to establish treatment services based on the inmate's risk and need. Case managers shall provide monthly reports to the eligible inmate's supervising officer, except that a violation shall be reported within twenty-four hours.

G. After an eligible inmate has been in the program for sixty days or more, the department may require as a condition of program participation that the eligible inmate pay a supervision fee, unless the inmate is determined to be indigent. The case manager shall monitor the collection of the fee. Monies collected pursuant to this subsection shall be deposited, pursuant to sections 35-146 and 35-147, in the community accountability fund established pursuant to subsection H of this section.

H. The community accountability fund is established consisting of fees collected pursuant to subsection G of this section. The director shall administer the fund for the purposes of this section. Monies in this fund are continuously appropriated.

I. During each year of operation of the pilot program, the contracting entity shall provide monthly reports to the department and the joint legislative budget committee.

J. The pilot program established by this section ends on July 1, 2012 pursuant to section 41-3102.

K. For the purposes of this section, "eligible inmate" means an inmate who is on community supervision or who is eligible for community supervision and who has not been convicted of a violent crime as defined in section 13-901.03, a dangerous crime against children as defined in section 13-705 or a sexual offense pursuant to title 13, chapter 14 or 35.1.

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