A. The drug treatment and education fund is established. The administrative office of the supreme court shall administer the fund.
B. Fifty per cent of the monies deposited in the drug treatment and education fund shall be distributed by the administrative office of the supreme court to the superior court probation departments to cover the costs of placing persons in drug education and treatment programs administered by a qualified agency or organization that provides such programs to persons who abuse controlled substances. Such monies shall be allocated to superior court probation departments according to a formula based on probation caseload to be established by the administrative office of the supreme court.
C. Fifty per cent of the monies deposited in the drug treatment and education fund shall be distributed to the Arizona parents commission on drug education and prevention established by § 41-1604.17 .
D. The administrative office of the supreme court shall cause to be prepared at the end of each fiscal year after 1997 an accountability report card that details the cost savings realized from the diversion of persons from prisons to probation. A copy of the report shall be submitted to the governor and the legislature, and a copy of the report shall be sent to each public library in the state. Beginning July 1, 2011, the report shall be submitted electronically. The administrative office of the supreme court shall receive reimbursement from the drug treatment and education fund for any administrative costs it incurs in the implementation of this section.
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