§31-20-10b. Regional Jail Operations Partial Reimbursement Fund.
(a) There is created in the State Treasury a new fund designated the Regional Jail Operations Partial Reimbursement Fund.

(b) Revenues deposited into this Fund shall be composed of fees collected by magistrate courts pursuant to subsection (g), section one and subdivision (3), subsection (a), section two, article three, chapter fifty of this code and by circuit courts pursuant to section eleven, article one, chapter fifty-nine of this code.

(c) Revenues deposited into this Fund shall be used to reimburse those counties and municipalities participating in the regional jail system for the cost of incarceration.

(d) The State Treasurer shall, in cooperation with the Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority, administer the Fund. The State Treasurer shall determine the amount of funds available for reimbursement and, upon receiving a report from the Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority which presents the total number of inmate days in the fiscal year immediately concluded, the State Treasurer shall calculate the reimbursement to each participant based upon a pro rata share formula.

(e) A participant's share shall be comparable with its total of inmate days, which shall consist of the number of inmates it contributed to the regional jail system and the number of days those inmates remained incarcerated.

(f) Within ninety days of the first day of July, two thousand six, and annually thereafter, each participant shall receive its reimbursement from this Fund.