ARS 13-3821 Interpretation

In State v. Henry, 224 Ariz. 164,6, 228 P.3d 900, 902-03 (App. 2010), the Court examined whether 13-3821 was a regulatory or punitive statute. 224 Ariz. 164,8, 10-26, 228 P.3d at 903-08. Although the Court did not specifically consider the $250 assessment imposed by subsection (Q), the Court looked to the statute as a whole in weighing the intent of the legislature and the effects of the statute and concluded that it was "a nonpunitive civil regulation for purposes of the Ex Post Facto Clause." Id.10-15, 17, 22-24, 26.