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7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill modifies the Criminal Code regarding the disposition of a person convicted of
10 a class A misdemeanor.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 . provides that if a person is serving a felony commitment at the Utah State Prison at
14 the commencement of a class A misdemeanor conviction, the class A misdemeanor
15 commitment shall be to the Utah State Prison.
16 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
18 Other Special Clauses:
20 Utah Code Sections Affected:
22 76-3-208, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1995, Chapter 249
24 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
25 Section 1. Section 76-3-208 is amended to read:
26 76-3-208. Imprisonment -- Custodial authorities.
27 (1) Persons sentenced to imprisonment shall be committed to the following custodial
29 (a) felony commitments shall be to the Utah State Prison;
30 (b) (i) class A misdemeanor commitments shall be to the jail, or other facility
31 designated by the town, city, or county where the defendant was convicted, unless the
32 defendant [
33 commitment at the Utah State Prison at the commencement of the class A misdemeanor
34 conviction, in which case, the class A misdemeanor commitment shall be to the Utah State
35 Prison for an indeterminate term not to exceed one year; and
36 (ii) [
38 may not order the imprisonment of a defendant to the Utah State Prison for a fixed term or
39 other term that is inconsistent with this section and Section 77-18-4 ; and
40 (c) all other misdemeanor commitments shall be to the jail or other facility designated
41 by the town, city or county where the defendant was convicted.
42 (2) Custodial authorities may place a prisoner in a facility other than the one to which
44 (a) it does not have space to accommodate [
45 (b) the security of the institution or inmate requires it.
Legislative Review Note
as of 1-17-11 6:59 AM