|S.F. No. 918 - Repealing Authorization For Certain Short-Term Commitment to The Commissioner of Corrections to Serve in County Jails|
|Author:||Senator Rick Olseen|
|Prepared by:||Chris Turner, Senate Research (651/296-4350)|
|Date:||April 2, 2009|
Section 1 strikes the "short-term offender" statute by providing that a defendant with a felony
sentence to imprisonment for more than one year be committed to the Commissioner of Corrections,
and striking the provision that a defendant with a felony sentence to imprisonment, with a remaining
term of 180 days or less, serve the remaining term at a workhouse or county jail.
This section is effective July 1, 2009.
Section 2 repeals Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.105, subdivisions 1a and 1b, relating to
short-term offenders. This section is effective July 1, 2009.
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