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Chapter 217

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  217.305.  Delivery of prisoners to correctional centers with certain required information. — 1.  The sheriff or other officer charged with the delivery of persons committed to the department for confinement in a correctional center shall deliver the person to the reception and diagnostic center designated by the director at times and dates as designated by the director and shall receive a certificate of delivery of the offender from the center.

  2.  Appropriate information relating to the offender shall be provided to the department in a written or electronic format, at or before the time the offender is delivered to the department, including, but not limited to:

  (1)  A certified copy of the sentence from the clerk of the sentencing court on the standardized form developed by the office of state courts administrator.  Such form shall include specifics on any status violated, court-ordered probation not supervised by the department, the offense cycle number and any court-ordered restitution owed to the victim;

  (2)  Available information provided in writing by the prosecutor regarding the offender's age, crime for which sentenced, probable cause statement, circumstances surrounding the crime and sentence, names, telephone numbers, and last known* address of victims, victim impact statements, and personal history, which may include facts related to the offender's home environment, or work habits, gang affiliations, if any, and previous convictions and commitments.  Such information shall be prepared by the prosecuting attorney of the county or circuit attorney of any city not within a county who was charged with the offender's prosecution;

  (3)  Information provided by the sheriff or other officer charged with the delivery of persons committed to the department regarding the offender's physical and mental health while in jail.  All records on medication, care, and treatment provided to the offender while in jail shall be provided to the department prior to or upon delivery of the offender.  If the offender has had no physical or mental health care or medications while in jail, the sheriff or other officer shall certify that no physical or mental health care or medication records are available.  The sheriff shall provide certification of all applicable jail-time credit.

  3.  The department may refuse to accept any offender who is delivered for confinement without all required information.


(L. 1982 H.B. 1196 § 44, A.L. 1989 H.B. 408, A.L. 1995 H.B. 424, A.L. 1997 S.B. 248, A.L. 2003 H.B. 138)

*Word "know" appears in original rolls.

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