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Title XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS

Chapter 557

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  557.011.  Authorized dispositions. — 1.  Every person found guilty of an offense shall be dealt with by the court in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, except that for offenses defined outside this code and not repealed, the term of imprisonment or the fine that may be imposed is that provided in the statute defining the offense; however, the conditional release term of any sentence of a term of years shall be determined as provided in subsection 4 of section 558.011.

  2.  Whenever any person has been found guilty of a felony or a misdemeanor the court shall make one or more of the following dispositions of the offender in any appropriate combination.  The court may:

  (1)  Sentence the person to a term of imprisonment as authorized by chapter 558;

  (2)  Sentence the person to pay a fine as authorized by chapter 560;

  (3)  Suspend the imposition of sentence, with or without placing the person on probation;

  (4)  Pronounce sentence and suspend its execution, placing the person on probation;

  (5)  Impose a period of detention as a condition of probation, as authorized by section 559.026.

  3.  Whenever any person has been found guilty of an infraction, the court shall make one or more of the following dispositions of the offender in any appropriate combination.  The court may:

  (1)  Sentence the person to pay a fine as authorized by chapter 560;

  (2)  Suspend the imposition of sentence, with or without placing the person on probation;

  (3)  Pronounce sentence and suspend its execution, placing the person on probation.

  4.  Whenever any organization has been found guilty of an offense, the court shall make one or more of the following dispositions of the organization in any appropriate combination.  The court may:

  (1)  Sentence the organization to pay a fine as authorized by chapter 560;

  (2)  Suspend the imposition of sentence, with or without placing the organization on probation;

  (3)  Pronounce sentence and suspend its execution, placing the organization on probation;

  (4)  Impose any special sentence or sanction authorized by law.

  5.  This chapter shall not be construed to deprive the court of any authority conferred by law to decree a forfeiture of property, suspend or cancel a license, remove a person from office, or impose any other civil penalty.  An appropriate order exercising such authority may be included as part of any sentence.

  6.  In the event a sentence of confinement is ordered executed, a court may order that an individual serve all or any portion of such sentence on electronic monitoring; except that all costs associated with the electronic monitoring shall be charged to the person on house arrest.  If the judge finds the person unable to afford the costs associated with electronic monitoring, the judge may order that the person be placed on house arrest with electronic monitoring if the county commission agrees to pay the costs of such monitoring.  If the person on house arrest is unable to afford the costs associated with electronic monitoring and the county commission does not agree to pay from the general revenue of the county the costs of such electronic monitoring, the judge shall not order that the person be placed on house arrest with electronic monitoring.

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(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 2011 H.B. 111, A.L. 2013 H.B. 215 merged with H.B. 374 & 434 merged with S.B. 327)


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