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SENTENCING GUIDELINES

Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines and Commentary

Effective August 1, 2018

TABLE OF SECTIONS

A.Statement of Purpose and Principles
B.Definitions
2. Determining Presumptive Sentences
A.Offense Severity
B.Criminal History
1. Felony Weights
2. Custody Status at the Time of the Offense
3. Prior Gross Misdemeanors and Misdemeanors
4. Prior Juvenile Adjudications
5. Convictions from Jurisdictions Other Than Minnesota
6. Felony Enhancement Due to Prior Misdemeanor or Gross Misdemeanor Convictions
7. Determining Offense Levels for Prior Offenses
C.Presumptive Sentence
D.Departures from the Guidelines
E.Mandatory Sentences
F.Concurrent/Consecutive Sentences
1. Presumptive Consecutive Sentences
2. Permissive Consecutive Sentences
G.Convictions for Attempts, Conspiracies, and Other Sentence Modifiers
3. Related Policies
A.Establishing Conditions of Stayed Sentences
B.Revocation of Stayed Sentences
C.Jail Credit
D.Juveniles
E.Presentence Mental or Physical Examinations for Sex Offenders
F.Military Veterans
G.Modifications
4. Sentencing Guidelines Grids
A.Sentencing Guidelines Grid
Examples of Executed Sentences (Length in Months) Broken Down by: Term of Imprisonment and Supervised Release Term
B.Sex Offender Grid
Examples of Executed Sentences (Length in Months) Broken Down by: Term of Imprisonment and Supervised Release Term
CDrug Offender Grid
Examples of Executed Sentences (Length in Months) Broken Down by: Term of Imprisonment and Supervised Release Term

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INDEX

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