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609.105 Sentence of imprisonment.

Subdivision 1. Except as otherwise provided in subdivision 3, a sentence to imprisonment for more than one year shall commit the defendant to the custody of the commissioner of corrections.

Subd. 2. The commissioner of corrections shall determine the place of confinement in a prison, reformatory, or other facility of the department of corrections established by law for the confinement of convicted persons and prescribe reasonable conditions and rules for their employment, conduct, instruction, and discipline within or without the facility.

Subd. 3. A sentence to imprisonment for an enhanced gross misdemeanor or for a period of one year or any lesser period shall be to a workhouse, work farm, county jail, or other place authorized by law.

HIST: 1963 c 753 art 1 s 609.105; 1985 c 248 s 70; 1Sp1997 c 2 s 61

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