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    Subdivision 1. Generally. The commissioner may select offenders who meet the eligibility
requirements of subdivisions 2 and 3 to participate in a challenge incarceration program described
in sections 244.171 and 244.172 for all or part of the offender's sentence if the offender agrees
to participate in the program and signs a written contract with the commissioner agreeing to
comply with the program's requirements.
    Subd. 2. Eligibility. The commissioner must limit the challenge incarceration program
to the following persons:
(1) offenders who are committed to the commissioner's custody following revocation of a
stayed sentence; and
(2) offenders who are committed to the commissioner's custody, who have 48 months or less
in or remaining in their term of imprisonment, and who did not receive a dispositional departure
under the Sentencing Guidelines.
    Subd. 3. Offenders not eligible. The following offenders are not eligible to be placed in
the challenge incarceration program:
(1) offenders who are committed to the commissioner's custody following a conviction for
murder, manslaughter, criminal sexual conduct, assault, kidnapping, robbery, arson, or any other
offense involving death or intentional personal injury; and
(2) offenders who were convicted within the preceding ten years of an offense described in
clause (1) and were committed to the custody of the commissioner.
History: 1992 c 513 art 9 s 3; 1992 c 571 art 11 s 5,17; 1993 c 326 art 8 s 10; 1996 c 408
art 8 s 6; 1997 c 7 art 1 s 93; 1997 c 239 art 9 s 26

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