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609.105 SENTENCE OF IMPRISONMENT.

Subdivision 1.Sentence to less than 180 days.

In a felony sentence to imprisonment, when the remaining term of imprisonment is for 180 days or less, the defendant shall be committed to the custody of the commissioner of corrections and must serve the remaining term of imprisonment at a workhouse, work farm, county jail, or other place authorized by law.

Subd. 1a.Definitions.

(a) The terms in this subdivision apply to this section.

(b) "Remaining term of imprisonment" as applied to inmates whose crimes were committed before August 1, 1993, is the period of time for which an inmate is committed to the custody of the commissioner of corrections minus earned good time and jail credit, if any.

(c) "Remaining term of imprisonment" as applied to inmates whose crimes were committed on or after August 1, 1993, is the period of time equal to two-thirds of the inmate's executed sentence, minus jail credit, if any.

Subd. 1b.Sentence to more than 180 days.

A felony sentence to imprisonment when the warrant of commitment has a remaining term of imprisonment for more than 180 days shall commit the defendant to the custody of the commissioner of corrections.

Subd. 2.Place of confinement.

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.Sentence to one year or less.

A sentence to imprisonment 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.

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