Chapter 16 OFFENSES AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS*
Section 16-41 Sentence of imprisonment; incidents.
(a) The authorized terms of imprisonment, including both
prison and conditional release terms
(1) For a class A misdemeanor, a term
not to exceed one year.
(2) For a class B misdemeanor, a term
not to exceed six (6) months.
(3) For a class C misdemeanor, a term
not to exceed fifteen (15) days.
(b) A sentence of imprisonment for a misdemeanor shall be
for a definite term and the court
shall commit the defendant to the county jail or other authorized penal institution for the term of
his sentence or until released under procedures established elsewhere by law.
(c) A sentence of imprisonment for a term of years shall
consist of a prison term and a
conditional release term. The conditional release term of any term imposed under section 16-31
shall be one-third for terms of one year or less.
(d) "Conditional release" means the conditional
discharge of a prisoner by the court subject to
conditions of release that the court deems reasonable to assist the offender to lead a law-abiding
life, and subject to the supervision under the court. The conditions of release shall include
avoidance by the offender of any other crime, federal or state offenses as defined by ordinances
of this city and shall prohibit technical violation of his probation and parole.
(Code 1964, § 7.475)
State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. § 558.011.