Pennsylvania Statutes Title 42 Pa.C.S.A. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure § 2154.1. Adoption of guidelines for county intermediate punishment

The commission shall adopt guidelines to identify offenders who would be eligible and appropriate for participation in county intermediate punishment programs.  These guidelines shall be considered by the sentencing court in determining whether to sentence an offender pursuant to section 9763 (relating to sentence of county intermediate punishment). The guidelines shall:

(1) Use the description of “eligible offender” provided in Chapter 98 (relating to county intermediate punishment).

(2) Give primary consideration to protection of the public safety.

FindLaw Codes are provided courtesy of Thomson Reuters Westlaw, the industry-leading online legal research system. For more detailed codes research information, including annotations and citations, please visit Westlaw.

FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.