Skip to main content

Tennessee Code Title 40. Criminal Procedure § 40-38-205

Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes, a free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.

Prior to imposition of sentence in a felony case, the department of correction shall prepare a written victim impact statement as part of the presentence report on the defendant.  The statement shall include applicable information obtained during consultation with the victim or the victim representative.  If the victim or victim representative cannot be located or declines to participate in the preparation of the statement, the department shall include a notation to that effect in the statement.  If there are multiple victims and preparation of individual victim impact statements is not feasible, the department may submit one (1) or more representative statements.

Cite this article: - Tennessee Code Title 40. Criminal Procedure § 40-38-205 - last updated January 01, 2020 |

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.

Copied to clipboard