Section 15-18-5

Published: 2015

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Section 15-18-5

Section 15-18-5Credit towards sentence for time spent incarcerated - Pending trial.

Upon conviction and imprisonment for any felony or misdemeanor, the sentencing court shall order that the convicted person be credited with all of his actual time spent incarcerated pending trial for such offense. The actual time spent incarcerated pending trial shall be certified by the circuit clerk or district clerk on forms to be prescribed by the Board of Corrections.

(Acts 1975, 2nd Ex. Sess., No. 58, §1; Acts 1976, No. 677, p. 926.)