2020 Code of Alabama
Title 13A - Criminal Code.
Chapter 5 - Punishments and Sentences.
Article 1 - General Provisions.
Section 13A-5-5 - Presentence Investigation.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 13A-5-5 (2020)

Section 13A-5-5

Presentence investigation.

There shall be a presentence or postsentence investigation report completed and filed on every defendant convicted of a felony offense after March 10, 2006, and such report shall be in an electronic format. On motion of the court or written motion of either party, the court shall require a written report of a presentence investigation of a defendant convicted of a felony, and such defendant shall not be sentenced or otherwise disposed of before such report has been presented to and considered by the court.

(Acts 1977, No. 607, p. 812, §1220; Act 2006-218, p. 376, §1.)

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