2020 Code of Alabama
Title 15 - Criminal Procedure.
Chapter 19 - Youthful Offenders.
Section 15-19-6 - Disposition Upon Adjudication.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 15-19-6 (2020)

Section 15-19-6

Disposition upon adjudication.

(a) If a person is adjudged a youthful offender and the underlying charge is a felony, the court shall:

(1) Suspend the imposition or execution of sentence with or without probation;

(2) Place the defendant on probation for a period not to exceed three years;

(3) Impose a fine as provided by law for the offense with or without probation or commitment;

(4) Commit the defendant to the custody of the Board of Corrections for a term of three years or a lesser term.

(b) Where a sentence of fine is not otherwise authorized by law, then, in lieu of or in addition to any of the dispositions authorized in this section, the court may impose a fine of not more than $1,000. In imposing a fine the court may authorize its payment in installments.

(c) In placing a defendant on probation, the court shall direct that he be placed under the supervision of the appropriate probation agency.

(d) If the underlying charge is a misdemeanor, a person adjudged a youthful offender may be given correctional treatment as provided by law for such misdemeanor.

(Acts 1971, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 335, p. 4622, §4.)

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