2017 Tennessee Code
Title 40 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 35 - Tennessee Criminal Sentencing Reform Act of 1989
Part 1 - General Provisions
§ 40-35-112. Sentence ranges.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 40-35-112 (2017)
  • (a) A Range I sentence is as follows:
    • (1) For a Class A felony, not less than fifteen (15) nor more than twenty-five (25) years;
    • (2) For a Class B felony, not less than eight (8) nor more than twelve (12) years;
    • (3) For a Class C felony, not less than three (3) nor more than six (6) years;
    • (4) For a Class D felony, not less than two (2) nor more than four (4) years; and
    • (5) For a Class E felony, not less than one (1) nor more than two (2) years.
  • (b) A Range II sentence is as follows:
    • (1) For a Class A felony, not less than twenty-five (25) nor more than forty (40) years;
    • (2) For a Class B felony, not less than twelve (12) nor more than twenty (20) years;
    • (3) For a Class C felony, not less than six (6) nor more than ten (10) years;
    • (4) For a Class D felony, not less than four (4) nor more than eight (8) years; and
    • (5) For a Class E felony, not less than two (2) nor more than four (4) years.
  • (c) A Range III sentence is as follows:
    • (1) For a Class A felony, not less than forty (40) nor more than sixty (60) years;
    • (2) For a Class B felony, not less than twenty (20) nor more than thirty (30) years;
    • (3) For a Class C felony, not less than ten (10) nor more than fifteen (15) years;
    • (4) For a Class D felony, not less than eight (8) nor more than twelve (12) years; and
    • (5) For a Class E felony, not less than four (4) nor more than six (6) years.
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