2018 Vermont Statutes
Title 28 - Public Institutions and Corrections
Chapter 13 - Town And Village Lockups
§ 1003 Commitments

Universal Citation: 28 V.S.A. § 1003

§ 1003. Commitments

When process is delivered to an officer to serve, requiring the officer to commit a person to jail to await examination or trial before a District or Superior Court, if the order for commitment was made within the limits of a town, incorporated village, or a county maintaining a lockup, that person may be committed for not more than 72 hours, unless the time is extended by court order, to the lockup and be subject to the restraints and entitled to the privileges provided by law for persons confined in a correctional facility. A person under 18 years of age charged or convicted of a misdemeanor may not be detained in a lockup used to house inmates over 18 years of age, except as provided in 33 V.S.A. § 5293. (Added 1971, No. 199 (Adj. Sess.), § 20; amended 1973, No. 193 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. April 9, 1974; 1987, No. 182 (Adj. Sess.), § 6; 2013, No. 131 (Adj. Sess.), § 132, eff. May 20, 2014.)

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