2022 Wyoming Statutes
Title 7 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 18 - Community Corrections
Section 7-18-102 - Definitions.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 7-18-102 (2022)

7-18-102. Definitions.

(a) As used in this act:

(i) "Adult community correctional facility or program" means a community based or community-oriented facility or program which is operated either by a unit of local government or by a nongovernmental agency which:

(A) May provide residential and nonresidential accommodations and services for offenders, parolees and inmates;

(B) Provides programs and services to aid offenders, parolees and inmates in obtaining and holding regular employment, in enrolling in and maintaining academic courses, in participating in vocational training programs, in utilizing the resources of the community in meeting their personal and family needs and in participating in whatever specialized treatment programs exist within the community; and

(C) Provides supervision for offenders, parolees and inmates as required.

(ii) "Corrections board" means a community corrections board created pursuant to this act;

(iii) "Inmate" means an adult serving a felony sentence in any state penal institution or any correctional facility operated pursuant to a contract under W.S. 7-22-102, excluding any inmate who:

(A) At the time of consideration has any criminal proceedings pending against him which could affect his status as an inmate;

(B) Has been convicted of first degree murder;

(C) Is serving a term of life imprisonment; or

(D) Has been sentenced to death.

(iv) "Nongovernmental agency" means any person or organization other than a unit of local government and includes private profit and not for profit organizations;

(v) "Offender" means an adult who has entered a plea of guilty or has been convicted of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment or a felony, excluding any person who:

(A) At the time of consideration has any other felony criminal proceedings pending against him;

(B) Has been convicted of, or pled guilty to, first degree murder;

(C) Has been convicted of, or pled guilty to, a crime punishable by life imprisonment; or

(D) Has been convicted of, or pled guilty to, a crime punishable by death.

(vi) "Unit of local government" means a county, city or town;

(vii) "Department" means the state department of corrections;

(viii) "Parolee" means an adult who has been granted parole under W.S. 7-13-402;

(ix) "Validated risk-need assessment" means as defined in W.S. 7-13-1101(a)(iii);

(x) "This act" means W.S. 7-18-101 through 7-18-115.

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