Section 16-41 Sentence of imprisonment; incidents.


    (a) The authorized terms of imprisonment, including both prison and conditional release terms are:

    (1)    For a class A misdemeanor, a term not to exceed one year.

    (2)    For a class B misdemeanor, a term not to exceed six (6) months.

    (3)    For a class C misdemeanor, a term not to exceed fifteen (15) days.

    (b) A sentence of imprisonment for a misdemeanor shall be for a definite term and the court shall commit the defendant to the county jail or other authorized penal institution for the term of his sentence or until released under procedures established elsewhere by law.

    (c) A sentence of imprisonment for a term of years shall consist of a prison term and a conditional release term. The conditional release term of any term imposed under section 16-31 shall be one-third for terms of one year or less.

    (d) "Conditional release" means the conditional discharge of a prisoner by the court subject to conditions of release that the court deems reasonable to assist the offender to lead a law-abiding life, and subject to the supervision under the court. The conditions of release shall include avoidance by the offender of any other crime, federal or state offenses as defined by ordinances of this city and shall prohibit technical violation of his probation and parole.

(Code 1964, § 7.475)

     State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. § 558.011.