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Legal Statutes: Pennsylvania

UPDATED May 25, 2017

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Chapter 11. Authorized Disposition of Offenders

back to top1103. Sentence of imprisonment for felony

Except as provided in 42 Pa.C.S. § 9714 (relating to sentences for second and subsequent offenses), a person who has been convicted of a felony may be sentenced to imprisonment as follows:

(1) In the case of a felony of the first degree, for a term which shall be fixed by the court at not more than 20 years.

(2) In the case of a felony of the second degree, for a term which shall be fixed by the court at not more than ten years.

(3) In the case of a felony of the third degree, for a term which shall be fixed by the court at not more than seven years.
1972, Dec. 6, P.L. 1482, No. 334, § 1, effective June 6, 1973. Amended 1995, Oct. 11, P.L. 1058, No. 21 (Spec. Sess. No. 1) § 1, effective in 60 days.