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Legal Statutes: Pennsylvania

UPDATED May 25, 2017

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Chapter 11. Authorized Disposition of Offenders

back to top1104. Sentence of imprisonment for misdemeanors

A person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor may be sentenced to imprisonment for a definite term which shall be fixed by the court and shall be not more than:

(1) Five years in the case of a misdemeanor of the first degree.

(2) Two years in the case of a misdemeanor of the second degree.

(3) One year in the case of a misdemeanor of the third degree.
1972, Dec. 6, P.L. 1482, No. 334, § 1, effective June 6, 1973.