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Title 28 : Public Institutions and Corrections

Chapter 005 : PROBATION


(Cite as: 28 V.S.A. § 256)
  • § 256. Graduated sanctions for technical violations

    (a) At any time before the discharge of the probationer or the termination of the period of probation if, in the judgment of the Commissioner, the probationer has violated a condition or conditions of his or her probation, other than a condition that the probationer pay restitution to the Department or a violation which constitutes a new crime, the Commissioner may sanction the probationer in accordance with rules adopted pursuant to subsection (b) of this section. However, no probationer shall be incarcerated except pursuant to the provisions of subchapter 3 of this chapter.

    (b) The Department of Corrections shall adopt rules pursuant to 3 V.S.A. chapter 25 that establish graduated sanction guidelines for probation violations as an alternative to arrest or citation under section 301 of this title. (Added 2009, No. 146 (Adj. Sess.), § D8.)