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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 28 : Public Institutions and Corrections

Chapter 011 : Supervision of Adult Inmates at the Correctional Facilities

Subchapter 001A : Offender Reintegration

(Cite as: 28 V.S.A. § 722)
  • § 722. Definitions

    As used in this subchapter:

    (1) “Absconding” means:

    (A) the offender has not met supervision requirements, cannot be located with reasonable efforts, and has not made contact with Department staff within three days if convicted of a listed crime as defined in 13 V.S.A. § 5301(7) or seven days if convicted of an unlisted crime;

    (B) the offender flees from Department staff or law enforcement; or

    (C) the offender left the State without Department authorization.

    (2) “Conditional reentry” means the process by which a sentenced offender is released into a community for supervision while participating in programs that assist the reintegration process. The offender’s ability to remain in the community under supervision is conditioned on the offender’s progress in reentry programs.

    (3) “Listed crime” means any offense identified in 13 V.S.A. § 5301(7).

    (4) “Technical violation” means a violation of conditions of furlough that does not constitute a new crime.

    (5) “Total effective sentence” means the sentence imposed under 13 V.S.A. §§ 7031 and 7032 as calculated by the Department in the offender’s records.

    (6) “Unlisted crime” means any offense that is a crime under Vermont law, but is not identified in 13 V.S.A. § 5301(7). (Added 2001, No. 61, § 89, eff. June 16, 2001; amended 2023, No. 78, § E.338.4, eff. July 1, 2023.)