Maine Revised Statutes

§1258. Notification of commitments to the Department of Corrections

At the time of sentencing, the sheriff shall notify the Commissioner of Corrections or the commissioner's designee that a person has been committed to the Department of Corrections and shall inquire as to the correctional facility to which the sentenced person must be delivered by the sheriff or the sheriff's deputies. The commissioner or the commissioner's designee has complete discretion to determine the initial place of confinement. In making this determination, the commissioner or the commissioner's designee shall review all relevant information, including any available mental health information. The commissioner or the commissioner's designee shall immediately inform the sheriff of the location of the correctional facility to which the sentenced person must be transported. [2005, c. 488, §6 (AMD).]

SECTION HISTORY
1983, c. 673, §6 (NEW). 2001, c. 458, §1 (AMD). 2005, c. 488, §6 (AMD).