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§ 99-19-18. Mandatory minimum sentence for embezzlement or other unlawful conversion of public funds.
 

When any person is convicted of a felony or felonies in which public funds in the amount of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) or more were unlawfully taken, obtained or misappropriated, the sentence imposed by the court shall include a minimum term of imprisonment of one (1) year in the custody of the Department of Corrections. Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, such mandatory minimum term shall not be reduced or suspended nor shall such person be eligible for probation or parole before the expiration of one (1) year of incarceration. 
 

Sources: Laws, 2002, ch. 309, § 1, eff from and after July 1, 2002.