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§148‑12.  Diagnostic and classification programs.

(a)        The Department ofCorrection shall, as soon as practicable, establish diagnostic centers to makesocial, medical, and psychological studies of persons committed to theDepartment.  Full diagnostic studies shall be made before initialclassification in cases where such studies have not been made.

(b)        Repealed by SessionLaws 1977, c. 711, s. 33.

(c)        Any prisonerconfined in the State prison system while under a sentence of imprisonmentimposed upon conviction of a felony shall be classified and treated as aconvicted felon even if, before beginning service of the felony sentence, suchprisoner has time remaining to be served in the State prison system on asentence or sentences imposed upon conviction of a misdemeanor or misdemeanors.(1917, c. 278, s. 2; 1919, c. 191, s. 2; C.S., s. 7750; 1925, c. 163;1933, c. 172, s. 18; 1955, c. 238, s. 5; 1959, c. 50; 1967, c. 996, s. 2; 1973,c. 1446, s. 27; 1977, c. 711, s. 33.)