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§15‑6.1.  Changing place of confinement of prisoner committing offense.

In all cases where a defendanthas been convicted in a court inferior to the superior court and sentenced to aterm in the county jail or to serve in some county institution other than underthe supervision of the State Department of Correction, and such defendant issubsequently brought before such court for an offense committed prior to theexpiration of the term to be served in such county institution, uponconviction, plea of guilty or nolo contendere, the judge shall have the powerand authority to change the place of confinement of the prisoner and commitsuch defendant to work under the supervision of the State Department ofCorrection. This provision shall apply whether or not the terms of the newsentence are to run concurrently with or consecutive to the remaining portionof the old sentence. (1953, c. 778; 1957, c. 65, s. 11; 1967, c. 996, s.16.)