State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

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§28-3-2. Commitment; age limits.

Any female youth between the ages of twelve and eighteen years may be committed to the custody of the commissioner of corrections by a circuit court of this state in the manner described in article five, chapter forty-nine of this code; and further, any such youth who has been adjudged delinquent pursuant to subdivision one, section four, article one of chapter forty-nine of this code, who, as a result thereof, was placed on probation and has been found in a proceeding pursuant to the procedural requirements of article five, chapter forty-nine of this code to have violated a term of probation, prior to the attainment of her twentieth birthday, which constitutes a criminal offense, may be committed to the custody of the commissioner of corrections.