A. If the court imposes a sentence to perform community restitution for a misdemeanor conviction pursuant to section 13-603, the court shall determine and fix the number of hours of community restitution that are required.

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 13-717

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Misdemeanor: means an offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment other than to the custody of the state department of corrections is authorized by any law of this state. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.

B. If the court imposes a sentence for a term of education or treatment for a misdemeanor conviction pursuant to section 13-603, the term may not exceed the term of probation that is determined pursuant to section 13-902, subsection A. The court shall determine the program of education or treatment.

C. This section does not preclude the court from imposing any other sentence that is authorized by law.