1.  Felonies are classified for the purpose of sentencing into the following five categories:

 (1)  Class A felonies;

Terms Used In Missouri Laws 557.016

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 (2)  Class B felonies;

 (3)  Class C felonies;

 (4)  Class D felonies; and

 (5)  Class E felonies.

 2.  Misdemeanors are classified for the purpose of sentencing into the following four categories:

 (1)  Class A misdemeanors;

 (2)  Class B misdemeanors;

 (3)  Class C misdemeanors; and

 (4)  Class D misdemeanors.

 3.  Infractions are not further classified.