46-18-701. Limited release during employment hours. (1) A court, after having sentenced a person to confinement in a county jail, may, in its discretion, upon request of the county attorney and sheriff of the county and with the consent of the convicted person, order that any part of the imprisonment imposed be served in confinement with limited release during the hours or periods the convicted person is actually employed.
(2) Upon the issuance of an order for limited release under this part, the sheriff shall arrange for the convicted person to continue the person's regular employment without interruption insofar as is reasonably possible. However, the prisoner must be confined in the county jail during the hours when the prisoner is not employed.
History: En. 95-2216 by Sec. 1, Ch. 196, L. 1967; R.C.M. 1947, 95-2216(a), (b); amd. Sec. 8, Ch. 189, L. 1997.