Chapter 10.70 RCW

COMMITMENTS

Sections

10.70.010Commitment until fine and costs are paid.
10.70.020Mittimus upon sentence to imprisonment.
10.70.140Aliens committedNotice to immigration authority.
10.70.150Aliens committedCopies of clerk's records.

NOTES:

Execution of death sentence: Chapter 10.95 RCW.


Commitment until fine and costs are paid.

When the defendant is adjudged to pay a fine and costs, the court shall order him or her to be committed to the custody of the sheriff until the fine and costs are paid or secured as provided by law.
[ 2010 c 8 § 1058; Code 1881 § 1119; 1873 p 242 § 277; 1854 p 123 § 141; RRS § 2200.]

NOTES:

Commitment for failure to pay fine and costsExecution against defendant's property: RCW 10.82.030.
Stay of execution for sixty days on recognizance: RCW 10.82.020, 10.82.025.



Mittimus upon sentence to imprisonment.

When any person shall be sentenced to be imprisoned in the penitentiary or county jail, the clerk of the court shall, as soon as may be, make out and deliver to the sheriff of the county, or his or her deputy, a transcript from the minutes of the court of such conviction and sentence, duly certified by such clerk, which shall be sufficient authority for such sheriff to execute the sentence, who shall execute it accordingly.
[ 2010 c 8 § 1059; Code 1881 § 1126; 1873 p 243 § 284; 1854 p 124 § 148; RRS § 2207.]



Aliens committedNotice to immigration authority.

Whenever any person shall be committed to a state correctional facility, the county jail, or any other state or county institution which is supported wholly or in part by public funds, it shall be the duty of the warden, superintendent, sheriff or other officer in charge of such state or county institution to at once inquire into the nationality of such person, and if it shall appear that such person is an alien, to immediately notify the United States immigration officer in charge of the district in which such penitentiary, reformatory, jail or other institution is located, of the date of and the reasons for such alien commitment, the length of time for which committed, the country of which the person is a citizen, and the date on which and the port at which the person last entered the United States.



Aliens committedCopies of clerk's records.

Upon the official request of the United States immigration officer in charge of the territory or district in which is located any court committing any alien to any state or county institution which is supported wholly or in part by public funds, it shall be the duty of the clerk of such court to furnish without charge a certified copy of the complaint, information or indictment and the judgment and sentence and any other record pertaining to the case of the convicted alien.
[ 1925 ex.s. c 169 § 2; RRS § 2206-2.]