Misdemeanor definition

Misdemeanor as used in this Code shall mean any offense deemed a violation of the provisions of this Code which is a lesser offense than a felony as defined by state law.
Misdemeanor means a violation of a penal law of this state or violation of a local ordinance substantially corresponding to a violation of a penal law of this state that is not a felony or a violation of an order, rule, or regulation of a state agency that is punishable by imprisonment or a fine that is not a civil fine, or both.
Misdemeanor means any federal, state, or local offense punishable by a term of imprisonment of one year or less.

Examples of Misdemeanor in a sentence

  • Misdemeanor Theft: Students shall not take or possess property that does not belong to them (A.C.A. §5-36-103; A.C.A.§5-36-106; less than $500).

  • I further certify thatis a legal resident of, and domiciled in the (Name of Student)Gasconade County R-II School District as established by the following: (WARNING: Under Missouri law, any person who knowingly submits false information with respect to the following questions, and subparts thereto, or the documents provided to support the responses to such questions, may be charged with and convicted of a Class A Misdemeanor).

  • For example, Section 101(a)(43)(G) of the INA provides that an aggravated felony includes a theft offense (including receipt of stolen property) or burglary offense for which the term of impris- onment is at least one year.A sentence of time-served to 23 months for a conviction to Retail Theft as a Misdemeanor of the First Degree under the Pennsylvania Crimes Code triggers an aggravated felony categoriza- tion pursuant to Section 101(a)(43)(G) of INA.

  • I understand that if I have provided any false information in this Affidavit or in the documents submitted in support of this Affidavit, that I may be charged with and convicted of a Class A Misdemeanor.

  • Gross Misdemeanor and Persistent DisobedienceStudents guilty of a gross misdemeanor or persistent disobedience may be suspended or expelled.


More Definitions of Misdemeanor

Misdemeanor means an offense for which the sentence imposed upon conviction is imprisonment
Misdemeanor means an offense so designated by law or punishable by fine, by confinement in jail, or by both fine and confinement in jail.
Misdemeanor means a crime for which a sentence of not more than 90 days or a fine of $1,000.00, or both, may be imposed.
Misdemeanor means those criminal offenses not classified under the laws, statutes, or ordinances as felonies. Misdemeanor offenses are classified by the Commission as follows:
Misdemeanor means a violation of a law of this state or a local ordinance that is punishable by imprisonment for not more than 1 year or a fine that is not a civil fine, but that is not a felony.
Misdemeanor means an offense, other than a “traffic infraction,” for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment in excess of fifteen days may be imposed, but for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment in excess of one year may not be imposed.
Misdemeanor means a violation of any of the following: