Section 15-23-73

Impact statement; right to review pre-sentence investigative report.

(a) The victim may submit a written impact statement or make an oral impact statement to the probation officer for use in preparing a pre-sentence report. The probation officer shall consider the economic, physical, and psychological impact that the criminal offense has had on the victim and the immediate family of the victim.

(b) The victim shall have the right to review a copy of the pre-sentence investigative report, subject to the applicable federal or state confidentiality laws, at the same time the document is available to the defendant or his or her counsel.

(Acts 1995, No. 95-583, p. 1234, §14.)