Section 13A-5-5

Presentence investigation.

There shall be a presentence or postsentence investigation report completed and filed on every defendant convicted of a felony offense after March 10, 2006, and such report shall be in an electronic format. On motion of the court or written motion of either party, the court shall require a written report of a presentence investigation of a defendant convicted of a felony, and such defendant shall not be sentenced or otherwise disposed of before such report has been presented to and considered by the court.

(Acts 1977, No. 607, p. 812, §1220; Act 2006-218, p. 376, §1.)