KSC, TITLE 7. AGENCIES & GOV'T FINANCED ENTERPRISES
Chapter 8. The Parole Board
Section 7.801. The Parole Board.
The Parole Board consists
of five members who serve for terms of three years. Each municipality is
the place of residence of at least one member. A member is a citizen and a
State resident for the five years next preceding appointment. A person who
is a Court employee or who holds a license to practice law in a court may not be
Section 7.802. Powers and duties.
The Board has the power
and duty to:
(1) establish uniform written standards for consideration of parole and pardon;
(2) review Court and Office of the Attorney General records;
(3) make recommendations regarding parole or pardon to the Governor.
Section 7.803. Parole and pardon.
The Governor may grant
parole and pardon only upon an affirmative recommendation by the
Section 7.804. Meetings.
The Board meets within
ten days of receipt of a petition for parole or pardon, or notification of an
eligibility for parole, to consider the petition or
Section 7.805. Ombudsman.
The Ombudsman notifies
the Board in writing when a person is eligible for parole, and assists the Board
Section 7.806. Parole eligibility.
A person is eligible for
parole upon serving one-third of the sentence or a lesser period of time
specified by the Court at the time of sentencing.