AN ACT TO LIMIT THE FREQUENCY OF PAROLE REVIEWS FOR INMATES CONVICTED OF SEXUALLY VIOLENT OFFENSES. Enacted August 25, 2015. Effective October 1, 2015.
Bill S 675 (2015-2016)Summary date: Aug 26 2015 - View summary
Bill S 675 (2015-2016)Summary date: Mar 31 2015 - View summary
Amends GS 15A-137 to require the Parole Commission, when considering the desirability of parole for each person sentenced as a felon for a maximum term of 18 months or longer, to review cases where the prisoner was convicted of a sexually violent offense and in its discretion, give consideration of parole and written notice of its decision once every second year; except allows the Commission to give more frequent parole consideration if it finds that exigent circumstances or the interests of justice demand it. Makes conforming changes. Applies to parole reviews conducted on or after October 1, 2015.