The Vermont Statutes Online

Title 28: Public Institutions and Corrections

Chapter 7: PAROLE

Sub-Chapter 1: General Provisions

28 V.S.A. § 402. Definitions



§ 402. Definitions

Whenever used in this chapter:

(1) "Parole" means the release of an inmate to the community by the parole board before the end of the inmate's sentence subject to conditions imposed by the board and subject to the supervision and control of the commissioner. If a court or other authority files a warrant or detainer against an inmate, the board may release him or her on parole to answer the warrant and serve any subsequent sentences.

(2) "Interview" means an appearance by the inmate at a meeting of the parole board.

(3) "Review" means an evaluation of an inmate's records without an appearance by the inmate before the parole board. (Added 1971, No. 199 (Adj. Sess.), § 20; amended 1997, No. 148 (Adj. Sess.), § 55, eff. April 29, 1998.)