SECTION 515:15-11-1. Application Review Process  

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  • (a)   Review. All complete commutation applications shall be set for review during a regular meeting of the Board.
    (b)   Two-stage review process. Commutation applications will be reviewed in two stages. An Initial Review of the completed application will be conducted by the Board to determine if the application warrants additional investigation and further study, or a pass to Stage Two, for consideration of sentence commutation.
    (c)   Initial review. During an Initial Review, the Board reviews only the application as received. No personal appearances are allowed. The Board will vote to pass the Inmate to Stage Two for further investigation and consideration or deny the application.
    (d)   Stage Two review. During Stage Two, the Inmate will receive a personal appearance via videoconference with the Board.
[Source: Added at 35 Ok Reg 1908, eff 9-14-18]