CHAPTER 331

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 465

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 43, TITLE 11, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO PAROLE PROCEDURE.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend §4347, Title 11, Delaware Code by restyling subsections (a) through (g) as subsections (b) through (h) respectively and by inserting a new subsection (a) to read as follows:

"(a) A person confined to any correctional facility administered by the Department who is eligible for parole may apply for a parole hearing on forms promulgated by the Board. Upon receipt of such application, the Board shall notify the Bureau Chief of Adult Corrections of said application and request verification of parole eligibility and the information required in subsection (c) of this section which shall be provided the Board within thirty (30) days. Upon receipt of the foregoing information, the Board shall determine within 30 days if a parole hearing will be scheduled. If the hearing is denied or if the hearing is held and the parole denied the applicant and the Department shall be advised In writing by the Board of the earliest date, not sooner than one year, upon which the applicant shall be eligible to again apply for a parole hearing in accordance with the provisions of this section."

Approved July 2, 1982.