This bill amends Section 15-22-32 of the Code of Alabama 1975, which pertains to the procedures for handling parole violations. It extends the time frame for holding a parole court from 20 business days to 40 business days during a state of emergency as proclaimed under Chapter 9 of Title 31. The bill includes insertions such as the phrase "Enrolled" and updates to the rights of parolees, as well as the deletion of language specifying the previous 20 business day requirement. Additionally, the bill outlines the Board of Pardons and Paroles' potential actions upon finding a parole violation, creates the position of Parole Revocation Hearing Officer, and details the rights of parolees, including the right to a parole court and legal representation.

The bill also requires supervisor approval for the delegation of authority as authorized by subsection (e), emphasizing oversight and accountability. Set to become effective on October 1, 2024, the bill has been passed by both the Senate and the House of Representatives, as indicated by the signatures and certification in the document.

Statutes affected:
Introduced: 15-22-32
Engrossed: 15-22-32
Enrolled: 15-22-32