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Title      42
Chapter       9  
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Title 42, Chapter 9, Section 43 (42-9-43)

(a) The board, in considering any case within its power, shall cause to be brought before it all pertinent information on the person in question. Included therein shall be:

(1) A report by the superintendent, warden, or jailer of the jail or state or county correctional institution in which the person has been confined upon the conduct of record of the person while in such jail or state or county correctional institution;

(2) The results of such physical and mental examinations as may have been made of the person;

(3) The extent to which the person appears to have responded to the efforts made to improve his social attitude;

(4) The industrial record of the person while confined, the nature of his occupations while so confined, and a recommendation as to the kind of work he is best fitted to perform and at which he is most likely to succeed when and if he is released; and

(5) The educational programs in which the person has participated and the level of education which the person has attained based on standardized reading tests.

The board may also make such other investigation as it may deem necessary in order to be fully informed about the person.

(b) Before releasing any person on parole, the board may have the person appear before it and may personally examine him. Thereafter, upon consideration, the board shall make its findings and determine whether or not the person shall be granted a pardon, parole, or other relief within the power of the board; and the board shall determine the terms and conditions thereof. Notice of the determination shall be given to the person and to the correctional official having him in custody.

(c) If a person is granted a pardon or a parole, the correctional officials having the person in custody, upon notification thereof, shall inform him of the terms and conditions thereof and shall, in strict accordance therewith, release the person.

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