2018 Code of Alabama
Title 15 - CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.
Chapter 18 - SENTENCE AND PUNISHMENT.
Article 7 - Inmate Community Reintegration Program.
Section 15-18-114 - Investigation by department regarding inmate suitability; notice required; objections.
Employees of the department are authorized to make investigations and recommendations concerning the suitability of certain inmates for the program and otherwise to assist the commissioner in the implementation of the program authorized by this article. Provided, however, before an inmate can come under the SIR program, the sentencing judge and district attorney shall be given 10 days' written notice. Provided, however, before an inmate can come under the SIR program, the victim who has received physical injury or bodily harm as a result of the crime for which the inmate was incarcerated shall receive notice in the form of a letter from the district attorney or prosecuting attorney at the last known address, one week prior to the inmate going on the SIR program. Provided, further, the district attorney or prosecuting attorney involved in prosecution of said inmate shall receive written notice from the Department of Corrections in the form of a certified letter two weeks prior to the inmate going on the SIR program.
If the victim has received physical injury or bodily harm as a result of the offense, the district attorney or his assistant may represent the victim in communicating his or her objections to the Commissioner of the Department of Corrections.(Acts 1983, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 83-838, p. 62, §5.)