2006 Ohio Revised Code - [2967.12.1] 2967.121.Notice of early release of certain felons.

[§ 2967.12.1] § 2967.121. Notice of early release of certain felons.

(A)  Subject to division (C) of this section, at least two weeks before any convict who is serving a sentence for committing a felony of the first, second, or third degree is released from confinement in any state correctional institution pursuant to a pardon, commutation of sentence, parole, or completed prison term, the adult parole authority shall send notice of the release to the prosecuting attorney of the county in which the indictment of the convict was found. 

(B)  The notice required by division (A) of this section may be contained in a weekly list of all felons of the first, second, or third degree who are scheduled for release. The notice shall contain all of the following: 

(1) The name of the convict being released; 

(2) The date of the convict's release; 

(3) The offense for the violation of which the convict was convicted and incarcerated; 

(4) The date of the convict's conviction pursuant to which the convict was incarcerated; 

(5) The sentence imposed for that conviction; 

(6) The length of any supervision that the convict will be under; 

(7) The name, business address, and business phone number of the convict's supervising officer; 

(8) The address at which the convict will reside. 

(C)  Divisions (A) and (B) of this section do not apply to the release from confinement of an offender if the offender is serving a prison term imposed under division (A)(3) of section 2971.03 of the Revised Code, if the court pursuant to section 2971.05 of the Revised Code modifies the requirement that the offender serve that entire term in a state correctional institution, and if the release from confinement is pursuant to that modification. In a case of that type, the court that modifies the requirement promptly shall provide written notice of the modification and the order that modifies the requirement or revises the modification to the offender, the department of rehabilitation and correction, the prosecuting attorney, and any state agency or political subdivision that is affected by the order. 

HISTORY: 140 v H 399 (Eff 9-26-84); 145 v H 571 (Eff 10-6-94); 146 v S 2 (Eff 7-1-96); 146 H 180 (Eff 1-1-97); 148 v S 107. Eff 3-23-2000.

See provisions, § 4 of HB 180 (146 v  - ), following RC § 2921.34. 

See provisions, § 5 of SB 2 (146 v  - ) as amended by § 3 of SB 269 (146 v  - ) following RC § 2929.03. 

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