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41-1604.16. Parole or community supervision eligibility for persons previously convicted of possession or use of marijuana, a dangerous drug or a narcotic drug

A. Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, if a prisoner has been convicted of the possession or use of marijuana pursuant to section 13-3405, subsection A, paragraph 1, possession or use of a dangerous drug pursuant to section 13-3407, subsection A, paragraph 1 or possession or use of a narcotic drug pursuant to section 13-3408, subsection A, paragraph 1 and the prisoner is not concurrently serving another sentence, the prisoner is eligible for parole or if the offense for which the prisoner was incarcerated was committed on or after January 1, 1994, the prisoner is eligible for community supervision.

B. Any person who has previously been convicted of a violent crime as defined in section 13-901.03 or who has previously been convicted and sentenced in any jurisdiction in the United States of any felony offense is not eligible for parole or community supervision pursuant to this section. If the department is unable to determine if a person has a prior felony conviction, the department shall refer the inmate record to the sentencing court. The sentencing court shall determine if the person has a prior felony conviction. For the purposes of this subsection, the age of the conviction does not matter.

C. On or before June 3, 1997, the director of the state department of corrections shall prepare a list that identifies each person who is eligible for parole or community supervision pursuant to this section and shall deliver the list to the board of executive clemency.

D. An offense that is committed in another jurisdiction and that is not classified as a felony in Arizona is not a felony offense for purposes of this section.

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41-1604.16. Parole or community supervision eligibility for persons previously convicted of possession or use of marijuana, a dangerous drug or a narcotic drug

A. Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, if a prisoner has been convicted of the possession or use of marijuana pursuant to section 13-3405, subsection A, paragraph 1, possession or use of a dangerous drug pursuant to section 13-3407, subsection A, paragraph 1 or possession or use of a narcotic drug pursuant to section 13-3408, subsection A, paragraph 1 and the prisoner is not concurrently serving another sentence, the prisoner is eligible for parole or if the offense for which the prisoner was incarcerated was committed on or after January 1, 1994, the prisoner is eligible for community supervision.

B. Any person who has previously been convicted of a violent crime as defined in section 13-901.03 or who has previously been convicted and sentenced in any jurisdiction in the United States of any felony offense is not eligible for parole or community supervision pursuant to this section. If the department is unable to determine if a person has a prior felony conviction, the department shall refer the inmate record to the sentencing court. The sentencing court shall determine if the person has a prior felony conviction. For the purposes of this subsection, the age of the conviction does not matter.

C. On or before June 3, 1997, the director of the state department of corrections shall prepare a list that identifies each person who is eligible for parole or community supervision pursuant to this section and shall deliver the list to the board of executive clemency.

D. An offense that is committed in another jurisdiction and that is not classified as a felony in Arizona is not a felony offense for purposes of this section.


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Arizona > Title41 > 41-1604.16

41-1604.16. Parole or community supervision eligibility for persons previously convicted of possession or use of marijuana, a dangerous drug or a narcotic drug

A. Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, if a prisoner has been convicted of the possession or use of marijuana pursuant to section 13-3405, subsection A, paragraph 1, possession or use of a dangerous drug pursuant to section 13-3407, subsection A, paragraph 1 or possession or use of a narcotic drug pursuant to section 13-3408, subsection A, paragraph 1 and the prisoner is not concurrently serving another sentence, the prisoner is eligible for parole or if the offense for which the prisoner was incarcerated was committed on or after January 1, 1994, the prisoner is eligible for community supervision.

B. Any person who has previously been convicted of a violent crime as defined in section 13-901.03 or who has previously been convicted and sentenced in any jurisdiction in the United States of any felony offense is not eligible for parole or community supervision pursuant to this section. If the department is unable to determine if a person has a prior felony conviction, the department shall refer the inmate record to the sentencing court. The sentencing court shall determine if the person has a prior felony conviction. For the purposes of this subsection, the age of the conviction does not matter.

C. On or before June 3, 1997, the director of the state department of corrections shall prepare a list that identifies each person who is eligible for parole or community supervision pursuant to this section and shall deliver the list to the board of executive clemency.

D. An offense that is committed in another jurisdiction and that is not classified as a felony in Arizona is not a felony offense for purposes of this section.

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