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Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter83 > 83-1_118

83-1,118. Board of Parole; parolee; discharge from parole; when; Department of Correctional Services; discharge from custody; notice of civil rights.(1) If, in the opinion of the board, a parolee does not require guidance or supervision, the board may dispense with and terminate such supervision.(2) The board may discharge a parolee from parole at any time if such discharge is compatible with the protection of the public and is in the best interest of the parolee.(3) The board shall discharge a parolee from parole when the time served in the custody of the department and the time served on parole equal the maximum term less good time.(4) The department shall discharge a committed offender from the custody of the department when the time served in the facility equals the maximum term less good time.(5) Upon completion of the lawful requirements of the sentence, the department shall provide the parolee or committed offender with a written notice regarding his or her civil rights. The notice shall inform the parolee or committed offender that voting rights are restored two years after completion of the sentence. The notice shall also include information on restoring other civil rights through the pardon process, including application to and hearing by the Board of Pardons.(6) The Board of Parole may discharge a parolee from parole when such parolee is under the supervision of another state's correctional institution and such offender has reached the expiration date of his or her Nebraska parole term. SourceLaws 1969, c. 817, § 49, p. 3098; Laws 1975, LB 567, § 8; Laws 1992, LB 816, § 6; Laws 1994, LB 677, § 10; Laws 2002, LB 1054, § 28; Laws 2003, LB 46, § 25; Laws 2005, LB 53, § 7. AnnotationsApplies retroactively to prisoners who receive Board of Pardons approval. Johnson & Cunningham v. Exon, 199 Neb. 154, 256 N.W.2d 869 (1977).