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§ 143B‑267.  Post‑ReleaseSupervision and Parole Commission – members; selection; removal; chairman;compensation; quorum; services.

Effective August 1, 2005, thePost‑Release Supervision and Parole Commission shall consist of one full‑timemember and two half‑time members. The three members shall be appointed bythe Governor from persons whose recognized ability, training, experience, andcharacter qualify them for service on the Commission. The terms of office ofany members serving on the Commission on June 30, 2005, shall expire on thatdate. The terms of office of persons appointed by the Governor as members ofthe Commission shall be for four years or until their successors are appointedand qualify. Any appointment to fill a vacancy on the Commission created by theresignation, removal, death or disability of a member shall be for the balanceof the unexpired term only.

The Governor shall have theauthority to remove any member of the Commission from office for misfeasance,malfeasance or nonfeasance, pursuant to the provisions of G.S. 143B‑13.The Governor shall designate a member of the Commission to serve as chair ofthe Commission at the pleasure of the Governor.

The granting, denying,revoking, or rescinding of parole, the authorization of work‑releaseprivileges to a prisoner, or any other matters of business coming before theCommission for consideration and action shall be decided by majority vote ofthe full Commission.

The members of the Commissionshall receive the salary fixed by the General Assembly in the CurrentOperations Appropriations Act and shall receive necessary travel andsubsistence expenses in accordance with the provisions of G.S. 138‑6.Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the half‑time members of theCommission shall not be subject to the provisions of G.S. 135‑3(8)(c).

All clerical and otherservices required by the Commission shall be supplied by the Secretary ofCorrection. (1973,c. 1262, s. 9; 1977, c. 704, s. 1; 1979, c. 2; 1983, c. 709, s. 3; c. 717, s.80; 1983 (Reg. Sess., 1984), c. 1034, s. 164; 1993, c. 337, s. 1; c. 538, s.43; 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 14, s. 63; c. 24, s. 14(b); 1999‑237, s. 18.2;2005‑276, s. 17.25(a); 2006‑264, s. 89(a).)