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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_147 > GS_147-16

§ 147‑16.  Records kept;certain original applications preserved; notice of commutations.

(a)        The Governor shallcause to be kept the following records:

(1)        A register of allapplications for pardon, or for commutation of any sentence, with a list of theofficial signatures and recommendations in favor of such application.

(2)        An account of allhis official expenses and disbursements, including the incidental expenses ofhis department, and the rewards offered by him for the apprehension ofcriminals.

These records and theoriginals of all applications, petitions, and recommendations and reportstherein mentioned shall be preserved in the office of the Governor, but whenapplications for offices are refused he may, in his discretion, return thepapers referring to the application.

(b)        The Governor shall,unless otherwise requested by any person listed in subdivisions (1) through (4)of this subsection, provide notice of the commutation of any sentence within 20days after the commutation by first‑class mail to the following at thelast known address:

(1)        The victim orvictims of the crime for which the sentence was imposed;

(2)        The victims' spouse,children, and parents;

(3)        Any other members ofthe victims' family who request in writing to be notified; and

(4)        The Chairs of theJoint Legislative Corrections, Crime Control, and Juvenile Justice OversightCommittee. (1868‑9,c. 270, ss. 29, 30; 1870‑1, c. 111; Code, ss. 3322, 3323; Rev., s. 5331;C.S., s. 7639; 1983, c. 913, s. 47; 1995, c. 507, s. 19.3(a); 1997‑443,s. 21.4(b); 2001‑138, s. 2.)

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_147 > GS_147-16

§ 147‑16.  Records kept;certain original applications preserved; notice of commutations.

(a)        The Governor shallcause to be kept the following records:

(1)        A register of allapplications for pardon, or for commutation of any sentence, with a list of theofficial signatures and recommendations in favor of such application.

(2)        An account of allhis official expenses and disbursements, including the incidental expenses ofhis department, and the rewards offered by him for the apprehension ofcriminals.

These records and theoriginals of all applications, petitions, and recommendations and reportstherein mentioned shall be preserved in the office of the Governor, but whenapplications for offices are refused he may, in his discretion, return thepapers referring to the application.

(b)        The Governor shall,unless otherwise requested by any person listed in subdivisions (1) through (4)of this subsection, provide notice of the commutation of any sentence within 20days after the commutation by first‑class mail to the following at thelast known address:

(1)        The victim orvictims of the crime for which the sentence was imposed;

(2)        The victims' spouse,children, and parents;

(3)        Any other members ofthe victims' family who request in writing to be notified; and

(4)        The Chairs of theJoint Legislative Corrections, Crime Control, and Juvenile Justice OversightCommittee. (1868‑9,c. 270, ss. 29, 30; 1870‑1, c. 111; Code, ss. 3322, 3323; Rev., s. 5331;C.S., s. 7639; 1983, c. 913, s. 47; 1995, c. 507, s. 19.3(a); 1997‑443,s. 21.4(b); 2001‑138, s. 2.)


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_147 > GS_147-16

§ 147‑16.  Records kept;certain original applications preserved; notice of commutations.

(a)        The Governor shallcause to be kept the following records:

(1)        A register of allapplications for pardon, or for commutation of any sentence, with a list of theofficial signatures and recommendations in favor of such application.

(2)        An account of allhis official expenses and disbursements, including the incidental expenses ofhis department, and the rewards offered by him for the apprehension ofcriminals.

These records and theoriginals of all applications, petitions, and recommendations and reportstherein mentioned shall be preserved in the office of the Governor, but whenapplications for offices are refused he may, in his discretion, return thepapers referring to the application.

(b)        The Governor shall,unless otherwise requested by any person listed in subdivisions (1) through (4)of this subsection, provide notice of the commutation of any sentence within 20days after the commutation by first‑class mail to the following at thelast known address:

(1)        The victim orvictims of the crime for which the sentence was imposed;

(2)        The victims' spouse,children, and parents;

(3)        Any other members ofthe victims' family who request in writing to be notified; and

(4)        The Chairs of theJoint Legislative Corrections, Crime Control, and Juvenile Justice OversightCommittee. (1868‑9,c. 270, ss. 29, 30; 1870‑1, c. 111; Code, ss. 3322, 3323; Rev., s. 5331;C.S., s. 7639; 1983, c. 913, s. 47; 1995, c. 507, s. 19.3(a); 1997‑443,s. 21.4(b); 2001‑138, s. 2.)

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