|SB 5819 - DIGEST|
|(SEE ALSO PROPOSED 1ST SUB)|
Transfers the indeterminate sentence review board within the department of corrections to the office of the governor and renames it as the post-conviction review board (the board).
Authorizes the board to hear petitions and make determinations regarding the early release of persons who have served at least fifteen consecutive years of total confinement and have not committed a disqualifying offense.
Adds members to the board and requires members to meet minimum qualifications.