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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 28 : Public Institutions and Corrections

Chapter 007 : Parole

Subchapter 002 : Parole Board

(Cite as: 28 V.S.A. § 456)
  • § 456. Parole Board independence

    (a) The Parole Board shall be an independent and impartial body.

    (b) In a pending parole revocation hearing, the Parole Board shall not be counseled by:

    (1) Assistant Attorneys General; and

    (2) any attorney employed by the Department of Corrections.

    (c) If any attorney employed by the Department of Corrections or an Assistant Attorney General or the direct supervisor of an Assistant Attorney General who represents the Department of Corrections in parole revocation hearings provides training to the Parole Board members on the subject of parole revocation hearings, the Defender General shall be notified prior to the training and given the opportunity to participate. (Added 2015, No. 137 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. May 25, 2016.)