- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 33. Probation, Prisons, and Prisoners
- Chapter 16. Parole Administration
- Section 900. Definitions.
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AS 33.16.900. Definitions.
In this chapter
- (1) "board" means the board of parole;
- (2) "commissioner" means the commissioner of corrections;
- (3) "controlled substance" means a drug, substance, or immediate precursor included in the schedules set out in AS 11.71.140
- (4) "crime against a person" has the meaning given in AS 33.30.901
- (5) "crime involving domestic violence" and "domestic violence" have the meanings given in AS 18.66.990
- (6) "department" means the Department of Corrections;
- (7) "discretionary parole" means the release of a prisoner by the board before the expiration of a term, subject to
conditions imposed by the board and subject to its custody and jurisdiction; "discretionary parole" does not include
"special medical parole";
- (8) "mandatory parole" means the release of a prisoner who was sentenced to one or more terms of imprisonment of two years
or more, for the period of good time credited under AS 33.20,
subject to conditions imposed by the board and subject to its custody and jurisdiction;
- (9) "parolee" means a prisoner, sentenced to one or more terms of imprisonment exceeding 180 days in the case of
discretionary parole and of two years or more in the case of mandatory parole, released by the board or by operation of
law before the expiration of the term, subject to the custody and jurisdiction of the board;
- (10) "prisoner" means an offender confined for a violation of state law, but does not include a person confined under AS 47;
- (11) "severely medically or cognitively disabled" means that a person has a medical condition, or a cognitive condition,
that substantially reduces the ability to commit an offense similar to the offense for which the person was convicted
or to commit an offense in violation of AS 11.41 that is
punishable as a felony, and the person is likely to
- (A) remain subject to the severe medical or cognitive condition throughout the entire period of parole; or
- (B) die from the medical or cognitive condition;
- (12) "special medical parole" means the release by the board before the expiration of a term, subject to conditions imposed
by the board and subject to its custody and jurisdiction, of a prisoner who is severely medically or cognitively
- (13) "victim" has the meaning given in AS 12.55.185
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