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PART 3. OF IMPRISONMENT AND THE DEATH PENALTY [2000 - 10007]

  ( Part 3 repealed and added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 106. )

TITLE 6. REPRIEVES, PARDONS AND COMMUTATIONS [4800 - 4906]

  ( Title 6 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 106. )

CHAPTER 3. Duties of Supreme Court [4850 - 4852]
  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 106. )

4850.
  

An application that has not received a recommendation from the Board of Parole Hearings favorable to the applicant shall not be forwarded to the Clerk/Executive Officer of the Supreme Court, unless the Governor, notwithstanding the fact that the board has failed to make a recommendation favorable to the applicant, especially refers an application to the justices for their recommendation.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 36, Sec. 18. (AB 452) Effective January 1, 2018.)

4851.
  

In all cases where the Board of Parole Hearings has made a recommendation favorable to the applicant and in those cases referred by the Governor, notwithstanding an adverse recommendation, the application, together with all papers and documents relied upon in support of and in opposition to the application, including prison records and recommendation of the Board of Prison Terms, shall be forwarded to the Clerk/Executive Officer of the Supreme Court for consideration of the justices.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 36, Sec. 19. (AB 452) Effective January 1, 2018.)

4852.
  

If a majority of the justices recommend that clemency be granted, the Clerk/Executive Officer of the Supreme Court shall transmit the application, together with all papers and documents filed in the case, to the Governor; otherwise the documents shall remain in the files of the court.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 36, Sec. 20. (AB 452) Effective January 1, 2018.)

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