Section 15-22-112

Published: 2015

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Section 15-22-112

Section 15-22-112Definitions.

The following words shall have the following meanings for the purposes of this article:

(1) BOARD. State Board of Pardons and Paroles.

(2) CANDIDATE. A person who is considered for a posthumous pardon.

(3) PETITION. A document signed by a petitioner requesting the posthumous pardon of a person.

(4) PETITIONER. A judge in the judicial circuit where the person was tried and convicted or the district attorney in the person's county of conviction.

(5) POSTHUMOUS PARDON. A pardon granted by the State Board of Pardons and Paroles to certain deceased felons.

(Act 2013-81, p. 180, §3.)