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Texas Government Code - Section 508.145. Eligibility For Release On Parole; Computation Of Parole Eligibility Date

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§ 508.145. ELIGIBILITY FOR RELEASE ON PAROLE; COMPUTATION OF PAROLE ELIGIBILITY DATE. (a) An inmate under sentence of death or serving a sentence of life imprisonment without parole is not eligible for release on parole. (b) Repealed by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 787, § 12. (c) An inmate serving a sentence under Section 12.42(c)(2), Penal Code, is not eligible for release on parole until the actual calendar time the inmate has served, without consideration of good conduct time, equals 35 calendar years. (d) An inmate serving a sentence for an offense described by Section 3g(a)(1)(A), (C), (D), (E), (F), (G), or (H), Article 42.12, Code of Criminal Procedure, or for an offense for which the judgment contains an affirmative finding under Section 3g(a)(2) of that article, is not eligible for release on parole until the inmate's actual calendar time served, without consideration of good conduct time, equals one-half of the sentence or 30 calendar years, whichever is less, but in no event is the inmate eligible for release on parole in less than two calendar years. (e) An inmate serving a sentence for which the punishment is increased under Section 481.134, Health and Safety Code, is not eligible for release on parole until the inmate's actual calendar time served, without consideration of good conduct time, equals five years or the term to which the inmate was sentenced, whichever is less. (f) Except as provided by Section 508.146, any other inmate is eligible for release on parole when the inmate's actual calendar time served plus good conduct time equals one-fourth of the sentence imposed or 15 years, whichever is less. Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 165, § 12.01, eff. Sept. 1, 1997. Amended by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 62, § 10.21, eff. Sept. 1, 1999; Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 787, § 4, 12, eff. Sept. 1, 2005.

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