5120:1-1-03 Minimum eligibility for release on parole.

(A) Except as provided in rule 5120:1-1-06 of the Administrative Code for shock parole, rule 5120:1-1-40 of the Administrative Code for parole of dying prisoners and section 2967.18 of the Revised Code for emergency paroles, no inmate serving an indefinite sentence shall be released on parole until he has served the minimum term reduced pursuant to rule 5120-2-04 of the Administrative Code for jail-time credit, diminished pursuant to rule 5120-2-05 of the Administrative Code for good behavior, and diminished pursuant to rule 5120-2-06 of the Administrative Code for productive program participation, and rule 5120-2-07 of the Administrative Code for maintaining minimum security, . Provided, Chapter 5120-2 of the Administrative Code shall not be applied in such a manner as to unconstitutionally extend the minimum period for eligibility for parole of any prisoner in contravention of any statutory provision which may have been in effect at the time the crime was committed.

(B) Except as provided in rule 5120:1-1-40 of the Administrative Code for parole of a dying prisoner, no inmate serving any sentence of life imprisonment shall be released on parole until he has served the number of years specified in rule 5120-2-10 of the Administrative Code reduced as provided in rule 5120-2-04 of the Administrative Code.

(C) Except as provided in rule 5120:1-1-06 of the Administrative Code for shock parole, rule 5120:1-1-40 of the Administrative Code for parole of dying prisoners and section 2967.18 of the Revised Code for emergency paroles, no inmate serving a definite sentence shall be released on parole.

Replaces:

5120:1-1-03

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/07/2010 and 01/07/2015
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 5120.01
Rule Amplifies: 2967.13
Prior Effective Dates: 11-12-75; 1-20-80; 10-11-82; 7-18-83 (Temp); 1-16-84; 11-30-87 (Emer.); 2-29-88; 4-1-05