2967.122 Notice to sheriff of felony offender release from prison.

(A) Except as provided in division (B) of this section, at least two weeks before any offender who is serving a sentence for a felony is released from confinement in any state correctional institution, the adult parole authority shall provide notice of the release to the sheriff of the county in which the offender was convicted and to the sheriff of the county in which the offender will reside. Notice required by this section may be contained in a weekly list of all offenders who are scheduled for release.

(B)

(1) At least sixty days before the adult parole authority recommends a pardon or commutation of sentence for an offender or at least sixty days prior to a hearing before the adult parole authority regarding a grant of parole to an offender, the adult parole authority shall provide notice to the sheriff of the county in which the offender was convicted and the county in which the offender will reside.

(2) At least sixty days before an offender is transferred to transitional control under section 2967.26 of the Revised Code, the adult parole authority shall provide notice of the pendency of the transfer to the sheriff of the county in which the offender was convicted and the county in which the offender will reside.

(C) The notice required by divisions (A) and (B) of this section shall contain all of the following:

(1) The name of the offender being released;

(2) The date of the offender's release;

(3) The offense for the violation of which the offender was convicted and incarcerated;

(4) The date of the offender's conviction pursuant to which the offender was incarcerated;

(5) The sentence imposed for that conviction;

(6) The length of any supervision that the offender will be under;

(7) The name, business address, and business phone number of the offender's supervising officer, if the offender is to be supervised upon release;

(8) The address at which the convict will reside.

(D) This section does not apply to the release from confinement of an offender if, upon admission to the state correctional institution, the offender has less than fourteen days to serve on the sentence.

Cite as R.C. § 2967.122

Added by 132nd General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 49, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2017.