921.21 Progress reports to Parole Commission.—From time to time the Department of Corrections shall submit to the Parole Commission progress reports and recommendations regarding prisoners sentenced under s. 921.18. When the classification board of the Department of Corrections determines that justice and the public welfare will best be served by paroling or discharging a prisoner, it shall transmit its finding to the Parole Commission. The commission shall have the authority to place the prisoner on parole as provided by law or give the prisoner a full discharge from custody. The period of a parole granted by the Parole Commission shall be in its discretion, but the parole period shall not exceed the maximum term for which the prisoner was sentenced.
History.—s. 5, ch. 57-366; s. 18, ch. 61-530; s. 128, ch. 70-339; s. 1, ch. 70-441; s. 28, ch. 79-3; s. 45, ch. 88-122; s. 1547, ch. 97-102.