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What are you on parole for? What was the sentence you were given
possession of a controlled substance. sentenced to 3 years.
Thank you for that information. You should be released 30 days after you have been on parole for one year. So that would be on or about May of this year. If you have not been formally released, you may contact the Parole Boardd and inquire about it
Here is the section of the CA Penal Code 3001 that would apply
3001. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, when anyperson referred to in paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Section3000 who was not imprisoned for committing a violent felony, asdefined in subdivision (c) of Section 667.5, has been released onparole from the state prison, and has been on parole continuously forone year since release from confinement, within 30 days, that personshall be discharged from parole, unless the Department ofCorrections recommends to the Board of Prison Terms that the personbe retained on parole and the board, for good cause, determines thatthe person will be retained. Notwithstanding any other provision oflaw, when any person referred to in paragraph (1) of subdivision (b)of Section 3000 who was imprisoned for committing a violent felony,as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 667.5, has been released onparole from the state prison for a period not exceeding three yearsand has been on parole continuously for two years since release fromconfinement, or has been released on parole from the state prison fora period not exceeding five years and has been on parolecontinuously for three years since release from confinement, thedepartment shall discharge, within 30 days, that person from parole,unless the department recommends to the board that the person beretained on parole and the board, for good cause, determines that theperson will be retained. The board shall make a written record ofits determination and the department shall transmit a copy thereof tothe parolee.
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