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The 2022 Florida Statutes (including Special Session A)

Title XLVII
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND CORRECTIONS
Chapter 944
STATE CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM
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F.S. 944.70
944.70 Conditions for release from incarceration.
(1)(a) A person who is convicted of a crime committed on or after October 1, 1983, but before January 1, 1994, may be released from incarceration only:
1. Upon expiration of the person’s sentence;
2. Upon expiration of the person’s sentence as reduced by accumulated gain-time;
3. As directed by an executive order granting clemency;
4. Upon attaining the provisional release date;
5. Upon placement in a conditional release program pursuant to s. 947.1405; or
6. Upon the granting of control release pursuant to s. 947.146.
(b) A person who is convicted of a crime committed on or after January 1, 1994, may be released from incarceration only:
1. Upon expiration of the person’s sentence;
2. Upon expiration of the person’s sentence as reduced by accumulated meritorious or incentive gain-time;
3. As directed by an executive order granting clemency;
4. Upon placement in a conditional release program pursuant to s. 947.1405 or a conditional medical release program pursuant to s. 947.149; or
5. Upon the granting of control release, including emergency control release, pursuant to s. 947.146.
(2) A person who is convicted of a crime committed on or after December 1, 1990, and who receives a control release date may not refuse to accept the terms or conditions of control release.
History.s. 16, ch. 98-204.