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TEXAS BOARD OF PARDONS AND PAROLES

PAROLE REVOCATION PROCESS

UNDER WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES IS A HEARING REOPENED?

When an offender receives notice that the parole panel’s decision is revocation, they will have 60 days from the date of the decision to request that the hearing be reopened. Such a request will be granted under the following circumstances and/or on the following grounds:

Upon receiving a request for reopening, a parole panel will either:

  1. Grant the motion and order the hearing reopened for a stated, specific, and limited purpose;
  2. Deny the motion; or
  3. Reverse the previous revocation decision.

Requests for reopening should be directed in writing to the following address:

Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles
General Gounsel
8610 Shoal Creek Blvd.
Austin, Texas, 78757

 

Updated 01/22/2019

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