STATE PRISON AND COUNTY JAILS
STATE BOARD OF CORRECTION
20-201A. Board created — Appointment — Nonpartisan — Terms — Vacancies — Delegation of authority. (1) There is hereby created a nonpartisan board of three (3) members to be known as the state board of correction, referred to in this chapter as the board, appointed by the governor to exercise the duties imposed by law. The board shall be the constitutional board of correction prescribed by section 5, article X, of the constitution of the state of Idaho. Not more than two (2) members shall belong to the same political party. Any person appointed a member of the board shall hold office for six (6) years. Vacancies in the membership of the board shall be filled in the same manner in which the original appointments are made.
(2) The board may transfer to the commission of pardons and parole any and all authority and power as it deems necessary to fulfill the duties, responsibilities and intent of this chapter and the other duties imposed upon it by law.
[(20-201A), added 1969, ch. 97, sec. 2, p. 329; am. 1974, ch. 6, sec. 1, p. 28; am. and redesig. 1999, ch. 311, sec. 5, p. 777.]