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A commutation is a change of a punishment to one that is less severe to remedy an excessive sentence, such as from a 50 year sentence to a 25 year sentence. The purpose of a commutation is to address a penalty that now appears excessive The Governor can recommend the Pardon and Parole Board consider a commutation at any time. It should be noted that a Commutation is a rare, separate, and distinct process from a parole or a pardon.
Currently, the Pardon and Parole Board is undergoing Administrative Rule Making regarding the eligibility, rules, and procedures for commutation.
At this time, click on the following link to make application to apply for commutation: