Missouri Pardon and Parole Laws


Missouri laws relating to pardon and parole can be found in § 217.800 R.S.Mo.  Pursuant to § 217.800 R.S.Mo, in all cases in which the governor is authorized by the constitution to grant pardons, s/he may grant the same, with such conditions and under such restrictions as s/he may think proper.  All applications for pardon, commutation of sentence, or reprieve must be referred to the board for investigation.  The board must investigate each such case and submit to the governor a report of its investigation, with all other information the board may have relating to the applicant together with any recommendations the board deems proper to make.  The department of corrections must notify the central repository of any action of the governor granting a pardon, commutation of sentence, or reprieve.

Missouri Pardon and Parole Laws