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  217.650.  Definitions. — As used in sections 217.650 to 217.810, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, the following terms mean:

  (1)  "Board", the state board of probation and parole;

  (2)  "Chairman", chairman of the board of probation and parole;

  (3)  "Diversionary program", a* program designed to utilize alternatives to incarceration undertaken under the supervision of the board after commitment of an offense and prior to arraignment;

  (4)  "Parole", the release of an offender to the community by the court or the state board of probation and parole prior to the expiration of his term, subject to conditions imposed by the court or the board and to its supervision;

  (5)  "Prerelease program", a* program relating to an offender's preparation for, or orientation to, supervision by the board immediately prior to or immediately after assignment of the offender to the board for supervision;

  (6)  "Pretrial program", a* program relating to the investigation or supervision of persons referred or assigned to the board prior to their conviction;

  (7)  "Probation", a procedure under which a defendant found guilty of a crime upon verdict or plea is released by the court without imprisonment, subject to conditions imposed by the court and subject to the supervision of the board;

  (8)  "Recognizance program", a* program relating to the release of an individual from detention who is under arrest for an offense for which he may be released as provided in section 544.455.


(L. 1982 H.B. 1196 § 115, A.L. 1989 H.B. 408)

*Word "a" does not appear in original rolls.

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