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MERIT TIME ELIGIBILITY DATE

Data Element: MERIT TIME ELIGIBILITY DATE
Definition: The date on which an individual is eligible to be released to parole supervision pursuant to New York State Correction Law, Section 803(1)(d).
Standard of Verification: State Department of Correctional Services time computation rules.
Data Type: N
Field Size: 8
Field Format: 4N - YYYY
2N - MM
2N - DD
Originating Teams: Corrections
User Teams: Corrections
Tables / Codes: None
Comments: The Merit Time Program provides for a potential release to parole supervision prior to the Parole Eligibility Date based upon such factors as crime of commitment, prior parole history and program participation while in State prison.
Page Info: DATE STANDARD ESTABLISHED: 8/99