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Board of Pardons 2022 Session Calendar

June 2022 Merit Review Session:

On Thursday, June 2, at 3:00 pm the Board of Pardons will vote to "merit review" 310 clemency cases (the vote whether to grant a public hearing) before adjourning. Please check our website at for more information. To listen in on the session please visit

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No information contained within above documents should be used in place of a criminal history background check, which can only be provided by the Pennsylvania State Police. Employers who do not comply with the provisions of the Criminal History Record Information Act (18 Pa.C.S. Section 9101 et seq.) may be subject to civil liability as set forth in 18 Pa.C.S. Section 9183.


Public Hearing
Virtual Sessions
Tuesday, August 2nd
Wednesday, August 3rd
Thursday, August 4th
Friday, August 5th

Merit Review
Virtual Session
Thursday, October 13th at 3:00 PM

Public Hearing
Virtual Sessions
Tuesday, December 13th
Wednesday, December 14th
Thursday, December 15th
Friday, December 16th

The Public Hearings & Merit Review Sessions are NOT held at the Board of Pardons office
Scheduled Merit Review Sessions and Public Hearings are subject to change as deemed necessary by the Board.