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BOARD OF PARDONS PRESS RELEASES & UPDATES

Thursday, March 21st 2019:  New - Board of Pardons Process Flowcharts for public and incarcerated cases are now available. For more information on the pardon process, please visit our process page.

Tuesday, March 18th 2019:  Now Available - We are excited to announce that our Application Packets are now available for anyone seeking Clemency in The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The packets include information on the Commutation Process, filing instructions, factors sheet, the application, and additional supplemental pages. You can download our free Application packets here.
 
Monday, March 17th 2019:  Effective Today - The regulation-mandated fee for pardon applications has been eliminated and will be available at no cost for those who initiate the application starting today.

Friday, March 15th 2019:  Important Press Release - Lt. Gov. John Fetterman's pardons-related fee reform unanimously approved. Read the press release here.

Board Meeting Dates

Board Meeting Dates
  • Upcoming Merit Review:
     
    3:00 p.m. session will be held in Senate Hearing Room 8A East Wing, Capitol Building on May 2, 2019.
     
    Upcoming Public Hearings:
     9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. sessions will be held in the Supreme Courtroom, Main Capitol Building on
    Wednesday, May 29, 2019 and Thursday, May 30, 2019.