Clemency and Pardons Board

Receives petitions from individuals, organizations, and the Department of Corrections for review and commutation of sentences and pardoning of offenders and, in some instances, for the restoration of civil rights. The Board also makes recommendations to the Governor
Board Website
Policy AreaPublic Safety
Governor Appointments5
Total Board Positions5
Statutory AuthorityRCW 9.94A.880
Public Disclosure Required?No
Senate Confirmation Required?Yes
CompensationReimbursement for travel, lodging
Term Length (years)4
Statutory Term Limits
Member Requirements: None specified by law.