1. For the purposes of this section, “preliminary violation hearing” means a hearing to determine whether there are reasonable grounds to believe that a person released on parole has violated the conditions of his parole.

Terms Used In N.Y. Executive Law 259-O

2. Whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a person released on parole in another state but under the parole supervision of this state pursuant to section two hundred fifty-nine-m of this article has violated the conditions thereof, a member or designee of the board of parole, upon request of the sending state, may conduct a preliminary violation hearing unless such hearing is waived by the parolee.

3. Whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a person released on parole in this state but under the parole supervision of another state pursuant to section two hundred fifty-nine-m of this article has violated the conditions thereof, any person duly authorized in such other state to conduct preliminary violation hearings, upon request of the chairman of the board of parole, may conduct such hearing, unless such hearing is waived by the parolee. The preliminary violation hearing and the determinations made thereat shall have the same force and effect as preliminary violation hearing conducted in this state by the board of parole or a member, hearing officer or panel thereof.

4. Whenever a preliminary violation hearing is conducted in another state pursuant to this section, the alleged violator must be afforded a final hearing within ninety days from the date of his return to this state.