§ 24–408. Prisoners who may be paroled.
(a) The power of the Board of Parole shall extend to all prisoners whose sentences exceed 180 days regardless of the nature of the offense; provided, that in the case of a prisoner convicted of an offense other than a felony, including violations of municipal regulations and ordinances and Acts of Congress in the nature of municipal regulations and ordinances, the prisoner may not be paroled until he has served one-third of the sentence imposed, and in the case of 2 or more sentences for other than a felony, no parole may be granted until after the prisoner has served one-third of the aggregate sentences imposed.
(a-1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, subsection (a) of this section shall not apply to any offense committed on or after August 5, 2000.
(b) A person convicted of a crime of violence as defined by § 22-4501, shall not be paroled prior to serving 85% of the minimum sentence imposed; provided, that any mandatory minimum sentence shall be served in its entirety.