If at any time during the state of emergency the population of the
prison system is reduced to ninety-five percent (95%) or less of the
capacity, the Department of Corrections shall certify that fact to the
Governor and request the Governor to rescind the state of emergency.
If the Governor finds that within fifteen (15) calendar days of the
Department's request that the emergency no longer exists, he shall
declare the prison overcrowding state of emergency ended within that
If a state of emergency has been declared by the Governor, pursuant to
Section 572 of this title, the Governor shall not declare another
state of emergency until the existing state of emergency has been
rescinded pursuant to this section. Thereafter, if the prison
population exceeds ninety-five percent (95%) of capacity, a subsequent
state of emergency shall be declared if the conditions required by
Section 572 of this title exist.