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12.08.02.00.htm 12.08.02.00. Title 12 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONAL SERVICES Subtitle 08 PAROLE COMMISSION Chapter 02 Open Parole Release Hearings Authority: Correctional Services Article, §7-207, Annotated Code of Maryland
12.08.02.01.htm 12.08.02.01. 01 Scope.. A. These regulations only apply to parole release hearings for parole-eligible inmates when the:. 1) Inmate is incarcerated for a violent crime as defined by Correctional Services Article, §7-101, Annotated Code of Maryland;2) Victim of the violent crime makes a written request to the Parole Commission for notification of parole hearings, in accordance with Correctional Services Article, §7-801, Annotated Code of Maryland; and
12.08.02.02.htm 12.08.02.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Chairman" means the Chairman of the Maryland Parole Commission or a designee.. 2) "Commission" means the Maryland Parole Commission.. 3) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Correction or a designee.. 4) "Designated family member" means a relative of a deceased victim who has been designated by the other relatives of the victim to act on their behal
12.08.02.03.htm 12.08.02.03. 03 Requesting an Open Parole Release Hearing.. A. Inmates under the Jurisdiction of the Division of Correction.. 1) An inmate serving a term of confinement that includes a parole-eligible violent offense or offenses shall be scheduled for a tentative parole release hearing date.2) A victim who requests notification of the scheduling of a parole release hearing under Correctional Services Article, §7-801, Annotated Code of Maryland, or a victim of child abuse who otherwise re
12.08.02.04.htm 12.08.02.04. 04 Scheduling an Open Parole Release Hearing.. A. Inmates under the Jurisdiction of the Division of Correction.. 1) Hearing Sites.. a) An open parole release hearing shall be held at a regional open hearing center designated by the Commissioner.b) The regional open hearing centers will serve the Division of Correction facilities and institutional complexes located in the various geographical regions of the State.c) There may be more than one regional open hearin
12.08.02.05.htm 12.08.02.05. 05 Attendance at an Open Parole Release Hearing.. A. Victim Attendance.. 1) The victim and the victim's companion have the right to attend an open parole release hearing and shall be admitted before a member of the general public.2) A victim shall provide the name, date of birth, address, and telephone number of the victim's companion when the written request for the open parole release hearing is made to the Commission.3) A victim under 18 years old has the right to at
12.08.02.06.htm 12.08.02.06. 06 Application by the General Public to Attend an Open Parole Release Hearing.. A. The Commission shall have published in the Maryland Register a notice of the date, time, and location of open parole release hearings.B. A member of the general public interested in attending an open parole release hearing shall apply to the Commission in writing at least 60 days before the open parole release hearing date. The written application to attend shall include:
12.08.02.07.htm 12.08.02.07. 07 Admission to an Open Parole Release Hearing.. A. On the date of the open parole release hearing, the victim, the victim's companion, and preapproved members of the general public shall arrive at the designated regional open hearing center, or local jail or detention center, sufficiently in advance of the time set for the open parole release hearing to complete the required security procedures.B. The victim, the victim's companion, and preapproved members of the gener
12.08.02.08.htm 12.08.02.08. 08 Notification to Inmate.. A. A parole-eligible inmate who is incarcerated for a violent crime may be subject to an open parole release hearing if the victim of the crime for which the inmate is being heard for parole complies with Regulation .03 of this chapter.B. Upon the Commission's determination that the inmate's parole release hearing will be open to the general public, the inmate shall be notified of the open parole release hearing in writing at least
12.08.02.09.htm 12.08.02.09. 09 Postponement of an Open Parole Release Hearing by the Commission.. A. The Commission may postpone, suspend, or cancel an open parole release hearing because of unforeseen or emergency circumstances, including, but not limited to:1) Sudden illness of the hearing official;. 2) Impassable roads;. 3) Mechanical failure of vehicles; and. 4) Riot or other disturbance within the institution.. B. The victim, the victim's companion, preapproved members of the general p
12.08.02.10.htm 12.08.02.10. 10 Conduct of the Open Parole Release Hearing.. A. An open parole release hearing session shall commence promptly at 9:30 a.m. unless another time has been set.B. Conduct When Cases Are Called.. 1) Cases shall be called in the order docketed by the Commission, subject to the availability of the inmate and the security requirements of the institution, but the order may be changed at any time by the Commission.2) When the case is called, the victim, the victim's companion, and preappr
12.08.02.11.htm 12.08.02.11. 11 Notification of an Open Parole Release Hearing Decision.. A. The vote of each member of the Commission on a formal action pertaining to an open parole release hearing, including an action to close or restrict access to the hearing, shall be made available to the general public if:1) An interested person submits to the Commission the request in writing; and. 2) The written request contains the inmate's name, place of confinement, institutional identificatio
12.08.02.12.htm 12.08.02.12. 12 Video Conferencing.. Nothing in this chapter shall prevent the Commission from adopting procedures for the conduct of open parole release hearings over closed-circuit television or other suitable electronic media.
12.08.02.9999.htm 12.08.02. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01-12 adopted as an emergency provision effective November 18, 1994 (21:25 Md. R. 2094) adopted permanently effective April 24, 1995 (22:8 Md. R. 596)
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