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

(3) Victim makes a written request that the parole hearing be open to the public.

B. Predetermined parole release under COMAR 12.08.01.20, including Mutual Agreement Program parole releases from the Herman L. Toulson Correctional Boot Camp, are not subject to the public hearing process established by this chapter.

C. All other regulations pertaining to the conduct of parole release hearings under this subtitle apply to open parole release hearings.