- EnactedOctober 31st, 2013The President signed this bill into law
- The senate Passed October 30th, 2013Passed by Voice Vote
- The house Passed October 14th, 2013Passed by Voice Vote
House Committee on the JudiciaryCrime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and InvestigationsIntroducedSeptember 26th, 2013
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United States Parole Commission Extension Act of 2013
To provide for the continued performance of the functions of the United States Parole Commission, and for other purposes.
United States Parole Commission Extension Act of 2013 - Extends the United States Parole Commission for five years. Directs the Commission, within 180 days after enactment of this Act, to report the following, for FY2012-FY2013, with regard to each type of case over which it has jurisdiction: (1) the number of offenders; (2) the number of hearings, record reviews, and National Appeals Board considerations conducted by the Commission; (3) the number of hearings conducted by the Commission by type of hearing; (4) the number of record reviews conducted by the Commission by type of consideration; (5) the number of warrants issued and executed compared to the number requested; (6) the number of revocation determinations by the Commission; (7) the distribution of initial offenses; (8) the distribution of subsequent offenses; (9) the percentage of offenders paroled or re-paroled compared with the percentage of offenders continued to expiration of sentence; (10) the percentage of cases in which the primary and secondary examiner disagreed on the appropriate disposition of the case, the release conditions to be imposed, or the reasons for the decision; (11) the percentage of revocation and non-revocation hearings in which the offender is accompanied by a representative; (12) the number of administrative appeals and the action of the National Appeals Board in relation to those appeals; and (13) the Commission's annual expenditures for offenders. Directs the Commission to report on: (1) the percentage of decisions within, above, or below its decision guidelines for federal initial hearings and federal and D.C. Code revocation hearings; (2) the projected number of federal offenders that will be under its jurisdiction as of October 31, 2018; (3) an estimate of the date on which no federal offenders will remain under its jurisdiction; and (4) its annual expenditures, including travel expenses and the annual salaries of its members and staff. Requires the Commission to make such reports for each of FY2014-FY2018 within 90 days after the end of the fiscal year. Directs the Commission, within 180 days after enactment of this Act, to report on: (1) the parole failure rate for the District of Columbia for the preceding fiscal year, (2) the factors that caused that rate, and (3) remedial measures that might be undertaken to reduce that rate.