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          UNITED STATES PAROLE COMMISSION EXTENSION ACT OF 2013

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Public Law 113-47
113th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To provide for the continued performance of the functions of the United 
   States Parole Commission, and for other purposes. <<NOTE: Oct. 31, 
                         2013 -  [H.R. 3190]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: United States 
Parole Commission Extension Act of 2013. 18 USC 1 note.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``United States Parole Commission 
Extension Act of 2013''.
SEC. 2. <<NOTE: 18 USC 3551 note.>>  AMENDMENT OF SENTENCING 
                    REFORM ACT OF 1984.

    For purposes of section 235(b) of the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984 
(18 U.S.C. 3551 note; Public Law 98-473; 98 Stat. 2032), as such section 
relates to chapter 311 of title 18, United States Code, and the United 
States Parole Commission, each reference in such section to ``26 years'' 
or ``26-year period'' shall be deemed a reference to ``31 years'' or 
``31-year period'', respectively.
SEC. 3. PAROLE COMMISSION REPORT.

    (a) In General.--Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment 
of this Act, the United States Parole Commission shall report to the 
Committees on the Judiciary of the Senate and House of Representatives 
the following for fiscal years 2012 and 2013:
            (1) The number of offenders in each type of case over which 
        the Commission has jurisdiction, including the number of Sexual 
        or Violent Offender Registry offenders and Tier Levels 
        offenders.
            (2) The number of hearings, record reviews and National 
        Appeals Board considerations conducted by the Commission in each 
        type of case over which the Commission has jurisdiction.
            (3) The number of hearings conducted by the Commission by 
        type of hearing in each type of case over which the Commission 
        has jurisdiction.
            (4) The number of record reviews conducted by the Commission 
        by type of consideration in each type of case over which the 
        Commission has jurisdiction.
            (5) The number of warrants issued and executed compared to 
        the number requested in each type of case over which the 
        Commission has jurisdiction.
            (6) The number of revocation determinations by the 
        Commission in each type of case over which the Commission has 
        jurisdiction.
            (7) The distribution of initial offenses, including violent 
        offenses, for offenders in each type of case over which the 
        Commission has jurisdiction.

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            (8) The distribution of subsequent offenses, including 
        violent offenses, for offenders in each type of case over which 
        the Commission has jurisdiction.
            (9) The percentage of offenders paroled or re-paroled 
        compared with the percentage of offenders continued to 
        expiration of sentence (less any good time) in each type of case 
        over which the Commission has jurisdiction.
            (10) The percentage of cases (except probable cause hearings 
        and hearings in which a continuance was ordered) in which the 
        primary and secondary examiner disagreed on the appropriate 
        disposition of the case (the amount of time to be served before 
        release), the release conditions to be imposed, or the reasons 
        for the decision in each type of case over which the Commission 
        has jurisdiction.
            (11) The percentage of decisions within, above, or below the 
        Commission's decision guidelines for Federal initial hearings 
        (28 CFR 2.20) and Federal and D.C. Code revocation hearings (28 
        CFR 2.21).
            (12) The percentage of revocation and non-revocation 
        hearings in which the offender is accompanied by a 
        representative in each type of case over which the Commission 
        has jurisdiction.
            (13) The number of administrative appeals and the action of 
        the National Appeals Board in relation to those appeals in each 
        type of case over which the Commission has jurisdiction.
            (14) The projected number of Federal offenders that will be 
        under the Commission's jurisdiction as of October 31, 2018.
            (15) An estimate of the date on which no Federal offenders 
        will remain under the Commission's jurisdiction.
            (16) The Commission's annual expenditures for offenders in 
        each type of case over which the Commission has jurisdiction.
            (17) The annual expenditures of the Commission, including 
        travel expenses and the annual salaries of the members and staff 
        of the Commission.

    (b) Succeeding Fiscal Years.--For each of fiscal years 2014 through 
2018, not later than 90 days after the end of the fiscal year, the 
United States Parole Commission shall report to the Committees on the 
Judiciary of the Senate and House of Representatives the items in 
paragraphs (1) through (17) of subsection (a), for the fiscal year.
    (c) District of Columbia Parole Failure Rate Report.--Not later than 
180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the United States 
Parole Commission shall report to the Committees on the Judiciary of the 
Senate and House of Representatives the following:
            (1) The parole failure rate for the District of Columbia for 
        the last full fiscal year immediately preceding the date of the 
        report.
            (2) The factors that cause that parole failure rate.

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            (3) Remedial measures that might be undertaken to reduce 
        that parole failure rate.

    Approved October 31, 2013.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 3190:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 159 (2013):
            Oct. 14, considered and passed House.
            Oct. 30, considered and passed Senate.

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