[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 125, 112th Congress, 1st Session]
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Public Law 112-44
112th Congress

An Act

 
To provide for the continued performance of the functions of the United
States Parole Commission, and for other purposes. <>

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, <>
SECTION 1. <>  SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``United States Parole Commission
Extension Act of 2011''.
SEC. 2. <> 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 ``24 years''
or ``24-year period'' shall be deemed a reference to ``26 years'' or
``26-year period'', respectively.
SEC. 3. PAROLE COMMISSION 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 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, for fiscal years 2006 through 2011.
(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 for
fiscal years 2006 through 2011.
(3) The number of hearings conducted by the Commission by
type of hearing in each type of case over which the Commission
has jurisdiction for fiscal years 2006 through 2011.
(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 for fiscal years 2006 through 2011.
(5) The number of warrants issued and executed compared to
the number requested in each type of case over which the
Commission has jurisdiction for fiscal years 2006 through 2011.
(6) The number of revocation determinations by the
Commission in each type of case over which the Commission has
jurisdiction for fiscal years 2006 through 2011.

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(7) The distribution of initial offenses, including violent
offenses, for offenders in each type of case over which the
Commission has jurisdiction for fiscal years 2006 through 2011.
(8) The distribution of subsequent offenses, including
violent offenses, for offenders in each type of case over which
the Commission has jurisdiction for fiscal years 2006 through
2011.
(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 for fiscal years 2006
through 2011.
(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 for fiscal years 2006 through 2011.
(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 for fiscal years 2006 through 2011.
(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 for
fiscal years 2006 through 2011.
(14) The projected number of Federal offenders that will be
under the Commission's jurisdiction as of October 31, 2014.
(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 for
fiscal years 2006 through 2011.

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(17) The annual expenditures of the Commission, including
travel expenses and the annual salaries of the members and staff
of the Commission, for fiscal years 2006 through 2011.

Approved October 21, 2011.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 2944:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 157 (2011):
Sept. 20, considered and passed House.
Oct. 6, considered and passed Senate, amended.
Oct. 12, House concurred in Senate amendment.