Section 304.06 (1) (e): The parole commission shall permit any office or person under par. (c) 1. to 3. to provide written statements. The parole commission shall give consideration to any written statements provided by any such office or person and received on or before the date specified in the notice. This paragraph does not limit the authority of the parole commission to consider other statements or information that it receives in a timely fashion. Section 304.06 (1) (em): The parole commission shall promulgate rules that provide a procedure to allow any person who is a victim, or a family member of a victim, of a crime specified in s. 940.01, 940.03, 940.05, 940.225 (1), (2), or (3), 948.02 (1) or (2), 948.025, 948.06, or 948.07 to have direct input in the decision-making process for parole.
4. ESTIMATE OF AMOUNT OF TIME THAT STATE EMPLOYEES WILL SPEND DEVELOPING THE RULE AND OTHER RESOURCES NECESSARY TO DEVELOP THE RULE.
Department staff will devote approximately 200 hours promulgating the rule. This includes time required for investigation and analysis, rule drafting, and preparing related documents. The department anticipates that it will use existing staff to develop this rule.
5. LIST WITH DESCRIPTION OF ALL ENTITIES THAT MAY BE AFFECTED BY THE PROPOSED RULE.
Rule revisions will primarily affect Wisconsin inmates, victims, courts, attorneys, the public, and department staff.
6. SUMMARY AND PRELIMINARY COMPARISON WITH ANY EXISTING OR PROPOSED FEDERAL REGULATION THAT IS INTENDED TO ADDRESS THE ACTIVITIES TO BE REGULATED BY THE PROPOSED RULE.
There are no federal regulations which address the issue of parole grants for Wisconsin inmates.
7. ANTICIPATED ECONOMIC IMPACT OF IMPLEMENTING THE RULE. NOTE IF THE RULE IS LIKELY TO HAVE AN ECONOMIC IMPACT ON SMALL BUSINESSES.
The commission anticipates that the proposed rule will have minimal to no economic impact statewide or locally.
AGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION:
Contact Person: John Tate II, Chairperson
Wisconsin Parole Commission
Mailing Address: Parole Commission
P.O. Box 7960
Madison, WI 53707-7925
Phone: (608) 240-7280