Chapter 9.94A RCW
(1) The sentencing guidelines commission shall serve as the state council for interstate adult offender supervision as required under article IV of RCW 9.94A.745, the interstate compact for adult offender supervision. To assist the commission in performing its functions as the state council, the department of corrections shall provide staffing and support services. The commission may form a subcommittee, including members representing the legislative, judicial, and executive branches of state government, victims' groups, and the secretary of corrections, to perform the functions of the state council. Any such subcommittee shall include representation of both houses and at least two of the four largest political caucuses in the legislature.
(2) The commission, or a subcommittee if formed for that purpose, shall:
(a) Review department operations and procedures under RCW 9.94A.745, and recommend policies to the compact administrator, including policies to be pursued in the administrator's capacity as the state's representative on the interstate commission created under article III of RCW 9.94A.745;
(b) Report annually to the legislature on interstate supervision operations and procedures under RCW 9.94A.745, including recommendations for policy changes; and
(c) Not later than December 1, 2004, report to the legislature on the effectiveness of its functioning as the state council under article IV of RCW 9.94A.745, and recommend any legislation it deems appropriate.
(3) The commission, or a subcommittee if formed for that purpose, shall appoint one of its members, or an employee of the department designated by the secretary, to represent the state at meetings of the interstate commission created under article III of RCW 9.94A.745 when the compact administrator cannot attend.
[2001 c 35 § 3.]
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