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AB-2293 Parole hearings: victim representation.(2011-2012)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 3043.1 of the Penal Code is amended to read:

3043.1.
 Notwithstanding any other law, a victim, his or her next of kin, or any immediate family member of the victim who appears at any hearing to review or consider the parole suitability of any inmate or the setting of a parole date for any prisoner  pursuant to Section 3043 shall be entitled to the attendance of one person of his or her own choosing at the hearing for support. The person so chosen shall not participate in the hearing nor make comments while in attendance.