(1) The board shall cause to be prepared criteria for duration of confinement, release
on parole, and length of parole for persons committed to prison for crimes committed
before July 1, 1984.
The proposed criteria should take into consideration RCW 9.95.009(2). Before submission to the governor, the board shall solicit comments and review on
their proposed criteria for parole release.
(2) Persons committed to the department of corrections and who are under the authority
of the board for crimes committed on or after September 1, 2001, are subject to the
provisions for duration of confinement, release to community custody, and length of
community custody established in RCW 9.94A.507, 9.94A.704, 72.09.335, and 9.95.420 through 9.95.440.
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