296-30-120 - May the department waive, modify or adjust the debt owed by a convicted offender?

296-30-120. May the department waive, modify or adjust the debt owed by a convicted offender?

Yes, the department may consider the following issues in the decision. The list is not inclusive.

(1) Justice:

(a) Gravity of the criminal offense;

(b) History of criminal convictions;

(c) Type of crime;

(d) Circumstances surrounding the criminal act;

(e) Sentence imposed by the court.

(2) Well-being of the victim:

(a) Extent of injury to victim;

(b) Safety of victim;

(c) Dependency of the victim on the offender;

(d) Recovery of victim.

(3) Rehabilitation of the individual:

(a) Attempts at rehabilitation;

(b) Employment status;

(c) Ability to pay.

Statutory Authority: RCW 7.68.030, 7.68.120. 00-03-056, § 296-30-120, filed 1/14/00, effective 2/14/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 51.36.010, 7.68.030, 51.04.020(1) and (4), 51.04.030, 7.68.080 and 7.68.120. 97-02-090, § 296-30-120, filed 12/31/96, effective 1/31/97. Statutory Authority: Chapter 7.68 RCW. 86-01-028 (Order 85-37), § 296-30-120, filed 12/11/85.

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