As used in this Act:
     (a) “Applicant” means an inmate who is being considered for parole by the Prisoner Review Board.
     (a-1) “Aftercare releasee” means a person released from the Department of Juvenile Justice on aftercare release subject to aftercare revocation proceedings.
     (b) “Board” means the Prisoner Review Board as established in Section 3-3-1 of the Unified Code of Corrections.
     (c) “Parolee” means a person subject to parole revocation proceedings.
     (d) “Parole hearing” means the formal hearing and determination of an inmate being considered for release from incarceration on parole.
     (e) “Parole, aftercare release, or mandatory supervised release revocation hearing” means the formal hearing and determination of allegations that a parolee, aftercare releasee, or mandatory supervised releasee has violated the conditions of his or her release.
     (f) “Victim” means a victim or witness of a violent crime as defined in subsection (a) of Section 3 of the Bill of Rights for Victims and Witnesses of Violent Crime Act, or any person legally related to the victim by blood, marriage, adoption, or guardianship, or any friend of the victim, or any concerned citizen.
     (g) “Violent crime” means a crime defined in subsection (c) of Section 3 of the Bill of Rights for Victims and Witnesses of Violent Crime Act.