28 CFR 0.176 - Congressional proceedings.

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§ 0.176 Congressional proceedings.
(a) A notice of an intention to request an order from a district court compelling testimony or the production of information in a congressional proceeding when submitted to the Attorney General by either House of Congress or a committee or a subcommittee of the Congress pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 6005 shall be referred to the Assistant Attorney General of the Division or the Administrator of the Administration having cognizance of the subject matter of the proceedings: Provided, however, That either the notice or a copy thereof shall in any event be referred to the Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Criminal Division.
(b) The Assistant Attorneys General and Deputy Assistant Attorneys General designated in § 0.175 (a) and (b) are authorized to exercise the power and authority vested in the Attorney General by 18 U.S.C. 6005 to apply to a district court of the United States to defer the issuance of an order compelling the testimony of a witness or the production of information in a proceeding before either House of Congress, or any committee or subcommittee of either House, or any joint committee of the two Houses.
[Order No. 445-70, 35 FR 19397, Dec. 23, 1970, as amended by Order No. 520-73, 38 FR 18381, July 10, 1973; Order No. 960-81, 46 FR 52353, Oct. 27, 1981; Order No. 1310-88, 54 FR 298, Jan. 5, 1989]

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  • 2014-03-04; vol. 79 # 42 - Tuesday, March 4, 2014
    1. 79 FR 12060 - Authorization To Seize Property Involved in Drug Offenses for Administrative Forfeiture (2012R-9P)
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      DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: This rule is effective March 4, 2014. Applicability Date: This delegation became operative on February 25, 2014, the date that it was issued by the Attorney General.
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Title 28 published on 2013-07-01

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  • 2014-03-10; vol. 79 # 46 - Monday, March 10, 2014
    1. 79 FR 13263 - Communication Management Units
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      DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, Bureau of Prisons
      Proposed rule; Notice to Reopen Comment Period.
      Written comments must be postmarked and electronic comments must be submitted on or before March 25, 2014. Comments received by mail will be considered timely if they are postmarked on or before that date. The electronic Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) will accept comments until Midnight Eastern Time at the end of that day.
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