28 CFR 571.53 - Determination of indigency by U.S. Magistrate

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§ 571.53 Determination of indigency by U.S. Magistrate—inmates in federal institutions.
(a) An inmate with a committed fine, or fine and costs who is imprisoned in a federal institution may make application for a determination of indigency directly to the U.S. Magistrate Judge in the district where the inmate is imprisoned under 18 U.S.C. 3569.
(b) After completion of the application, staff shall offer to forward the completed forms and any other applicable information the inmate chooses to the U.S. Magistrate Judge.
(c) If the U.S. Magistrate Judge finds that the inmate is indigent, the U.S. Magistrate Judge will administer the oath to the inmate. The inmate shall be released no earlier than the regularly established release date.
(d) If the U.S. Magistrate Judge finds that the inmate is not indigent, Bureau staff shall forward a referral package to the appropriate United States Attorney for a final determination as to the inmate's ability to pay the committed fine, or fine and costs.
[63 FR 4357, Jan. 28, 1998]

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  • 2013-12-05; vol. 78 # 234 - Thursday, December 5, 2013
    1. 78 FR 73083 - Compassionate Release
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      DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, Bureau of Prisons
      Interim rule.
      This rule will be effective December 5, 2013. Written comments must be postmarked and electronic comments must be submitted on or before February 3, 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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Title 28 published on 2013-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 28 CFR 571 after this date.

  • 2013-12-05; vol. 78 # 234 - Thursday, December 5, 2013
    1. 78 FR 73083 - Compassionate Release
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, Bureau of Prisons
      Interim rule.
      This rule will be effective December 5, 2013. Written comments must be postmarked and electronic comments must be submitted on or before February 3, 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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