28 CFR 571.61 - Initiation of request

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§ 571.61 Initiation of request—extraordinary or compelling circumstances.
(a) A request for a motion under 18 U.S.C. 4205(g) or 3582(c)(1)(A) shall be submitted to the Warden. Ordinarily, the request shall be in writing, and submitted by the inmate. An inmate may initiate a request for consideration under 18 U.S.C. 4205(g) or 3582(c)(1)(A) only when there are particularly extraordinary or compelling circumstances which could not reasonably have been foreseen by the court at the time of sentencing. The inmate's request shall at a minimum contain the following information:
(1) The extraordinary or compelling circumstances that the inmate believes warrant consideration.
(2) Proposed release plans, including where the inmate will reside, how the inmate will support himself/herself, and, if the basis for the request involves the inmate's health, information on where the inmate will receive medical treatment, and how the inmate will pay for such treatment.
(b) The Bureau of Prisons processes a request made by another person on behalf of an inmate in the same manner as an inmate's request. Staff shall refer a request received at the Central Office to the Warden of the institution where the inmate is confined.
[59 FR 1238, Jan. 7, 1994, as amended at 78 FR 13479, Feb. 28, 2013]

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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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