28 CFR 2.1 - Definitions.
As used in this part:
(a) The term Commission refers to the U.S. Parole Commission.
(b) The term Commissioner refers to members of the U.S. Parole Commission.
(c) The term National Appeals Board refers to the three-member Commission sitting as a body to decide appeals taken from decisions of a Regional Commissioner, who participates as a member of the National Appeals Board. The Vice Chairman shall be Chairman of the National Appeals Board.
(e) The term Regional Commissioner refers to Commissioners who are assigned to make initial decisions, pursuant to the authority delegated by these rules, in respect to prisoners and parolees in regions defined by the Commission.
(f) The term eligible prisoner refers to any Federal prisoner eligible for parole pursuant to this part and includes any Federal prisoner whose parole has been revoked and who is not otherwise ineligible for parole.
(g) The term parolee refers to any Federal prisoner released on parole or as if on parole pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 4164 or 4205(f). The term mandatory release refers to release pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 4163 and 4164.
(h) The term effective date of parole refers to a parole date that has been approved following an in-person hearing held within nine months of such date, or following a pre-release record review.
(i) All other terms used in this part shall be deemed to have the same meaning as identical or comparable terms as used in chapter 311 of part IV of title 18 of the U.S. Code or 28 CFR chapter I, part 0, subpart V.