28 CFR 40.1 - Definitions.
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For the purposes of this part—
(a) Act means the Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act, Public Law 96-247, 94 Stat. 349 (42 U.S.C. 1997).
(b) Applicant means a state or political subdivision of a state that submits to the Attorney General a request for certification of a grievance procedure.
(c) Attorney General means the Attorney General of the United States or the Attorney General's designees.
(d) Grievance means a written complaint by an inmate on the inmate's own behalf regarding a policy applicable within an institution, a condition in an institution, an action involving an inmate of an institution, or an incident occurring within an institution. The term “grievance” does not include a complaint relating to a parole decision.
(e) Inmate means an individual confined in an institution for adults, who has been convicted of a crime.
(f) Institution means a jail, prison, or other correctional facility, or pretrial detention facility that houses adult inmates and is owned, operated, or managed by or provides services on behalf of a State or political subdivision of a State.
(g) State means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or any of the territories and possessions of the United States.
Title 28 published on 2014-07-01
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