28 CFR 549.61 - Definition.

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§ 549.61 Definition.

As defined in this rule, an inmate is on a hunger strike:

(a) When he or she communicates that fact to staff and is observed by staff to be refraining from eating for a period of time, ordinarily in excess of 72 hours; or

(b) When staff observe the inmate to be refraining from eating for a period in excess of 72 hours. When staff consider it prudent to do so, a referral for medical evaluation may be made without waiting 72 hours.

Title 28 published on 2015-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 28 CFR Part 549 after this date.

  • 2015-11-24; vol. 80 # 226 - Tuesday, November 24, 2015
    1. 80 FR 73153 - Infectious Disease Management: Voluntary and Involuntary Testing
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      DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, Bureau of Prisons
      Proposed rule.
      Written comments must be submitted on or before January 25, 2016.
      28 CFR Part 549