28 CFR 571.51 - Definitions.

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§ 571.51 Definitions.

(a) Fine - a monetary penalty associated with an offense imposed as part of a judgment and commitment. There are two types of fines.

(1) Committed fine - a monetary penalty imposed with a condition of imprisonment until the fine is paid.

(2) Non-committed fine - a monetary penalty which has no condition of confinement imposed.

(b) Costs - Monetary costs of the legal proceeding which the court may levy. Imposition of costs is similar in legal effect to imposition of a fine. The court may also impose costs with a condition of imprisonment.

[48 FR 48971, Oct. 21, 1983, as amended at 63 FR 4357, Jan. 28, 1998]

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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 571 after this date.

  • 2015-07-07; vol. 80 # 129 - Tuesday, July 7, 2015
    1. 80 FR 38622 - Commutation of Sentence: Technical Change
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      DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, Bureau of Prisons
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective on August 6, 2015.
      28 CFR Part 571