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DOJ/BOP RIN: 1120-AB59 Publication ID: Fall 2019 
Title: Administrative Remedy Program: Exception to Initial Filing Procedures 

In this document, the Bureau of Prisons (Bureau) revises current regulations on the Administrative Remedy Program to add an exception to initial filing of Administrative Remedy appeals at the institution level. The exception will state that formal administrative remedy requests regarding initial decisions that did not originate with the Warden, or his/her staff, should be initially filed with the Bureau office which made the original decision, and appealed directly to the General Counsel.

Agency: Department of Justice(DOJ)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Not subject to, not significant 
CFR Citation: 28 CFR 542   
Legal Authority: 5 U.S.C. 301    18 U.S.C. 3621, 3622, 3624, 4001, 4042, 4081    18 U.S.C. 4082 (repealed in part as to offenses committed on or after Nov. 1, 1987)    18 U.S.C. 5006 to 5024 (repealed Oct. 12, 1984, as to offenses committed on or after Nov. 1, 1987)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  06/18/2010  75 FR 34625   
Interim Final Rule Effective  06/18/2010    
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  08/17/2010    
Final Action  05/00/2020 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Sarah N. Qureshi
Rules Administrator
Department of Justice
Bureau of Prisons
HOLC Building, 320 First Street NW,
Washington, DC 20534
Phone:202 353-8248
Fax:202 305-4577