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DOJ/BOP RIN: 1120-AA62 Publication ID: Fall 2021 
Title: Good Conduct Time Credit Under the First Step Act 

This rule modifies BOP regulations on the Good Conduct Time (GCT) credit to conform with changes made in 2018 by section 102(b) of the First Step Act (FSA) (Pub. L. 115-391). The 2018 statutory changes supersede a published Interim Rule on Good Conduct Time (that has not been finalized), which was previously issued under this RIN.

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 
CFR Citation: 28 CFR 523   
Legal Authority: 18 U.S.C. 3568    28 U.S.C. 509 and 510    18 U.S.C. 3621 and 3622    18 U.S.C. 3624    18 U.S.C. 4001    18 U.S.C. 4042    18 U.S.C. 4081 and 4082    18 U.S.C. 4161 to 4166    18 U.S.C. 5006 to 5024    18 U.S.C. 5039    Pub. L 115-391, sec. 102(b), First Step Act   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  09/26/1997  62 FR 50786   
Interim Final Rule Effective  11/03/1997    
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  11/25/1997    
NPRM  12/31/2019  84 FR 72274   
NPRM Comment Period End  03/02/2020 
Final Action  11/00/2021 
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