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DOJ/BOP RIN: 1120-AB79 Publication ID: Spring 2022 
Title: ●Home Confinement Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act 

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act of 2020 (CARES Act) authorizes the Director of the Bureau of Prisons (Director), during the covered emergency period and upon a finding by the Attorney General that emergency conditions resulting from the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic materially affect the functioning of the Bureau of Prisons (Bureau or BOP), to lengthen the maximum amount of time for which a prisoner may be placed in home confinement.  This proposed rule affirms that the Director has the authority to allow prisoners placed in home confinement under the CARES Act to remain in home confinement after the expiration of the covered emergency period.

Agency: Department of Justice(DOJ)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 28 CFR 0   
Legal Authority: 5 U.S.C. 301    5 U.S.C. 4001    28 U.S.C. 509, 510   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  06/00/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
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