[Title 28 CFR V]
[Code of Federal Regulations (annual edition) - July 1, 2002 Edition]
[Title 28 - JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION]
[Chapter I - DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE]
[Part 0 - ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE]
[Subpart V - United States Parole Commission]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]


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               Subpart V--United States Parole Commission

    Cross Reference: For regulations pertaining to the United States 
Parole Commission, see parts 2 and 4 of this chapter.

    Source: Order No. 663-76, 41 FR 35184, Aug. 20, 1976, unless 
otherwise noted.



Sec. 0.124  United States Parole Commission.

    The U.S. Parole Commission is composed of nine Commissioners of whom 
one is designated Chairman. The Commission:
    (a) Has authority, under 18 U.S.C. 4201 et seq., to grant, modify, 
or revoke paroles of eligible U.S. prisoners serving sentences of more 
than 1 year, and is responsible for the supervision of parolees and 
prisoners mandatorily released prior to the expiration of their 
sentences, and for the determination of supervisory conditions and 
terms;
    (b) Has responsibility in cases in which the committing court 
specifies that the Parole Commission shall determine the date of parole 
eligibility of the prisoner;
    (c) Has responsibility for determining, in accordance with the 
Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 (29 U.S.C. 504), 
whether the service as officials in the field of organized labor or in 
labor oriented management positions of persons convicted of certain 
crimes is contrary to the purposes of that act; and
    (d) Has responsibility under the Employee Retirement Income Security 
Act of 1974 (29 U.S.C. 1111), for determining whether persons convicted 
of certain crimes may provide services to, or be employed by, employment 
benefit plans.

[Order No. 960-81, 46 FR 52349, Oct. 27, 1981]



Sec. 0.125  Chairman of U.S. Parole Commission.

    The Chairman of the United States Parole Commission shall make any 
temporary assignment of a Commissioner to act as Vice Chairman, National 
Appeals Board member, or Regional Commissioner in the case of an absence 
or vacancy in the position,

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without the concurrence of the Attorney General.



Sec. 0.126  Administrative support.

    The Department of Justice shall furnish administrative support to 
the Commission.



Sec. 0.127  Indigent prisoners.

    The U.S. Parole Commission is authorized to exercise the authority 
vested in the Attorney General by section 3569 of title 18, U.S. Code, 
to make a finding that a parolee is unable to pay a fine in whole or in 
part and to direct release of such parolee based on such finding.