[Title 28 CFR 7]
[Code of Federal Regulations (annual edition) - July 1, 2002 Edition]
[Title 28 - JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION]
[Chapter I - DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE]
[Part 7 - REWARDS FOR CAPTURE OF ESCAPED FEDERAL PRISONERS]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]


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PART 7--REWARDS FOR CAPTURE OF ESCAPED FEDERAL PRISONERS--Table of Contents




Sec.
7.1  Standing offer of reward.
7.2  Amount of reward.
7.3  Eligibility for reward.
7.4  Procedure for claiming reward.
7.5  Certification.

    Authority: 5 U.S.C. 301; 18 U.S.C. 3059.

    Cross Reference: For Organization Statement, Bureau of Prisons, see 
subpart Q of part 0 of this chapter.

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    Source: 25 FR 2420, Mar. 23, 1960, unless otherwise noted.



Sec. 7.1  Standing offer of reward.

    A standing offer of reward is made for the capture, or for assisting 
in, or furnishing information leading to, the capture, of an escaped 
Federal prisoner, in accordance with the conditions stated in this part.



Sec. 7.2  Amount of reward.

    Within the discretion of the Warden or U.S. Marshal concerned, a 
reward not in excess of $200 may be granted for each capture of a 
prisoner and to more than one claimant, as determined applicable and 
appropriate. The Director of the Bureau of Prisons may in exceptional 
circumstances, as determined by him, grant rewards in excess of $200. 
Bodily harm, damage, violence, intimidation, terrorizing, risks, etc., 
will be considered in determining the appropriate amount of reward.



Sec. 7.3  Eligibility for reward.

    A reward may be paid to any person, except an official or employee 
of the Department of Justice or a law-enforcement officer of the U.S. 
Government, who personally captures and surrenders an escaped Federal 
prisoner to proper officials, or who assists in the capture, of an 
escaped Federal prisoner.



Sec. 7.4  Procedure for claiming reward.

    A person claiming a reward under this part shall present his claim, 
within six months from the date of the capture, in the form of a letter 
to the Warden or U.S. Marshal concerned. The letter shall state fully 
the facts and circumstances on which the claim is based, and shall 
include the name of each escapee captured and the time and place of the 
capture, and details as to how the arrest was made by the claimant or as 
to how assistance was rendered to others who made the arrest.



Sec. 7.5  Certification.

    The claim letter required under Sec. 7.4 shall contain the following 
certification immediately proceeding the signature of the claimant:

    I am not an officer or employee of the Department of Justice or a 
law-enforcement officer of the United States Government.