[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
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
(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
[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,
without the concurrence of the Attorney General.
Sec. 0.126 Administrative support.
The Department of Justice shall furnish administrative support to
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.