Notice of Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for Development of a Contract Detention Facility To House Persons in the Custody of the U.S. Department of Justice
The United States Department of Justice, Office of the Federal Detention Trustee (OFDT), intends to prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for development of a contract detention facility to house persons in the custody of the U.S. Department of Justice. The contract detention facility is proposed to be located within a 75-mile radius of the Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse located at 333 Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Searching and Detaining or Arresting Non-Inmates
In this document, the Bureau of Prisons (Bureau) finalizes regulations on searching and detaining or arresting non-inmates. This revision reorganizes current regulations and makes changes that subject non-inmates to pat searches, either as random searches or based upon reasonable suspicion, as a condition of entry to a Bureau facility.
Annual Determination of Average Cost of Incarceration
The fee to cover the average cost of incarceration for Federal inmates in Fiscal Year 2006 was $24,440.
Office of the Attorney General; Certification Process for State Capital Counsel Systems
The USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 instructs the Attorney General to promulgate regulations to implement certification procedures for States seeking to qualify for the expedited Federal habeas corpus review procedures in capital cases under chapter 154 of Title 28, United States Code. The procedural benefits of chapter 154 are available to States that establish a mechanism for providing counsel to indigent capital defendants in State postconviction proceedings that satisfies certain statutory requirements. This proposed rule would carry out the Act's requirement of issuing regulations for the certification procedure.
Justice Management Division; Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), notice is given that the Department of Justice (JUSTICE), Justice Management Division (JMD), Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management is modifying, in part, a system of records notice entitled ``Federal Bureau of Investigation Whistleblower Case Files, JUSTICE/JMD-023,'' last published in full text on September 7, 2005, at 70 FR 53253; and modified in part on April 3, 2007, at 72 FR 15906.
Office of the Attorney General; The National Guidelines for Sex Offender Registration and Notification
The United States Department of Justice is publishing Proposed Guidelines to interpret and implement the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.
Implementation of the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005; Notice of Transfers Following Importation or Exportation; Temporary Stay of Certain Provisions
On April 9, 2007, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) published an Interim Final Rule with Request for Comment in the Federal Register (72 FR 17401) implementing the provisions of section 716 of the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005 (CMEA) (21 U.S.C. 971 as amended), enacted March 9, 2006, which required additional reporting for import, export, and international transactions involving all List I and List II chemicals. Subsequent to publication of the Interim Final Rule, DEA received both written and verbal comments from the regulated industry requesting the delay of the effective date of the rulemaking to allow industry more time to fully comply with the new provisions. The rule became effective May 9, 2007. After careful consideration of the comments received, DEA is temporarily staying the provisions of the Interim Final Rule with Request for Comment published April 9, 2007, by 30 days, from May 9, 2007 to June 8, 2007.