Compassionate Release; Technical Changes
In this interim rule, the Bureau of Prisons (Bureau) makes a minor change to remove an administrative level of review from the processing of a Compassionate Release request packet.
Notice of Establishment of the National Commission on Forensic Science and Solicitation of Applications for Commission Membership
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, the Attorney General will be establishing the National Commission on Forensic Science. This notice establishes criteria and procedures for the selection of members.
Paroling, Recommitting, and Supervising Federal Prisoners: Prisoners Serving Sentences Under the United States and District of Columbia Codes
The United States Parole Commission proposes to revise its rules describing the conditions of release set for persons on supervision. The revision is part of our ongoing effort to make our rules easier to understand for those persons affected by the rules and other interested persons and organizations. We also propose to add new procedures for imposing special conditions for sex offenders, and to fill a gap left by an earlier rule change in 2003 regarding the administrative appeals that may be filed by District of Columbia offenders on supervised release.
Review of Gun Safety Technologies
Following the President's Plan to reduce gun violence released on January 16, 2013, the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is conducting a review of existing and emerging gun safety technologies and plans to issue a report on the availability and use of those technologies. NIJ seeks input from all interested stakeholders to help inform its technology assessment and market research of existing and emerging gun safety technologies that would be of interest to the law enforcement and criminal justice communities and others with an interest in gun safety. Representative stakeholders include, but are not limited to, law enforcement, gun safety subject matter experts, firearms manufacturers, firearms experts, manufacturing engineers, biometrics specialists, radio frequency identification (RFID) engineers, microelectronics experts, or others with relevant training and experience. Those individuals wishing to provide relevant comments or information are directed to the following Web site: https://www.justnet.org/gun safetytechnology/. Relevant comments or information may also be emailed to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Privacy Act of 1974; Implementation
The Department of Justice (DOJ or Department), Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), is issuing a final rule for the modified system of records notice entitled ``Inmate Central Records System'' (ICRS) (JUSTICE/BOP-005). This system is being exempted from certain subsections of the Privacy Act of 1974 listed below for the reasons set forth in the following text.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Production of Five Live Satellite/Internet Broadcasts (15 Hours)
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement with NIC for up to 12 months beginning March 2013. Through this cooperative agreement, funds will be made available for the production of a minimum of five live satellite/Internet broadcasts. NIC will accept proposals for the creative use of 15 broadcast hours, using either NIC's traditional 3-hour long-form talk show broadcast format or other suggested formats for this work. All of the proposed satellite/Internet programs are 3-hour and/or 2-day, 6- hour (3 hours each day) interactive training broadcasts, featuring on- and off-air activities during nationwide broadcasts. This agreement also includes the production of pre-recorded video clips and screen captures that will enhance the instructional value of the broadcast or otherwise enhance the ``look and feel'' of visual materials, the set, or other items to be used during the broadcast.
Task Force on Research on Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women; Meeting
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of the forthcoming public meeting of the Task Force on Research on Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women(hereinafter ``the Task Force'').
Designation of Offenses
The Bureau of Prisons (Bureau) proposes to remove rules which designate various offenses as sexual offenses for purposes of U.S. Code because that provision, which necessitated regulations, has been repealed in relevant part.
Meeting of the Department of Justice's (DOJ's) National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) Federal Advisory Committee
This is an announcement of a meeting of DOJ's National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) Federal Advisory Committee to discuss various issues relating to the operation and implementation of NMVTIS.