Prisons Bureau June 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Use of Non-Lethal Force: Delegation
Document Number: E8-14363
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-25
Agency: Department of Justice, Bureau of Prisons, Prisons Bureau
In this document, the Bureau of Prisons (Bureau) proposes to amend its regulation on the use of chemical agents and non-lethal force to clarify that the authority of the Warden to authorize the use of chemical agents or non-lethal weapons may not be delegated below the position of Lieutenant.
Psychiatric Evaluation and Treatment
Document Number: E8-13261
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-16
Agency: Department of Justice, Bureau of Prisons, Prisons Bureau
In this document, the Bureau of Prisons (Bureau) proposes to revise its regulations on providing psychiatric treatment and medication to inmates. We propose these revised regulations to clarify and update the regulations in light of more recent caselaw.