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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-473—OCT. 12, 1984

98 STAT. 2007

"SUBCHAPTER C-IMPRISONMENT "3621. Imprisonment of a convicted person. "3622. Temporary relesise of a prisoner. "3623. Transfer of a prisoner to State authority. "3624. Release of a prisoner. "3625. Inapplicability of the Administrative Procedure Act.

"SUBCHAPTER C—IMPRISONMENT "§ 3621. Imprisonment of a convicted person 18 USC 3621. "(a) COMMITMENT TO CUSTODY OF BUREAU OF PRISONS.—A person who has been sentenced to a term of imprisonment pursuant to the provisions of subchapter D of chapter 227 shall be committed to the Ante, p. 1998. custody of the Bureau of Prisons until the expiration of the term imposed, or until earlier released for satisfactory behavior pursuant to the provisions of section 3624. "(b) PLACE OF IMPRISONMENT.—The Bureau of Prisons shall designate the place of the prisoner's imprisonment. The Bureau may designate any available penal or correctional facility that meets minimum standards of health and habitability established by the Bureau, whether maintained by the Federal Government or otherwise and whether within or without the judicial district in which the person was convicted, that the Bureau determines to be appropriate and suitable, considering— "(1) the resources of the facility contemplated; "(2) the nature and circumstances of the offense; "(3) the history and characteristics of the prisoner; "(4) any statement by the court that imposed the sentence— "(A) concerning the purposes for which the sentence to imprisonment was determined to be warranted; or "(B) recommending a type of penal or correctional facility as appropriate; and "(5) any pertinent policy statement issued by the Sentencing Commission pursuant to section 994(a)(2) of title 28. Post, p. 2019. The Bureau may at any time, having regard for the same matters, direct the transfer of a prisoner from one penal or correctional facility to another. "(c) DEUVERY OF ORDER OF COMMITMENT.—When a prisoner, pursuant to a court order, is placed in the custody of a person in charge of a penal or correctional facility, a copy of the order shall be delivered to such person as evidence of this authority to hold the prisoner, and the original order, with the return endorsed thereon, shall be returned to the court that issued it. "(d) DEUVERY OF PRISONER FOR COURT APPEARANCES.—The United States marshal shall, without charge, bring a prisoner into court or return him to a prison facility on order of a court of the United States or on written request of an attorney for the Government. "§ 3622. Temporary release of a prisoner "The Bureau of Prisons may release a prisoner from the place of his imprisonment for a limited period if such release appears to be consistent with the purpose for which the sentence was imposed and any pertinent policy statement issued by the Sentencing Commission pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 994(a)(2), if such release otherwise appears to be consistent with the public interest and if there is reasonable cause to believe that a prisoner will honor the trust to be

18 USC 3622.

Post, p. 2019.