2016 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 153 - Community Safety Through Recidivism Prevention
Subchapter II - Enhanced Drug Treatment and Mentoring Grant Programs
Part B - Mentoring
Sec. 17534 - Bureau of Prisons policy on chapel library materials

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 17534 (2016)
Section Name

§17534. Bureau of Prisons policy on chapel library materials

Section Text

(a) In general

Not later than 30 days after April 9, 2008, the Director of the Bureau of Prisons shall discontinue the Standardized Chapel Library project, or any other project by whatever designation that seeks to compile, list, or otherwise restrict prisoners' access to reading materials, audiotapes, videotapes, or any other materials made available in a chapel library, except that the Bureau of Prisons may restrict access to—

(1) any materials in a chapel library that seek to incite, promote, or otherwise suggest the commission of violence or criminal activity; and

(2) any other materials prohibited by any other law or regulation.

(b) Rule of construction

Nothing in this section shall be construed to impact policies of the Bureau of Prisons related to access by specific prisoners to materials for security, safety, sanitation, or disciplinary reasons.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 110–199, title II, §214, Apr. 9, 2008, 122 Stat. 683.)

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Part B - Mentoring
Sec. 17534 - Bureau of Prisons policy on chapel library materials
Contains section 17534
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large Reference 122 Stat. 683
Public Law References Public Law 110-199
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