First Step Act - Frequently Asked Questions

General information about the First Step Act (FSA) as it relates to Bureau of Prisons inmates and their families.

FIRST STEP ACT OVERVIEW

EARLY RELEASE

ELDERLY OFFENDER

FAIR SENTENCING ACT (FSA)

TIME CREDITS

COMPASSIONATE RELEASE

SECOND CHANCE ACT HOME CONFINEMENT PILOT PROGRAM

GOOD CONDUCT TIME

RESIDENTIAL DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT PROGRAM (RDAP)

HOME CONFINEMENT

RISK AND NEEDS ASSESSMENT SYSTEM

500 MILES FROM HOME

IDENTIFICATION

APPLICABILITY OF THE LAW

MEDICATION ASSISTED TREATMENT (MAT) PROGRAM

FEDERAL PRISON INDUSTRIES (FPI) OR UNICOR