The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) is relaxing certain rules related to the 500 hour Residential Drug Aftercare Program (RDAP).Under the new rules, inmates will be eligible to participate in the program and to receive one year off their custody term—even if they have a violence-related conviction—unless they have been convicted within the past 10 years. Inmates also will not automatically be expelled from the program for prison violations, even drug use, violence, or attempted escape. See 18 U.S.C. 3621(e).
BOP Relaxes RDAP Rules