At a public meeting in January, Commission staff gave a data presentation to inform public comment on proposed amendments related to economic crime.
This notice sets forth the proposed amendments, a synopsis of each proposed amendment, and several issues for comment. Public comment is due no later than March 18, 2015. A "reader-friendly" version of the proposed amendments is also available.
This report is the final data report concerning motions for retroactive application of Amendment 750, incorporating the provisions of the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 into the guidelines.
- Illegal Reentry Offenses
- Alien Smuggling Offenses
- Theft, Property Destruction, and Fraud Offenses
- Drug Trafficking Offenses
NEW Chair's Testimony for Public Meeting of the Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections (January 27, 2015)
"A Generational Shift for Drug Sentences," Article by Chair Saris, American Criminal Law Review (November 20, 2014)
News Advisory: Comment of Chair Saris on 2014 Amendment Reducing Drug Sentences Becoming Effective (October 31, 2014)
News Release: Commission Authorizes Delayed Retroactive Sentence Reductions for Drug Offenders (July 18, 2014)
In this webcast (recorded January 15, 2015), staff answer questions regarding retroactive application of the 2014 drug amendment, discuss proposed 2015 amendments, and highlight the latest Quick Facts publications.
Mark your calendars for the Commission's 2015 Annual National Seminar on the Federal Sentencing Guidelines to be held in New Orleans, LA. Registration will open soon.
Public Comment Received Regarding Possible Formation of Tribal Issues Advisory Group (October 20, 2014)
Federal Register Notice of Final Action Regarding Amendment to Policy Statement §1B1.10 (Effective November 1, 2014)
The HelpLine assists practitioners in applying the guidelines. Contact: (202) 502-4545. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (ET), Monday through Friday.