News Release: Commission Seeks Comment on Revisions to Definition of "Crime of Violence" (August 7, 2015)
At a public meeting, the Commission finalized priorities and proposed changes to the guideline definitions of a "crime of violence." Public comment will be accepted through November 12, 2015.
- Federal Register Notice of Final Priorities
- Federal Register Notice of Proposed Amendment
- "Reader-Friendly" Version of Proposed Amendment
Five years after its enactment, the Commission submits to Congress this report assessing the impact of the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010.
The Annual National Seminar was held from September 16-18, 2015. The seminar agenda and materials are available online.
Federal Register Notice Requesting Applications for Practitioners Advisory Group (Deadline: September 1, 2015)
View public comment received on proposed amendments.
This Policy Profile discusses the Commission's 2014 amendment to the federal sentencing guidelines reducing drug sentences. More information on this amendment.
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.