United States Sentencing Commission
Public Meeting Materials
January 9, 2000
Proposed emergency amendment to provide increased penalties for offenses involving ephedrine, phenylpropanolamine, or pseudoephedrine.
Proposed amendment to (1) provide increased penalties for Schedule I and II Depressants, including GHB, and for flunitrazepam; and (2) include GBL in the Chemical Quantity Table in §2D1.11.
Proposed amendment to consolidate the theft, property destruction and fraud guidelines
Proposed amendment to address circuit conflict regarding the computation of tax loss in cases that involve a defendant's under-reporting of income on both individual and corporate tax returns.
Proposed amendment to (1) implement the "pattern of activity" directive in the Protection of Children from Sexual Predators Act of 1998; (2) address grouping of certain child pornography counts of conviction; and (3) implement a directive to provide an enhancement for transportation offenses under chapter 117 of title 18, United States Code.
Proposed amendment to §2L1.2(b)(1) to provide more graduated sentencing enhancements based on the seriousness of the prior aggravated felony conviction.
Proposed amendment to (1) provide statutory references for new offenses; and (2) make various technical and conforming changes to the guidelines.