December 21, 2000

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
OF THE U.S. SENTENCING COMMISSION

Pursuant to Rule 3.2 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure (U.S. Sentencing Commission (July 1997)), the U.S. Sentencing Commission will hold a public meeting on January 9, 2001at 1:00 p.m. at the Sanibel Harbour Hotel in Fort Myers, Florida. The public may also participate in the meeting by videoconference at the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building, One Columbus Circle, N.E., in Suite 2-500 (South Lobby). It is expected that the meeting will conclude by 2:00 p.m.

The purpose of the meeting will be to conduct the business detailed in the following agenda:

1. Introductory Remarks and Report from the Chair

2. Approval of Minutes

3. Staff Director's Report

4. Presentation, Discussion, and Possible Vote to Publish Proposed Amendment Language in the Following Areas:

• Drugs - GHB and List I chemicals

•Sexual Predators

•Economic Crimes

•Immigration

•Miscellaneous Laws

Public meeting materials are available at (Public Meeting Materials) or from the Commission (202/502-4590).