NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF THE UNITED STATES SENTENCING COMMISSION

November 19-20, 2009

Pursuant to Rule 3.4 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure of the United States Sentencing Commission, a public hearing is scheduled for November 19-20, 2009 in Austin, Texas. On November 19, the public hearing will commence at 8:30 a.m. and will conclude at approximately 3:00 p.m. The public hearing will reconvene on November 20 at 8:45 a.m. and will conclude at approximately 1:00 p.m.

The public hearing will be held in the Eidman Courtroom at the University of Texas at Austin School of Law. The courtroom is located on the ground floor of 727 East Dean Keeton Street, Austin, Texas, 78705.

As detailed in the agenda, the purpose of the November 19-20, 2009 public hearing is for the Commission to solicit information from invited witnesses regarding federal sentencing policy.