Notice from February 25-26, 2002

February 20, 2002

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS OF THE
UNITED STATES SENTENCING COMMISSION

Pursuant to Rule 3.2 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure of the United States Sentencing Commission, two public meetings are scheduled:

(1) February 25, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. (approx.), and

(2) February 26, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. (approx.).

Both meetings will be held in the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building, One Columbus Circle, N.E., in Suite 2-500 (South Lobby). It is expected that each meeting will last approximately thirty minutes.

(1) The purpose of the February 25, 2002 meeting is for the Commission to meet with representatives of the Federal Public and Community Defenders to discuss possible guideline amendments currently under consideration by the Commission.

(2) The purpose of the February 26, 2002 meeting is for the Commission to meet with representatives of the Practitioners Advisory Group to discuss possible guideline amendments currently under consideration by the Commission.

The public comment recently submitted by the Federal Public Defenders and the Practitioners Advisory Group in response to the notice published in the Federal Register November 27, 2001 (66 FR 59329), are available from the Commission’s Office of Public Affairs.