Notice from November 4-5, 2003

October 23, 2003

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND MEETING
OF THE UNITED STATES SENTENCING COMMISSION

Pursuant to Rules 3.2. and 3.4 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure of the United States Sentencing Commission, the following public hearing and meeting are scheduled:

(1) Public Hearing - Tuesday, November 4, 2003 at 9:00 a.m., and

(2) Public Meeting - Wednesday, November 5, 2003 at 9:30 a.m.

The public hearing on November 4 will be held in the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building in Judicial Conference Center, South Lobby, Ground Floor. The U.S. Sentencing Commission’s Advisory Group on Native American Sentencing Issues will present its findings and recommendations. It is expected that the public hearing will last approximately one hour.

The public meeting on November 5 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 the public meeting will last approximately thirty minutes. The purpose of the public meeting is for the Commission to conduct the business detailed in the following agenda:

Report of the Chair
Report of the Staff Director
Minutes
Vote on Retroactivity of Amendments
Vote to Publish Proposed Amendments to USSG Chapter Eight

Updated information on Commission activities can be obtained on our website (http://www.ussc.gov/meeting.htm) or from the Commission’s public affairs office (202/502-4590).