Notice from November 16-17, 2004


Notice of Public Meeting and Hearing

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 Meeting – Tuesday, November 16, 2004 at 1:00 p.m.
(2) Public Hearing - Wednesday, November 17, 2004 at 2:00 p.m.
(3) Public Hearing – Wednesday, November 17, 2004 at 9:30 a.m.

The public meeting and hearings will be held in the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building, One Columbus Circle, N.E., Washington., in the Judicial Conference Center (South Lobby, 1st Floor).

The purpose of the public meeting is to conduct the following business:

Report of the Chair
Minutes
Possible Vote to Publish Proposed Amendments/Issues for Comment
Antitrust
Identity Theft
Miscellaneous Amendments

The purpose of the public hearings, entitled "U.S. v. Booker/Fanfan and the Impact on Federal Sentencing", is for the Commission to gather testimony from invited witnesses on the present and potential future effect of the Supreme Court’s decision on the federal criminal justice community.

Materials generated by the public hearings and meeting will be available at the Commission's website (http://www.ussc.gov/meeting.htm) or from the Commission (202/502-4590).