Notice from March 15, 2006

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

March 8, 2006

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 public meeting are scheduled:

(1) Public Hearing - Wednesday, March 15, 2006, 10:00 a.m.

(2) Public Meeting - Wednesday, March 15, 2006, at 4:00 p.m.

The public hearing on March 15, 2006, will be held in the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building, One Columbus Circle, N.E., Washington, D.C., in the Federal Judicial Center Training Rooms (Classrooms A, B, & C, Concourse Level). It is expected that the public hearing will conclude at approximately 4:00 p.m.. The purpose of the public hearing is for the Commission to gather testimony from invited witnesses regarding possible changes to the sentencing guidelines.

The public meeting on March 15, 2006, will be held in the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building, One Columbus Circle, N.E., Washington, D.C. 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
Approval of Minutes from January meeting
Vote to Promulgate Emergency Amendment on Steroids
Adjourn

Public hearing and meeting materials will be available at the Commission's website (http://www.ussc.gov/meeting.htm) or from the Commission (202/502-4590).