Notices of Public Hearings and Meetings

2014

- Public Meeting. At this meeting, the Commission voted to reduce drug trafficking sentences. Chair Saris made remarks after the vote. A video of this public meeting is available here.

- Public Hearing regarding proposed amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines.  Video of the event is available.

- Public Hearing regarding issues related to the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).

- Public Meeting.

At the January 9, 2014 public meeting, staff gave a data presentation to inform public comment on proposed amendments to the drug trafficking guideline. Video and presentation slides with speaker notes are available.

2013

- Public Meeting.

- Public Meeting.

- Public Hearing regarding proposed amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines.

- Public Meeting.

2012

- Public Meeting.

- Public Hearing regarding proposed amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines.

- Public Hearing on federal sentencing options pursuant to United States v. Booker.

- Public Hearing regarding the issue of penalties for child pornography offenses in federal sentencing.

- Public Meeting.

2011

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public hearing regarding retroactivity of Amendment 2, pertaining to federal drug offenses.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public hearing regarding proposed amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines.

- Notice of public hearing regarding proposed amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines and issues for comment.

- Notice of public meeting.

2010

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public hearing regarding the issue of statutory mandatory minimum penalties in federal sentencing.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public hearing regarding proposed amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines and issues for comment.

- Notice of regional public hearing in Phoenix, Arizona regarding federal sentencing policy.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

2009

- Notice of regional public hearing in New York, New York regarding federal sentencing policy.

- Notice of regional public hearing in Austin, Texas regarding federal sentencing policy.

- Notice of regional public hearing in Denver, Colorado regarding federal sentencing policy.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of regional public hearing in Chicago, Illinois regarding federal sentencing policy.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of regional public hearing in Stanford, California regarding federal sentencing policy.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public hearing regarding proposed amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines.

- Notice of regional public hearing in Atlanta, Georgia regarding federal sentencing policy.

- Notice of public meeting.

2008

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

2007

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

2006

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public hearing regarding possible changes to the federal sentencing guidelines and notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public hearing regarding immigration and federal sentencing policy.

- Notice of public hearing regarding immigration and federal sentencing policy.

- Notice of public meeting.

2005

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public hearing regarding proposed amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines and notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting and notice of public hearing regarding the present and potential future effect of the Supreme Court's decision in United States v. Booker/Fanfan on the federal criminal justice community.

- Notice of public meeting.

2004

- Notice of public meeting and notice of public hearing regarding the present and potential future effect of the Supreme Court's decision in United States v. Booker/Fanfan on the federal criminal justice community.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public hearing regarding possible amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines and notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

2003

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public hearing regarding the findings and recommendations of the Commission's Advisory Group on Native American Sentencing Issues and notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public hearing regarding the findings and recommendations of the Commission's Advisory Group on Organizational Guidelines and notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public hearing regarding implementation of the PROTECT Act and preliminary implementation of early disposition (a.k.a. "fast track") programs.

- Notice of public hearing regarding implementation of section 401(m) of the PROTECT Act and notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public hearing regarding possible amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines and notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

2002

- Notice of public meetings.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meetings and public hearing regarding proposed amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines.

- Notice of public meeting.

2001

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public hearing in response to the March 2000 Report of the South Dakota Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights.

- Notice of public hearing regarding proposed amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines and notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

2000

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.

- Notice of public meeting.