2009 FEDERAL SENTENCING GUIDELINES MANUAL
CHAPTER THREE - PART B - ROLE IN THE OFFENSE
§3B1.5. Use of Body Armor in Drug Trafficking Crimes and Crimes of Violence
(1) the defendant was convicted of a drug trafficking crime or a crime of violence; and
(2) (apply the greater)–
(A) the offense involved the use of body armor, increase by 2 levels; or
(B) the defendant used body armor during the commission of the offense, in preparation for the offense, or in an attempt to avoid apprehension for the offense, increase by 4 levels.
Historical Note: Effective November 1, 2003 (see Appendix C, amendment 659). Amended effective November 1, 2004 (see Appendix C, amendment 670).