This version of the 1998 amendments sent to Congress is presented in context to facilitate its reading. Absent congressional action, these amendments will take effect November 1, 1998.
- The Commission promulgates guidelines that judges consult when sentencing federal offenders. When the guidelines are amended, a subsequent Guidelines Manual is published.
- In this section, you will find the Commission’s comprehensive archive of yearly amendments and Guidelines Manuals dating back to 1987.