This document presents for public comment proposed amendments to the guidelines, for the 1997-98 amendment cycle. Official text of the proposed amendments can be found in the January 6, 1998, edition of the Federal Register (Vol.63, No.3, Part II).
- 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.