Public Meeting, February 13, 2001

U.S. Sentencing Commission

Public Meeting
February 13, 2001

Pursuant to Rule 3.2 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure (U.S. Sentencing Commission (July 1997)), the U.S. Sentencing Commission will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, February 13, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. at the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building, One Columbus Circle, N.E., in Suite 2-500 (South Lobby). It is expected that the meeting will conclude by 3:00 p.m.

The purpose of the meeting will be to conduct the business detailed in the following agenda:

  • Introductory Remarks and Report from the Chair
  • Approval of Minutes
  • Staff Director's Report
  • Vote to Promulgate Emergency Amendments (effective May 1, 2001)
  • List I Chemicals
  • Amphetamine
  • Ecstasy
  • Human Trafficking
  • Vote to Promulgate Permanent Amendments, and, if Applicable Retroactivity (to be submitted to Congress, May 1, 2001)
  • Counterfeiting
  • Circuit Conflicts
  • Mitigating Role
  • Stipulations
  • Aggravated Assaults
  • Fraudulent Misrepresentations
  • Unauthorized Compensation
  • Tax Privacy

Meeting Materials

Proposed amendment to implement the directive in section 3663 of Ecstasy Anti-Proliferation Act of 2000 regarding increased penalties for ecstasy

Proposed amendment to Sentencing Table increasing Zone B by two levels in Criminal History Category I

Staff briefing report regarding MDMA

Proposed amendment to increase offense levels in §2C1.4

Proposed amendment to address circuit conflict regarding mitigating role

Proposed amendment to address circuit conflict regarding the use of a dangerous weapon enhancement in the aggravated assault guideline

Proposed amendment to implement the directive in section 3611 of the Methamphetamine Anti-proliferation Act of 2000 regarding amphetamine offenses

Proposed amendment to implement the directive in section 112 of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 regarding new peonage and involuntary servitude offenses

Proposed amendment to counterfeiting guideline

Proposed emergency amendment to provide increased penalties for offenses involving ephedrine, phenylpropanolamine, or pseudoephedrine

Proposed amendement to address circuit conflict regarding application of §2B1.1(b)(4)(B)

Proposed amendment to address several offenses relating to unlawful disclosure and/or inspection of tax return information

Proposed amendment to address circuit conflict regarding stipulations under §1B1.2.