2016 U.S. Sentencing Commission Guidelines ManualThe 2016 Guidelines Manual, effective November 1, 2016, WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT ON NOVEMBER 1, 2017 as there were no new amendments promulgated by the Commission. The manual is available in HTML and PDF formats, which can be viewed, downloaded or printed via the website.

Amendments
  • This document provides preliminary, unofficial text of proposed amendments to the guidelines. Official text will appear in an upcoming edition of the Federal Register. The proposed amendments and issues for comment will be subject to a public comment period running through March 6, 2018 and a reply comment period running through March 28, 2018. Preliminary "Reader-Friendly" Version of Proposed Amendments
  • This document is unofficial text of proposed amendments to the guidelines. "Reader-Friendly" Proposed Amendments
  • These PDFs are compilations that contain preliminary, unofficial text of proposed amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines and issues for comment. Official text appeared in the December 19, 2016 edition of the Federal Register (81 FR 92003 and 81 FR 92021). "Reader-Friendly" Version of Proposed Amendments Issue for Comment Regarding Synthetic Drugs
Archive
  • (EFFECTIVE November 1, 2015) The 2015 Guidelines Manual (effective November 1, 2015) is available in HTML and Adobe PDF formats (large file and broken into chapters), which can be viewed, downloaded or printed via the website. PLEASE NOTE: There is a Supplement to this manual, available in PDF...
  • The 2014 Guidelines Manual (effective November 1, 2014) is available in Adobe PDF format (large file and broken into chapters), which can be viewed, downloaded or printed via the website.
  • The 2013 Guidelines Manual (effective November 1, 2013) is available in Adobe PDF formats (large file and broken into chapters), which can be viewed, downloaded or printed via the website.