2016 U.S. Sentencing Commission Guidelines Manual

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Amendments
  • This document contains unofficial preliminary text of proposed amendments to the sentencing guidelines provided only for the convenience of the user in the preparation of public comment. The proposed amendments and issues for comment are subject to a public comment period running through February 19, 2019 , with a reply period ending March 15, 2019 . Preliminary "Reader-Friendly" Version of Proposed Amendments
  • These documents contain official and unofficial text of final amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines, which were submitted to Congress on April 30, 2018 (effective November 1, 2018). "Reader-Friendly" Amendments Official Text of Amendments
  • This document contains unofficial text of proposed amendments to the sentencing guidelines provided only for the convenience of the user in the preparation of public comment. The proposed amendments and issues for comment are subject to a public comment period running through March 6, 2018 and a reply comment period running through March 28, 2018 . "Reader-Friendly" Version of Proposed Amendments
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  • The 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. Download the complete 2016...
  • Amendments to the Sentencing Guidelines Interim Publication Incorporating guideline amendments effective August 1, 2016. To be used in conjunction with the 2015 Guidelines Manual until publication of the 2016 manual, effective November 1, 2016. Supplement to the 2015 Guidelines Manual
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