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2001 Federal Sentencing Guideline Manual

CHAPTERS ONE THROUGH EIGHT of the Guidelines Manual

CHAPTER ONE - Introduction and General Application Principles (.PDF version) or (HTML version)

Part A - Introduction

  1. Authority
  2. The Statutory Mission
  3. The Basic Approach
  4. The Guidelines’ Resolution of Major Issues
  5. A Concluding Note

Part B-General Application Principles

§1B1.1. Application Instructions
§1B1.2. Applicable Guidelines
§1B1.3. Relevant Conduct (Factors that Determine the Guideline Range)
§1B1.4. Information to be Used in Imposing Sentence (Selecting a Point Within the Guideline Range or Departing from the Guidelines)
§1B1.5. Interpretation of References to Other Offense Guidelines
§1B1.6. Structure of the Guidelines
§1B1.7. Significance of Commentary
§1B1.8. Use of Certain Information
§1B1.9. Class B or C Misdemeanors and Infractions
§1B1.10. Reduction in Term of Imprisonment as a Result of Amended Guideline Range (Policy Statement)
§1B1.11. Use of Guidelines Manual in Effect on Date of Sentencing
§1B1.12. Persons Sentenced Under the Federal Juvenile Delinquency Act (Policy Statement)

CHAPTER TWO - Offense Conduct

CHAPTER TWO PARTS A-C (.PDF Version)or (HTML Version)

Part A-Offenses Against the Person

  1. Homicide
    §2A1.1 First Degree Murder
    §2A1.2 Second Degree Murder
    §2A1.3 Voluntary Manslaughter
    §2A1.4 Involuntary Manslaughter
    §2A1.5 Conspiracy or Solicitation to Commit Murder
  2. Assault
    §2A2.1 Assault with Intent to Commit Murder; Attempted Murder
    §2A2.2 Aggravated Assault
    §2A2.3 Minor Assault
    §2A2.4 Obstructing or Impeding Officers
  3. Criminal Sexual Abuse
    §2A3.1 Criminal Sexual Abuse; Attempt to Commit Criminal Sexual Abuse
    §2A3.2 Criminal Sexual Abuse of a Minor Under the Age of Sixteen Years (Statutory Rape) or Attempt to Commit Such Acts
    §2A3.3 Criminal Sexual Abuse of a Ward or Attempt to Commit Such Acts
    §2A3.4 Abusive Sexual Contact or Attempt to Commit Abusive Sexual Contact
  4. Kidnapping, Abduction, or Unlawful Restraint
    §2A4.1 Kidnapping, Abduction, Unlawful Restraint
    §2A4.2 Demanding or Receiving Ransom Money
  5. Air Piracy
    §2A5.1 Aircraft Piracy or Attempted Aircraft Piracy
    §2A5.2 Interference with Flight Crew Member or Flight Attendant
    §2A5.3 Committing Certain Crimes Aboard Aircraft
  6. Threatening or Harassing Communications, Stalking, and Domestic Violence
    §2A6.1Threatening or Harassing Communications
    §2A6.2 Stalking or Domestic Violence

Part B-Offenses Involving Property

  1. Theft, Embezzlement, Receipt of Stolen Property, and Property Destruction
    §2B1.1 Larceny, Embezzlement, and Other Forms of Theft; Offenses Involving Stolen Property; Property Damage or Destruction; Fraud and Deceit; Forgery; Offenses Involving Altered or Counterfeit Instruments Other than Counterfeit Bearer Obligation of the United States
    §2B1.2 [Deleted]
    §2B1.3 [Deleted]
    §2B1.4 Insider Trading
  2. Burglary and Trespass
    §2B2.1 Burglary of a Residence or a Structure Other than a Residence
    §2B2.2 [Deleted]
    §2B2.3 Trespass
  3. Robbery, Extortion, and Blackmail
    §2B3.1 Robbery
    §2B3.2 Extortion by Force or Threat of Injury or Serious Damage
    §2B3.3 Blackmail and Similar Forms of Extortion
  4. Commercial Bribery and Kickbacks
    §2B4.1 Bribery in Procurement of Bank Loan and Other Commercial Bribery
  5. Counterfeiting and Infringement of Copyright or Trademark
    §2B5.1 Offenses Involving Counterfeit Bearer Obligations of the United States
    §2B5.2 [Deleted]
    §2B5.3 Criminal Infringement of Copyright or Trademark
    §2B5.4 [Deleted]
  6. Motor Vehicle Identification Numbers
    §2B6.1 Altering or Removing Motor Vehicle Identification Numbers, or Trafficking in Motor Vehicles or Parts with Altered or Obliterated Identification Numbers

Part C-Offenses Involving Public Officials

§2C1.1 Offering, Giving, Soliciting, or Receiving a Bribe; Extortion Under Color of Official Right
§2C1.2 Offering, Giving, Soliciting, or Receiving a Gratuity
§2C1.3 Conflict of Interest; Payment or Receipt of Unauthorized Compensation
§2C1.4 [Deleted]
§2C1.5 Payments to Obtain Public Office
§2C1.6 Loan or Gratuity to Bank Examiner, or Gratuity for Adjustment of Farm Indebtedness, or Procuring Bank Loan, or Discount of Commercial Paper
§2C1.7 Fraud Involving Deprivation of the Intangible Right to the Honest Services of Public Officials; Conspiracy to Defraud by Interference with Governmental Functions

CHAPTER TWO PARTS D-K (.PDF Version) or (HTML Version)

Part D-Offenses Involving Drugs

  1. Unlawful Manufacturing, Importing, Exporting, Trafficking, or Possession; Continuing Criminal Enterprise
    §2D1.1. Unlawful Manufacturing, Importing, Exporting, or Trafficking (Including Possession with Intent to Commit These Offenses); Attempt or Conspiracy
    §2D1.2. Drug Offenses Occurring Near Protected Locations or Involving Underage or Pregnant Individuals; Attempt or Conspiracy
    §2D1.3. [Deleted]
    §2D1.4. [Deleted]
    §2D1.5. Continuing Criminal Enterprise; Attempt or Conspiracy
    §2D1.6. Use of Communication Facility in Committing Drug Offense; Attempt or Conspiracy
    §2D1.7. Unlawful Sale or Transportation of Drug Paraphernalia; Attempt or Conspiracy
    §2D1.8. Renting or Managing a Drug Establishment; Attempt or Conspiracy
    §2D1.9. Placing or Maintaining Dangerous Devices on Federal Property to Protect the Unlawful Production of Controlled Substances; Attempt or Conspiracy
    §2D1.10.Endangering Human Life While Illegally Manufacturing a Controlled Substance; Attempt or Conspiracy
    §2D1.11.Unlawfully Distributing, Importing, Exporting or Possessing a Listed Chemical; Attempt or Conspiracy
    §2D1.12.Unlawful Possession, Manufacture, Distribution, Transportation, Exportation, or Importation of Prohibited Flask, Equipment, Chemical, Product, or Material; Attempt or Conspiracy
    §2D1.13.Structuring Chemical Transactions or Creating a Chemical Mixture to Evade Reporting or Recordkeeping Requirements; Presenting False or Fraudulent Identification to Obtain a Listed Chemical; Attempt or Conspiracy
  2. Unlawful Possession
    §2D2.1. Unlawful Possession; Attempt or Conspiracy
    §2D2.2. Acquiring a Controlled Substance by Forgery, Fraud, Deception, or Subterfuge; Attempt or Conspiracy
    §2D2.3.Operating or Directing the Operation of a Common Carrier Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs
  3. Regulatory Violations
    §2D3.1. Regulatory Offenses Involving Registration Numbers; Unlawful Advertising Relating to Schedule I Substances; Attempt or Conspiracy
    §2D3.2. Regulatory Offenses Involving Controlled Substances or Listed Chemicals; Attempt or Conspiracy
    §2D3.3. [Deleted]
    §2D3.4. [Deleted]
    §2D3.5. [Deleted]

Part E-Offenses Involving Criminal Enterprises and Racketeering

  1. Racketeering
    §2E1.1. Unlawful Conduct Relating to Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations
    §2E1.2. Interstate or Foreign Travel or Transportation in Aid of a Racketeering Enterprise
    §2E1.3. Violent Crimes in Aid of Racketeering Activity
    §2E1.4. Use of Interstate Commerce Facilities in the Commission of Murder-For-Hire
    §2E1.5. [Deleted]
  2. Extortionate Extension of Credit
    §2E2.1. Making or Financing an Extortionate Extension of Credit; Collecting an Extension of Credit by Extortionate Means
  3. Gambling
    §2E3.1.Gambling Offenses
    §2E3.2. [Deleted]
    §2E3.3. [Deleted]
  4. Trafficking in Contraband Cigarettes
    §2E4.1. Unlawful Conduct Relating to Contraband Cigarettes
  5. Labor Racketeering
    §2E5.1. Offering, Accepting, or Soliciting a Bribe or Gratuity Affecting the Operation of an Employee Welfare or Pension Benefit Plan; Prohibited Payments or Lending of Money by Employer or Agent to Employees, Representatives, or Labor Organizations
    §2E5.2. [Deleted]
    §2E5.3. False Statements and Concealment of Facts in Relation to Documents Required by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act; Failure to Maintain and Falsification of Records Required by the Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act
    §2E5.4. [Deleted]
    §2E5.5. [Deleted]
    §2E5.6. [Deleted]

Part F- [Deleted]

§2F1.1. [Deleted]
§2F1.2. [Deleted]

Part G-Offenses Involving Prostitution, Sexual Exploitation of Minors, and Obscenity

  1. Promoting Prostitution or Prohibited Sexual Conduct
    §2G1.1. Promoting Prostitution or Prohibited Sexual Conduct
    §2G1.2. [Deleted]
  2. Sexual Exploitation of a Minor
    §2G2.1. Sexually Exploiting a Minor by Production of Sexually Explicit Visual or Printed Material; Custodian Permitting Minor to Engage in Sexually Explicit Conduct; Advertisement for Minors to Engage in Production
    §2G2.2.Trafficking in Material Involving the Sexual Exploitation of a Minor; Receiving, Transporting, Shipping, or Advertising Material Involving the Sexual Exploitation of a Minor; Possessing Material Involving the Sexual Exploitation of a Minor with Intent to Traffic
    §2G2.3. Selling or Buying of Children for Use in the Production of Pornography
    §2G2.4. Possession of Materials Depicting a Minor Engaged in Sexually Explicit Conduct
    §2G2.5. Recordkeeping Offenses Involving the Production of Sexually Explicit Materials
  3. Obscenity
    §2G3.1. Importing, Mailing, or Transporting Obscene Matter; Transferring Obscene Matter to a Minor
    §2G3.2. Obscene Telephone Communications for a Commercial Purpose; Broadcasting Obscene Material

Part H-Offenses Involving Individual Rights

  1. Civil Rights
    §2H1.1. Offenses Involving Individual Rights
    §2H1.2. [Deleted]
    §2H1.3. [Deleted]
    §2H1.4. [Deleted]
    §2H1.5. [Deleted]
  2. Political Rights
    §2H2.1. Obstructing an Election or Registration
  3. Privacy and Eavesdropping
    §2H3.1. Interception of Communications or Eavesdropping; Disclosure of Tax Return Informaton
    §2H3.2. Manufacturing, Distributing, Advertising, or Possessing an Eavesdropping Device
    §2H3.3. Obstructing Correspondence
  4. Peonage, Involuntary Servitude, and Slave Trade
    §2H4.1. Peonage, Involuntary Servitude, and Slave Trade
    §2H4.2. Willful Violations of the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act

Part I-[Not Used]

Part J-Offenses Involving the Administration of Justice

§2J1.1. Contempt
§2J1.2. Obstruction of Justice
§2J1.3. Perjury or Subornation of Perjury; Bribery of Witness
§2J1.4. Impersonation
§2J1.5. Failure to Appear by Material Witness
§2J1.6.Failure to Appear by Defendant
§2J1.7. Commission of Offense While on Release
§2J1.8. [Deleted]
§2J1.9. Payment to Witness

Part K-Offenses Involving Public Safety

  1. Explosives and Arson
    §2K1.1. Failure to Report Theft of Explosive Materials; Improper Storage of Explosive Materials
    §2K1.2. [Deleted]
    §2K1.3. Unlawful Receipt, Possession, or Transportation of Explosive Materials; Prohibited Transactions Involving Explosive Materials
    §2K1.4. Arson; Property Damage by Use of Explosives
    §2K1.5.Possessing Dangerous Weapons or Materials While Boarding or Aboard an Aircraft
    §2K1.6. Licensee Recordkeeping Violations Involving Explosive Materials
    §2K1.7. [Deleted]
  2. Firearms
    §2K2.1. Unlawful Receipt, Possession, or Transportation of Firearms or Ammunition; Prohibited Transactions Involving Firearms or Ammunition
    §2K2.2. [Deleted]
    §2K2.3. [Deleted]
    §2K2.4. Use of Firearm, Armor-Piercing Ammunition, or Explosive During or in Relation to Certain Crimes
    §2K2.5. Possession of Firearm or Dangerous Weapon in Federal Facility; Possession or Discharge of Firearm in School Zone
  3. Mailing Injurious Articles
    §2K3.1. [Deleted]
    §2K3.2. Feloniously Mailing Injurious Articles

CHAPTER TWO PARTS L - X (.PDF version) or (HTML version)

Part L-Offenses Involving Immigration, Naturalization, and Passports

  1. Immigration
    §2L1.1. Smuggling, Transporting, or Harboring an Unlawful Alien
    §2L1.2.Unlawfully Entering or Remaining in the United States
  2. Naturalization and Passports
    §2L2.1. Trafficking in a Document Relating to Naturalization, Citizenship, or Legal Resident Status, or a United States Passport; False Statement in Respect to the Citizenship or Immigration Status of Another; Fraudulent Marriage to Assist Alien to Evade Immigration Law
    §2L2.2. Fraudulently Acquiring Documents Relating to Naturalization, Citizenship, or Legal Resident Status for Own Use; False Personation or Fraudulent Marriage by Alien to Evade Immigration Law; Fraudulently Acquiring or Improperly Using a United States Passport
    §2L2.3. [Deleted]
    §2L2.4. [Deleted]
    §2L2.5. Failure to Surrender Canceled Naturalization Certificate

Part M-Offenses Involving National Defense and Weapons of Mass Destruction

  1. Treason
    §2M1.1. Treason
  2. Sabotage
    §2M2.1. Destruction of, or Production of Defective, War Material, Premises, or Utilities
    §2M2.2. [Deleted]
    §2M2.3. Destruction of, or Production of Defective, National Defense Material, Premises, or Utilities
    §2M2.4. [Deleted]
  3. Espionage and Related Offenses
    §2M3.1. Gathering or Transmitting National Defense Information to Aid a Foreign Government
    §2M3.2. Gathering National Defense Information
    §2M3.3.Transmitting National Defense Information; Disclosure of Classified Cryptographic Information; Unauthorized Disclosure to a Foreign Government or a Communist Organization of Classified Information by Government Employee; Unauthorized Receipt of Classified Information
    §2M3.4. Losing National Defense Information
    §2M3.5. Tampering with Restricted Data Concerning Atomic Energy
    §2M3.6. [Deleted]
    §2M3.7. [Deleted]
    §2M3.8. [Deleted]
    §2M3.9. Disclosure of Information Identifying a Covert Agent
  4. Evasion of Military Service
    §2M4.1. Failure to Register and Evasion of Military Service
  5. Prohibited Financial Transactions and Exports
    §2M5.1. Evasion of Export Controls
    §2M5.2. Exportation of Arms, Munitions, or Military Equipment or Services Without Required Validated Export License
  6. Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Weapons and Materials, and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction
    §2M6.1. Unlawful Production, Development, Acquisition, Stockpiling, Alteration, Use, Transfer, or Possession of Nuclear Material, Weapons, or Facilities, Biological Agents, Toxins, or Delivery Systems, Chemical Weapons, or Other Weapons of Mass Destruction; Attempt or Conspiracy
    §2M6.2. Violation of Other Federal Atomic Energy Agency Statutes, Rules, and Regulations

Part N-Offenses Involving Food, Drugs, Agricultural Products, and Odometer Laws

  1. Tampering with Consumer Products
    §2N1.1. Tampering or Attempting to Tamper Involving Risk of Death or Bodily Injury
    §2N1.2. Providing False Information or Threatening to Tamper with Consumer Products
    §2N1.3. Tampering With Intent to Injure Business
  2. Food, Drugs, and Agricultural Products
    §2N2.1. Violations of Statutes and Regulations Dealing With Any Food, Drug, Biological Product, Device, Cosmetic, or Agricultural Product
  3. Odometer Laws and Regulations
    §2N3.1. Odometer Laws and Regulations

Part O-[Not Used]

Part P-Offenses Involving Prisons and Correctional Facilities

§2P1.1. Escape, Instigating or Assisting Escape
§2P1.2. Providing or Possessing Contraband in Prison
§2P1.3. Engaging In, Inciting or Attempting to Incite a Riot Involving Persons in a Facility for Official Detention
§2P1.4. [Deleted]

Part Q-Offenses Involving the Environment

  1. Environment
    §2Q1.1. Knowing Endangerment Resulting From Mishandling Hazardous or Toxic Substances, Pesticides or Other Pollutants
    §2Q1.2. Mishandling of Hazardous or Toxic Substances or Pesticides; Recordkeeping, Tampering, and Falsification; Unlawfully Transporting Hazardous Materials in Commerce
    §2Q1.3. Mishandling of Other Environmental Pollutants; Recordkeeping, Tampering, and Falsification
    §2Q1.4. Tampering or Attempted Tampering with Public Water System
    §2Q1.5. Threatened Tampering with Public Water System
    §2Q1.6. Hazardous or Injurious Devices on Federal Lands
  2. Conservation and Wildlife
    §2Q2.1. Offenses Involving Fish, Wildlife, and Plants
    §2Q2.2. [Deleted]

Part R-Antitrust Offenses

§2R1.1. Bid-Rigging, Price-Fixing or Market-Allocation Agreements Among Competitors

Part S-Money Laundering and Monetary Transaction Reporting

§2S1.1. Laundering of Monetary Instruments; Engaging in Monetary Transactions in Property Derived from Unlawful Activity
§2S1.2. [Deleted]
§2S1.3. Structuring Transactions to Evade Reporting Requirements; Failure to Report Cash or Monetary Transactions; Failure to File Currency and Monetary Instrument Report; Knowingly Filing False Reports
§2S1.4. [Deleted]

Part T-Offenses Involving Taxation

  1. Income Taxes, Employment Taxes, Estate Taxes, Gift Taxes, and Excise Taxes (Other Than Alcohol, Tobacco, and Customs Taxes)
    §2T1.1. Tax Evasion; Willful Failure to File Return, Supply Information, or Pay Tax; Fraudulent or False Returns, Statements, or Other Documents
    §2T1.2. [Deleted]
    §2T1.3. [Deleted]
    §2T1.4. Aiding, Assisting, Procuring, Counseling, or Advising Tax Fraud
    §2T1.5. [Deleted]
    §2T1.6. Failing to Collect or Truthfully Account for and Pay Over Tax
    §2T1.7. Failing to Deposit Collected Taxes in Trust Account as Required After Notice
    §2T1.8. Offenses Relating to Withholding Statements
    §2T1.9. Conspiracy to Impede, Impair, Obstruct, or Defeat Tax
  2. Alcohol and Tobacco Taxes
    §2T2.1. Non-Payment of Taxes
    §2T2.2. Regulatory Offenses
  3. Customs Taxes
    §2T3.1. Evading Import Duties or Restrictions (Smuggling); Receiving or Trafficking in Smuggled Property
    §2T3.2. [Deleted]
  4. Tax Table
    §2T4.1. Tax Table

Part U-[Not Used]

Part V-[Not Used]

Part W-[Not Used]

Part X-Other Offenses

  1. Conspiracies, Attempts, Solicitations
    §2X1.1. Attempt, Solicitation, or Conspiracy (Not Covered by a Specific Offense Guideline)
  2. Aiding and Abetting
    §2X2.1. Aiding and Abetting
  3. Accessory After the Fact
    §2X3.1. Accessory After the Fact
  4. Misprision of Felony
    §2X4.1. Misprision of Felony
  5. All Other Offenses
    §2X5.1. Other Offenses

Part Y-[Not Used]

Part Z-[Not Used]

CHAPTER THREE - Adjustments (.PDF Version) or (HTML Version)

Part A-Victim-Related Adjustments

§3A1.1. Hate Crime Motivation or Vulnerable Victim
§3A1.2. Official Victim
§3A1.3. Restraint of Victim
§3A1.4. Terrorism

Part B-Role in the Offense

§3B1.1. Aggravating Role
§3B1.2. Mitigating Role
§3B1.3. Abuse of Position of Trust or Use of Special Skill
§3B1.4. Using a Minor To Commit a Crime

Part C-Obstruction

§3C1.1. Obstructing or Impeding the Administration of Justice
§3C1.2. Reckless Endangerment During Flight

Part D-Multiple Counts

§3D1.1. Procedure for Determining Offense Level on Multiple Counts
§3D1.2. Groups of Closely Related Counts
§3D1.3. Offense Level Applicable to Each Group of Closely Related Counts
§3D1.4. Determining the Combined Offense Level
§3D1.5. Determining the Total Punishment

Part E-Acceptance of Responsibility

§3E1.1. Acceptance of Responsibility

CHAPTER FOUR - Criminal History and Criminal Livelihood (.PDF Version) or (HTML Version)

Part A-Criminal History

§4A1.1. Criminal History Category
§4A1.2. Definitions and Instructions for Computing Criminal History
§4A1.3. Adequacy of Criminal History Category

Part B-Career Offenders and Criminal Livelihood

§4B1.1. Career Offender
§4B1.2. Definitions of Terms Used in Section 4B1.1
§4B1.3. Criminal Livelihood
§4B1.4. Armed Career Criminal
§4B1.5. Repeat and Dangerous Sex Offender Against Minors

CHAPTER FIVE - Determining the Sentence (.PDF version) or (HTML Version)

Part A-Sentencing Table

Part B-Probation

§5B1.1. Imposition of a Term of Probation
§5B1.2. Term of Probation
§5B1.3. Conditions of Probation
§5B1.4. [Deleted]

Part C-Imprisonment

§5C1.1. Imposition of a Term of Imprisonment
§5C1.2. Limitation on Applicability of Statutory Minimum Sentences in Certain Cases

Part D-Supervised Release

§5D1.1. Imposition of a Term of Supervised Release
§5D1.2. Term of Supervised Release
§5D1.3. Conditions of Supervised Release

Part E-Restitution, Fines, Assessments, Forfeitures

§5E1.1. Restitution
§5E1.2. Fines for Individual Defendants
§5E1.3. Special Assessments
§5E1.4. Forfeiture
§5E1.5. Costs of Prosecution

Part F-Sentencing Options

§5F1.1. Community Confinement
§5F1.2. Home Detention
§5F1.3. Community Service
§5F1.4. Order of Notice to Victims
§5F1.5. Occupational Restrictions
§5F1.6. Denial of Federal Benefits to Drug Traffickers and Possessors
§5F1.7. Shock Incarceration Program (Policy Statement)

Part G-Implementing the Total Sentence of Imprisonment

§5G1.1. Sentencing on a Single Count of Conviction
§5G1.2. Sentencing on Multiple Counts of Conviction
§5G1.3. Imposition of a Sentence on a Defendant Subject to an Undischarged Term of Imprisonment

Part H-Specific Offender Characteristics

§5H1.1. Age (Policy Statement)
§5H1.2. Education and Vocational Skills (Policy Statement)
§5H1.3. Mental and Emotional Conditions (Policy Statement)
§5H1.4. Physical Condition, Including Drug or Alcohol Dependence or Abuse (Policy Statement)
§5H1.5. Employment Record (Policy Statement)
§5H1.6. Family Ties and Responsibilities, and Community Ties (Policy Statement)
§5H1.7. Role in the Offense (Policy Statement)
§5H1.8. Criminal History (Policy Statement)
§5H1.9. Dependence upon Criminal Activity for a Livelihood (Policy Statement)
§5H1.10. Race, Sex, National Origin, Creed, Religion, and Socio-Economic Status (Policy Statement)
§5H1.11. Military, Civic, Charitable, or Public Service; Employment-Related Contributions; Record of Prior Good Works (Policy Statement)
§5H1.12. Lack of Guidance as a Youth and Similar Circumstances (Policy Statement)

Part I-[Not Used]

Part J-Relief From Disability

§5J1.1. Relief from Disability Pertaining to Convicted Persons Prohibited from Holding Certain Positions (Policy Statement)

Part K-Departures

  1. Substantial Assistance to Authorities
    §5K1.1. Substantial Assistance to Authorities (Policy Statement)
    §5K1.2. Refusal to Assist (Policy Statement)
  2. Other Grounds for Departure
    §5K2.0. Grounds for Departure (Policy Statement)
    §5K2.1. Death (Policy Statement)
    §5K2.2. Physical Injury (Policy Statement)
    §5K2.3. Extreme Psychological Injury (Policy Statement)
    §5K2.4. Abduction or Unlawful Restraint (Policy Statement)
    §5K2.5. Property Damage or Loss (Policy Statement)
    §5K2.6. Weapons and Dangerous Instrumentalities (Policy Statement)
    §5K2.7. Disruption of Governmental Function (Policy Statement)
    §5K2.8. Extreme Conduct (Policy Statement)
    §5K2.9. Criminal Purpose (Policy Statement)
    §5K2.10. Victim's Conduct (Policy Statement)
    §5K2.11. Lesser Harms (Policy Statement)
    §5K2.12. Coercion and Duress (Policy Statement)
    §5K2.13. Diminished Capacity (Policy Statement)
    §5K2.14. Public Welfare (Policy Statement)
    §5K2.15. [Deleted]
    §5K2.16. Voluntary Disclosure of Offense (Policy Statement)
    §5K2.17. High-Capacity, Semiautomatic Firearms (Policy Statement)
    §5K2.18. Violent Street Gangs (Policy Statement)
    §5K2.19. Post-Sentencing Rehabilitative Efforts (Policy Statement)
    §5K2.20. Aberrant Behavior (Policy Statement)
    §5K2.21. Dismissed and Uncharged Conduct (Policy Statement)

CHAPTER SIX - Sentencing Procedures and Plea Agreements (.PDF Version) or (HTML Version)

Part A-Sentencing Procedures

§6A1.1. Presentence Report (Policy Statement)
§6A1.2. Disclosure of Presentence Report; Issues in Dispute (Policy Statement)
§6A1.3. Resolution of Disputed Factors (Policy Statement)

Part B-Plea Agreements

§6B1.1. Plea Agreement Procedure (Policy Statement)
§6B1.2. Standards for Acceptance of Plea Agreements (Policy Statement)
§6B1.3. Procedure Upon Rejection of a Plea Agreement (Policy Statement)
§6B1.4. Stipulations (Policy Statement)

CHAPTER SEVEN - Violations of Probation and Supervised Release (.PDF Version) or (HTML Version)

Part A-Introduction to Chapter Seven

  1. Authority
  2. Background
  3. Resolution of Major Issues
  4. The Basic Approach
  5. A Concluding Note

Part B-Probation and Supervised Release Violations

§7B1.1. Classification of Violations (Policy Statement)
§7B1.2. Reporting of Violations of Probation and Supervised Release (Policy Statement)
§7B1.3. Revocation of Probation or Supervised Release (Policy Statement)
§7B1.4. Term of Imprisonment (Policy Statement)
§7B1.5. No Credit for Time Under Supervision (Policy Statement)

CHAPTER EIGHT - Sentencing of Organizations (.PDF Version) or (HTML Version)

Part A-General Application Principles

§8A1.1. Applicability of Chapter Eight
§8A1.2. Application Instructions - Organizations

Part B-Remedying Harm from Criminal Conduct

§8B1.1. Restitution - Organizations
§8B1.2. Remedial Orders - Organizations (Policy Statement)
§8B1.3. Community Service - Organizations (Policy Statement)
§8B1.4. Order of Notice to Victims - Organizations

Part C-Fines

  1. Determining the Fine - Criminal Purpose Organizations
    §8C1.1. Determining the Fine - Criminal Purpose Organizations
  2. Determining the Fine - Other Organizations
    §8C2.1. Applicability of Fine Guidelines
    §8C2.2. Preliminary Determination of Inability to Pay Fine
    §8C2.3. Offense Level
    §8C2.4. Base Fine
    §8C2.5. Culpability Score
    §8C2.6. Minimum and Maximum Multipliers
    §8C2.7. Guideline Fine Range - Organizations
    §8C2.8. Determining the Fine Within the Range (Policy Statement)
    §8C2.9. Disgorgement
    §8C2.10. Determining the Fine for Other Counts
  3. Implementing the Sentence of a Fine
    §8C3.1. Imposing a Fine
    §8C3.2. Payment of the Fine - Organizations
    §8C3.3. Reduction of Fine Based on Inability to Pay
    §8C3.4. Fines Paid by Owners of Closely Held Organizations
  4. Departures from the Guideline Fine Range
    §8C4.1. Substantial Assistance to Authorities - Organizations (Policy Statement)
    §8C4.2. Risk of Death or Bodily Injury (Policy Statement)
    §8C4.3. Threat to National Security (Policy Statement)
    §8C4.4. Threat to the Environment (Policy Statement)
    §8C4.5. Threat to a Market (Policy Statement)
    §8C4.6. Official Corruption (Policy Statement)
    §8C4.7. Public Entity (Policy Statement)
    §8C4.8. Members or Beneficiaries of the Organization as Victims (Policy Statement)
    §8C4.9. Remedial Costs that Greatly Exceed Gain (Policy Statement)
    §8C4.10. Mandatory Programs to Prevent and Detect Violations of Law (Policy Statement)
    §8C4.11. Exceptional Organizational Culpability (Policy Statement)

Part D-Organizational Probation

§8D1.1. Imposition of Probation - Organizations
§8D1.2. Term of Probation - Organizations
§8D1.3. Conditions of Probation - Organizations
§8D1.4. Recommended Conditions of Probation - Organizations (Policy Statement)
§8D1.5. Violations of Conditions of Probation - Organizations (Policy Statement)

Part E-Special Assessments, Forfeitures, and Costs

§8E1.1. Special Assessments - Organizations
§8E1.2. Forfeiture - Organizations
§8E1.3. Assessment of Costs - Organizations