Amendment: Section 2J1.9(b)(1) is amended by deleting "for refusing to testify" and inserting in lieu thereof "made or offered for refusing to testify or for the witness absenting himself to avoid testifying".

The Commentary to §2J1.9 captioned "Application Notes" is amended by deleting:

"1. ‘Refusing to testify’ includes absenting oneself for the purpose of avoiding testifying.",

and by renumbering Notes 2 and 3 as 1 and 2 respectively.

Reason for Amendment: The purpose of this amendment is to move material from the commentary to the guideline itself where it more properly belongs.

Effective Date: The effective date of this amendment is November 1, 1989.