Amendment: The Commentary to §5K1.2 is deleted in its entirety as follows:


Background: The Commission considered and rejected the use of a defendant’s refusal to assist authorities as an aggravating sentencing factor. Refusal to assist authorities based upon continued involvement in criminal activities and association with accomplices may be considered, however, in evaluating a defendant’s sincerity in claiming acceptance of responsibility.".

Reason for Amendment: The purpose of this amendment is to delete unnecessary commentary containing an unclear example.

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