Amendment: The Introductory Commentary to Chapter Five, Part H is amended by inserting the following additional paragraph at the end:

" In addition, 28 U.S.C. § 994(e) requires the Commission to assure that its guidelines and policy statements reflect the general inappropriateness of considering the defendant’s education, vocational skills, employment record, family ties and responsibilities, and community ties in determining whether a term of imprisonment should be imposed or the length of a term of imprisonment.".

Reason for Amendment: This amendment clarifies the relationship of 28 U.S.C. § 994(e) to certain of the policy statements contained in this part.

Effective Date: The effective date of this amendment is November 1, 1990.