Amendment: Chapter 5, Part H is amended by inserting an additional policy statement as §5H1.12 (Lack of Guidance as a Youth and Similar Circumstances (Policy Statement)).

Chapter 1, Part A, Subpart 4(b) is amended in the first paragraph by inserting "§5H1.12 (Lack of Guidance as a Youth and Similar Circumstances)," immediately following "§5H1.10 (Race, Sex, National Origin, Creed, Religion, and Socio-Economic Status),".

Reason for Amendment: This amendment provides that the factors specified are not appropriate grounds for departure.

Effective Date: The effective date of this amendment is November 1, 1992.