Proposed 2019 Amendments to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines


This compilation contains unofficial text of proposed amendments to the sentencing guidelines and is provided only for the convenience of the user in the preparation of public comment. Official text of the proposed amendments can be found on the Commission’s website at and will appear in the December 20, 2018 edition of the Federal Register.

Written public comment should be received by the Commission not later than February 19, 2019. Written reply comments, which may respond to issues raised during the original comment period, should be received by the Commission not later than March 15, 2019.

All written comment should be sent to the Commission by electronic mail or regular mail. The email address for public comment is The regular mail address for public comment is United States Sentencing Commission, One Columbus Circle, N.E., Suite 2-500, Washington, D.C. 20002-8002, Attention: Public Affairs. For further information, see the full contents of the official notice published in the Federal Register (available at