This PDF is a compilation that contains unofficial text of amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines and is provided only for the convenience of the user in the preparation of public comment. Official text of the amendments appeared in the Federal Register.
- The Commission promulgates guidelines that judges consult when sentencing federal offenders. When the guidelines are amended, a subsequent Guidelines Manual is published.
- In this section, you will find the Commission’s comprehensive archive of yearly amendments and Guidelines Manuals dating back to 1987.