This compilation contains unofficial text of proposed amendments to the sentencing guidelines, policy statements, and commentary, and is provided only for the convenience of the user in the preparation of public comment. Official text of the proposed amendments appeared in the January 27, 2009, edition of 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.