This compilation contains unofficial text of amendments submitted to Congress on May 1, 2001. It is presented in context to facilitate its reading. Absent congressional action, these amendments will take effect November 1, 2001. Official text of the amendments can be found on the Commission's web site and appeared in a future edition of the Federal Register.
The Federal Sentencing Guidelines
- 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.