- 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.
Current Guidelines Manual
2021 Guidelines Manual (incorporating amendments effective November 1, 2018)
NOTE: The 2021 Guidelines Manual does not contain new guideline amendments; however, Appendix B was updated to reflect new statutory penalties related to sentencing.