- 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
NOTE: The 2016 Guidelines Manual, effective November 1, 2016, will remain in effect on November 1, 2017 as the Commission did not promulgate new amendments.