Public Meeting - June 17, 1996

Minutes of the June 17, 1996

United States Sentencing Commission Business Meeting


The June 17, 1996, meeting was held via telephone. Chairman Richard P. Conaboy commenced the meeting at 12:47 p.m. Commissioners Michael S. Gelacak, A. David Mazzone, Wayne Budd, Julie E. Carnes, Michael Goldsmith, Deanell R. Tacha, and Mary Frances Harkenrider (ex officio) participated. Ex Officio Commissioner Edward Reilly, Jr., was unable to participate. Staff members present included: Paul K. Martin, Deputy Staff Director; John R. Steer, General Counsel; Paul Hofer, Director, Special Projects; Pamela Montgomery, Deputy General Counsel; and Judy Sheon, Principal Technical Advisor.

Chairman Conaboy stated that the purpose of the meeting was to give final approval to the Sex Crimes Against Children report required pursuant to the Sexual Crimes Against Children Prevention Act of 1995. He stated that the Commission has reviewed the draft report, dictated and explained a number of changes and amendments to staff for incorporation into the report, and given staff editorial authority to make necessary changes for final publication.

Motion made by Commissioner Mazzone to approve the report; seconded by Commissioners Goldsmith and Tacha. Passed unanimously.

Chairman Conaboy announced that the next public meeting would be held on June 19, 1996, to approve the Computer Fraud report required pursuant to section 805 of the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 (Pub. L. No. 104-132).

Chairman Conaboy adjourned the meeting at 12:55 p.m.