Department: UNITED STATES SENTENCING COMMISSIONYears: 20002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013
This notice sets forth amendments to the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure.
Pursuant to section 994(a), (o), and (p) of title 28, United States Code, the Commission is considering promulgating certain amendments to the sentencing guidelines, policy statements, and commentary. This notice sets forth the proposed amendments and, for each proposed amendment, a synopsis of the issues addressed by that amendment. Additionally,
(A) Policy Priorities.--In July 2001, the Commission published a notice of possible policy priorities for the amendment cycle ending May 1, 2002. See 66 FR 128 (July 3, 2001). After reviewing public comment received pursuant to this notice, the Commission has identified its policy priorities for the upcoming amendment cycle. The Commission hereby
This notice sets forth proposed amendments to the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure. The Commission invites public comment on these proposed amendments.
As part of its statutory authority and responsibility to analyze sentencing issues, including operation of the federal sentencing guidelines, and in accordance with Rule 5.2 of its Rules of Practice and Procedure, the Commission has identified certain tentative priorities that may be the focus of its policy development work during the amendment
The United States Sentencing Commission hereby gives notice of the following actions:
(A) Emergency Amendments.
(1) ``Ecstasy'' Offenses.Pursuant to section 3664 of the Ecstasy AntiProliferation Act of 2000, Pub. L. 106310, the Commission has promulgated a temporary, emergency amendment to Sec. 2D1.1. (2) Amphetamine Offenses.Pursuant to