Department: UNITED STATES SENTENCING COMMISSIONYears: 20002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013
On May 1, 2006, the Commission submitted to Congress amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines and published these amendments in the Federal Register on May 15, 2006. See 71 FR 28063. The Commission has made technical and conforming amendments to commentary provisions related to those amendments and has made a correction to the amendatory
In August 2006, the Commission published a notice of possible policy priorities for the amendment cycle ending May 1, 2007. See 77 FR 44344 (August 4, 2006). After reviewing public comment received pursuant to the notice of proposed priorities, the Commission has identified its policy priorities for the upcoming amendment cycle and hereby gives
Pursuant to section 1(c) of the Stop Counterfeiting in Manufactured Goods Act, Public Law 109181, the Commission hereby gives notice of a temporary, emergency amendment to the sentencing guidelines, policy statements, and commentary. This notice sets forth the temporary, emergency amendment and the reason for amendment.
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 is seeking comment on possible priority policy issues for the amendment cycle ending May 1, 2007.
The Commission requests public comment pertaining to an amendment submitted to the Congress on May 1, 2006, that creates a policy statement governing a reduction in term of imprisonment as a result of a motion by the Director of the Bureau of Prisons (published elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register).
Pursuant to its authority under 28 U.S.C. 994(p), the Commission has promulgated amendments to the sentencing guidelines, policy statements, commentary, and statutory index. This notice sets forth the amendments and the reason for each amendment.
Pursuant to the Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2004, Pub. L.
108358 (the ``ASC Act'') and the United States Parole Commission [[Page 15796]]
Extension and Sentencing Commission Authority Act of 2005, Pub. L. 109 76, the Commission hereby gives notice of a temporary, emergency amendment to the sentencing guidelines, policy statements, and
(A) Proposed Temporary, Emergency Amendment Pertaining to Steroid Offenses.Pursuant to section 994(a), (o), and (p) of title 28, United States Code, section 3 of the Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2004, Pub. L. 108358, and the United States Parole Commission Extension and Sentencing Commission Authority Act of 2005, Pub. L. 109 75, the Commission