Federal Sentencing Reduction
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Determination of Reduction in ImprisonmentIN GENERAL.*In determining whether, and to what extent, a reduction in the defendant*s term of imprisonment under 18 U.S.C. * 3582(c)(2) and this policy statement is warranted, the court shall determine the amended guideline range that would have been applicable to the defendant if the amendment(s) to the guidelines listed in subsection (d) had been in effect at the time the defendant was sentenced. In making such determination, the court shall substitute only the amendments listed in subsection (d) for the corresponding guideline provisions that were applied when the defendant was sentenced and shall leave all other guideline application decisions unaffected.
United States Sentencing ComissionSee USSC for more information on proposed amendments.