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Severity Levels and Felony Weights Summary


Severity Levels and Felony Weights Summary for Controlled Substance Offenses

The Severity Levels and Felony Weights Summary for Controlled Substance Offenses is a reference tool for controlled substance offenses that occur on or after August 1, 2016, and are not representative of the complete or official Guidelines language. This document is designed to help practitioners in their understanding and implementation of the official Guidelines.
 

Severity Levels and Felony Weights Summary for Controlled Substance Offenses

Training Update - Weighting Prior Drug Offenses

On November 17, 2016, the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission decided that, in calculating a Defendant's criminal history score, prior drug convictions are not to be recalculated using post-August 1, 2016 drug threshold weights. Specifically, the Commission changed Comment 2.B.106. Click here for the complete training update. An update of the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines and Commentary that includes this change to Commentary is available here.

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