Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Place: Room 1100; MN Senate Office Building, 95 University Ave. W., St. Paul, MN 55155
Notice of Public Hearing to Consider Amendments to the Sentencing Guidelines
The Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. in Room 1100, at the Minnesota Senate Building, 95 University Ave. W., Saint Paul, MN 55155. The public hearing is being held to consider proposed modifications
to the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines and Commentary resulting from legislative and non-legislative amendments.
Legislative Amendments to Controlled Substance Offenses. Modify Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines to add § 4.C (Drug Offender Grid) and comments 2.C.11 and 2.E.05; and to make modifications in §§ 1.B.13, 1.B.17, 2.B.1.a, 2.B.1.b, 2.C.1, 2.C.3.c, 2.E.2.c, 5.A, 5.B, and 6; comments 2.C.10 and 2.E.06 (currently numbered 2.E.05); and Appendix 1.
Legislative Amendments to Non-Controlled Substance Offenses. Modify Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines to add new §§ 2.G.11 and 2.G.12; and to make modifications in §§ 2.B.3.g, 5.A, 5.B, and 6; comments 2.B.304 and 2.D.307; and Appendix 1.
Non-Legislative Modifications. Modify Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines to make modifications in §§ 2.B.2.b, 2.B.5.b, 5.A, 5.B, and 8; and Appendix 2; to renumber Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines § 2.G.11 as § 2.G.13, effective August 1, 2016; and to make modifications in Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines § 2.G.13 (currently numbered § 2.G.11), effective August 1, 2017.
A copy of the proposed modifications
is available free of charge on the agency’s website at mn.gov/sentencing-guidelines
or by contacting the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission by mail at 309 Administration Building, 50 Sherburne Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55155, or telephone at (651) 296-0144. Persons with hearing or speech disabilities may contact us via their preferred Telecommunications Relay Service. If you need special accommodations to attend, please contact the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission as soon as possible. This notice is available in alternative formats upon request. All interested persons are encouraged to attend the hearing and offer comments. Persons wishing to speak may register in advance by contacting the Commission’s office at the above address or telephone number, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Commission will hold the record open for five calendar days after the public hearing to accept written comment. On Wednesday, July 27, 2016, the Commission will meet at 2:00 p.m. in Room 225 at the Minnesota Judicial Center, 25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155, to formally adopt or reject the proposed modifications. If adopted, modifications become effective August 1, 2016, unless otherwise noted.
Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Place: Room 225; MN Judicial Center, 25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155
On Wednesday, July 27, 2016, the Commission will meet to formally adopt or reject the proposed modifications
considered at the public hearing. If adopted, modifications become effective August 1, 2016, unless otherwise noted.
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