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2016 Sentencing Guidelines and Commentary

The Sentencing Guidelines determine the presumptive sentence for felony offenses committed on or after the effective date. The Sentencing Guidelines are effective annually on August 1st of each year. Modifications are adopted after public hearing and detail the approved modifications to the Sentencing Guidelines, including rankings for new and amended felony offenses passed by the Legislature and changes to non-legislative policies.  

The pre-November 17, 2016 MN Sentencing Guidelines and Commentary are available on the archives page.
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