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 Thursday, December 13, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. in Room 1100, of the Minnesota Senate Building, 95 University Ave. W., Saint Paul, MN 55155. The public hearing is being held to consider a non-legislative proposal
to modify the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines and Commentary §§ 1.B, Definitions; 2.B, Criminal History; 2.G, Convictions for Attempts, Conspiracies, and Other Sentence Modifiers; 4.A., Sentencing Guidelines Grid; 5.A, Offense Severity Reference Table; 5.B., Severity Level by Statutory Citation; and 6, Offenses Eligible for Permissive Consecutive Sentences; to renumber § 8, Targeted Misdemeanor List, as Appendix 4; and to establish a new § 8 designating a list of severe violent offenses.
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 658 Cedar Street, Suite G-58, 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 email@example.com
The Commission will hold the record open for five calendar days after the public hearing to accept written comment, after which the Commission will meet to formally adopt or reject the proposed modifications. The date, time, and location for such a meeting has been tentatively established as December 20, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. in Room 1100 of the Minnesota Senate Building, 95 University Ave. W., Saint Paul, MN 55155. If adopted, modifications become effective August 1, 2019, unless the Legislature by law provides otherwise.