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[121 STAT. 2558]
[121 STAT. 2558]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

121 STAT. 2558

PUBLIC LAW 110–179—JAN. 7, 2008

subsection (a) and the need for aggressive and appropriate law enforcement action to prevent such offenses; (2) assure reasonable consistency with other relevant directives and with other guidelines; (3) account for any aggravating or mitigating circumstances that might justify exceptions, including circumstances for which the sentencing guidelines currently provide sentencing enhancements; (4) make any necessary conforming changes to the sentencing guidelines; and (5) assure that the guidelines adequately meet the purposes of sentencing as set forth in section 3553(a)(2) of title 18, United States Code. (c) EMERGENCY AUTHORITY AND DEADLINE FOR COMMISSION ACTION.—The Commission shall promulgate the guidelines or amendments provided for under this section as soon as practicable, and in any event not later than the 30 days after the date of enactment of this Act, in accordance with the procedures set forth in section 21(a) of the Sentencing Reform Act of 1987, as though the authority under that Act had not expired. Approved January 7, 2008.

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LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S. 863: SENATE REPORTS: No. 110–69 (Comm. on the Judiciary). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 153 (2007): Dec. 4, considered and passed Senate. Dec. 19, considered and passed House.

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