Guidelines E-News 2016

Guidelines E-News is a periodic report delivered electronically via email by the Maryland State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy. Guidelines E-News provides information on the system of voluntary guidelines for the State’s circuit courts and highlights changes to the guidelines. It also reports on sentencing trends using data from the sentencing guidelines worksheets and provides useful information on worksheet submission.

2016 – Volume 11

Number Date Topics  
1 February 1, 2016 Revisions to the Guidelines Offense Table, effective February 1, 2016
2 July 1, 2016 Revisions to the Sentencing Matrix for Drug Offenses, effective July 1, 2016
3 November 1, 2016 Criminal nonsupport and contempt are no longer guidelines offenses; Revisions to computation of Prior Adult Criminal Record; and Revisions to the Guidelines Offense Table