Promoting Fairer and more Uniform Sentencing Practice

Adopted Guidelines Published in Pa Bulletin (August 26, 2023)

Adopted Guidelines Published in Pa Bulletin (August 26, 2023)

Published August 25, 2023

Please find below links to new guidelines for sentencing, resentencing, and recommitment adopted by the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing. The publication of these documents in the Pennsylvania Bulletin begins a 90-day review period by the General Assembly. The adopted guidelines will take effect January 1, 2024, unless rejected by concurrent resolution of the General Assembly.

Adopted 8th Edition Sentencing Guidelines

Adopted Resentencing Guidelines, Amendment 2; Adopted New Resentencing Guidelines for 8th Edition Guidelines

Adopted State Parole Recommitment Ranges