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This section covers refusal to assist authorities in the investigation of other persons.
2010 FEDERAL SENTENCING GUIDELINES MANUAL
CHAPTER FIVE – DETERMINING THE SENTENCE
PART K – DEPARTURES
1. SUBSTANTIAL ASSISTANCE TO AUTHORITIES
§5K1.2. Refusal to Assist (Policy Statement)
A defendant’s refusal to assist authorities in the investigation of other persons may not be considered as an aggravating sentencing factor.
Historical Note: Effective November 1, 1987. Amended effective November 1, 1989 (see Appendix C, amendment 291).
(EFFECTIVE November 1, 2010)
United States Sentencing Commission