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204 Pa. Code § 303.2. Procedure for determining the guideline sentence.

§ 303.2. Procedure for determining the guideline sentence.

 (a)  For each conviction offense of a judicial proceeding, the procedure for determining the guideline sentence shall be as follows:

   (1)  Determine the Offense Gravity Score as described in §  303.3 and §  303.15.

   (2)  Determine the Prior Record Score as described in §  303.4—§  303.8.

   (3)  Determine the guideline sentence recommendation as described in §  303.9—§  303.14, including enhancements (§  303.10), and aggravating or mitigating circumstances (§  303.13).

 (b)  Judicial proceeding. A judicial proceeding is a proceeding in which all offenses for which the offender has been convicted are pending before the court for sentencing at the same time. A judicial proceeding may include multiple offenses and transactions.

Source

   The provisions of this §  303.2 amended July 5, 1985, and applies to sentences for crimes committed after January 1, 1986, 15 Pa.B. 2447; as announced at 16 Pa.B. 439 (February 15, 1986). Prior guidelines will continue to apply when sentencing crimes committed before January 2, 1986; amended May 11, 1991, effective August 9, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3988; amended February 15, 1994, effective August 12, 1994, 24 Pa.B. 2483; amended March 14, 1997, effective June 13, 1997, 27 Pa.B. 1252; amended February 9, 2005, effective June 3, 2005, 35 Pa.B. 1508; amended September 5, 2008, effective December 5, 2008, 38 Pa.B. 4971; amended September 13, 2012, effective December 28, 2012, 42 Pa.B. 6072; amended June 6, 2013, effective September 27, 2013, 43 Pa.B. 3655; amended June 1, 2017, effective December 1, 2017, applicable to all sentences for offenses committed on or after January 1, 2018, 47 Pa.B. 5141; amended September 25, 2020, effective January 1, 2021, 50 Pa.B. 5341. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (399062).



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