98 STAT. 2032 Ante, pp. 1998, 1999, 2008. Report.
Ante, p. 2030. Ante, p. 2018.
18 USC 4201 et seq. 18 USC 4161 et seq.
PUBLIC LAW 98-473—OCT. 12, 1984
title 18, United States Code, shall not go into effect until the day after— (I) the United States Sentencing Commission has submitted the initial set of sentencing guidelines to the Congress pursuant to subparagraph (B)(i), along with a report stating the reasons for the Commission's recommendations; (II) the General Accounting Office has undertaken a study of the guidelines, and their potential impact in comparison with the operation of the existing sentencing and parole release system, and has, within one hundred and fifty days of submission of the guidelines, reported to the Congress the results of its study; and (III) the Congress has had six months after the date described in subclause (I) in which to examine the guidelines and consider the reports; and (IV) the provisions of sections 227 and 228 shall take effect on the date of enactment. (2) For the purposes of section 992(a) of title 28, the terms of the first members of the United States Sentencing Commission shall not begin to run until the sentencing guidelines go into effect pursuant to paragraph (l)(B)(ii). (b)(1) The following provisions of law in effect on the day before the effective date of this Act shall remain in effect for five years after the effective date as to an individual convicted of an offense or adjudicated to be a juvenile delinquent before the effective date and as to a term of imprisonment during the period described in subsection (a)(l)(B): (A) Chapter 311 of title 18, United States Code. (B) Chapter 309 of title 18, United States Code. (C) Sections 4251 through 4255 of title 18, United States Code. (D) Sections 5041 and 5042 of title 18, United States Code. (E) Sections 5017 through 5020 of title 18, United States Code, as to a sentence imposed before the date of enactment. (F) The maximum term of imprisonment in effect on the effective date for an offense committed before the effective date. (G) Any other law relating to a violation of a condition of release or to arrest authority with regard to a person who violates a condition of release. (2) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 4202 of title 18, United States Code, as in effect on the day before the effective date of this Act, the term of office of a Commissioner who is in office on the effective date is extended to the end of the five-year period after the effective date of this Act. (3) The United States Parole Commission shall set a release date, for an individual who will be in its jurisdiction the day before the expiration of five years after the effective date of this Act, that is within the range that applies to the prisoner under the applicable parole guideline. A release date set pursuant to this paragraph shall be set early enough to permit consideration of an appeal of the release date, in accordance with Parole Commission procedures, before the expiration of five years following the effective date of this Act. (4) Notwithstanding the other provisions of this subsection, all laws in effect on the day before the effective date of this Act pertaining to an individual who is— (A) released pursuant to a provision listed in paragraph (1); and