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Pennsylvania Sentencing Matrix

Pennsylvania Sentencing Matrix (Effective 09/27/2013)

Level

OGS

Example Offenses

Prior Record Store

0

1

2

3

4

5

RFEL

REVOC

AGG/MIT

Level 5

 

 State Incarceration

14

Murder 3

Inchoate Murder (SBI)

Rape (Victim <13 yrs)

72-SL

84-SL

96-SL

120-SL

168-SL

192-SL

204-SL

SL

/-12

13

Inchoate Murder (No SBI)

Weapons Mass Destr‐Use

PWID Cocaine (>1,000 g)

60‐78

66-84

72-90

78-96

84-102

96-114

108-126

240

+/- 12

12

Rape‐Forcible Compulsion

IDSI‐Forceible Compulsion

Robbery‐Inflices SBI

48-66

54-72

60-78

66-84

77-90

84-102

96-114

120

+/- 12

11

Agg Assault‐Cause SBI

Voluntary Manslaughter

Sexual Assault

PWID Cocaine (100‐1,000 g)

36-54

BC

42-60

48-66

54-72

60-78

72-90

84-102

120

+/- 12

10

Kidnapping

Agg Indecent Assault F2

Arson‐Person in Building

Hom by Vehicle‐DUI & Work Zone

PWID Cocaine(50‐<100 g)

22-36

BC

30-42

BC

36-48

BC

42-54

48-60

60-72

72-84

120

+/- 12

9

Sexual Exploitation of Children

Robbery‐Commit/Threat F1/F2

Burglary‐Home/Person Present

Arson‐No Person in Building

12-24

BC

18-30

BC

24-36

BC

30-42

BC

36-48

BC

48-60

60-72

120

+/- 12

Level 4

 

 State Incarceration / RIP Trade

8

(F1)

Agg Assault ‐Cause BI w/DW

Theft (Firearm)

Identity theft (3rd/+ & Vic>=60 yrs)

Hom by Veh‐DUI or Work Zone

Theft (>$100,000)

PWID Cocaine (10‐<50 g)

9-16

BC

12-18

BC

15-21

BC

18-24

BC

21-27

BC

27-33

BC

40-52

N/A

+/- 9

Level 3

 

State Incarceration / County Incarceration RIP Trade

7

(F2)

Robbery‐Inflicts/Threatens BI

Burglary‐Home/No Person Present

Statutory Sexual Assault

Theft (>$50,000‐$100,000)

Identity Theft (3rd/subq)

PWID Cocaine (5‐<10 g)

6-14

BC

9-16

BC

12-18

BC

15-21

BC

18-24

BC

24-30

BC

35-45

BC

N/A

+/- 6

6

Agg Assault‐Cause Fear of SBI

Homicide by Vehicle 

Burglary‐Not a Home/Person Prsnt

Theft (>$25,000‐$50,000)

Arson‐Endanger Property

PWID Cocaine (2<5 g)

3-12

BC

6-14

BC

9-16

BC

12-18

BC

15-21

BC

21-27

BC

27-40

BC

N/A

+/- 6

Level 2

 

County Incarceration RIP / RS

5

(F3)

Burglary F2

Theft (>$2000‐$25,000)

Bribery

PWID Marij (1‐<10 lbs)

RS-9

 

1-12

BC

 

3-14

BC

6-16

BC

9-16

BC

12-18

BC

24-36

BC

N/A

+/- 3

4

Indecent Assault M2

Forgery (Money, Stocks)

Weapon on School Property

Criminal Trespass F2

RS-3

RS-9

RS-<12

3-14

BC

6-16

BC

9-16

BC

21-30

BC

N/A

+/- 3

3

(M1)

Simple Assault‐Attempt/Cause BI

Theft ($200‐$2000)

Carrying Explosives

Simple Possession

RS-1

RS-6

RS-9

RS-<12

3-14

BC

6-16

BC

12-18

BC

N/A

+/- 3

Level 1

 

RS

2

(M2)

Theft ($50‐<$200)

Retail Theft (1st/2nd Offense)

Bad Checks ($500‐<$1,000)

RS

RS-2

RS-3

RS-4

RS-6

1-9

6-<12

N/A

+/- 3

1

(M3)

Most Misd. 3's;Theft (<$50)

DUI (M)

Poss Small Amount Marijuana

RS

RS-1

RS-2

RS-3

RS-4

RS-6

3-6

N/A

+/- 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Designated areas of the matrix indicate restrictive intermediate punishments may be imposed as a substitute for incarceration possession with intent to deliver

2. When restrictive intermediate punishments are appropriate, the duration of the restrictive intermediate punishment programs are recommended not to exceed the guideline ranges.

3. When the range is RS through a number of months (e.g. RS‐6), RIP may be appropriate.

4. All numbers in sentence recommendations suggest months of minimum confinement pursuant to 42 Pa.C.S. 9755(b) and 9756(b).

5. Statutory classification (e.g., F1, F2, etc.) in brackets reflect the omnibus OGS assignment for the given grade.)

Source: http://pcs.la.psu.edu/guidelines/sentencing/sentencing-guidelines-and-implementation-manuals/7th-edition-amendment-09-27-2013/matrices/303.16-a-basic-sentencing-matrix/view

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