S.1608 - United States Claims Court Improvement Act of 1987100th Congress (1987-1988)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Thurmond, Strom [R-SC] (Introduced 08/06/1987)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||03/04/1988 Subcommittee on Courts and Administrative Practice. Hearings held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1608 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (08/06/1987)
United States Claims Court Improvement Act of 1987 - Amends the Federal judicial code with respect to the salaries and benefits of judges of the U.S. Claims Court (making such salaries and benefits equal those of U.S. Tax Court judges) and the administration of such court (allowing the Claims Court to contract for certain services and granting such court the same subpoena and incidental powers as the U.S. Tax Court).
Deems the clerk, court executive (to be appointed by the chief judge of the Claims Court), and all employees of the Claims Court to be officers and employees of the judicial branch of the Federal Government.
Sets forth provisions permitting the recall of eligible persons to serve as senior Claims Court judges.