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104th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                S. 1320

To amend chapter 3 of title 28, United States Code, to provide for the 
 appointment in each Federal judicial circuit Court of Appeals, of at 
    least one resident of each State in such circuit, and for other 
                               purposes.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

             October 13 (legislative day, October 10), 1995

 Mr. Akaka (for himself and Mr. Inouye) introduced the following bill; 
   which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciry

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                                 A BILL


 
To amend chapter 3 of title 28, United States Code, to provide for the 
 appointment in each Federal judicial circuit Court of Appeals, of at 
    least one resident of each State in such circuit, and for other 
                               purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. STATE RESIDENCY OF JUDGES OF FEDERAL COURTS OF APPEALS.

    (a) In General.--Section 44(c) of title 28, United States Code, is 
amended--
            (1) by inserting ``(1)'' after ``(c)''; and
            (2) by adding at the end thereof the following new 
        paragraph:
    ``(2) In each circuit (other than the Federal judicial circuit) 
there shall be at least one circuit judge in regular active service 
appointed from the residents of each State in that circuit.''.
    (b) Appointments.--As vacancies occur and judgeships are created 
for Federal circuit judges, the President shall make appointments under 
section 44(a) of title 28, United States Code, in a manner to meet the 
requirements of subsection (c)(2) of such section (as added by 
subsection (a) of this section) at the earliest practical date.
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