Summary: H.R.1596 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1596. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/14/1997)

Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 1997 - Amends the Federal judicial code to authorize appointments to: (1) additional permanent bankruptcy judgeships in specified districts of California, Maryland, New Jersey, and Tennessee; and (2) additional temporary bankruptcy judgeships in California, Florida, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia (provides that the first vacancy occurring in such a district five years or more after a judge is appointed under this Act shall not be filled).

Extends a temporary bankruptcy judgeship position authorized for the district of Delaware.