H.R.1596 - Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 1997105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gekas, George W. [R-PA-17] (Introduced 05/14/1997)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary | Senate - Judiciary|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 105-208|
|Latest Action:||05/15/1998 Referred to Subcommittee on Oversight and Courts.|
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Summary: H.R.1596 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.