H.R.409 - To amend title 28, United States Code, to divide New Jersey into 2 judicial districts.107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Andrews, Robert E. [D-NJ-1] (Introduced 02/06/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||02/12/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property.|
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Summary: H.R.409 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Amends the Federal judicial code to establish two judicial districts in New Jersey (currently, one), the Northern and Southern Districts of New Jersey. Sets forth provisions regarding the allocation of judgeships, including bankruptcy judgeships, among those districts.
Introduced in House (02/06/2001)
Provides for the transfer of district judges, bankruptcy judges, and magistrate judges to the Northern and Southern Districts of New Jersey.
Transfers U.S. attorneys, U.S. marshals, and Federal public defenders for the District of New Jersey to the Northern District of New Jersey. Directs the President to appoint, by and with the advice of the Senate, a U.S. attorney and a U.S. marshal for the Southern District of New Jersey.
Specifies that neither pending cases nor juries shall be affected.