S.1162 - Federal Judicial Fairness Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA] (Introduced 07/11/2001)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||07/11/2001 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1162 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Federal Judicial Fairness Act of 2001 - Repeals a Federal provision limiting salary increases for Federal judges or Supreme Court Justices to those specifically authorized by Act of Congress.
Introduced in Senate (07/11/2001)
Amends the Federal judicial code to make the cost of living adjustments in judicial salaries effective in the first pay period beginning on or after January 1 each year (currently, such adjustments are triggered by General Schedule adjustments). Prohibits the percentage adjustment taking effect in a calendar year, in any salary rate, from exceeding that adjustment taking effect in such year under General Schedule pay rate provisions.
Increases the rate of basic pay for: (1) the Chief Justice of the United States; (2) an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court; (3) a judge of a U.S. circuit court, a district court, and the U.S. Court of International Trade; (4) a bankruptcy judge; and (5) a full-time magistrate judge.