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Public Law No: 108-157 (12/03/2003)

 
[108th Congress Public Law 157]
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Public Law 108-157
108th Congress

                                 An Act


 
  To provide for  Federal court proceedings in Plano, Texas.  
  <<NOTE: Dec. 3, 2003 -  [S. 1720]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. CHANGE IN COMPOSITION OF DIVISIONS OF EASTERN DISTRICT 
                              OF TEXAS.

    (a) In General.--Section 124(c) of title 28, United States Code, is 
amended--
            (1) in paragraph (3)--
                    (A) by striking ``Denton, and Grayson'' and 
                inserting ``Delta, Denton, Fannin, Grayson, Hopkins, and 
                Lamar''; and
                    (B) by inserting ``and Plano'' after ``held at 
                Sherman'';
            (2) by striking paragraph (4) and redesignating paragraphs 
        (5) through (7) as paragraphs (4) through (6), respectively; and
            (3) in paragraph (5), as so redesignated, by inserting ``Red 
        River,'' after ``Franklin,''.

    (b) Effective <<NOTE: 28 USC 124 note.>> Date.--
            (1) In general.--This section and the amendments made by 
        this section shall take effect on the date of the enactment of 
        this Act.
            (2) Pending cases not affected.--This section and the 
        amendments made by this section shall not affect any action 
        commenced before the effective date of this section and pending 
        in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of 
        Texas on such date.

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            (3) Juries not affected.--This section and the amendments 
        made by this section shall not affect the composition, or 
        preclude the service, of any grand or petit jury summoned, 
        impaneled, or actually serving in the Eastern Judicial District 
        of Texas on the effective date of this section.

    Approved December 3, 2003.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 1720:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 149 (2003):
            Nov. 4, considered and passed Senate.
            Nov. 19, considered and passed House.

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