S.2873 - A bill to extend the authority of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa to hold court in Rock Island, Illinois.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA] (Introduced 09/30/2004)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||12/10/2004 Became Public Law No: 108-455. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2873 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (11/20/2004)
(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on November 19, 2004. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Amends the 21st Century Department of Justice Appropriations Authorization Act to extend through July 1, 2006, the authority of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa to hold court in Rock Island, Illinois, with regard to cases filed in specified districts and with the consent of the parties, and to summon jurors from the Southern District of Iowa to hear such cases.
Amends the Federal judicial code to require the holding of court for the Northern District of Mississippi, Delta Division, at Cleveland, Mississippi, in addition to Clarksdale.
Authorizes the holding of court for the Western District of Arkansas, Texarkana Division, and for the Eastern District of Texas, Texarkana Division, anywhere within the Federal courthouse in Texarkana located on the State line between Texas and Arkansas.
Adds Plattsburgh, New York, to the list of places for holding court in the Northern District of New York.
Adds Colorado Springs, Colorado, to the list of places for holding court in the District of Colorado.