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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Reorganization Act of 2003

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A bill to amend chapter 3 of title 28, United States Code, to divide the Ninth Judicial Circuit of the United States into 2 circuits, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
03/06/2003Introduced in Senate

All Actions (3)

Date
04/07/2004Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts. Hearings held.
Action By: Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts
03/06/2003Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3320-3321)
Action By: Senate
03/06/2003Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S3319-3320)
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (6)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Stevens, Ted [R-AK]* 03/06/2003
Sen. Burns, Conrad R. [R-MT]* 03/06/2003
Sen. Craig, Larry E. [R-ID]* 03/06/2003
Sen. Crapo, Mike [R-ID]* 03/06/2003
Sen. Inhofe, James M. [R-OK]* 03/06/2003
Sen. Smith, Gordon H. [R-OR]* 03/06/2003

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Judiciary03/06/2003 Referred to
Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts04/07/2004 Hearings by

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Introduced in Senate (03/06/2003)

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Reorganization Act of 2003 - Divides the current U.S. Court of Appeals for the ninth circuit into: (1) the ninth circuit, composed of California and Nevada, consisting of 25 judges, and holding regular sessions in San Francisco and Los Angeles; and (2) the twelfth circuit, composed of Alaska, Arizona, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Northern Mariana Islands, Oregon, and Washington, consisting of 13 judges, and holding regular sessions in Portland and Seattle.

Authorizes a circuit judge of the former ninth circuit who is in regular active service or who is a senior judge to elect to be assigned to either of the two new circuits.