Summary: S.214 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 110-34 (06/14/2007)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on February 12, 2007. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Preserving United States Attorney Independence Act of 2007 - Amends the federal judicial code to: (1) allow a person appointed as U.S. attorney to serve until the qualification of a U.S. attorney for such district appointed by the President, or the expiration of 120 days after appointment by the Attorney General, whichever is earlier; and (2) provide that, if an appointment so expires, the district court for such district may appoint a U.S. attorney to serve until the vacancy is filled.

Applies this Act to any person serving as a U.S. attorney on the day before the enactment of this Act who was appointed by the Attorney General under current law.