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Federal Judgeship Act of 2008

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Federal Judgeship Act of 2008

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A bill to provide for the appointment of additional Federal circuit and district judges, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (2)

Date
07/21/2008Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy without amendment. With written report No. 110-427. Additional, Minority and Supplemental views filed.
03/13/2008Introduced in Senate

All Actions (5)

Date
07/21/2008Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 891.
Action By: Senate
07/21/2008Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy without amendment. With written report No. 110-427. Additional, Minority and Supplemental views filed.
05/15/2008Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
03/13/2008Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR 3/14/2008 S2154-2155)
Action By: Senate
03/13/2008Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR 3/14/2008 S2153-2154)
Action By: Senate

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Judiciary03/13/2008 Referred to
05/15/2008 Markup by
07/21/2008 Reported by S. Rept. 110-427

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Reported to Senate without amendment (07/21/2008)

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Federal Judgeship Act of 2008 - Directs the President to: (1) appoint additional circuit judges for the first, second, third, sixth, eighth, and ninth circuit courts of appeals and temporary judges for the ninth circuit court of appeals; and (2) appoint additional permanent and temporary district judges for districts in specified states.