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Referred in Senate (06/16/2009)


111th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2661


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 16, 2009

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


AN ACT

To amend title 18, United States Code, to increase the penalty for violations of section 119 (relating to protection of individuals performing certain official duties), and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Court Security Enhancement Act of 2009”.

SEC. 2. Increase of penalty.

Section 119(a) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking “5 years” and inserting “10 years”.

SEC. 3. Resolving a workload requirement for senior judge participation in court governance.

Section 631(a) of title 28, United States Code, is amended by striking “(including any judge in regular active service and any judge who has retired from regular active service under section 371(b) of this title, when designated and assigned to the court to which such judge was appointed)”.

Passed the House of Representatives June 15, 2009.

    Attest: lorraine c. miller,   
    Clerk.