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Public Law 112-188
112th Congress

                                 An Act


 
 To amend title 28, United States Code, to realign divisions within two 
       judicial districts. <<NOTE: Oct. 5, 2012 -  [H.R. 5512]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Divisional 
Realignment Act of 2012. 28 USC 1 note.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Divisional Realignment Act of 2012''.
SEC. 2. REALIGNMENT WITHIN THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI.

    Section 105(a) of title 28, United States Code, is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (1), by striking ``Iron,'' and ``Saint 
        Genevieve,''; and
            (2) in paragraph (3)--
                    (A) by inserting ``Iron,'' after ``Dunklin,''; and
                    (B) by inserting ``Saint Genevieve,'' after 
                ``Ripley,''.
SEC. 3. REALIGNMENT WITHIN THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI.

    Section 104 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by striking 
subsection (a) and inserting the following:
    ``(a) The northern district comprises three divisions.
            ``(1) The Aberdeen Division comprises the counties of 
        Alcorn, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Clay, Itawamba, Lee, Lowndes, 
        Monroe, Oktibbeha, Prentiss, Tishomingo, Webster, and Winston.
            ``Court for the Aberdeen Division shall be held at Aberdeen, 
        Ackerman, and Corinth.
            ``(2) The Oxford Division comprises the counties of Benton, 
        Calhoun, DeSoto, Lafayette, Marshall, Panola, Pontotoc, Quitman, 
        Tallahatchie, Tate, Tippah, Tunica, Union, and Yalobusha.
            ``Court for the Oxford Division shall be held at Oxford.
            ``(3) The Greenville Division comprises the counties of 
        Attala, Bolivar, Carroll, Coahoma, Grenada, Humphreys, Leflore, 
        Montgomery, Sunflower, and Washington.
            ``Court for the Greenville Division shall be held at 
        Clarksdale, Cleveland, and Greenville.''.

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SEC. 4. <<NOTE: 28 USC 104 note.>> EFFECTIVE DATE.

    The amendments made by this Act take effect on the 60th day after 
the date of the enactment of this Act.

    Approved October 5, 2012.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 5512:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 112-497 (Comm. on the Judiciary).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 158 (2012):
            May 30, considered and passed House.
            Sept. 21, considered and passed Senate.

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