Text: H.R.3058 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (08/02/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3058


To provide for additional Federal district judgeships for the eastern district of California, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

August 2, 2013

Mr. Valadao (for himself, Mr. McCarthy of California, Mr. Costa, and Mr. Nunes) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To provide for additional Federal district judgeships for the eastern district of California, 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 “Central Valley Judicial Relief Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Federal district judgeships in California.

(a) Additional permanent district judgeships.—The President shall appoint, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, 6 additional district judges for the eastern district of California.

(b) Conforming amendment.—The table contained in section 133(a) of title 28, United States Code, is amended by striking the item relating to California and inserting the following:



“California:
  Northern 14
  Eastern 12
  Central 27
  Southern 13”.

(c) Temporary judgeship.—

(1) IN GENERAL.—The President shall appoint, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, one additional district judge for the eastern district of California.

(2) VACANCY NOT FILLED.—The first vacancy in the office of district judge in the eastern district of California, occurring 10 years or more after the confirmation date of the judge named to fill the temporary district judgeship created by this subsection, shall not be filled.

SEC. 3. Additional place of holding court.

Section 84(b) of title 28, United States Code, is amended in the second sentence by inserting “Bakersfield,” after “shall be held at”.