Summary: H.R.6755 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.6755. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (09/10/2018)

Judiciary Reforms, Organization and Operational Modernization Act of 2018 or the Judiciary ROOM Act of 2018

This bill makes various changes to the operation and organization of federal courts.

Among other things, the bill does the following:

  • adds 52 new permanent district court judgeships,
  • converts 8 temporary district court judgeships into permanent judgeships,
  • restructures certain judicial districts,
  • requires the Judicial Conference of the United States to issue a judicial code of conduct for judges and justices of U.S. courts (including Justices of the Supreme Court), and
  • requires certain proceedings to be live streamed.