H.R.580: To amend chapter 35 of title 28, United States Code, to provide for a 120-day limit to the term of a United States attorney appointed on an interim basis by the Attorney General, and for other purposes.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about law
  • Introduced Jan. 19, 2007
  • Latest Major Action March 27, 2007

Bill Cosponsors

2 (All Democrats)

Bill Summary

Amends the federal judicial code to provide for a person appointed as U.S. attorney to serve until the earlier of: (1) the qualification of a U.S. attorney for such district appointed by the President (as under current law); or (2) the expiration of 120 days after appointment by the Attorney General. Authorizes the U.S. district court for the particular district, if such a 120-day temporary appointment expires, to appoint a U.S. attorney to...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law.
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law Discharged.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 110-58.
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 29.
Mr. Conyers moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 580.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 329 - 78 (Roll no. 189).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 92.
Jan. 19, 2007

Introduced in the House by Howard L. Berman (D-Calif.)

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