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S.1385: Federal Judgeship Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about law
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Sponsor Christopher A. Coons, D-Del.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Democrats)
Introduced July 30, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 10, 2013
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Bill Summary

Federal Judgeship Act of 2013 - Directs the President, with advice and consent of the Senate, to appoint specified additional: (1) permanent circuit judges for the sixth and ninth circuit courts of appeals and a temporary judge for the ninth circuit; and (2) permanent district judges for various judicial districts of Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin and temporary district judges for Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 10, 2013 Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Bankruptcy and the Courts. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-348.
July 30, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.