About This Bill
- Introduced Jan. 3, 2019
- Latest Major Action Jan. 3, 2019
- See the four similar bills introduced in other congresses.
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judgeship and Reorganization Act of 2019 This bill divides the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit into two judicial circuits: (1) the Ninth Circuit, and (2) a new Twelfth Circuit. The Ninth Circuit is composed of California, Guam, Hawaii, and Northern Mariana Islands. The new Twelfth Circuit is composed of the following states: Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill
Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Introduced in the House by Mike Simpson (R-Idaho)