H.R.215: Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judgeship and Reorganization Act of 2019

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Bill Summary

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

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 3
Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.
Jan. 3
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Jan. 3

Introduced in the House by Mike Simpson (R-Idaho)

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