H.R. 5688 (102nd): Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 1992


Jul 23, 1992
102nd Congress, 1991–1992


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 26, 1992

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 26, 1992.


Pub.L. 102-361


Jack Brooks

Representative for Texas's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 26, 1992

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 28, United States Code, to authorize the appointment of additional bankruptcy judges, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/10/1992--Passed House amended.Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 1992 - Amends the Federal judicial code to provide for the appointment of additional permanent bankruptcy judges for:(1) the districts of Arizona, Connecticut, Maryland, ... Read more >


Jul 23, 1992

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Aug 6, 1992
Reported by Committee

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Aug 10, 1992
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 12, 1992
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 26, 1992
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5688”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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S. 646 (Related)
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Passed Senate
Last Action: Aug 2, 1991

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