S. 1887 (104th): Federal Courts Improvement Act of 1996


Jun 19, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 19, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 19, 1996.


Pub.L. 104-317


Charles “Chuck” Grassley

Senator from Iowa



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Last Updated: Oct 4, 1996
Length: 15 pages

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Full Title

A bill to make improvements in the operation and administration of the Federal courts, and for other purposes.

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S. 2516 (105th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Oct 1, 1998

H.R. 4314 (Related)
Federal Courts Improvement Act of 1996

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 28, 1996

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 1887” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Jun 19, 1996
Reported by Committee
Jul 25, 1996
Passed Senate
Oct 3, 1996
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Oct 4, 1996
Vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 19, 1996


2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)
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