H.R. 580 (110th): To amend chapter 35 of title 28, United States Code, to provide for a 120-day limit to the term of a United States attorney appointed on an interim basis by the Attorney General, and for other purposes.

Introduced:

Jan 19, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 26, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Howard Berman

Representative for California's 28th congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Mar 27, 2007
Length: 4 pages

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History

Jan 19, 2007
 
Introduced

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Mar 15, 2007
 
Reported by Committee

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Mar 26, 2007
 
Passed House

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2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Mar 26, 2007 7:11 p.m.
Passed 329/78

Related Bills

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S. 214 (Related)
Preserving United States Attorney Independence Act of 2007

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jun 14, 2007

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