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.


Jan 19, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

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.


Howard Berman
Representative for California's 28th congressional district


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Last Updated: Mar 27, 2007
Length: 4 pages

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Summary (CRS)
3/26/2007--Passed House amended.Amends the federal judicial code to provide for a person appointed as U.S. attorney to serve until the earlier of: (1) the qualification of a U.S. attorney for ...

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Enacted — Signed by the President
Jun 14, 2007

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Jan 19, 2007
Reported by Committee
Mar 15, 2007
Passed House
Mar 26, 2007
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2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Mar 26, 2007 7:11 p.m.
Passed 329/78

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