S. 214 (110th): Preserving United States Attorney Independence Act of 2007

Introduced:
Jan 09, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 110-34.
Sponsor
Dianne Feinstein
Senator from California
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Jul 03, 2007
Length
1 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 580 (Related)
To amend chapter 35 of title 28, United States Code, to provide for a ...

Passed House
Last Action: Mar 26, 2007

 
Status

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 14, 2007.

Progress
Introduced Jan 09, 2007
Referred to Committee Jan 09, 2007
Reported by Committee Feb 08, 2007
Passed Senate Mar 20, 2007
Passed House May 22, 2007
Signed by the President Jun 14, 2007
 
Full Title

A bill to amend chapter 35 of title 28, United States Code, to preserve the independence of United States attorneys.

Summary

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Votes
Mar 20, 2007 12:16 p.m.
Bill Passed 94/2
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
May 22, 2007 4:23 p.m.
Passed 306/114

Cosponsors
16 cosponsors (16D) (show)
Committees

Senate Judiciary

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Library of Congress Summary

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6/14/2007--Public Law.
Preserving United States Attorney Independence Act of 2007 - Amends the federal judicial code to: (1) allow a person appointed as U.S. attorney to serve until the qualification of a U.S. attorney for such district appointed by the President, or the expiration of 120 days after appointment by the Attorney General, whichever is earlier; and (2) provide that, if an appointment so expires, the district court for such district may appoint a U.S. attorney to serve until the vacancy is filled.
Applies this Act to any person serving as a U.S. attorney on the day before the enactment of this Act who was appointed by the Attorney General under current law.

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