H.R. 191 (111th): Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judgeship and Reorganization Act of 2009


Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael “Mike” Simpson

Representative for Idaho's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 28, United States Code, to provide for the appointment of additional Federal circuit judges, to divide the Ninth Judicial Circuit of the United States into two circuits, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/6/2009--Introduced.Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judgeship and Reorganization Act of 2009 - Divides the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit into: (1) the Ninth Circuit, composed of California, ... Read more >

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Jan 6, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 191”). 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)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 221 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 4, 2007

H.R. 162 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 5, 2011

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