H.R. 162 (112th): Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judgeship and Reorganization Act of 2011

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 judicial circuits, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jan 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael “Mike” Simpson

Representative for Idaho's 2nd congressional district



Read Text »
Last Updated: Jan 5, 2011
Length: 10 pages


Jan 5, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

H.R. 162 (112th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 162 — 112th Congress: Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judgeship and Reorganization Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 28, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr162>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.