H.R. 5512 (112th): Divisional Realignment Act of 2012

May 07, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 112-188.
Bennie Thompson
Representative for Mississippi's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated
Sep 25, 2012
2 pages
Related Bills
S. 3293 (Related)
Divisional Realignment Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 14, 2012


This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 5, 2012.

Introduced May 07, 2012
Referred to Committee May 07, 2012
Reported by Committee May 16, 2012
Passed House May 30, 2012
Passed Senate Sep 22, 2012
Signed by the President Oct 05, 2012
Full Title

To amend title 28, United States Code, to realign divisions within two judicial districts.


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4 cosponsors (3R, 1D) (show)

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10/5/2012--Public Law.
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Divisional Realignment Act of 2012 - Amends the federal judicial code to realign counties comprising judicial divisions within the Eastern District of Missouri and the Northern District of Mississippi.
Makes this Act effective 60 days after enactment.

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