IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
June 14, 2012
Mrs. McCaskill (for herself, Mr. Blunt, Mr. Wicker, and Mr. Cochran) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend title 28, United States Code, to realign divisions within two judicial districts.
This Act may be cited as the
Divisional Realignment Act of
Realignment within the eastern district of Missouri
Section 105(a) of title 28, United States Code, is amended—
in paragraph (1)—
Saint Genevieve,; and
in paragraph (3)—
Sainte Genevieve, after
Realignment within the northern district of Mississippi
Section 104 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by striking subsection (a) and inserting the following:
The Northern District comprises 3 divisions.
The Aberdeen Division comprises the counties of Alcorn, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Clay, Itawamba, Lee, Lowndes, Monroe, Oktibbeha, Prentiss, Tishomingo, Webster, and Winston.
Court for the Aberdeen Division shall be held at Aberdeen, Ackerman, and Corinth.
The Oxford Division comprises the counties of Benton, Calhoun, DeSoto, Lafayette, Marshall, Panola, Pontotoc, Quitman, Tallahatchie, Tate, Tippah, Tunica, Union, and Yalobusha.
Court for the Oxford Division shall be held at Oxford.
The Greenville Division comprises the counties of Attala, Bolivar, Carroll, Coahoma, Grenada, Humphreys, Leflore, Montgomery, Sunflower, and Washington.
Court for the Greenville Division shall be held at Clarksdale, Cleveland, and Greenville.
The amendments made by this Act shall take effect 60 days after the date of enactment of this Act.