S. 699: Court Efficiency Act of 2013

113th Congress, 2013–2015. Text as of Apr 10, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 699

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 10, 2013

(for himself,Mr. Hatch,Mr. Sessions,Mr. Graham,Mr. Cornyn,Mr. Lee,Mr. Cruz, andMr. Flake) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to theCommittee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To reallocate Federal judgeships for the courts of appeals, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Court Efficiency Act of 2013 .

2.

Reallocation of Federal judgeships

(a)

In general

ThePresidentshall appoint, by and with the advice and consent of theSenate

(1)

1 additional circuit judge for the second circuit court of appeals; and

(2)

1 additional circuit judge for the eleventh circuit court of appeals.

(b)

Conforming amendment

Section 44(a)of title 28, United States Code, is amended in the table—

(1)

in the item relating to the District of Columbia circuit court of appeals, by striking11and inserting8;

(2)

in the item relating to the second circuit court of appeals, by striking13and inserting14; and

(3)

in the item relating to the eleventh circuit court of appeals, by striking12and inserting13.