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H.R. 1123 (116th): Divisional Realignment for the Eastern District of Arkansas Act of 2019

To amend title 28, United States Code, to modify the composition of the eastern judicial district of Arkansas, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Eric “Rick” Crawford

Sponsor. Representative for Arkansas's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 13, 2019
Length: 1 page
Feb 8, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 26, 2019

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 26, 2019.

Pub.L. 116-73

4 Cosponsors (3 Republicans, 1 Democrat)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Approves Realignment of Judicial Districts in Arkansas
    — Rep. Eric “Rick” Crawford [R-AR1] (Sponsor) on Oct 22, 2019

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 1123, the Divisional Realignment for the Eastern District of Arkansas Act of 2019
    — Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10] on Oct 16, 2019

the daily leader: tuesday, october 22, 2019
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Oct 21, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates new spending due to H.R. 1123 will be negligible.


Feb 8, 2019

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Oct 16, 2019
Ordered Reported

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Oct 22, 2019
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 22, 2019
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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Nov 7, 2019
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 26, 2019
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1123 (116th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1123. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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