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H.R. 320: Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judgeship and Reorganization Act of 2021

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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.

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Sponsor and status

Michael “Mike” Simpson

Sponsor. Representative for Idaho's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 13, 2021
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
Jan 13, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Introduced on Jan 13, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 13, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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Cosponsors

1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)

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4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Idaho Delegation Introduces Legislation to Split the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and add a Federal Judge to Idaho
    — Rep. Michael “Mike” Simpson [R-ID2] (Sponsor) on Jan 26, 2021

Idaho Delegation Introduces Legislation to Split the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and add a Federal Judge to Idaho
    — Sen. James Risch [R-ID] on Jan 26, 2021

Idaho Delegation Introduces Legislation to Split the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and add a Federal Judge to Idaho
    — Sen. Michael “Mike” Crapo [R-ID] on Jan 26, 2021

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History

Jan 13, 2021
 
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