S. 4010 (93rd): Public Attorney Act


Sep 17, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 17, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Samuel Ervin Jr.

Senator from North Carolina


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish an independent Public Attorney to further insure the separation of constitutional powers and the administration of justice.

Summary (CRS)

9/17/1974--Introduced.Public Attorney Act - Establishes the Office of Public Attorney, under the direction of the Public Attorney, to be designated by three retired appellate court judges who, in turn, shall ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 17, 1974

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