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Text of A bill to delay the effective date of certain proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure and certain ...

...Procedure and certain other rules promulgated by the U.S. Supreme Court.

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 8, 1976. The text of the bill below is as of Jul 8, 1976 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

90 STAT. 822                           PUBLIC LAW 94-349—JULY 8, 1976

                     Public Law 94-349
                     94th Congress
                                                        An Act
  July 8, 1976
                     To delay the effective date of certain proposed amendments to the Federal Rules
  [H.R. 13899]         of Criminal Procedure and certain other rules promulgated by the United
                       States Supreme Court.

                        Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the
Federal Rules of      United States of America in Congress assembled^ That, notwithstand-
Procedure.           ing the provisions of sections 3771 and 3772 of title 18 of the United
Certain proposed     States Code, the amendments to rules 6(e), 23, 24, 40.1 and 41(c) (2)
amendments,
delay of effective   of the Rules of Criminal Procedure for the United States district
date.                courts which are embraced by the order entered by the United States
18 u s e 3771        Supreme Court on April 26, 1976, and which were transmitted to the
note.                Congress on or about April 26, 1976, shall not take effect until
                     August 1, 1977, or until and to the extent approved by Act of Con-
                     gress, whichever is earlier. The remainder of the proposed amend-
                     ments to the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure shall become
                     effective August 1, 1976, pursuant to law.
28 u s e 2071           SEC. 2. That, notwithstanding the provisions of section 2072 of title
note.                28 of the United States Code, the rules and forms governing section
                     2254 cases in the United States district courts and the rules and forms
                     governing section 2255 proceedings in the United States district courts
                     which are embraced by the order entered by the United States
                     Supreme Court on April 26, 1976, and which were transmitted to the
                     Congress on or about April 26, 1976, shall not take effect until thirty
                     days after the adjournment sine die of the 94th Congress, or until
                     and to the extent approved by Act of Congress, whichever is earlier.
                       Approved July 8, 1976.




                     LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
                     HOUSE REPORT No. 94-1204 (Comm. on the Judiciary).
                     SENATE REPORT No. 94-990 (Comm. on the Judiciary).
                     CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 122 (1976):
                          June 7, considered and passed House.
                          June 29, considered and passed Senate, amended.
                          June 30, House agreed to Senate amendment.