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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.