H.R. 14388 (95th): A bill to create an additional judicial district in the State of Maryland, by dividing the present single judicial district into two districts, Northern and Southern Districts of Maryland.


Oct 14, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 14, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Newton Steers Jr.

Representative for Maryland's 8th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

Divides the existing single judicial district of Maryland into the Northern and Southern Districts of Maryland. Provides for the assignment of the current district judges to each district and the ... Read more >

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Oct 14, 1978

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