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H.R. 4712 (96th): A bill to delay conditionally the effective date of certain rules of procedure and evidence proposed by the United States Supreme Court and for other purposes.


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7/10/1979--Introduced. Stipulates that certain amendments proposed by the United States Supreme Court and transmitted by the Chief Justice on April 30, 1979, to the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, the Federal Rules of Evidence, and the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure shall not take effect until specified dates and to the extent approved by Congress. Revises the proposed amendment to Rule 40 of the Rules of Criminal Procedure (relating to commitment to another district and removal).