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S. 2706 (97th): A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to modify the bar membership requirements for United States magistrates.

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6/30/1982--Introduced. Amends Federal law to require Federal magistrates to be members in good standing of the bar of the highest court of a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands for at least five years prior to their appointment.