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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.


The text of the bill below is as of Aug 6, 1982 (Passed Congress).


PUBLIC LAW 97-230—AUG. 6, 1982                                     96 STAT. 255

Public Law 97-230
97th Congress
                                  An Act
To amend title 28, United States Code, to modify the bar membership requirements     Aug. 6,1982—
                          for United States magistrates.                              [S. 2706]
  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That section                       us.
631(b)(1) of title 28, United States Code, is amended by striking out              magistrates.
"He is, and has been for at least five years, a member" and inserting              ?eTui?eSents
in lieu thereof the following: "He has been for at least five years a              modification.
member 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 of the United States, and he is a member".
  Approved August 6, 1982.




LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S. 2706:
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 128 (1982):
    June 30, considered and passed Senate.
    July 23, considered and passed House.