H.R. 5357 (99th): Emergency Drug Control Judicial Resources Act of 1986

Aug 07, 1986 (99th Congress, 1985–1986)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Stanley Lundine
Representative for New York's 34th congressional district

This bill was introduced on August 7, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Aug 07, 1986
Referred to Committee Aug 07, 1986
Full Title

A bill to provide temporary additional judicial resources to conduct trials of criminal drug cases.


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Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law

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Emergency Drug Control Judicial Resources Act of 1986 - Directs the President to appoint, by and with the consent of the Senate, two additional district judges for each of the following judicial districts:
(1) Southern and Western Districts of Texas;
(2) Southern and Eastern Districts of New York;
(3) Central, Northern, and Southern Districts of California;
(4) Southern District of Florida;
(5) Arizona; and
(6) Northern District of Illinois. Declares that it is the intent of Congress that such district judges should be used to reduce the backlog of criminal prosecutions for offenses under the Controlled Substances Act and other drug control laws awaiting trial in the districts for which they are appointed.

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