H.R.580 - To amend chapter 35 of title 28, United States Code, to provide for a 120-day limit to the term of a United States attorney appointed on an interim basis by the Attorney General, and for other purposes.

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  • Official: To amend chapter 35 of title 28, United States Code, to provide for a 120-day limit to the term of a United States attorney appointed on an interim basis by the Attorney General, and for other purposes. as introduced.

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Result: Passed - March 26, 2007

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Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 580 To amend chapter 35 of title 28, United States Code, to provide for a 120 day limit to the term of a United States attorney appointed on an interim basis by the Attorney General, and for other purposes

 

Official Summary

Amends the federal judicial code to provide for a person appointed as U.S. attorney to serve until the earlier of: (1) the qualification of a U.S. attorney for such district appointed by the President (as under current law); or (2) the expiration of 120 days after appointment by the Attorne

Official Summary

Amends the federal judicial code to provide for a person appointed as U.S. attorney to serve until the earlier of:
(1) the qualification of a U.S. attorney for such district appointed by the President (as under current law); or
(2) the expiration of 120 days after appointment by the Attorney General. Authorizes the U.S. district court for the particular district, if such a 120-day temporary appointment expires, to appoint a U.S. attorney to serve until the vacancy is filled. States that this Act is the exclusive means for appointing a person to perform temporarily the functions of a U.S. attorney for a district in which the office of a U.S. attorney is vacant.

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