Week ending May 19, 2017
H.R.2266 – Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2017
The bill converts the temporary office of bankruptcy judge to the permanent office of bankruptcy judge in some judicial districts. The temporary status is a result of expanding the number of bankruptcy judges in the wake of the recession in 2008.
Those districts are Delaware (4 judges), Southern District of Florida (2 judges), Maryland (1 judge), Eastern District of Michigan (Office made permanent), Nevada (Office made permanent), Eastern District of North Carolina (Office made permanent), Puerto Rico (Office made permanent), Eastern Virginia (Office made permanent)
(Full text of H.R. 2266 at congress.gov)
Sponsor: Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13] (Introduced 05/01/2017)
Status: Passed House /
VOTES and FLOOR ACTION
On Passage: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Motion to recommit:
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COST AND IMPACT
Cost to the taxpayers: Data not available
Pay-as-you-go requirements: Data not available
Regulatory and Other Impact: Data not available
Dynamic Scoring: Data not available
Tax Complexity: Not applicable to this bill.
Earmark Certification: Data not available
Duplication of programs: Data not available
Direct Rule-Making: Data not available
Advisory Committee Statement: Data not available
Budget Authority: Data not available
Constitutional Authority: Assumed.
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