US HB320 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-03-05 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Divides the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit into two judicial circuits: (1) the Ninth Circuit, and (2) a new Twelfth Circuit. The Ninth Circuit is composed of California, Guam, Hawaii, and Northern Mariana Islands. The new Twelfth Circuit is composed of Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington.

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Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judgeship and Reorganization Act of 2021



2021-03-05HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.
2021-01-13HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2021-01-13HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB2970 (Related) 2021-10-07 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.


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