US HB42 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 4 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-03-01 - 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, Oregon, Washington, and Northern Mariana Islands. The new Twelfth Circuit is composed of Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, Montana, and Nevada.

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Judicial Administration and Improvement Act of 2021


Rep. Andy Biggs [R-AZ]


2021-03-01HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.
2021-01-04HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2021-01-04HouseIntroduced in House


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