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house Bill H.R. 136

Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2017

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      house Committees
      Committee on the Judiciary
      Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law
    IntroducedJanuary 3rd, 2017

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Title

Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2017

Official Title

To amend title 28 of the United States Code to authorize the appointment of additional bankruptcy judges; and for other purposes.

Summary

Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal judicial code to: convert certain temporary bankruptcy judges to permanent bankruptcy judges and authorize the appointment of additional bankruptcy judges in Delaware and Michigan; convert temporary bankruptcy judges to permanent bankruptcy judges in specified judicial districts in Florida, Maryland, Nevada, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, and Virginia; and authorize the appointment of additional bankruptcy judges in the middle district of Florida.