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house Bill H.R. 1626

Statutory Time-Periods Technical Amendments Act of 2009

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  • EnactedMay 7th, 2009
    The President signed this bill into law
  • The senate Passed April 27th, 2009
    Passed by Voice Vote
  • The house Passed April 22nd, 2009
    Passed by Voice Vote
      house Committees
      Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Committee on the Judiciary
    IntroducedMarch 19th, 2009

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Statutory Time-Periods Technical Amendments Act of 2009

Official Title

To make technical amendments to laws containing time periods affecting judicial proceedings.


Statutory Time-Periods Technical Amendments Act of 2009 - Amends federal bankruptcy, criminal, and civil law, as well as the Classified Information Procedures Act and the Controlled Substances Act, to extend from 5 to 7 days, and from 10 to 14 days, counting holidays and weekends, specified deadlines affecting court proceedings to harmonize them with recent amendments to the federal time-computation rules intended to provide predictability and uniformity to the current process of calculating court deadlines.

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