- EnactedDecember 20th, 2013The President signed this bill into law
- The senate Passed December 10th, 2013Passed by Voice Vote
- The house Passed November 12th, 2013Roll Call Vote 401 Yea / 0 Nay
House Committee on the JudiciaryCourts, Intellectual Property, and the InternetIntroducedJuly 31st, 2013
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To amend title 28, United States Code, to modify the composition of the southern judicial district of Mississippi to improve judicial efficiency, and for other purposes.
Amends the federal judicial code to realign the southern judicial district of Mississippi into four (currently, five) divisions with court to be held for: the Northern Division at Jackson, the Southern Division at Gulfport, the Eastern Division at Hattiesburg, and the Western Division at Natchez. Sets forth the Mississippi counties comprising each realigned division.