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      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on the Judiciary
      Bankruptcy and the Courts
    IntroducedJuly 30th, 2013

What is it?

According to the Brennan Center for Justice, this bill 

would create five permanent and one temporary circuit court judgeships, 65 permanent and 20 temporary district court judgeships, and would make permanent eight temporary district court judgeships. 


Impact

The bill impacts the number of circuit court and district court judgeships in the United States.

Cost

A CBO cost is currently unavailable. US Courts states that the 2014 salary for a district judge is $199,100, while a salary for a circuit judge is $211,200.

More Information

In Detail:

The bill would create the following permanent district court judgeships: 

1 additional district judge for the district of Delaware;

6 additional district judges for the eastern district of California;

2 additional district judges for the eastern district of Texas;

4 additional district judges for the western district of Texas;

6 additional district judges for the district of Arizona;

10 additional district judges for the central district of California;

5 additional district judges for the northern district of California;

2 additional district judges for the district of Colorado;

2 additional district judges for the western district of Washington;

1 additional district judge for the southern district of Indiana;

3 additional district judges for the southern district of Florida;

5 additional district judges for the middle district of Florida;

1 additional district judge for the western district of New York;

1 additional district judge for the northern district of Florida;

1 additional district judge for the western district of Wisconsin;

3 additional district judges for the southern district of California;

2 additional district judges for the eastern district of New York;

2 additional district judges for the district of New Jersey; 

1 additional district judge for the district of Idaho; 

2 additional district judges for the southern district of Texas;

1 additional district judge for the district of Minnesota;

1 additional district judge for the northern district of Georgia;

1 additional district judge for the district of Nevada;

1 additional district judge for the district of New Mexico; and

1 additional district judge for the southern district of New York.


The bill would create the following temporary district court judgeships: 

1 additional district judge for the eastern district of California;

1 additional district judge for the western district of Texas;

4 additional district judges for the district of Arizona;

2 additional district judges for the central district of California;

1 additional district judge for the northern district of California;

1 additional district judge for the middle district of Florida; 

1 additional district judge for the southern district of California;

1 additional district judge for the district of New Jersey; 

1 additional district judge for the district of Minnesota;

1 additional district judge for the western district of Missouri;

1 additional district judge for the northern district of Georgia;

1 additional district judge for the district of Nevada;

1 additional district judge for the district of Oregon;

1 additional district judge for the southern district of New York;

1 additional district judge for the middle district of Tennessee; and

1 additional district judge for the eastern district of Virginia.

AKA

Federal Judgeship Act of 2013

Official Title

A bill to provide for the appointment of additional Federal circuit and district judges, and for other purposes.

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