|Sponsor||Whitehouse (Rhode Island)|
|Date||May 18, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)|
|Staff Contact||Sarah Makin|
The House is scheduled to consider S. 1514, on Tuesday, May 18, 2010, under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. S. 1782 was introduced on October 14, 2009, by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and passed the Senate, with an amendment, on March 16, 2010.
S. 1782 amends the federal judicial code, the federal criminal code, and other federal law. Specifically, the bill makes the following changes to federal code:
The bill is identical to H.R. 3632, which the House passed on October 28, 2009, with the following exceptions:
It deletes references to treatment of "current cases and juries" that aren't affected by a change in the statutory description of the District of North Dakota in the US Code.
The bill consists of nine miscellaneous administrative provisions developed by the United States Judicial Conference, the leadership arm of the Federal Judiciary.
CBO has not scored S. 1782.