The Federal Magistrates Act of 1979, S. 237: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Improvements in Judicial Machinery of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, First Session, on S. 237, March 30, 1979

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Page 75 - Union, and ordered to be printed [Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed In italic] A BILL To...
Page 118 - ... such concurrence, then by the chief judge. Where an area under the administration of the National Park Service, or the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, or any other Federal agency, extends into two or more judicial districts and it is deemed desirable by the conference that the territorial jurisdiction of a magistrate's appointment include the entirety of such area, the appointment or reappointment shall be made by the concurrence of a majority of all judges of the district courts...
Page 118 - As a result of the 1979 amendments to the Magistrates Act, a Magistrate must have been for at least five years a member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of a state and must have been engaged in the active practice of law for a period of at least five years.
Page 61 - Appeal, the Supreme Court of the United States, the courts of the District of Columbia, and the Interstate Commerce Commission's decisions and annual reports, and its regulations.
Page 119 - ... is determined by the appointing district court or courts to be competent to perform the duties of the office ; "(3) In the case of an individual appointed to serve in a national park, he resides within the exterior boundaries of that park, or at some place reasonably adjacent thereto; "(4) He is not related by blood or marria,ge to a judge of the appointing court or courts at the time of his initial appointment.
Page 90 - Section 924 of title 18, United States Code. 19 is amended — 20 (1) by amending subsection (a) to read as follows: 21 "(a...
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Page 9 - Mr. STEPHENS. Mr. Chairman, I will be very brief because I know it is late. I would like to thank you and the other members of the committee for the opportunity to be here. I particularly appreciate the opportunity to speak because I know that my views are not very popular these days.

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