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S 214 - United States Attorneys Act of 2007 - Key Vote

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John McCain III Did Not Vote on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 110-34 -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (306-114) - (Key vote)

Title: United States Attorneys Act of 2007

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends the federal judicial code to establish protocol for the appointment of U.S. attorneys.

Highlights:
  • Allows a person appointed as U.S. attorney to serve until the qualification of a U.S attorney for such district appointed by the President, or the expiration of 120 days after the appointment by the Attorney General, whichever is earlier (Sec. 2).
  • Allows the district court for such district to appoint a U.S. attorney to serve until the vacancy is filled, if an appointment expires (Sec. 2).
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NOTE: THIS VOTE WAS TAKEN UNDER A SUSPENSION OF THE RULES TO CUT OFF DEBATE EARLY AND VOTE TO PASS THE BILL, THEREBY REQUIRING A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY FOR PASSAGE.

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (94-2) - (Key vote)

Title: United States Attorneys Act of 2007

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends the federal judicial code to establish protocol for the appointment of U.S. attorneys.

Highlights:
  • Allows a person appointed as U.S. attorney to serve until the qualification of a U.S attorney for such district appointed by the President, or the expiration of 120 days after the appointment by the Attorney General, whichever is earlier (Sec. 2).
  • Allows the district court for such district to appoint a U.S. attorney to serve until the vacancy is filled, if an appointment expires (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: United States Attorneys Act of 2007

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