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S. 276 - Judicial Administration and Improvement Act of 2017

Law. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to divide the ninth judicial circuit of the United States into 2 circuits, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Judicial Administration and Improvement Act of 2017

S. 276 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to divide the ninth judicial circuit of the United States into 2 circuits, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to divide the ninth judicial circuit of the United States into 2 circuits, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Judicial Administration and Improvement Act of 2017
  • Judicial Administration and Improvement Act of 2017
  • Judicial Administration and Improvement Act of 2017
Sponsor
Jeff Flake
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Law
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Federal appellate courts
  • Guam
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Judges
  • Judicial procedure and administration
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Oregon
  • Washington State
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Major Actions
Introduced2/02/2017
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/02/2017
2/02/2017Introduced in Senate
2/02/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

0 Organizations Support and 53 Oppose; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Judicial Administration and Improvement Act of 2017

0 organizations support this bill

53 organizations oppose this bill

AFL-CIO
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Alaska Wilderness League
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Alliance for Justice
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
American Association for Justice
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
American Civil Liberties Union
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
American Postal Workers Union
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Association of Flight Attendants - Communications Workers of America
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Bar Association of San Francisco
Baldwin, Merri (2017, August 16). August Ninth Circuit Statement. Retrieved August 18, 2017, from Bar Association of San Francisco.
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
California Employment Lawyers Association
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
California Retired Teachers Association
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
California Women's Law Center
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
California Young Democrats
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Center for Biological Diversity
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
church state council
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
CODEPINK
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Communications Workers of America
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Consumer Action
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Courage Campaign
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Demos
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Earthjustice
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
End Citizens United
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Equal Justice Society
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Human Rights Campaign
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Jobs With Justice
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Lambda Legal
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Main Street Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Mi Familia Vota
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
NARAL Pro-Choice America
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
National Association of Consumer Advocates
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
National Association of Social Workers
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
National Bar Association
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
National Black Justice Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
National Center for Lesbian Rights
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
National Center for Transgender Equality
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
National Council of Jewish Women
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
National Education Association
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
National Employment Lawyers Association
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
National Health Law Program
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
National Women's Law Center
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Participatory Politics Foundation
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
People Demanding Action
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Planned Parenthood
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Pride at Work
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Progressive Congress Action Fund
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Public Citizen
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Service Employees International Union
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
Western Environmental Law Center
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.
WildEarth Guardians
Undersigned organizations (2017, August 22). AFJ Letter in Opposition to Splitting the 9th Circuit. Retrieved August 24, 2017, from Alliance for Justice.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$295,105
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$2,873,979
John BarrassoRWY$0$144,882
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$3,038,785
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$1,360,517
Roy BluntRMO$0$679,505
Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$2,657,862
John BoozmanRAR$0$127,093
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$3,490,537
Richard BurrRNC$0$585,436
Maria CantwellDWA$0$1,032,512
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$579,900
Ben CardinDMD$0$679,203
Tom CarperDDE$0$319,892
Bob CaseyDPA$0$2,065,739
Bill CassidyRLA$0$484,259
William Thad CochranRMS$0$418,725
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$480,918
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$1,188,764
Bob CorkerRTN$0$519,965
John CornynRTX$0$686,362
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$0$4,931,804
Tom CottonRAR$0$475,124
Mike CrapoRID$0$181,304
Ted CruzRTX$0$1,014,738
Steve DainesRMT$0$172,495
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$1,061,503
Tammy DuckworthDIL$0$4,805,125
Dick DurbinDIL$0$1,593,719
Mike EnziRWY$0$101,177
Joni ErnstRIA$0$81,494
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$859,459
Deb FischerRNE$0$203,737
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$337,802
Al FrankenDMN$0$1,805,396
Cory GardnerRCO$0$367,224
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$3,284,468
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$994,352
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$414,016
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$0$3,251,247
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$0$3,884,419
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$503,960
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$1,410,299
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$1,068,903
Dean HellerRNV$0$261,115
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$1,501,793
John HoevenRND$0$81,936
Jim InhofeROK$0$159,450
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$463,735
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$393,897
Tim KaineDVA$0$3,858,448
John KennedyRLA$0$254,100
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$422,050
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$1,122,296
James LankfordROK$0$199,165
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$751,692
Mike LeeRUT$0$322,271
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$466,425
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$2,407,174
John McCainRAZ$0$508,189
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$4,036,712
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$1,106,540
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$1,625,291
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$892,532
Jerry MoranRKS$0$219,589
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$344,277
Chris MurphyDCT$0$1,572,024
Patty MurrayDWA$0$1,686,704
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$2,369,165
Rand PaulRKY$0$190,075
David PerdueRGA$0$265,417
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$2,532,186
Rob PortmanROH$0$1,107,549
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$533,414
Jim RischRID$0$59,600
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$287,611
Mike RoundsRSD$0$137,310
Marco RubioRFL$0$644,873
Bernie SandersIVT$0$667,605
Ben SasseRNE$0$228,110
Brian SchatzDHI$0$1,613,554
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$2,376,414
Tim ScottRSC$0$559,833
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$75,103
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$2,166,745
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$254,600
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$1,297,072
Dan SullivanRAK$0$261,855
Jon TesterDMT$0$2,287,665
John ThuneRSD$0$322,900
Thom TillisRNC$0$458,809
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$1,134,855
Tom UdallDNM$0$1,074,897
Chris Van HollenDMD$0$3,596,155
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$1,531,765
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$6,274,064
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$946,531
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$199,398
Ron WydenDOR$0$1,106,232
Todd YoungRIN$0$329,890

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$295,105
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$2,873,979
John BarrassoRWY$0$144,882
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$3,038,785
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$1,360,517
Roy BluntRMO$0$679,505
Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$2,657,862
John BoozmanRAR$0$127,093
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$3,490,537
Richard BurrRNC$0$585,436
Maria CantwellDWA$0$1,032,512
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$579,900
Ben CardinDMD$0$679,203
Tom CarperDDE$0$319,892
Bob CaseyDPA$0$2,065,739
Bill CassidyRLA$0$484,259
William Thad CochranRMS$0$418,725
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$480,918
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$1,188,764
Bob CorkerRTN$0$519,965
John CornynRTX$0$686,362
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$0$4,931,804
Tom CottonRAR$0$475,124
Mike CrapoRID$0$181,304
Ted CruzRTX$0$1,014,738
Steve DainesRMT$0$172,495
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$1,061,503
Tammy DuckworthDIL$0$4,805,125
Dick DurbinDIL$0$1,593,719
Mike EnziRWY$0$101,177
Joni ErnstRIA$0$81,494
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$859,459
Deb FischerRNE$0$203,737
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$337,802
Al FrankenDMN$0$1,805,396
Cory GardnerRCO$0$367,224
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$3,284,468
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$994,352
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$414,016
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$0$3,251,247
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$0$3,884,419
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$503,960
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$1,410,299
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$1,068,903
Dean HellerRNV$0$261,115
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$1,501,793
John HoevenRND$0$81,936
Jim InhofeROK$0$159,450
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$463,735
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$393,897
Tim KaineDVA$0$3,858,448
John KennedyRLA$0$254,100
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$422,050
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$1,122,296
James LankfordROK$0$199,165
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$751,692
Mike LeeRUT$0$322,271
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$466,425
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$2,407,174
John McCainRAZ$0$508,189
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$4,036,712
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$1,106,540
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$1,625,291
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$892,532
Jerry MoranRKS$0$219,589
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$344,277
Chris MurphyDCT$0$1,572,024
Patty MurrayDWA$0$1,686,704
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$2,369,165
Rand PaulRKY$0$190,075
David PerdueRGA$0$265,417
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$2,532,186
Rob PortmanROH$0$1,107,549
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$533,414
Jim RischRID$0$59,600
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$287,611
Mike RoundsRSD$0$137,310
Marco RubioRFL$0$644,873
Bernie SandersIVT$0$667,605
Ben SasseRNE$0$228,110
Brian SchatzDHI$0$1,613,554
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$2,376,414
Tim ScottRSC$0$559,833
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$75,103
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$2,166,745
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$254,600
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$1,297,072
Dan SullivanRAK$0$261,855
Jon TesterDMT$0$2,287,665
John ThuneRSD$0$322,900
Thom TillisRNC$0$458,809
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$1,134,855
Tom UdallDNM$0$1,074,897
Chris Van HollenDMD$0$3,596,155
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$1,531,765
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$6,274,064
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$946,531
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$199,398
Ron WydenDOR$0$1,106,232
Todd YoungRIN$0$329,890

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

$ Donated
Attorneys & law firms$63,955,430
Women's issues$13,641,171
Democratic/Liberal$10,463,497
Trial lawyers & law firms$7,343,115
Environmental policy$6,497,094
Abortion policy/Pro-Abortion Rights$2,362,979
Health care services$2,332,643
US Postal Service unions & associations$1,736,500
Air transport unions$1,521,350
Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,423,851
Teachers unions$1,098,465
Gay & lesbian rights & issues$950,346
Defense policy, doves$782,568
Welfare & Social Work$637,150
Health & welfare policy$632,146
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$563,462
State & local govt employee unions$534,196
Commercial service unions$458,516
Communications & hi-tech unions$382,400
Small business associations$379,819
Labor Unions$214,450
Legal Services$73,914
Human Rights$66,650
Consumer groups$10,650
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