INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

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PUBLIC LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-NINTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, 1945
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Chapter 596
December 28, 1945 [H.R. 3167] |  [Public Law 276] 59 Stat. 661

AN ACT
To amend section 112 of the Judicial Code to change the times for holding the terms of the District Court for the Eastern District of the State of Washington.

Margin Notes
Chap. 596 Washington judicial districts.
36 Stat.1128.
Chap. 596 Eastern district. Northern division.
Chap. 596 Southern division.
Chap. 596 Terms of district court.
Chap. 596 Western district. Northern division.
Chap. 596 Southern division.
Chap. 596 662
Terms of district court.
Chap. 596 Clerks' offices.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 112 of the Judicial Code, as amended (U.S.C., 1940 edition, title 28, sec. 193), is amended to read as follows:

"SEC. 112. The State of Washington is divided into two districts, to be known as the eastern and western districts of Washington. The eastern district shall include the territory embraced on the first day of July, nineteen hundred and ten, in the counties of Spokane, Stevens, Ferry, Okanogan, Chelan, Grant, Douglas, Lincoln, Adams, and Whitman, with the waters thereof, including all Indian reservations within said counties, which shall constitute the northern division; also the territory embraced on the date last mentioned in the counties of Asotin, Garfield, Columbia, Franklin, Walla Walla, Benton, Klickitat, Kittitas, and Yakima, with the waters thereof, including all Indian reservations within said counties, which shall constitute the southern division of said district. Terms of the district court for the northern division shall be held at Spokane on the first Tuesdays in April and September; for the southern division, at Yakima on the third Tuesday in May and on the second Tuesday in November, and at Walla Walla on the first Tuesdays in June and December. The western district shall include the territory embraced on the first day of July, nineteen hundred and ten, in the counties of Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, King, San Juan, Island, Kitsap, Clallam, and Jefferson, with the waters thereof, including all Indian reservations within said counties, which shall constitute the northern division; also the territory embraced on the date last mentioned in the counties of Pierce, Mason, Thurston, Chehalis, Pacific, Lewis, Wahkiakum, Cowlitz, Clarke, and Skamania, with the waters thereof, including all Indian reservations

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within said counties which shall constitute the southern division of said district. Terms of the district court for the northern division shall be held at Bellingham on the first Tuesdays in April and October; at Seattle on the first Tuesdays in May and November; and for the southern division, at Tacoma on the first Tuesdays in February and July. The clerks of the courts for the eastern and western districts shall maintain an office in charge of himself or a deputy at each place in their respective districts where terms of court are required to be held."

Approved, December 28, 1945.


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