Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 6.djvu/708

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104 STAT. 5098 PUBLIC LAW 101-650 —DEC. 1, 1990 6 principles and guidelines of litigation management and cost and delay reduction described in paragraph (1). (c) PROGRAM STUDY REPORT. —- (1) Not later than December 31, 1995, the Judicial Conference shall submit to the Committees on the Judiciary of the Senate and House of Representatives a report on the results of the pilot program under this section that includes an assessment of the extent to which costs and delays were reduced as a result of the program. The report shall compare those results to the impact on costs and delays in ten comparable judicial districts for which the application of section 473(a) of title 28, United States Code, had been discretionary. That comparison shall be based on a study conducted by an independent organization with expertise in the area of Federal court management. (2)(A) The Judicial Conference shall include in its report a recommendation as to whether some or all district courts should be required to include, in their expense and delay reduction plans, the 6 principles and guidelines of litigation management and cost and delay reduction identified in section 473(a) of title 28, United States Code. (B) If the Judicial Conference recommends in its report that some or all district courts be required to include such principles and guidelines in their expense and delay reduction plans, the Judicial Conference shall initiate proceedings for the prescription of rules implementing its recommendation, pursuant to chapter 131 of title 28, United States Code. (C) If in its report the Judicial Conference does not recommend an expansion of the pilot program under subparagraph (A), the Judicial Conference shall identify alternative, more effective cost and delay reduction progrsims that should be implemented in light of the findings of the Judicial Conference in its report, and the Judicial Conference may initiate proceedings for the prescription of rules implementing its recommendation, pursuant to chapter 131 of title 28, United States Code. SEC. 106. AUTHORIZATION. (a) EARLY IMPLEMENTATION DISTRICT COURTS. —T here is authorized to be appropriated not more than $15,000,000 for fiscal year 1991 to carry out the resource and planning needs necessary for the implementation of section 103(c). (b) IMPLEMENTATION OF CHAPTER 23. —There is authorized to be appropriated not more than $5,000,000 for fiscal year 1991 to implement chapter 23 of title 28, United States Code. (c) DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM.— T here is authorized to be appropriated not more than $5,000,000 for fiscal year 1991 to carry out the provisions of section 104. Federal Judgeship Act of 1990. 28 USC 1 note. President. 28 USC 44 note. TITLE II—FEDERAL JUDGESHIPS SECTION 201. SHORT TITLE. This title may be cited as the "Federal Judgeship Act of 1990". SEC. 202. CIRCUIT JUDGES FOR THE CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS. (a) IN GENERAL.— The President shall appoint, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate— (1) 2 additional circuit judges for the third circuit court of appeals;