Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 3.djvu/196

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// 116 STAT. 1788 PUBLIC LAW 107-273—NOV. 2, 2002 28 USC 133 note. (3) EFFECTIVE DATE. — With respect to the central or southern district of IlHnois, the northern district of New York, or the eastern district of Virginia, this subsection shall take effect on the earlier of— (A) the date on which the first vacancy in the office of district judge occurs in such district; or (B) July 15, 2003. 28 USC 133 note. (c) TEMPORARY JUDGESHIPS. — President. (1) IN GENERAL.—The President shall appoint, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate— (A) 1 additional district judge for the northern district of Alabama; (B) 1 additional judge for the district of Arizona; (C) 1 additional judge for the central district of California; (D) 1 additional judge for the southern district of Florida; (E) 1 additional district judge for the district of New Mexico; (F) 1 additional district judge for the western district of North Carolina; and (G) 1 additional district judge for the eastern district of Texas. (2) VACANCIES NOT FILLED. —The first vacancy in the office of district judge in each of the offices of district judge authorized by this subsection, occurring 10 years or more after the confirmation date of the judge named to fill the temporary district judgeship created in the applicable district by this subsection, shall not be filled. (3) EFFECTIVE DATE. —T his subsection shall take effect on July 15, 2003. (d) EXTENSION OF TEMPORARY FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGE- SHIP FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO. — (1) IN GENERAL.— Section 203(c) of the Judicial Improvement Act of 1990 (28 U.S.C. 133 note) is amended— (A) in the first sentence following paragraph (12), by striking "and the eastern district of Pennsylvania" and inserting ", the eastern district of Pennsylvania, and the northern district of Ohio"; and (B) by inserting after the third sentence following paragraph (12) "The first vacancy in the office of district judge in the northern district of Ohio occurring 15 years or more after the confirmation date of the judge named to fill the temporary judgeship created under this subsection shall not be filled.". 28 USC 133 note. (2) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The amendments made by this subsection shall take effect on the date of enactment of this Act. (e) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. —T here are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out this section, including such sums as may be necessary to provide appropriate space and facilities for the judicial positions created by this section.