A United States magistrate judge shall be appointed for that portion of the Lake Mead National Recreation Area that is situated in Mohave County, Arizona. Such magistrate judge shall be appointed by the United States district court having jurisdiction thereover, and the magistrate judge shall serve as directed by such court, as well as pursuant to, and within the limits of, the authority of said court.
The functions of the magistrate judge shall include the trial and sentencing of persons charged with the commission of misdemeanors and infractions as defined in section
3581 of title
18. The exercise of additional functions by the magistrate judge shall be consistent with and be carried out in accordance with the authority, laws, and regulations, of general application to United States magistrate judges. The probation laws shall be applicable to persons tried by the magistrate judge and he shall have power to grant probation. The magistrate judge shall receive the fees, and none other, provided by law for like or similar services.
1988—Pub. L. 100–702struck out after second sentence of second par. “The provisions of title
3402, and the rules of procedure and practice prescribed by the Supreme Court pursuant thereto, shall apply to all cases handled by such magistrate.”
1984—Pub. L. 98–473, § 222(a), substituted “magistrate” for “commissioner” wherever appearing in first par.
Pub. L. 98–473, § 222(b), substituted provisions relating to trial and sentencing of persons charged with misdemeanors and infractions as defined in section
3581 of title
18, for provisions relating to trial and sentencing of persons committing petty offenses as defined in title
1, and right of election of such persons to be tried in the district court of the United States.
Change of Name
“United States magistrate judge”, “magistrate judge”, and “United States magistrate judges” substituted for “United States magistrate”, “magistrate”, and “United States magistrates”, respectively, wherever appearing in text pursuant to section 321 ofPub. L. 101–650, set out as a note under section
631 of Title
28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure.
Amendment by Pub. L. 98–473effective Nov. 1, 1987, and applicable only to offenses committed after the taking effect of such amendment, see section 235(a)(1) ofPub. L. 98–473, set out as an Effective Date note under section
3551 of Title
18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure.
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