28 U.S. Code § 582 - Assistant United States trustees

(a) The Attorney General may appoint one or more assistant United States trustees in any region when the public interest so requires.
(b) Each assistant United States trustee is subject to removal by the Attorney General.


(Added Pub. L. 95–598, title II, § 224(a),Nov. 6, 1978, 92 Stat. 2663; amended Pub. L. 99–554, title I, § 111(d),Oct. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 3091.)

Section 408(c) ofPub. L. 95–598, as amended, which provided for the repeal of this section and the deletion of any references to United States Trustees in this title at a prospective date, was repealed by section 307(b) ofPub. L. 99–554. See note set out preceding section 581 of this title.

1986—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99–554, § 111(d)(1), substituted “region” for “district”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 99–554, § 111(d)(2), struck out “for cause” after “removal”.
Effective Date of 1986 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 99–554effective 30 days after Oct. 27, 1986, see section 302(a) ofPub. L. 99–554, set out as a note under section 581 of this title.
Appointment of United States Trustees by Attorney General

For sense of Congress concerning consideration of estate administrators under title 11 by the Attorney General for appointment under this section as U.S. trustee and assistant U.S. trustee, see section 309 ofPub. L. 99–554, set out as a note under section 581 of this title.

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