Sec. 631. Appointment and tenure. 632. Character of service. 633. Determination of number, locations, and salaries of magistrate judges. 634. Compensation. 635. Expenses. 636. Jurisdiction, powers, and temporary assignment. 637. Training. 638. Dockets and forms; United States Code; seals. 639. Definitions.

1972—Pub. L. 92–239, § 3,Mar. 1, 1972, 86 Stat. 47, substituted “Jurisdiction, powers, and temporary assignment” for “Jurisdiction and powers” in item 636.
1968—Pub. L. 90–578, title I, § 101,Oct. 17, 1968, 82 Stat. 1108, substituted “MAGISTRATES” for “COMMISSIONERS” in chapter heading, and “Character of service” for “Park commissioners; jurisdiction and powers; procedure” in item 632, “Determination of number, locations, and salaries of magistrates” for “Fees and expenses” in item 633, “Compensation” for “Salaries of park commissioners; disposition of fees” in item 634, “Expenses” for “Park commissioners; residence” in item 635, “Jurisdiction and powers” for “Accounts” in item 636, “Training” for “Oaths, acknowledgments, affidavits and depositions” in item 637, “Dockets and forms; United States Code; seals” for “Seals” in item 638, and “Definitions” for “Dockets and forms; United States Code” in item 639.
1954—Act Aug. 13, 1954, ch. 728, § 1(c),68 Stat. 704, inserted “and expenses” after “Fees” in item 633.
Change of Name

“UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGES” substituted for “UNITED STATES MAGISTRATES” in chapter heading and “magistrate judges” substituted for “magistrates” in item 633 pursuant to section 321 ofPub. L. 101–650, set out as a note under section 631 of this title.

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