28 U.S. Code § 2403. Intervention by United States or a State; constitutional question
Word “action” was added before “suit or proceeding”, in view of Rule 2 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
Since this section applies to all Federal courts, the word “suit” was not required to be deleted by such rule.
Changes were made in phraseology.
1976—Pub. L. 94–381, § 5(b), inserted “or a State” after “United States” in section catchline.
Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 94–381, § 5(a), designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and added subsec. (b).