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PUBLIC LAW 90-578-OCT. 17, 1968
(b) Section 604, title 28, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsections: " (d) The Director, under the supervision and direction of the conference, shall: "•(1) supervise all administrative matters relating to the offices of the Uiiited States magistrates; "(2) gather, compile, and evaluate all statistical and other information required for the performance of his duties and the duties of the conference with respect to such officers; "(3) lay before Congress annually statistical tables and other information which will accurately reflect the business which has come before the various United States magistrates; "(4) prepare and distribute a manual, with annual supplements and periodic revisions, for the use of such officers, which shall set forth their powers and duties, describe all categories of proceedings that may arise before them, and contain such other information as may be required to enable them to discharge their powers and duties promptly, effectively, and impartially. "(e) The Director may promulgate appropriate rules and regulations approved by the conference and not inconsistent with any provision of lavP7 to assist him in the performance of the duties conferred upon him by.subsection (d) of this section. Magistrates shall keep such records and make such reports as are specified in such rules and regulations".
1115 62 Stat. 914.
TITLE III — AMENDMENTS TO TITLE 18, UNITED STATES CODE TECHNICAL
SEC. 301. (a) Except as otherwise specifically provided by this title, part II, title 18, United States Code (relating; to criminal pro- ^2 Stat. 813. cedure) is amended by: _ J^' ^^^ ' ^' (1) striking out the words "United States commissioner" wherever they appear therein, and inserting in lieu thereof the words "United States magistrate"; (2) striking out the words "United States commissioners" wherever they appear therein, and inserting in lieu thereof the words "United States magistrates"; (3) striking out the word "commissioner" wherever it appears in relation to a United States Commissioner, and inserting in lieu thereof the word "magistrate"; (4) striking out the word "Commissioners" wherever it appears in relation to United States commissioners, and inserting in lieu thereof the word "magistrates". (b) Section 202(a) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by ^^ ^tat. 1121. striking out words "or a part-time United States Commissioner", and inserting in lieu thereof the words "a part-time United States commissioner, or a part-time United States magistrate". (c) The chapter caption of chapter 219, part II, title 18, United ^2 Stat. 830. States Code, is amended to read as follows: "Chapter 219.—TRIAL BY UNITED STATES MAGISTRATES TRIAL BY
SEC. 302. (a) Section 3401, title 18, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:
- § 3401. Minor offenses; application of probation laws
" (a) When specially designated to exercise such jurisdiction by the district court or courts he serves, and under such conditions as may be