98 STAT. 1746
Law enforcement. 48 USC 1493.
Courts, U.S. 48 USC 1424b note. Ante, pp. 1740, 1743, 1744. Effective date. 48 USC 1424 note.
PUBLIC LAW 98-454—OCT. 5, 1984
States judges, approved by the Judicial Conference of the United States. (f) Any person who has elected to be a senior judge under subsection (a) of this section and who thereafter— (1) accepts civil office or employment under the Government of the United States (other than the performance of judicial duties pursuant to subsection (b) of this section); (2) engages in the practice of law; or (3) materially violated the code of judicial conduct for the United States judges, shall cease to be a senior judge and to be eligible for recall pursuant to subsection (b) of this section. SEC. 1003. The prosecution in a territory or Commonwealth is authorized—unless precluded by local law—to seek review or other suitable relief in the appropriate local or Federal appellate court, or, where applicable, in the Supreme Court of the United States from— (a) a decision, judgment, or order of a trial court dismissing an indictment or information as to any one or more counts, except that no review shall lie where the constitutional prohibition against double jeopardy would further prosecution; (b) a decision or order of a trial court suppressing or excluding evidence or requiring the return of seized property in a criminal proceeding, not made after the defendant has been put in jeopardy and before the verdict or finding on an indictment or information, if the prosecution certifies to the trial court that the appeal is not taken for purpose of delay and that the evidence is a substantial proof of a fact material in the proceeding; and (c) an adverse decision, judgment, or order of an appellate court. SEC. 1004. The provisions of sections 706(a), 802(a), and 901(a) of this Act extending the terms of district court judges of the Virgin Islands, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands, respectfully, from eight to ten years shall be applicable to the judges of those courts holding office on the effective date of this Act. SEC. 1005. Titles VII, VIII, IX, and X of this Act shall become effective on the ninetieth day following their enactment. Approved October 5, 1984.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 5561: HOUSE REPORT No. 98-784 (Comm. on Interior and Insular Affairs). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 130 (1984): June 28, considered and passed House. Aug. 10, considered and passed Senate, amended. Sept. 14, House concurred in Senate amendment with amendments. Sept. 21, Senate concurred in House amendments.