28 U.S.C. § 1444

Current through P.L. 116-38 (08/02/2019)
Section 1444 - Foreclosure action against United States

Any action brought under section 2410 of this title against the United States in any State court may be removed by the United States to the district court of the United States for the district and division in which the action is pending.

28 U.S.C. § 1444

June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 938; May 24, 1949, ch. 139, §82, 63 Stat. 101.

HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

1948 ACTBased on title 28, U.S.C., 1940 ed., §903 (Mar. 4, 1931, ch. 515, §3, 46 Stat. 1529). The procedural provisions of section 903 of title 28, U.S.C., 1940 ed., were omitted as covered by section 1446 of this title. Changes were made in phraseology.

1949 ACTThis section corrects typographical errors in section 1444 of title 28, U.S.C.

AMENDMENTS 1949-Act May 24, 1949, inserted "court" between "State" and "may", and substituted "division" for "divisions".

State court
The term "State court" includes the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.
State
The term "State" includes the District of Columbia.