28 U.S.C. § 2251
HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES Based on title 28, U.S.C., 1940 ed., §465 (R.S. §766; Mar. 3, 1893, ch. 226, 27 Stat. 751; Feb. 13, 1925, ch. 229, §8(c), 43 Stat. 940; June 19, 1934, ch. 673, 48 Stat. 1177). Provisions relating to proceedings pending in 1934 were deleted as obsolete.A provision requiring an appeal to be taken within 3 months was omitted as covered by sections 2101 and 2107 of this title.Changes were made in phraseology.
AMENDMENTS2006- Pub. L. 109-177 designated first par. of existing provisions as subsec. (a)(1) and inserted headings, added pars. (2) and (3), and designated second par. of existing provisions as subsec. (b) and inserted heading.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2006 AMENDMENT Pub. L. 109-177, title V, §507(d), Mar. 9, 2006, 120 Stat. 251, provided that:"(1) IN GENERAL.-This section [enacting section 2265 of this title, amending this section and sections 2261 and 2266 of this title, and repealing former section 2265 of this title] and the amendments made by this section shall apply to cases pending on or after the date of enactment of this Act [Mar. 9, 2006]."(2) TIME LIMITS.-In a case pending on the date of enactment of this Act, if the amendments made by this section establish a time limit for taking certain action, the period of which began on the date of an event that occurred prior to the date of enactment of this Act, the period of such time limit shall instead begin on the date of enactment of this Act."