An action or proceeding over which the district courts have jurisdiction pursuant to sectionof this title may be brought in any such court in which save for the arbitration agreement an action or proceeding with respect to the controversy between the parties could be brought, or in such court for the district and division which embraces the place designated in the agreement as the place of arbitration if such place is within the United States.
9 U.S.C. § 204
STATUTORY NOTES AND RELATED SUBSIDIARIES
EFFECTIVE DATESection effective upon the entry into force of the Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards with respect to the United States (Dec. 29, 1970), see section 4 of Pub. L. 91-368 set out as a note under sectionof this title.