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§ 2263. —  Filing of habeas corpus application; time requirements; tolling rules.



[Laws in effect as of January 24, 2002]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 24, 2002 and December 19, 2002]
[CITE: 28USC2263]

 
               TITLE 28--JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE
 
                     PART VI--PARTICULAR PROCEEDINGS
 
     CHAPTER 154--SPECIAL HABEAS CORPUS PROCEDURES IN CAPITAL CASES
 
Sec. 2263. Filing of habeas corpus application; time 
        requirements; tolling rules
        
    (a) Any application under this chapter for habeas corpus relief 
under section 2254 must be filed in the appropriate district court not 
later than 180 days after final State court affirmance of the conviction 
and sentence on direct review or the expiration of the time for seeking 
such review.
    (b) The time requirements established by subsection (a) shall be 
tolled--
        (1) from the date that a petition for certiorari is filed in the 
    Supreme Court until the date of final disposition of the petition if 
    a State prisoner files the petition to secure review by the Supreme 
    Court of the affirmance of a capital sentence on direct review by 
    the court of last resort of the State or other final State court 
    decision on direct review;
        (2) from the date on which the first petition for post-
    conviction review or other collateral relief is filed until the 
    final State court disposition of such petition; and
        (3) during an additional period not to exceed 30 days, if--
            (A) a motion for an extension of time is filed in the 
        Federal district court that would have jurisdiction over the 
        case upon the filing of a habeas corpus application under 
        section 2254; and
            (B) a showing of good cause is made for the failure to file 
        the habeas corpus application within the time period established 
        by this section.

(Added Pub. L. 104-132, title I, Sec. 107(a), Apr. 24, 1996, 110 Stat. 
1223.)

                  Section Referred to in Other Sections

    This section is referred to in sections 2262, 2265 of this title.



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