28 U.S.C. § 1453 : US Code - Section 1453: Removal of class actions

      (a) Definitions. - In this section, the terms "class", "class
    action", "class certification order", and "class member" shall have
    the meanings given such terms under section 1332(d)(1).
      (b) In General. - A class action may be removed to a district
    court of the United States in accordance with section 1446 (except
    that the 1-year limitation under section 1446(c)(1) shall not
    apply), without regard to whether any defendant is a citizen of the
    State in which the action is brought, except that such action may
    be removed by any defendant without the consent of all defendants.
      (c) Review of Remand Orders. - 
        (1) In general. - Section 1447 shall apply to any removal of a
      case under this section, except that notwithstanding section
      1447(d), a court of appeals may accept an appeal from an order of
      a district court granting or denying a motion to remand a class
      action to the State court from which it was removed if
      application is made to the court of appeals not more than 10 days
      after entry of the order.
        (2) Time period for judgment. - If the court of appeals accepts
      an appeal under paragraph (1), the court shall complete all
      action on such appeal, including rendering judgment, not later
      than 60 days after the date on which such appeal was filed,
      unless an extension is granted under paragraph (3).
        (3) Extension of time period. - The court of appeals may grant
      an extension of the 60-day period described in paragraph (2) if -
          (A) all parties to the proceeding agree to such extension,
        for any period of time; or
          (B) such extension is for good cause shown and in the
        interests of justice, for a period not to exceed 10 days.

        (4) Denial of appeal. - If a final judgment on the appeal under
      paragraph (1) is not issued before the end of the period
      described in paragraph (2), including any extension under
      paragraph (3), the appeal shall be denied.

      (d) Exception. - This section shall not apply to any class action
    that solely involves - 
        (1) a claim concerning a covered security as defined under
      section 16(f)(3) of the Securities Act of 1933 (15 U.S.C.
      78p(f)(3) (!1)) and section 28(f)(5)(E) of the Securities
      Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78bb(f)(5)(E));

        (2) a claim that relates to the internal affairs or governance
      of a corporation or other form of business enterprise and arises
      under or by virtue of the laws of the State in which such
      corporation or business enterprise is incorporated or organized;
        (3) a claim that relates to the rights, duties (including
      fiduciary duties), and obligations relating to or created by or
      pursuant to any security (as defined under section 2(a)(1) of the
      Securities Act of 1933 (15 U.S.C. 77b(a)(1)) and the regulations
      issued thereunder).