H.R. 4380 (109th): To permit the televising of Supreme Court proceedings.


Nov 17, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 17, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ted Poe

Representative for Texas's 2nd congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

Amends the federal judicial code to require the U.S. Supreme Court to permit television coverage of all open sessions of the Court unless the justices decide, by majority vote, that ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 17, 2005

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4380”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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H.R. 1299 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 1, 2007

S. 1768 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 30, 2006

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