S. 1768 (109th): A bill to permit the televising of Supreme Court proceedings.

Introduced:

Sep 26, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 30, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Arlen Specter
Senator from Pennsylvania
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 30, 2006
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
3/30/2006--Reported to Senate without amendment.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, ...

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S. 3086 (106th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 21, 2000

S. 344 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Dec 6, 2007

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The “S.” in “S. 1768” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. 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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History

Introduced
Sep 26, 2005
Reported by Committee
Mar 30, 2006

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Cosponsors
7 cosponsors (4D, 3R) (show)
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