H.R. 1299 (110th): To permit the televising of Supreme Court proceedings.

110th Congress, 2007–2009. Text as of Mar 01, 2007 (Introduced).

Status & Summary | PDF | Source: GPO

I

110th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1299

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 1, 2007

(for himself, Mr. McCotter, Mr. Davis of Illinois, Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, and Mr. Pearce) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To permit the televising of Supreme Court proceedings.

1.

Amendment to title 28

(a)

In general

Chapter 45 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by inserting at the end the following:

678.

Televising Supreme Court proceedings

The Supreme Court shall permit television coverage of all open sessions of the Court unless the Court decides, by a vote of the majority of justices, that allowing such coverage in a particular case would constitute a violation of the due process rights of 1 or more of the parties before the Court.

.

(b)

Clerical amendment

The chapter analysis for chapter 45 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by inserting at the end the following:

678. Televising Supreme Court proceedings.

.