H.J.Res. 106 (111th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the use of foreign law as authority in Federal courts.

Introduced:

Dec 22, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on December 22, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Culberson

Representative for Texas's 7th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 22, 2010
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits U.S. courts, including the Supreme Court, from basing opinions or rulings on international laws, treaties, or religious laws. Makes any action of a court in violation ... Read more >
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 75 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 5, 2011

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 106” means this is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress. A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Dec 22, 2010

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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