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Text of the Equal Justice for Our Military Act of 2010

This bill was introduced on January 27, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jan 15, 2009 (Introduced).

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111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 569

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 15, 2009

(for herself, Mr. Skelton, Mr. Holt, Ms. Bordallo, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Loebsack, Mr. Hinchey, Ms. Woolsey, and Mr. Scott of Virginia) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend titles 28 and 10, United States Code, to allow for certiorari review of certain cases denied relief or review by the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Equal Justice for Our Military Act of 2009.

2.

Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

(a)

In general

Section 1259 of title 28, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (3), by inserting or denied after granted; and

(2)

in paragraph (4), by inserting or denied after granted.

(b)

Technical and conforming amendment

Section 867a(a) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by striking The Supreme Court may not review by a writ of certiorari under this section any action of the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces in refusing to grant a petition for review..