S. 1504 (111th): Notice Pleading Restoration Act of 2009


Jul 22, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 22, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Arlen Specter

Senator from Pennsylvania



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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2009
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Full Title

A bill to provide that Federal courts shall not dismiss complaints under rule 12(b)(6) or (e) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, except under the standards set forth by the Supreme Court of the United States in Conley v. Gibson, 355 U.S. 41 (1957).

Summary (CRS)

7/22/2009--Introduced.Notice Pleading Restoration Act of 2009 - Prohibits a federal court from dismissing a complaint for failure to state a claim upon which relief can be granted, or because it ... Read more >

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Jul 22, 2009

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1504”). 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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