S. 446 (111th): A bill to permit the televising of Supreme Court proceedings.

Introduced:

Feb 13, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 29, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Arlen Specter

Senator from Pennsylvania

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 8, 2010
Length: 4 pages

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History

Feb 13, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 29, 2010
 
Reported by Committee

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Cosponsors
10 cosponsors (8D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 344 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Dec 6, 2007

H.R. 429 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 9, 2009

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