S.Res. 339 (111th): A resolution to express the sense of the Senate in support of permitting the televising of Supreme Court proceedings.


Nov 5, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

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


Arlen Specter

Senator from Pennsylvania



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Last Updated: Jun 8, 2010
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

6/8/2010--Reported to Senate without amendment.Expresses the sense of the Senate that the Supreme Court should permit live television coverage of all open sessions of the Court unless the Court decides, ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 5, 2009

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Apr 29, 2010
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 339”). A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.


9 cosponsors (8D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills
S. 446 (Related)
A bill to permit the televising of Supreme Court proceedings.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 29, 2010

H.R. 429 (Related)
To permit the televising of Supreme Court proceedings.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 9, 2009

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