Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Illinois. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 13, 2012
Length: 4 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on February 9, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
9 Cosponsors (7 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Distrust of the Justice Department, Televising Supreme Court Proceedings”
— Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 9, 2012
“Release: Connolly Sponsors Bill to Allow Cameras in U.S. Supreme Court Proceedings”
— Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA11] on Dec 9, 2011
“Judiciary Committee Executive Business Meeting”
— Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 2, 2012
Dec 5, 2011
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Feb 9, 2012
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S. 1945 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1945. This is the one from the 112th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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