New Cosponsor — Mar 27, 2012
New Cosponsor: Sen. Sherrod Brown [D-OH]
The bill now has 9 cosponsors (7 Democrats, 2 Republicans).
Dec 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on February 9, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Illinois
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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2012
Length: 4 pages
2/13/2012--Reported to Senate without amendment.Requires the Supreme Court to permit television coverage of all open sessions of the Court unless it decides by majority vote that allowing such coverage in ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1945”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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