S. 1945 (112th): A bill to permit the televising of Supreme Court proceedings.

Introduced:

Dec 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 9, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Richard Durbin
Senator from Illinois
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2012
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
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 ...

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H.R. 3572 (Related)
Cameras in the Courtroom Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 6, 2011

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The “S.” in “S. 1945” means this is a Senate 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.

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History

Introduced
Dec 5, 2011
Reported by Committee
Feb 9, 2012

Details

Cosponsors
9 cosponsors (7D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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