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H.R. 1943 (114th): Supreme Court Ethics Act of 2015

Federal judges are required to abide by a Code of Conduct. Among other rules, judges are not allowed to receive gifts over a certain monetary value (for fear of bribery), donate to or publicly endorse a political candidate or party (to keep the judiciary apolitical), or hear and decide a case in which they have a conflict of interest. Every ... Continue reading »

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 22, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 22, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Louise Slaughter

Representative for New York's 25th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 22, 2015
Length: 3 pages

History

Apr 22, 2015
 
Introduced

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H.R. 1943 (114th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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