H.R. 1943: Supreme Court Ethics Act of 2015

Introduced:

Apr 22, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Apr 22, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 22, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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

Prognosis:

0% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To require the Supreme Court of the United States to promulgate a code of ethics.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

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 ...

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History

Apr 22, 2015
 
Introduced

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Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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