S. 1072: 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 ...

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Overview

Introduced:

Apr 23, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Apr 23, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 23, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Christopher Murphy

Junior Senator from Connecticut

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 23, 2015
Length: 3 pages

History

Apr 23, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 1072 is 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.

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