H. R. 464
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 12, 2017
Mr. Connolly (for himself, Mr. Poe of Texas, Ms. Castor of Florida, Mr. Cicilline, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Lynch, Mr. Nadler, Ms. Norton, Mr. Quigley, and Mr. Yarmuth) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To permit the televising of Supreme Court proceedings.
This Act may be cited as the
Cameras in the Courtroom Act.
Amendment to title 28
Chapter 45 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:
Televising Supreme Court proceedings
The Supreme Court shall permit television coverage of all open sessions of the Court unless the Court decides, by a vote of the majority of justices, that allowing such coverage in a particular case would constitute a violation of the due process rights of one or more of the parties before the Court.
The chapter analysis for chapter 45 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:
678. Televising Supreme Court proceedings.