IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
April 15, 2021
Mr. Markey introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend title 28, United States Code, to allow for twelve associate justices of the Supreme Court of the United States.
This Act may be cited as the
Judiciary Act of 2021.
Number of justices; quorum
Section 1 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by striking
a Chief Justice of the United States and eight associate justices, any six of whom shall constitute a quorum and inserting
a Chief Justice of the United States and twelve associate justices, any eight of whom shall constitute a quorum.