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S.J.Res. 9: A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require that the Supreme Court of the United States be composed of nine justices.


The text of the resolution below is as of Mar 1, 2021 (Placed on Calendar in the Senate).


IIA

Calendar No. 8

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. J. RES. 9

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 25, 2021

(for himself, Mr. Wicker, Mrs. Hyde-Smith, Mr. Marshall, Mr. Boozman, Mr. Hagerty, Mr. Cassidy, Mr. Lee, Mr. Portman, Mr. Grassley, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Cotton, Ms. Ernst, Mr. Daines, Mr. Kennedy, Mr. Barrasso, Mr. Inhofe, and Mr. Tillis) introduced the following joint resolution; which was read the first time

March 1, 2021

Read the second time and placed on the calendar

JOINT RESOLUTION

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require that the Supreme Court of the United States be composed of nine justices.

That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:

The Supreme Court of the United States shall be composed of nine justices.

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March 1, 2021

Read the second time and placed on the calendar