S. 2989 (95th): Judicial Independence and Integrity Act


Apr 25, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 25, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jesse Helms

Senator from North Carolina


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide procedures for review of the conduct of each justice and judge of the United States to determine that such conduct is consistent with the good behavior required by article III, section 1 of the Constitution, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/25/1978--Introduced.Judicial Independence and Integrity Act - Sets forth procedures for the preliminary investigations of complaints regarding the conduct of a Federal judge or justice by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Provides ... Read more >

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Apr 25, 1978

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H.R. 13677 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 1, 1978

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