H.R. 4115 (96th): A bill to provide for the review of the behavior of individual justices and judges by three-judge panels.

May 16, 1979 (96th Congress, 1979–1980)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Paul Findley
Representative for Illinois's 20th congressional district
Related Bills
H.R. 9451 (95th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 05, 1977

H.R. 6942 (97th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 05, 1982


This bill was introduced on May 16, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced May 16, 1979
Referred to Committee May 16, 1979

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Authorizes the Chief Justice of the United States to select, on his own initiative or on the request of two justices, two Federal judges, or one justice and one judge, to select a three-member panel of justices or judges to review the behavior of any justice (except the Chief Justice) or Federal judge.
Provides that any such justice or judge whose conduct is determined to be not good by a majority of the panel (after affording such person the opportunity for a hearing) shall cease to hold office within 30 days of such decision.
Allows the justice or judge so affected to appeal such a determination to the Supreme Court.

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