House Joint Resolution 11
117th Congress(2021-2022)
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.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in House on Jan 4, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jan 4, 2021
Latest Action
Mar 4, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Joint Resolution
Joint Resolution
A form of legislative measure used to propose changes in law, or to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.J.Res. or S.J.Res. Concurrent resolutions and simple resolutions are other types of resolutions. Bill is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
11
Congress
117
Policy Area
Law
Law
Primary focus of measure is matters affecting civil actions and administrative remedies, courts and judicial administration, general constitutional issues, dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration. Measures concerning specific constitutional amendments may fall under the policy area relevant to the subject matter of the amendment (e.g., Education). Measures concerning criminal procedure and law enforcement may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement policy area.
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No House votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

This joint resolution proposes an amendment to the Constitution to require that the Supreme Court consist of nine Justices.

Text (1)
January 4, 2021
Actions (3)
03/04/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
01/04/2021
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
01/04/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Created
Jan 5, 2021 8:12:11 AM
Updated
May 14, 2021 7:15:37 AM