Senate Joint Resolution 4
117th Congress(2021-2022)
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 not more than 9 justices.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Jan 22, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jan 22, 2021
Latest Action
Jan 22, 2021
Origin Chamber
Senate
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
4
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.
Sponsorship by Party
Florida
Indiana
Indiana
Nebraska
North Carolina
North Dakota
Pennsylvania
North Dakota
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

This joint resolution proposes an amendment to the Constitution requiring the Supreme Court to be composed of not more than nine Justices.

Text (1)
January 22, 2021
Actions (2)
01/22/2021
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
01/22/2021
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jan 23, 2021 5:27:17 AM
Updated
Mar 11, 2021 4:00:19 PM