Senate Bill 461
117th Congress(2021-2022)
A bill to create a point of order against legislation modifying the number of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Feb 25, 2021
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Feb 25, 2021
Latest Action
Mar 1, 2021
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
461
Congress
117
Policy Area
Congress
Congress
Primary focus of measure is Members of Congress; general congressional oversight; congressional agencies, committees, operations; legislative procedures; U.S. Capitol. Measures concerning oversight and investigation of specific matters may fall under the issue-specific relevant policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Texas
Mississippi
Florida
Indiana
Louisiana
Louisiana
Arkansas
Mississippi
Oklahoma
Tennessee
Arkansas
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

This bill creates a point of order against considering legislation in the Senate that modifies the total number of Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court. The bill allows the point of order to be waived by a vote of two-thirds of the Senate.

Text (1)
Actions (3)
03/01/2021
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 7.
02/25/2021
Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
02/25/2021
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Feb 26, 2021 5:57:13 AM
Updated
May 14, 2021 6:24:34 AM