Senate Joint Resolution 9
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 nine justices.
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
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
9
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
Texas
Mississippi
Indiana
Indiana
Louisiana
Louisiana
Mississippi
Arkansas
North Carolina
North Carolina
Oklahoma
Tennessee
Arkansas
No Senate 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)
Actions (3)
03/01/2021
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 8.
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 5:57:12 AM
Updated
Jun 9, 2021 7:57:08 AM