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2009-S446 on Feb 13, 2009


Source: S.446&H.R.429
A bill to permit the televising of Supreme Court proceedings. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, that Chapter 45 of title 28, US Code, is amended by inserting at the end the following:

'The Supreme Court shall permit television coverage of all open sessions of the Court unless the Court decides, by a vote of the majority of justices, that allowing such coverage in a particular case would constitute a violation of the due process rights of 1 or more of the parties before the Court.'


  • Topic: Technology
  • Headline: Televise proceedings of the Supreme Court
  • Headline 2: Sponsored bill to televise proceedings of the Supreme Court

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in 2009-S446

Richard Durbin s1sIL Democratic Sr Senator
Russell Feingold s1sPOTUS Democrat
Ted Kaufman s1sDE Democratic Jr Senator (retiring 2010)
Amy Klobuchar s1sMN Democrat/DFL Sr Senator
Charles Schumer s1sNY Democratic Sr Senator
Arlen Specter s2pPA Former Democratic incumbent (elected as Republican)



Republicans participating in 2009-S446

John Cornyn s1sTX Republican Jr Senator
Chuck Grassley s1sIA Republican Sr Senator
Ted Poe s2pTexas Republican



Independents participating in 2009-S446



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 6
Republicans: 3
Independents: 0


















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