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H.R.2239: Stop Court-Packing Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about law
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Sponsor Tom Cotton, R-Ark.
Total Cosponsors 16 (All Republicans)
Introduced June 4, 2013
Latest Major Action July 15, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Stop Court-Packing Act - Reduces from 11 to 8 the number of circuit judges appointed to the District of Columbia circuit court of appeals.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.
June 4, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.