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H.R.96: Cameras in the Courtroom Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about law
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Sponsor Gerald E. Connolly, D-Va.
Total Cosponsors 8 (7 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Jan. 3, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 25, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Cameras in the Courtroom Act - Requires the Supreme Court to permit television coverage of all open sessions of the Court unless it decides by majority vote that allowing such coverage in a particular case would violate the due process rights of any of the parties involved.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 25, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet.
Jan. 3, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.