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A bill to prohibit an award of costs, including attorney's fees, or injunctive relief, against a judicial officer for action taken in a judicial capacity.

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08/03/1995Introduced in Senate

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02/05/1996Subcommittee on Oversight and Courts. Approved for full committee consideration without amendment favorably.
Action By: Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts
10/06/1995Referred to Subcommittee on Oversight and Courts.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
08/03/1995Read twice and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Action By: Senate
08/03/1995Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S11324)
Action By: Senate

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Senate Judiciary08/03/1995 Referred to
Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts10/06/1995 Referred to
02/05/1996 Markup by
02/05/1996 Reported by

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Introduced in Senate (08/03/1995)

Prohibits any judicial officer from being held liable under the Federal criminal code or provisions regarding proceedings in vindication of civil right for costs, including attorney's fees, in any action brought against such officer for an act or omission taken in such officer's judicial capacity, unless such action was clearly in excess of that officer's jurisdiction. Prohibits the granting of injunctive relief in any civil action for deprivation of rights brought against a judicial officer for an act or omission taken in such officer's judicial capacity unless a declaratory decree was violated or declaratory relief was unavailable.