All Information (Except Text) for S.1115 - 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.104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Thurmond, Strom [R-SC] (Introduced 08/03/1995)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/05/1996 Subcommittee on Oversight and Courts. Approved for full committee consideration without amendment favorably. (All Actions)|
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Actions Overview (1)
|08/03/1995||Introduced in Senate|
08/03/1995 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (4)
|02/05/1996||Subcommittee on Oversight and Courts. Approved for full committee consideration without amendment favorably.|
Action By: Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts
|10/06/1995||Referred to Subcommittee on Oversight and Courts.|
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
|08/03/1995||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.|
Action By: Senate
|08/03/1995||Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S11324)|
Action By: Senate
02/05/1996 Subcommittee on Oversight and Courts. Approved for full committee consideration without amendment favorably.
10/06/1995 Referred to Subcommittee on Oversight and Courts.
08/03/1995 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
08/03/1995 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S11324)
|Sen. Heflin, Howell [D-AL]*||08/03/1995|
|Sen. Hatch, Orrin G. [R-UT]*||08/03/1995|
|Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA]*||08/03/1995|
|Sen. D'Amato, Alfonse [R-NY]*||08/03/1995|
|Sen. Cochran, Thad [R-MS]||08/08/1995|
|Sen. Simpson, Alan K. [R-WY]||08/09/1995|
|Sen. Campbell, Ben Nighthorse [R-CO]||12/07/1995|
|Committee / Subcommittee||Date||Activity||Reports|
|Senate Judiciary||08/03/1995||Referred to|
|Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts||10/06/1995||Referred to|
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Latest Summary (1)
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.