H.R.5064 - Pledge Protection Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Akin, W. Todd [R-MO-2] (Introduced 07/08/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||07/18/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in House (07/08/2002)
[Congressional Bills 107th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 5064 Introduced in House (IH)] 107th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 5064 To amend title 28, United States Code, with respect to the jurisdiction of Federal courts inferior to the Supreme Court over certain cases and controversies involving the Pledge of Allegiance. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES July 8, 2002 Mr. Akin introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To amend title 28, United States Code, with respect to the jurisdiction of Federal courts inferior to the Supreme Court over certain cases and controversies involving the Pledge of Allegiance. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Pledge Protection Act of 2002''. SEC. 2. JURISDICTION LIMITATION. (a) In General.--Chapter 99 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: ``Sec. 1632. Jurisdiction limitation ``No court established by Act of Congress shall have jurisdiction to hear or determine any claim that the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, as set forth in section 4 of title 4, violates the first article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States.''. (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 99 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new item: ``1632. Jurisdiction Limitation.''. <all>