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Official Title as Introduced

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the use of foreign law as authority in Federal courts.

Actions Overview (1)

07/24/2013Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

09/13/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
07/24/2013Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/24/2013Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (4)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Bishop, Rob [R-UT-1]* 07/24/2013
Rep. Johnson, Sam [R-TX-3]* 07/24/2013
Rep. Gowdy, Trey [R-SC-4]* 07/24/2013
Rep. Mulvaney, Mick [R-SC-5]* 07/24/2013

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary07/24/2013 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution and Civil Justice09/13/2013 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/24/2013)

Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits U.S. courts, including the Supreme Court, from basing opinions or rulings on international laws, treaties, or religious laws. Makes any action of a court in violation of such prohibition null and void.