Text: H.R.4927 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one version of the bill.

Text available as:

Shown Here:
Introduced in House (02/05/2018)


115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 4927


To amend title 28, United States Code, to limit the authority of district courts to provide injunctive relief, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 5, 2018

Mr. Brat introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend title 28, United States Code, to limit the authority of district courts to provide injunctive relief, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Limitation on authority of United States district courts to provide injunctive relief.

(a) In general.—Chapter 85 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

§ 1370.

Limitation on authority to provide injunctive relief

“(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no United States district court shall issue any order providing for injunctive relief, except in the case of such an order that is applicable only to—

“(1) the parties to the case before such district court; or

“(2) in the Federal district in which the order is issued.”.

(b) Table of sections.—The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 84 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:


“1370. Limitation on authority to provide injunctive relief.”.