Text: H.J.Res.39 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)

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117th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. J. RES. 39


Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require that the Supreme Court be composed of not more than nine justices.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 13, 2021

Mr. Gallagher (for himself, Mr. Jacobs of New York, Mr. Brooks, Mr. Budd, Mr. Mullin, Mr. Buck, and Mr. Rouzer) submitted the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


JOINT RESOLUTION

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require that the Supreme Court be composed of not more than nine justices.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House concurring therein), That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:

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section 1. The Supreme Court shall be composed of not more than nine justices.

section 2. The Congress shall have the power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.”.


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