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108th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 3920

To allow Congress to reverse the judgments of the United States Supreme 
                                 Court.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             March 9, 2004

Mr. Lewis of Kentucky (for himself, Mr. DeMint, Mr. Everett, Mr. Pombo, 
 Mr. Coble, Mr. Collins, Mr. Goode, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Franks of Arizona, 
 Mr. Hefley, Mr. Doolittle, and Mr. Kingston) introduced the following 
  bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in 
  addition to the Committee on Rules, for a period to be subsequently 
   determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such 
 provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

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                                 A BILL


 
To allow Congress to reverse the judgments of the United States Supreme 
                                 Court.

    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 ``Congressional Accountability for 
Judicial Activism Act of 2004''.

SEC. 2. CONGRESSIONAL REVERSAL OF SUPREME COURT JUDGMENTS.

    The Congress may, if two thirds of each House agree, reverse a 
judgment of the United States Supreme Court--
            (1) if that judgment is handed down after the date of the 
        enactment of this Act; and
            (2) to the extent that judgment concerns the 
        constitutionality of an Act of Congress.

SEC. 3. PROCEDURE.

    The procedure for reversing a judgment under section 2 shall be, as 
near as may be and consistent with the authority of each House of 
Congress to adopt its own rules of proceeding, the same as that used 
for considering whether or not to override a veto of legislation by the 
President.

SEC. 4. BASIS FOR ENACTMENT.

    This Act is enacted pursuant to the power of Congress under article 
III, section 2, of the Constitution of the United States.
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