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H. R. 3920
To allow Congress to reverse the judgments of the United States Supreme
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
To allow Congress to reverse the judgments of the United States Supreme
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
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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