TN SJR0049 | 2021-2022 | 112th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 1 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-05-04 - Action Def. in s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee to General Sub
Pending: House Civil Justice Subcommittee Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]


Urges Congress to propose to the states for ratification an amendment stating that the United States Supreme Court shall be composed of nine justices.

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A RESOLUTION to support a constitutional amendment to set the number of United States Supreme Court Justices at nine.


Roll Calls

2021-03-01 - Senate - FLOOR VOTE: Motion to Adopt (Y: 27 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-23 - Senate - SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE: Recommended for adoption by Senate Judiciary Committee, refer Senate Calendar Committee (Y: 7 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-05-04HouseAction Def. in s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee to General Sub
2021-05-03HousePlaced on s/c cal Civil Justice Subcommittee for 5/4/2021
2021-03-04HouseAssigned to s/c Civil Justice Subcommittee
2021-03-04HouseRef. to Civil Justice Committee
2021-03-02SenateSponsor(s) Added.
2021-03-01SenateEngrossed; ready for transmission to House
2021-03-01SenateAdopted, Ayes 27, Nays 6
2021-02-25SenatePlaced on Senate Regular Calendar for 3/1/2021
2021-02-23SenateRecommended for adoption by Senate Judiciary Committee, refer Senate Calendar Committee
2021-02-18SenatePlaced on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 2/23/2021
2021-02-11SenateSponsor(s) Added.
2021-02-10SenatePlaced on Senate Judiciary Committee calendar for 2/16/2021
2021-02-10SenateSponsor(s) Added.
2021-02-10SenatePassed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Judiciary Committee
2021-02-08SenateIntroduced, Passed on First Consideration
2021-01-19SenateFiled for introduction


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