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  • BILL

    H.R.2655 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

    Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2013

    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Introduced 07/11/2013)
    Cosponsors: 7
    Latest Action: 11/18/2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
    3. Passed Senate
    4. To President
    5. Became Law
  • BILL

    H.R.6185 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Local Courthouse Safety Act of 2012

    Sponsor: Rep. Adams, Sandy [R-FL-24] (Introduced 07/25/2012)
    Cosponsors: 12
    Latest Action: 09/12/2012 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  • BILL

    H.R.4086 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Foreign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity Clarification Act

    Sponsor: Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1] (Introduced 02/24/2012)
    Cosponsors: 3
    Latest Action: 03/20/2012 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  • BILL

    H.R.1021 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Temporary Bankruptcy Judgeships Extension Act of 2011

    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Introduced 03/10/2011)
    Cosponsors: 3
    Latest Action: 04/23/2012 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    Note: For further action, see H.R.4967, which became Public Law 112-121 on 5/25/2012.
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Passed Senate

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
    3. Passed Senate
  • LAW

    H.R.394 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Federal Courts Jurisdiction and Venue Clarification Act of 2011

    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Introduced 01/24/2011)
    Cosponsors: 3
    Latest Action: 12/07/2011 Became Public Law No: 112-63.
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Became Law

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
    3. Passed Senate
    4. Resolving Differences
    5. To President
    6. Became Law
  • LAW

    H.R.368 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Removal Clarification Act of 2011

    Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4] (Introduced 01/20/2011)
    Cosponsors: 1
    Latest Action: 11/09/2011 Became Public Law No: 112-51.
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Became Law

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
    3. Passed Senate
    4. To President
    5. Became Law
  • BILL

    H.R.5281 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Removal Clarification Act of 2010

    Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4] (Introduced 05/12/2010)
    Cosponsors: 3
    Latest Action: 12/18/2010 Cloture on the motion to agree to House amendment to Senate amendment numbered 3 not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 41. Record Vote Number: 278. (consideration: CR S10665-10666; text: CR S10665)
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Resolving Differences

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
    3. Passed Senate
    4. Resolving Differences
  • BILL

    H.R.4506 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2010

    Sponsor: Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] (Introduced 01/26/2010)
    Cosponsors: 2
    Latest Action: 05/27/2010 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 412.
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  • BILL

    H.R.4113 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Federal Courts Jurisdiction and Venue Clarification Act of 2010

    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Introduced 11/19/2009)
    Cosponsors: 1
    Latest Action: 09/29/2010 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  • BILL

    H.R.3632 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Federal Judiciary Administrative Improvements Act of 2009

    Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4] (Introduced 09/23/2009)
    Cosponsors: 3
    Latest Action: 10/28/2009 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    Note: For further action, see S.1782, which became Public Law 111-174 on 5/27/2010.
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  • LAW

    H.R.660 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Court Security Improvement Act of 2007

    Sponsor: Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-14] (Introduced 01/24/2007)
    Cosponsors: 5
    Latest Action: 01/07/2008 Became Public Law No: 110-177.
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Became Law

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
    3. Passed Senate
    4. Resolving Differences
    5. To President
    6. Became Law
  • BILL

    H.R.4772 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Private Property Rights Implementation Act of 2006

    Sponsor: Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1] (Introduced 02/16/2006)
    Cosponsors: 36
    Latest Action: 11/13/2006 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Failed House
    3. Passed House
  • BILL

    H.R.2389 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Pledge Protection Act of 2005

    Sponsor: Rep. Akin, W. Todd [R-MO-2] (Introduced 05/17/2005)
    Cosponsors: 197
    Latest Action: 08/04/2006 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  • BILL

    H.R.420 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2005

    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Introduced 01/26/2005)
    Cosponsors: 57
    Latest Action: 10/31/2005 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  • BILL

    H.R.4571 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2004

    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Introduced 06/15/2004)
    Cosponsors: 31
    Latest Action: 09/15/2004 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  • LAW

    H.R.2714 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    State Justice Institute Reauthorization Act of 2004

    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Introduced 07/14/2003)
    Cosponsors: 0
    Latest Action: 10/25/2004 Became Public Law No: 108-372.
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Became Law

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
    3. Passed Senate
    4. Resolving Differences
    5. To President
    6. Became Law
  • BILL

    H.R.1768 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Multidistrict Litigation Restoration Act of 2004

    Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Introduced 04/11/2003)
    Cosponsors: 2
    Latest Action: 03/25/2004 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  • BILL

    H.R.1115 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Class Action Fairness Act of 2003

    Sponsor: Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] (Introduced 03/06/2003)
    Cosponsors: 50
    Latest Action: 06/12/2003 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  • BILL

    H.R.1036 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act

    Sponsor: Rep. Stearns, Cliff [R-FL-6] (Introduced 02/27/2003)
    Cosponsors: 250
    Latest Action: 04/10/2003 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  • BILL

    H.R.2341 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Class Action Fairness Act of 2002

    Sponsor: Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] (Introduced 06/27/2001)
    Cosponsors: 56
    Latest Action: 07/31/2002 Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  • RESOLUTION

    H.Con.Res.199 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)

    Expressing the sense of the Congress that prayers and invocations at public school sporting events contribute to the moral foundation of our Nation and urging the Supreme Court to uphold their...

    Sponsor: Rep. Bonilla, Henry [R-TX-23] (Introduced 10/19/1999)
    Cosponsors: 31
    Latest Action: 11/19/1999 Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  • BILL

    H.R.1875 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)

    Interstate Class Action Jurisdiction Act of 1999

    Sponsor: Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] (Introduced 05/19/1999)
    Cosponsors: 37
    Latest Action: 11/19/1999 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  • BILL

    H.R.1534 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)

    Citizens Access to Justice Act of 1998

    Sponsor: Rep. Gallegly, Elton [R-CA-23] (Introduced 05/06/1997)
    Cosponsors: 239
    Latest Action: 07/08/1998 By Senator Hatch from Committee on Judiciary filed written report. Report No. 105-242. Minority views filed.
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  • BILL

    H.R.992 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)

    Tucker Act Shuffle Relief Act of 1997

    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Introduced 03/06/1997)
    Cosponsors: 51
    Latest Action: 03/12/1998 Received in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
  • BILL

    H.R.1170 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)

    To provide that cases challenging the constitutionality of measures passed by State referendum be heard by a 3-judge court.

    Sponsor: Rep. Bono, Sonny [R-CA-44] (Introduced 03/08/1995)
    Cosponsors: 46
    Latest Action: 09/29/1995 Received in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Passed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House