Bill Name: Televising of Supreme Court Sessions Act of 2007
Bill Description: A BILL to permit the televising of Supreme Court proceedings.

BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. AMENDMENT TO TITLE 28.

(a) In General- Chapter 45 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by inserting at the end the following:

`Sec. 678. Televising Supreme Court proceedings

`The Supreme Court shall permit television coverage of all open sessions of the Court unless the Court decides, by a vote of the majority of justices, that allowing such coverage in a particular case would constitute a violation of the due process rights of 1 or more of the parties before the Court.'.

(b) Clerical Amendment- The chapter analysis for chapter 45 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by inserting at the end the following:

`678. Televising Supreme Court proceedings.'.


Bill Author: Horatio Hornblower (D-FL)
Aye: 58
Nay: 25
Present: 6

Senators voting Aye:
Wyatt Earp (D-AZ)
hefman08 (D-AZ)
Beth Ariane (D-AR)
Mike Huckabee (R-AR)
Eduardo Ramirez (D-CA)
Dr. Frank Drake (D-CA)
valiant2 (D-CO)
Senator Joshua Miller (D-CO)
paragon12321 (D-CT)
Elvish Magi (D-FL)
JoCaVa4 (D-GA)
Reaper (D-GA)
bigonesen5 (D-HI)
James Gunn (D-ID)
Bobby Kennedy (D-IL)
paragon12322 (D-IL)
It'sbucket (R-IN)
GodHatesHuskies.com (D-IA)
Alex (R-KS)
Chuckles (R-KS)
Drew Brees (R-LA)
Bigonesen4 (D-MA)
Mike Bond MI (D-MI)
Jujubee (R-MI)
Michael Jay (D-MN)
Michael Jay 2 (D-MN)
Angela Merkel (R-MS)
Quien es (D-MS)
dj brown jr (D-MO)
Sod-Off Baldrick (D-MT)
DeRoyalgop (R-NE)
UsamaBinForgotted (D-NV)
Mitchell Miller (D-NV)
Mike Bond NJ (D-NJ)
Ed Diaz (D-NJ)
BillRichardson (D-NM)
Jason Bowen III (L-NM)
Senator Elvish Magi (D-NY)
James B. Weaver (D-NY)
Stetson Kennedy (D-NC)
Pedophile Eleden (D-OH)
Sen Andrew Min OK (R-OK)
Golgamesh Clarktown (R-OK)
Chas Wyden (D-OR)
John Winters (D-PA)
Tony Benn (D-RI)
Degree1 (D-RI)
stockguy3 (D-SC)
Robert Ingersol (D-SC)
Mr. Free XI (L-SD)
Crimson Volunteer (D-TN)
Eleden, Texas Rapist (D-TX)
dziggetai (R-TX)
Juin (R-UT)
stockguy2 (D-WV)
Mr. Free Jr. (L-WI)
Helper Seat (R-WI)
Sox Marshal (R-WY)

Senators voting Nay:
Jeremiah Denton (R-AL)
Scott (R-AL)
NebulaState (D-CT)
Christopher Richards (D-FL)
Matthew Faustini ID2 (R-ID)
Danforth Quayle (R-IN)
FVPIX (R-KY)
Zap Rowsdower. (R-KY)
M. Broussard (R-LA)
Krispy (D-MD)
Ben Cardin (D-MD)
NebulaWorld (D-MT)
elpmet (D-NE)
Jed Bartlet (D-NH)
Thor 2 (L-NC)
Thor (L-ND)
Frank Rizzo (D-PA)
StinkyBoy (R-SD)
FVPXXIV (R-TN)
Sen Andrew Min Ar (R-UT)
Progressivevoice (D-VT)
Harry Byrd (D-VA)
David Miller (D-WA)
Ann Baker (R-WV)
The Tick (R-WY)

Senators answering "Present":
Matthew Faustini A1 (R-AK)
Addison McConnell (R-AK)
Jeremiah Jay (D-DE)
Michael Schroeder (D-MA)
Elos (D-OR)
southergentleman (R-VA)

Senators not voting yet:
Jack A. Jay (D-DE)
Alice Paul (D-HI)
Len Jorring (D-IA)
Sparks (D-ME)
Adam King (D-ME)
Mason of the Big Canoe (D-MO)
James Radonis (D-NH)
larryreturns (R-ND)
Stryker (D-OH)
Progressivevoice jr. (D-VT)
Ken Kennedy Kennedy (D-WA)