HR 2023

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 2023

To amend the Revised Statutes of the United States to prevent the use of the legal system in a manner that extorts money from State and local governments, and the Federal Government, and inhibits such governments' constitutional actions under the first, tenth, and fourteenth amendments.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 26, 2011

Mr. BURTON of Indiana (for himself, Mr. LAMBORN, Mr. FORBES, Mr. JONES, Mr. WESTMORELAND, Mr. TERRY, Mr. MCCOTTER, Mr. FRANKS of Arizona, Mr. SIMPSON, Mr. GARRETT, and Mr. BARTON of Texas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend the Revised Statutes of the United States to prevent the use of the legal system in a manner that extorts money from State and local governments, and the Federal Government, and inhibits such governments' constitutional actions under the first, tenth, and fourteenth amendments.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. LIMITATIONS ON CERTAIN LAWSUITS AGAINST STATE AND LOCAL OFFICIALS.

SEC. 3. LIMITATIONS ON CERTAIN LAWSUITS AGAINST THE UNITED STATES AND FEDERAL OFFICIALS.

SEC. 4. EFFECTIVE DATE.

END