HR 973

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 973

To amend title 28, United States Code, to prevent the misuse of foreign law in Federal courts, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 9, 2011

Mrs. ADAMS (for herself, Mr. POSEY, Mr. AKIN, Mr. COBLE, Mr. SENSENBRENNER, Mr. GOHMERT, Mr. CARTER, Mr. WESTMORELAND, Mr. KING of Iowa, Mr. BURTON of Indiana, Mr. GINGREY of Georgia, Mr. GARRETT, Mr. PITTS, Mr. ROE of Tennessee, Mr. MCCLINTOCK, Mr. MANZULLO, Mr. NEUGEBAUER, Mr. NUGENT, Mr. HUELSKAMP, Mr. BROOKS, Mr. KINGSTON, Mr. DUNCAN of South Carolina, Mrs. MCMORRIS RODGERS, Mr. STUTZMAN, Mr. MILLER of Florida, Mr. FLORES, Mr. ISSA, Mr. PENCE, Mr. GALLEGLY, Mr. FORBES, Mr. MARINO, Mr. ROSS of Florida, Mr. CHAFFETZ, Mr. DANIEL E. LUNGREN of California, Mrs. BLACK, Mrs. MILLER of Michigan, Mr. COLE, Mrs. SCHMIDT, Mr. PAUL, Mr. REED, Mrs. ELLMERS, Mrs. BLACKBURN, Mr. MCCOTTER, Mr. WILSON of South Carolina, Mr. BARLETTA, Mr. BACHUS, Mr. GOODLATTE, Mr. WALBERG, Mr. DUNCAN of Tennessee, Mr. ROONEY, and Mr. JONES) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend title 28, United States Code, to prevent the misuse of foreign law in Federal courts, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. USE OF FOREIGN LAW IN FEDERAL COURTS.

`CHAPTER 183--USE OF FOREIGN LAW IN FEDERAL COURTS

`Sec. 4201. Limitation on use of foreign law in Federal courts

SEC. 2. CLERICAL AMENDMENT.

4201'.

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