39th Congress > House > Vote 324

Date: 1866-07-18

Result: 78-41

Vote Subject Matter: Civil Liberties / Domestic Social Policy

Sponsor: WILSON, James Falconer (R-IA)

Bill number: HR334

Description: TO CONCUR IN A SENATE AMENDMENT TO H.R. 334 (14 STAT 209, 7/23/1866), AN ACT TO FIX THE NUMBER OF JUSTICES ON THE U.S. SUPREME COURT, AND TO CHANGE CERTAIN JUDICIAL CIRCUITS. THE SENATE AMENDMENT PROVIDES THAT THE SUPREME COURT SHALL CONSIST OF A CHIEF JUSTICE AND SIX ASSOCIATES, 4 OF WHOM SHALL CONSTITUTE A QUORUM, AND THE AMENDMENT ALSO MAKES CERTAIN PROVISIONS RELATING TO CIRCUIT COURTS. (P. 3909)

Original source documents: Congresional Globe vol. 74, p. 3909; House Journal vol. 63, p. 104;

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