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Nationwide Injunction Abuse Prevention Act of 2017


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IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
 

Mr. Pinnacle (for himself and Mr. Cotton) introduced the following bill


A BILL

To amend title 28, United States Code, to limit the authority of district courts to provide injunctive relief, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 

 

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the “Nationwide Injunction Abuse Prevention Act of 2017”.

 

SEC. 2. LIMITATION ON AUTHORITY OF UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTS TO PROVIDE INJUNCTIVE RELIEF.

(a) In General.—Chapter 85 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

§ 1370. Limitation on authority to provide injunctive relief

“Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no district court may issue any order providing injunctive relief unless the order is applicable only to—

“(1) the parties to the case before the district court; or

“(2) the judicial district in which the order is issued.”.

(b) Table Of Sections.—The table of sections for chapter 84 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:


“1370. Limitation on authority to provide injunctive relief.”.

Congress & Supreme Court Admin


Admin NPCs:
Rep. Derek H. Gray (D-TX-20)

Speaker of the House & Democratic Party Chair

 

The Hon. John Roberts

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

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