Democrat Bill Would Impose Term Limits On SCOTUS Justices, Mandatory Replacements Every Two Years

Democrat Bill Would Impose Term Limits On SCOTUS Justices, Mandatory Replacements Every Two Years


House Democrats introduced a bill Tuesday that would place strict term limits on Supreme Court Justices and mandate that the President make new appointments to the Court every two years.

A group of Democrats in the House, led by Georgia Rep. Hank Johnson, introduced the bill into the record Tuesday evening. The bill, titled the ‘‘Supreme Court Tenure Establishment and Retirement Modernization Act of 2022,” or TERM Act, would place term limits of 18 years on Supreme Court justices, and mandate that the President appoint a justice to the Court twice during each term.

The first section of the bill deals with the appointment of justices. The text states:

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The President shall, during the first and third years after a year in which there is a Presidential election,

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