Senate passes bill to protect Supreme Court Justices

The Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would provides police protection for Supreme Court Justices.

Through a unanimous consent agreement, the Senate passed H.R.2922, which extends through Dec. 29, 2019, the authority of the Supreme Court Police to protect, in any state, the Justices of the Supreme Court.

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Rep. George Holding (R-N.C.) introduced the bill, which passed in the House last month on a 399-3 vote.

The Senate also passed H.R. 2871, which realign the southern judicial district of Mississippi into four divisions — it was five.

Both bills head to President Obama’s desk for his signature before becoming law.

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