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The Judiciary Act of 2011 (Cartiorari Act)

2011 September 23
by JEREMY, C.J.

An Act to establish the Supreme Cart of the United States.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States in Congress assembled, That the Supreme Cart of the United States shall consist of at least two Justices, one of whom shall serve as Reporter of Decisions, and shall hold session biweekly at the seat of government, or in that portion formerly thereof retroceded to the Commonwealth of Virginia by Act of this Congress assembled in the year of our Lord 1847.

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That the Supreme Cart shall have exclusive jurisdiction of all food carts, trucks, and other transitory alimentary establishments within those portions of the District of Columbia or the part thereof retroceded to the Commonwealth of Virginia by Act of this Congress assembled in the year of our Lord 1847.

SECTION 3. And be it further enacted, That the Supreme Cart is hereby charged with the formulation of rules that shall govern its procedure, which, before taking effect, shall be certified and transmitted forthwith to the Congress for a vote thereon.

SECTION 4. And be it further enacted, That the Justices of the Supreme Cart, before they proceed to execute the duties of their respective offices, shall take the following oath or affirmation, to wit: “I, A. B., do solemnly swear or affirm, that I will administer justice without respect to carts or trucks, and do equal right to the poor and to the rich, and that I will faithfully and impartially discharge and perform all the duties incumbent on me as, according to the best of my abilities and understanding, agreeably to the constitution, and laws of the United States, and the rules governing the Supreme Cart. So help me God.”

APPROVED, August 26, 2011.

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