State Representative Jean Schmidt’s Keep Nine Resolution Voted Out of House Civil Justive Committee

By Chuck Gibson 

LOVELAND, OH (June 18, 2021) – Ohio State Representative Jean Schmidt released an announcement today the House Concurrent Resolution 18 which she supported has passed favorably out of committee. 

Jean Schmidt, State Representative, (R- Loveland) (File Photo)

State Representative Jean Schmidt (R-Loveland) today announced that the House Civil Justice Committee this week favorably reported out House Concurrent Resolution 18, which would ask Congress to adopt the “Keep Nine” amendment to the United States Constitution.

“I am glad to see the House Civil Justice Committee report this bill out of committee,” said Schmidt. “It’s important to maintain an independent Supreme Court that isn’t threatened by court packing for political gain.”

The “Keep Nine” amendment states, “The Supreme Court of the United States shall be composed of nine Justices.” The amendment now has nationwide support that includes over 160 members of Congress and state legislative chambers including Governors, Lt. Governors, and Attorneys General.

Formal Group Photo 9 current justices of the Supreme Court: John Roberts, Sam Alito, Clarence Thomas, Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh, Amy Coney Barrett, Stephen Breyer, Elena Kegan, Sonia Sotomayor (Provided)

State Representative Jean Schmidt is serving her first term in the Ohio House of Representatives. She represents the 65th house district, which includes northwestern Clermont County.

For more information, contact Rep. Schmidt’s office at (614) 466-8134 or rep65@ohiohouse.gov.