This regulation is issued under authority of 40 U.S.C. § 13l to protect the Supreme Court Building, grounds, and persons and property therein, and to maintain suitable order and decorum within the Supreme Court Building and grounds. The Regulation enforces provisions of 40 U.S.C. § 13j. Any person who fails to comply with this regulatm may be subject to a fine and/or imprisonment pursuant to 40 U.S.C. § 13m.

No person shall, on the Supreme Court grounds, create any noise disturbance. For purposes of this Regulation, a noise disturbance is any sound that (1) falls within the definition of "noise disturbance" set forth in 20 D.C.M.R. 20-27-2799; or (2) disturbs or tends to disturb the order and decorum of the Supreme Court or any activities authorized by the Court in the Supreme Court Building or on the Supreme Court grounds.

Dale E. Bosley
April 24, 2000

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