H.J.Res. 224 (102nd): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to contributions and expenditures intended to affect Congressional, Presidential, State, and local elections.


Apr 17, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on April 17, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Elizabeth Patterson
Representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
4/17/1991--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Declares that the Congress shall have the power to set reasonable limits on campaign expenditures by, in support of, or in opposition to any candidate in any ...

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 344 (101st) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 28, 1989

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 224” means this is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress. A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 17, 1991


38 cosponsors (35D, 2R, 1I) (show)
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