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 ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 17, 1991

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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 224”). 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.


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

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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 28, 1989

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