H.J.Res. 72 (112th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States giving Congress power to regulate campaign contributions for Federal elections.


Jul 13, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on July 13, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Kurt Schrader
Representative for Oregon's 5th congressional district


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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2011
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
7/13/2011--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Gives Congress the power to prohibit, limit, and otherwise regulate the contribution of funds or donation of in-kind equivalents: (1) to candidates standing for election to a ...

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 84 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 13, 2010

H.J.Res. 32 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 26, 2013

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 72” 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.


Jul 13, 2011


6 cosponsors (6D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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