H.J.Res. 78 (112th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to clarify the authority of Congress and the States to regulate the expenditure of funds for political activity by corporations.

Overview

Introduced:

Sep 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Donna Edwards

Representative for Maryland's 4th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 12, 2011
Length: 2 pages

History

Sep 12, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

H.J.Res. 78 (112th) was a 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.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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