H.J.Res. 8 (112th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to limitations on the amounts of contributions and expenditures that may be made in connection with campaigns for election to public office.
Jan 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on January 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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- 1/5/2011--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Grants Congress the power to set limits on the amounts of contributions and expenditures with respect to candidates in a federal election.Grants a state the power to ...
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The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 8” 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.
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