New Cosponsor — Jun 21, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. James “Jim” Langevin [D-RI2]
The resolution now has 15 cosponsors (15 Democrats).
Nov 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This resolution was introduced on November 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district
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Last Updated: Nov 14, 2011
Length: 2 pages
Constitutional Amendment - Grants Congress and the states the power to regulate the raising and spending of money and in kind equivalents with respect to federal and state elections, respectively. Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 86”). 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 committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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