H.J.Res. 86 (112th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures with respect to elections.

Introduced:
Nov 14, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Betty Sutton
Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Nov 14, 2011
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
S.J.Res. 29 (identical)

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Status

This resolution was introduced on November 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Nov 14, 2011
Referred to Committee Nov 14, 2011
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
15 cosponsors (15D) (show)
Committees

House Judiciary

The Constitution and Civil Justice

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H.J.Res. stands for House joint resolution.

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11/14/2011--Introduced.
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.

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