S.J.Res. 33 (112th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to expressly exclude for-profit corporations from the rights given to natural persons by the Constitution of the United States, prohibit corporate spending in all elections, and affirm the authority of Congress and the States to regulate corporations and to regulate and set limits on all election contributions and expenditures.
Dec 8, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on December 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Bernard “Bernie” Sanders
Senator from Vermont
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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2011
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- Constitutional Amendment - Declares that the rights protected by the Constitution are the rights of natural persons and do not extend to for-profit corporations, limited liability companies, or other private ...
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Last Action: Nov 18, 2011
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