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.

Introduced:

Dec 8, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on December 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Bernard “Bernie” Sanders

Senator from Vermont

Independent

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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2011
Length: 3 pages

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Dec 8, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 90 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 18, 2011

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