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

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2011
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
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 ... Read more >
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 90 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 18, 2011

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 33” means this is a Senate 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Dec 8, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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