H.J.Res. 12: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to limitations on the amounts of contributions ...

...and expenditures that may be made in connection with campaigns for election to public office.

113th Congress, 2013–2015. Text as of Jan 04, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. J. RES. 12

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 4, 2013

introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

JOINT RESOLUTION

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to limitations on the amounts of contributions and expenditures that may be made in connection with campaigns for election to public office.

That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:

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Congress shall have power to set limits on the amount of contributions that may be accepted by, and the amount of expenditures that may be made by, in support of, or in opposition to, a candidate for nomination for election to, or for election to, Federal office.

2.

A State shall have power to set limits on the amount of contributions that may be accepted by, and the amount of expenditures that may be made by, in support of, or in opposition to, a candidate for nomination for election to, or for election to, State or local office.

3.

Congress shall have power to implement and enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

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